Carla F.

Review: The Importance of Being Emma by Juliet Archer

Review: The Importance of Being Emma by Juliet Archerby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Our heroine: Emma Woodhouse is the new Marketing Director at Highbury Foods. She is embarrassed to remember the teenage crush she had on older family friend, now brother-in-law, Mark Knightley. Her father who is the head and owner of Highbury Foods wants Mark to be her mentor. Just what she doesn’t […]

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Review: The Marrying Kind by Ken O’Neill

Review: The Marrying Kind by Ken O’Neillby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Summary: Wedding Planner Adam More has had enough! He is sick and tired of planning weddings for other people when he cannot get married to his partner Steven Worth. He spray paints “No Weddings” in red on his office door. He also convinces Steven to write a series of columns in […]

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Review: Secrets of an Accidental Duchess (A Donovan Novel) by Jennifer Haymore

Review: Secrets of an Accidental Duchess (A Donovan Novel) by Jennifer Haymoreby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Summary: When Maxwell Buchanan, the Marquis of Hasley, first sees Olivia Donovan across the ballroom, he is struck by her beauty and cannot stop staring at her. Unfortunately, this is noticed by the Marquis of Fenwicke, a man who has always been a competitor of Max’s. Fenwicke knows who Olivia is […]

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15 GLBT Romances That Rocked My World

15 GLBT Romances That Rocked My Worldby Carla F.

Guest Post by Carla F. GLBT romances are becoming more and more popular. I love reading them! They fall into as many categories as the m/f romances (Contemporary, Regency, Paranormal, etc.) so there is something for everyone. Below is the list (in alphabetical order) of my favorites. Bad Boyfriend – K. A. Mitchell – After […]

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Review: Her Husband’s Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1) by Grace Callaway

Review: Her Husband’s Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1) by Grace Callawayby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Summary: When she accidentally finds among her new husband’s things a party invitation with a lewd illustration on the back and the words, “Get Thee to The Nunnery”, Lady Helena Harteford recognizes it as the name of a brothel. She knows that Nicholas plans to go to that party. After all, […]

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Review: Sloane Hall by Libby Sternberg

Review: Sloane Hall by Libby Sternbergby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Libby Sternberg takes Jane Eyre and turns it on its head in this imaginative tale of Hollywood in the 1920’s. Summary: Young John Doyle spent time in reform school after killing his abusive stepfather, and stayed on to work there after his time was done. Fascinated with motion pictures, he decides […]

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Review: A Duke of Her Own by Eloisa James

Review: A Duke of Her Own by Eloisa Jamesby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. If asked to list my 10 favorite romance authors, I doubt that I would put Eloisa James on the list. That doesn’t mean that I don’t enjoy her books. It is just that I feel some trepidation before I start reading one because Ms. James writes smart, complex stories with interwoven […]

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Review: Pretty Persuasion by Olivia Kingsley

Review: Pretty Persuasion by Olivia Kingsleyby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. At the age of 10, Lady Georgiana Montford is introduced to her betrothed, Robert Balfour, who will one day be the Earl of Sheffield. Robert is already a young adult, but he treats Georgie with kindness. A friendship develops, and Georgie falls in love with Robert. She is then devastated to […]

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