Category Archives: contemporary

Review: Romancing the Holiday by Jaci Burton, HelenKay Dimon, Christi Barth and Angela James (Edior)

Categories: 3 butterflies, adult, Angela James, anthology, arc, Christi Barth, contemporary, HelenKay Dimon, Jaci Burton, long novella, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
Romancing the Holiday (Holloway #3)By Jaci Burton, HelenKay Dimon, Christi Barth and Angela James (Edior)Editions: ebookPublished: December 3rd 2012 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Contemporary / Romance / AnthologySource: NetGalleyWe wish you a merry Christmas…and a happily ever after!A memorable three-night stand gets rekindled in a cabin in West Virginia. An office romance is sparked by an impulsive holiday kiss. And two best friends scout locations for a marriage proposal and discover that they make a perfect match. 'Tis the season for laughter, Read more [...]

Review: Red Hot Holiday (Red Hot Holiday) by Anne Calhoun, K.A. Mitchell, Leah Braemel and Angela James (Editor)

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, Angela James, Annie Calhoun, anthology, arc, contemporary, hot romance, K.A. Mitchell, Leah Braemel, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, power-play (light), RBR, review
Red Hot HolidayBy Annie Calhoun, K.A. Mitchell, Leah Braemel, Angela James (Editor)Editions: ebookExpected publication December 3rd 2012 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {hot} Source: NetGalleyI’ll be home for Christmas…to fulfill all your dreams.This holiday, a Mountie is determined to get her man. A widow finds a fireman who ignites her passions again. And two men unsure of their commitment discover a happily ever after—and a blindfold—under their tree. No matter your desires, this collection of three shorts is bound Read more [...]

Review: Men of Smithfield: Seth and David by L.B. Gregg

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, contemporary, hot romance, L.B. Gregg, lgbt, m/m, Men of Smithfield series, netgalley, novella, RBR, review, romance
Men of Smithfield: Seth and David (Men of Smithfield #2)By L.B. GreggEditions: ebookPublished: October 15th 2012 by Carina Press (first published May 2nd 2009)Genre: Adult MxM Contemporary / Romance {hot}Source: NetGalleyHe's everything I've never wanted -- too young, too weird, too wild.I wasn't impressed that I had to get my weekly massage from a guy with a toe ring. But when I discovered David Cooke's skills as a masseur were literally orgasmic, I couldn't stop thinking about him and his amazing hands, day and night. Especially at night.He's Read more [...]

Guest Post: Before and Ever Since by Sharla Lovelace + Giveaway

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, Lit Connect book tours, romance, Sharla Lovelace
Before and Ever SinceBy Sharla LovelaceEditions: ebbok, paperbackPublished November 6th 2012 by Berkley TradeGenre: Adult Contemporary / RomanceEmily Lockwood, your past is showing.Emily Lockwood has been sitting on a secret for so long, and buried so deep that she really doesn’t even think of it anymore. Why should she? She has a successful career, an ex-husband who rarely tests her patience, a mother who usually does, and a stubbornly independent grown daughter. Everything is fine, just another crazy kind of normal.Until Ben Landry comes back Read more [...]

Review: The Flesh Cartel #2: Auction by Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi Belleau

Categories: 4 butterflies, abuse, contemporary, drama, Heidi Belleau, incest, lgbt, long novella, m/m, non-con, Rachel Haimowitz, RBR, review, slavery, The Flesh Cartel series, thriller
The Flesh Cartel #2: Auction (The Flesh Cartel #2)By Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi BelleauEditions: ebookPublished November 5th 2012 by Riptide PublishingGenre: Adult MxM / Contemporary / AbuseSource: NetGalleyIn episode two of The Flesh Cartel, the dark purpose behind Mat and Dougie Carmichael’s abduction is revealed. Though Dougie is protected from the worst of the guards’ brutality, he’s disgusted to find himself halfway to broken—despairing of escape and terrified of pain. Mat holds onto hope despite repeated rapes and beatings, but threats Read more [...]

Guest Post: Dream Cast for Hidden Salem from Writing Board by Kiki Howell + Giveaway

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, Kiki Howell, paranormal, romantic suspense
Hidden SalemBy Kiki HowellEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished October 15th 2012 by Mitchell Morris Publishing (first published April 15th 2012)Genre: Contemporary / Paranormal / Romantic SuspenseIntuition alone brought Makayla to Salem, Ma in search of a story, but her research has her confronting more than she bargained for. With her empathic gifts stronger in Witch City, she physically suffers, landing her literally unconscious in the arms of both Noah Ayers, local cop and Dylan Baines, local history teacher. Yet, it is Lauri, a witch who owns Read more [...]