Bohjalian is a literary novelist... his books are also filled with artfully drawn characters and great, passionate storytelling. "The Sandcastle Girls" is all that, but different, more powerful.
His plots are twisted and sometimes have surprise endings. His stories grab you from the minute you start to read and are hard to put down.
... its similarities to Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre are striking, including extensive descriptions of the landscape and nature, an old English estate, and common themes, characters, and plot devices.
Marion manages to maintain levity through the dry humorous writing while creating characters who are remarkably unique, memorable, and likable
Tretick's work is a noteworthy example of unapologetically romantic American portraiture.
It’s a damn good time. Kick off your shoes, grab some chocolate of your own...settle into a comfortable chair, and read Lucky in Love.
...the romance between the beautiful and quick-witted Isabel and the masked champion of the downtrodden propels this novel to the top of its genre.
Taking a Shot is a Jaci Burton erotic romance, and she delivers the passionate, inventive, sexually explicit love scenes that fans expect.
Banks nicely balances bedroom and battlefield action as Rionna’s tough swordsmanship and Caelen’s tender lust propel the couple and the clans toward harmony.
One Good Earl Deserves a Lover is an engaging, erotic novel by a talented writer.
This story is based off the true story of the prophet, Hosea, found in the Bible, and the prostitute named Gomer that he married at God’s direction. A fantastic tale that I couldn’t put down from the very first page to the last. Definitely check it out!
A LADY NEVER SURRENDERS was a superlative read and tied up all the loose ends...
Climbing aboard with this sea of extravagant creatures...what more could one hope for from Collins?
...this character's story stuck faithfully to real life.
A Kiss at Midnight is a worthwhile read with interesting characterizations and witty dialogue. I found it truly a lighthearted, fun read that is good for summer.
A stunning, gorgeous and heartwrenching tale that is perfect for the holiday season...
After two chapters, my eyes had glazed over in that wonderful, must-turn-the-page, this-must-not-end way...I love, love, love a heroine unafraid of bullies. Georgiana is magnificent the whole way though this book...Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover was an impressive read from beginning to end
Realistic portrayal of contemporary teens and their moral challenges breathes fresh life into well-worn themes of rebellion and first love.
This is Mr. McCall Smith at his benevolent best, preaching the most gentle of philosophies and obviously recalling with affection his own memories of Botswana and his years there.
...thoroughly entertaining entry in a franchise that shows no signs of running out of steam.