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Audio book Review: One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

Audio book Review: One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

What it’s about One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can’t afford to pay for. That’s Jess’s life in a nutshell—until an unexpected knight-in-shining-armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess’s knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math […]

Posted January 4, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Liam Takes Manhattan (Elder Races #9.5) by Thea Harrison

Liam Takes Manhattan (Elder Races #9.5) by Thea Harrison

What it’s about Reeling from a deep loss, the magical prince of the Wyr, Dragos and Pia’s son Liam Cuelebre, turns inward and withdrawn as he struggles to come to terms with who he is, along with the challenges that lie before him. Hoping to ease his heartache and offer comfort, a concerned Dragos and Pia offer him a gift, something he has desired for a long time. Liam’s response has a ripple effect across all of New York. Soon miracles of all kinds start arriving just in time for Christmas, along with a visit from a mysterious person who gives Liam hope and a vision of his future. Warning: This […]

Posted January 2, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Christmas Favourite: A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers #5) by Lisa Kleypas

Christmas Favourite: A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers #5) by Lisa Kleypas

What it’s about The Wallflowers are four young ladies in London who banded together in their wild and wickedly wonderful searches for true love. Now happily married, they join together once again to help one of the world’s most notorious rogues realize that happiness might be right under the mistletoe.… It’s Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford. His chiseled good looks and imposing physique are sure to impress the lady in waiting and, if it weren’t for his shocking American ways and wild reputation, her hand would already be […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday Favorite: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

Flashback Friday Favorite: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

What it’s about California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea. A man who seeks his Father’s heart in everything, Michael obeys God’s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel’s every bitter expectation, until despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to […]

Posted December 18, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Blood Kiss (Black Dagger Legacy #1) by J.R. Ward

Blood Kiss (Black Dagger Legacy #1) by J.R. Ward

What it’s about Paradise, blooded daughter of the king’s First Advisor, is ready to break free from the restrictive life of an aristocratic female. Her strategy? Join the Black Dagger Brotherhood’s training center program and learn to fight for herself, think for herself…be herself. It’s a good plan, until everything goes wrong. The schooling is unfathomably difficult, the other recruits feel more like enemies than allies, and it’s very clear that the Brother in charge, Butch O’Neal, a.k.a. the Dhestroyer, is having serious problems in his own life. And that’s before she falls in love with a fellow classmate. Craeg, a common civilian, is nothing her father would ever want for […]

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

The Game Plan (Game On #3) by Kristen Callihan

The Game Plan (Game On #3) by Kristen Callihan

What it’s about A beard-related dare and one hot-as-hell kiss changes everything. NFL center Ethan Dexter’s focus has always been on playing football and little else. Except when it comes to one particular woman. The lovely Fiona Mackenzie might not care about his fame, but she’s also never looked at him as anything more than one of her brother-in-law’s best friend. That ends now.  Fi doesn’t know what to make of Dex. The bearded, tattooed, mountain of man-muscle looks more like a biker than a football player. Rumor has it he’s a virgin, but she finds that hard to believe. Because from the moment he decides to turn his quiet intensity […]

Posted December 9, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Quickie Review: Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold (Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold #1) by Ellen O’Connell

Quickie Review: Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold (Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold #1) by Ellen O’Connell

What it’s about Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold is a story of family conflicts set in Colorado in 1885.  Anne Wells has embarrassed her rigidly proper family since she was a child with occasional but grievous lapses from ladylike behavior. They blame those lapses for the disgraceful fact that she is a spinster at 28.  Cord Bennett, the son of his father’s second marriage to a Cheyenne woman, is more than an embarrassment to his well-to-do family of ranchers and lawyers – they are ashamed and afraid of their black sheep.  When Anne and Cord are found alone together, her father’s fury leads to violence. Cord’s family is more than […]

Posted December 7, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Flashback Friday: Strangers by Barbara Elsborg

Flashback Friday: Strangers by Barbara Elsborg

What it’s about Kate Snow’s had enough of bad boys until a one-way swim in the ocean puts her on a collision course with a man she can’t resist. Charlie Storm has turned being a bad boy into an art form. Already a famous pop star, mega-success in the movie business beckons until his inner demons send him spiraling out of control and right out to sea. The last thing he expects to do before he dies is crash into a suicidal woman.When the worlds of these two strangers collide, their lives take an upward twist. In surviving the waves, they find they can’t stand to be apart, in or out […]

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

Hopeless (Hopeless, #1) by Colleen Hoover

Hopeless (Hopeless, #1)  by Colleen Hoover

What it’s about Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her and captivates her all in the span of just one encounter, and something about the way he makes her feel sparks buried memories from a past that she wishes could just stay buried. Sky struggles to keep him at a distance knowing he’s nothing but trouble, but Holder insists on learning everything about her. After finally caving to his unwavering […]

Posted November 29, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Interview and Giveaway with Elizabeth Hoyt: Sweetest Scoundrel (Maiden Lane #9) Tour

Interview and Giveaway with Elizabeth Hoyt: Sweetest Scoundrel (Maiden Lane #9) Tour

We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Hoyt to Swept Away By Romance today. An avid fan, our Crista jumped at the chance to review the latest Maiden Lane romance and absolutely fell in love with the series all over again! Elizabeth stopped by with a short interview, excerpt from the book and a chance to win one of ten signed copies of Sweetest Scoundrel! So, check out Crista’s 5 star review, find out what Elizabeth loves most about Georgian England and fill out the rafflecopter to win a copy of ‘this gem of a book’!! What it’s about SHE’S TAKING CHARGE Prim, proper, and thrifty, Eve Dinwoody is all business when […]

Posted November 28, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments