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best contemporary romance, series category romance, romancing the enemy’s daughter Seducing the Enemy's Daughter
Jules Bennett
Silhouette, 2010
Contemporary, series romance

Brady Stone had just learned the new manager of the property he wanted was a woman...and quite desirable. Charming Samantha Donovan into giving away corporate secrets would be even sweeter considering she was the enemy's daughter. More...

“...hit the ground running…” – Barbara, A Romance Review …full book review

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best contemporary romance, series romance, category romance, a mother’s wish A Mother's Wish
Karen Templeton
Silhouette, 2008
Contemporary/series romance

Winnie Porter just couldn't forget the child she'd given up for adoption all those years ago…or the wonderful family that had taken him in. Now it was finally time to see her son one last time.

Still reeling from his wife's untimely death, the last thing Aidan Black needed to deal with was the unwed mother who brought his beloved Robbie into the world. Especially when she was all grown up into a beautiful, vivacious young woman who'd immediately drawn his boy into her spell—not to mention Aidan himself. More...

2009 RITA Winner for Best Contemporary Series Romance

Available at Amazonbest contemporary romance, series romance, category romance, a mother’s wish
best category romance, best series romance Bossman's Baby Scandal
Catherine Mann
Silhouette, 2010
Category/Series romance

Nothing had stopped Jason Reagert from making his own millions. And now that he was securely ensconced at Maddox Communications, he was determined to become an even bigger success. Then startling news broke and Jason--along with everyone else--discovered he had gotten heiress Lauren Presley pregnant. He couldn't afford even a whiff of scandal… More...

“...Perfect 10....” – Patti Fischer, Romance Reviews Today …full book review

Available at Amazonbest category romance, best series romance
best contemporary romance, best category romance, Her Secret Fling Her Secret Fling
Sarah Mayberry
Harlequin, 2010
Contemporary romance

Jake Stevens--star reporter and celebrated literary genius--is a snake. How else to explain the way he turns Poppy Birmingham's hero worship into loathing with a single conversation? So what if she's got a lot to learn about journalism? Aren't they coworkers now? On the same team? Jake can take his attitude and... More...

Five Stars
Affaire de Coeur

Available at Amazonbest contemporary romance, best category romance, Her Secret Fling
best contemporary, category romance novel Valentine Bride
Christine Rimmer
Silhouette (Special Edition), 2010
Contemporary/Category romance

Regal, reserved Irina Lukovic was the perfect live-in housekeeper. Until she found out she was being sent back to her war-torn homeland. So Caleb Bravo came up with the ideal solution…one where they'd still be living together on a more permanent basis.… The handsome bachelor proposed!  More...

“Wow!” – Robyn Roberts, Once Upon a Romance …full book review

Available at Amazonbest contemporary, category romance novel
best category romance novels, best contemporary romance book Simon Says Mommy
Kay Stockham
Harlequin, 2009
Category/Contemporary romance

Dr. Ethan Tulane is juggling more than even his type A personality can handle. Between his new job as chief of surgery and learning to be a dad to Simon, his adopted son, Ethan is desperate. Enter Megan Rose, the temporary nanny. Simon bonds instantly with her, which makes Ethan heave a sigh of relief--even as he notices she's very good-looking. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

Available at Amazonbest category romance novel, best contemporary romance book
category romance, contemporary romance novel The Millionaire's Misbehaving Mistress
Kimberly Lang
Harlequin (Presents), 2009
Contemporary romance

As Dallas's most eligible bachelor and heir to his family's fortune, billionaire Will Harrison knows how to handle the paparazzi-but his little sister Evie is a worry.... Miss Behavior, etiquette expert Gwen Sawyer, has only three weeks to work her magic on Evie before a society ball, and so moves into Will's luxurious penthouse. More...

