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The Alabaster Hip by Maggie Fenton

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Maggie Fenton’s Newest Release is Humorous, Captivating and Entertaining. The Alabaster Hip— Coming 6/6/17— Don’t Miss It. I Loved It!

 

The Alabaster Hip is a very well-written, delightful and humorous historical fiction romance.
Minerva Jones has been sacked without references for the second time in her life. And this last time was not even her fault. She was fighting off an intruder, the Viscount Marlowe, to be exact; and while struggling to do so, she was caught in a compromising position. How was that, her fault? And, to add to her supposedly naughty behavior, Minerva’s nemesis squealed to her superior, about Minerva’s Christopher Essex poetry collection. Granted the man’s poetry was a bit unconventional; blood pumping, toe curling, and even swoon-worthy. But still, it was only poetry.

While Minerva Jones was standing in a muddy ditch, screaming the filthiest swears she could think of, the Viscount Marlowe offered her, a governess job. Minerva couldn’t believe the audacity of the crazy man. But when the Viscount kept upping the salary that he was offering her, to triple what she would normally make, Minerva caved. She might despise the man for getting her sacked, but she wasn’t stupid. And besides, Minerva truly liked the Viscount’s twin girls, even if they were, little hellions.

Minerva had no idea how complicated her life was about to get. But living under the same roof as the Viscount was rattling her nerves and proving to be dangerous as well. Much to Minerva’s dismay, she was growing fond of the Viscount. Minerva needed to guard her heart; because falling for a man like him would only end badly for her.

This book is pure entertainment. It’s escapism at its finest. The characters are quirky, likable, and eccentric. I found the banter between Minerva and the Viscount to be laugh-out-loud funny and Minerva’s inner dialogue, hysterical. Maggie Fenton is a talented writer and a great storyteller. I enjoyed The Alabaster Hip so much so, that I purchased, the first two books in the series.

Thank you, Kindle Press and NetGalley for my advanced review copy. I loved it!

~5 out of 5 stars~Review by Peg Glover

 

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My Kind of You by Tracy Brogan

My Kind of You

 

Don’t Miss Tracy Brogan’s Newest Romance Release; My Kind of You!

 

Emily Chambers felt like a failure when she returned to her childhood home, on Wenniway Island. As far as anyone knew, though, Emily was a successful business woman, who came back to the Island to renovate her grandmother’s cottage. Emily’s grandmother was the only person who knew, that Emily couldn’t make ends meet, without borrowing money.

Ryan Taggert of Taggert Property Management Company traveled from California to Wenniway Island. He had a company project to complete, but he was also there to check on his father. Apparently, his father, who was the CEO of the company, was infatuated with a woman, more than half his age and was talking nonsense. After being on the island for a while, though, Ryan could understand his father’s attraction to it. Ryan liked the Island himself. He especially liked Emily Chambers. In fact, he couldn’t stop thinking about her. But, Emily was not a complication, which Ryan could afford. He had to stay focused, complete his project and get his father off the Island. But, life doesn’t always work out the way we plan it to. Sometimes it works out even better.

My Kind of You is a sweet story, so captivating that I stayed up late just to finish it. It’s a well-written humorous romantic tale, with likable characters and realistic dialogue. I loved it.

Thank you, Montlake Romance and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~5 out of 5 stars~ Review by Peg Glover

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My One True Highlander by Suzanne Enoch

My One True Highlander

 

Laugh-Out-Loud New Release by Suzanne Enoch!

 

My One True Highlander is a perfectly paced, humorous, and highly entertaining historical fiction romance. I loved it!

Marjorie Forrester was stunned by her sudden status and wealth. Her brother, unexpectedly, became the new Duke of Lattimer, and she a Lady. Marjorie’s brother generously gave her a lavish home in London to enjoy. The transition, however, was proving to be a difficult one. Lady Marjorie hired a companion to help her become accepted by London’s polite society; something she has always wanted.

Marjorie was tired of listening to her companion’s lectures on how improper and unsafe it was, to show up at the Duke of Latimer’s castle, unannounced. Lady Marjorie was aware that her companion was only concerned for her welfare, but what kind of surprise would it be, if her brother knew when to expect her?

Lady Marjorie was furious when she found herself kidnapped in Scotland and shackled to a bedpost. How dare the despicable Scottish barbarian lock her up without so much as an explanation. Oh, how she wished she would have listened to her companion. However, the longer Lady Marjorie stayed in Graeme Maxton’s home, the more she realized how lucky she had been. There was a war going on between clans and not only was she right smack in the middle of it; she was also the prized pawn. Lady Marjorie shuddered to think of what could have happened if the opposing clan had been the one to kidnap her.

I enjoyed this laugh-out-loud historical fiction novel immensely. It’s superbly written with witty dialogue, likable characters, and a captivating plot. I especially loved the hysterical banter between Laird Graeme Maxton and Lady Marjorie Forrester!

Thank you, St. Martin’s Press and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~5 out of 5 stars~Review by Peg Glover

I Dared The Duke by Anna Bennett

I Dared The Duke.

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I Dared The Duke is an enjoyable and fun read.

The Duke of Blackshire needed to convince his grandmother that it would be in her best interest to leave London.

