Stealing Mr. Right By Tamara Morgan 99 cents

Stealing Mr. Right (Penelope Blue) - Tamara Morgan

‘m a wanted jewel thief.
He’s FBI.
What’s that saying? Keep your friends close…and your husband closer.

Being married to a federal agent certainly has its perks.

1. I just love the way that man looks in a suit.
2. This way I always know what the enemy is up to.

Spending my days lifting jewels and my nights tracking the Bureau should have been a genius plan. But the closer I get to Grant Emerson, the more dangerous this feels. With two million dollars’ worth of diamonds on the line, I can’t afford to fall for my own husband.

It turns out that the only thing worse than having a mortal enemy is being married to one. Because in our game of theft and seduction, only one of us will come out on top.

Good thing a cat burglar always lands on her feet.

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What Love Can Do: by Virna DePaul Free!

What Love Can Do - Virna DePaul

Ireland has always been home for the five O’Neill brothers, but several tragedies, including the recent death of their mother, have them feeling lost. After making an unexpected discovery, eldest son and former rugby player Quinn O’Neill heads to Forestville, California, in the enchanted river valley where his mother grew up. There, he hopes to learn more about his family and explore the possibility of settling someplace new.

Traveling the world before opening her own bakery is Lillian Parker’s dream, and she’s one step closer to achieving it after winning an internship with a world-famous pastry chef in Miami. Unfortunately, Lillian’s mother is pressuring her to stay in Forestville and help run the family B&B. Then a handsome Irishman blows through the door with charm and sex appeal to spare, and suddenly Lillian’s not sure what she wants.

Sparks instantly fly, and Lillian finds herself agreeing to show Quinn around the area. Soon their building feelings have them wishing for more time together. But Quinn’s just beginning to explore the magic of Green Valley wine country, and Lillian needs to stretch her wings. Even worse, exposed secrets pit Lillian’s family against Quinn’s, creating thorns in their blooming love.

Can passion survive conflicting family loyalties? And can love bond Quinn and Lillian together forever when dreams of adventure versus home and hearth threaten to keep

 

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The Stone Maiden By Susan King 99 cents

The Stone Maiden - Susan King

Desperate to save her diminished clan, Alainna MacLaren, heiress to a vast Highland property, seeks a warrior to protect her people—but he must agree to marry her and take her clan’s surname.

When the king sends a foreign knight to wed Alainna and gain control of her lands, Sebastien le Bret vows to lend his sword but not his heart—nor will he sacrifice his name and honor. Yet he is powerfully attracted to Alainna—a stone carver of mystical talent—whose pride and passion more than match his own.

But a local legend predicts disaster as time grows short—unless the warrior and the maiden can conquer stubborn pride and give in to the power of love.

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Alien Warlords’ Baby (Warlords of Octava Book 1) by Vi Voxley Review

2.5 Stars!

Riley North has done all that she can. The curvy, talented journalist has been all over the universe, covering one war and conflict after another. No wonder that when she’s sent to Octava to report on peculiar fated mate bonds between a rough, brutally handsome warrior race and Terran females she’s not exactly thrilled. And it doesn’t get any better when she’s marked as the mate of not one, but two of the greatest warlords the planet has to offer… or does it?

Harbor and Cole have nothing but begrudging respect for one another. Yet when they discover they share a fated, and then a child, they’re going to have to learn to get along. It’s easier said than done. With a vicious enemy out to destroy Riley and Octava along with it, the two savage warriors need to learn to cope with one another, while protecting their surprise baby and a mate who doesn’t seem at all willing to divulge her past.

Will their differences push them together, or pull them apart?

Review

I usually love Voxley’s action packed to but I couldn’t settle into this one because of the heroine. I have trouble with romances where there is a secret and that secret which doesn’t need to be held so close leads to problems.

The book comes around in the end and the heroes are great but I never really rooted for this poly romance.

 

The Marine’s Queen (Recon Marines, #1) by Susan Kelley Review

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The Marine's Queen - Susan Kelley

Queen Callie Adell’s enemies want her for the secret elixir only her bloodline can produce. She flees an abduction attempt and lands in the arms of the most feared military man in the universe. Recon Marine Captain Joe, a genetically enhanced soldier, knows little of civilian life or of women. But his body knows what it wants from Callie even if his mind suffers mostly confusion in her presence.

