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Who Wants to Marry a Doctor? by Abigail Sharpe

As a single mom and pediatrician, Sabrina Bankhead doesn't have time for romance. All that changes when she reluctantly agrees to take part in a dating show fundraiser for a children's hospital. But once she sets eyes on the journalist hired to cover the show, none of the four contestants stand a chance. If she doesn't choose one of the eligible bachelors, the hospital doesn't raise a cent. What's a lovestruck doc to do? Review Coming Soon!>>>Read Review



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Back for You (A Forsythia Falls Story) by Anara Bella, Cain’s well aware that he screwed up when he left Forsythia Falls and Thea with nothing more than a ‘Dear Jane’ note, but now he’s back and prepared to go after his woman – only she’s not exactly chomping at the bit to get her heart crushed by him again. Read Review>>

Breakable by Tammara Webber, Seek the future and get rid of the past. Read Review>>

Foundation of Trust (Cost of Repairs) by A.M Arthur, David Weller didn’t think life could get worse after his partner, Owen, disappeared without warning. Then he got a devastating medical diagnosis—Huntington’s disease. Now, four years later, his catering partnership is doing well, but his anger and pain remains. When Owen steps back into his life, David is furious. Can he forgive the only man he’s ever loved, or will he stay angry forever? Read Review>>

Cowboy Take Me Away (Rough Riders, Book 16) by Lorelei James, COWBOY TAKE ME AWAY is a steamy romance that ties up the ROUGH RIDERS SERIES and brings us full circle through a lot of remembrances and flashbacks. Sit back and see how Carson McKay and Carolyn West first met and continued the dynasty. Read Review>>

Seeing Red (Hearts and Minds, Book 3) by Holly Trent, Meg’s former marriage to a rock star resulted in an ugly divorce and being dubbed ‘Poor Meg’ by the media. To prove that she’s not to be pitied she opted to announce her engagement… the problem is that she’s not even dating. Fortunately her friends have the ideal husband for her – and that’s how she ends up exchanging vows with a man she barely knows. Read Review>>

Hot and Bothered (Hot in the Kitchen, Book 3) by Kate Meador, Single mom Jules is ready to take another stab at dating. The only problem is longtime pal Tad is her ideal man – only he’s not interested… or is he?

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Healing the Wounds (Neighborly Affection, Book 3) by M.Q. Barber, Henry, Jay and Alice’s relationship is ever evolving, but can they overcome the emotional turmoil caused by a recent trauma that occurred at a BDSM club? Read Review>>

Healing Gabriel by Elizabeth Kelly, After her mother’s death, Morgan Wilson decides to move to a small town to rebuild her life. There, she finds that it is difficult to find adequate housing. From a tip from one of her student’s mothers she discovers a carriage house, but the landowner, Gabriel Dern, is not happy that she wants to intrude on his life. Will Morgan be able to convince Gabriel that by moving on his property she has no plans to disrupt his solicitude existence? Read Review>>

Fiery by Nikki Duncan, It seems that the town grandfathers of Whispering Cove like to spend their time matchmaking. Getting the lonely Carmen Smith, all five feet plus of her, together with Ryan Alden, at six foot-seven, seems like a perfect idea to them. Read Review>>

Getting Rowdy - Love Undercover, Book 3 by Lori Foster, An oversexed commitment phobic man meets the woman he can't have but can't stop yearning for. Read Review>>


A Solitary Heart by Amanda Carpenter, A SOLITARY HEART while a contemporary retro romance has love and hate - both volatile emotions - throughout. Sian and Matt's encounters sizzle each and every time but they are never on the same page at the same time which leads to lots of frustration, anger and other emotions that are off the charts! Read Review>>

Stranded with a Billionaire - The Billionaire Boys Club, Book 1 by Jessica Clare, STRANDED WITH A BILLIONAIRE is a steamy contemporary romance that sets the stage for the six alpha males who are friends and billionaires and part of the Brotherhood, a secret society. We are introduced and given background on each of them but make no mistake this is Logan Hawkings, their leader, and Brontë Dawson's story. Read Review>>

Cassie's Hope - Riders Up, Book 1 by Adriana Kraft, CASSIE'S HOPE is an often times steamy contemporary romance that takes place in and around Chicago, Wyoming, Utah and California. Cassie tries to reach her father's dream of success by taking a leave of absence from her job as a social worker. See how it all pans out! Read Review>>

Something Sweeter - Sweet, Texas, book 3 by Candis Terry, SOMETHING SWEETER is a romance novel just like I like them. Real characters facing real dilemmas with lots of emotions and loving thrown in. Love to see those alpha males trained! Read Review>>

Falling For Her Husband - The Renaldis, Book 3 by Karen Erickson, FALLING FOR HER HUSBAND centers on Vince and his wife, Amber, a model. The friction between them is soon forgotten after she's in an accident but watch the fireworks fly as she slowly starts to remember things! Read Review>>

Broken (Redemption #1) by Lauren Layne, A grave mistake forces Olivia Middleton to leave her flashy New York lifestyle to tend an injured veteran. She was expecting an elderly gentleman; instead she finds that Paul Langdon is close to her own age. She knows the physical scars worn by Paul are no match from the inner demons that reside within him. Will she be able to convince him to come out of hiding and start living his life again? Read Review>>

All Kinds of Tied Down by Mary Calmes, Deputy US Marshal Miro Jones is different from his partner Ian Doyle. Miro is calm and rather reserved, while Ian is fire, ready to burst into action any second. They shouldn’t get along so well, but Miro can’t imagine depending on any other person in a life-and-death situation. Miro’s feelings run deeper than best friends. Can he convince Ian that changing their relationship is worth the risk? Read Review>>

Beyond the Velvet Rope by Tiffany Ashley, She’s in over her head but convinced that she can say no to a man that ticks all her boxes and is so wrong for her. Read Review>>

The Texan's Little Secret, The Texas Rodeo Barons series, book 3 by Barbara White Daille, Coming home to play nursemaid to her headstrong father, Carly discovers that the only man she has ever loved is now the manager of her family’s ranch. Luke went on with his life after Carly left town and is now a widower with a young daughter. He enjoys his life, but soon discovers that his feelings for Carly have never waned. However, she has a secret that just may destroy any chance they may have at a future together. Read Review>>

Love in the Fleet series, book 1 - Forgive and Forget by Heather Ashby, While on leave before deploying to the Persian Gulf aboard a Navy ship, Hallie meets a handsome man. Startled to discover he is an officer aboard her ship of five thousand, she fails to tell him she is also serving on that ship. After all, if he knows and dates her, he is subject to disciplinary action. But when she becomes a public figure aboard ship, her secret is out. Although he tries to maintain his distance, when she is taken hostage by a fellow crew member, who is a terrorist, all bets are off. Read Review>>


Love in the Fleet, book 2 - Forget Me Not by Heather Ashby
 Playboy navy pilot Brian meets veterinarian Daisy and loses his heart to her when he fulfills a promise by taking a stray cat to her to be checked out. However, Daisy wants nothing to do with another military man, having lost one, her husband, a pilot in Afghanistan. Still, his persistence pays off as she cannot resist his humor or his sweet kisses. But will the issues from each of their pasts destroy any chance of a future together?

Homecoming: The Billionaire Brothers by Lily Everett
 Previously released as a contemporary e-book novella series called THE BILLIONAIRE BROTHERS, about three wealthy brothers finding their soul-mates, these three stories, as well as a catch-up conclusion, are now available in print or e-book together. Related to the SANCTUARY ISLAND series, fans will enjoy these while waiting for the next novel. Settle in for a great combination of emotional reads that tell a continuing story in this fascinating island of charm.

The Sweetest Summer, Bayberry Cove series, book 2 by Susan Donovan
 Here we are arriving at Bayberry Island again for their annual Mermaid Festival. Visitors arrive daily for the week-long event dressed as mermaids, pirates, faeries, and other costumes.

Recipe for Romance - Maple Woods, Book 2 by Olivia Miles
 RECIPE FOR ROMANCE is the second book in Miles' series set in Maple Woods. It's a sweet romance with lots of heartbreak and angst, secrets, delicious pies and chemistry that doesn't quit between Emily and Scott, first loves who have been apart for twelve years!

Bring On The Heat - Boys Of Summer series, Book 1 by Katie Rose
 BRING ON THE HEAT is a good, light summer read. It is the perfect novel to take to the beach.

Someone Like You by Karen Rock
 SOMEONE LIKE YOU is a contemporary romance with several plots that are interwoven. Niall and Kayleigh have known each other since they were kids and went to camp together. They reconnect two years after Niall returns injured from Afghanistan and where Kayleigh's brother Chris died. It touches on a lot of emotions and memories for them both.

His Hometown Girl by Karen Rock
 HIS HOMETOWN GIRL is a contemporary novel with lots of twists and turns for Jodi and Daniel, former childhood friends and more, who haven't seen each other in ten years. Watching them catch up, regress to their childhood behaviors, fight their attraction to rekindle the love they once had that the other wasn't aware of plus be on opposite sides of what farmers in their hometown of Cedar Bay, Vermont want and need kept tensions high and my interest engaged.