“I adored the characters....” – Kimberly, Coffee Time Romance & More …full book review

Available at Amazoncategory romance, contemporary romance novel
best category romance novel,  paranormal romance Immortal Wolf
Bonnie Vanak
Silhouette, 2009
Category Paranormal romance

Exiled to a life of extreme loneliness because everyone she touches dies, Emily Burke has every reason to distrust Raphael Robichaux. The immortal werewolf possesses immense power and has been summoned by her pack to end her life. And yet, from the moment she lays eyes on the powerful rebel, he awakens all the longings she's kept bottled inside...and gives her hope. More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips and Kritiques

Available at Amazoncategory romance,  paranormal romance
best contemporary romance book Hot Under Pressure
Kathleen O’Reilly
Harlequin Blaze, 2009
Contemporary romance
Rating: Hot

Boutique owner Ashley Taylor hates flying. Especially when there's a sugar-fueled little hellion on board. But then David McLean (sexy!) sits next to her, and suddenly Ashley finds herself hoping the delay will last forever—and that David won't notice her comfy pink bunny slippers (sadly, the opposite of sexy). More...

“...a whole lot of fun to read.” – Katie Mack, All About Romance …full book review

Hot Under Pressure depicted realistic, wounded people recognizing that perhaps they’ve outgrown the habits that used to keep them safe.” – Sarah, Smart Bitches, Trashy Books …full book review

Available at AmazonHot Under Pressure, best contemporary romance novel
best category, contemporary romance book Feels Like the First Time
Tawny Weber
Harlequin Blaze, 2009
Category/Contemporary Romance

Zoe Gaston needs to unmask a mystery man for work. She also must survive her dreaded high school reunion—and the costume party that opens it. So Zoe, once voted Girl Most Likely to Die a Virgin, comes dressed as a leather-clad dominatrix…whip and all! Her scandalous costume catches a secret lover. He seems so deliciously familiar under his disguise…. He's gotta be her long-ago crush. But Zoe is shocked to discover the sexy body she's been so thoroughly enjoying belongs to Dexter Drake—her oldest friend! More...

“... scandalous fun....” – Rho, A Romance Review …full review

Available at AmazonFeels Like the First Time, Harlequin Blaze category, contemporary romance
best paranormal romance book The Vampire's Quest
Vivi Anna
Silhouette Nocturne, 2009
Paranormal romance

After escaping from the Otherworld Crime Unit, Kellen Falcon came to Nouveau Monde to crack a rare blood disease. But the European hotbed of temptation yielded sport no vampire could resist—criminologist Sophie St. Clair. And with only days to live, Kellen sought sweet release from her to escape a savage past. More...

Five Stars
Coffee Time Romance and More

Available at AmazonThe Vampire’s Quest, paranormal romance
Make Me Yourse, category historical romance Make Me Yours
Betina Krahn
Harlequin Blaze, 2009
Category Historical Romance

Mariah Eller was only trying to save her inn from being trashed. So how did the widow manage to attract the unwanted-and erotic-attention of the Prince of Wales? Not that being desired by royalty is necessarily bad... Only, Mariah much prefers the prince's best friend.... More...

“…hilarious repartee….” – Rike Horstmann, All About Romance …full review

Available at AmazonMake Me Yourse, category historical romance
First Come Twins, contemporary, category, series romance First Come Twins
Helen Brenna
Harlequin Superromance, 2009
Category romance

Photojournalist Noah Bennett has been running from himself forever. Covering war zones around the world has kept him away from his mistakes and, more important, from Sophie Rousseau, his high school sweetheart. But he's never forgotten her. He's returned to idyllic Mirabelle Island to heal, to finish his latest book...and to face Sophie again. More...

“ category romance I’ve read this year.” – LinnieGayl Kimmel, All About Romance …full review

Available at AmazonFirst Come Twins, contemporary, category, series romance
Once Upon a Valentine, best category/series romance Once Upon A Valentine's
Holly Jacobs
Harlequin, 2009
Contemporary romance

Planning the Erie Elementary Valentine's dance is as close as Carly Lewis intends to come to romance. In fact, the once-burned single mom has vowed to stay far away from the flame. Until her shed literally goes up in smoke. And once she meets irresistible Lieutenant Charles Jefferson, that isn't all that's catching fire.... More...

