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”

Highland Beast by Amy Jarecki

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The author brings the sights, sounds, and passions of medieval Scotland to vivid life.  The lush description of the backdrop is usurped only by the unforgettable characters that are carefully brought to life.  This was a decadent tale of loss, treachery, and the redemptive power of love. Authur, a knight under Robert the Bruce, is rewardedContinue reading “Highland Beast by Amy Jarecki”