“The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.”—Thomas Hobbes, English political philosopher (1588-–1679), The Leviathan
This is a novel that finishes well. That being said, the first half of the novel is a muddy bog.
Reading a book by Suzanne Enoch is like stepping into a time machine. She so adeptly transports readers back in time that it’s jarring to finish the book and realize it’s not the 1800s.
At times this story is more corny than funny, more sappy than cute. But overall, it’s a charming tale that forces readers to use a bit of imagination and is engaging until the end.
Lauren Dane first published Second Chances as a new author in 2005 with e-publisher Loose Id.
Sarah MacLean burst onto the romance scene with a charming book infused with humor and romance. She’s followed up that debut book with a story every bit as charming, witty, and romantic.
Mistletoe, long evenings beside warm fires, even the inevitable eggnog-related indiscretion: It’s no wonder that romance jumps on the holiday bandwagon like no other genre.
This final installment of Stephanie Laurens’ Black Cobra quartet of books is much like the three before it—perhaps too much like the three before it.
Fifteen years ago, Cassie Madison fled her hometown of Walton Georgia after learning her sister Harriett eloped with Joe Warren, the man Cassie had hoped to marry.
Bestselling, award-winning novelist, Debbie Macomber, writes a compassionate, yet quirky story of one man’s journey through grief—sabotaged by his lost love—who decides when his sadness should end.
Catherine Coulter’s latest novel has almost everything an historical romance fan could want: A compelling hero and heroine, historical descriptions that make you feel like you traveled back in time
In Last Night’s Scandal, Loretta Chase evokes a classic romantic theme: the unexpected transformation of a childhood friendship into a love story.
Long before she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her brilliant, Lear-inspired novel, A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley was winning admirers for her pitch-perfect stories and novellas.
Edgar Allen Poe, high-school cheerleading, and true love—not three subjects you might think would naturally work together to create a richly crafted love story.
Molly Harper has returned with her third installment in the Nice Girls series with Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever.
This reviewer had such high hopes for this novel, a “love story” by Pete Nelson.
Fiona Bristow lives on the picturesque Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest. She is a canine search and rescue volunteer, along with her three trained retrievers, Peck, Newman, and Bogart.
Ms. Macomber’s tenth installment in the Cedar Cove series is every bit as entertaining as her prior nine.
“. . . I wonder if being too satisfied with your life and becoming numb to it aren’t somehow intertwined. Like there isn’t something just as dangerous about playing it safe.”
Nothing stirs a female heart more than a handsome man with a physical challenge. The inherent mothering instinct is intertwined with a mixture of physical desire and deep-seated admiration.
In the course of Sophie Hannah’s suspense novel The Dead LieDown, one character sprays red paint into the face of another during a
Many holiday romance novels are simply set in December. Not so with Lisa Plumley’s Holiday Affair, which is undeniably a Christmas story.
One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.