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New Release Excerpt and Giveaway! NOT A FINE GENTLEMAN by Donna Hatch (Rogue Hearts #5)

Not a Fine Gentleman(Rogue Hearts, #5)By Donna HatchHistorical RomancePaperback & ebook, 448 PagesJune 18, 2020 by Mirror Lake Press LLC Lady Margaret secretly yearns for love, but fate has exchanged wedded bliss for a lie. When she is caught hovering over her cheating husband’s dead body, she is instantly doomed to hang for his murder. Without hope for justice, Margaret flees into the night alone. A cynical Bow Street Constable, Connor Jackson, vows to bring the fugitive Lady Margaret to face the law—but, he doesn’t expect sparks to fly between them. Could the strong yet tender lady truly be a…

New Release Review! THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner

Title: The Jane Austen Society: A NovelAuthor: Natalie JennerGenre: Historical Fiction, Austenesque FictionPublisher: St. Martin’s Press (May 26, 2020)Length (320) pagesHardcover ISBN: 978-1250248732eBook ASIN: B07WQPPXFWAudiobook ASIN: B082VL7VRR Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like-minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkable. One hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of Jane Austen, one of England’s finest novelists. Now it’s home to a few distant relatives and their diminishing estate. With the last bit of Austen’s legacy threatened, a group of disparate individuals come together to preserve…

New Release Review and Giveaway! A SCOT TO WED by Callie Hutton (Scottish Hearts #2)

A Scot to Wedby Callie HuttonSeries: Scottish HeartsGenre: Adult Historical RomancePublisher: Entangled ScandalousPublication Date: June 8, 2020 HE’LL HAVE HER AT ANY COST. Highlander Laird Evan MacNeil cannot believe Mistress Katie Sterling just shows up at the MacDuff castle with this faded piece of parchment laying claim to the lands he just legally inherited. Not that he really wants to be here in the lowlands, but he has responsibilities to his clan and the exasperating Katie has uprooted the remnants of her father’s clan and moved them across the country to live here. There’s no way he can leave to…

New Release Review! A DUKE WILL NEVER DO by Darcy Burke (The Spitfire Society #3)

From the USA Today bestselling author of The Untouchables series comes your next Regency obsession: The Spitfire Society… Meet the smart, independent women who’ve decided they don’t need Society’s rules, their families’ expectations, or, most importantly, a husband. But just because they don’t need a man doesn’t mean they might not want one. After failing on the Marriage Mart, Jane Pemberton has two choices: submit to her parents’ edict to marry their boring neighbor or become a self-declared spinster and take up residence in the official headquarters of the Spitfire Society. It’s really no choice at all, and Jane is…

Release Day Review! SCANDALOUS PASSIONS by Nicola Davidson (Highland Menage #1)

Scotland, 1504. Lady Janet Fraser didn’t earn her reputation as Scotland’s most notorious sinner by following the rules. A former mistress of King James IV, she’s content to live her life from pleasure to pleasure. Even if those pleasures—and people—are forbidden. People like Sir Lachlan Ross, given the moniker The Highland Beast, a man as intimidating in battle as he is in size. A beast she discovers secretly wishes to be tamed and submit to her dominance. Or like her new ward, Lady Marjorie Hepburn, a convent-raised virgin with a desire to be taught all the sensual secrets of the…

A Conversation with Nicola Davidson, Author of SCANDALOUS PASSIONS (Highland Menage #1)

Thanks so much for agreeing to be with us today, Nicola! What 5 things should readers know about you? Hmmmm. I am an unashamed history geek, I’m from New Zealand, sex scenes are my favorite to write, I spend way too much time online, and I will fight anyone who attempts to come between me and dessert. LOL—I’m with you on numbers 1, 4, and 5. Especially 5. Where did the inspiration for your book come from? Good question! I’m not entirely sure. I felt a bit jaded with Regency and wanted to write something completely different. Era and relationship.…

New Release Review and Giveaway! AN UNSUITABLE LADY FOR A LORD by Cathleen Ross (Scottish Lords and Ladies #1)

Title: AN UNSUITABLE LADY FOR A LORD (Scottish Lords and Ladies #1)Author: Cathleen RossPub. Date: April 13, 2020Publisher: Entangled: ScandalousFormats: Paperback, eBookPages: 210 Lord Aaron Lyle has one hell of a choice: a bankrupt dukedom, or marriage to some simpering society miss so his spendthrift father can get his hands on her huge dowry. He won’t do it. He has a reputation to maintain, and besides, he’d rather run naked through the streets of London than marry anyone at all. Surely, there must be a third option. Then Lady Crystal Wilding walks into his life, a bluestocking, full of subversive thoughts, who hates the notion of…

Backlist Book Review! TWO SCANDALS ARE BETTER THAN ONE by Nancy Yeager (Harrow’s Finest Five #2)

A foray into London’s seedy underworld will unmask their hidden desires…A gentleman on an illicit lark Edward, the upstanding Viscount Meriden, is desperate for one reckless adventure. After years of holding his crumbling family together, he finally indulges in one night of abandon at a debauched house party, where he meets a masked mystery woman. He longs to uncover all her secrets. But when he realizes she’s an old friend on a dangerous mission, he insists on becoming her protector. A lady on a dangerous quest Miss Lucinda Wagner is the only woman in a family of men rumored to…

New Release! THE EARL NOT TAKEN by A.S. Fenichel (Wallflowers of West Lane)

Title: THE EARL NOT TAKEN Author: A.S. Fenichel Publisher: Kensington Books Pages: 236 Genre: Historical Fiction Left standing on the side while their contemporaries marry into society, four young ladies forge a bond to guard each other from a similar fate . . . Finishing school failed to make a proper lady of Penelope Arrington. But as a Wallflower of West Lane, Poppy has a far more vital role—she and her three best friends have made a pact to protect each other from the clutches of dangerous, disreputable men. So when one of them is about to be married off…

New Release Review! IN BED WITH THE EARL by Christi Caldwell (Lost Lords of London #1)

Christi Caldwell, USA TODAY bestselling author of the Wicked Wallflowers series, combs London’s underground and finds romance and danger for a missing lord and the lady who loves him. To solve a mystery that’s become the talk of the ton, no clues run too deep for willful reporter Verity Lovelace. Not even in the sewers of London. That’s precisely where she finds happily self-sufficient scavenger Malcom North, lost heir to the Earl of Maxwell. Now that Verity’s made him front-page news, what will he make of her? Kidnapped as a child, with no memories of his well-heeled past, Malcom prefers…

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