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Review: The Sword Dancer by Jeannie Lin

Review: The Sword Dancer by Jeannie Lin

  The Blurb: The Thief Who Stole His Heart Sword dancer Li Feng is used to living life on the edge of the law—a woman alone in the dangerous world of the Tang Dynasty has only her whirlwind reflexes to trust. She will discover the truth about her past, even if that means outwitting the most feared thief-catcher of them all… Relentless, handsome and determined, Han sees life—and love—as black and white. Until he finally captures the spirited, courageous Li…

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Review: Prudence by Elizabeth Bailey

Review: Prudence by Elizabeth Bailey

The Particulars: Historical Romance, Harlequin Historical, avaible as e-book, out of print The Source: The Bookshelf The Grade: B- The Blurb: Would Her Tender Heart Lead Her Into His Arms?No one was more aware of their position in life than governess Prudence Hursley. Fresh from the Paddington Charitable Seminary, softhearted Prue expected to see little of her new employer, Mr. Julius Rookham, and was prepared for a life of lonely independence.However, Julius’s willful niece continually threw Prue into his path,…

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Friday Bargains: 0.99 books at Sony

Friday Bargains: 0.99 books at Sony

The bargains I am excited about right now is at Sony. I haven’t bought anything from Sony, just downloaded freebies, but I think that will change. ;). Anyway, they have to ongoing campaigns right now.  The first one is  Fall in love with a series, which Amazon is price matching.  It is mostly romance, but I am excited, since several of the books are on my Wishlist.The second is in their newsletter, and it is a hodgepodge of genres.  Oh….

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Friday Bargains: Samhain bargains

Friday Bargains: Samhain bargains

I got an e-mail from Samhain, telling me that they have a 30% off code ( coupon: TRICKORTREAT) on the following 8 e-books. Unless something has changed,  this stacks on top of the new release discount, which means 60 percent off. Ballroom Blitz by Lorelei JamesShe’s got the rhythm, but he’s got all the right moves… Unleashing The Receptionist by Juniper BellYou can tie a girl up, but you can’t keep her down.  Dark in the Woods by Rosemary LaureyWhen…

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Friday Bargains: A lot of Historical mystery

Friday Bargains: A lot of Historical mystery

For me, autumn means I want to curl up on the coach and read mysteries. And, the publishers are appearantly reading my mind this week. Right now, the first three books in  Tasha Alexander’s Lady Emily’s series are discounted to 1.99 at Amazon. ( That price, in combination that Amazon didn’t add Whispernet fees, was enough for me to snap up the first one.) Joss Alexander’s Tainted Innocence is discounted to 1.99 at Carina Press, until September ends.  This is another…

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Friday Bargains: Mostly Novellas and short stories

Friday Bargains: Mostly Novellas and short stories

Kobo has very nice round up of novellas, and short stories here, priced between 0.99-2.99. I am tempted to buy some, but I probably wont since I am trying to purchase less e-books. Amazon   offers 100 e-books for 3.99 this month.  The romance e-books sounds quite interesting, but  the one I really want is in Fantasy..  I might actually buy something from Amazon, instead of just downloading freebies. Poisoned Pen press offers several of their books for free right now. …

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Amazon Gold box deal of the day: 10 contemporary romances for 1.99 each (Kindle)

Amazon Gold box deal of the day: 10 contemporary romances for 1.99 each (Kindle)

I normally don’t post deals on Sundays, but when I discovered this deal I decided to make an exception.   Amazon offers  Susan Mallery, Debbie Macomber and other bestselling romance authors for 1.99 each.  This deal is today only. And the best part? No pesky Whispernet fees for those of you who lives in Europe..

Review: Pursuit of Pleasure by Elizabeth Essex:

Review: Pursuit of Pleasure by Elizabeth Essex:

The Particulars:  Historical Romance, Kensington, available in print and e-bookThe Source:  Freebie from SonyThe Grade: CThe blurb:Lizzie Paxton’s dream in life is to be a widow–if only she could skip the wedding and the husband. When her childhood friend Captain James Marlowe proposes a marriage in name only, she accepts, knowing she’ll have the independence she craves once he sets sail. Though James is the only man Lizzie trusts, she doesn’t trust the scintillating desire he evokes in her.James knows…

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Review: Angel by Johanna Lindsey

Review: Angel by Johanna Lindsey

The Particulars: Historical Romance, Avon, available as e-book and in print. The Source: The bookshelf The Grade: B The Blurb: Hoping to cool off a twenty-five-year-old feud between two neighboring families, Cassie Stuart only succeeds in pouring kerosene on the flames. Both sides have warned her to get out of Texas pronto. . .or they will burn her father’s ranch to the ground. What Cassie needs is a peacemaker but she ends up with a widow-maker instead. He is called…

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Friday Bargains: All about indie books

Friday Bargains: All about indie books

I found some gems at Smashwords. Some are part of their ongoing sale, some isn’t. .Eve Silver  offers 25% of on all of her books among them is  His Dark Kiss and  Driven.  I am excited, since Driven is on my Wishlist.  Anne Stuart offers  her historical romance novella, Under an enchantment for 1.99. Infact, I would recommend that you browse her agent’s listings, since there are several books  that looks interesting. Lise McClendon offers her historical mystery Sweet and Lockdown…

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