Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster

      Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster is a brilliant conclusion to the London Steampunk series story arc that started with Kiss of Steel.   Both Leopold Barrons and Lady Aramina have been flirting around the edges of the series since...

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Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop

  Have you ever read a book, and the world the author created was so mesmerizing that you wish you could visit? A few books have sparked my imagination like no other, and made me wish I could visit the...

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Review ~Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

I adore the world of Mercy Thompson, and a product of that world is the Alpha and Omega Series by Patricia Briggs. Briggs’s latest Alpha and Omega book is Dead Heat, in which the werewolf couple Charles and Anna Cornick,...

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Review ~ Sawyer by Nicole Edwards

Sawyer is the seventh book in the Alluring Indulgence book series by Nicole Edwards.  Up to bat for his 'happily ever after',  is Sawyer and the ball he is trying to connect to comes in the form a sassy...

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Review ~ Radiance by Grace Draven

    4.25 STARS  Grace Draven in Radiance does what some more well known fantasy writers fail at; Draven pulls the reader into her world, and doesn't try to crush the reader under too complex a world.   Draven's world building is...

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Once and Always by Julia Harper

  Hmmm..... I really loved the quirky town of Coot Lake, Minnesota.  At some points I wanted to call it LOON Lake as the inhabitants are quirky and lovable.  Once and Always by Julia Harper, centers around sexy deputy Sam...

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Soulbound by Kristen Callihan

    Callihan writes a magical tale of love and regret in Soulbound (Darkest London #6).  The story revolves around GIM (Ghost in the Machine) leader Adam and the feisty, and fiery Bostonian Eliza May. Eliza May just happens to be...

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The Billionaire and the Virgin by Jessica Clare

For pure romance The Billionaire and the Virgin by Jessica Clare get four stars, but I had to deduct a half a star because the female lead Marjorie really disappointed me.  The story is cute, billionaire network owner, falls...

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Werewolves Be Damned (Magic & Mayhem #1) by Stacey Kennedy

Hmmm..... Werewolves Be Damned is the first book in the new Magic and Mayhem series by Stacey Kennedy.  This is the first Kennedy book I have read, so I didn't have any expectations.  The passing of the book is...

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Take by Nashoda Rose

  Take (Scars of the Wraiths) by Nashoda Rose is a paranormal romance with erotic undertones .   It is written in the point of view of both main characters Jasper and Max, both of which have had very hard...

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Lucky Break by Chloe Neill

I know when I enjoyed a book when I have a huge goofy grin on my face, after a few tears.  Lucky Break by Chloe Neill, did just that I had a few tears and a goofy grin by...

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The Master by Kresley Cole

  The Master by Kresley Cole in a nutshell; fiery, sassy, spicy 'Cleaning Lady' takes the place of her client/friend on a 'date'. The friend just happens to be an escort.  'Cleaning Lady' is beyond desperate for money. The girl...

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Cursed by Fire (Immortal Brothers #1) by Jacquelyn Frank

  Dark Fantasy and Fantasy authors need to be cognizant of not making their world building so complex that it muddles and distracts from the story they are trying to impart.  Unfortunately Jacquelyn Frank's new The Immortal Brothers series book Cursed...

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XXOO After Dark Podcast

XOXOAfterDark is proud to announce, in conjunction with CBS Radio, CBS Local Digital Media, and Play.it®, the launch of an all-new podcast devoted to romance novels, sex, pop culture happenings, relationships, writing, and did we mention sex? Every two weeks listeners...

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Heart of Atlantis by Deidre Meyrick

  Looking for a fun and sexy fantasy read?  Then pick up Heart of Atlantis, where true love spans lifetimes and cursed lovers try to find each other.  Meyrick's first book is a m/m love story between two beings, Marin...

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