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Heiress in Red Silk
by Madeline Hunter
"Light romance and mystery combine to entertain"
Posted April 27, 2021

Offering number two in the Duke’s Heiress series, HEIRESS IN RED SILK brings us another couple brought together by a deceased duke’s mysterious bequest.   There’s an overarching mystery throughout this series of Read more...


Wicked All Night
by Jeaniene Frost
"Kickass demigoddess and her vampire lover team up to defeat escaped demons"
Posted April 27, 2021

WICKED ALL NIGHT is the third installation in the Night Rebel urban fantasy/paranormal series by the wonderful Jeaniene Frost.  The Night Rebel series is linked to Frost's several other vampire series, all in the Night Huntress Read more...


The Devil Comes Courting
by Courtney Milan
"Building a Chinese telegraph empire brings two brilliants minds into loving unity"
Posted April 22, 2021

This book has been a long time coming. THE DEVIL COMES COURTING is book 3 in Courtney Milan’s Worth Saga. The series started with ONCE UPON A MARQUESSRead more...


Lover Unveiled
by J.R. Ward
"MMA fighter has a secret from his past that will twist the vampire world"
Posted April 21, 2021

It’s hard to believe we’re up to book nineteen in the beloved Black Dagger Brotherhood series by New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward with LOVER UNVEILED.  This is a series that has kept Read more...


The Sorceress Queen and the Pirate Rogue
by Jeffe Kennedy
"Sorceress and healer battles her isolated destiny to stay with the man she loves"
Posted April 15, 2021

THE SORCERESS QUEEN AND THE PIRATE ROGUE is the second book in the Heirs of Magic series by Jeffe Kennedy. This is a spin-off from the vast Twelve Kingdoms universe, which encompasses many different series. The Read more...


Hit Me With Your Best Scot
by Suzanne Enoch
"Brawny Highlanders make the best protectors!"
Posted April 8, 2021

The last of the three brothers to meet his match stars in HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SCOT, book 3 in Suzanne Enoch’s Wild Wicked Highlanders series. Some of Read more...


Scoundrel of My Heart
by Lorraine Heath
"True love trumps society’s strictures"
Posted April 8, 2021

SCOUNDREL OF MY HEART is the first in a new series by Lorraine Heath, Once Upon a Dukedom.  It is loosely tied to the Sins for All Seasons series, with characters from the six books Read more...


Band of Sisters
by Lauren Willig
"Unit of college-educated U.S. women rebuild WWI villages in the Somme and build lasting ties to one"
Posted April 8, 2021

I first came to know and love author Lauren Willig through her Pink Carnation historical romances with a heavy Napoleonic era spy/mystery influence. While the Pink Carnation books are filled Read more...


What the Devil Knows
by C.S. Harris
"Regency sleuth pursues a Ripper-esque killer"
Posted April 4, 2021

We’re up to book 16 in the longrunning Sebastien St. Cyr historical murder series by C.S Harris.  Wow!  WHAT THE DEVIL KNOWS brings us my beloved Georgian Regency investigative agent Sebastien St. Cyr along with Read more...


A Wicked Conceit
by Anna Lee Huber
"Detective duo dodges cholera while unearthing a murderer"
Posted April 4, 2021

Ninth in the Lady Darby series, Anna Lee Huber’s A WICKED CONCEIT is a delightful historical mystery that is eerily set against the backdrop of 1832’s cholera pandemic as it plays out in Edinburgh.  To Read more...


Wild Sign
by Patricia Briggs
"Exhilarating fight between mated werewolves and an ancient evil"
Posted March 21, 2021

WILD SIGN is the glorious continuation of the Alpha and Omega series by New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs.  We’re up to book 6 in the Alpha and Omega Read more...


An Unexpected Peril
by Deanna Raybourn
"Feminist, detective, and lepidopterist: Veronica Speedwell is everything good in Victorian murder mystery"
Posted March 7, 2021

Y’all, Deanna Raybourn’s books are pure gold.  But don’t just trust me on this, check it out for yourself.  Back in book 6 of the Veronica Speedwell series, Veronica dazzles in AN Read more...


The Turncoat King
by Michelle Diener
"Escaped princess and her warlord advance on corrupt capital"
Posted January 19, 2021

Attention fantasy romance lovers!  There’s a new series out by the marvelous Michelle Diener, The Rising Wave.  Book 1 is THE TURNCOAT KING.  Be prepared for magic, intrigue, and plenty of love.  Although this could be read as a stand-alone Read more...


The Queen's Bargain
by Anne Bishop
"Magic and love can go so wrong with skewed power"
Posted January 3, 2021

Book 10 in The Black Jewels saga, THE QUEEN’S BARGAIN by fantasy author Anne Bishop comes almost a decade after book 9 in the series. I, along with many other faithful fans, have been thrilled that Bishop is Read more...


Ten Things I Hate About the Duke
by Loretta Chase
"Strong-willed woman tames a recalcitrant duke"
Posted November 25, 2020

TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT THE DUKE is book two in the Difficult Dukes series by the wonderful Loretta Chase. This book is loosely based on Shakespeare's Taming of Read more...


A Warm Heart in Winter
by J.R. Ward
"A Nor’easter, death, and danger are no match for love"
Posted November 19, 2020

A WARM HEART IN WINTER is a holiday novel by J.R. Ward set in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world and is a charming and relatively quick peek at Blay and Quin's mating ceremony.

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Warlords, Witches & Wolves
by Michelle Diener, Shona Husk, M.J. Scott, Lana Pecherczyk, Claire Boston, Daniel de Lorne, Leisl Leighton, T.J. Nichols, Demelza Carlton, Louisa West
"Eleven Australian fantasy offerings"
Posted October 29, 2020

WARLORDS, WITCHES & WOLVES is a hefty anthology from eleven Australian paranormal and fantasy authors. There are no short stories here; all the offerings are novella-length submissions.  One of the authors, Michelle Diener, is an auto-buy for Read more...


High Flyer
by Michelle Diener
"Pilot and planetary head must thwart a space corp plot and smugglers too"
Posted October 15, 2020

HIGH FLYER is the fourth book in the science fiction romance Verdant String series by Michelle Diener. This series consists of stand-alone books, each set on a different planet or moon in the Verdant String grouping of Read more...


The Duke Who Didn’t
by Courtney Milan
"Charming historical romance with plenty of wit and humor"
Posted September 15, 2020

Author Courtney Milan blows triumphantly back onto the romance scene with her latest release, THE DUKE WHO DIDN’T, first in the Wedgeford Trials series.  I think my appreciation for this book was vastly improved by having followed Read more...


A Pretty Deceit
by Anna Lee Huber
"WWI spy is both the hunter and the hunted"
Posted September 3, 2020

Number four in the Verity Kent historical mystery series by Anna Lee Huber, A PRETTY DECEIT is another solid entry in this engrossing post World War I series. Verity Kent is 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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2 comments posted.

Re: The MacGregor's Lady (12:44pm February 11, 2014):

Oh yes, I LOVE Scottish accents! That's why Sean Coonery is so beloved,
I think. nd Ewan McGregor totally does it for me too

Re: Everlasting Enchantment (9:26am December 11, 2013):

I'd want a cat shapeshifter, something sleek and sexy. Maybe a panther?

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