Genre: Romantic Suspense

THE SALVATION OF VENGEANCE by Nancy Haviland: Review

THE SALVATION OF VENGEANCE by Nancy Haviland: Review

Posted March 30, 2015 in 2015 Top Pick, Favorites, Reviews / / 0 Comments

Only something as important as her best friend’s wedding to mob boss Gabriel Moretti could allow Nika Paynne a reprieve from captivity. Her abusive husband has kept her under his thumb with footage of her beloved brother, Caleb, killing another man. But the respite from her violent life isn’t the only draw. Vincente Romani—Gabriel’s deadliest guardian—will be one of the best men at the wedding, and Nika has lingering thoughts about the fascinating mobster…covetous thoughts that may put her life […]

A LOVE OF VENGEANCE by Nancy Haviland: Review

A LOVE OF VENGEANCE by Nancy Haviland: Review

Posted March 29, 2015 in Favorites, Reviews / / 0 Comments

Once the most feared member of an Italian Mafia crime family, Gabriel Moretti returns to New York at the request of his mentor, Russian crime boss Vasily Tarasov. Vasily needs someone he can trust in Seattle to protect his estranged daughter, Eva Jacobs, while he avenges the murder of the young woman’s mother. Gabriel is unstoppable in a fight, whether he’s using fists, blades, or bullets; but innocent, onyx-haired Eva may just be the most dangerous—and beautiful—thing he’s come up […]

BROKEN by Cynthia Eden: ARC Review & Giveaway

BROKEN by Cynthia Eden: ARC Review & Giveaway

Posted March 23, 2015 in Favorites, Giveaway, Reviews / / 7 Comments

  The first novel in New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s sizzling LOST series introduces the Last Option Search Team, an elite unit that must protect the only surviving victim of a serial killer.  Ex-SEAL and LOST founder Gabe Spencer is accustomed to the unusual in his job. But when knockout Eve Gray steps into his office, he’s rattled. For the mysterious woman is a dead ringer for the heiress thought to be the latest prey of the serial […]

WHEN IT’S RIGHT by Jennifer Ryan: ARC Review

WHEN IT’S RIGHT by Jennifer Ryan: ARC Review

Posted March 20, 2015 in Giveaway, Reviews / / 0 Comments

    Gillian‘s turbulent life has never been easy, but nothing prepared her for the moment of violence that sends her and her little brother running from San Francisco to her grandfather’s ranch in Montana. A man she’s never met. She learned long ago not to trust anyone, but she’ll do anything to keep her brother safe and give him the happy childhood she never had. When she meets Blake Bowden, a strong, silent, gorgeous cowboy who teaches her about […]

AT WOLF RANCH by Jennifer Ryan: Review

AT WOLF RANCH by Jennifer Ryan: Review

Posted March 20, 2015 in 2015 Top Pick, Giveaway, Reviews / / 1 Comment

After years on the rodeo circuit, Gabe Bowden wants nothing more than land of his own and a woman who will claim his heart for more than one night. When he has the chance to buy the enormous Wolf Ranch spread, he snaps up the incredible deal. Everything is set, until Gabe rescues a woman on the deserted, snowy road leading to the property, and the half-frozen beauty changes everything. Ella Wolf rushes to her family’s abandoned Montana ranch after […]

ONE KISS MORE by Mandy Baxter: Review & Giveaway

ONE KISS MORE by Mandy Baxter: Review & Giveaway

Posted March 5, 2015 in Giveaway, Reviews / / 2 Comments

Rough, tough and by the book, he’s most criminals’ worst nightmare. Until the girl of his dreams is caught on the other side. . . Emma Ruiz knows her father is innocent. But that doesn’t help her convince the law–not even smoking hot U.S. Marshal Landon McCabe. When McCabe bangs on her door demanding information about how her cancer-stricken father escaped from federal prison, she’ll have to distract him somehow–it may as well be with a stolen kiss.  Landon gets […]

TEMPT THE NIGHT by Dixie Lee Brown: Review & Giveaway

TEMPT THE NIGHT by Dixie Lee Brown: Review & Giveaway

Posted March 4, 2015 in Giveaway, Reviews / / 6 Comments

Dixie Lee Brown concludes her thrilling Trust No One series with the fast-paced tale of a damaged hero and the sexy fugitive he can’t help falling for. Samantha “Mac” McCallister barely believes her own tale of dirty cops and murder that landed her in the hands of the sexy Jim Brady. One minute she was enjoying a ride-along in her best friend’s cruiser, the next he’s dead and she’s wanted for his murder. Mac never expected to be hiding out […]

