Reviews by Maria Rose

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Ruined

Shiloh Walker has come up with another entertaining and emotional romance in her Barnes Brothers series with Ruined in which Sebastian, the golden boy of Hollywood gets to play the hero in a way he never expected. While he's had a crush on Marin, a close friend of his older brother (and a fellow act ...

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Truly, Madly, Sweetly

I really loved the last book by Kira Archer that I read, Loving Her Crazy, so I was looking forward to reading this first one in her new series. It revolves around Natalie and Eric inheriting a combined piece of property from Eric’s aunt who happened to have been Natalie’s landlord. Natalie’s ...

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Three Nights Before Christmas

This is a standalone novella in the Montana Born Christmas series. Lacey and Austin have a pretty unpleasant history. He was the arresting officer in a case that Lacey was inadvertently involved in due to her relationship with the leader of the drug ring. Imprisoned for three years, she’s finally ...

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The Marriage Contract

The Marriage Contract is the start of new mafia romance series featuring three families whose lives are intertwined by violence and intrigue – the O’Malley’s, The Sheridans and The Hallorans. Each book is a standalone romance, but there’s a clear sense that there will be a continuing story a ...

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Tempting the Knight

This is the second story in the Fairy Tales of New York series but can easily be read as a standalone. This particular story features Zelda, the bad girl of the group and Tyrone, her friend Faith’s older brother. When Tyrone reluctantly answers an emergency call from Zelda at the precinct where s ...

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Out of Bounds

This sexy m/m new adult romance is the story of Nick and Jesse. When Jesse ends up in a bad way on campus after a vicious attack, he’s put with a new roommate, Nick. Nick is a few years older and wiser, a part time student and a bouncer who works at a local gay nightclub a few nights a week. He’ ...

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One Night With Her Bachelor

This is part of the Bachelor Auction series  and it’s the story of Molly and Gabriel. Gabriel is a reclusive wounded ex-soldier, living in an isolated cabin in the woods. When he has a hand in rescuing Molly’s injured son Josh, it creates a bond between them, one that goes deeper than the one ...

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Facing Fire

The Bad Boys Undercover series by HelenKay Dimon is an action packed series that deals with the Alliance, an undercover group made up of former MI6 and CIA operatives. In Facing Fire, the third story in the series, an enemy thought dead turns out to be very much alive, and he’s on a personal vende ...

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Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line is the third book in Audra North's Hard Driving series, and the first to feature the sometimes fractious relationship between the press and the race car drivers who rely, for good or bad, on their coverage. Ty Riggs is becoming an established name on the Riggs driving team, followi ...

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Wicked Burn

Rebecca Zanetti writes a variety of contemporary and paranormal romances. The ones I've read to date feature classic alpha male heroes and kick-ass heroines, both character types that I enjoy reading about. The Realm Enforcers series is a spinoff of her Dark Protectors series and Wicked Burn marks t ...