Contemporary Romance

B+
Alaskan Holiday

Every Debbie Macomber Christmas story has a comforting traditional familiarity that her fans relish - and I am one of them. Alaskan Holiday reaches its conclusion during the holiday season, but its focus is very modern. Before Josie Avery starts working at Seattle’s hottest chef-owned restauran ...

F
Ache For You

"I don't want to talk to you." "Ah. You are a lesbian." – Matteo meets Kimber, Ache For You The above quotation was the harbinger of bad things to come, like thunder before a tornado.  J.T. Geissinger’s Ache for You continues her Slow Burn series of rewritten fairytales, this one a Cinde ...

D
Playing the Dutiful Wife (Manga Edition)

Sometimes you get a D read that is so absolutely crackerpants that ultimately, it brings almost as much joy into your life as a DIK. Playing the Dutiful Wife is that D read. Meg Hamilton is flying from Oz to LA to work for her parent’s real estate company, and her business class seatmate is Bra ...

B+
Big Bad Cowboy

Travis Blake used to be an institution in Big Verde, Texas, until too many things went wrong and he hightailed it outta town with no plans to return. Until he got the phone call that his brother had landed himself in jail (no surprise) and that there were no other kin to care for his son. So now Tra ...

B-
Trouble Brewing

Piper Williams loves brewing beer and she’s damn good at if you ask her. She just needs that one big break. Lucky for her, it comes along in the form of Blake Reed, the owner of the newest gastropub in town. Not only does Blake dig Piper’s beer, he digs her and they kick off something special. ...

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Rogue Nights

Rogue Nights is a multi-author anthology featuring seven new novella length romances, stories of women and men fighting back against political ideologies that seek to disenfranchise women and minorities through racist and oppressive policies. It's part of the Rogue series that came about as the resu ...

C
Taking A Shot

Brett Silligner is skating on thin ice - metaphorically. While his hockey skills aren’t doubted, his off the ice behavior has landed him at his last chance to play professional hockey with a coach who does not take any nonsense. On his last night before reporting to the rink, he picks up willing p ...

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The Hookup

Sophie Bigelow is a mathematical genius who believes in straight talk and clear communication. The gameplay of modern dating is at best annoying and at worst a waste of time, but she’s itchy to lose her virginity. Thus, a hookup is on the cards and the handsome lobsterman propping up the bar she ...

B+
Better Not Pout

I’m one of those people who doesn’t start feeling Christmassy until a couple of weeks beforehand.  I hate the fact that the cards and decorations start appearing in the shops at the end of August; I won’t listen to a Christmas song until well into December if I can avoid it, and it’s not ti ...

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Coast to Coast

Hockey romance authors will generally create a fictional NHL team as the backdrop for their series, so it's rare to find an author who digs down into the farm teams that build up the players for their chance in the spotlight. That's what Melanie Ting has done with her Vancouver Vice series. The Vice ...