Category Archives: contemporary

Review: Murder in Devon by Maggi Andersen

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, book tour, contemporary, mystery, RBR, review, romance, romantic suspense, suspense, virtual author book tours
Murder in Devonby Maggi AndersenEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished February 25th 2012 by Black Opal Books (first published 2009)Source: review copyShe wants the truth, but it may cost her more than she thinks...An ex-patriot-American living in England, magazine reporter Casey Rowan wakes to find one best friend murdered and another seriously injured. Casey is determined to find the killer, despite running afoul of the detective in charge of the case—a blue-eyed Scot named Rod Carlisle, who considers her a prime suspect. As Casey gets closer to Read more [...]

Review: Sabrina’s Window by Al Riske

Categories: 2 butterflies, adult, Al Riske, contemporary, fiction, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
Sabrina's Windowby Al RiskeEditions: paperbackExpected publication: May 15th 2012 by Luminis BooksSource: netgalleyOn a chilly morning in Taos, New Mexico, a 17-year-old paperboy breaks the window of a 31-year-old hair stylist - an accident that marks the beginning of an instant, inexplicable bond between them. In the course of one high-desert summer, Joshua and Sabrina share confidences, intercede in each other's love lives, go on a date that scandalizes the town, and confront questions of fidelity, desire, and the nature of love.~ Goodreads blurbYou Read more [...]

Review: Clear As Day by Babette James

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, Babette James, bewitching book tours, book tour, contemporary, RBR, review
Clear As Dayby Babette JamesEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished April 4th 2012 by The Wild Rose PressSource: review copyWhat's a girl to do when her summer lover wants forever?Haunted by dark memories of her parents' volatile marriage, artist Kay Browning keeps her heart locked behind a free-spirit facade and contents herself with the comfortable affair she has every summer with easygoing photographer Nate Quinn.The only trouble with her plan? This summer Nate's come to Lake Mohave to claim the lover he can't let go. He's done with the endless traveling Read more [...]

Review: The Good Father by Diane Chamberlain

Categories: 3 butterflies, contemporary, Diane Chamberlain, drama, fiction, literary, netgalley, RBR, review
The Good Fatherby Diane ChamberlainEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished April 24th 2012 by MiraSource: netgalleyA beloved daughter. A devastating choice. And now there's no going back.Four years ago, nineteen-year-old Travis Brown made a choice: to raise his newborn daughter on his own. While most of his friends were out partying and meeting girls, Travis was at home, changing diapers and worrying about keeping food on the table. But he's never regretted his decision. Bella is the light of his life. The reason behind every move he makes. And so far, Read more [...]

Review: King Perry by Edmond Manning

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult romance, contemporary, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review
King Perryby Edmond ManningEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished February 27th 2012 by Dreamspinner PressSource: netgalleyIn a trendy San Francisco art gallery, out-of-towner Vin Vanbly witnesses an act of compassion that compels him to make investment banker Perry Mangin a mysterious offer: in exchange for a weekend of complete submission, Vin will restore Perry’s “kingship” and transform him into the man he was always meant to be.Despite intense reservations, Perry agrees, setting in motion a chain of events that will test the limits of his Read more [...]

Review: Deadly Offer by Vicki Doudera

Categories: contemporary, cozy mystery, Darby Farr series, did not finish, netgalley, RBR, review, Vicki Doudera
Deadly Offerby Vicki Doudera;Editions: ebook, paperback;Published April 8th 2012 by Midnight Ink;Source: netgalley;High-stakes real estate and a tangled vine of secretsWhen Darby Farr’s assistant hears that his sister, Selena, has suddenly died in her hottub, they travel to Selena’s magnificent vineyard estate nestled in the heart of southern California wine country. There, Darby discovers that Selena was entertaining offers from three overeager prospective buyers — and Selena’s death was no accident. As a saboteur wreaks havoc on the property, Read more [...]