Category Archives: contemporary

Excerpt: Dangerous Love by Lilou DuPont

Categories: adult romance, book tour, contemporary, erotica, excerpt, giveaway, Lilou DuPont, Lot Connect book tours
Dangerous LoveBy Lilou DuPontEditions: ebookExpected publication: August 6th 2012 by Crimson RomanceGenre: Erotic / Contemporary RomanceIn Prague, Laura feels that she has met her soulmate. Yet how can her soul merge with the son of a Nazi?After being passed over for a promotion at a Chicago advertising agency, Laura cashes in her stock options, quits her job, and moves to Prague. There, she begins an erotic romance with Byron, only to discover that he is German and his father was in the Hitler Youth. As an observant Jew, Laura has deep misgivings Read more [...]

Review: Chase in Shadow by Amy Lane

Categories: 3 butterflies, adult romance, contemporary, hot romance, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review
Chase in ShadowBy Amy LaneEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished February 24th 2012 by Dreamspinner Press (first published February 23rd 2012)Genre: MxM Adult Contemporary RomanceSource: netgalleyChase Summers: Golden boy. Beautiful girlfriend, good friends, and a promising future. Nobody knows the real Chase.Chase Summers has a razor blade to his wrist and the smell of his lover’s goodbye clinging to his skin. He has a door in his heart so frightening he’d rather die than open it, and the lies he’s used to block it shut are thinning with every Read more [...]

Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, Katie McGarry, netgalley, RBR, review, teen romance, ya
Pushing the LimitsBy Katie McGarryEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackExpected publication: July 31st 2012 by Harlequin TeenGenre: YA ContemporarySource: netgalley"I won't tell anyone, Echo. I promise." Noah tucked a curl behind my ear. It had been so long since someone touched me like he did. Why did it have to be Noah Hutchins? His dark brown eyes shifted to my covered arms. "You didn't do that-did you? It was done to you?" No one ever asked that question. They stared. They whispered. They laughed. But they never asked. "An edgy romance that Read more [...]

Did Not Finish: Another Broken Wizard by Colin Dodds

Categories: Colin Dodds, contemporary, did not finish, fiction, RBR, review
Another Broken WizardBy Colin DoddsEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished August 8th 2011 by Createspace (first published July 29th 2011)Genre: Contemporary FictionSource: review copyAnother Broken Wizard is the story of Jim Monaghan, who really didn't want to go back to Worcester. But unemployment and his father's open-heart surgery forced his hand. Tending to his father and embarking on an ICU romance in the day, Jim seeks out his childhood best friend, Joe Rousseau. But Joe has problems with a local gang, and his plan to resolve the matter only Read more [...]

Review: Bound Temptations by Shiloh Walker

Categories: 5 butterflies, contemporary, erotica, hot romance, netgalley, power-play (light), RBR, review, Shiloh Walker
Bound TemptationsBy Shiloh WalkerEditions: paperbackPublished May 1st 2012 by Hydra PublicationsGenre: Erotica, Hot RomanceSource: netgalleyPrint edition of two previously released ebooks, TEMPT ME and BEG METEMPT MEShe’s a temptation he can’t resist…Roxanne ‘Rocki’ Monroe’s life is full of secrets and hidden heartaches. Cole Stanton would love to heal her pain and chase away the ghosts of her past, but she’s just a complication he doesn’t have room for in his life.Or so he thinks.It doesn’t take Cole long to realize he’s more Read more [...]

Review: American Idol by S.C. Hayden

Categories: contemporary, did not finish, fiction, RBR, review, S.C. Hayden
American Idolby S.C. Hayden Editions: ebook, paperbackFirst published April 2nd 2011)Source: review copyIn a twisted yet somehow familiar version of America where militias, doomsday cults and self proclaimed Prophets are as commonplace as gas stations and fast food restaurants, The American Idol Company is born. After outraging millions across the world and coming dangerously close to starting World War Three, The American Idol Company is poised to become the next great religion, but the looming threat of disaster is never far behind.Their goal: Read more [...]