Masquerade at Middlecrest Abbey by Abigail Wilson | Book Review

Publisher’s Synopsis  In this new Regency romance, Elizabeth knows she must protect her heart from the charm of her new husband, Lord Torrington. She is not, however, prepared to protect her life. When the widowed Lord Torrington agreed to spy for the crown, he never planned to impersonate a highwayman, let alone rob the wrong…

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty | Book Review

Nine Perfect Strangers is a bit of a misleading title because the nine guests aren’t all strangers when they enter the Tranquillum wellness retreat in Australia, looking to change their lives. In fact, the guest list includes a young husband and wife pair, as well as a young woman and both her parents.  And as…

Pretty in Punxsutawney by Laurie Boyle Crompton | Book Review

Let’s start by saying I loved this book! Pretty in Punxsutawney is not quite my usual genre but from the title and publisher’s note, I knew that this would be a mashup of two of my favorite movies: Pretty in Pink and Groundhog Day. But nothing prepared me for the Greek mythology and psychological inclusions and…

Wrangler’s Rescue by B.J. Daniels | Book Review

One of my favorite series has come to an end. I was introduced to B. J. Daniel’s Montana Cahill series when I signed up to review the first book, Renegade’s Pride, and while I am not a huge fan of romance novels, that one intrigued me because it was so much more than a love…

Good Time Cowboy

If you’re a fan of second-chance romances and books with western/rodeo themes, you might want to try Good Time Cowboy on for size. Synopsis: In Gold Valley, Oregon, forbidden desire just might turn into the love of a lifetime… When Lindy Parker lost her cheating husband, she gained a vineyard. She’ll do anything for Grassroots…

Hero’s Return

I never thought I would be recommending romance novels but even if the genre isn’t your usual thing, you’ll enjoy The Montana Cahills, and the most recent installment, Hero’s  Return. The books follow the adult members of the Cahill family, led by their loopy father, Ely, who’s convinced he was once abducted by aliens and now…

Surrender My Heart

Do you still have a special place in your heart for your first love? Surrender My Heart is a book with a dual timeline, following Katherine and John through their high school friendship-turned-romance and reconnecting after several decades and just as many forks in the road where they made decisions that separated them, before finally…

Crime Fighting Second Lady

About Fatal Chaos (The Fatal Series) (From the Publisher’s website) First the calm. Then the storm… Escaping DC during the dog days of summer is one of the smartest moves Washington Metro Police Lieutenant Samantha Holland ever made. Beach walks aren’t quite as romantic with the Secret Service in tow, but Sam and her husband, Vice President…

Family Tree

What the book is about (from Goodreads) Annie Harlow knows how lucky she is. The producer of a popular television cooking show, she loves her handsome husband and the beautiful Los Angeles home they share. And now, she’s pregnant with their first child. But in an instant, her life is shattered. And when Annie awakes…

Cowboy’s Legacy: Review

The Book The Cahill Ranch series follows the romantic lives of the siblings in one Montana family and in this installment, titled Cowboy’s Legacy, the focus is on Flint, the older brother and town sheriff. Flint is about to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Maggie, much to the chagrin of his ex-wife who has been…