Caribbean

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The Book of True Desires

The early sections of The Book of True Desires set up a premise so tantalizing I actually experienced a giddy rush of anticipation. But while Betina Krahn takes readers on an interesting journey in this romantic adventure, I ultimately couldn't help thinking that some better company would have impro ...

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The Iron Rose

Attention, readers in search of an exciting historical with a lush love story: have I got a book for you! Marsha Canham hits one out of the park with this gender-bending tale of pirates, spies, and love on the high seas. At the helm of her ship the Iron Rose on what's supposed to be a short shake ...

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Voyager

Voyager, the third installment in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, is a sharp contrast to the previous book, Dragonfly in Amber. Whereas Dragonfly began and ended with Claire and Jamie separated for twenty years, Voyager, as the title indicates, is the story of Claire’s return to the past and ...

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Wishin' On A Star

Wishin' On A Star starts out with potential in its two lead characters. Heroine Shelby Russau is a lonely woman who has lost both her parents and her only brother, and believes herself to be alone in the world. Hero Raphael Blaize is a Grenadian man whose obsession with family in the abstract has le ...

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Wishing

Wishing is the third installment in the Fairbourne series, and it has many of the classic elements that have made Miranda Jarrett popular. Like many of her other books, it is a shipboard romance, complete with an arrogant captain hero, a feisty heroine, and colorful maritime detail. Though Jarrett h ...

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Day Dreamer

Don't let the title of this book fool you - Day Dreamer is not a dreamy sort of read. Instead, it is a two-hanky read and one of the best books you are likely to read this year. Set in New Orleans and the Caribbean in 1816, this compelling tale is a marriage of convenience romance with a twist su ...