Love With A Perfect Cowboy - Cupid, Texas series, Book 4 by Lori Wilde
 LOVE WITH THE PERFECT COWBOY is the fourth and final book in the CUPID, TEXAS series. I enjoyed getting to know the great characters and this quaint town.

Getting Worked Up - Sapphire Falls, Book 2 by Erin Nicholas
 GETTING WORKED UP is the second book in Nicholas' series set in Sapphire Falls and I couldn't wait to dive in. This is Phoebe and Joe's story but I was reunited with all the people I came to love in the first book of the series, GETTING OUT OF HAND, and was not disappointed.

Getting Out of Hand - Sapphire Falls, Book One by Erin Nicholas
 GETTING OUT OF HAND is the start of a new series set in Sapphire Falls and it blew me away. There was a feel good feeling throughout even when things weren't going as expected. I loved this book from start to finish and couldn't put it down. At the end I gave a huge sigh of satisfaction and disbelief that I was at the end.

Branded - The Cavanaugh Brothers series, Book 1 by Laura Wright
 Deacon believes the destruction of his childhood home will release him from the pains of the past. Mackanzie is determined to fight tooth and nail to preserve the ranch she loves. Will Mackanzie’s love exorcise the demons and heal his heart? Can Mac still accept the ranch after learning its tragic, dark past?

Home the Hard Way by Z.A Maxfield
 It’s never easy going home but after Dare Buckley’s career with the Seattle PD is irreparably damaged, he can only get a job in his hometown. Dare never planned to return to Palladian, but he can now look into his father’s suicide and get reacquainted with his childhood friend, Finn Fowler. It’s soon clear that nearly everyone in town is keeping secrets—and that includes Finn.

Stealing the Moon & Stars by Sally J. Smith and Jean Steffens
 Jordan Welsh and Eddie Marino are partners in the private eye business. Jordan is also wildly attracted to Eddie, but she is struggling to keep things professional. The pair gets hired to investigate who is stealing from a charity for sick kids. When they start uncovering leads, they discover that this case might be a lot more dangerous than average.

Magnolia Drive - Cavanaugh Island series, Book 4 by Rochelle Alers
 MAGNOLIA DRIVE has Southern charm and hospitality along with warm and endearing characters. The Southern flavor is throughout in the descriptions of the homes, businesses, politics, language and locations but especially the characters!

Since You've Been Gone - Welcome to Paradise, Book 4 by Elle Kennedy
 The youngest Bishop brother meets his match in the fast-paced, fun and emotional SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE. I’ve adored every Bishop brother book in the WELCOME TO PARADISE series and Austin’s is no exception.

Wildflower Wedding - Cricket Creek, Book 6 by LuAnn McLane
 WILDFLOWER WEDDING reeled me in immediately even though I have not read the first five books in the series. Getting to know the characters and their relationships kept my interest from beginning to end and also made me feel as if I was a part of the town!

Light My Fire - The Rockers, Book 1 (Contemporary Romance Box Set Volume 2, Book 4) by Kristina Knight
 LIGHT MY FIRE at sixty five pages is a contemporary romance novella that is fast paced and held my interest throughout. Childhood friends, Lily and Nate, are hoping for an adult relationship to get the other out of their system. How well does that work out? Sit back and relax and you will soon find out.

Her Temporary Hero - Once A Marine series, Book 2 by Jennifer Apodaca
 Five months after Becky sent her abusive boyfriend to prison, he is out and threatening to take away her infant daughter, so she runs with the help of her boss. When former Marine Logan discovers that his cousin has installed a woman and her child in his home, he slowly realizes that they may be able to help each other. A temporary marriage will save his land while he protects her, but neither counts on falling in love.

In the Mood for Love by Beth Ciotta
 Publicist Harper has just lost her job and her green card will be up in two weeks, forcing her return to Canada. But she has reasons for not wanting to return there and it looks like marriage is her only answer. She and Sam, a widower with two children, have been heating the sheets hot and heavy while keeping any emotion out of it. But Sam will do whatever it takes to keep Harper in Sugar Creek. Can their passion for each other evolve into true love?

All of You by Christina Lee
 Avery just uses men as a sexual release, she doesn’t do commitment. But Bennett is the exact opposite, he doesn’t want a one night stand. The chemistry between them is explosive. Will Avery admit that she might actually have feelings for him?

Cowboys and Brides - How to Marry a Cowboy by Carolyn Brown
 When Annie Rose runs from her abusive ex-fiancé, she never expects to end up on a ranch with a good-looking rancher named Mason and his two feisty daughters. Accepting the job as nanny, despite the girls’ belief that she is their new mama, Annie Rose finds herself falling in love with them as well as their daddy. But does she dare stay when her nightmarish past could catch up with her at any time?

