Adam by Sydney Jane Baily

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reading a Diamonds Of The First Water novel is like visiting old family friends.  The Diamonds are all vivid, engaging, passionate men and women.  This is Adam’s story. Adam is a darling of the ton.  From a perfect pedigree and popular family, Adam Diamond has everything.  Alice is in hiding, scared, and trusts no one.  When Adam sees Alice,Continue reading “Adam by Sydney Jane Baily”

A Scot To Love And Protect by Maeve Greyson

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 A Scot To Love And Protect is an engaging, exciting medieval romance.  Full of sensual passion, this story also has page-turning action.  I do have a trigger warning for a brief but vividly described sexual assault and violence.  I immensely enjoyed this passion-filled romance during a seize of the castle. Elspet cares for and fights for herContinue reading “A Scot To Love And Protect by Maeve Greyson”

Only Rakes Would Dare by Charlie Lane

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Only Rakes Would Dare is an entertaining, eye-catching, opposites attract romance.  Griffin and Edith are as different as night and day, yet they have the same problem – they need a fiancé quickly!  Griffin reluctantly agrees to Edith’s plan for a fake engagement; he does not expect it to grow into something more profound. Griffin isContinue reading “Only Rakes Would Dare by Charlie Lane”

Heartbreaker by Sarah MacLean

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I am always thrilled to read Sarah MacLean’s books, and Heartbreaker is the most romantic book I have read from her so far.  The way Henry and Adelaide’s relationship unfolds is romantic perfection.  Henry is a duke with a flawless reputation.  Adelaide is a thief raised with criminals.  She now poses as a wallflower in ballrooms, secretly exposingContinue reading “Heartbreaker by Sarah MacLean”

To Catch A Raven by Beverly Jenkins

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ To Catch A Raven grabbed my attention from the beginning and didn’t let go until the final sentence. The characters, writing, and romance within the pages were perfection.  Braxton and Raven are strangers thrown together to retrieve the Declaration Of Independence.  Braxton and Raven have different motives for completing the task.  What Braxton and Raven didn’t expectContinue reading “To Catch A Raven by Beverly Jenkins”

The Scoundrel Falls Hard by Sophie Jordan

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I loved The Scoundrel Falls Hard for many reasons, firstly because of its uniqueness.  There are no balls, debutantes, or even a rake to be found!  This is a story of what happens when a female blacksmith ends up in a fake engagement with a lifelong con man.  The plot grabbed my attention from the first chapter.  TheContinue reading “The Scoundrel Falls Hard by Sophie Jordan”

Every Rogue Has His Charm by Susanna Craig

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What a way to end an outstanding series with a bang!  Each Live And Let Spy book has created an intriguing, passionate world; a world where a matchmaking spymaster places his grumpy, damaged, lonely agents with headstrong, passionate, fierce women. These agents come to realize that it isn’t their work but rather passion and love thatContinue reading “Every Rogue Has His Charm by Susanna Craig”

Lady Amelia Takes A Lover by Sofie Darling

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lady Amelia Takes A Lover is a short, easy-to-read, oh-so-sexy romance!  The story takes place mainly in Florence.  Amelia’s eccentric family has scandalized their way out of polite society.  Amelia is working desperately hard to win that acceptance back.  Tristan is a disillusioned Duke who has fled his responsibilities to pursue the art of sculpture in Italy.     BothContinue reading “Lady Amelia Takes A Lover by Sofie Darling”

Irresistible by Darcy Burke

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Irresistible is a perfect combination of intrigue and passion.  This romance captivated me due to its impeccable storytelling.  The characters were culturally diverse and multifaceted.  Dougal and Jess jumped from the page and demanded my attention.   This is firstly a spy romance.  Dougal is a seasoned spy for the Foreign Office, and Jess is a recruit.  The couple areContinue reading “Irresistible by Darcy Burke”

Highland Honor by Hannah Howell

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Highland Honor is the second book in The Murray’s series.  Highland Honor was first published in 1999.  This is a long series, twenty-two books.  I quickly discovered that the synopsis did not match the actual story.  Gisele is running from a murder she didn’t commit.  Nigel is a knight who takes her to Scotland to escape the bounty onContinue reading “Highland Honor by Hannah Howell”