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Suspense, thrills and love in October Best Reads

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If only life came with instructions.


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There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . except Greek humans.


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No bodices were harmed in this historical romance.


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Together we'll save the world...Unless we kill each other first.


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“The Wrath Is Coming.” But They Don’T Know Where—Or When.


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PREORDER this sexy & emotional story about a single dad wild with grief and the strong survivor he hires as his nanny!


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House of Shadows
by Nicola Cornick
"Beautifully wrought intertwining tale of three couples across the ages"
Posted October 4, 2017

HOUSE OF SHADOWS is a standalone multi-time frame saga from historical fiction and historical romance author Nicola Cornick. I want to call this a time slip novel, buts it's not, really. The underpinning of the three couples across the three different time periods are the divination tools of Read more...


Archangel's Viper
by Nalini Singh
"Searing love between two deadly creatures"
Posted October 3, 2017

ARCHANGEL's VIPER is book 10 in the unspeakably good Guild Hunter series by author Nalini Singh. This is a series centered around Raphael, the Archangel of New York, his consort Elena (who was once a Guild Hunter Read more...


The Shift of the Tide
by Jeffe Kennedy
"Will a magical shapeshifter have to sacrifice love to fulfill her duty?"
Posted September 29, 2017

THE SHIFT OF THE TIDE by Jeffe Kennedy is book 3 in The Uncharted Realms and book 6 in the related The Twelve Kingdoms series. Kennedy writes lovely fantasy and romance wrapped up in a pleasing package. This is a series that benefits from being read Read more...


Dirty Dancing at Devil's Leap
by Julie Anne Long
"This is easily one of the top romance books of 2017"
Posted September 20, 2017

DIRTY DANCING AT DEVIL'S LEAP is book three in the glorious Hellcat Canyon series by Julie Anne Long. I came to appreciate Long's word from her Read more...


Devil's Cut
by J.R. Ward
"Mesmerizing end to a convoluted soap opera drama of sex, power, and betrayal"
Posted August 29, 2017

DEVIL'S CUT is book 3 in the gloriously maladjusted The Bourbon Kings trilogy by J.R. Ward. This is a fun and trashy Twinky sort of book, with no redeeming nutritive value, but plenty of enjoyment to Read more...


The Duchess Deal
by Tessa Dare
"Funny and sexy Regency reworking of Beauty and the Beast"
Posted August 9, 2017

THE DUCHESS DEAL is book 1 in Tessa Dare's new series, Girl Meets Duke. THE DUCHESS DEAL is a Regency romance re-telling of the Beauty and the Beast fairytale. We get a monstrously scarred Beast hero with a gruff and grouchy exterior whose heart eventually melts Read more...


Wildfire
by Ilona Andrews
"Magic and love make for a wild ride in this exceptionally captivating PNR world"
Posted August 7, 2017

Let me start out by saying, thank god that WILDFIRE by Ilona Andrews does not appear to be the last book in the Hidden Legacy series. This series was listed on Goodreads as a trilogy. But WILDFIRE is clearly not Read more...


Some Kind of Hero
by Suzanne Brockmann
"Troubleshooters romantic suspense is finally back!"
Posted July 24, 2017

It's been 2011 since the last full Troubleshooters novel, with a few throw-away short stories and novellas since then. This is a series I've adored for YEARS, and I had no problem picking up again Read more...


Nathan's Big Sky
by M.L. Buchman
"Gentle western romance between a Montana rancher and a New York chef"
Posted July 24, 2017

NATHAN'S BIG SKY is book 3 in the Henderson's Ranch series by M.L. Buchman. If you read Buchman's Nightstalkers series or Read more...


Grave Ransom
by Kalayna Price
"Fae investigator tracks the body-swapping dead"
Posted July 23, 2017

GRAVE RANSOM is book 5 in the Alex Craft fantasy series by Kalayna Price. It feels like forever since I've read an Alex Craft book, although in refreshing my memory, book 4 was out in February of 2016, after Read more...


Hate to Want You
by Alisha Rai
"Angst, sex & love combine to make this a knockout read"
Posted July 20, 2017

HATE TO WANT YOU is book 1 in the Forbidden Hearts series by Alisha Rai. This book is amazing, y'all. I got an ARC at the Romantic Times convention this year and it was burning a hole in in my pocket for a while before I Read more...


Spellbinder
by Thea Harrison
"Human musician and fae sorcerer find love while fighting for freedom"
Posted July 17, 2017

SPELLBINDER is book 2 in the Moonshadow series by Thea Harrison. The Moonshadow trilogy is about the Elder Races in the UK, while the Read more...


The Thing About Love
by Julie James
"Another smart and sexy winner from Julie James"
Posted June 27, 2017

THE THING ABOUT LOVE is yet another fun release from New York bestseller Julie James. This is a quintessential James book with her usual trope of enemies to lovers. Although retreading familiar ground, James always makes her same trope fresh and exciting. James always gives us snappy dialogue and Read more...


Come Sundown
by Nora Roberts
"Romance blooms, but creepy chills lurk just around the corner!"
Posted June 20, 2017

Romance Queen Nora Roberts has been released a stand-alone romantic suspense book once a year for a number of years now, along with at least one book from a trilogy or quartet, and her yearly beloved In Death Read more...


Silver Silence
by Nalini Singh
"Alpha of the bear clan tempts his stoic psychic mate to form an unbreakable bond"
Posted June 14, 2017

SILVER SILENCE is both book 17 in the Psy-Changling series and also book 1 in the new Psy-Changling Trinity series by the unbelievable Nalini Singh. The last book, Read more...


White Hot
by Ilona Andrews
"Romance and magic collide in this compelling paranormal world"
Posted May 30, 2017

WHITE HOT is the apropos title of book 2 in the Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews. This writing duo consists of spouses Ilona and Gordon Andrews, and they can do no authorial wrong in my eyes. I Read more...


Buns
by Alice Clayton
"Sassy, silly love in the Catskills"
Posted May 22, 2017

BUNS is the third in the Hudson Valley series by the effervescent Alice Clayton. The first two books had a relationship between the book title and the hero's occupation. Read more...


Last Dance
by Jeffe Kennedy
"Quick bite of delicious eroticism"
Posted May 15, 2017

LAST DANCE is the first book in a new series, Missed Connections, by Jeffe Kennedy. It is a contemporary romance, and the series features a group of five young women sharing a house in Chicago as they begin their careers. I know and love Kennedy best for her Read more...


A Lady's Code of Misconduct
by Meredith Duran
"Brilliant mix of betrayal, intrigue, and reluctant love"
Posted April 25, 2017

A LADY'S CODE OF MISCONDUCT is my favorite book thus far of 2017. Book 5 in the Rules for the Reckless series, Meredith Duran once again puts us smack in the middle of the twisty world of Read more...


Wild Fire
by M.L. Buchman
"A wild ride of adrenaline and love"
Posted April 25, 2017

WILD FIRE is book 5 in the Firehawks series by the fabulous M.L. Buchman, military romance author extraordinaire. The Firehawks series focuses on the badass Read more...


Make Kay


Make works in Florida, and would love to have more time to get through her massive TBR pile! A lifelong avid reader, Make loves to read book blogs and hear from authors when she is not working or reading.

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