Category: Review


Review: Her Forbidden Hero (The Hero #1) by Laura Kaye

Review: Her Forbidden Hero (The Hero #1) by Laura Kaye

Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! Oh my, what a sweet, emotional read. Laura Kaye does the tortured hero so well, and Marco fits the bill to a “t”!! He’s angry, confused, and the last thing he needs is more drama in his life, but that’s exactly what he gets when Alyssa walks into the bar where he works looking for a job. She is his best friend’s little sister, he looked out for her when she was younger and this is the last place he expects to see her. He’s not happy and boy does he let her know it! So much for happy reunions! Alyssa adores Marco and is in love with […]

Posted May 30, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review Rewind: Fury of Fire (Dragonfury #1) by Coreene Callahan

Review Rewind: Fury of Fire (Dragonfury #1) by Coreene Callahan

Karla’s Review 4 Stars! Great start to what should prove to be a HOT series!! If the secondary characters are any indication of what’s to come we are in for a treat. It held my attention from beginning to end, it’s not a long book, and I blew right through it. Bastian and Myst were dyno-mite! Great names, fantastic couple, sexy steamy skin on skin time! SSSSSSSSSSMOKIN’ hot fire breathin’ and I’m not talkin’ about dragon breath! Usually, it’s the guy that’s the aggressor, but Myst didn’t hold back, she wanted her man, scales, wings and all. Watch out, woman in lust! There was plenty of action, great characters, including two […]

Posted May 27, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: The Purest Hook by Scarlett Cole

Quickie Review: The Purest Hook by Scarlett Cole

Steffi’s Review Can this series get any better? It just has! The Second Circle Tattoos series is a definite binge read. After reading the first two books back to back, I was beyond excited for Pixie and Dred’ story. We always knew that Pix’s past would play a major role in her book but I was pleasantly surprised that it didn’t overshadow the romance since Dred also has a troubled past and more than complicated life. A relationship between the two takes work and effort but their attraction is so strong, they always find their way back to each other. I absolutely loved Dred’s band mates and am ecstatic that there […]

Posted May 26, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: The Player (The Game Maker #3) by Kresley Cole

Review: The Player (The Game Maker #3) by Kresley Cole

Dorsey’s Review 3 Tortured Hero Stars!! Dmitri Sevastyan is the youngest Sevastyan brother, he survived a horrid childhood and is now extremely wealthy, very handsome and very, very troubled. Having recently been reunited with his older brothers, he has decided to take a break from business and visit Vegas along with his brothers and their beloved wives (loved catching up with them!!). Victoria is from a long line of grifters (con artists). She is very much involved in her family’s business and she considers herself a ‘confidence artist’, but her last few targets didn’t pan out. With her father in a trouble after a con gone wrong, the whole family is […]

Posted May 25, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: Deep Dark by Laura Griffin

Quickie Review: Deep Dark by Laura Griffin

Steffi’s Review Laura Griffin undeniably has a gift for writing the most intricate, detailed and gripping romantic suspense. As a die-hard fan of the genre, I always look for books that surprise, engage and stay with me for a long time. Every Laura Griffin book I have read does just that, and Deep Dark is another fantastic example. Reed and Laney are a fantastic couple but I loved returning to the Delphi Center even more. While it is not necessary to read the previous books at all to enjoy this one (all of them can stand alone, in my opinion), I highly recommend the entire series simply because it is excellent. […]

Posted May 24, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Heart-Shaped Hack (Kate and Ian #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves

Review: Heart-Shaped Hack (Kate and Ian #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves

Karla’s Review 4 Stars! Unique plot concept and a different kind of hero! I won’t lie, I had my doubts about whether or not this book was going to hold my attention, but this author knows how to run with a different story-line. Most readers know Tracey Garvis-Graves for her brilliant debut book, On the Island, and when I first started that book I had much the same feelings about the plot. Lo and behold it’s become one of my all-time favorite reads. While Heart-Shaped Hack didn’t quite wow me as much as On the Island did, it set itself apart from the typical contemporary romance and made for a memorable […]

Posted May 23, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Chill Factor by Sandra Brown

Flashback Friday: Chill Factor by Sandra Brown

Dorsey’s Review  5 Chilling Stars!! Sandra Brown is one of my top “go-to” authors  when I’m in the mood for a great mystery suspense that will keep me guessing and on the edge of my seat. She also manages to add just the right amount of romance to keep the characters connected and the reader enthralled. In the town of Cleary, North Carolina, four women are missing and presumed dead. The town has a serial killer (The Blue Ribbon Killer) on the loose and as the story unfolds, and as usual with a Sandra Brown novel, there are several suspects and a couple of side stories with many twists and turns. Lilly […]

Posted May 20, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review Rewind: Hidden Summit (Virgin River #15) by Robyn Carr

Review Rewind: Hidden Summit (Virgin River #15) by Robyn Carr

Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! Loved it! Classic Virgin River and not only do we get a few new fantastic characters we had plenty of our old favorites, most notably…Jack! I really enjoyed the relationship that developed between Connor and Leslie.  They both had similar history with exes and therefore they related to each other very well. Leslie was funny, determined, wicked with a fire extinguisher and had no fear taking matters into her own hands. Connor had it for her bad and he heated up the sheets with her pretty quickly. He was a protective brother, uncle, and I found him to be very humble and oh, so sweet! As always […]

Posted May 19, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Lassoing the Virgin Mail Order Bride by Alexa Riley

Review: Lassoing the Virgin Mail Order Bride by Alexa Riley

Dorsey’s Review 4 Cowboy Lovin’ Stars!! Cash McCallister has been working hard since he inheriting the family farm, he has no time to start a relationship but he longs to come home to a wife who would take care of him. Clare Stevens is in a bind, after her mother’s death with no money and nowhere to go, and little options she chooses to become a mail order bride….. This short story was very sweet and definitely HOT!! The hero completely fell for the heroine the minute his eyes locked on her, and she couldn’t resist him either. Cash is possessive, obsessive, gentle, loving and protective…everything I love in a hero!!! […]

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

Review: Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Review: Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Dorsey’s Review 2 Disappointing Stars!! I hate that I am so disappointed with a Linda Howard book. When reading the book blurb I was so excited because it sounded like a classic Linda Howard book….I was sorely disappointed. I was expecting a book reminiscent of her “CIA Spies” books. What we got was basically the life of a beloved Labrador in a small West Virginia town. Don’t get me wrong, I love dogs but I don’t want to read a whole book about a dog when I expected a book that was clearly tagged as romantic suspense! It started out strong, the first two chapters we’re introduced to Morgan Yancy, an […]

Posted May 16, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments