Duke Most Wicked by Lenora Bell

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Duke Most Wicked caught my attention on page one with its luscious characters, clever dialogue, and swoon-worthy romance!  I love a jerk hero, and Brandon, Duke of Westbury or “West,” is the worse possible libertine.  My first thoughts were, “he’s horrid; there is no way this one will find redemption.”  Viola Beaton is West’s sister’s music teacher.  Sunny,Continue reading “Duke Most Wicked by Lenora Bell”

The Highlander’s Holiday Wife by Vanessa Kelly

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Highlander’s Holiday Wife is an effervescent, refreshing romance with plenty of intrigue, mystery, and action.  I have read other books in this series, and I had to get accustomed to the writing style.  These books are plot based; they are page-turners full of excitement.  This does not take away from the vivacity and depth of theContinue reading “The Highlander’s Holiday Wife by Vanessa Kelly”

Mistress MacKintosh And The Shaw Wretch by Rose Prendeville

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mistress MacKintosh And The Shaw Wretch is a fun, quick, romantic journey that left me smiling.  Finley Shaw, the disgraced heir to his older brother, is tasked with escorting Jury to a convent.  Jury has dedicated her life to healing and has no intention of being a wife or a nun.  Finn and Jurys set out onContinue reading “Mistress MacKintosh And The Shaw Wretch by Rose Prendeville”

Rebellion’s Fire by Mary Lancaster

⭐️⭐️⭐️ I adored Mary Lancaster’s Regency and Victorian-era books and was delighted to read a medieval-era book from her.  I am conflicted about this book.  The plot is exciting and moves quickly. The characters are vivid and intriguing.  Two things held this book back for me.  There are multiple points of view throughout the book, which I found distracting.  Also,Continue reading “Rebellion’s Fire by Mary Lancaster”

The Lyon’s Share by Cerise Deland

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 The Lyon’s Share is an easy-to-read, engaging romance.  If you want a quick angsty read, this book is for you.  Adriana has endured a tragic, horrendous marriage and now is a poor, lonely widow that vows to never be passionate with a man ever again.  She seeks a husband in name only to support her financially andContinue reading “The Lyon’s Share by Cerise Deland”

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”

The Finding Of Miss Fairfield by Grace Hitchcock

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Finding Of Miss Fairfield is an engaging, sweet, easy-to-read romance.  This reasonably short read has a lovely storyline with an adorable couple and undesirable protagonists.  Sophia is promised to a man she does not love, and she fears him.  Carver is the groom’s stepson tasked with looking over Sophia.  Carver and Sophia fall hopelessly in love.  Sophia takesContinue reading “The Finding Of Miss Fairfield by Grace Hitchcock”

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”

Debauchery And The Earl by Mary Lancaster

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Calton and Josephine’s romance was a joy to watch.  Colton is an unrepentant rake, and Josephine has vowed that Calton will do the right thing and marry her pregnant sister.  Unfortunately, Josephine quickly discovers she has the wrong man.  Colton is inexplicably drawn to Josephine and offers to help the family; falling in love wasn’t in theirContinue reading “Debauchery And The Earl by Mary Lancaster”