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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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12 comments:

Claire Gem said...

5 stars for Award Winning Romantic Suspense, HEARTS UNLOCHED:

"Hearts Unloched by Claire Gem is a hot, steamy, yet emotional read. The story is about loss, love, and spirits needing closure. . . Hearts Unloched will have readers on the edge of their seats. Suspense drives readers to turn the pages faster. Ghosts have a way of destroying or making your life better. Marco and Kate may find their peace after all...but it all depends on the restorations and what they can do to set the ghosts free . . . the novel is well-written and I loved reading it. Characters were real. Also, they were easy to connect with on every level. I highly recommend Hearts Unloched by Claire Gem. Her talent is amazing. Can't wait to read her next paranormal romance."

Hearts Unloched
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Nan O'Berry said...

5 stars for Road to Redemption western romance Montana Skies Kindle World

"As I continue to read the Montana Sky Kindle World series, I am in awe of every author's grasp of the area these stories take place. Montana in the late 1800's was wild, rugged, and hard on humanity. That said, the characters are portrayed as able to adapt and live up to the image I always have of rugged individuals who tamed the West. The story of Road to Redemption is no exception. Marshall Grainger and Willow show how people worked hard, and survived during these tough early times in the American West. Their lives come together, and they gain strength and respect for each other. Reverend Norton, as usual, knows how to lead those in turmoil to God's path. Even though I have not read Nan O'Berry before, I will now after reading this book in this series. Her writing style is pleasant, easy to follow, and makes me want to stick with her own books. I love these stories."

Road to Redemption by Nan O'Berry
amzn.to/2ae4rU5

Mia McKimmy said...

5 stars for The Sacrifice!

Five stars for a great debut novel! The romance between Cy and Rianna was fantastic. This book is a standout for its world-building and fast paced action. I'm not normally a sci-fi fan but this was so well done and had just the right amount of romance, that I couldn't put it down. I'm looking forward to reading the next book in this series!

The Sacrifice by Mia McKimmy
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EGB9PVI

Rosemary Gemmell said...

The Highland Lass by Rosemary Gemmell

I feel as if I had a trip to Scotland, land of my ancestors. The book describes a time that I can associate with my grandparents, great grandparent and before. This story is well written, interesting, well researched and I loved the characters. There is romance, mystery, history, love and family. I recommend this book. Rosemary Gemmell has done a great job.

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Stephanie Queen said...

5 Stars for PLAYING THE GAME

I enjoyed every page from the start to the end. I will keep this story in my heart and pray that Stephanie Queen writes more of these HOT SIZZLING SCORCHING novels. The plot was exciting and characters were absolutely delicious. I read it in one sitting as I was unable to put it down.

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Barbara Brett said...

Barbara Brett

5 Stars for SIZZLE

Sizzle has it all: corporate greed, sex, and glitz, mainly in Manhattan, but with snapshots of the exotic places you have always wanted to visit--the French Riviera, Paris, Amsterdam (including its red light district), elegant shops, fancy restaurants, expensive hotels, and seedy dives. With vivid storytelling, the author creates a fascinating cast of characters who gravitate around a ruthless woman using appalling tricks to get what she wants: money and power. She faces formidable foes and has just enough vulnerability to make her interesting and unpredictable.
I started reading after lunch and when I finished it was 8:30 that night. Sizzle is a page-turning, hair-raising look at the eighties’ materialism that set the stage for our lives today.

http://www.amazon.com/Sizzle-Where-Boardroom-Meets-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B01DL6F1E4/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1460124005&sr=8-1

Website: www.brettbooks.com

Alice Orr said...

A Villain for Vanessa
Riverton Road Romantic Suspense Book 4
by Alice Orr

Romance and Suspense-a-Plenty
Not having previously read anything by Alice Orr, I had no expectations. After this story, I have become an Alice Orr fan. The book starts off with a building personality. Each page peels back more of the interesting layers. By page 45, I was entrenched in the story and lost sleep at night staying up late to see what happened next. To me, that's the sign of a good read. As each character was introduced, they became integral to the overall substance of the tale. The faces became real and the individual personalities took on a life of their own. Oh, that Bobby Rizzo-what a man. Vanessa takes you on a journey as she battles her own demons and those of the mysteries involved in this town and its people. Romance and suspense blended skillfully make my favorite kind of story. The Westerlo family and the Kalli family help to put Riverton Road on the map. I started with Book Four of this series, but I'm ordering Book One now and I will get caught up. I am sure if this is your kind of story, like me, you will love A Villain for Vanessa.

Alice's Website. Alice Orr Books

Buy the Book here. A Villain for Vanessa

Augustine Sam said...

TAKE BACK THE MEMORY - 5 stars from Norm Goldman [Vine Voice]

“What makes this erotically charged tale an outstanding debut is readers can actually feel the protagonist leaping off the page and sitting in their living rooms describing the messy complications of her life. In addition, Sam’s superb storytelling talent runs the spectrum from crafting a candid psychological exposé with tantalizing illicit sex scenes to a grim depiction of a scorned troubled woman who has suffered from long-term hurt. Another plus about this novel which makes it a pleasure to read is the ease, fluidity, the economy and tight structure, as well as the precision of Sam’s prose which has a deft accuracy in its tone and execution. I would surmise that his outstanding poetic skills had a great deal to do with his ability to effortlessly spin quite a yarn.”

Amazon: http://amzn.to/2aj1IGe
Website: http://www.augustinesam.com/

Joan Reeves said...

Cinderella Blue, Romantic Comedy by Joan Reeves.

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Excerpt from 5 Star Amazon Reader Reviewer, Verified Purchase

"When Andie tackled Bruce to the floor wearing a wedding dress, I was hooked. Andie is a strong female cop who takes care of herself... Then there is Bruce. I've always found the strong macho guys irresistible and he's no exception. This book is packed with excitement, sexual tension, & wonderful characters."

Cinderella Blue is available at major ebook sellers including Amazon Kindle.

Mary E Thompson said...

Chubby & Charming by Mary E Thompson

"This is an awesome book with a different storyline from any I've read before a sexy funny sweet romantic and emotional read full of heart! I stayed up all night devouring every page! I totally adore Mandy & Xander they have a sizzling chemistry and make each other stronger with true unconditional love!!! This was my first Mary E. Thompson book and it wont be my last I'm absolutely addicted to this series 5 Smokin' Hot Stars!!!"

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Mary's Website

LindaRae said...

The Epiphany of an Explorer by Linda Rae Sande

"I finished The Epiphany of an Explorer, and I loved it! Thank you!!"

thomasfenske said...

5 Star Amazon Reader Reviewer "NC Fan" had this to say about The Fever:
"Fenske crafted his book with the same meticulous care that his hero, Sam, uses to plan his trips in search of the lost gold mine. The Fever is a compelling read right up to the conclusion that is both a satisfying resolution and the tantalizing promise of more to come. Is there really gold in them hills?"

Kindle buy link at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Fever-Thomas-Fenske-ebook/dp/B010U5K1PI
You can find other quick buy links at: http://thefensk.com