4 Star · Contemporary

Her Defiant Heart by Monica Murphy

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Jennifer): 21yrs old Hero (Rhett): 21yrs old? Plot: 4/5 Grovel: none Cheating: h is a topless waitress and accepted a ‘meeting’ with a client but didn’t have sex with him HEA: cliffhanger Triggers: see above Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “I tilt my head to the side and narrow… Continue reading Her Defiant Heart by Monica Murphy

4 Star · Paranormal

Shadow Keeper by Christine Feehan

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Sasha): 22yrs old Hero (Giovanni): late 20s/early 30s? Plot: 3/5 Grovel: none Cheating: OW kisses the H (H doesn’t participate) HEA: yes but no babies Triggers: OW kisses H (without H’s permission) Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “She liked direct. She needed direct. She was a plainspoken woman. She… Continue reading Shadow Keeper by Christine Feehan

4 Star · Contemporary

The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Zoe): 21yrs old Hero (Dylan): 22yrs old Plot: 4/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes with a ‘6 years later’ epilogue! Triggers: none Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “Who would buy a cheeseburger and not get fries? One isn’t complete without the other.” Worst Line: “Leave” Personal Review: A… Continue reading The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise

4 Star · Contemporary

Transcend by Jewel E. Ann

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Swayze): 21yrs old Hero (Griff): 23yrs old Plot: 4/5 Grovel: good Cheating: none HEA: cliffhanger Triggers: none Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “My parents used to tell people I was wise beyond my years because I knew stuff most kids my age didn’t know. That was just knowledge, random… Continue reading Transcend by Jewel E. Ann

4 Star · Contemporary

The Smallest Part by Amy Harmon

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Mer/Sadie): 29yrs old Hero (Noah): 29/30yrs old Plot: 4/5 Grovel: not enough from the hero Cheating: none HEA: yes but no babies Triggers: Hero’s wife died Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “Your birthday is one of my favorite days, because it means you exist, and I’m so grateful for… Continue reading The Smallest Part by Amy Harmon

4 Star · Contemporary

Bitch Slap by Bijou Hunter

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Cricket): 21yrs old Hero (Poet): 25yrs old Plot: 4/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes with babies Triggers: none Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “This town might not be my home, but it’s where my heart lives.” Worst Line: “I don’t believe in equality. Men are better.” Personal Review:… Continue reading Bitch Slap by Bijou Hunter

4 Star · Contemporary · Suspense

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Acacia): 37yrs old Hero (Nicholas): 38yrs old Plot: 4/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes but no babies Triggers: none Average score: 4/5 Best Line: “I recognize nobility and courage when I see it.” Worst Line: None Personal Review: A solid romantic suspense between two headstrong people who just… Continue reading