M.C. Beaton’s “The Banishment”

“‘There are six of you,’ said Mrs. Kennedy. ‘The six beautiful daughters of Mannerling. Did nobody fall in love with any of you? Or was the love all for the house?'” Impeccable breeding. Fabulous wealth. Beauty. The Mannerling estate. Isabella Beverly has it all, or does she? Bred to be a beautiful adornment in her fabulous home, she fails to take her first Season. In fact, she’s even classified a bore, because despite her accomplishments, her attention is fixated on her ancestral home, Read more [...]

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Alice Clayton’s “Wallbanger.”

“You smell like tequila and sexual repression, Caroline. Get off me.” Caroline is a self-sufficient, dynamic interior designer, with a fresh new job, brand new apartment, and not an “O” in sight. After a disastrous machine-gun one night stand, her orgasm ran off and left her high and dry. Everything else in the world is coming up roses, if only she could regroup and bring back that sunshine. So adding insult to injury, her neighbor Simon turns out to be a “Wallbanger”, and since the Read more [...]


Tara Sivec’s “Shame on Me”

Paige McCarty is a former fashion model turned Private investigator. When her ex, Andy, gambled away her money she left him and joined Fool Me Once Investigations, with her friends Kennedy and Lorelei, determined to help other women going through problems with jerks as well. She left the world of modeling needing to find a career that didn’t just validate her according to how she looked, but what she did. So when finds herself used as man-bait in her P.I. career, she wants to do more. Like when Read more [...]

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Candace Knoebel’s “Everlasting”

Faye Middleton is sure she is a Defect. In her Primeval society, that means she has no powers, and when she goes to her Culling ceremony, she will be cast out of the way of life she has known since birth. In her world, she is part of a dual society, the Coven, populated by Hunters( usually male) and Witches (usually female), two parts of a whole who form a life-long bond together. Hunters and Witches need each other to work their magic, their affinity bond usually leading to a closeness that results Read more [...]


Lila DiPasqua

Lila DiPasqua is a bestselling author of scorching historical romance novels. Her Fiery Tales series retells Fairy Tales in Charles Perrault’s time, with sensual detail to place and manners of the time. With re-imaginings of the “Emperor’s New Clothes,” “Puss in Boots,” and more, she raises the bar for retellings, by adding detail and heat, as she immerses her readers in the decadent world of Louis XIV. She started reading romance in her teens, devouring “Sweet Savage Love” by Rosemary Rogers, Read more [...]

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Shayla Black and Maya Banks’ “Four Play”

“Four Play” is a two-novella anthology, with “Pillow Talk” by Maya Banks and “Her Fantasy Men” by Shayla Black. In “Pillow Talk,” Zoe and Chase have a hell of a hot relationship. They click, they know each other’s bodies and they know just what to do to turn each other on. But Chase is sure that Zoe has some kinky fantasies she hasn’t shared, and to prompt her response, he tells her one of his own. And so the game begins, as she makes his voyeuristic fantasy of her stripping for Read more [...]


Grace Burrowes’ “Lady Eve’s Indiscretion” 2

Just when you wanted the wit of a solid Regency, with the naughty bits left in, here comes Grace Burrowes’ “Lady Eve’s Indiscretion,” the fourth installment of the Windham Series. Secrets are rife in the Windham family, but Eve feels hers would ruin her and devastate her family. Years ago she gave her virginity to a cad, and after his abuse fled away on horseback only to have a catastrophic fall. Her physical rehabilitation took years to achieve, but her emotional wounds have yet to Read more [...]

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Kylie Scott’s “Play.”

“The man had hooker lips. I shit you not.” Ladies, what’s a hot follow up to a sexy rock star? Another one, of course! Following up on her first Stage Dive Series novel, “Lick,” Kylie SCott has turned the heat and humor on! This time around it’s Stage Dive’s Mal, the delicious bad boy drummer from Kylie Scott’s first book. In “Play” we discover what’s behind that devil-may-care attitude and just how hot he burns! Anne, Evelyn and Lauren’s neighbor has just found herself in hot water. Read more [...]


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Marion Chesney, the Grande Dame of Regency Romances, is a very versatile and entertaining author.  Writing under the pseudonyms Anne Fairfax, Jenn

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Madeline Pryce’s “Claiming Ecstasy”

My first jump into Ellora’s Cave “Quickies,” but I should have expected the Wham! Bam! I may be jaded, but there it was, right in my face, in the first sentence of the story. You know. The thrusting and that four-letter-word that rhymes with “sock.” And slattern that I am, I read on. Nicolas Larkin, a cruel, elegant man is wringing both pleasure and pain from Jolie Dupree, his affianced bride, on the eve of their wedding. And that’s the way she likes it, much to her dismay. She Read more [...]