Month: June 2010

Book Review-The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell

Book Review-The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell

Posted June 30, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell by Samantha James Published by Harper Collins on October 13th 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era, Romance Pages: 384 Format: Paperback     A cruel twist of fate changed Simon Blackwell’s life irreparably. A man of intense passions, he resolved to deny his emotions and desires forever, taking refuge in the wilds of the moorlands and shutting himself off from the world. But on one extraordinary night, on a rare trip to London, the unthinkable occurs. An intoxicatingly beautiful stranger stirs the sensuous hunger he has sworn to resist. Simon Blackwell believed that no […]

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Book Review-Mercury’s War

Book Review-Mercury’s War

Posted June 29, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Mercury’s War by Lora Leigh Published by Berkley on September 2 2008 Genres: Fantasy Romance, Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 325 Format: Paperback     Nothing matches Lora Leigh’s latest entry in the series about genetically altered Breeds with feline DNA, and the humans who awaken their desire. Someone has been slipping the Sanctuary’s secure information to a pharmaceutical company. Now it’s up to Ria Rodriguez to pose as a clerk and uncover the leak. Yet she has no idea of the danger she’s about to encounter, or the passion she’s about to ignite in one of the greatest Breeds […]

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Book Review-Storm of Shadows

Book Review-Storm of Shadows

Posted June 27, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Storm of Shadows by Christina Dodd Published by Penguin on September 1st 2009 Genres: Fantasy Romance, Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 400 Format: Paperback     Brilliant Rosamund Hill has lived her life buried in academia, discounting the legend of the Chosen as a myth?then Aaron Eagle shows up at her door. With the promise of a love that will defy fate itself, Rosamund is forced to confront the truth about the Chosen?and the dangerous man who sweeps her into a world of dark secrets. Rosamund Hill lives her life in libraries, she is a expert in antiquities and knows […]

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Book Review-Mine To Possess

Book Review-Mine To Possess

Posted June 27, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh Published by Penguin on 2008 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 341 Format: Paperback     A Psy/Changeling novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Shards of Hope, Shield of Winter, and Heart of Obsidian…”the alpha author of paranormal romance” (Booklist). A ghost returns from a leopard changeling’s past, making him question everything—even his base animal instincts… Clay Bennett is a powerful DarkRiver sentinel, but he grew up in the slums with his human mother, never knowing his changeling father. As a young boy without the bonds of Pack, he tried to […]

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Lusting For Covers (9)

Lusting For Covers (9)

Posted June 27, 2010 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 0 Comments

Lusting For Covers is a meme found on TBQ, that allows blogger’s to share their current cover obsession. Here’s what you do: 1- Take the graphic (left) to use on your post. Remember to give credit to the original host (TBQ).   2- Choose your own book cover that you’ve fallen in “lust” with in the past week. It can be new, old, a reprint, or even a book that is not yet out– it’s all up to you! If you find a cover that catches your eye, then showcase it on your blog, and let others see the pretty […]

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Book Review-Bed Of Roses

Book Review-Bed Of Roses

Posted June 26, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts Published by Penguin on October 27th 2009 Genres: Contemporary Romance Pages: 352 Format: Paperback     #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts cordially invites you to meet childhood friends Parker, Emma, Laurel, and Mac—the founders of Vows, one of Connecticut’s premier wedding planning companies. Wedding florist Emma Grant gets to play with flowers every day and work with her three best friends in the process. She couldn’t ask for a better job. And her love life seems to be thriving. Though men swarm around her, she still hasn’t found Mr. Right. And […]

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Book Review-The Tiger Prince

Book Review-The Tiger Prince

Posted June 25, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Tiger Prince by Iris Johansen Published by Random House Publishing Group on July 29th 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish Highlands Pages: 528 Format: Paperback     From the shimmering cities of a faraway land to the heather-scented hills of the Scottish Highlands comes this passionate tale of adventure and dangerous desire by one of America’s bestselling and beloved authors, Iris Johansen. TIGER, TIGER, BURNING BRIGHT In a locked room of shadows and sandalwood, Jane Barnaby first met the wickedly disturbing man whose searing blue eyes and brazen smile seem to read her deepest desires—a man who exudes the mystery […]

