My Dearest Duke by Kristin Vayden

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 I have mixed emotions regarding My Dearest Duke.  As with the first book in the series, I like the premise, yet I feel the story does not meet its full potential.  Rowles is Joan’s brother’s best friend.  The two reconnect at Joan’s come-out ball, and these friends slowly evolve into something more.  Rowles and Joan harbor secrets that,Continue reading “My Dearest Duke by Kristin Vayden”

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”

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”

King Of Thieves by Tammy Andresen

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I have read many Lords Of Scandal books, and King Of Thieves is my favorite.  I loved the change of scenery to Scotland, and I enjoyed this more character-driven plot.  The story focuses on Angus and Pippa’s burgeoning relationship, and both characters shine brightly. Pippa finds herself in a difficult situation due to her brother, andContinue reading “King Of Thieves by Tammy Andresen”

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”

Made For The Marquess by Alexa Aston

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Percy and Minta’s romance was turbulent but passionate. I loved Percy. Percy was damaged from the war; nightmares terrorized him. Percy was reserved and shy. Minta was Percy’s opposite. Having her come-out postponed, Minta is attending the season looking for a husband but not necessarily love – until she meets Percy. Percy and Minta’s courtshipContinue reading “Made For The Marquess by Alexa Aston”

The Earl’s Governess by Celeste Barclay

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️I am speechless; this is the best novella I have read this year! The Earl’s Governess has action, intrigue, and sizzling passion. After inheriting the Earldom, Rajesh finds himself in England with the title and two orphaned nieces. Charlie is a governess that comes to work in Rajesh’s household. Rajesh is such a grounded, vividContinue reading “The Earl’s Governess by Celeste Barclay”

Dukes Do It Better by Bethany Bennett

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dukes Do It Better is a fresh, unique twist to Regency Romance. Captain Malachi Harlow, the new, unexpected Duke Of Trenton, is stuck in London for mysterious reasons. Lady Emma Hardwick is back in London with her young son. Both Malachi and Emma have dark secrets that threaten their tumultuous, burgeoning emotions. I believeContinue reading “Dukes Do It Better by Bethany Bennett”

Chasing The Earl by Kathleen Ayers

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I fell in love with Henry and Emmie from their first encounter! Chasing the Earl is everything I expect from Kathleen Ayers. These unique, individualistic characters jump from the page. Both Henry and Emmie are boisterous and vivacious; one could even call them “robust” (wink to those who have read the book!). I adoredContinue reading “Chasing The Earl by Kathleen Ayers”

Queen Of Hearts by Tammy Andresen

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tammy Andresen always delivers a quick, romantic, fun read in her Lords Of Scandal series. Queen Of Hearts is yet another jewel in the series. I have been waiting to read Arabella’s story, and I loved it! Edge has inherited a broke earldom and needs to marry an heiress quickly. Arabella is part ownerContinue reading “Queen Of Hearts by Tammy Andresen”