Books by Jackie Ashenden

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That Deep River Feeling

That Deep River Feeling is a brother’s best friend (with the brother in question being dead) Alaska-set romance that’s simple and easy to read, if a little unsubstantial. Zeke Montgomery has arrived in Deep River, Alaska charged with a mission: his recently deceased friend and business partne ...

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With the Lights On

Jackie Ashenden is great at writing hot sex scenes, and you’ll find those aplenty in With the Lights On. Unfortunately even a sexy romance needs a plot, and with too much narration and too little momentum, With the Lights On is a low-watt bulb. Under the name Honey, Maggie makes a living workin ...

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Deep River Promise

Sometimes I feel a bit like a damaged romance heroine when I open a book by a new-to-me author. You know the trope - she's been hurt by love before, and is wary of trying again. But eventually the hero hits the right notes with her, so she cautiously starts to trust and eventually love him. Reading ...

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Come Home to Deep River

Usually known for her alpha males, MC members and uncompromising billionaire mobster types, Jackie Ashenden takes on small-town Alaskan romance with Come Home to Deep River, focusing on the strained ties between an ex-soldier and current land tycoon, and the girl who loves him but whose loyalty rema ...

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Living in Secret

Jackie Ashenden’s Living in Secret is an erotic exploration of a marriage in trouble and the third story in the author's New Zealand set Forbidden Desires series.  Connor and Victoria have been separated for a year and are on the verge of divorce but Connor can't make himself sign the papers, des ...

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King's Ransom

You know what you’re getting into when you bite into a Jackie Ashenden novel.  Lots of internal monologuing from possessive, alpha male heroes and sweet, sassy-mouthed girls who wanna fuck as much as the heroes want to fuck them.  Sometimes she’ll be funny, but she’ll always be sexy.  King ...

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King's Price

In this series kickoff from Jackie Ashenden, Leon King is setting out to take his family business from mob-focused to legitimate. The way to do that, however, is not exactly legitimate. He needs to marry Thomas Hamilton’s daughter for plot reasons and so he blackmails the fellow into offering said ...

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Ruined

In the mood for something spicy as the dead of winter surrounds us?  Jackie Ashenden gives us a heated but somewhat difficult story in Ruined, her first release for Harlequin’s new Dare line, about a will-they-or-won’t-they relationship between two childhood friends who fake a relationship to p ...

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Raw Power

As a longtime fan of Jackie Ashenden's writing, you'll find that most of my reviews for her books feature words like 'Intense!' and 'Steamy!'. This applies whether she's writing erotic romances like her Living In ... and Lies We Tell series or riveting romantic suspense like her Nine Circles series. ...

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The Big Bad Billionaire

I heard there was a new Jackie Ashenden book out in November, and as a newer fan of hers, I jumped at the chance to review it.  I haven’t read the earlier books in the series, and though I’m curious about those stories after reading this one, The Big, Bad Billionaire works perfectly fine as a s ...