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To Capture a Rake

To Capture a Rakeby Guest Blogger

Guest Blog by Lori Brighton, author of To Seduce an Earl What is a rake? Well, if you’re a gardener it’s a tool used to gather things like grass and leaves. But to the romance reader, a rake is something far, far more interesting. According to Wikipedia, “A rake, short for rakehell, is a historic […]

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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: Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypas

Review: Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypasby Keira G

This story by Kleypas is an exciting adventure from start to finish. It all starts with a manhunt… or should I say a woman-hunt? Nick Gentry is looking for the wily Charlotte Howard. He has a small portrait of her in his pocket and his brother-in-law’s backing to get him into the Earl of Westcliff’s […]

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Review: A Lily Among Thorns by Rose Lerner

Review: A Lily Among Thorns by Rose Lernerby Keira G

The Heroine: Serena learned the hard way that men couldn’t be trusted. She ran off to marry a young man from her father’s employ only to be jilted. Too proud to return home she took up life as a prostitute and learned that all men were pigs… all except 200 Pounds, the title she gave […]

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Review: The Harlot by Saska Walker

Review: The Harlot by Saska Walkerby Carla F.

by Carla F., guest reviewer Summary: Jessie Taskill is a prostitute who is known as “The Harlot of Dundee.” She has gotten this name because she enjoys her work and doesn’t just lie there. Jessie gets into a fight in a bar with another prostitute over a client. When the other woman realizes that Jessie […]

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Review: A Precious Jewel by Mary Balogh

Review: A Precious Jewel by Mary Baloghby Keira G

I got this novel from the library when MagdalenB recommended it for a hero who bumbles his first declaration of love/marriage proposal: Balogh’s A Precious Jewel. Gerald tries to explain why marriage is good idea; forgets to mention “love.” Twice! Read it in a day because it was so different than any courtesan romance I […]

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Review: The Bartered Virgin by Chevon Gael

Review: The Bartered Virgin by Chevon Gaelby Keira G

The Story: New York City heiress, Winnifred Percy, has been very good about slipping through fortune hunter and marriage seeking fingers. A lie here or there and soon her suitors would disappear. This is exactly was Winn wants because in a few short years she’ll gain full control over the fortune left to her by […]

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Audio Review: Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Audio Review: Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fieldingby Keira G

This is the first time I read the books. I admit I am a bad girl and watched the movies first. That said, I really liked the reader, Barbara Rosenblat, as she reminded me of the movie. Her voice for the mother was fabulous. It was airy, a bit ditzy, and a tad lofty. Her […]

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