“It’s touching, funny...” – Jennifer, Smart Bitches, Trashy Books …full review

Available at AmazonOnce Upon a Valentine, best category/series romance
Man With a Past, best category/series romance Man With A Past
Kay Stockham
Harlequin SuperRomance, 2009
Contemporary romance

Will the truth set him free?

Joe Brody: Out of prison but still serving time---all because no one in his hometown believes he's innocent. He'd leave the place in his dust, but his father---the only family he has left---needs him.

Ashley Cade: Widowed with a toddler to take care of. She's moved here to make a fresh start---but being accepted into the inner circles of a close-knit town isn't easy. Especially after she hires the town pariah as a handyman.

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Available at AmazonMan With a Past, best category/series romance
She’s Got it Bad, best contemporary romance novel She's Got It Bad
Sarah Mayberry
Harlequin Blaze, 2009
Contemporary romance, hot

Twelve years ago Zoe Ford let Liam Masters break her heart. But now? There's not a chance. Zoe is as tough and wild as they come. So when Liam shows up at her tattoo parlor, she's more than ready to take him on again. That's not going to be a hardship, since he's hotter than he ever was. More...

“...absorbing.” – Katie Mack, All About Romance …full review

Available at AmazonShe’s Got it Bad, best contemporary romance novel
The Surgeon’s Lady, best series regency romance The Surgeon's Lady
Carla Kelly
Harlequin, 2009
Regency romance

As a surgeon in the Royal Navy, Lieutenant Philemon Brittle has proved his bravery countless times. But he's never known the thrill that comes with falling in love. Until he meets the beautiful Lady Laura Taunton, who has turned to nursing the wounded as solace from her unhappy past. Philemon will need to draw upon every bit of his strength and determination to convince the marriage-shy Laura that establishing a life together is the truest path to love and happiness....

“...completely refreshing...” – Blythe Barnhill, All About Romance …full review

Available at AmazonThe Surgeon’s Lady, best series regency romance
Millionaire's Secret Seduction
Jennifer Lewis
Silhouette, 2009
Silhouette Desire

A multimillion-dollar family dynasty was hard to walk away from. And that's what Dominic Hardcastle intended to do. Until he met his father's employee Bella Andrews. She was intriguing and sexy beyond reason... and out to ruin his estranged, ruthless father. So Dominic offered to keep her secret if she'd keep him company...after hours.More...

“ ...a wonderful story...” – Delane, Coffee Time Romance …full review

Available at Amazon
Lori Devoti
Silhouette Nocturne, 2007

Risk Leidolf was a hellhound—a legendary, otherworldly creature who was both man and beast. For centuries, he'd been bound to do the bidding of a cruel witch queen. But after being ordered to destroy novice witch Kara Shane, the man within him rebelled. And the beast within him was held at bay—for now. More...

"...full of depth and character...." -- Zollyanna, Night Owl Romance ...full review 
Wedded In A Whirlwind
Liz Fielding
Harlequin, 2008

Miranda Grenville is a survivor—a rare beauty who's fiercely independent. While trekking in a remote island paradise, Manda is caught up in an earthquake. Stuck deep underground in an ancient temple, she finds she's not alone. Sexy adventurer Nick Jago is trapped with her. Now Manda is forced to depend on someone. She knows she shouldn't trust him, but something deep inside of her is falling for this rebel…. More...

"...weet, "comfort food" book ..." -- Lynn Spencer, All About Romance ...full review  
Bare Necessities
Marie Donovan
Harlequin, 2008
Category, R

Nothing like he remembered... All it takes to be a super-hot lingerie designer is chutzpah and a healthy dose of talent. Right? So why is Bridget Weiss making ends meet selling custom bras and thongs to Chicago's triple-X dancers? And now Adam Hale, her brother's best friend, is in town and thinks she's a stripper, too! Maybe she'll just let him sweat over that mix-up... More...

Once Upon A Thanksgiving
Holly Jacobs
Harlequin, 2008
American Romance

It's A Time For Giving And Receiving...Love
As if working and raising her family of five--four kids and one demanding cat--isn't enough, Samantha Williams has been volunteered to oversee a Thanksgiving pageant at her kids' school. So a relationship is the last thing on this stretched-too-thin single mother's mind. Until she meets the new interim principal--sexy, single Harry Remington. Her childhood friend. More...

