Reviews by TaKiesha Smith

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When He Was Wicked (#45 on our Top 100 Romances List)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on July 13, 2004 Julia Quinn delivers another winner in the sixth addition to the Bridgerton series. Francesca and Michael’s story is interesting and definitely not typical. Michael Stirling meets Francesca Bridgerton and falls head over heels in lo ...

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Reflected Pleasures

In Reflected Pleasures, the second book of Linda Conrad’s Gypsy Inheritance series, a magic hand-mirror is given to the reluctant Ty Steele by Passionata, the daughter of the King of Gypsies. His cousin told him of the gypsy and her magic, but Ty cannot believe in it. The gypsy promises Ty that ...

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The Texan's Reward

The Texan’s Reward is Jodi Thomas’ fourth book in the Texans series. This book focuses on the Nell a free-spirited business woman, and Jacob, a Texas Ranger - both of whom we met earlier in this series. Those of us who have read the other books could not wait to read the romance between Two Bi ...

B+
No More Playas

In No More Playas, the sequel to The Playas Handbook, Lance Montgomery, the self-titled biggest playa, has to change his ways in order to win back the woman of his dreams. Lance blew his chance with Dr. Asia Fowler in a moment of panic when the thought of commitment scared the living daylights o ...

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Blue Smoke

Nora Roberts' newest romantic suspense, Blue Smoke, is a sweet read. Not in a syrupy, goody-goody way, but in a way that draws the reader in and makes them happy to be reading "this book" kind of sweet. Reena Hale’s life changed the day she was attacked by a neighbor boy and her ...

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Private Demon

Lynn Viehl's newest book, Private Demon, is a continuation of the Darkyn series. It begins several months after If Angels Burn ended and the story continues at a fast pace with a new hero, heroine, and a host of characters from the first book. Thierry Durand is a vampire on the run ...

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Mother of Prevention

Lori Copland’s latest book, Mother of Prevention, is a heartwarming read that sucks you in right from the beginning and holds on to you until the very last page. Kate Madison suffers a tragic loss: her firefighter husband dies, leaving her and her two daughters alone. Kate goes throu ...

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I Hunger For You

I Hunger for You is the third single title in Susan Sizemore's vampire series. The series, which has hooked a multitude of readers and also features two short stories, is one I've enjoyed in the past, but I found this particular entry lacking. Colin Foxe is a Prime vampire out to have a good t ...

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An Everlasting Love

Bette Ford’s latest contemporary, An Everlasting Love, is an emotional read about a heroine with one huge obstacle to overcome and a hero who is patient enough to wait. Brynne Armstrong had almost everything she wanted. She was on track to getting the degree she promised her de ...

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An All Night Man

Anthology
An All Night Man is a sensual anthology about some very sexy men and the women in their lives. On entry is recommended with qualifications, another is just plain recommended, and one will knock your socks off. ...