Layla, the titular character of J. R. Ward’s latest, The Chosen, is in an emotional bind.
“a face belonging in the Sistine Chapel, and his soul in Hell . . .”
Morgan D’Arcy is an English nobleman, a concert pianist, and a vampire.
Julia Padden, a salesclerk in the men's department at Seattle's Macy's, is upbeat and vivacious.
“clever and full of twists . . . a story well told.”
“Simply a triumph.”
“Maybe all this freedom doesn’t make you any happier, after all.”
Nearly 200 years after her death, Jane Austen is still a driving force in the romance genre. Jude Deveraux’s latest novel offers a double dose.
“Mothering Sunday: A Romance is a keeper.”
“You shall go to the ball!”
There’s a reason some bestselling authors are so popular: They deliver stories that pull you right into a realistic world peopled with characters you love, or love to hate, in interesting scenarios
“Ward is a master of her craft.”
When your world is falling apart around you, what do you do?
“a man who discovers he has something to live for may have to die to achieve his goal . . .”
The couple at the heart of this novel—Rob Beauman and Ellie Larrabee—appear on the surface to have everything.
“fearlessness begets victory . . .”
“a cop’s loyalty to justice and the law must take precedence over her personal opinion of the victims.”
The heir is Evie, an American college girl sent on a quest through her dead mother’s letters. It leads her to Oxford University in England and discovery of her surprising birthright.
“Blood Kiss is the work of a writer who is a master of her genre.”
“What meaning does your finite existence have in the infinite world?”
“Life has always kind of happened to me without too much planning.”
It is November 9th, the day before Fallon is upending her life to relocate from California to New York by herself.
“a worthwhile read for fans of suspense and stories of entwined family relationships.”
Anyone familiar with Nora Roberts’ work will find no surprises in this one.
“a beautiful first novel, filled with vivid imagery . . . and a delicate love story . . .”
This book gets off to a rough start, both for the heroine, who gets railroaded out of business by hostile locals and becomes desperate for money, and for the reader, who has to endure her aggressiv
“the secret to marriage [does] not lie in compatibility, or even commitment, but the willingness to endure heartbreak.”
Debbie Macomber graces us with yet another Cedar Cove tale with Silver Linings, the fourth in the Rose Harbor series.