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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

Quickie Review: Pia Does Hollywood (Elder Races #8.6) by Thea Harrison

Quickie Review: Pia Does Hollywood (Elder Races #8.6) by Thea Harrison

What it’s about After making a diplomatic pact with humankind and the other leaders of the Elder Races, Pia Cuelebre, mate to Dragos Cuelebre, Lord of the Wyr, reluctantly heads to Hollywood to spend a week with the Light Fae Queen, Tatiana, before the busy Masque season hits New York in December. Dragos has never let the lack of an invitation stop him from doing anything he wanted. Unwilling to let his mate make the trip without him, he travels to southern California in secret to be with her. But when an ancient enemy launches a shattering assault against the Light Fae, Dragos and Pia must intercede. The destruction threatens to […]

Posted November 25, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Christian (Vampires in America #10) by D.B. Reynolds

Christian (Vampires in America #10) by D.B. Reynolds

What it’s about Texas . . . the heart of a territory that stretches from the golden deserts of New Mexico to the turquoise shores of the Florida Keys. It’s big, it’s rich, and it’s the next battleground for some of the most dangerous vampires in the world. Christian Duvall . . . charismatic and powerful, and determined to claim the South as his own. But with old enemies and new fighting to stop him, victory suddenly takes on a brutal, and far more treacherous, edge. Because what one of his enemies wants more than anything else already belongs to Christian . . . and her name is Natalie. Natalie Vivant […]

Posted November 18, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Letters To Love by Soraya Lane

Letters To Love by Soraya Lane

What it’s about When her sister Lila and brother-in-law Gray are killed in a tragic accident, Bella is named as guardian to her two young nephews. Then she discovers that she’s expected to co-parent with Gray’s best friend, and grief turns to shock. Noah has always driven her crazy, and Bella’s sure the arrogant, handsome Navy SEAL is the last person she wants to share a life with. Just as it seems they’ll never see eye to eye, letters from Lila start to arrive—letters she wrote in case they ever ended up in this situation. And so the reluctant couple follows her instructions, spending ever more time together as part of […]

Posted November 16, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments