Category Archives: romance

Review: Surrender to the Roman by Marty Kindall Chester

Categories: 2 butterflies, historical, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
Surrender to the Roman by Marty Kindall ChesterEditions: ebookPublished April 9th 2012 by Carina PressSource: netgalleyAs the Romans storm the last stronghold of Dacia, Princess Ademeni awaits her fate. Taken as a slave, she is deposited into General Marcus Cordovis's home as a gift. Driven to avenge her family, Ademeni plots to kill her captor and escape. Though not the cruel victor she expects, Marcus keeps her too close to make escape easy-so close that Ademeni is soon tormented by an unbidden, traitorous attraction. In a moment of weakness, Read more [...]

Review: Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

Categories: 5 butterflies, curses, historical, Leanna Renee Hieber, Magic Most Foul series, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, review, romance, ROMR, ya
Darker Still (Magic Most Foul #1)by Leanna Renee Hieber;Editions: ebook, paperback;Published November 8th 2011 by Sourcebooks Fire;Source: own copyI was obsessed.It was as if he called to me, demanding I reach out and touch the brushstrokes of color swirled onto the canvas. It was the most exquisite portrait I'd ever seen--everything about Lord Denbury was unbelievable...utterly breathtaking and eerily lifelike.There was a reason for that. Because despite what everyone said, Denbury never had committed suicide. He was alive. Trapped within his golden Read more [...]

Review: Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

Categories: 5 butterflies, Aimee Carter, Goddess Test series, mythology, netgalley, RBR, review, romance, ya
Goddess Interruptedby Aimee Carter;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished March 27th 2012 by HarlequinTeenSource: netgalleyKate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life with Henry in the Underworld, she'll have to fight for it.Becoming immortal wasn't supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she's as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he's becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate's coronation, Henry is abducted by Read more [...]

Review: A Light on the Veranda by Ciji Ware

Categories: 3 butterflies, Ciji Ware, contemporary, ghosts, historical, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, re-published, review, romance
A Light on the Verandaby Ciji WareEditions: paperback, ebookPublished March 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published 2001)Source: netgalleyYears after leaving the South, Daphne Duvallon returns to Natchez, Mississippi, for her brother's wedding. But she has a rendezvous with destiny, meeting Simon Hopkins, a nature photographer with a dark side of his own. Daphne finally knows what she wants--until the shadows from another life threaten to destroy her only real chance at happiness.~ Goodreads BlurbThis was really cool to read! Different, Read more [...]

Review: Spellbound ( #Spellbound #1 ) by Cara Lynn Shultz

Categories: 4 butterflies, Cara Lynn Shultz, paranormal, review, romance, ROMR, Spellbound series, urban fantasy, witches, ya
Spellboundby Cara Lynn Shultz;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished June 21st 2011 by Harlequin TeenSource: own copyWhat's a girl to do when meeting The One means she's cursed to die a horrible death?Life hasn't been easy on sixteen-year-old Emma Connor, so a new start in New York may be just the change she needs. But the posh Upper East Side prep school she has to attend? Not so much. Friendly faces are few and far between, except for one that she's irresistibly drawn to—Brendan Salinger, the guy with the rock-star good looks and the richest kid Read more [...]

Review: Ink by Isabelle Rowan @dsp_mm_romance

Categories: 3 butterflies, Isabelle Rowan, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, vampires
Inkby Isabelle RowanEditions: paperback, ebookPublished December 12th 2011 by Dreamspinner Press (first published December 1st 2011)Source: NetGalleyRoman centurion Dominic drew his last human breath during the time of Hadrian. In the centuries since, he’s seen much of the world change around him, but the vampire finds himself held captive in Melbourne, Australia, by his fascination with young, passionate, fun-loving, and alive tattoo artist Michael Chapman. Unable to resist the lure of Michael’s beauty, Dominic finds himself entering the parlor Read more [...]