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Release Day Review! INSATIABLE by Darcy Burke (The Phoenix Club #8)

Society’s most exclusive invitation… Welcome to the Phoenix Club, where London’s most audacious, disreputable, and intriguing ladies and gentlemen find scandal, redemption, and second chances. Lord Lucien Westbrook is Society’s most charming and helpful gentleman. Overlooked and discredited by his father, Lucien seeks to support others any way that he can—no one deserves to feel unloved. So when he has the chance to assist his best friend’s sister in her scientific endeavors, who is he to refuse? Except her experiments involve kissing and touching and understanding how humans mate… When her brother carried on a secret affair with Lucien’s sister,…

Pre-Release Review! A MATTER OF CONVENIENCE by Lana Williams (The Mayfair Literary League #1)

A Matter of Convenience releases this Thursday, January 26! A delightful new series introducing the ladies of the Mayfair Literary League from USA Today Bestselling Author Lana Williams. The series has charmingly spirited heroines with a love of books, dashing rogues, humor, steamy kisses, and twists you might not see coming. One bold move could change their futures… Bonded by books and united by a purpose, the Mayfair Literary League takes on a new agenda—For Better or Worse. The bachelors of London won’t know what hit them when these bookish ladies set their sights on the men in their lives…

Release Day! A LOVE BY DESIGN by Elizabeth Everett (The Secret Scientists of London #3)

A LOVE BY DESIGN by Elizabeth EverettBerkley Romance Trade Paperback Original On sale January 17, 2023 You couldn’t design a better hero than the very eligible and extremely charming Earl Grantham. Unless, of course, you are Margaret Gault, who wants nothing to do with the man who broke her youthful heart. Widowed and determined, Margaret Gault has returned to Athena’s Retreat and the welcoming arms of her fellow secret scientists with an ambitious plan in mind: to establish England’s first woman-owned engineering firm. But from the moment she sets foot in London her plans are threatened by greedy investors and—at literally every…

New Release Spotlight! NEVER CROSS A HIGHLANDER by Lisa Rayne (Shadow Lairds #1)

Never Cross a HighlanderPublisher: Entangled: AmaraRelease Day: December 27, 2022)Mass Market Paperback: 448 pages Ailsa Connery has waited three long years to finally escape her enslavement at Stirling Castle and reunite with her clan. But her carefully laid plans are completely destroyed by the arrival of the infamous Highland warrior known as Dubh Mahoun, the Black Devil…who has plans of his own. Kallum MacNeill’s fearsome reputation has long allowed him to keep hidden his secret double life of freeing enslaved captives across the land. It’s only when he kidnaps a servant lass–quite by accident–that he finds himself facing a wee predicament.…

New Release Review! CINDERELLA AND THE DUKE by Lydia Drake

Cinderella and the DukePublisher: Entangled: Amara (December 27, 2022)Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages Miss Julia Beaumont has exactly one night to find herself a husband… The Weatherford Ball is the last chance Julia Beaumont has to escape the clutches of her horrid stepmother. Any potential husband will do–rich, poor, even a reasonably well-groomed walrus. But all of Julia’s matrimonial chances are completely obliterated…thanks to the actions of an infuriating and utterly rakish duke. Gregory Carter, Duke of Ashworth, would never risk his cherished bachelorhood by flirting with marriage-starved debutantes. But one look at the luscious and refreshingly clever Julia, and he simply…

New Release Review! THE RUNAWAY VISCOUNT by Darcy Burke (The Matchmaking Chronicles #3)

Two years ago, independent widow Juliana Sheldon spent a blissful night with the Viscount Audlington at an inn during a snowstorm, and the next morning, he left without a word. Juliana doesn’t realize how much his abandonment upset her until she encounters him at a matchmaking house party. He’d like to rekindle their affair, but Juliana prefers to torment him instead. Until she finally surrenders to temptation—only to be dismayed when he begins to talk about the one thing she doesn’t want: marriage. Lucas Trask, heir to an earldom, has left his rakish reputation behind in favor of finally taking…

(The Rest of the) New Release Reviews! DUKE IN A BOX Historical Holiday Romance Anthology

This anthology is available until the end of the year!In case you missed it, I reviewed the rest of the anthology here. Twelve novellas from your favorite historical romance authors featuring never-before-published steamy holiday stories. Don’t miss this limited time collection—on sale only from November 1-December 31, 2022. (A more complete anthology synopsis is available on Goodreads or on my original post.) (More) Reviews: Mrs. Peabody and the Unexpected Duke by Grace Callaway is part of her Lady Charlotte’s Society of Angels series, a historical version of Charlie’s Angels. It’s a secret duke, opposites (though only in station, because IRL…

New Release Review! DUKE IN A BOX: 12 Steamy Historical Holiday Novellas

Twelve novellas from your favorite historical romance authors featuring never-before-published steamy holiday stories. Don’t miss this limited time collection—on sale only from November 1-December 31, 2022. The Duke Who Came to Christmas Dinner by Amy Rose Bennett When a bah-humbug duke is invited to Christmas dinner by his widowed neighbor, the sweet-as-a-sugarplum daughter of his former estate steward, his initial reaction is to say no…until he recalls their long-ago first kiss beneath the mistletoe… Mrs. Peabody and the Unexpected Duke by Grace Callaway When former lovers Hawker and Mrs. Peabody are paired on a spy mission over the holidays, they…

New Release Review! IMPECCABLE by Darcy Burke (The Phoenix Club #7)

Society’s most exclusive invitation… Welcome to the Phoenix Club, where London’s most audacious, disreputable, and intriguing ladies and gentlemen find scandal, redemption, and second chances. Former courtesan and pretend widow Evangeline Renshaw is happy with her reinvented life as a patroness of the Phoenix Club. She doesn’t need or want a husband or a lover…until she meets the devastatingly charming and surprisingly virtuous Lord Gregory Blakemore. He’d like to court her, but he’ll have to settle for a short, thrilling affair instead. After the death of his father and the marriage of his older brother, Lord Gregory can finally focus…

New Release Review and Giveaway! THE BELLE OF BELGRAVE SQUARE by Mimi Matthews (Belles of London #2)

Title:The Belle of Belgrave SquareSeries: Belles of London (Book 2)Author:Mimi MatthewsGenre:Historical Romance, Historical FictionPublisher: ‎Berkley Romance (October 11, 2022)Length: (432) pagesFormat: Trade paperback, eBook, & audiobook ISBN: 978-0593337158Tour Dates: October 3 – 23, 2022 A London heiress rides out to the wilds of the English countryside to honor a marriage of convenience with a mysterious and reclusive stranger. Tall, dark, and dour, the notorious Captain Jasper Blunt was once hailed a military hero, but tales abound of his bastard children and his haunted estate in Yorkshire. What he requires now is a rich wife to ornament his isolated ruin, and he…

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