Blog Archives

"Darker Than Night" by Kim Lenox

Pros: The book doesn’t feel at all like a repetition of the previous two. Cons: The ending that wraps up the series felt EXTREMELY abrupt, and somewhat unsatisfying. Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group **Spoiler

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

"Gwenhwyfar, The White Spirit," Mercedes Lackey

Pros: Stunning, emotionally affecting, and did I mention stunning? Cons: None Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Gwenhwyfar is the daughter of a Celtic king. She lives in a small, drafty castle with her

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

"Most Eagerly Yours" by Allison Chase

Pros: Both the hero and heroine do a wonderful job of maintaining their cover without mistrust becoming a major issue. Cons: I wish that both of the mysteries presented had been solved, but I suspect that that will happen at

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

"Kismet" by Monica Burns

Pros: The heroine is extremely resilient and courageous. Cons: The hero seems to feel that he has a right to what he wants, despite what the heroine thinks or feels about it. Rating: 3 out of 5 Review book courtesy

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

"Sexy As Hell" by Susan Johnson

Pros: Steamy romance, and the power struggle between hero and heroine is so much fun to watch. Cons: The ending feels rather rushed, almost as if it comes out of nowhere. Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , ,

"The Bargain Bride" by Barbara Metzger

Pros: Heartwarming story; plucky heroine. Cons: Heroine can feel a little whiny at times. Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Penny, a banker’s daughter, has been waiting thirteen years for her marriage to Viscount

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

"Chalice of Roses" (Multiple authors)

Pros: Some very original takes on Grail mythology. Cons: Novella format doesn’t always allow the reader to get a full understanding of the mythology at work. Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   I have

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

"Blood Prophecy," Stefan Petrucha

Pros: A more old-school take on vampires; intriguing strains of Lovecraftian horrors; unusual historical setting for a paranormal Cons: A few oddities (a French poem rhymes in English?) and a couple of dry passages Rating: 4 out of 5 Review

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , ,

"Ice Land" by Betsy Tobin

Pros: Beautiful, emotionally nuanced setting and characters. Cons: I didn’t always feel like I had enough context to fully understand what was going on. Rating: 4.75 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Warned by the fates

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

"Romancing the Pirate" by Michelle Beattie

Pros: Fun romp around the Caribbean; heartwarming and funny secondary characters. Cons: Villain at times feels like a carbon copy of the villain of the previous book. Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Alicia

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.

Archives