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"Untouchable" by Linda Winstead Jones

Pros: Hero’s struggle against his dark side is fascinating. Cons: Major plot thread is still completely unaddressed by the end of the book. Rating: 3 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Sent to escort a prospective

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"Sinful In Satin" by Madeline Hunter

Pros: The reader has plenty of opportunities to get a good picture of who these characters are. Cons: Several historical romance cliches act as plot elements in this book. Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group

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"Kiss of the Rose" by Kate Pearce

Pros: Fascinating paranormal take on Tudor court life. Cons: Villain feels too crazy to really be a threat, and some of the romantic tension feels forced. Rating: 3 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Because of

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"Cupid Cats" (Multiple Authors)

Pros: lots of great humor and two great heroines. Cons: One of the stories felt weak. Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group There is a shelter named Cupid Cats, where those who come in looking

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"My Lady's Pleasure" by Olivia Quincy

Pros: Plenty of steamy moments between the various characters. Cons: The heroine can seem spoiled and self-centered at times. Rating: 3 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Lady Georgiana Vernon is a woman ahead of her

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"Warrior Avenged" by Addison Fox

Pros: It’s fascinating to watch the heroine’s emotional development throughout the story. Cons: One glaring cliche made worse because its justification is so flimsy. Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Kane Montague, an assassin

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"Cross Your Heart," Michele Bardsley

Pros: Wonderfully tense suspense leavened with moments of bright humor. Cons: Several characters were quickly introduced towards the end, making them a bit difficult to keep straight at times. Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group

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"Lily of the Nile" by Stephanie Dray

Pros: The reader gets to see the aftermath of Cleopatra’s bid for power not only from the eyes of her daughter, but from the Roman perspective as well. Cons: Historical purists may not enjoy a couple of tweaks to the

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"The Notebooks of Madame B: Seduction" by Madame B

Pros: Each story has a nice buildup to its encounter. Cons: Not every story will appeal equally to the reader. Rating: 4.0 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   “Seduction” is the third installment in Madame B’s

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"No Will But His" by Sarah A. Hoyt

Pros: Some fascinating glimpses into court life and how people could react to each other. Cons: The main character can be aggravatingly self-centered sometimes. Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Kathryn Howard spends her

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