second chance romance

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Rock Wedding

Rock Wedding is the fourth and final instalment of Ms. Singh’s popular Rock Kiss series, which tells the stories of Schoolboy Choir, one of the world’s foremost rock bands. Abe, the keyboard player, knows he found lightning in a bottle when he married Sarah, and was a complete idiot for pushing ...

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Into the Blue

Into the Blue is the second book in Chanel Cleeton’s Wild Aces series. Think Top Gun but with a bit of a modern twist. Eric, call sign Thor, is finding things tough after the death of a colleague, which is making him question his decisions, in and out of the air. When he runs into his ex-fiancée ...

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Heart Breaker

Heart Breaker is the story of a country music duo that is as skilled at hurting each other as they are at recording number one hits. When the powers that be decide that personal feelings are secondary to business, Chance and Jolene have to decide exactly how much of their heart they're each willing ...

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Thrown Down

I’m a big fan of hot contemporary romance series and looked forward to the Made in New Jersey books by Tessa Bailey. I very much enjoyed another book I read of Ms. Bailey’s - Chase Me. That story featured relatable characters with great chemistry, sharp, witty dialogue, and steamy sex scenes. My ...

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The Dutch Girl

American Historicals—particularly those set during the American Revolution—have always been of particular interest to me. I love the time period, love learning more about that war, and I particularly enjoy getting a glimpse of what my home, the northeast part of the United States, looked like ba ...

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Twice Tempted

Twice Tempted is the fifth instalment in Eileen Dreyer’s Drake’s Rakes series, and follows neatly on from book four, Once a Rake. During the course of that book, twin sisters Fiona and Mairead Ferguson learned that their brother, Ian, had been killed following his unsuccessful attempt to assassi ...

B+
Hadrian: Lord of Hope

Readers who have followed Grace Burrowes’ Lonely Lords from the beginning may recall the heroine of this book – Lady Avis Portmaine - as the sister of the heroine of the third, Ethan: Lord of Scandals. In that story, we learned that governess Alice Portman (in reality Lady Alexandra Portmaine) h ...

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Love Overdue

The title to this book is a cute play on words that refers both to the fact that our heroine is a librarian and to a certain facet of the characters’ romantic relationship. That sense of cute, easy fun conveys pretty much what this novel is – a quick, breezy relaxed end of summer treasure. Do ...

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Unforgiven

When it comes to reviewing contemporaries, adult leads hung up on high school drama ranks pretty high on the complaint list. However, I've long said that a good author can make even the most problematic plot element work, and that's exactly what Anne Calhoun does with Unforgiven. This book centers o ...

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A Prior Engagement

Dr. Seuss said, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” That statement perfectly describes how I feel towards DIK reads. They are such a pleasure to experience and so difficult to put down. Nothing quite beats that special feeling of finding a truly special book. When SA ...