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Book Review: Mary Balogh’s The Arrangement (The Survivors’ Club series, book two)

 Title: The Arrangement Author: Mary Balogh Series: The Survivors’ Club Genre: Historical romance Published: 2013 Pages: 400 Format read: paperback and ebook Rating: A- Blurb: Desperate to escape his mother’s matchmaking, Vincent Hunt, Viscount Darleigh, flees to a remote country village. But even there, another marital trap is sprung. So when Miss Sophia Fry’s intervention on his behalf finds her unceremoniously booted from her guardian’s home, Vincent is compelled to act. He may have been blinded in battle, but he can see a solution to both their problems: marriage. At first, quiet, unassuming Sophia rejects Vincent’s proposal. But when such a gloriously handsome man…

Review and New Release: Neighbors by L.S. Murphy

  Title: Neighbors Author: L.S. Murphy Genre: Contemporary romance Published: 2013 Pages: 65 Format read: ebook Rating: C+ Neighbors is a novella from Entangled’s Flirt line, which promises “palate-teasing novellas designed to satisfy readers’ cravings for romance without the time commitment required to invest in a full-length novel.” Sounds perfect for a busy November, right? Rena Woods’s design business is finally taking off. She’s landed a huge client–the wife of St Louis’s newest NBA star–and she’s sure that doing well on this job will give her an “in” in the industry. When her new neighbors move in, she might not have even noticed–except for the giant…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside:Two New Holiday Novellas from Entangled’s Indulgence Line

Entangled’s Indulgence line is releasing four holiday novellas this month in a series entitled Baby It’s Cold Outside. Four heroes and heroines plus one snowy Christmas Eve equals four steamy Christmas stories! Here’s the first two offerings from authors Kate Hardy and Heidi Rice: Title: ‘Tis the Season to Kiss Santa Author: Kate Hardy Series: Baby It’s Cold Outside Genre: Contemporary romance Published: 2013 Pages: 95 Format read: ebook Rating: C+ Mitch Carter hates Christmas. He had a rough childhood, and Christmas never brought him anything more than another chance to be miserable. Even as an adult, he’s never wanted to celebrate the holiday. He needs to prove…

New Release Book Review: Dark Angel by T.J. Bennett

If you haven’t already, you can read my interview with author T.J. Bennett here. Title: Dark Angel: A Gothic Fairy Tale Author: T.J. Bennett Genre: Paranormal historical romance Published: 2013 Pages: 224 Format read: ebook Rating: A- Dark Angel: A Gothic Fairy Tale definitely delivers on its promises. It has the dark part down pat: a mysterious island which is shrouded in mists, a brooding hero who is unaccountably absent during the day, and a feisty heroine who constantly feels as if she is being watched. Add to that a mysterious black beast, a graveyard of tiny white crosses, and an entire island of…

New Release Blitz and Giveaway! Bittersweet Magic by Nina Croft (a novel of The Order)

Another new Entangled Edge book is out this week–Bittersweet Magic by Nina Croft! Read all about it below, and then enter in the Rafflecopter drawing to win! Come back in two weeks, when we’ll be featuring a spotlight review, too! Edge, a digital-first single-title romance line from Entangled Publishing, takes its lead from our popular Select imprint but gives its novels an edge in the marketplace by bringing great stories to readers at reasonable prices in a quick-and-easy way. Whether sexy or sweet, traditional romance or love and lust with a women’s fiction bent, at the center of every Edge…

It’s Free, and It’s Finished! Read Ruthie Knox’s Truly at Wattpad Now!

Title: Truly Author: Ruthie Knox Series: New York Genre: Contemporary romance Published: 2013 (for sale 2014) Pages: 138 (48 parts) Format read: online, at Wattpad Rating: A I’ve been reading Truly by Ruthie Knox for just over two months now–it’s been the best part of my Mondays for weeks, and I don’t know what I’ll do now that the story is finished. (Maybe just stay in bed? What are the chances I can convince my boss that I’m ill each and every Monday? Oh, and manage to find a competent sub to cover my classes? Yeah, that’s what I thought too. Sigh…) At least I still have a…

Release Day Blitz: A Long Time Coming by Heather Van Fleet

 Today, Sunshine Press releases a new NA contemporary novel by Heather Van Fleet, A Long Time Coming–read all about it! Title: A Long Time Coming Genre: Contemporary New Adult Novel Publisher: Sunshine Press Blurb: Abigail Orson has a problem. A love problem to be precise; and she has absolutely no idea how to go about fixing it. For years now, she has been chasing her best friend’s brother—demanding things from him that he’s never wanted to give. For one? A real relationship that surpasses well beyond that dreaded ‘just friends’ zone. You see, David Anderson is her idea of perfection…

New Release and Spotlight: Mocha, Moonlight, and Murder by Mary Ann Kempher

    Mocha, Moonlight, and Murder MaryAnn Kempher   Book Blurb: Instead of feeding her late-night appetite, a midnight food run nearly gets 28-year-old Katherine O’Brian killed. She’s the only person to see the man who brutally murdered a local woman, and the killer is hell-bent on making sure she doesn’t talk.   Scott Mitchell left a broken engagement behind when he moved to Reno, and the last thing he needs is more melodrama. But when he and Katherine are paired for a college project, that’s what he gets. It can be very distracting when someone is out to kill…

Three Hot New Novellas from Entangled’s Flirt Line–and a Giveaway!

Entangled’s Flirt line is introducing three new novellas today! Read on to find out all about them and enter to win an awesome giveaway at the end of the post! P.S.–Reviews of all three are to come 😉 Santa to the Rescue by Adele Downs Synopsis:   Firefighter Jamey Tucker knows three things in life to be true: an honorable man doesn’t go back on his word; never hurt a woman; and lasting love isn’t a myth. But with his recent move to a new job at Appleton Fire Station, the long hours don’t offer hope of finding the love…

Spotlight Blitz and Giveaway! Trust Me by K.E. Osborn

 Read all about a new erotic contemporary romance trilogy–and enter to win a copy! Trust Me? K E Osborn   Blurb: This book is for mature audiences 18+ It contains explicit language and sexual content. Jenifer Taylor is content with her life, dull and boring as it is. Being absent from the dating scene means she doesn’t have to deal with the major trust issues she has with men that stem from a controlling and aggressive ex-boyfriend and an absentee father. She’s happy being alone, sharing her life with her friends and family. When Jeni starts a typical day in…

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