IN HIS KEEPING by Maya Banks: ARC Review & Giveaway

IN HIS KEEPING by Maya Banks: ARC Review & Giveaway

Posted February 9, 2015 in Favorites, Giveaway, Reviews / / 4 Comments

#1 bestselling author Maya Banks continues her suspenseful and steamy Slow Burn trilogy with this second book-a twisting tale featuring a strong yet vulnerable heroine in danger and the sexy alpha hero who must save her.  Abandoned as a baby to a young wealthy couple and raised in a world of privilege, Arial has no hint of her past or who she belonged to. Her only link lies in the one thing that sets her apart from everyone else—telekinetic powers. […]

CONCEALED IN DEATH by J. D. Robb: Review

CONCEALED IN DEATH by J. D. Robb: Review

Posted January 25, 2015 in Reviews / / 0 Comments

The incomparable J. D. Robb presents the latest moving and suspenseful novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Eve Dallas series. Leading the demolition of a long-empty New York building that once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’s husband uncovers two skeletons wrapped in plastic. And by the time Eve’s done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved. The victims are all young girls. A tattooed tough girl who dealt in […]

THANKLESS IN DEATH by J. D. Robb: Review

THANKLESS IN DEATH by J. D. Robb: Review

Posted January 25, 2015 in Favorites, Reviews / / 0 Comments

In the latest suspense thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, the deepest hatreds seethe within the closest relationships, and blood flows faster than water… Lieutenant Eve Dallas has plenty to be grateful for, especially Roarke’s big Irish family, which is a joyful improvement on her own dark childhood. Other couples aren’t as lucky. The Reinholds, for example, are lying in their home stabbed and bludgeoned almost beyond recognition. Those who knew them are stunned—and heartbroken by the […]

PLAYING DIRTY by HelenKay Dimon: ARC Review & Giveaway

PLAYING DIRTY by HelenKay Dimon: ARC Review & Giveaway

Posted January 20, 2015 in Giveaway, Reviews / / 2 Comments

As an elite Alliance agent—the joint undercover operation of MI6, the British Secret Intelligence Service, and the CIA—Ford Decker lives for the adrenaline. But when he befriends sexy property manager Shay Alexander in hopes of finding her cousin, a known national security threat, Ford crosses the line, getting to know her better . . . in bed. After being burned by her last relationship, Shay wants to take things slow. Yet she can’t keep her hands off the drop-dead gorgeous […]

DANGEROUS by Patricia Rosemoor: ARC Review

DANGEROUS by Patricia Rosemoor: ARC Review

Posted January 12, 2015 in Reviews / / 4 Comments

Fans of romantic suspense will definitely love Dangerous, the story of a driven female cop who teams up with an irresistible ex-con to bring a killer to justice—and discovers that breaking the rules is hotter on the wrong side of the law. Read on for an excerpt and my review and follow the rest of the tour here.     EXCERPT Shortly after dawn, Camille entered the century-old building on Ravenswood, an industrial corridor divided by raised Metra train tracks straight […]

RECIPE FOR LOVE by Dyann Love Barr: Review

RECIPE FOR LOVE by Dyann Love Barr: Review

Posted November 25, 2014 in Reviews / / 0 Comments

Eat. Love. Murder. Sparks and insults fly when Celebrity Chef Tilly Danes matches wits with the annoyingly sexy Jordan Kelly. As members of the judging panel for the Culinary Channel’s Personal Chef Showdown, they agree on only one thing:  Maxwell Etheridge, the third judge on their panel is an arrogant pain in the butt. Neither one would mind seeing him strung up like a ham hock. When their nemesis shows up not only dead but also missing an important body part, Tilly and Jordan […]

WILD NIGHTS by Tina Wainscott: ARC Review

WILD NIGHTS by Tina Wainscott: ARC Review

Posted November 12, 2014 in Reviews / / 0 Comments

  The courageous men of USA Today bestselling author Tina Wainscott’s Justiss Alliance series never give up and never make a promise they can’t live up to—especially when love is on the line. Saxby Cole’s latest mission—at Decadence, a hedonistic tropical resort—sounds like a plum assignment for a confirmed bachelor, but he isn’t here to mingle. There’s a dangerous prostitution ring drugging innocent women—and Sax has come to take them down. After dumping her cheating fiancé right before their Caribbean […]

PUSHING THE LIMIT by Emmy Curtis: Release Day Blitz – ARC Review and Excerpt

PUSHING THE LIMIT by Emmy Curtis: Release Day Blitz – ARC Review and Excerpt

Posted November 4, 2014 in Reviews / / 0 Comments

They’re tough. They’re brave. And they’ll do anything for the women they love. They’re the Alpha Ops. In the tradition of Suzanne Brockmann and Julie Ann Walker comes a sizzling new high-octane romantic suspense novel from rising star Emmy Curtis. After their one-night fling at a wedding, archaeologist Henrietta “Harry” Markowitz thought she’d never see war hero Matt Stanning again. So when they’re paired up to investigate a military plane crash in Iraq, she’s not sure if the three-month reunion […]