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The Gentleman’s Madness

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GentlemansMadness-The72lgTitle: The Gentleman’s Madness
Author: Summer Devon & Bonnie Dee
Cover Artist: Lou Harper
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
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Genre: Historical Romance
Length: 227 pages
Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: A good, heartwarming, slow-burn romance set in an environment which riddled me with anxiety.

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Sex & Sourdough

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Sex&SourdoughTitle: Sex & Sourdough
Author: A.J. Thomas
Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 266 pages
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  An interesting tale of two men finding love while hiking the Appalachian trail and trying to stay one step ahead of the crazy ex stalking them.

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Lost and Found

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lostAndFoundTitle: Lost and Found
Author: Z.A. Maxfield
Cover Artist: L.C. Chase
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 148 pages
Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: Despite the emotionally abusive partner, this rocky romance was surprisingly enjoyable.

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The Billabong

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Billabong[The]Title: The Billabong
Author: Jack Byrne
Cover Artist: Paul Richmond
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Genre: Historical Romance
Length: 70 pages
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  A fascinating historical Australian setting and a good, slow build to the romance, but the ending was a little too rushed for me.  

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Let It Snow

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LetItSnow72lgTitle: Let It Snow
Author: Heidi Cullinan
Cover Artist: Angela Waters
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Publisher Buy Link: Let It Snow
Amazon Buy Link:  Let it Snow (Minnesota Christmas)
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 228 pages
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: A heartwarming holiday romance with an interesting take on the opposites attract trope.

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Isherwood

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IsherwoodTitle: Isherwood
Author: Missy Welsh
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
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Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: Novel (53k words)
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: Too many plots and subplots happening in one book.  At least for me, less would have been more.

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Merry Gentlemen

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MerryGentlemen72lgTitle: Merry Gentlemen 
Author: Josephine Myles
Cover Artist: Lou Harper
Publisher: Samhain Publising
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 189 pages
Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  A seemingly bittersweet romance which turned into a very good Holiday romance that’s both heartwarming and sexy.  

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Next Stop: Funnel Cake

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Next Stop Funnel CakeTitle: Next Stop: Funnel Cake 
Author: Heidi Champa
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Publisher Buy Link: Next Stop: Funnel Cake
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 19,000 words
Rating: 2 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  Not enough backstory and I never got around to liking the characters enough to get into it.

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Simply Irresistible

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Simply IrresistibleTitle: Simply Irresistible 
Author: Christiane France
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 19,900 words
Rating: 1 star out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: There were just too many flaws to make the book enjoyable.

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A Little Too Broken

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A Little Too BrokenTitle: A Little Too Broken
Author: Brad Vance
Publisher: Self Published
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 129 pages
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: An interesting and personal view into the daily struggles of a wounded veteran once he return home.

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Burning Up the Sheets

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med_BurningSheetsTitle: Burning Up the Sheets
Author: D.J. Manly
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill Press 
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 18,000 words/40 pages
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  Perfect if you’re short on time, but want a light romance that is fully developed.

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The Tin Box

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TinBox[The]Title: The Tin Box
Author: Kim Fielding
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Publisher Buy Link: The Tin Box
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 210 pages
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  The haunting story of a man from the past opens the heart and mind of a present day man, which allows him to accept himself.

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Corruption

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Corruption200x300Title: Corruption (Diversion #3)
Author: Eden Winters
Cover Artist:  Scarlet Tie Designs and P.D. Singer
Publisher: Rocky Ridge Books
Amazon Buy Link: Corruption (Diversion)
Genre: contemporary romance
Length: 195 pages
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  A dangerous and suspense filled investigation, combined with Lucky revealing his softer side,  make Corruption the best yet of the series.

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Captive

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captive-200X300Title: Captive
Author: David Ellis
Cover Artist: Tenth Street Press
Publisher: Tenth Street Press
Amazon Buy Link:  Captive
Genre: Contemporary, BDSM, Suspense
Length: 211 pages
Rating: 1.5 star out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: A good premise, but inconsistent writing and unbelievable characters made for a difficult read.

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Cast Off

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CastOffTitle: Cast Off (Toronto Tales #3)
Author: K.C. Burn
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Publisher Buy Link: Cast Off
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 200 pages
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: An interesting romance because it starts out with no strings attached sex, between two men with absolutely no plans for anything more, ever.

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