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Flashback Friday Favorite: Liberating Lacey by Anne Calhoun

Flashback Friday Favorite: Liberating Lacey by Anne Calhoun

What it’s about Newly divorced Lacey Meyers wasted too many years yawning through sex in the missionary position. Now she’s looking for a hookup with a man who can make her shatter. What she gets is a hot younger cop with handcuffs… and he’s not afraid to use them. Hunter Anderson knows the score—though classy, successful women like Lacey might play with guys like him, at the end of the evening, they walk. But when one night leads to another and then another, he finds himself getting too attached to a woman he can’t have. Lacey knows Hunter—gorgeous, hard-edged and eight years younger—won’t want anything permanent. No matter how hot and […]

Posted February 5, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Steal Me (New York’s Finest #2) by Lauren Layne

Steal Me (New York’s Finest #2) by Lauren Layne

What it’s about IN HOT PURSUIT Being a cop might be in Anthony Moretti’s blood, but protecting and serving the city of New York has always been more than just the family business. If that means his love life stays locked up, well then that’s just another sacrifice made in the line of duty. That is, until he sets eyes on the gorgeous new waitress at The Darby Diner and suddenly Anthony’s morning coffee is leaving him a whole lot more hot and bothered than usual. Though waitressing at The Darby isn’t exactly Maggie Walker’s dream job, it pays the bills and gives her time to work on her novel. Now […]

Posted January 27, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday:Three to Ride (Nights in Bliss, Colorado #1) by Sophie Oak

Flashback Friday:Three to Ride (Nights in Bliss, Colorado #1) by Sophie Oak

What it’s about Rachel Swift is a woman on the run. Max and Rye Harper are just the men to catch her. A stalker sent Rachel’s world reeling. Now she’s running for her life, and Bliss, CO, seems like the perfect place to hide. Bliss is a strange little town, filled with artists, nudists, and the occasional conspiracy nut. It’s a good place to start over. Horse trainer Max and Sheriff Rye gave up on their dream of finding one perfect woman to share long ago. Rachel walks in, and they’re both in love and fighting their true natures. When Rachel’s past catches up with her, all of Bliss is in […]

Posted January 22, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Best Of 2015!! + GIVEAWAY

Best Of 2015!! + GIVEAWAY

Here it is! Our favorite reads in 2015. Not all the books were released in 2015, but that’s not what this list is about, it’s what we enjoyed reading throughout the year. Yes, there are quite a few books that were new releases last year, but you might also recognize some reads that have been around for a while and our reviewers just got a chance to give them a go. You’ll see our faves from an assortment of different genres including Contemporary, Suspense, Paranormal, Historical and the very popular New Adult…some of us couldn’t resist and added an entire series. We’ve also included a few of our own categories such […]

Posted January 20, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 36 Comments

What a Boy Wants (What a Boy Wants #1) by Nyrae Dawn

What a Boy Wants (What a Boy Wants #1) by Nyrae Dawn

What it’s about Courtesy of watching his mom’s relationships, Sebastian Hawkins knows what girls need to do to get a guy. He has what he considers a PHD in hooking up. When he needs extra cash for a car, Sebastian starts up an online venture as The Hook-up Doctor, to anonymously help girls land the guy of their dreams. Of course, his services don’t offer a happily-ever-after guarantee. He’s seen firsthand getting together never means staying together.  And then he falls in love…  With the last girl he would expect… Totally not in his game plan.  Suddenly, Sebastian finds himself muddled in the game he’s always prided himself on. He can’t […]

Posted January 17, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Doug & Carlie’s Love Conspiracy (Doug & Carlie Series #2) by Lisa Smartt

Doug & Carlie’s Love Conspiracy (Doug & Carlie Series #2) by Lisa Smartt

What it’s about Clara Louise Johnson is 32, single, and lonely. The problem? She just got a cat. And when a shy lonely woman gets a cat, everybody knows the universe begins to work against her. Within a year, she could own twenty cats and start operating a failed recycling business out of her backyard. So newlyweds, Doug and Carlie, happily intervene. What happens when a rural-dwelling famous writer becomes a full-time matchmaker for beautiful Clara? A humorous and healing journey toward love begins.  Karla’s  Review 4 Sweet Stars! Not quite as good as the first, but still a solid read! I liked Doug & Carlie better than this one, however, […]

Posted January 13, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Sweet Ruin (Immortals After Dark #16) by Kresley Cole

Sweet Ruin (Immortals After Dark #16) by Kresley Cole

What it’s about An immortal assassin is caught between desire and duty. A foundling raised in a world of humans  Growing up, orphaned Josephine didn’t know who or what she was—just that she was “bad,” an outcast with strange powers. Her baby brother Thaddeus was as perfect as she was flawed; protecting him became her entire life. The day he was taken away began Jo’s transition from angry girl… to would-be superhero… to enchanting, ruthless villain.  A lethally sensual enforcer on a mission A threat to the Møriør has brought archer Rune the Baneblood to the mortal realm to slay the oldest living Valkyrie. Whether by bow or in bed, he […]

Posted January 11, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Forever Freed by Laura Kaye

Flashback Friday: Forever Freed by Laura Kaye

What it’s about A heart can break, even one that no longer beats. I stalk my new neighbors, a single mother and her child, drawn by the irresistible scent of their joy and love. I crave their blood, starved for some healing respite from my ancient guilt and grief. Now to lure them into my grasp. But they surprise me. Little Olivia accepts me without fear–talking, smiling, offering innocent affection that tugs at my long-lost humanity. Her mother, Samantha, seeks me out when she should stay away, offering sweet friendship, and tempting the forgotten man within me. They lure me instead.  Ah, Dio, Lucien, run and spare them while you can… […]

Posted January 8, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

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

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