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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tuesday Reviews!

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Discover great reads on Exquisite Quills' Tuesday Review!   


Rose Anderson said...

The Witchy Wolf and the Wendigo (book1) ~by Rose Anderson
A Native American romance series taken from ancient myth and modern urban legend.
A story woven in mystery and myth, I was mesmerized from start to finish.
Find wherever books are sold. Sample here:

Get to know Rose

Rosemary Gemmell said...

The Adonis Touch by Romy Gemmell - second novella in The Aphodite and Adonis series.

'In the skilful hands of the author, Cyprus itself is a character, assaulting the senses and evoking the romance played out in this delightful novella.'

Romy Gemmell

First Man said...

First Man by Ava Martell

"It's a fast-paced story about love, loss and trying to find your home."

Linda McLaughlin said...

Lady Elinor's Escape by Linda McLaughlin, sweet Regency romance:

"Lady Elinor's Escape captures the reader's interest with a lively story, filled with mystery, danger and of course, true love." - Joyce Handzo, In The Library Reviews


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Crane Hana said...

Moro's Price by M.C. Hana, M/M erotic romance space opera

“Every last bit of this book is exceptional, and pulls together a premise that could so easily have failed.” - Megan Derr

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Kristy said...

LOSING PENNY, by Kristy Tate
5.0 out of 5 stars Charming
Kristy Tate writes charmingly and this book was a pleasure to read. I loved the chemistry between Penny and Drake and the sparkling dialogue between them and the other characters. A quirky story with a lot of heart and a few unexpected twists.

Mary Magdeline said...

One Dance with a Stranger - by Mary M. Forbes
Khamneithang Vaiphei rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: reviews
One Dance with a Stranger by Mary M. Forbes is a scintillating and mesmerizing story of the difficulties in everyday life and love. It is the unlikely love story of two diametrically opposite persons and how they overcome their personal hardships, and find meaning and purpose in life through each other’s company. It is the story of Emily Van Sheldon, a runaway orphan who is living on the streets, finally finding comfort and not necessarily happiness, and how her life takes yet another turn for better or worse.

Mary M. Forbes’ One Dance with a Stranger is the story of a singer whose violent reaction to his wife’s infidelity lands him in jail for three years, and how his heart melted when he saw Emily in person. Wade Hart may be violent but he has a heart of gold. And Emily is a woman with a past. But once they come face to face, they have a thing going for each other. But is there a future for them? Mary M. Forbes skillful writing with a plot that is unpredictable is sure to keep you absorbed into this wonderful story

Charmaine Gordon said...

Charmaine Gordon She Didn't Say No one liner review:
"A very fun romantic romp through a wonderful woman's life with its ups and downs, kind people, and lasting love."

blurb: Grace didn’t say no to the Big Man On Campus, Scott Dwyer. And then her life changed… Years later, a too-close encounter of an unpleasant kind with a skunk and Scott’s German Shepherd reunites the former lovers. What happens in between are their stories of beginnings and endings and love lost, then found.

Thanks, Rose for One Line Reviews. It's a great way to promote our books.

Mellie said...

Gambler's Folly

"This book is smoking hot in an unexpected, underworld kinda way. "

Michele Drier said...

SNAP: All That Jazz, Book Eight of the Kandesky Vampire Chronicles.
" I loved all of the Kandesky books but there is love and there is LOVE, and this one I LOVED. "
Paranormal Romance Guild reviewer, 5 Stars
Blurb:Nik and Jazz, both employees of Kandesky Enterprises and passionate lovers, are having a tumultuous time. Are their differences too great? She's a contemporary, hip, young career woman working in the fast-changing world of celebrity gossip journalism in Los Angeles. He's a 500-year old vampire living in Kiev, Ukraine and running the Kandesky Munitions factories. She deals with celebs and sun, he deals with terrorists and dark.
Is their overpowering attraction enough to build a life-long future, or will their relationship fizzle out before Maxie's and Jean-Louis' wedding, dying faster than a Fourth of July sparkler?

David Russell said...

Self's Blossom is a story that should be in the Tate Gallery, were the Tate a gallery for literature as opposed to art.

Self's Blossom by David Russell — Reviews, Discussion ...

A. Y. Stratton said...

"BURIED SECRETS by A. Y. Stratton is more than just a romance story. The female protagonist, Kate Harvey, is intelligent, a bit reckless and fragile."

Stephanie Queen said...

PLAYING THE GAME by Stephanie Queen
Teaser: The game is not just about playing ball.

One Line from a 5 Star Review:
"I will keep this story in my heart and pray that Stephanie Queen writes more of these HOT SIZZLING SCORCHING novels."

I was so taken by this review that I decided to make this a series. The next novel in the Playing series, PLAYING UNTIL THE END, is due out in late fall.

JoAnne Myers said...

5***** "The Bidding" one story in "Loves, Myths, and Monsters"

Review: This was a very worthwhile book and it was very diverse. The stories ranged from romance to myths, legends and monsters both human and nonhuman.

Reviewed by: Linda Tonis
Member of the Paranormal Romance Review Team

Does it have something to do with the Mayan religion and beliefs? Will Duncan survive? Or will he be one of the casualties? This was a very suspenseful story and had a very interesting ending.

Rose Anderson said...

A bunch of great reviews, everyone!

Please remember the Tuesday Review is asking for
ONE SINGLE SENTENCE giving a reader's opinion of your story or of you as a writer.

Rose Anderson said...

Stunning review, David. Bravo!

Rose Anderson said...

You're welcome, Charmaine. One sentence can say more than a whole page.

E. Ayers said...

This is from Campaign - it's very first review!

Omigawd, it was sexy!

Beth Barany said...

A CHRISTMAS FLING (A Magical Tale of Romance and Adventure novella) by Beth Barany

5 Stars! “As someone who normally don't read paranormal type books, I felt that it had a great story line to keep me interested and flipping pages.” -- Shawntay Fenyo

Helen Henderson said...

For a Tuesday Review, my first five-star review and its for one of my favorite books, Dragon Destiny.
Within the first four chapters I had already shed tears and cheered out loud... Read the entire review at

Dragon Destiny by Helen Henderson

The awakening of his dragon soul twin brought Dragshi Lord Branin the freedom of flight and near-eternal life, but not happiness. For eons, he feared he would never find a woman with her own dragon soul partner—until one day another's mind touched his.

At Amazon and wherever else books are sold. Sample here:
Get to know Helen

Maggie Le Page said...

From a recent review (on Barnes & Noble) of A Heat Of The Moment Thing by Maggie Le Page:


There were hysterical moments where I was literally laughing out loud and other touching moments where my heart did a little pitter-patter.


Click here to read an excerpt and/or buy:
buy at the usual online outlets :)


Blurb for A Heat Of The Moment Thing:
Becky Jordan's heart has taken a hammering. From now on it's career girl or bust. Sure, her new boss is a sizzling-hot, take-charge, heartbreaker type, but Becky isn't about to risk her career on an office fling. Desperate, she finds herself a Mr. Distraction, but he comes with complications. Complications that will wreak havoc in her world and force Becky to reassess what's truly important.

Elaine Hopper said...

Review one liner by Sue-ellen B. Robertson (GirlyGirlBookReviews) of Cooking Up A Storm

"...this novel was a quick spicy, humorous, with a kick of adventurous read that you should read." 4 out of 5 stars

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Marie Lavender said...

One liner review from UPON YOUR HONOR:

"This is book two of the Heiresses in Love series and in my opinion she becomes better with each of her books." - 5 stars

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