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Lullaby Road: A Novel Kindle Edition by James Anderson

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"Winter has come to Route 117, a remote road through the high desert of Utah trafficked only by eccentrics, fugitives, and those looking to escape the world. Local truck driver Ben Jones, still in mourning over a heartbreaking loss, is just trying to get through another season of treacherous roads and sudden snowfall without an accident. But then he finds a mute Hispanic child who has been abandoned at a seedy truck stop along his route, far from civilization and bearing a note that simply reads “Please Ben. Watch my son. His name is Juan” And then at the bottom, a few more hastily scribbled words. “Bad Trouble. Tell no one.”.

Despite deep misgivings, and without any hint of who this child is or the grave danger he’s facing, Ben takes the child with him in his truck and sets out into an environment that is as dangerous as it is beautiful and silent. From that moment forward, nothing will ever be the same. Not for Ben. Not for the child. And not for anyone al…

Silver Fox by Misha Elliott

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"Jill Caldwell and Richard Sisk’s lives were both irrevocably changed at the age of 17.
A chance meeting and long-term friendship lead them into a love story that should never be.

Their love affair is an erotic passionate meld of lust and understanding—It’s also taboo.
But age is irrelevant when love enters the heart."

Title:  Silver Fox Author:  Misha Elliott Publisher:  Dream Reads LLC                       Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"Silver Fox" by Misha Elliott
My Thinking:

I liked this cute and sweet romantic story that featured Jill Caldwell and Richard Sisk.  It was beautifully well written by this author giving us a story of a younger woman and older man relationship.  It was no doubt that after Jill meets Richard much earlier from her babysitting his daughter would  they meet again under different circumstances now that she was 26 and he was 40.

The story takes off so very well with the additions of a few other supporting charac…

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

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"A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in a fun and flirty debut novel.

Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn't normally do. But there's something about Drew Nichols that's too hard to resist.

On the eve of his ex's wedding festivities, Drew is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate for a fake girlfriend...

After Alexa and Drew have more fun than they ever thought possible, Drew has to fly back to Los Angeles and his job as a pediatric surgeon, and Alexa heads home to Berkeley, where she's the mayor's chief of staff. Too bad they can't stop thinking about the other...

They're just two high-powered professionals on a collision course toward the long distance dating disaster of the century--or closing the gap between what they think they need and what they truly wan…

Guardian's Bond by Rhenna Morgan

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"Priest Rahandras has lived with the darkness trapped inside himself for years. Betrayed by his own brother and forced to watch his clan’s brutal annihilation, the only thing Priest wants more than to escape the curse that haunts him—as both man and beast—is to rebuild.

Until the mate he’s longed for walks into his life with an elder from his past. She’s everything he’s wished for, and the key to the clan’s very survival.

Kateri Falsen is a woman of logic and facts. While Priest’s cat can sense her arousal, telling her they’re fated won’t be enough. He’ll have to show her his love: with his words, with his actions and with his body.

Protecting Kateri from the evil trapped inside him is paramount. But when lost clan members are systematically murdered, he’ll have to choose between exposing his mate to his black magic, or risking her as the next victim.

This book is approximately 90,000 words

One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance…

By The Book by Julia Sonneborn

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"An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her college—and her new boss—in this whip-smart modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic Persuasion.

Anne Corey is about to get schooled.

An English professor in California, she’s determined to score a position on the coveted tenure track at her college. All she’s got to do is get a book deal, snag a promotion, and boom! She’s in. But then Adam Martinez—her first love and ex-fiancé—shows up as the college’s new president.

Anne should be able to keep herself distracted. After all, she’s got a book to write, an aging father to take care of, and a new romance developing with the college’s insanely hot writer-in-residence. But no matter where she turns, there’s Adam, as smart and sexy as ever. As the school year advances and her long-buried feelings begin to resurface, Anne begins to wonder whether she just might get a second chance at love.

Funny, smart, and fu…

Fearless 2: a Sports Romance Kindle Edition by Amarie Avant

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Vassili I always thanked God for making me a beast in the cage, until Zariah came along. Somehow, I blinded her to my stubbornness and claimed her like the animal that I am. Now, I’m a husband and forced to compromise. But are we a team? No! I am an Alpha! I keep my wife, my daughter and my unborn son safe... by any means. Even if my enemy, king of the Russian bratva, is wrecking havoc! My father will die screwing with what’s mine. Zariah Marriage to Vassili is a roller coaster, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. We crave the highs and learn from the lows. Our precious daughter is the glue that keeps us fighting for this love, in and out of the MMA cage or outside the court of law, in my case. This perfect life might never be without trials, until my latest assignment. Lord knows, Vassili will kill me if he knows the danger overshadowing our lives and how the defense I’m fighting against could cause the end of us.... Warning: This book is fi…

Ex-Ray: Book Two of the Until Ray Trilogy by Cheryl Robinson

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"In this journey into second-chance love, author Cheryl Robinson invites us to ponder whether we would rekindle a romance with someone who had broken a promise to forsake all others. 

