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Desire's Blossom

I first picked up Desire’s Blossom when I was ten years old. I was curious about the books with the ugly covers that my sister loved so much. I chose Desire’s Blossom because I read from the back cover blurb that it was partially set in China. I didn’t read another romance book for six ...

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Lost in Translation

Ah literary fiction! Quality books in beautiful covers! The blurb on the back of Lost in Translation makes it sound like a romance novel, but the stunning art work and handsome binding let you know it is something better. Right? This is a book you can be proud to read on the subway or keep on your c ...

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Jade Island

Sigh, I never thought I'd live to see the day when Elizabeth Lowell, mistress of the long and sensual love scene, would write a quickie. Jade Island is the second in Ms Lowell's series about the Donovan family. In this one, Kyle Donovan, who is an expert on gems, meets Lianne Blakely, the ill ...

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The Tiger's Bride

Retired Air Force Colonel Merline Lovelace is quite prolific, writing full-length suspense, contemporary, series, and historical romance. Until now, my favorite book by her was the medieval, Lady's Ransom. What struck me so much about that book was the sense of honor and responsibility the hero and ...