Cheers To The Duke by Sally MacKenzie

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cheers To The Duke is fun, spirited, and romantic.  This is a tale of two mature adults with plenty of life experience that finds that there is such a thing as second chances at happiness.  From matchmaking to house parties to secret assignations, this book will charm, and you will root for a happy ending forContinue reading “Cheers To The Duke by Sally MacKenzie”

Not Even For A Duke by A. S. Fenichel

⭐️⭐️1/2 rounded to ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Not Even For A Duke tells the story of a victim of domestic abuse and the man that loves her unconditionally and wants to help her heal.  The novel, at its heart, is about unrequited love and second chances.  Aurora is a widow whose late husband was a monster who physically abused her.  Garrett isContinue reading “Not Even For A Duke by A. S. Fenichel”

Pippa And The Prince Of Secrets by Grace Callaway

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We all have our top ten list of favorite romances.  It has been forever since I have read something that enthralled me enough to add to my list.  The book must be unique, something that resonates with me on an elemental level; it must have a beautiful storyline, intense passion, and unforgettable characters.  Pippa And The PrinceContinue reading “Pippa And The Prince Of Secrets by Grace Callaway”

A Duke Worth Fighting For by Christina Britton

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Duke Worth Fighting For is a swoon-worthy tale of love’s healing power.  This is a beautiful re-telling of a redemptive Beauty And The Beast story.  The novel is an eye-catching, breath-taking journey. Daniel Hayle, the Duke of Carlisle, is awkward and severely injured from the battle of Waterloo.  He has to find a wife and produceContinue reading “A Duke Worth Fighting For by Christina Britton”

The Wrangler’s Ready Made Family by Lacy WIlliams

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Wrangler’s Ready Made Family is an adventurous, sweet, easy read.  This was a pleasing western with heart.  Lacy Williams spins a passionate, loving story with just a look of longing and tentative kisses. Gil is a professional gambler with a tenuous future due to consumption.  Susie is a widow with a little girl and a babyContinue reading “The Wrangler’s Ready Made Family by Lacy WIlliams”

Love And The Lawman by Alexa Aston

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Love And The Lawman is a fun, adventurous treat!  The writing is sharp and crisp.  I haven’t read a western in ages; I am so happy I gave this entertaining story a chance! Jack Duncan is a disillusioned union veteran who travels to Silver Bluff and becomes sheriff.  Nora Cantrelle, a recent widow of a gravely injuredContinue reading “Love And The Lawman by Alexa Aston”

The Ice Duchess by Tracy Sumner

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Ice Duchess is a beautifully written second-chance love story.  The book has a bounty of longing and passion.  The characters grabbed my attention and the plot captivated me. Georgiana is a damaged widow who had a horrible marriage.  She relishes her freedom and will not let anything or anyone endanger that hard-won independence, not even herContinue reading “The Ice Duchess by Tracy Sumner”

Lady Brazen by Scarlett Scott

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As much as I regret that this fantastic series is at its finale, I cannot deny that it ends on a high note.  Lady Brazen stole my breath.  This tale of two lovers tragically torn apart by deceit and then suddenly forced together by fate.  The depth of emotion is stunning, and I believe this is theContinue reading “Lady Brazen by Scarlett Scott”

The Lady’s Guide To Scandal by Emmanuelle De Maupassant

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I first read this book in the Christmas collection last November titled Have Yourself A Merry Little Scandal.  I remember giving the story four stars.  I gave it four stars because, honestly, it was an enormous collection of novellas, and I think I became overwhelmed.  I found it hard to fairly give five stars with so manyContinue reading “The Lady’s Guide To Scandal by Emmanuelle De Maupassant”

Pleasures Of The Night by Heather Boyd

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thaddeus and Eugenia have a tumultuous love affair.  That is until an unexpected complication shows up on Eugenia’s doorstep that threatens to ruin everything she and Thaddeus have.  There were several elements to this book that I would have preferred to be handled differently.  Thaddeus and Eugenia embark on a tryst that is purely physical.  I enjoy anContinue reading “Pleasures Of The Night by Heather Boyd”