Love on Ice: Game Changer

Game Changer is a new release from Carina Press, an ebook imprint of Harlequin, and the debut novel from Rachel Reid. Scott is the captain of an NHL team. He's off his game, but one morning he tries a fruit smoothie from the cute Kip, and that night he returns to top form. He credits …

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A Teasing Temptation: Never a Bride

JoAnn Ross is a prolific writer, who has written in a variety of romance subgenres. Just looking over her list of titles is enough to make me want to read some of her work (especially the book where the couple write a romance - and you can also buy the romance they wrote). However, my …

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Hot Stuff: Beautiful Player

Beautiful Player is a 2013 novel from Pocket Books, by Christina Lauren, a pseudonym for a pair of writers. The cover blurb promised a hilarious depiction of modern dating. Um, no. This is mostly a collection of steamy scenes that is fun sexual fantasy, wrapped in a deeply conservative plot. Hanna is a twenty-three-year-old sciences …

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Harder to Love a Rich Man: Billionaire’s Forgiveness

Billionaire's Forgiveness is the rest of the story started in Billionaire’s Love, which I just reviewed. Yes, I'm reviewing another recently released book. The world is full of wonders. Brenda Pearson took a couple of years to put this together, but since I only just read her first one, I was spared waiting. The opening is …

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Hard to Love a Rich Man: Billionaire’s Love

Billionaire's Love is a 2016 romance novel by Brenda Pearson, from Friesen Press. First, I have to say that I love this cover. A beach at sunset, the pose, minimal detail, and lots of clear space for title and author. And this scene is implicit in events in the book. Great work from Katie Harding …

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Sleepless in Manhattan

Sarah Morgan's Sleepless in Manhattan is another recent (2016) Harlequin that is discreet about its publisher. Like Lord of the Privateers and its Mira Books imprint, this one's http://www.hqnbooks.com site redirects to Harlequin. This book is also part of a series, though the first, and it's another second chance romance. As the title suggests, this …

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Game Over

Taylor Keating's Game Over is a paranormal romance from TOR books, but if it didn't have a female heroine it would probably be called an action-adventure or a fantasy story. Don't be misled by the beefcake cover - this story is first and foremost about staying alive. A synopsis is tricky... River Weston is half …

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Staying Single

Staying Single was the début novel of the short-lived Harlequin Flipside series. Like the later Next series, this was an attempt to incorporate, as the preface states, the best of chick lit with traditional romance. It promises edge, attitude, and fun along the way to happy every after. Prolific romance writer Millie Criswell wrote this, …

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