Meet Ray and Sarita Saint. In 1987, they pledged to love, honor, and cherish each other until death. When Ray goes missing a year later, Sarita wonders whether he’s dead or alive. While she was dreaming of their happily ever after, Ray was exploring greener pastures, a new relationship. Sarita—a virgin until marriage—took her vows seriously and believed Ray did, too. Instead, he left their marriage and their life in Detroit to reinvent himself. Sarita always held out hope that he would return one day. And he does. It’s twenty-seven years later, and Ray is determined to find his one true love. What he discovers has him question everything he thought he knew about Sarita, as well as himself.:

Title:  Ex-Ray Author:  Cheryl Robinson Publisher: Rose Colored Books    Series:  Book Two of…

The Bastard of Brittany By Victoria Vane

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"It takes more than a kingdom to mend a heart…

Gwened of Poher has a legacy to protect, but duty has left her in a loveless marriage without children. Aside from the artistry of her needle, her life is unfulfilled. Until a Norseman offers to show her the kind of passion that she never knew existed.
Bjorn Vargrson blames himself for the tragic deaths of his wife and son. Prayers and sacrifices have done nothing to ease the weight of the burden he carries—the gods have abandoned him.
But when he’s offered a chance at a new life, he joins his brothers on a quest to conquer Brittany, only to find his heart is at stake. For if a man takes, he must also give, even if it means surrendering to love."
Title:  The Bastard of Brittany
Author:  Victoria Vane
Publisher:  Kindle Worlds
Series:  The Wolves of Brittany # 3
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating:  Five
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"The Bastard of Brittany" by Victoria Vane


My Thoughts...

I loved this series e that featu…

A Ring for Christmas (Meghan’s Playhouse Book 4) Kindle Edition by Adriana Kraft

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"In Las Vegas for a brief stint in a musical revue and ready for some uncomplicated sex with a kindred spirit, Meghan Keenan is only too happy to resume connections with her sometimes lover, Lisa Perkins. 

But Lisa’s in a quandary. Her most recent boyfriend has suddenly become serious, with hints of a diamond ring in her future—and she’s never told him she’s bisexual. What if he freaks? What if he makes her choose?

Professional photographer Bryce Henry spends his days up close and personal with beautiful models and actresses. Now he’s deeply in love with Lisa and ready to pop the question, but even he wonders about long term fidelity. What does he want, and how bad does he want it?

What will happen when Meg takes hold of Lisa’s problem and runs with it?"
Title:  A Ring For Christmas Author:  Adriana Kraft Publisher:  eXtasy Books                         Series:  Meghan's Playhouse Book 4 Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"A Ring For Christma…

Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell

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"A story of love, hot chocolate, and one little girl's wish for her mother that will make your heart swell.

At twenty-seven, Penelope Dalton is quickly ticking off items on a bucket list. Only the list isn’t hers. After her eight year-old daughter Ella is given just six months to live thanks to an inoperable brain tumor, Penelope is determined to fill Ella’s remaining days with as many new experiences as she can.

With an endless supply of magical gifts and recipes from the hot chocolate café Penelope runs alongside her mother in a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, she is able to give her daughter almost everything she wants. The one sticking point is Ella’s latest addition to her list: get a dad. And not just any dad. Ella has her sights set on Noah Gregory, her biological father and the only person Penelope knows to have proved her true love hot chocolate wrong.

Now Noah’s back in town for a few months—and as charming as ever—and the part of…

A Cowboy's Midnight Kiss: Romancing Griffin Stone (Romancing the Stones) Kindle Edition by Victoria Vane

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"She lost her drawl and traded her 501s for Roberto Cavalli, but she’s still a simple Carolina country girl at heart. 
Cassidy Cantrell sacrificed her own dreams to become the wife of a world renowned heart surgeon. But eight years later, she knows it’s over. Divorced from the man of her mother's dreams - Cass has to face up to the fact it's time to move on. Looking to get away to a place where she can reclaim herself, she accepts an invitation to spend the holidays at a posh ski resort. But almost the minute Cassidy lands in Jackson Hole, she breaks a boot heel, sprains her ankle, and gets swept off her feet by a smoking-hot, blue-eyed Rancher.

He never could have imagined his soul mate walking into his life in stiletto heeled boots...
Jilted by his fiancée a couple years ago, Wyoming rancher Griffin Stone splits his time between a family ranch and managing investment properties in the ski resort town of Jackson. But something is missing. After plac…

Sick No More: The Final Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mystery Series Kindle Edition by Deidra D. S. Green

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"In the final installment of the Chloe Daniels Mystery Series, Detective Phillips and Dr. Chloe Daniels find themselves behind the eight ball again. With several high profile murder cases still unresolved, the pressure from the media and the public for answers is unrelenting. Several serial killers are still on the loose. Can these murderers continue to evade capture or has their time run out? All questions will be answered in this thrilling , fast-paced finale."


Title: Sick No More The Finale
Author: Deidra D. S. Green
Publisher: Rathsi Publishing Company
Series: Chloe Daniels Mystery Series ... The Finale
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"Sick No More: The Final Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mystery Series" By Deidra D. S. Green

My Thoughts....

All that is left to say from this 'Chloe Daniels Mystery Series' is wow what a amazing series. I will say to fully understand all that has gone on with these characters you will have …

Mine (Falling For A Rose Book 7) Kindle Edition by Stephanie Nicole Norris

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"When it came to the grueling challenges of a courtroom, Phoebe Alexandria Rose could win her case on any day. As one of the lead attorneys at Rose and Garnet LLC, Phoebe enjoyed collecting information, breaking down the facts, and sealing her victory with an airtight litigation. On the outside looking in, Phoebe appeared to have it all together, but it was her personal life that she struggled to manage the most. Being in love from afar with her brother’s best friend had been a prison sentence for as long as Phoebe could remember. And unfortunately for her, this sentence might be one fight she’s not prepared to go up against.

Business tycoon and fitness expert Quentin Davidson was considered off limits when it came to matters of the heart. Even with the trail of women lined up to be his next leading lady, Quentin made no promises of anything more than a late-night rendezvous. But when it came to his best friend’s sister, Phoebe, all bets were off. Trying to st…