Category Archives: contemporary

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 [...]

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 [...]