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Friday, November 17, 2017

4 Wine Glass #Review of The Farrier's Daughter by Leigh Ann Edwards

 



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Title: The Farrier’s Daughter
Series: The Irish Witch Series: Book 1
Author: Leigh Ann Edwards
Format: Kindle, 195 pages
Published: July 7, 2016 (Tule Publishing; 2 edition)
ISBN: ASIN: B01HST10T0
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N 
Reviewer: Linda
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 4 out of 5 Wine Glasses

In 16th Century Ireland. Young and beautiful Alainn McCreary, healer in training to the powerful O’Brien Clan, is on the cusp of discovering she possesses vast and unusual supernatural powers, which she hopes will help her unlock the secrets of her past and break the curse on the O’Brien Clan.

Alainn is counseled to hide her magical abilities, but how can she when dark forces rise up to threaten not only the O’Brien Clan, but Alainn and the life of the Chieftain’s beloved, but forbidden nephew, Killian O’Brien, a man Alainn has loved as long as she can remember?



Your Thoughts:
“He snorted. "He fears you? Why ever would he fear a small girl like you, and his own daughter?"
She napped her eyes back up and whispered, "Because, I know of magic."
Killian smirked. "Of course you know of magic, everyone knows of magic. We live in Ireland. Everyone knows of fairies and druids, and the like. Magic cannot be disputed, even if the priests do not take kindly to these beliefs."
"Aye, but I can do magic.” 

Read an #Excerpt from At Your Service by Lexi Blake




35920402At Your Service 
(Masters and Mercenaries #14.5)
by Lexi Blake
Kindle Edition, 454 pages
Expected publication: November 14th 2017 by DLZ Entertainment, LLC
ASINB074JJPHLJ
Juliana O’Neil’s promising future was burned away in the heat of battle. She had been an officer with a bright future in the military, but now she is struggling to survive. Her husband gone and her career in shambles, she finds a job at Top as a hostess and tries to put together the pieces of her life. The last thing she needs is any kind of male attention, but she can’t help but be amused at her neighbor and coworker’s lothario antics. Not that she would have anything to do with him, at least not for more than one night.

Javier Leones doesn’t understand monogamy. No woman could ever be enough for his endless libido, but he has to admit Juliana has his attention. For reasons he doesn’t fully understand, he can’t seem to get the gorgeous redhead with the sad eyes out of his head. After one scorching night together, he realizes he’ll never be able to get her out of his system. But with his reputation, he fears she’ll never see him as more than a one-night stand.

When their passions collide, these new lovers will be forced to confront Juliana’s past and come to terms with Javier’s present. Will they find their way or will this reservation be canceled at the last minute? 


Thursday, November 16, 2017

4 Wine Glass #Review of Sugarplum Way by Debbie Mason

 



34220608Title: Sugarplum Way
Series: Harmony Harbor #4
Author: Debbie Mason
Format: Kindle, 368 pages
Published: October 31, 2017 (Forever)
ISBN: ASIN: B01N2AICXC
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N
Reviewer: Linda
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 4 out of 5 Wine Glasses

Romance writer Julia Landon knows how to write a happily-ever-after. Creating one for herself is a whole different story. But after a surprising--and surprisingly passionate--kiss under the mistletoe at Harmony Harbor's holiday party last year, Julia thought she might have finally found her very own chance at true love. Until she learns her Mr. Tall, Dark, and Broodingly Handsome has sworn off relationships. Well, if she can't have him in real life, Julia knows just how to get the next best thing....

Aidan's only priority is to be the best single dad ever. And this year, he plans to make the holidays magical for his little girl, Ella Rose. But visions of stolen kisses under the mistletoe keep dancing in his head, and when he finds out Julia has written him into her latest novel, he can't help imagining the possibilities of a future together. Little does he know, though, Julia has been keeping a secret that threatens all their dreams. Luckily, 'tis the season for a little Christmas magic.



Linda's Thoughts:
“Why be ordinary when you can be extraordinary?”

#CoverReveal of Sex, Not Love by Vi Keeland




SEX, NOT LOVE
 (A standalone novel)
by Vi Keeland 
Release date 1/15/2018
A Contemporary Romance Novel

Read an #Excerpt from The Bed Mate by Kendall Ryan




33407610The Bed Mate 
(Roommates #3.5)
by Kendall Ryan
Expected publication: November 14th 2017
I might be a typical guy, but these last few years, my love life’s been anything but. From crazy ex-girlfriends to one night stands who are stage-five clingers, my relationships go bad faster than the milk in your fridge. The only constant has been my best friend Maggie.

Fresh off a bad breakup of her own, I invite Maggie to my guy’s skiing weekend knowing she needs an escape from reality. But then something funny starts to happen. I start noticing things about her that I never noticed before.

She’s beautiful and doesn’t know it, she’s funny without even trying, and now she’s suddenly single for the first time in forever.

Sharing a hotel room with her proves to be the tipping point in our very platonic friendship. Suddenly I want to put my hands, my mouth, and my ... other parts ... all over her gorgeous body. I want to claim her, make sure no man touches her ever again. But then her groveling ex shows up, and Maggie’s torn.

Am I ready to screw up the best relationship I’ve ever had for a shot at something more?


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

3.5 Wine Glass #Review for No Other Duke Will Do by Grace Burrowes

 



34523598Title:  No Other Duke Will Do
Series: Windham Brides #3
Author:  Grace Burrowes
Format:  Papberbook & eBook, 368pgs
Published:  Nov. 7, 2017 by Forever
ASIN: B06XFR3CCH
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N
Source: Publisher
Reviewer:  Kimberly
Rating:  3.5 out of 5 Wine Glasses

Julian St. David, Duke of Haverford, is barely keeping his head above water in a sea of inherited debts. Though he has a long-term plan to restore the family finances, his sister has a much faster solution: host a house party for London's single young ladies and find Julian a wealthy bride.

Elizabeth Windham has no interest in marriage, but a recent scandal has forced her hand. As much as she'd rather be reading Shakespeare than husband-hunting, she has to admit she's impressed by Julian's protective instincts, broad shoulders, and, of course, his vast library.

As the two spend more time together, their attraction is overwhelming, unexpected... and absolutely impossible. With meddling siblings, the threat of financial ruin, and gossips lurking behind every potted palm, will they find true love or true disaster?



Kimberly’s Thoughts:
With her two younger sisters getting married, Elizabeth is starting to feel familial pressure to give up her notion of spinsterhood.
Julian may be a duke but the lofty title won't save him from penury.
A houseparty may be the final downfall for them both.