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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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"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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"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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Goddess of Legend, a Non-Review

Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   To recap: when I put up a “non-review,” it means I couldn’t finish a book. I’m not going to review it on Epinions or Amazon, and this isn’t going to be a full-on

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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