Tag: 4.5 stars


Before Jamaica Lane (On Dublin Street, #3) by Samantha Young

Before Jamaica Lane (On Dublin Street, #3)  by Samantha Young

What it’s about One simple lesson in seduction between two friends can turn into so much more…  Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex—usually, she can’t get up the nerve to approach guys she’s interested in. But moving to Edinburgh has given her a new start, and, after she develops a crush on a sexy postgrad, she decides it’s time to push past her fears and go after what she wants. Nate Sawyer is a gorgeous player who never commits, but to his close friends, he’s as loyal as they come. So when Olivia turns to him with her relationship woes, he offers to instruct her […]

Posted December 20, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

What it’s about War hero and Horseman of the Apocalypse William Tyler de Sayre, Lord Clun, happens upon love while intending to avoid the catastrophe altogether by arranging a marriage to someone he’s never met.  Meanwhile, Lady Elizabeth Damogan, whose father betrothed her to the baron without so much as a ‘by your leave,’ will be damned if she marries a man she’s never met, much less a man who refuses to consider the possibility of love. Until she realizes, sometimes it’s the hero who needs saving.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Round and Round We Go Stars!! Will she, won’t she? Will he, won’t he? Will they, won’t they? That is the […]

Posted December 12, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Hard To Forget (Alpha’s Heart #3) by Bella Jewel

Hard To Forget (Alpha’s Heart #3) by Bella Jewel

What it’s about Delaney, a professional bodyguard, has spent years trying to prove herself in a male dominated industry. Now she’s facing her greatest challenge yet.  Bad boy billionaire Jax Shields has made plenty of enemies on his climb to the top, but being in the wrong place at the wrong time has put his life at risk. Now he’s putting his life in the hands of Delaney and her team. He demands the best in everything, and he doesn’t think she has what it takes to protect him. He’s also made it clear he’d rather have her on her back then covering his. Will Delaney be able to prove herself […]

Posted December 10, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Bride of Shadow Canyon (Bride #1) by Stacey Kayne

Flashback Friday: Bride of Shadow Canyon (Bride #1) by Stacey Kayne

What it’s about When the widowed boardinghouse keeper he has come to rescue turns out to be a scantily-clad showgirl, Jed Doulan knows he’s in for trouble. With his shadowed past, he’d be mad to let this spirited–and surprisingly innocent–woman get close. Bound by a hasty marriage to her reluctant hero, Rachell Carlson senses his struggle to keep a distance between them. But the message in Jed’s eyes makes her pulse quicken–and even dares her to believe in love.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! I waited a long time to read this book, and I was not disappointed! After reading and falling in love with this author’s Wild series, I was anxious […]

Posted November 20, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Come To Me by Oberon Wonch

Come To Me by Oberon Wonch

What it’s about Comte Grégoire FitzHenri, the new Earl of Shyleburgh, is known for his prowess as one of the Norman Conquerer’s most favored warriors…but not for his romantic sensibility or his command of the English language. Grégoire looks forward to his imminent marriage with his seneschal’s beautiful daughter, his longtime betrothed. But as a rough-hewn soldier, he wishes to enchant the elegant lady before taking their wedding vows—which means an interpreter…and much-needed lessons in courtly love. The clever Bridget of Shyleburgh has been secretly in love with Grégoire since his visit as a dashing young warrior—when he was promised in marriage to her sister. But when he returns five years […]

Posted November 19, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Jesse’s Diner (Hope #2) by Cardeno C. ~ Exclusive Excerpt, Review + Giveaway

Jesse’s Diner (Hope #2) by Cardeno C. ~ Exclusive Excerpt, Review + Giveaway

Cardeno C. is back with another wonderful book in the Hope series, Jesse’s Diner! Included in the post we have an exclusive excerpt and Karla’s review for a book that touched her heart and she really enjoyed. You can also enter to win a digital copy of Jesse’s Diner just by leaving a comment (which is mandatory) and filling out the Rafflecopter down below! Good Luck! What it’s about Two men with a shared history and a mutual attraction must be honest with themselves and each other so both their dreams come true. Quiet, unassuming Tanner Sellers spends his time running a diner in Hope, Arizona. Not particularly social, twenty-two-year-old Tanner […]

Posted November 14, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 14 Comments

Audio Book Review: Seduction and Snacks (Chocolate Lovers, #1) by Tara Sivec

Audio Book Review: Seduction and Snacks (Chocolate Lovers, #1)  by Tara Sivec

What it’s about Claire is a twenty-something, single mom that grudgingly helps her best friend sell sex toys while she attempts to make enough money to start her own business to give her foul-mouthed, but extremely loveable (when he’s asleep) toddler a better life.  When Carter, the one-night-stand from her past that changed her life forever, shows up in her hometown bar without any recollection of her besides her unique chocolate scent, Claire will make it a point that he remembers her this time.  With Carter’s undisguised shock at suddenly finding out he has a four-year-old son and Claire’s panic that her stretch marks and slim to none bedroom experience will […]

Posted November 7, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

BRETON WOLFE (The Wolves of Brittany Book 1) by VICTORIA VANE ~ Excerpt + Review

BRETON WOLFE (The Wolves of Brittany Book 1) by VICTORIA VANE ~ Excerpt + Review

What it’s about She swore to defy him to her dying breath… But passion blurs the line between love and hate… The bluest blood and the hardest heart…at least when it comes to marriage…The daughter of a duke and granddaughter of a king, Adèle of Vannes was bartered at birth in a marriage treaty for the sole purpose of producing a royal heir. When her philandering husband is slain by Norse marauders, she is coerced to wed again in order to protect her home and her people. Adele knows that her beloved Brittany needs a strong hand to survive, but how can she ever reconcile her bitterness and hatred with the desire she feels for […]

Posted October 30, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Shifter Planet by D.B. Reynolds

Shifter Planet by D.B. Reynolds

What it’s about Specialist Amanda Sumner is one of the first to make contact on the Earth-like planet Harp and discovers she’s the only Earthling, who can hear the trees sing in the strange forest. Determined to remain and learn more of the planet’s secrets, Amanda sets out to become part of the elite Guild there… But there is a secret involving some Guild members–one that could get her killed. Shifter Rhodry de Mendoza wants the Earthlings off his planet before they destroy it—even if that means denying what he feels for the fierce and lovely Amanda. The pair is thrown together in what becomes a fight for their lives. And […]

Posted October 28, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

That Wedding (That Boy #2) by Jillian Dodd

That Wedding (That Boy #2) by Jillian Dodd

What it’s about The 2nd book in the That Boy series by USA Today Bestselling Author, Jillian Dodd.  The gorgeous engagement ring on my finger mimics my happiness.  I feel so sparkly, glittery, and full of promise, because I absolutely know he’s that boy.  The boy I want to marry. My prince. My happily ever after.  But then our pastor starts asking lots of questions.  His parents say I haven’t dealt with my past.  I have horrible wedding disaster dreams.  I can’t find the perfect dress.  I have to manipulate him to get my way.  An old boyfriend asks me to run away with him.  My best friend says I’m going […]

Posted October 8, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments