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"Heartbreak Creek," Kaki Warner

Pros: Heart-warming romance/family story Cons: Some loose ends and a shaky start Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Edwina Ladoux is losing her home—and truth be told, it’s been in ruins ever since the

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Jo Goodman’s "The Last Renegade," a short take

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Lorraine Berry owns the Pennyroyal Saloon and Hotel, and she’s worried about her little town of Bitter Springs, Wyoming. So worried that she’s sent word to a gunslinger,

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"Angel's End," Cindy Holby

Pros: Super sweet and fun Cons: Predictable and a little over-the-top in places Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Cade Gentry is, more or less, a bad guy. His life has led him to

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"The Anatomy of Death," Felicity Young

Pros: Interesting look back at the movement for women’s right to vote in England Cons: For me, there seemed to be some tonal and genre confusion Rating: 4 out of 5 (3 for me personally) Review book courtesy of Penguin

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"Selfish is the Heart", by Megan Hart

Pros: Not only were the characters extremely sympathetic, they were mature as well. Cons: Not all readers may appreciate some of the religious threads that run through the story. Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group

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"Mark of the Rose" by Kate Pearce

Pros: Interesting world-building, and an interesting way of integrating history and fantasy. Cons: The heroine can be irritating at times, and I wish I understood more of why some of the conflict was taking place. Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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"Outrageously Yours", by Allison Chase

Pros: Readers who wanted something different from the last story have gotten their wish! Cons: Readers who want clear scientific basis/explanations of events are going to be rather disappointed. Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group

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"Awakened by a Kiss" by Lila DiPasqua

Pros: Fresh, steamy takes on classic fairy tales. Cons: Resolution of one story’s conflict seemed too easy. Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Three fairy tales are retold with steamy new twists… these aren’t

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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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