Cecilia Ryan – A Symphony of Echoes

Author: Cecilia Ryan
Reviewed by: Chad
Publisher: Silver Publishing
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781920502454

Where to begin? Alright here we have a story about a disillusioned history professor named Eric Spears and a “student” named Arthur that attends his classes. He isn’t actually enrolled in the classes but is the only person in the whole class that really pays attention to what Eric is teaching.  Arthur has problems of his own to contend with, one of them being having a bad cold and seriously … Continue reading

Clare Langley-Hawthorne – Consequences of Sin (Ursula Marlowe Series #1)

Author:  Clare Langley-Hawthorne
Reviewed by: Chad
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Genre: M/F Historical Mystery
ISBN 13: 9780143112938

Debut novel ‘Consequences of Sin’ introduces us to an amazing new feminist sleuth, Ursula Marlow and her Edwardian world.

This novel centers around Ursula’s good friend Winifred, who stands accused of murder as Ursula digs deeper into this situation she will uncover upsetting questions about her father’s connection to the deceased, also to a mysterious expedition to Venezuela, what secrets hide there?. As the story progresses along … Continue reading

Ben F. Small – The Olive Horseshoe

Author: Ben Small
Reviewed by: Chad
Publisher: Night Shadows Press
Genre: M/F Mystery
ISBN 13: 978-0-9799167-2-4

In his second novel, author Ben F. Small has cunningly crafted an exceptionally brilliant mystery that will for sure have readers reading well into the morning hours, just like this reviewer was.

While kayaking in the wilderness, Denton Wright’s father washes up on the Spanish coast, mutilated and quite dead, now Denton is fueled with a new passion: to payback whoever butchered the father he never really knew. Together … Continue reading

Erica Spindler – Blood Vines


Author:
 Erica Spindler
Reviewed by:
Chad
Publisher:
St. Martin’s Press
Genre:
M/F Mystery
ISBN 13: 
9780312363932

Another stellar and entertaining Erica Spindler book! I completely loved this story! Spindler never disappoints me at all in her novels.

I’ve been reading her for years and she just keeps getting better with each new novel that is released. ‘Blood Vines’ is a very fast-paced suspense novel with Spindler’s signature romantic elements thrown in the mix, the characters are all very complex and … Continue reading

Jacquie D’Alessandro – Summer at Seaside Cove


Author:
 Jacquie D’Alessandro
Reviewed by:
Chad
Publisher:
Penquin Group
Genre:
M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9780425241493
 

I laughed so many times during my reading adventure of this great book, that I lost count, what an amazing story.

This is a must read for anyone looking for a feel good contemporary romance, caution: Be prepared to laugh out loud with ‘Summer at Seaside Cove’. Jacquie has a real winner with this book and its sequel coming out in 2012, … Continue reading

C.J. Lyons – Lifelines


Author: C.J. Lyons
Reviewed by:
Chad
Publisher:
Berkley
Genre:
M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9780425220825

 

C.J. Lyon’s debut novel Lifelines was pure enjoyment to read, from beginning to end, I read it in less than two days, wonderful plot and great secondary characters, a must for anyone who loves a well told story!

Brenda Jackson – Taming Clint Westmoreland


Author:
 Brenda Jackson
Reviewed by
: Chad
Publisher: Silhouette (An imprint of Harlequin Enterprise, LTD)
Genre: Romance
ISBN 13: 9780373768509

 

Another Westmoreland man is tamed; this time around it is Clint.

Ex-Texas Ranger Clint learns that he is still married to Alyssa Barkley, but the only way to get the marriage annulled is to live together for 30 days on Clint’s horse ranch. Talk about steamy, Brenda Jackson tells a story that lingers in your heart long after your finished, leaving you wanting and wishing … Continue reading

Anna DeStefano – The Perfect Daughter


Author:
 Anna DeStefano
Reviewed by
: Chad
Publisher: Harlequin Super Romance
Genre: Contemporary Romance
ISBN 13: N/A

 

A new book by Anna is sheer bliss, The Perfect Daughter is a great story, and it showcases Anna’s storytelling powers at the top! Anna DeStefano writes heartfelt and insightful love stories that are so very real! I know Anna has a great future ahead of her as a HOT and TALENTED author and her fans are cheering, LOUD!!!!

Brenda Jackson – Tonight and Forever


Author:
 Brenda Jackson
Reviewed by
: Chad
Publisher: Kimani Press (Imprint of Harlequin Enterprises, LTD)
Genre: Romance
ISBN 13: 978-0-373-83023-7

 

Tonight and Forever is a true love story, Lorren Jacobs and Justin Madaris are two genuinely strong people who both are drawn to each other like soul mates are, one day at a time.

Brenda Jackson is a romantic at heart and she proves it each time she tells a story like this one.

‘Tonight and Forever’ is a story about yesterday’s hopes and today’s realities, … Continue reading