THIS IS NOT THE END by Sidney Bell – Excerpt

This Is Not the EndThis Is Not the End by Sidney Bell – Zacary Trevor is the love of Anya Alexander’s life. Their sometimes tumultuous marriage has survived ups, downs, and all the in-betweens. With successful careers, a lovely home, and a beautiful child, domestic bliss is a hard-earned reality for two people whose hedonistic days are in the not-so-distant past. They’re happy. Enter Zac’s best friend, the deeply reserved Cal Keller.

Zac’s friendship with Cal is the foundation of his career and—until Anya and their son came along—the most important relationship of his life. Cal’s a cipher, someone Anya can’t help but gravitate to, even if they don’t always get along. Even more, she’s drawn to the Zac she sees when he’s with Cal—a careful, cautious version of her husband, someone with hidden thoughts and desires kept secret even from her. Inviting Cal into their home, deeper into their life, is a risk. Continue reading

Crown of Bones by A.K. Wilder – Review

Crown of Bones (Amassia, #1)Crown of Bones (Crown of Bones #1) by A.K. Wilder – For fans of epic fantasies and sweeping adventures, this ensemble cast will immerse you in a world of unique magic, breathtaking action and unforgettable characters.

Raise. Your. Phantom. In a world on the brink of the next Great Dying, no amount of training can prepare us for what is to come … A young heir will raise the most powerful phantom in all of Baiseen. A dangerous High Savant will do anything to control the nine realms. Continue reading

Her Wicked Marquess: Sinful Wallflowers #2 by Stacy Reid – Review

Her Wicked Marquess by Stacy ReidHer Wicked Marquess (Sinful Wallflowers #2) by Stacy Reid – Miss Maryann Fitzwilliam is too witty and bookish for her own good. No gentleman of the ton will marry her, so her parents arrange for her to wed a man old enough to be her father. But Maryann is ready to use those wits to turn herself into a sinful wallflower.

When the scandal sheet reports a sighting of Nicolas St. Ives, the Marquess of Rothbury, climbing out the chamber windows of a house party, Maryann does the unthinkable. She anonymously claims that the bedchamber belonged to none other than Miss Fitzwilliam, tarnishing her own reputation—and chances of the dastardly union her family secured for her. Now she just needs to convince the marquess to keep his silence. Continue reading

The Princess and the Rogue (Bow Street Bachelors #3) by Kate Bateman – Review

the-princess-and-the-rogue-by-kate-batemanThe Princess and the Rogue (Bow Street Bachelors #3) by Kate Bateman – A princess in disguise is forced to live with a rogue in order to protect her from danger in this fun, sexy regency romance.

Bow Street agent Sebastien Wolff, Earl of Mowbray, doesn’t believe in love―until a passionate kiss with a beautiful stranger in a brothel forces him to reconsider. When the mysterious woman is linked to an intrigue involving a missing Russian princess, however, Seb realizes her air of innocence was too good to be true. Continue reading

The Protector: Fire’s Edge #4 by Abigail Owen – Review

The Protector by Abigail OwenThe Protector (Fire’s Edge #4) by Abigail Owen – The cousin of the High King, Lyndi Chandali has lived with the constant threat of being pawned off as a political prize. A rare, female-born dragon like Lyndi can’t truly mate—not in the way it counts. Which is why she’s kept her distance from a certain sinfully delicious Beta. Instead, she’s built a life for herself giving orphaned dragons in the Americas a home.

As Beta of his team of enforcers, Levi Rowtag is a fighter first, last, and always. His job is to protect—his team, the shifters in his territory, and the stubborn woman hell-bent on fighting with him at every turn. He knows from the moment they first meet what she’ll never accept—they are destined to be mated. Continue reading

The Awakening: The Dragon Heart Legacy #1 by Nora Roberts – Review

the awakening book coverThe Awakening (The Dragon Heart Legacy #1) by Nora Roberts – #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts begins a new trilogy of adventure, romance, and magic in The Awakening.

In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a sword—representing both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own…

When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she’s an anxious twentysomething mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost father—and it’s worth nearly four million dollars. Continue reading

Truth, Lies, and Second Dates by MaryJanice Davidson – Review

truth-lies-and-second-datesTruth, Lies, and Second Dates by MaryJanice Davidson – A sweet and sassy contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson!

Captain Ava Capp has been flying from her past for a decade. She’d much rather leave it, and her home state, behind forever. But when she finds herself back in Minnesota, against her better judgment, everything goes sideways in a way she never expected it to. Continue reading

Secret Nights with a Cowboy (Kittredge Ranch #1) by Caitlin Crews – Review

Secret Nights with a Cowboy (Kittredge Ranch, #1)Secret Nights with a Cowboy (Kittredge Ranch #1) by Caitlin Crews – USA Today bestseller Caitlin Crews returns to Cold River, CO, and cowboys, with an emotional second chance romance in Secret Nights with a Cowboy, the stunning first installment in her new Kittredge Ranch series.

A man holding on… Riley Kittredge has always known exactly what he wanted. His land, his horses. His woman. He met and married Rae Trujillo far too young, and their young love combusted right after they said their vows. But their passion has never managed to burn itself out. Yet when Rae shows this time, it’s not a night of pleasure she demands, but a divorce. Continue reading

We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper – Review

We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of SilenceWe Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper – You have to remember, he reminded me, that Harvard is older than the U.S. government. You have to remember because Harvard doesn’t let you forget.

1969: the height of counterculture and the year universities would seek to curb the unruly spectacle of student protest; the winter that Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with Radcliffe, its all-female sister school; and the year that Jane Britton, an ambitious 23-year-old graduate student in Harvard’s Anthropology Department and daughter of Radcliffe Vice President J. Boyd Britton, would be found bludgeoned to death in her Cambridge, Massachusetts apartment. Continue reading