Review: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs

May Contain Spoilers


After reading Vision in Silver, I wanted to read another book with wolves.  While Patricia Briggs’ werewolves have little in common with Anne Bishop’s Wolves, Cry Wolf was a great choice.   I was a little confused at first, but I really enjoyed this story and the characters, and I’m am looking forward to reading the other Alpha and Omega books.

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Interview with Sarah Hegger, Author of Nobody’s Angel and Giveaway

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Sarah!  Describe yourself in five words or less.

[Sarah Hegger] Dog-loving, teen-wrangling, hopeless romantic.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Nobody’s Angel?

[Sarah Hegger] Nobody’s Angel is a redemption story. Recovering alcoholic, Lucy, goes back home to Willow Park to find peace and forgiveness in order to move forward with her life.

Most notably, the former love of her life, Richard Hunter. Lucy broke his heart when she blew out of town nine years ago and it’s a scar that’s never fully healed for either of them.

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The Sunday Post and Stacking the Shelves–It’s Spring!

The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba of The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  This is a weekly meme where we can share news of the week and highlight new books received.

Well, it may be spring, but it still doesn’t quite feel like it here in Michigan.  With highs in the 30s and lows in the teens, I worry about all of those flowers that are beginning to stir.  The grass is still brown, and our trees still don’t have any leaf activity.  I check every day!  Come on, Mother Nature, give us some green!  St Paddy’s day wasn’t enough.

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Spotlight: The Closer You Come by Gena Showalter


Gena Showalter has a new book coming out, and she’s here to tell us about the heroine of The Closer You Come, Brook Lynn Dillon.

The heroine in this book is strong and independent.  And she’s also had to struggle her whole life with a disability.  Tell us more about how that came to be in the story?

GS: When I was a teenager, I had episodes where my ears rang so loudly all other sounds were distorted.  During those times, I was so dizzy I couldn’t stand.  I was in and out of the doctor’s office and tested for this and that—I’m fine now, by the way.  I’m completely healed, but I liked the idea of pairing a big, strong he-beast of a man with a vulnerable woman, sending his protective instincts into overdrive.  It’s what ~I~ wanted when I was going through my ordeal.

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Maeve Greyson, Author of My Highland Lover

Please give a warm welcome to Maeve Greyson!  She’s hijacking the virtual control panel to tell you about her latest release, My Highland Lover.

Hello there! I’m Maeve Greyson and I’m very pleased to be here. My new release, MY HIGHLAND LOVER, the first book in my Highland Hearts series, is Trulie Sinclair’s story. Trulie’s the eldest of four time-traveling sisters and her matchmaking Granny has grand plans for her future—in the past.

Trulie and Granny jump from Kentucky in the year 2014 to Scotland of 1247. Needless to say, the world of 1247 is drastically different—culturally, politically and any other adjective you’d like to slap with an “ly”. But really, you don’t have to look back that many years to realize just how much has changed in the world in a very short time.

Remember when mobile phones were the size of a brick and the only way they’d work was if you had them plugged into the cigarette lighter of your car? Now, not only are some cell phones the size of a playing card, cigarette lighters are no longer a standard feature on a car.

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Married to a Perfect Stranger by Jane Ashford

Today we are pleased to sit down with John and Mary Bexley, the protagonists from Jane Ashford’s Married to a Perfect Stranger (March 2015). From February 23rd through March 20th the Bexleys will be answering questions about their relationship at each stop in their tour!

Who is your spouse’s most intimidating family member, of those you’ve met?

Mary: You’d think it would be his eldest brother, because he’s very opinionated. But actually it’s his mother.

John: Really? I choose Mary’s nephew Daniel. He appears to believe he is a wild animal.

Mary: It was just the one bone. And he’s not even two years old.

John: Precisely.

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Review: The Sultan’s Harem Bride by Annie West

May Contain Spoilers


At one time, I loved romances with sheikhs.  I loved the desert setting, the opulent palaces, and the armchair travel.  Current events have diminished some of this enjoyment, though, so it’s with a bit of trepidation that I pick one up any more.  I can’t remove myself from reality enough to enjoy them as exuberantly as I once did.  I saw some positive reviews for The Sultan’s Harem Bride and since it was at the library, I decided to give it a read before diving into Anne Bishop’s Vision in Silver.

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