Book Review

“This Fierce Splendor” by Iris Johansen

STORY: Ever since she was a little girl, Elspeth MacGregor has dreamed of completing her father’s quest to find the legendary lost city of Kantalan. After poring over textbooks, atlases, and tribal legends, Elspeth knows everything there is to know about the ancient metropolis—except how to reach it. Now she’s made the journey to Hell’s… Continue reading “This Fierce Splendor” by Iris Johansen

Book Review

“The Taming of the Rake” by Kasey Michaels

STORY: Meet the Blackthorn Brothers — three unrepentant scoundrels infamous for being mad, bad and perilous to love… Charming, wealthy and wickedly handsome, Oliver "Beau" Blackthorn has it all ... except revenge on the enemy he can't forget. Now the opportunity for retribution has fallen into his hands. But his success hinges on Lady Chelsea… Continue reading “The Taming of the Rake” by Kasey Michaels

Book Review

“The King’s Courtesan” by Judith James

STORY: Lady libertine, judgmental lord. HER BODY IS A BATTLEGROUND Sensuous, beautiful and determined, Hope Matthews is a favored mistress of the king. Her many charms have helped her rise from the gutter to the king’s bed. But with the new queen’s impending arrival, her nights in the royal chamber— and her hopes for security—will… Continue reading “The King’s Courtesan” by Judith James

Book Review

“A Lily Among Thorns” by Rose Lerner

STORY: HER SAVIOR - It was him. Serena couldn't breathe. She'd been looking for him for years—the man who'd lifted her out of the dregs of London's underworld. She remembered that he'd looked like an angel. But either she'd embellished or he'd grown up. Because he didn't look like an angel now. He looked like… Continue reading “A Lily Among Thorns” by Rose Lerner

Book Review

“Lessons in Indiscretion” by Karen Erickson

STORY: Widowed Lady Julia Renwick is still young enough to crave a man’s touch; but she’s too old to think that the Earl of Bedingfield could see her as anything more than a family friend. Garrett Walker is handsome, charming and only 26 years old—the perfect catch for any one of this year’s debutantes. Garrett… Continue reading “Lessons in Indiscretion” by Karen Erickson

RRAH Book Review

RRAH August reviews

Well, now with my son's wedding behind us, I'm relieved all went with a minor hitch (DJ never showed up, but replacement did from another firm 30 minutes into the wedding reception) and the newlyweds are now back from their Honeymoon to enjoy life together. I've also had some time to turn some of my… Continue reading RRAH August reviews

Book Review

“One Night in London” by Caroline Linden

STORY: A bargain that was all business . . . and pure passion. Neither wealth nor beauty will help Lady Francesca Gordon win custody of her young niece Georgina, saving the girl from a cruel stepmother; she needs London’s top solicitor for that. But when Edward de Lacey, son of the powerful Duke of Durham,… Continue reading “One Night in London” by Caroline Linden

Book Review

“Star Crossed Seduction” by Jenny Brown

STORY: Lovers or Enemies? Captain Miles Trevelyan, on leave from active service in India, is heading out for a night on the town when he rescues a beautiful pickpocket from arrest. She's the perfect choice for a few days of dalliance--beautiful, cunning, and completely disposable. But Temperance has no intention of becoming the plaything of… Continue reading “Star Crossed Seduction” by Jenny Brown

Love, Romance, RRAH Book Review

July RR@H reviews (part 2)

It has been a sauna here in Chicago and we thought to escape the sweltering weather, so Wisconsin trip sounded so good! Once there, we discovered that even all the way up north we couldn't escape this humidity. Regardless of the weather, we had an awesome time on our road trip. We caught up with… Continue reading July RR@H reviews (part 2)