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B
Cabin Fever

In the romance-novel industry, the word “sweet” signifies that a book has no sex scenes. In that sense, the word does not apply to Cabin Fever by Marilyn Pappano, as the characters do make love. But in every other sense of the word, this is an extremely sweet book. A sheltered Arkansas wo ...

B+
The Return Of Luke McGuire

The bad boy is a staple of the romance novel. We readers love a black leather clad, motorcycle riding, dangerous, handsome-as-sin, swaggering bad boy - especially when he is paired with a sweet, quiet, shy, good girl. Yes, we've met both these characters many times before, but in The Return of Luke ...

C+
Maddie's Justice

There is a lot to like about Maddie's Justice. The characters are all intelligent, rational-acting people who never jump to conclusions and react in admirable ways to the danger they are thrust into. Unfortunately, as rationally as they respond to external events and characters, at times they act su ...

B
Rogue's Reform

Rogue's Reform is the third in Marilyn Pappano's Heartbreak Canyon miniseries. It is not necessary to have read the earlier books in the series, but doing so will add a much greater depth to the characters in this book. I urge you to find the earlier books - Cattleman's Promise and The Horseman's Br ...

B
Nobody Does It Better

Paris Sommers is a woman with a secret. To the rest of the world, she is the manager of best-selling author Montgomery Alexander, a man renowned for his thrilling cloak-and-dagger adventure novels. However, in reality, Alexander is nothing but another invention of Sommers' fertile imagination, a cre ...

B+
A Stranger's Wife

I don't much care for Westerns. I picked up A Stranger's Wife on the recommendations I'd heard from others, deciding to give it a try despite the setting. I'm very glad I did, and what's more, I can't wait to read more of Maggie Osborne's work. A Stranger's Wife is the story of Lily Dale, a woman ...

B
Knight Errant

Knight Errant is the sixth and latest in Marilyn Pappano's series Southern Knights. The books are set in New Orleans in a decaying neighborhood called Serenity Street. The characters in the Southern Knights books all have a common cause. They are fighting a crime boss named Jimmy Falcone. ...