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Flashback Friday: Chill Factor by Sandra Brown

Flashback Friday: Chill Factor by Sandra Brown

Dorsey’s Review  5 Chilling Stars!! Sandra Brown is one of my top “go-to” authors  when I’m in the mood for a great mystery suspense that will keep me guessing and on the edge of my seat. She also manages to add just the right amount of romance to keep the characters connected and the reader enthralled. In the town of Cleary, North Carolina, four women are missing and presumed dead. The town has a serial killer (The Blue Ribbon Killer) on the loose and as the story unfolds, and as usual with a Sandra Brown novel, there are several suspects and a couple of side stories with many twists and turns. Lilly […]

Posted May 20, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Review: Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Dorsey’s Review 2 Disappointing Stars!! I hate that I am so disappointed with a Linda Howard book. When reading the book blurb I was so excited because it sounded like a classic Linda Howard book….I was sorely disappointed. I was expecting a book reminiscent of her “CIA Spies” books. What we got was basically the life of a beloved Labrador in a small West Virginia town. Don’t get me wrong, I love dogs but I don’t want to read a whole book about a dog when I expected a book that was clearly tagged as romantic suspense! It started out strong, the first two chapters we’re introduced to Morgan Yancy, an […]

Posted May 16, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments

Review: Midnight Quest: A ‘Men of Midnight’ Short Novel (Midnight Men, #4.5) by Lisa Marie Rice

Review: Midnight Quest: A ‘Men of Midnight’ Short Novel (Midnight Men, #4.5)  by Lisa Marie Rice

Dorsey’s Review 4 Soul Searching Stars!! We were introduced to Lauren and Jacko in Midnight Vengeance. Jacko has always been a loner, other than his SEAL family he has no family ties, his junkie mother died years earlier and he never knew who his father was or if he has any blood family left at all. He never had a home or felt any kind of tenderness until Lauren. He totally and completely loves Lauren, without question, she is his heart, his soul….his home. When Lauren drops a bombshell on him he panics and goes in search of his roots, what he finds out about his mother and his grandparents is […]

Posted April 30, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Compelled (Vampires in America #10.5) by D.B. Reynolds

Review: Compelled (Vampires in America #10.5) by D.B. Reynolds

Dorsey’s Review 5 Compelling Stars!!! D.B.Reynolds delivers once again in Compelled!! We are treated to an enthralling, fast-paced, entertaining and passionate Vampires in America novella! Two impossibly powerful alphas, who have enough distrust and hatred for one another to cause Cyn headaches are thrown together for a common goal; find the manacles that imprisoned Raphael in Deception, but will the love they share for Cyn be enough to prevent the violence they both want to unleash on one another? “Vampire,” he said by way of greeting. “Sorcerer.” “Human!” she sang out in disgust. -Nick, Raphael, and Cyn  Cyn is called upon to uphold the promise she made to Nick to help […]

Posted April 28, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: The Beast by J.R. Ward

Review: The Beast by J.R. Ward

Reviews Dorsey says: 5 Beautiful Beast Stars!! Rhage, aka “Hollywood” is the most handsome brother who’s cursed with a Beast. His Mary is the immortal human who owns his heart and soul, together they make the most unlikely couple, yet they totally fit. Rhage is very humorous, he always has something funny to say and is very sweet, whereas Mary is very serious. I have to say I didn’t totally fully connect with Mary in Lover Eternal but in The Beast…I totally connected with her and fell in love with them as a couple. They truly convinced me that they completely belong together, they are meant for one another. “You are […]

Posted April 26, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments

Blog Tour : Bounty by Kristen Ashley + Excerpt & Giveaway

Blog Tour : Bounty by Kristen Ashley + Excerpt & Giveaway

Kristen Ashley is in the house and we’ve got a great post for her upcoming release, Bounty, the 7th book in her popular Colorado Mountain series. Our resident KA expert Dorsey wrote a great review and made an awesome picture collage for you to check out! There is also an excerpt to read and fantastic giveaway to enter! Bounty’s release is only a few days away, April 18th, but is available for preorder now. Before you go fill out the Rafflecopter for your chance to win some amazing prizes! Enjoy and good luck!   Excerpt  Once I had it in, the air of his trailer, the air Deke breathed, I let it out […]

Posted April 13, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Blog Tour, Review / 0 Comments

I’m All Ears ~ Audiobook Review: Enshrine by Chelle Bliss

I’m All Ears ~ Audiobook Review: Enshrine  by Chelle Bliss

Dorsey’s Review  4.5 Emotional Stars!! I wasn’t sure what to expect going into this story, the blurb is pretty vague but I had an inkling, so I wasn’t completely taken by surprise. Enshrine is my first read by Chelle Bliss and I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed her writing style and the storyline captivated me from the very beginning. It completely sucked me in and my emotions were on a rollercoaster ride. “Things are just that—things. They don’t make us who we are. They make us look better on the outside, even when we’re hollow on the inside. They’re an illusion—the shiny objects that distract us from the really important things.” […]

Posted March 28, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Still Lake by Anne Stuart

Flashback Friday: Still Lake by Anne Stuart

  Dorsey’s Review 4 Murderous Stars!!! When Sophie Davis buys a rundown lakeside farm, she moves her parentless and rebellious almost 18-year-old half-sister, and seemingly pre-Alzheimer mother into what she hopes it to be the answer to her problems. Sophie Davis, according to her sister Martie, is known as the “Poor Woman’s Martha Stewart”. She uses her successful homemaking columnist skills to convert the old farm house into a B&B. Stonegate Farm on Still Lake in Colby, VT unfortunately, has a grisly history. Meanwhile, “John Smith” has rented the cottage across the lake, and from the start, Sophie resents his presence, resents what he makes her feel and wants him gone!!! […]

Posted March 25, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: The Obsession by Nora Roberts

Review: The Obsession by Nora Roberts

  Dorsey’s Review 4 Suspenseful Stars! As I started this book I was instantly drawn to young Naomi. Naomi is a couple of days away from her 12th birthday when she discovers what a monster her father is. As the story continues we see Naomi, her mother, and young brother Mason learning to live with the fallout of her father’s depravity with the help of her beloved Uncle Seth and his partner Harry. Young Naomi is excited about her upcoming birthday and to see if she’ll get a new bicycle. Naomi wakes up during the middle of the night and sees her father heading into the woods, she thinks he’s hidden […]

Posted March 17, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Worth the Fight (MMA Fighter, #1) by Vi Keeland

Review: Worth the Fight (MMA Fighter, #1)  by Vi Keeland

Dorsey’s review  4.5 Fighting Stars!! I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I’m not normally a “Sports Romance” type of gal but it came highly recommended and I knew I needed to read it! I loved both the hero and the heroine and the complexity of their characters. They both had demons in their past that they were punishing themselves for and believed they were unworthy of any kind of future happiness. Elle is a bright young attorney and is working long hours at a small firm where she interned. She is steadily seeing a fellow attorney, William, who she went to law school with. He is more of a “friends with […]

Posted March 9, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments