Contemporary Romance, Holiday

A Gentleman for Christmas by Prescott Lane

Jax is part of a group of friends that have been together since childhood. For as long as he can remember, it’s been Maci & Malcolm and Luke & Skylar and him. But before there was Luke & Skylar, it was Jax & Skylar as best friends. Now she’s back home in Florida for Christmas,… Continue reading A Gentleman for Christmas by Prescott Lane

Contemporary Romance, Holiday

A Christmas Miracle for the Doctor by Victoria James

Addie Mayberry left her job as a head librarian to open a children’s bookstore and she’s turned it into something magical. When 8-year old Bella Barrett wanders into the store, she and Addie develop an immediate bond. Her father, Drew Barrett, a highly successful surgeon, recently relocated to Shadow Creek, returning to his hometown to… Continue reading A Christmas Miracle for the Doctor by Victoria James

Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance

Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe by Abbie Williams

I began this series some time ago and recently finished. I was captivated by the first book, drawn to this family of extraordinary women.   It’s bad enough to find out your husband is cheating but to catch him in the act is pretty painful. Joelle Gordon stuck it out for a few months after… Continue reading Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe by Abbie Williams

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

Consumed by J. R. Ward

This story is preceded by two novellas that are important to read prior to starting this one. The backstories matter.     It’s been ten months since the fire that injured Anne Ashburn and ended her career as a firefighter with the New Brunswick 499 Engine Company. She’s now an arson investigator and trying to… Continue reading Consumed by J. R. Ward

Contemporary Romance

Coming Soon! A Gentleman for Christmas by Prescott Lane

I’ve made no secret that this author is a favorite so I’m excited that she’s written a Christmas story and I get to read and review it! Coming November 26.   Some say “chivalry is dead.” I don’t think so.  Most women I know like a gentleman. Protective, opens doors, treats women with respect, typically… Continue reading Coming Soon! A Gentleman for Christmas by Prescott Lane

Contemporary Romance

The Wedding From Hell: The Rehearsal Dinner & The Reception by J. R. Ward

These two novellas are a prelude to Consumed, the first book in the new Firefighters series, coming soon to the Blue Mood Cafe!     Interesting prelude to the series. Anne Ashburn and Danny Maguire are both firefighters in the same company, now having to be part of the wedding party for Moose Miller, his best… Continue reading The Wedding From Hell: The Rehearsal Dinner & The Reception by J. R. Ward

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Calling Hazel Bradford a free spirit is an understatement of an understatement. She’s impulsive, lacks verbal filters and reflects her personality in her design choices. When she first met Josh Im in college, she was awed by him but their first encounter was memorable for all the wrong reasons. It’s now ten years later and… Continue reading Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

One Perfect Kiss by Jaci Burton

  High school teacher Josie Barnes and the school’s football coach Zach Powers have known each other for a while now since they socialize with the same group of friends. They’ve subtly flirted at parties but haven’t gone beyond those interactions. When Josie hands out failing grades to some of his players, Zach initiates their… Continue reading One Perfect Kiss by Jaci Burton

Contemporary Romance

The Sex Bucket List by Prescott Lane

  Emerson Baker is a PR and Marketing exec for her family-owned private commuter airline and a divorced mother of three. She's really not moved on emotionally since her divorce and her ex keeps sending her mixed signals. When she comes across the sex bucket list she and her two friends created on a buzzed… Continue reading The Sex Bucket List by Prescott Lane