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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

Flashback Friday: Perfect (Second Opportunities #2) by Judith McNaught

Flashback Friday: Perfect (Second Opportunities #2) by Judith McNaught

What it’s about A rootless foster child, Julie Mathison had blossomed under the love showered upon her by her adoptive family. Now a lovely and vivacious young woman, she was a respected teacher in her small Texas town, and she passionately lived her ideals. Julie was determined to give back all the kindness she’d received; nothing and no one would ever shatter the perfect life she had fashioned. Zachary Benedict was an actor/director whose Academy Award-winning career had been shattered when he was wrongly convicted of murdering his wife. After the tall, ruggedly handsome Zack escaped from a Texas prison, he abducted Julie and forced her to drive him to his […]

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

Castle Hill (On Dublin Street, #2.5) by Samantha Young

Castle Hill (On Dublin Street, #2.5)  by Samantha Young

What it’s about A Joss and Braden Novella Braden Carmichael never imagined he’d fall as hard and as fast as he did for Jocelyn Butler. He also could not have anticipated how difficult it would be to convince her to give in to love. But now that he has her, he’s never letting go. He’s got it all planned—the passionate proposal, the dream wedding, the sexy Hawaiian honeymoon—even the perfect family they’ll start. After trying to flee from her painful past, Joss is finally allowing herself to embrace the future. But when things start moving faster than she anticipated, she finds herself panicking over something Braden can’t understand. After everything they’ve […]

Posted November 9, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Flashback Friday Favorite: Take a Chance on Me by Susan Donovan

Flashback Friday Favorite: Take a Chance on Me by Susan Donovan

What it’s about They’ve Got Nothing In Common…  For animal behaviorist Emma Jenkins, romance has been at the bottom of her daily “to do” list since making it through a messy divorce. But everything changes the day six-feet-of-gorgeous Thomas Tobin walks into her office with a quivering Chinese Crested named Hairy, a canine that looks more like an underfed rodent than a dog. Sure Thomas is sending her mixed signals-but that charming smile just sent Emma’s dormant sex drive through the roof…  But Animal Attraction- Thomas isn’t looking for a fling. In fact, he wants nothing to do with women. He just wants to know if Hairy witnessed his owner’s murder. […]

Posted November 6, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments