Review: A December with a Duke

A December with a Duke by Collette Cameron, book 3 in the Seductive Scoundrels series. 4 stars Wealthy widow Everleigh Chatterton got lucky when her abusive husband died and left her with a fortune. She is determined that she will never be in a situation again where a man will…

Review: Admit to Mayhem

Admit to Mayhem  Four stars. Recommended. Available in e-book, paperback and audio book. Admit to Mayhem (Horatio Press 2014) by D.J. Adamson’s is the first entry into a delightful, quirky mystery series featuring Lillian Dove, a somewhat hapless, but strong, smart young woman lost in a life she’s didn’t plan….

Review: Butterflies & White Lies

Mary Poser, Butterflies and White Lies as Bollywood Comes to Nashville By Angel A Angel’s Leap PTY LTD August 2017, 480 pages Reviewed by Lyndsey Redding In Mary Poser, Butterflies and White Lies as Bollywood Comes to Nashville, this reviewer discovered a more complex story than the title suggested, also…

Review: Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove by Brita Addams Review of Cedar Grove (July 2018) by Brita Addams, ASIN: B07FRH4LKX, 401 pages Reviewed by Claire Matturro Recommended – Four stars Brita Addams in her novel Cedar Grove accomplishes something difficult—she finds one angle to a story set during the American Civil War that hasn’t been…

Review: Fear of Flying (#2)

Fear of Flying by Leigh Court was an enjoyable easy read. I give it 4+ stars. “You will not die in a plane crash,” and “you will meet at tall, dark stranger.” That’s the fortune teller’s good news for the heroine. Jessie Jordan is a publicist who specializes in blog…

Review: Her Next Dance

Her Next Dance Her Next Dance by Susan C. Fischer  Four stars. Recommended.  Available in e-book and paperback. Her Next Dance (Forget Me Not Romance 2019) by Susan C. Fischer, is a gentle, clean romantic story about a single mother with a challenging career and a handsome dance instructor who…

Review: One Magick Yule

One Magick Yule by Teresa Keefer Reviewed by Livia Quinn One Magick Yule by Teresa Keeler is a delightful, sweet holiday story. As the title suggests our heroine is a witch, actually, a wiccan of the Appalachian variety. And she communicates with animals which creates not only a few humorous…

Review: Red Dale Ray

Red Dale Ray: A Sober Rebrand by Deb Cunningham By Mary H. Mcfarland Ray Bowler wants to downsize, sell Hilda’s, his failing bar, and hit the road in his Red Dale Ray camper trailer. Ray’s only problem, however, isn’t negotiating his camper’s tiny shower or keeping it jacked up in…

Review: Rush

Rush by Lisa Patton St. Martin’s Press August 2018, ISBN-13: 978-1250020666, Hardcover: 416 pages Reviewed by Claire Hamner Matturro Rush is a great read, a gentle-hearted literary novel of the New South telling an eye-opening, entertaining story with a conscious. The author Lisa Patton, herself a Deep South native and…

Review: She’s Out of His League

She’s Out of His League: A Story of Love, Baseball and Happy Endings By Kathy Coatney Windtree Press January 2014, 222 pages Recommended for the contemporary romance reader, fans of sports romance, and any reader wanting to enjoy a heartfelt, well-told love story. Reviewed by Lyndsey Redding She’s Out of…

Review: The Accidental Stranger

The Accidental Stranger (The Accidental Series, book 2) By CJ Fosdick The Wild Rose Press January 2017, 390 pages Recommended for fans of time travel romance, historical romance, and romantic mystery Available in ebook and paperback While The Accidental Stranger is book 2 in the continuing Accidental Series story, author…

Review: The Reluctant Princess

The Reluctant Princess (Champagne Book Group November 2018) Book One in the Charm City Hearts Series by M. C. Vaughan. 270 pages. Five stars in romance. Recommended for the contemporary romance reader, New Adult fans, and any reader wanting to enjoy a steamy, heartfelt, well-told love story. Reviewed by Claire…

Review: The Reluctant Princess (#2)

The Reluctant Princess is a promising start to the Charm City Hearts series set in author, M.C. Vaughan’s beloved Baltimore. Laced with humor and crackling dialogue, it follows gifted artist Zara Kissette as she prepares for a major gallery show, literally rising from the ashes of a devastating fire that…

Review: Till It Stops Beating

TIL IT STOPS BEATING by Hannah R. Goodman Reviewed by: Lynne Pearson I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. I was unaware that this is the fourth book in the “Maddie Chronicles” series; that being said, I think it reads quite well as a stand-alone…

Review: Turning For Trouble

Turning for Trouble (KaliOka Press July 2018)/ 230 pages 5 Stars/ Recommended Read Category: Cozy; contemporary romantic mystery Reviewed by Claire Hamner Matturro Historical romance author Susan Y. Tanner takes a different path in her most recent book, Turning for Trouble (Familiar Legacy Book 7). Oh, there’s romance for sure,…