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Book Review-The Devilin Fey

Book Review-The Devilin Fey

Posted June 25, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Devilin Fey (urban fantasy, paranormal romance) by Jess C. Scott Published by jessINK on May 28th 2010 Genres: Fantasy Romance Pages: 126 Format: eARC     A novella of two stories, featuring an incubus and succubus. Story #1 features a demure young woman unleashing the Sdevil in her, through the intimacy with an incubus. Story #2 features a voyeuristic succubus driven by jealousy and a dangerous fixation. * * * Recommended for readers seeking something different in the “paranormal romance” genre. * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. This book is two short paranormal romances, and I found that I […]

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Book Review-Caressed By Ice

Book Review-Caressed By Ice

Posted June 24, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh Published by Penguin on September 4th 2007 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 368 Format: Paperback     The author of Shards of Hope and Shield of Winter presents a Psy/Changeling novel in which two people who know evil intimately must unlock the good within their icy hearts…As an Arrow, an elite soldier in the Psy Council ranks, Judd Lauren was forced to do terrible things in the name of his people. Now a defector, his dark abilities have made him the most deadly of assassins—cold, pitiless, unfeeling. Until he meets Brenna…Brenna Shane Kincaid was […]

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Book Review-To Burn

Book Review-To Burn

Posted June 23, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

To Burn by Claudia Dain Published by ePublishing Works! on July 4th 2011 Genres: Ancient Rome, Historical Romance, Medieval Era Pages: 379 Format: Paperback     The Romans had taken Britain and made it their own, but when the Roman Empire collapses on itself, the Roman legions leave the fringes of the Empire and draw back toward the center, to Rome. Leaving Britannia defenseless against the Saxon barbarians. She was a Roman Briton and she embodied all that Rome stood for. He hated her on sight. She, proudly Roman, fought him with every breath. He burned his way into her […]

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Waiting On Wednesday (6)

Waiting On Wednesday (6)

Posted June 23, 2010 by Loverofromance in Waiting On Wednesday / 0 Comments

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine,that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. This week I’m waiting on, About This Book: SINS THAT CAN’T BE FORGIVEN Tristan MacGregor is famed throughout the Highlands as a silver-tonged seducer and an unrepentant rogue. Bold and charming, he’s dallied with many women, yet none as mysterious as the lass he steals a kiss from at king’s court. Little does he know this beauty is one of his clan’s greatest enemies. PASSION THAT CAN’T BE DENIED Isobel Fergusson has despised the bloodthirsty MacGregors ever since they murdered her […]

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Book Review-His Wicked Ways

Book Review-His Wicked Ways

Posted June 22, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

His Wicked Ways by Samantha James Published by Harper Collins on March 17th 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era, Scottish Highlands Pages: 384 Format: Paperback    From across the Scottish Highlands strides Cameron McKay, the last member of the once powerful Clan MacKay. Handsome, fearless, and determined, he is a man who catches the eye of many a woman.. yet he has but one goal–to find Meredith, last daughter of the Clan Munro..and force her to provide him with an heir. When Cameron MacKay kidnaps Meredith from the gentle confines of the priory where she has sought refuge, he discovers […]

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Teaser Tuesday (10)

Teaser Tuesday (10)

Posted June 22, 2010 by Loverofromance in Teaser Tuesday / 0 Comments

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme that I have just discovered, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like Here is My Teaser: She finally found her voice after he dumped […]

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Book Review-Slave To Sensation

Book Review-Slave To Sensation

Posted June 21, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh Published by Penguin on September 5th 2006 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 352 Format: Paperback     THE FIRST PSY/CHANGELING NOVEL from the New York Times bestselling author of Shards of Hope, Shield of Winter, and Heart of Obsidian…The book that Christine Feehan called “a must-read for all of my fans.”In a world that denies emotions, where the ruling Psy punish any sign of desire, Sascha Duncan must conceal the feelings that brand her as flawed. To reveal them would be to sentence herself to the horror of “rehabilitation”—the complete psychic erasure of […]

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Lusting For Covers (8)

Lusting For Covers (8)

Posted June 20, 2010 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 0 Comments

Lusting For Covers is a meme found on TBQ, that allows blogger’s to share their current cover obsession. Here’s what you do: 1- Take the graphic (left) to use on your post. Remember to give credit to the original host (TBQ).   2- Choose your own book cover that you’ve fallen in “lust” with in the past week. It can be new, old, a reprint, or even a book that is not yet out– it’s all up to you! If you find a cover that catches your eye, then showcase it on your blog, and let others see the pretty […]

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Book Review-The Golden Barbarian

Book Review-The Golden Barbarian

Posted June 19, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Golden Barbarian by Iris Johansen Published by Bantam on March 1 1992 Genres: Historical Romance Pages: 352 Format: Paperback ASIN: 0-553-29604-3 ISBN: 0-553-29604-3     From the halls of a palatial prison to the hot sands of an endless desert… Here is a timeless story of love and adventure set among hills of gold, warring tribes, and fabled kingdoms—the story of a fearless princess and a barbarian sheikh…. She was a ravishing pawn in a game of politics and passion… Flaunting the oppressive destiny decreed for her by the kingdom of Tamrovia, Princess Theresa Christina Rubinoff struck a sensual […]

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Book Review-The Fire King

Book Review-The Fire King

Posted June 19, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Fire King by Marjorie M. Liu Published by Harper Collins on June 8th 2010 Genres: Fantasy Romance, Paranormal Romance, Shape Shifting Pages: 384 Format: Paperback     Long ago, shape-shifters reigned as gods.But even gods have laws that they breakat their own peril . . .Each member of Dirk & Steele has a unique ability.Soria’s is the gift of communication—which is why she’sbeen chosen to learn the language of a tormentedwarrior resurrected after thousands of years of icy sleep.He is Karr, and once he was a king. Strong as a lion,quick and deadly as a serpent, he saw everything […]

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Book Review-Highland Warrior

Book Review-Highland Warrior

Posted June 18, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Highland Warrior by Monica McCarty Also in this series: Highland Outlaw Series: Campbell Trilogy #3 Published by Ballantine Books on January 27th 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era, Scottish Highlands Pages: 372 Format: Paperback     The ruthless enforcer of Scotland’s most powerful clan, Jamie Campbell will use any means necessary to vanquish lawlessness and unrest among the feuding Highland clans. Seduction is a game as easily played as subterfuge, but when Jamie poses a as suitor to a rival clan’s daughter in order to expose treason, the line between duty and pleasure is suddenly blurred. Ebony-haired, ruby-lipped Caitrina Lamont […]

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Book Review-The Darkest Kiss

Book Review-The Darkest Kiss

Posted June 17, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

The Darkest Kiss by Gena Showalter Published by Harlequin on June 15th 2012 Genres: Fantasy Romance, Mythology Pages: 384 Format: Paperback     She has tempted many men…but never found her equal. Until now.Though she has lived for centuries, Anya, goddess of anarchy, has never known pleasure. Until Lucien, the incarnation of death—a warrior eternally doomed to take souls to the hereafter. He draws her like no other. And Anya will risk anything to have him.But when the merciless Lord of the Underworld is ordered by the gods to claim Anya herself, their uncontrollable attraction becomes an anguished pursuit. Now […]

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Book Review-Highland Outlaw

Book Review-Highland Outlaw

Posted June 16, 2010 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Highland Outlaw by Monica McCarty Published by Random House Publishing Group on February 24th 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era, Scottish Highlands Pages: 370 Format: Paperback     Handsome and dangerous, Patrick MacGregor is a wanted man, possessing the tough, tenacious spirit of his outlawed clan. He will stop at nothing to save his people from destruction, even if it means marrying Elizabeth Campbell, the daughter of his worst enemy. Yet the flaxen-haired beauty disarms him from the start. Her sweet, unspoiled softness touches the cold depths of his ravaged soul–and makes him want much more than revenge.Inside the shy […]

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