"A sweeping and engaging historical romance, Angelina’s Secret has emotion, action, suspense, and above all, an epic and timeless love. Diane Merrill Wigginton delivers the key elements of an enjoyable historical romance. She draws readers in with vivid descriptions of settings and characters, creating the feeling of a period drama on film."
"Manning considers Austen’s Fanny to be too “insipid” a heroine to inspire reader interest. Thus, she alters the story beginning with Austen’s play scene in Chapter XV...Many try to emulate Austen; not all succeed. Here, Manning triumphs. She has retained Austen’s spirit, while providing a stronger Fanny who will surely win today’s readers."
"A unique and exciting paranormal romance, The Night Everything Fell Apart brings angels and demons to life, all while blurring the line between good and evil...Packed with thrilling action and heady romance, this is a fantastic read for fans of paranormal romance."
" Schmidt has tapped into the real world of high school relationships and narrated the novel in a language her readers will understand—even crave. In doing so, she has transformed what might have been a trite story into something utterly fresh and original."
"Briskly paced and fluidly written, this book is captivating for its inventive plot and gripping scenarios involving a globally wide range of people in dire situations...this captivating and unsettling novel delivers attention-grabbing drama sure to delight disaster book junkies. Readers will eagerly await the sequel."
"The Recipe isn’t a rehash of generic relationship advice but a fresh dish peppered with to-the-point morsels: how to help a distant lover engage again, what to do before ending a relationship or giving an ultimatum...the perfect blend of salty and sweet, with a generous dollop of humor and warmth."
"As a whole, Having It All has something for all fans of erotic romance: enjoyable sex scenes, ultimately strong characters, intriguing setting, and a satisfying romance."
"The book features a compelling pace and hot sex scenes — and romance fans will find themselves racing to learn whether maturity and steadiness can ultimately triumph over youth and excitement."
"The novel is aimed at the young adult market and the type of older supernatural romance readers who embraced the Twilight franchise (from which many ideas are borrowed). Lively language makes this an easy read, despite the length, and most story threads tie together satisfactorily — although some unanswered questions leave an uneasy feeling..."
"A girl raised in a dysfunctional family struggles to make it on her own in this plot-thin yet colorful and dark novel.The book elicits empathy by allowing readers inside the protagonist’s deepest thoughts. The novel’s big failing lies in its lack of important plot structure, and no clear narrative hook or main dramatic conflict to be resolved."
If you’re looking for a book that will take you to the warm beaches of the Caribbean, the desolate terrain of the desert and other places then this is the book for you.
"This cleverly written romance follows Molly and Phil on their sometimes hilarious, often touching misadventures, as they navigate the tricky waters of love, relationships, and friendship surrounded by a cast of unique characters. A richly constructed story makes this book a great read for any romance fan."
"Way to a Stranger’s Heart is an exciting and sexy erotic romance, perfect for readers who enjoy a fast-paced story with a heart-warming conclusion."
"Alexander’s story is supposed to chronicle a young woman’s fall and her rise into adulthood. Unfortunately, the weak plot and poor editing result in Samantha’s rise falling flat."
A figurative and literal blow-by-blow description of marital abuse in her novel. The story starts slow as Scott details the rise and deterioration of Caroline and Owen’s relationship. But judicious editing is in order. While tales of abuse are common, successful ways to overcome it can offer inspiration and hope.
"In this lightweight romance, Irish lovers Samantha Kelly and Niall Connors may have to live on memories of their “enduring love” when Niall is forced to flee Northern Ireland. The book is a pleasant romance, with no greater ambitions. Still, the novel will have its charms for romance fans, who will breeze towards the happily-ever-after ending."
"Til Death Do Us Part combines romance and mystery against a backdrop of international intrigue...While the story’s cover copy suggests it’s packed with twists and turns, it proves to have just one, on the last page — and it’s hinted at strongly enough that many readers will get there sooner."
"Tango’s Tales is at once a highly erotic, laugh-out-loud funny, subtly emotional, and brutally honest fictional memoir...a no-holds-barred and often shocking one-woman show that is not for timid readers but perfect for those who enjoy erotica that cleverly blends sex and humor with refreshingly candid storytelling."
"Tiffany Grant delivers fresh perspective on waiting for Mr. Right in her fun and energetic book...Grant’s motivating spin on the dreaded single life is encouraging and will be passed around from girlfriend to girlfriend."
"Peggy Lampman is an engaging writer, capturing the heart of Southern living with wit, charm and vivid detail...For readers who enjoy a Southern flavor to their stories, spending time in the company of these fine folks through the pages of Simmer and Smoke will go down as easily as a slice of watermelon on a hot summer’s day."