Romantic Suspense

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Not Dead Yet

For some reason, I’ve been gravitating towards paranormal romances lately, most often ones featuring characters involved in law enforcement, which was the immediate appeal of Jenn Burke’s Not Dead Yet.  It’s the first in a new series in which one of the protagonists is, as the title suggests, ...

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Devoted to Pleasure

Shayla Black opens up her new series about bodyguards and the women they love with her hot new contemporary romance, Devoted to Pleasure. Professional body guard, ex-soldier and all around nice dude Cutter Bryant is desperately protective of his quasi-adopted sister, Brea Bell, who has been impre ...

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Aftermath

Kelley Armstrong’s Aftermath takes us into the dark world of school shootings, shattered friendships and redemption. It’s an emotional tale that will keep you thinking about it long after you put the book down. There was nothing ordinary about that day; it had been both the most glorious and ...

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The View from Rainshadow Bay

The View from Rainshadow Bay, the first in Coleen Coble’s new Lavender Tides series, is set in the fictional bay-side community of Lavender Tides, Washington State. While Ms. Coble is a well-known, prolific writer of romantic suspense within the Christian community, I haven’t read her before, an ...

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Forbidden Promises

I recently fell into an unusually long reading slump where I could not make myself read anything. I was starting to feel not like myself after months passed without sitting down to truly read a book. I managed to limp through one I enjoyed, but it took weeks. Finally, just when I was starting to thi ...

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A Change of Heart

A Change of Heart is my second Sonali Dev novel;  I enjoyed The Bollywood Bride, and had high hopes for this one.  Unfortunately, the misleading categorization (women’s fiction) and my assumption that like its predecessor (which is linked to this story), it was a romance, left me confused about ...

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Bad Judgment

Bad Judgment is a charged and adrenaline-packed story and is Sidney Bell’s début male/male romantic suspense novel. Embry Ford quietly lives under the radar, working as a personal assistant. He is young but suave, super intelligent, good looking and brusque. He works for—and is bedding—a ...

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Twilight at Blueberry Barrens

The latest in Colleen Coble's Sunset Cove series, Twilight at Blueberry Barrens suffers from some of the same flaws as one of the earlier installments I read. There's just too much going on in this book and it's not tied together very well.  Overall, that's a shame because there really are some int ...

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Her Rogue Alpha

Her Rogue Alpha is the fifth book in Paige Tyler's X-Ops series, combining military and government forces special operation missions with paranormal elements, specifically characters that are shifters or genetically enhanced hybrids. The combination of tight, action packed sequences with the skills ...

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Burn Down the Night

Burn Down the Night is the third book in author Molly O’Keefe’s suspenseful romance series Everything I Left Unsaid. The first two books, Everything I Left Unsaid and The Truth About Him were a duology featuring Annie and Dylan, with book one told from Annie’s point of view and book two, a con ...