Tag: 4.5 stars


Vanquish (Deliver #2) by Pam Godwin

Vanquish (Deliver #2) by Pam Godwin

What it’s about Her life is like a prison cell.  A self-made, to-hell-with-the-free-world existence that locks from the inside.  Stop judging. Her agoraphobia doesn’t define her. It simply keeps her safe. He belongs in a prison cell.  The 6×8, make-me-your-b*tch variety that locks from the outside.  But he’s free. To hunt. To take. To break.  And he just found a sexy new toy.  Capturing her is the easy part. Her f*cked-up mind, however, makes him question everything he does next.  But he’s a determined bastard. If all goes his way, this will hurt like hell. *** It is recommended to read after Deliver, but it can be read as a stand-alone. […]

Posted June 12, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 6 Comments

The Friend Zone (Game On #2) by Kristen Callihan

The Friend Zone (Game On #2) by Kristen Callihan

What it’s about Gray doesn’t make friends with women. He has sex with them. Until Ivy.  The last thing star tight-end Gray Grayson wants to do is drive his agent’s daughter’s bubblegum pink car. But he needs the wheels and she’s studying abroad. Something he explains when she sends him an irate text to let him know exactly how much pain she’ll put him in if he crashes her beloved ride. Before he knows it, Ivy Mackenzie has become his best texting bud. But then Ivy comes home and everything goes haywire. Because the only thing Gray can think of is being with Ivy. Ivy doesn’t have sex with friends. Especially […]

Posted June 9, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Ice Queen (Nature of Desire #3) by Joey W. Hill

Ice Queen (Nature of Desire #3) by Joey W. Hill

What it’s about They call her the Ice Queen. At the exclusive BDSM club known as The Zone, Mistress Marguerite is a legend. Tyler Winterman has been fascinated with her since he’s known her, though the rules of their world say they shouldn’t share more than mutual admiration. He is her male counterpart, one of the most powerful male Doms practicing at The Zone. Due to a computer error, Marguerite lacks the mentoring program stipulation required of all Zone Doms, which includes spending a number of hours learning about BDSM from the submissive’s perspective. Tyler considers it an act of fate that Marguerite chooses him to be the Dom who helps […]

Posted June 4, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Once Pure (Shattered Past #3) by Cecy Robson

Once Pure (Shattered Past #3) by Cecy Robson

What it’s about She bears the scars of the past. He blames himself for things he can’t control. Their defenses are up, but in Cecy Robson’s latest Shattered Past novel—perfect for fans of Monica Murphy and J. Lynn—true love lands a knockout punch. Sofia Tres Santos remembers a time before her life went sour, before her innocence was ripped away, before she began punishing herself with risky behaviors and unworthy men. Now, at twenty, she just hopes she’s ready to rebuild some of what she lost. One way or another, it always comes back to her childhood friend and longtime crush, Killian O’Brien. As strong as Killian is, Sofia has always […]

Posted May 29, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Sempre (Forever, #1) by J.M. Darhower

Sempre (Forever, #1)  by J.M. Darhower

What it’s about THIS IS A STORY ABOUT SACRIFICE… DEATH… LOVE… FREEDOM. THIS IS A STORY ABOUT FOREVER. Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco grew up under vastly different circumstances. Haven, a second-generation slave, was isolated in the middle of the desert, her days full of hard work and terrifying abuse. Carmine, born into a wealthy Mafia family, lived a life of privilege and excess. Now, a twist of fate causes their worlds to collide. Entangled in a web of secrets and lies, they learn that while different on the surface, they have more in common than anyone would think. In a world full of chaos, where money and power rule, Haven […]

Posted May 11, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Property Of by C.P. Smith

Property Of by C.P. Smith

What it’s about “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.” ― Oscar Wilde Author Nicola Royse dreamed of Scottish Highlanders as a teen then wrote about them as an adult. Always looking but never finding her own White Knight, she still held out hope that he would one day ride up on his trusty steed. He rode up all right, on a silver Harley with heat in his eyes and a detective’s badge on his hip while she and her friends plotted her first contemporary romantic suspense. Of course, life couldn’t’ imitate art without a killer on the loose, one that had Nicola and her friends in his sights.  […]

Posted May 5, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1) by Shelly Laurenston

The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1) by Shelly Laurenston

What it’s about WINGING IT Kera Watson never expected to face death behind a Los Angeles coffee shop. Not after surviving two tours lugging an M16 around the Middle East. If it wasn’t for her hot Viking customer showing up too late to help, nobody would even see her die. In uncountable years of service to the Allfather Odin, Ludvig “Vig” Rundstrom has never seen anyone kick ass with quite as much style as Kera. He knows one way to save her life—but she might not like it. Signing up with the Crows will get Kera a new set of battle buddies: cackling, gossiping, squabbling, party-hearty women. With wings. So not […]

Posted April 13, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

I’m All Ears ~ Books Worth A Listen: Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

I’m All Ears ~ Books Worth A Listen: Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

What it’s about “There’s a reason why Brewster can’t have friends – why he can’t care about too many people. Because when he cares about you, things start to happen. Impossible things that can’t be explained. I know, because they’re happening to me.” When Brontë starts dating Brewster “Bruiser” Rawlins – the guy voted “Most Likely to Get the Death Penalty” her twin brother, Tennyson, isn’t surprised. But then strange things begin to occur. Tennyson and Brontë’s scrapes heal unnaturally fast, and cuts disappear before their eyes. What at first seems like their good fortune turns out to be more than they bargained for…much more.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! A deeply […]

Posted April 5, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Unbreakable SEAL (Lost and Found #3.6) by J.M. Madden

Unbreakable SEAL (Lost and Found #3.6) by J.M. Madden

What it’s about Previously published in the Hot Alpha SEALs Anthology . Maxwell Tate fights against a psychotic dream world. His sense of reality is warped until he no longer knows what’s real and what’s not. But the haze is welcome as he struggles to come to grips with the loss of his team. Once in a while an angel spreads her grace to him, easing the fire in his heart. Lacey Adams knows she can’t save all of the injured warriors she comes in contact with, but Max appeals to her more than the rest. Abused by the system he trusted then shuffled away, he’s truly on a downward spiral. […]

Posted March 24, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 5 Comments

His Road Home by Anna Richland

His Road Home by Anna Richland

What it’s about To avoid an Afghan warlord’s matchmaking, Staff Sergeant Rey Cruz invents a fiancée he’ll never meet—until he’s flat on his back in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and marine biologist Grace Kim shows up with one question: why did you lie? Cruz can’t explain his fabrication to her, the news media, their families, or their hometown, because his traumatic brain injury has manifested as aphasia, leaving him with few words to navigate his new world. Grace offers friendship, a big step for a woman who prefers Orcinus orca to most company. Texting throughout his recovery, they connect in ways neither anticipates. She agrees to help drive his […]

Posted March 20, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments