Category: Review


Review: Lake of Dreams by Linda Howard

Review: Lake of Dreams by Linda Howard

Reviews Dorsey says: 3 Stars! This is a reissue of an older Linda Howard story, which I realized after the first few pages of reading. I read this a few years ago in the Everlasting Love, an anthology book. I’m a HUGE fan of Linda Howard’s romantic suspense books and while I enjoyed this one, I didn’t love it. Thea Marlow is having sensual dreams of a mysterious man, they are actually haunting her dreams. The dreams are very real and can bring her ecstasy or fear. As the dreams progress, she attempts to escape the dreams by going to her family’s lake cabin. Her peaceful getaway is broken when she […]

Posted April 18, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Let Me (The O’Brien Family Book 2) by Cecy Robson

Review: Let Me (The O’Brien Family Book 2) by Cecy Robson

Steffi’s Review 4 Stars! The second book in the popular O’Brien Family series by Cecy Robson gives Finn the happy ending he so very much deserves, but the road to happiness is a rocky one. Let Me tells the story of Finn O’Brien and Sol Marieles. We already find out a bit about Finn in the first book in the O’Brien Family series, Once Kissed, and know that he went through a traumatic event in his childhood. Now a successful MMA star, Finn channels his aggression into his sport, but some situations and emotions can still be overwhelming. Finn never completely processed what happened to him, but just tried to block […]

Posted April 16, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 1 Comment

Flashback Friday: Raphael (Vampires in America #1) by D.B. Reynolds

Flashback Friday: Raphael (Vampires in America #1) by D.B. Reynolds

Karla’s Review  5 Stars! Excellent start to this vampire series! This is not your typical paranormal vampire romance series, a lot of the story delves into this fascinating and different world that the author created. At times, it’s very cruel but necessary for the survival of Raphael and his “children”. Lord Raphael rules with an iron fang and he is his harsh, but oh so HOT! He’s an unforgiving ruler, extremely protective of his people and doesn’t do romance. Raphael’s hired Cyn to investigate the recent kidnapping of one of the female vampires under his protection. Cyn is one kick-ass, awesome private investigator, and when the two of them meet sparks fly! […]

Posted April 15, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: The Redemption of Julian Price by Victoria Vane

Review: The Redemption of Julian Price by Victoria Vane

  Karla’s Review 4 Stars!  A wonderfully layered, entertaining story! Chalk up another winner for Victoria Vane in the historical romance genre! When this author puts her on her historical hat there is a very comfortable easy feel to her writing, it’s like coming home. Henrietta was a great character; bold, witty, and her curiosity about sexual intimacy between a man and woman was fun to read about. She was the one who was the pursuer in this relationship and came up with the arrangement that would satisfy both Julian’s and her circumstances. That’s not to say Julian wasn’t attracted to her too, he was, but his guilt over the loss of Thomas, […]

Posted April 14, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour : Bounty by Kristen Ashley + Excerpt & Giveaway

Blog Tour : Bounty by Kristen Ashley + Excerpt & Giveaway

Kristen Ashley is in the house and we’ve got a great post for her upcoming release, Bounty, the 7th book in her popular Colorado Mountain series. Our resident KA expert Dorsey wrote a great review and made an awesome picture collage for you to check out! There is also an excerpt to read and fantastic giveaway to enter! Bounty’s release is only a few days away, April 18th, but is available for preorder now. Before you go fill out the Rafflecopter for your chance to win some amazing prizes! Enjoy and good luck!   Excerpt  Once I had it in, the air of his trailer, the air Deke breathed, I let it out […]

Posted April 13, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Blog Tour, Review / 0 Comments

Review: Someone Like You by Jennifer Gracen

Review: Someone Like You by Jennifer Gracen

Steffi’s Review When Pierce Harrison returns to Long Island after his soccer career in England ends in a scandal, he doesn’t expect to stay long. His family is filthy rich, but torn apart. Pierce and his father fight every chance they get, but he would do anything for his sister, Tess. Through circumstance, Pierce gets drawn into coaching the local children soccer league with the beautiful Abby. Abby McCord is still healing from a terrible betrayal in a previous relationship. Having closed herself off from men, she tries to resist Pierce at first, but Pierce is persistent – Abby makes him feel things he never has before and for the first […]

Posted April 11, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Beauty and the Bull Rider (Hotel Rodeo)

Review: Beauty and the Bull Rider (Hotel Rodeo)

  Karla’s Review  4.5 Stars! A great addition to the Hotel Rodeo series! Zac and Delaney proved to be match made in baby makin’ heaven, but they also had wonderful chemistry and you could feel how much they cared for each other. These two started out with a deal, but when all was said and done, they were in it for love. I wasn’t sure how Delaney would fit into this series being she’s Ty’s ex, and whether or not if I would like her. Delaney grew on me and turned out to be such a likable character, someone who was misjudged and proved herself to be very capable and smart. […]

Posted April 9, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Samson’s Lovely Mortal (Scanguards Vampires #1) by Tina Folsom

Flashback Friday: Samson’s Lovely Mortal (Scanguards Vampires #1) by Tina Folsom

   Reviews Karla says: 4.5 stars. From the very first hot sentence to the last page, I was hooked! Samson and Delilah (I know *rolls eyes*, just some of the author’s warped subtle humor) have sizzling chemistry. She seems to be the answer to his…ahem….problem. He can’t get IT up and once he meets her…IT doesn’t want to go down. Funny stuff. The connection they have is more than sexual and he has feelings for her that are not normal for a vampire. What a fun journey exploring this unique world, and seeing Samson and Delilah discovering each other on an emotional and intimate level. Some great secondary characters, a bit of […]

Posted April 8, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Cin Wikkid by Mary Hughes

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Cin Wikkid by Mary Hughes

Like television’s Once Upon a Time, CIN WIKKID is a fairy tale updated for the twenty-first century. A Cinderella’s rags-to-riches meets He’s the Boss—with Mary Hughes’s trademark sizzling sex and a dash of humor. Join us in celebrating this funny, light-hearted twist on the traditional fairytale, check out the book info down below and enter for the chance to win a $10 Amazon Giftcard or eBook of choice from Mary’s backlist. Good Luck! Excerpt Rafe watched her over the rim of his coffee mug, cobalt eyes twinkling. He knew exactly how badly she’d needed that massage. Exactly how much she’d enjoyed it. He’d known…even though she hadn’t. Her heart beat faster. He […]

Posted April 7, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Blog Tour, Promo, Review / 1 Comment

Review: Firebird by Jennifer Loring

Review: Firebird by Jennifer Loring

Steffi’s Review Jennifer Loring has a new fan! FIREBIRD blew me away with its raw emotion, intensity and the love between two people who simply belong together. Stephanie Hartwell needs a story or she’s going to lose her job as a sports journalist. An interview with the successful, womanizing hockey star Aleksandr Volynsky could be her ticket to a promotion but her boss doesn’t know that Steph and Alex were high school sweethearts until Aleksandr had to return to Russia and Steph stopped all contact. Now, nine years later, Alex and Stephanie meet again and their connection is stronger than ever. But Stephanie is engaged to be married and rekindling her […]

Posted April 6, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments