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Blitzed

Blitzed is the third book in the Playbook series, which focuses on the love lives of the Denver Mustangs football team. Written by a former NFL wife, these fun, flirty, sexy stories sing with authenticity and humor. You don’t have to read the first two books to enjoy this one but you definitely sh ...

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Once a Spy

Once a Spy is the fourth and final installment in Mary Jo Putney’s Rogues Redeemed series. It’s a mixed bag of lovely romance, questionable circumstances, interesting war story, and unbelievable outcomes. In the end, I was entertained but it left me scratching my head a few times. British int ...

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Don't Breathe a Word

I’m a big fan of the current thriller market, with its dark often psychotic villains and flawed narrators, but every once in a while I miss the classic police procedural romantic suspense novels that were popular back in the nineties and nones. Fortunately, some writers are still producing good no ...

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The Goddess Gets Her Guy

The Goddess Gets Her Guy is a romance of supreme silliness and goofiness – an alright journey with a message that love isn’t bound by class or status.  But its extremely lightweight nature and total inability to stand on its own without having read…well, almost everything else the author’s ...

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In the Dark

A secluded mountain lodge. The perfect getaway. So remote no one will ever find you. The promise of a luxury vacation at a secluded wilderness spa has brought together eight lucky guests. But nothing is what they were led to believe. As a fierce storm barrels down and all contact with the outside ...

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Fishnet

I'm always on the lookout for thrillers that don't shy away from the darker, grittier side of life, so Fishnet by Kirstin Innes seemed like something that would appeal to me. It's the story of one woman's obsessive search for the truth about the sister who went missing six years earlier. Unfortunate ...

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A Cowboy Like You

A Cowboy Like You has a really terrific hero and a somewhat shallow, self-possessed yet selfish, TSTL heroine.  Add in a romance that moves way too quickly to be credible and some nagging, unanswered questions and you have a romance that falls into the ‘just okay’ territory. Sheriff Danny Ol ...

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My Fake Rake

Remember the Hollywood trend of remaking historical stories into contemporary teen romances - Clueless, She's the Man, Ten Things I Hate About You? Would you like to read a book that does the reverse and sticks modern high schoolers in the Regency? Neither would I. Lady Grace has had a crush on M ...

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Mixed Match

Mixed Match – part of a series about couples who meet in unusual circumstances – is a fun book with a worthwhile romance that will bring on tears for some, but doesn’t really rise to a higher level. After a messy divorce, restaurateur Sophia Kent is in the middle of moving to Portland from ...

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Seduced by the Soldier

Seduced by the Soldier is just fine. It’s fine in the way you’re fine at the end of the day when absolutely nothing of note happened. It’s fine in the way you’re fine when someone asks you in passing how you are and there’s nothing to report. However, since this is a review, I’ll be a li ...