Tag: 4.5 stars


REVIEW: THE SCOT BEDS HIS WIFE (Victorian Rebels Book #5)

REVIEW: THE SCOT BEDS HIS WIFE (Victorian Rebels Book #5)

Dorsey’s Review 4.5 Scottish Rogue Stars!! Gavin St. James (Mackenzie), Earl of Thorn, is a beautiful but troubled and broken man. He’s trapped in a life he hates, struggling to get things that he thinks will bring him the happiness and status he craves. He is the youngest son of the hated and loathed Laird Hamish Mackenzie. The former Laird was a cruel and evil man who damaged everyone within his path including his children, as we learned in The Highlander. Gavin and his beloved mother were damaged deeply at his father’s hand and sadly he has troubled relationships with his half-brothers. Samantha Masters is a woman who was orphaned at […]

Posted October 30, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 3 Comments

Review Rewind: A Wild Night’s Bride (The Devil DeVere #1) by Victoria Vane

Review Rewind: A Wild Night’s Bride (The Devil DeVere #1)  by Victoria Vane

Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars!! A deliciously naughty, sexy, fun romp! Wild Night’s Bride is a unique, fresh, wonderfully written novella, with some truly memorable characters and a plot that left me chuckling. It’s true to the Georgian time period in setting, lifestyle and linguistics, which added to the appeal of the book. Sir Edward “Ned” Chambers has come to London to secure a house for the upcoming season. He runs into Viscount Ludovic DeVere, his best friend, and godfather to his daughter Vesta. Three years prior Ned lost his beloved wife Annalee and has never sought the companionship of another woman. His loneliness is all too apparent and DeVere is appalled […]

Posted October 20, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Accidental Sire (Half-Moon Hollow #6) by Molly Harper

REVIEW: Accidental Sire (Half-Moon Hollow #6) by Molly Harper

Dorsey’s Review   4.5 Fang-tastic New Vampire Stars!! Following a freak accident college student (Vampire Ultimate Frisbee Game), Meagan is on the verge of death with the only possibility of survival being a vampire turning, which she agrees to. Within twenty-four hours Meagan wakes up a bit different than our “normal” beloved Half-Moon Hallow vampires. What ensues is the accidental turning of Ben Overby by Meagan, and the search for the person or persons responsible for a new breed of vampire with slightly different abilities and features. “I will do my best not to get abducted by a mad scientist a third time.” As new vampires, Ben and Meagan find themselves […]

Posted October 10, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Double Trouble (Wallflowers Series #2) by C.P. Smith

REVIEW: Double Trouble (Wallflowers Series #2) by C.P. Smith

Dorsey’s Review 4.5 Fun & Sexy Stars!! This is the second book in C.P. Smith Wallflowers series and if you (like myself) LOVE alpha’s, this is a must read author!! I absolutely love and adore every single character in this series (along with all her other books/series). The Wallflowers are fantastically loyal friends and make you wish you were part of their little trio. This story is so much than a love story, it’s a story of love, friendship, family, and camaraderie. I must say I absolutely love and adore (Calla’s) Aunties, I’m so glad they were included in this book. This is Bo and Sienna’s book, who both have heartbreaking backgrounds […]

Posted August 28, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 13 Comments

Flashback Friday: What I Didn’t Say by Keary Taylor

Flashback Friday: What I Didn’t Say by Keary Taylor

Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! Tragic, yet wonderful! Some of these YA books have such an emotional impact, and in this case, it has to do with the fact that it’s told from Jake’s point-of-view. So, as he’s experiencing these life changing events, you feel them right along with him. You are not an outsider looking in, you become Jake! It was downright overwhelming, bowled me over. Jake has liked Samantha since his freshman year, but the two of them have only flirted and skirted around their attraction for one another, but never acted upon it. However, he notices at the start of their senior year that she has become somewhat distant. […]

Posted August 25, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday & Re-Release: With Good Behavior (Conduct #1) by Jennifer Lane

Flashback Friday & Re-Release: With Good Behavior (Conduct #1) by Jennifer Lane

Re-Release reviews of a favorite book with one of my most adored heroes. Get lost in this sweet romance, a great beach read, pool read, couch read…wherever, and for only $0.99, worth every penny!! Karla’s Review -2011 4.5 Stars! With Good Behavior is an extremely well-written engaging book. It has one of the sweetest heroes I’ve ever encountered, Grant Madsen. He’s honorable, charming, emotional, and so sexy. He meets the delightful Sophie while visiting his parole officer. She’s a complete stranger to him and yet he offers her comfort in his arms. He had me at that first hug. As the two of them get to know one another, they tell […]

Posted August 18, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 3 Comments

Review: The Coppersmith Farmhouse (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Review: The Coppersmith Farmhouse  (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Dorsey’s Review 4.5 Alpha Loving Stars!! I was blown away by this new authors debut book!! It had everything I love to read about, it’s reminiscent of a Kristen Ashley or a C.P. Smith book, but, Devney Perry definitely has her own style and voice which was fabulous. I’m so excited to have another author to follow and look forward to!! Georgia “Gigi” is a nurse and single mother to adorable four year Rowen “Roe”, who inherits a farmhouse in Montana from Ben, a former patient and pseudo grandparent to Roe. After losing her mother and then Ben, she decides to start over and moves from Seattle to the farmhouse for a […]

Posted August 14, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Spellbinder (Moonshadow #2) by Thea Harrison

REVIEW: Spellbinder (Moonshadow #2) by Thea Harrison

Dorsey’s Review   4.5 Spellbinding Stars!!! I was completely spellbound by Morgan’s story! Although Morgan was a villain in previous books we soon learn appearances can be deceiving and all is not as it seems. Morgan is bound by a spell linking him to the evil Light Fae Queen Isabeau, so that he must obey any and all direct orders she gives him. For hundreds of years he has lived without freedom. With only his hate and desire for revenge keeping him strong and sane. When we first see Morgan in this book he is a very stoic and no longer holds much hope and certainly no happiness, but when an […]

Posted August 12, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Karla’s Review  4.5 Stars!! This was on its way to being a 5 plus star read…until the end because there really wasn’t one, or at least not one that satisfied me. I only detracted a half a star, because the rest of the book is amazing. I enjoyed the comparisons and stereotypes of two completely different families. Samantha is a sweet, determined young woman who is showcased like an object by her mother and at the same time sheltered. After many years of observing the family next door, she finally meets Jase, the third oldest in the Garrett clan. He approaches her as she’s sitting on the roof ledge by her […]

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

Review: The Highlander (Victorian Rebels, #3) by Kerrigan Byrne

Review: The Highlander (Victorian Rebels, #3) by Kerrigan Byrne

Reviews Dorsey says: 4.5 Demon Highlander Stars!! The Highlander is the third book in the Victorian Rebels series and it was just as fantastic as the first two books in the series!! MacKenzie is known as the “Demon Highlander”. He earned his reputation because of his deadly fighting skills and imposing appearance and suddenly finds his life is changed forever when his children’s new governess arrives. “Sometimes……when in a predicament like yours, the safest place to be is at the side of a violent man.” Philomena “Mena” St. Vincent is on the run from her horrid abusive husband, the things he subjected her to broke my heart. Mena escaped her prison with […]

Posted September 22, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments