More or Less Contemporary Reads

Now that I'm all caught up reviewing my historical reads, here's what else I've been reading. An assortment of contemporaries, with a little suspense, erotica, a sweet, and even a romantic threesome. Tell Me No Lies, Kathryn Shay, Harlequin Super Romance, 2006 Cease Fire, Janie Crouch, Harlequin Intrigue, 2018 Mystery Date, Crystal Green, Harlequin Blaze, …

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Safekeeping

Safekeeping is a 1994 Harlequin by Peg Sutherland. It's part of the Dangerous to Love series, a set of fifty books each set in a different American State. This is #46, Virginia. It's also part of the Women Who Dare series, and it's no longer in print or available electronically. Sutherland wrote for Harlequin in …

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The Baby of Their Dreams

The Baby of Their Dreams, by Carol Marinelli, is a 2015 Harlequin romance in the Medical line. Unlike the old doctor-nurse formula (A Match for Sister Maggy, A Girl Named Rose), this is doctor-doctor - equality, right down to the specialty. Cat and Dominic are both emergency room physicians. They meet at a medical conference, …

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Mischief Under the Mistletoe

Mischief Under the Mistletoe: Holiday Hotties Just Waiting To Be Unwrapped is an eBook anthology, offering 19 contemporary romances for under a dollar. It is only available in the Amazon Kindle format, but apps are available to read Kindle eBooks on any device. I was not sure what to expect with this collection. I will …

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Her Secret, His Surprise

Her Secret, His Surprise, is a 2014 novel by Paula Altenburg. This is from the Red Hot Bliss imprint at Entangled Publishing. The Bliss imprint promises "sweet contemporary category romance with a small-town, family vibe," and it appears Red Hot Bliss replaces sweet with some heat. I am predisposed to like this, partly because Altenburg …

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Nothing Short of Perfect

Nothing Short of Perfect is a Harlequin Desire by Day LeClaire, published in 2011. The Desire series has wealthy attractive heroes, and features plots where sex is important, but the acts are not described in detail. This book is part of the Billionaires and Babies line, which I wish I'd noticed when I bought it. …

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Off the Clock / In the Line of Duty

Off the Clock and In the Line of Duty are romance novellas by Donna Alward. They were originally distributed as eBooks and later printed together as First Responders Volume 1.  They, and others in the series, are available at http://www.samhainpublishing.com/author/7/donna-alward. I've read and enjoyed several of Alward's Harlequin books: Sleigh Ride with the Rancher, A Family for the …

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