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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

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

What it’s about War hero and Horseman of the Apocalypse William Tyler de Sayre, Lord Clun, happens upon love while intending to avoid the catastrophe altogether by arranging a marriage to someone he’s never met.  Meanwhile, Lady Elizabeth Damogan, whose father betrothed her to the baron without so much as a ‘by your leave,’ will be damned if she marries a man she’s never met, much less a man who refuses to consider the possibility of love. Until she realizes, sometimes it’s the hero who needs saving.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Round and Round We Go Stars!! Will she, won’t she? Will he, won’t he? Will they, won’t they? That is the […]

Posted December 12, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

The Air He Breathes (Elements, #1) by Brittainy C. Cherry

The Air He Breathes (Elements, #1)  by Brittainy C. Cherry

What it’s about I was warned about Tristan Cole. “Stay away from him,” people said. “He’s cruel.” “He’s cold.” “He’s damaged.” It’s easy to judge a man because of his past. To look at Tristan and see a monster. But I couldn’t do that. I had to accept the wreckage that lived inside of him because it also lived inside of me. We were both empty. We were both looking for something else. Something more. We both wanted to put together the shattered pieces of our yesterdays. Then perhaps we could finally remember how to breathe.  Karla’s Review 2 Stars! OH SO GOOD to EGADS! This started out as a touching, […]

Posted December 11, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 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

Barely Breathing by Brenda Rothert

Barely Breathing by Brenda Rothert

What it’s about People see what they want to see. A burly guy with tats and a permanent scowl is probably a criminal and an asshole, right? And I can’t fault ‘em, because in my case, they’re right. My world revolves around righting the wrongs of my past. Atoning for my selfish stupidity. And it’s enough.  Until I meet Viv – a woman who sees right through me. She’s not scared or intimidated. A woman like her is way too good for a man like me. But life as I knew it won’t be enough anymore. I realize now that before I met her, I wasn’t really living. Hell, I was […]

Posted November 22, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Bride of Shadow Canyon (Bride #1) by Stacey Kayne

Flashback Friday: Bride of Shadow Canyon (Bride #1) by Stacey Kayne

What it’s about When the widowed boardinghouse keeper he has come to rescue turns out to be a scantily-clad showgirl, Jed Doulan knows he’s in for trouble. With his shadowed past, he’d be mad to let this spirited–and surprisingly innocent–woman get close. Bound by a hasty marriage to her reluctant hero, Rachell Carlson senses his struggle to keep a distance between them. But the message in Jed’s eyes makes her pulse quicken–and even dares her to believe in love.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! I waited a long time to read this book, and I was not disappointed! After reading and falling in love with this author’s Wild series, I was anxious […]

Posted November 20, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Jesse’s Diner (Hope #2) by Cardeno C. ~ Exclusive Excerpt, Review + Giveaway

Jesse’s Diner (Hope #2) by Cardeno C. ~ Exclusive Excerpt, Review + Giveaway

Cardeno C. is back with another wonderful book in the Hope series, Jesse’s Diner! Included in the post we have an exclusive excerpt and Karla’s review for a book that touched her heart and she really enjoyed. You can also enter to win a digital copy of Jesse’s Diner just by leaving a comment (which is mandatory) and filling out the Rafflecopter down below! Good Luck! What it’s about Two men with a shared history and a mutual attraction must be honest with themselves and each other so both their dreams come true. Quiet, unassuming Tanner Sellers spends his time running a diner in Hope, Arizona. Not particularly social, twenty-two-year-old Tanner […]

Posted November 14, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 14 Comments