Category Archives: contemporary

The Mystery of Moutai by G.X. Chen Excerpt

Categories: adult, contemporary, excerpt, G.X. Chen, mystery, spotlight
The Mystery of Moutai By G.X. Chen Editions: ebook, paperback Published: April 14th 2014 Genre: Adult Mystery A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother, Shao Mei, in Boston’s Chinatown has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai—the most exotic and expensive Chinese liquor—left at the scene and traces of rat poison in one of the two shot glasses on the kitchen counter. This was evidently a homicide, but who could possibly be the killer? Ann Lee Read more [...]

Getting By by Claudia Y. Burgoa Excerpt

Categories: A Knight's Tale series, Claudia Y. Burgoa, contemporary, excerpt, new adult, romance, spotlight
Getting By (A Knight's Tale #1) By Claudia Y. Burgoa Editions: ebook, paperback Published: February 17th 2014 by Literally Alpaca Illustrations Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance When Emma Anderson arrived at San Francisco International Airport, she regretted accepting the distinction of being the maid of honor to Gaby’s—her childhood friend—wedding. It had been years since the last time she set foot in Menlo Park, where her parents had been killed. The rug where she had been shoving her feelings since that day looked bumpier Read more [...]

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, Mary Kubica, netgalley, RBR, review, romance, suspense
The Good Girl By Mary Kubica Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Expected publication: July 29th 2014 by Harlequin MIRA Genre: Adult Thriller - Suspense / Romance Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Freaking brilliant!! "I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she's scared. But I will." Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Read more [...]

A Native’s Tongue by Michael D. Dennis Excerpt

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, excerpt, Michael D. Dennis, romance, spotlight
A Native’s Tongue By Michael D. Dennis Editions: ebook, paperback Published: July 2014 Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance As I walked out under the Los Angeles sky, the possibility of becoming something more than a short order cook, living in the valley, and resenting my dysfunctional family occurred to me… Charlie Winters has never been an overachiever. He is used to just getting by while living with his single mother and working a dead-end job at a cheesesteak stand. Meanwhile, he’s constantly grappling with the voice of Read more [...]

Brooklynn’s Butterflies: Trust: a Night Calls novella by J.C. Valentine

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult, brooklynn's butterflies, contemporary, J.C. Valentine, Night Calls series, novella, review, romance, ROMR
Trust: a Night Calls novella (Night Calls #3.5) By J.C. Valentine Editions: ebook Published: February 14th 2014 Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance Source: own copy In a Flutter: I LOVED it Following his divorce, Felix Sinclair vowed to never commit to a woman again...until he washed up on Poppy Montgomery's doorstep, proving that sometimes taking the road less traveled pays off. One night of passion promised a lifetime of happiness, but when Felix begins to grow distant, disappearing for long periods of time without an explanation, Read more [...]

Not Your Damn Submissive by Amy Valenti

Categories: 2 butterflies, adult, Amy Valenti, bdsm, contemporary, Denial series, hot romance, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
Not Your Damn Submissive (Denial #1) By Amy Valenti Editions: ebook, paperback Published: June 6th 2014 Genre: Adult Contemporary / Erotic Romance (BDSM) Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Fun, but my heart wasn't in it I’m beyond pissed off with Callum Connors. Yeah—THE Callum Connors, star of my favourite TV show…and all my most private fantasies. He’s a self-confessed Dom, and he wants me, even though I told him outright that I’m not interested in submission or in him. But then I kissed him. What possessed me? Read more [...]