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Review: Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas

Review: Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas

The particulars:  Contemporary Romance, MacMillan, available in print and as e-book The Source: Purchased at Kobo The Grade: A The blurb: Lucy Marinn is a glass artist living in mystical, beautiful, Friday Harbor, Washington. She is stunned and blindsided by the most bitter kind of betrayal: her fiance Kevin has left her. His new lover is Lucy’s own sister. Lucy’s bitterness over being dumped is multiplied by the fact that she has constantly made the wrong choices in her romantic…

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Review: The Virtuoso by Grace Burrowes

Review: The Virtuoso by Grace Burrowes

The Particulars: Historical Romance, Sourcebooks, available in print and as ebook The Source: Purchased at Allromance  The Grade: A The blurb: Ellen Markham tells herself she’s happy raising flowers and living in near penury in the Oxfordshire countryside, but when Valentine Windham moves in just on the other side of the wood, Ellen’s longing for things she can never have threatens to overcome her good sense. Valentine’s artistic soul, tender loving, and ducal determination tempt Ellen to trust and confide…

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Review: Men of Bronze by Scott Oden:

Review: Men of Bronze by Scott Oden:

The Particulars:  Historical Fiction, Medallion Press, available as e-book and in print.  The Source: Purchased at Omnilit The Grade: A   The blurb:  It is 526 B.C. and the empire of the Pharaohs is dying, crushed by the weight of its own antiquity. Decay riddles its cities, infects its aristocracy, and weakens its armies. While across the expanse of Sinai, like jackals drawn to carrion, the forces of the King of Persia watch and wait. Leading the fight to preserve…

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Review: One More Summer by Liz Flaherty

Review: One More Summer by Liz Flaherty

The Particulars: Contemporary Romance, Carina Press, ebook. The Particulars: Contemporary Romance, available as e-book The source: Purchased at Books on boardThe Grade: AThe blurb:Grace has taken care of her widowed father her entire adult life and the ornery old goat has finally died. She has no job, no skills and very little money, and has heard her father’s prediction that no decent man would ever want her so often she accepts it as fact.But she does have a big old…

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Review: Unveiled by Courtney Milan

Review: Unveiled by Courtney Milan

Unveiled by Courtney Milan My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Particulars: Historical Romance, HQN, available in print and as e-book.The Review:The blurb:Ash Turner has waited a lifetime to seek revenge on the man who ruined his family—and now the time for justice has arrived. At Parford Manor, he intends to take his place as the rightful heir to the dukedom and settle an old score with the current duke once and for all. But instead he finds himself drawn…

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Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Penguin, available in massmarket and e-book Why it was in my TBR pile? Because I love this series The review: The blurb: Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux and her lover, the lethally beautiful archangel Raphael, have returned home to New York only to face an uncompromising new evil… A vampire has attacked a girls’ school—the assault one of sheer, vicious madness—and it is only the first…

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