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New Release Review! CHRISTMAS FROM THE HEART by Sheila Roberts

Title: CHRISTMAS FROM THE HEART Author: Sheila Roberts Publisher: MIRA Pages: 304 Genre: Women’s Fiction Olivia Berg’s charity, Christmas from the Heart, has helped generations of families in need in Pine River, Washington, but this year might be the end of the road. Hightower Enterprises, one of their biggest donors since way back when Olivia’s grandmother ran the charity, has been taken over by Ebenezer Scrooge the Second, aka CFO Guy Hightower, and he’s declared there will be no more money coming to Christmas from the Heart. Guy is simply being practical. Hightower Enterprises needs to tighten its belt, and…

Release Day Review! A FAMILY BY CHRISTMAS by Viv Royce

Title: A FAMILY BY CHRISTMAS Author: Viv Royce Pub. Date: October 14, 2019 Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC (Bliss) Formats: Paperback, eBook Pages: 200 Chocolatier Emma Miller has a new business selling bonbons to the residents of the quaint town of Wood Creek. When a tiny visitor stops by her shop with an interesting request, Emma is intrigued. The young girl needs chocolates that will help her widowed dad fall in love, preferably with her teacher. What Emma didn’t count on was Casey’s ever so charming and handsome dad, Grant, stepping into her life. She has to remind herself to be cautious because the one thing she…

Pre-Release Review! THE GIFT OF THE MARQUESS by Darcy Burke (Love is All Around #2)

The Marchioness of Darlington wants nothing more than to be a mother, but after nearly three childless years of marriage, Poppy believes she is barren. Her sadness is eclipsed by anger and hurt, however, when she learns that her husband does not share her despair, and she suspects he is having an affair. Unsure where to turn, she distances herself from him and rededicates herself to helping the women and children at the poorhouse—they are all she has. Gabriel Kirkwood, the Marquess of Darlington, is certain his wife will die in childbirth just like her mother, his mother, and his…

Pre-Release Review! 2ND STRIKE by Misty Evans and Adrienne Giordano (Schock Sisters #2)

Meg and Charlie Schock return for another intriguing case. This one hiding a secret that could wreck Charlie’s life. The newborn son of popular D.C. morning show host Carl Havers and his wife was kidnapped fifteen years ago. Charlie Schock, then an FBI agent, solved the open-and-shut case, returning Ethan to his parents. Now, the young man shows up at Schock Investigations with a DNA test proving Charlie got it wrong—he’s not the Havers’ son. His parents are still out there…so is the real Ethan Havers…and he wants to find them, no matter what. Did she get it wrong all…

Release Day Review! A MATCH MADE FOR THANKSGIVING by Jackie Lau (Holidays with the Wongs #1)

Advertising executive Nick Wong enjoys living in Toronto. He loves late nights partying and taking women back to his penthouse. And so it is with great reluctance that he returns to his boring hometown of Mosquito Bay for Thanksgiving. This year, however, is even worse than usual. His interfering parents and grandparents, frustrated with the lack of weddings in the family, have invited blind dates for him and his three siblings. Nick’s brother Greg has been set up with Lily Tseng, who just so happens to be Nick’s latest one-night stand, the one he can’t get out of his mind.…

October’s Recommended Reads Review! REUNITED BY THE BADGE by Deborah Fletcher Mello

Title: Reunited by the Badge Author: Deborah Fletcher Mello Genre: Romance Harlequin Imprint: Romantic Suspense Publication Date: October 1st, 2019 A megacorporation starts killing patients… And two exes must reunite to save lives! When he discovers his patients’ lives are threatened, Dr. Paul Reilly can turn to only one person: Simone Black. She will have his back, even if they don’t agree on much else. But as the former lovers work together to track down the evildoers who are tampering with medications, they rediscover unexpected feelings for one another…even as an enemy wants to silence them permanently. Book Links:Goodreads Universal…

New Release Review and Giveaway! HEIRESS GONE WILD by Laura Lee Guhrke (Dear Lady Truelove #4)

Heiress Gone Wild by Laura Lee Guhrke Series Dear Lady Truelove Series (All Novels Are Standalone) Genre Adult Historical Romance Publisher Avon Books Publication Date September 24, 2019 Dear Lady Truelove, My ward is driving me crazy. I have to marry her off and get her out of my life. There’s just one problem… When Jonathan Deverill promised a dying friend he’d be guardian to the man’s daughter, he envisioned a girl in pigtails and pinafores, a child he could leave behind in some finishing school. Problem is, his ward is actually a fully-grown, defiant beauty whose longing for romance…

New Release Review! PUPPY CHRISTMAS by Lucy Gilmore (Forever Home #2)

Lila Vasquez might not be the “fun one” at Puppy Promise―the service puppy training school she runs with her sisters―but she can always be counted on to gets things done. So when her latest client shows an interest in princess gowns over power suits, Lila puts aside her scruples, straps on the glittery heels, and gets to work. If only the adorable six-year-old’s father wasn’t such an appealing Prince Charming. Ford’s whole life revolves around his daughter…until he meets Lila. Smart, capable, and amazing at helping Emily gain confidence with her new service puppy at her side, Lila is everything…

New Release Review! THE WIDOW OF PALE HARBOR by Hester Fox

Title: The Widow of Pale Harbor Author: Hester FoxGenre: Domestic suspense, historical, gothicImprint: Graydon HouseISBN: 9781525834264Pages: 352On-sale date: September 17, 2019Format & pricing: Trade paperback (16.99 U.S.) From the author of the buzzed-about THE WITCH OF WILLOW HALL comes an atmospheric follow-up novel set in historic New England, about a minister who takes a position in a small Maine town plagued by strange occurances that resemble the stories of Edgar Allan Poe, and the woman–rumored to be a witch and a murderer–presumed to be behind them. Maine, 1846. Gideon Stone is desperate to escape the ghosts that haunt him in…

New Release Review! BURNING ACHE by Adrienne Giordano (The Kingstons #5; Steele Ridge #13)

A CIA psychologist on the trail of a deadly weapon falls for her prime suspect and discovers she’s not the only one who has him in her sights… Way Kingston craves the peaceful solitude of the open road. Just him and the roar of a motorcycle. The kind of alone time that’s hard to find in his tight-knit family. Too tight for his liking. Way’s a grown-ass, former Marine. He doesn’t need their collective noses in his business. Back in Steele Ridge, Way’s building a new career as a gunsmith. Clients pay big bucks for his expertise, ingenuity…and discretion. Especially…

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