Joe’s sense of honor and duty demands he protect the queen even if she can never overlook his unnatural origins and love him as a man. But neither of them can ever be safe if Callie doesn’t protect Joe from those who want to destroy him as much as her enemies wish to capture her. Only if she can civilize her marine will the world accept him as more than a living weapon. But can Callie convince Joe that he’s a man first, her man, and a marine second?

 

 

Review

 

I like the survival aspect of this romance. The hero is wonderful. The heroine… not so much. She waffles so very much. She goes back to her prejudice point of view constantly treating the hero as less than human.

 

The plot is interesting enough but it is drawn out and not balenced with the romance as much as it should be.

 

So, not a great read for me.

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The Lady Meets Her Match By Gina Conkle $1.99

The Lady Meets Her Match (Midnight Meetings) - Gina Conkle

Cyrus Ryland didn’t become England’s wealthiest bachelor by being a pushover, but the mysterious beauty he discovers sneaking around at his grand ball enflames his curiosity. When the clock chimes midnight and she’s nowhere to be found, Cyrus vows to scour all of London to uncover who she is. Little does he know that not only does Claire Mayhew not want to be found, but she wants nothing to do with him at all

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Destiny’s Embrace by Beverly Jenkins $1.99

Destiny's Embrace - Beverly Jenkins

With Destiny’s Embrace, Jenkins brings readers back to the American West, where Logan Yates, a self-important ranch owner, must confront his feelings for his beautiful, free spirited housekeeper, Mariah Cooper. While they bicker incessantly, their sexual tension is palpable, and only rises when Mariah’s former lover arrives on the scene. Will she accept Logan’s heart?

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Bittersweet by Noelle Adams 99 cents

Bittersweet - Noelle  Adams

Love is the last thing on Zoe’s mind. Widowed at only twenty-six, she’s just trying to get through one lonely day at a time as she grieves her late husband, and finds the energy to take care of her infant son. As Zoe bravely tries to hold herself together, her husband’s cousin and business partner, Adam, offers his support and friendship. Shattered by her loss, Zoe is distant and resentful at first, but Adam gently persists, and Zoe’s reserve soon begins to crumble…Adam knows that Zoe needs time to heal but finds himself more and more attracted to her. He knows he must not act on these forbidden feelings, but they just won’t go away…

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Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught $1.99

  Almost Heaven: A Novel (The Sequels series Book 3) by Judith McNaught

 

Elizabeth Cameron, the Countess of Havenhurst, possesses a rare gentleness and fierce courage to match her exquisite beauty. But her reputation is shattered when she is discovered in the arms of Ian Thornton, a notorious gambler and social outcast. A dangerously handsome man of secret wealth and mysterious lineage, Ian’s interest in Elizabeth may not be all that it seems. His voyage to her heart is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge. As a twisting path of secrets takes them from London’s drawing rooms to the awe-inspiring Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth must learn the truth: is Ian merely a ruthless fortune hunter at heart?

The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson $1.99

The Beautiful Pretender (A Medieval Fairy Tale) - Melanie Dickerson

 

After inheriting his title from his brother, the margrave has two weeks to find a noble bride. What will happen when he learns he has fallen for a lovely servant girl in disguise?

 

The Margrave of Thornbeck has to find a bride, fast. He invites ten noble born ladies who meet the king’s approval to be his guests at Thornbeck Castle for two weeks, a time to test these ladies and reveal their true character.

 

Avelina has only two instructions: keep her true identity a secret and make sure the margrave doesn’t select her as his bride. Since the latter seems unlikely, she concentrates on not getting caught. No one must know she is merely a maidservant, sent by the Earl of Plimmwald to stand in for his daughter, Dorothea.

 

Despite Avelina’s best attempts at diverting attention from herself, the margrave has taken notice. And try as she might, she can’t deny her own growing feelings. But something else is afoot in the castle. Something sinister that could have far worse—far deadlier—consequences

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