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from CK2S Kwips and Kritiques

Deadly Redemption
Kathleen Korbel
Silhouette Nocturne, 2008

Orla, youngest daughter of the Fairy Queen, is almost as famous for her powers of seduction as she is for her rebellious nature. So when her ill-advised attempt at the throne unleashes the threat of civil war, Orla faces a stern penalty: marry the fearsome prince of the enemy fairy clan, Liam the Avenger. More...

Five Stars
The Romance Reader

Not Without Her Family
Beth Andrews
Harlequin SuperRomance, 2008
Category Romance, PG-13

It's nothing but trouble for Jack Martin, chief of police, when Kelsey Reagan blows into town. Her ex-con brother just became the prime suspect in a murder, and this "reformed" bad girl vows to prove he's innocent. More...

Five Stars
All About Romance

The Corporate Raider's Revenge
Charlene Sands
Silhouette Desire, 2008
Category Romance, R

Millionaire hotel magnate Evan Tyler will stop at nothing to get revenge. So when the perfect opportunity arises -- a chance to have Elena Royal, the daughter of his biggest competitor -- he doesn't think twice. Evan plans not only to seduce family secrets from the sexy hotel heiress, he also plans to enjoy every second of it! More...

Five Stars
Romance Reviews Today
The Desert Virgin
Sandra Marton
Harlequin Presents, 2006

Cameron Knight is a fearless troubleshooter on a mission in the desert kingdom of Baslaam.... Leanna DeMarco is a ballerina; she's been abducted to dance for the sultan of Baslaam.... "What a marvelous book this was to read. Cam Knight, the oldest of the Knight Brothers and his story is Sandra's first in The Knight Brother's trilogy. I loved his "tough" character role and how his "Salome" blind-sided him with her strength and beauty." -- Marilyn Shoemaker ...full review

Five Stars
Romantic Times
Simple Gifts
Shelley Galloway
Harlequin, 2006

"Tessa McGuiry's life was just going along smoothly until one night she met a ten-year-old boy....When she realizes his mom is gravely ill and that the two of them are homeless she turns to her neighbor Keaton Phillips for help. Cop Keaton Phillips has avoided Tessa since she moved in...

"'Simple Gifts was a treasure. It really touched me deeply. The main characters slowly fall in love and their connection is heartfelt.'
" -- Judy, Amazon Top 1000 Reviewer ...full review

Five Stars
Romantic Times
Who Makes Up These Rules, Anyway?
Stevi Mittman
Harlequin Next 2006

Let ME tell you a story about a girl on Long Island, who always tried to play life by "the rules" - as outlined in the Secret Handbook of Long Island Rules.... That girl, uh, woman, is me, Teddi Gallo.  More...

Five Stars
Romantic Times
Janice Kay Johnson
Harlequin SuperRomance,2007
Category Romance, PG-13

"Outside, a storm is raging… When a blizzard strands Fiona MacPherson and her students in Oregon's Cascade Mountains, their only hope of survival is to seek shelter at Thunder Mountain Lodge. Their host is John Fallon, a handsome, enigmatic war veteran haunted by secrets and scars that may never heal." -- Sarah Baczewski ...full review

"...definition of a buried treasure…" -- LinnieGayl Kimmel, All About Romance …full review 
2008 RITA Award Winner
Helen Brenna
Harlequin SuperRomance, 2007
Category Romance

Jake Rawlings has been searching for the Spanish galleon Concha his whole life. And he's paid a heavy price. Suddenly he's saddled with Annie Miller, a marine archaeologist who claims she can take him to it....Annie has her own reasons for going back to the Concha. More... 

2008 RITA Award Winner
Doctor in the House
Marie Ferrarella
Harlequin Next, 2007
Category Romance

"Doctor in the perfect." -- Page Traynor, Romantic Times ...full review
Baby Makes Three
Molly O'Keefe
Harlequin SuperRomance, 2007
Category Romance  

Five Stars
Romantic Times


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