Review: Kane by Sinclair Jayne

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I have to admit that secret baby stories aren’t my favorite, but that was actually what I enjoyed most about Kane. I have been working my way slowly through the American Extreme Bull Riders series, and since Sinclair Jayne is a new to me author, I decided to request Kane from the publisher. I usually enjoy second chance at love romances, but this one didn’t convince me that Sky and Kane are made for each other. There were so many hard stops in their relationship, I despaired at them ever working out their differences.

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Review: Austin by Jeannie Watt

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Jeannie Watt is one of my favorite short romance authors. I love her settings, her characters always connect with me, and her writing style is engaging. I was very excited to see she had an entry in the American Extreme Bull Riders series, because she gets cowboys, and she gets the women who love said cowboys.  I breezed right through Austin, and it didn’t disappoint.

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The Playboy Prince and the Nanny by Donna Alward

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Ahhhhh. Thankfully, the taint from my previous read has been blissfully washed away. When I get into a reading slump, or I need a reading reset, I always reach for a short romance. Donna Alward is one of my favorite Harlequin authors, but I hadn’t read one of her non-HQN titles as of yet. When this appeared at Netgalley, I snapped it up. While I usually count on this author to deliver a convincing story with a cowboy hero, I was willing to accept a playboy prince. Livin’ the dream!

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Review: The Werebear’s Unwanted Wife by Marina Maddix

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I had so many hopes for The Werebear’s Unwanted Wife, but it failed to meet most of my expectations. Most of my disappointment can be laid purely at the feet of Alex, the hero. He has been promised to the daughter of the Hamilton werebear clan since he was a child. He’s not happy that he has to sacrifice his future to put an end to generations of war between their clans, but his dad browbeats him into going along with the plan. He keeps wondering why he’s never heard anything about his bride to be, or seen her picture, so he sums it up to her being hideously unattractive. Obviously there is something wrong with her. And right there I thought – dude, you are a complete and utter jerk.

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Review: The Werewolf Tycoon’s Baby by Celia Kyle


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So, these Howls Romances are basically series romance with paranormal characters. I’ve read three so far, to mixed results. All of the heroes were shifters, and that’s fine because I am on a shifter kick, thanks to Kate Daniels and Kitty Norville. I am eating up PNR as fast as I can check out titles, too. I haven’t gone through a PNR or UF phase in a long, long time, so I guess I was about due. Read more