The Last First Date (Contemporary Romance Box Set Volume 2, Book 3) by Maggie Wells
 THE LAST FIRST DATE takes place in less than twenty four hours but quite a bit is crammed into those few hours from New Year's Eve to New Year's Day. Lang and Jessica have chemistry from the first minute they meet and it only gets hotter from there.

Maid to Crave (Man Maid, Book 2 ) (Contemporary Romance Box Set Volume 2, Book 1) by Rebecca Avery
 MAID TO CRAVE is about friendship, finding love when it's least expected, the importance of friends and family and believing in yourself. This was a fast paced often steamy read that had me rooting for Tori and Seth throughout!

All I Have (Farmer's Market #1) (Contemporary Romance Box Set Volume 2, Book 2) by Nicole Helm
 ALL I HAVE is centered on an unlikely friendship between two competing farmers, finding love when it's least expected, the importance of believing in yourself no matter what others think and staying true to yourself and those you love. This was a fast paced read that had me rooting for Mia and Dell throughout!

Suddenly Last Summer by Sarah Morgan
 An amazing love story that will make your very bones ache with emotion. Sarah Morgan achieves that, and more, in SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER.

Fallen by Callie Hart
 Sloane and Zeth are alive but not necessarily in one piece. They are both processing the aftermath of their encounters with Rebel, Julio and the ranch. Nothing will be the same ever again because they have enemies who haven’t forgotten about them… on both sides of the law.

Wyatt's War (Hearts & Heroes, Book 1) by Myla Jackson
 WYATT'S WAR is an often steamy read that pits a feisty event planner against a previously injured soldier placed on light duty until he can go back to the front lines. Sit back and relax as the two of them are butting heads one minute and burning up the sheets the next.

A Cause for Justice by Kimberly Van Meter
 A CAUSE FOR JUSTICE has a tree hugger pitted against a developer and things get interesting and oh so steamy. Quiet Justice a/k/a Jenna is a force to be reckoned with! Does Mason stand a chance when Justice takes a stand? Sit back and watch the sparring and sparks fly between the two of them.

Since I Saw You (Because You Are Mine, #4) by Beth Kery
 SINCE I SAW YOU is a very steamy read that held my interest due to a great storyline. Lin and Kam were both two lost souls that were able to find themselves with the other's help. Sit back and relax but have a fan nearby or the air conditioner on - you will need it!

Running Wild: A Havoc Novel by S.E. Jakes
 Sean Rush is as good as his name. He likes fast cars, both stealing and racing them. The high he gets got him in trouble and into a stint with the Army. Now he’s out but old habits die hard and it’s attracted him to Ryker, a Havoc MC Lieutenant. Like a moth to a flame, neither man can stay away from the other but Sean is a live wire that could unravel Ryker’s world or give them the freedom they’ve never known before.

Two Week Seduction by Kathy Lyons
 TWO WEEK SEDUCTION is a sometimes steamy contemporary romance that sucked me in from the beginning and didn't let me put it down until I reached the last page. There was lots of action and loving along with a good story line! Sit back and watch the sparks fly!

The Longest Night by Kara Braden
 Getting over his addiction to painkillers after a traumatic experience, which leaves him in pain, attorney Ian is sent for an extended stay with his brother’s friend, former Marine Captain Cecily in the Canadian wilderness. But Cecily has suffered her own trauma. As they spend time together, they begin to fall in love. But how can they have a future together when Ian’s life is in Manhattan and Cecily is afraid to leave the wilderness?

Find Me Maggie: (The Misadventures of Maggie Mae) by Beth Yarnall
 Maggie is having very frank thoughts about what she plans to do with her boyfriend, FBI Special Agent, Clive Poole. Or, as she thinks of him: “Super Agent”. It will be the first time that they are supposed to have premeditated, planned out, intentional sex. So even though she would like to do things to him on the restaurant’s pristine white tablecloth, she is willing to wait the extra few minutes until they drive to her place.

For the Love of His Life by Fiona McGier
 FOR THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE is a contemporary erotic romance that made me feel that I was in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of upper Minnesota, swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking and so much more. Sit back and relax as you get to know Veronica and her extended family along with Raul and his LA LA land lifestyle.

Seducing the Playboy (Hot Night Series #2) by Amanda Usen
 SEDUCING THE PLAYBOY (HOT NIGHTS SERIES #2) is a playful contemporary romance reminiscent to me of books by Jill Shalvis and Erin Nicholas. I felt that I was in Venice Beach and Las Vegas with Roman and Jenna through the telling of the story and the heat wasn't only from the food and desserts being prepared!