Beth couldn’t be happier with her position as a companion for Alexander Savage’s grandmother. The dowager duchess depended on her and Beth loved to be needed. Although Beth didn’t care for living in the same house as the notorious rake, Alexander Savage, the Duke of Blackshire, Beth doubted that their paths would cross often enough to be bothersome. She was wrong.

The moment the Duke laid eyes on Beth he wanted her out of his house. He didn’t need another complication in his life. Beth, however, presented him with, an enticing compromise. She told the Duke that she would help him persuade his grandmother to move out of London, if he granted her three wishes. The fact that Beth thought the Duke didn’t want to spend time with his grandmother was laughable. The Duke adored his grandmother. So instead of Beth being fired, she became the Duke’s ally. Their agreement, however, brought Beth and the notorious rake together, for too many hours, too often, for them to keep their hearts from falling for one another. Although, this book is not entirely realistic it is entertaining, humorous and very well-written.

Thank you, St. Martin’s Press and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~5 out of 5 stars~Review by Peg Glover

The Highland Duke by Amy Jarecki

The highland Duke.

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The Highland Duke is a delightful, well-written and compelling historical fiction romance.

The Duke of Gordon rode, incognito, against the Queen. He knew that if he was recognized in battle that he would not only stand trial as a traitor; but his lands would be forfeited as well. The Duke, however, did not plan on getting shot. He hid behind a bush with a musket ball in his thigh, moaning in agony, until Akira Ayres, a beautiful Gypsy healer found him. The two didn’t escape the battlefield unseen, however, and although Captain Roderick Weaver, couldn’t identify, at first, who they were, he and his men galloped after them. The Captain was determined to show the Jacobites exactly what would happen to a man if he dared to take up arms against the Queen. When the Captain came across the Duke of Gordon’s silver flask, he almost salivated with anticipation. The Captain knew that when he delivered the traitorous Duke to the Queen, he would become a rich man. The Captain could practically taste the sweet bounty of the Duke’s lands.

The Duke had his hands full with Akira, his feisty Gypsy healer. Although he couldn’t make Akira his wife, he also didn’t want to let her go. Akira’s mother, however, had other plans for the Duke. And she had no qualms about letting him know precisely what they were.

I was completely captivated by the storyline, the characters and the humorous banter between the Duke and his Gypsy healer, Akira.

Thank you, Forever-Grand Central Publishing and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~5 out of 5 stars~ Review by Peg Glover

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Meant To Be by Maggie McGinnis

Meant to be

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I thoroughly enjoyed this sweet, captivating romance.
There was something special about Montana’s Whisper Creek Ranch that made folks, especially broken ones, want to stay on indefinitely. The abundance of fresh air, horses, and easy friendships soothed hurting and damaged hearts, like a healing balm.

Pop singer Shelby Quinn, aka Tara Gibson, was devastated by the sudden death of her father. Shelby’s manager insisted that she take a month off to rest and grieve. At first, Shelby hated the idea of being sent to Whisper Creek Ranch, a place in the middle of nowhere. But, then she met the charming, Cooper Davis, an ex-cop, turned cowboy and that changed everything.

Cooper was not pleased with his new assignment of playing a bodyguard, incognito, to a spoiled rich VIP. It didn’t take long, though, for Cooper to not only start enjoying his time with Shelby Quinn but to begin falling in love with her, as well. Cooper, however, had a shameful secret that if exposed, he knew, would send the beautiful pop singer running.

This well-written tale with lovable characters and realistic dialogue kept me engrossed from the very beginning until the last page. This is the first book I have read by Maggie McGinnis, but it won’t be my last.

Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~5 out of 5 stars~Review by Peg Glover

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Home At Last by Lily Everett

Home at last.

New Release by Lily Everett * Home At Last*

Heartwarming, Touching and Delightfully Entertaining!

Home At Last is a heartwarming story of love and marriage and the power of forgiveness. Although Marcus Beckett was in love with Quinn Harper, he broke up with her. Quinn was too good for him, and because of that, he knew, one day she would leave him. So, he did the smart thing, he thought, and set her free. Quinn was heartbroken.

Ingrid and Paul Harper’s marriage was on the rocks, and Quinn was nervous about it. Her mother was quite taken with another man, Ron, a new age relationship guru. Ron however, appeared to be breaking up her parent’s marriage instead of helping to heal it. Quinn didn’t like him at all. There was something sinister about him. And, she was right.

Quinn was so concerned over her parent’s marriage that she humbled herself and approached Marcus, the man who broke her heart and asked him to be her pretend boyfriend. She thought if her parents could see her in a stable relationship, they would stop fighting over her. When Marcus agreed, Quinn was delighted and petrified. She still loved Marcus and was fearful that her heart would break all over again once their pretend relationship was over.

This story involves three different relationships that are in need of healing. Marcus doesn’t feel good enough for Quinn, Paul wishes that he had never taken his wife for granted and Dr. Bennett was saddened that he hadn’t spent more time with his son when he had the chance. Although maintaining a relationship is hard work, mending the broken pieces is always harder. Although Home At Last is not a realistic story, it’s well-written, heartwarming, touching and very entertaining.

Thank you, St. Martin’s Press and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.

~4 out of 5~stars~Review by Peg Glover