Red Stilettos, Book 1 - Head Over Heels by Paris Brandon
 Some fabulous shoes, and a man who is too good to be true. All Bella wants is to finally find Mr. Right. Can a pair of sexy heels really lead to true love?

Vipers Run by Stephanie Tyler
 Life has dealt Calla a harsh hand, which leads her not to believe in promises given. On the brink of death, a ten-minute phone call gives Cage a reason to live. Can Calla believe in the promise he makes her? Can Cage exorcise the hurt done to her in the past?

Wild Irish Ridge, Hope's Crossing, Book 7 by RaeAnne Thayne
 Here we are making another visit to Hope’s Crossing, Colorado. I love stopping in at the Center of Hope café and catching up with all the local town gossip.

The Promise by Robyn Carr
 After a disastrous relationship with a cardiologist and his kids, Peyton, a physician’s assistant, swears off dating. Arriving in Thunder Point, she is enchanted and agrees to a three month trial period with the doctor at a local clinic, only to find that he is a widower with kids. As she watches him interact with his patients and his children, she falls in love. Is this a rebound romance, or has she finally found true love?

Life in Icicle Falls, book 5 - The Tea Shop on Lavender Lane by Sheila Roberts
 When Bailey’s catering to the stars ambition is shot down by a self-serving starlet’s claim of poisoning, she returns to her hometown with the help of her two sisters. At a meeting, local bar owner Todd offers her a chance at a partnership with him in opening a tearoom. She jumps at the chance and falls for her partner. But he is dating someone already – her sister. Will Bailey have to choose between her sister and the man she loves?

The House on Blackberry Hill - Jewell Cove series, book 1 by Donna Alward
 I am a big fan of Donna Alwards’ Canadian based cowboy stories. This is the first book I have read by her that is set in small town America. I inhaled this book because it is so good.

Hearts in Ruin by J.C. Conway

Four Years Later - One Week Girlfriend series, Book 4( by Monica Murphy
 To my knowledge this is the first book by Monica Murphy that I have read. Monica has an interesting way of writing in first person, which puts you in the characters' minds.

Irreparable (Wounded Souls Book 1) by Amanda Lanclos
 Jameson Carter had devoted his life serving as a Marine. Each day he fought to protect the freedom of his country. When a bomb detonates injuring him and claiming four of his friend’s life, he finds himself questioning why he survived. Samantha Blalock is assigned to be Jameson’s physical therapist. Will she be strong enough to convince him his life is worth living?

Carolina Man ( Dare Island Novel- Book 3) by Virginia Kantra
 Marine Staff Sergeant Luke Fletcher had dedicated his life to serving his country. In Afghanistan, he receives a letter that rocks his world. He learns his former girlfriend has died, and has left behind a daughter he never knew existed. Will he give up his military lifestyle, to become a full time father?

Green Mountain, book 2 - I Want to Hold Your Hand by Marie Force
 Seven years after the loss of her husband to the war in Iraq, Hannah is not sure if she is ready to move on, but then Nolan, her husband’s best friend, comes to her rescue when her car breaks down. Nolan has loved Hannah for years, but has been giving her space to heal. When she agrees to have dinner with him, he is ecstatic, but can he convince Hannah to take a chance on love once more?

Harder by Robin York
 Caroline and West split up months ago, but Caroline still misses him. When West calls her saying that a tragedy has hit his family, Caroline doesn’t hesitate to fly out to be there for him. But West doesn’t want her there, he’s cold and cruel to her. Can they get back what they once had?

Out of Control by Nina Croft
 When author Zachary Hunter’s latest book turned movie garners death threats, he hires a security company for protection. What he gets is Sergeant Danielle Sinclair, a pint-sized red-head with a sassy attitude. Dani thinks that working for a security company while waiting to return to active duty makes sense until she meets her client—and he opens his mouth. His attitude is sexist and offensive. She wants to kill him.

The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow
 After the sudden death of her health conscious, lawyer husband during a marathon, Georgia discovers that he has left her penniless with even her home mortgaged to the hilt. As she struggles to find out what happened to the money, she makes some startling discoveries about the man she married. As the healing process begins, Georgia must find a way to make a living for herself and her two daughters, even as a new love comes into her life, but will she be able to trust again?

Sweetest Mistake (Sweet, Texas #2) by Candis Terry
 SWEETEST MISTAKE is a romance novel reminiscent to me of books by Carly Phillips and Jill Shalvis amongst others. Lots of loving, a big family and getting bigger - the Wilders - with lots of emotions called upon as I read.

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