Capture the Crown (Gargoyle Queen #1) by Jennifer Estep – Review

capture-the-crown-by-jennifer-estep-www.lovelyloveday.com_Capture the Crown (Gargoyle Queen #1) by Jennifer Estep – Bestselling author Jennifer Estep returns to her Crown of Shards world with an all-new trilogy and a bold new heroine who protects her kingdom from magic, murder, and mayhem by moonlighting as a spy.

Gemma Ripley has a reputation for being a pampered princess who is more interested in pretty gowns, sparkling jewelry, and other frivolous things than learning how to rule the kingdom of Andvari. But her carefully crafted persona is just an act to hide the fact that Gemma is a powerful mind magier—and a spy. Continue reading

Too Good to Be Real by Melonie Johnson – Review

Too Good to Be Real by Melonie Johnson – She plans to prove there’s a dozen reasons why life isn’t like a romantic comedy, only to discover the one reason it is…

While her friends wish for meet cutes worthy of their favorite rom-coms, Julia is ready to give up on love. Swiping right has replaced getting swept off your feet and good old-fashioned romance has become, well, old-fashioned. Continue reading

Never Fall for Your Fiancée (The Merriwell Sisters #1) by Virginia Heath – Review

never-fall-for-your-fiancee-by-virginia-heath-www.lovelyloveday.com_Never Fall for Your Fiancée (The Merriwell Sisters #1) by Virginia Heath – The first in a new historical rom-com series, a handsome earl hires a fake fiancée to keep his matchmaking mother at bay, but hilarity ensues when love threatens to complicate everything.

The last thing Hugh Standish, Earl of Fareham, ever wants is a wife. Unfortunately for him, his mother is determined to find him one, even from across the other side of the ocean. So, Hugh invents a fake fiancée to keep his mother’s matchmaking ways at bay. But when Hugh learns his interfering mother is on a ship bound for England, he realizes his complicated, convoluted but convenient ruse is about to implode. Until he collides with a beautiful woman, who might just be the miracle he needs. Continue reading

To Tempt a Scandalous Lord (Once Upon a Scandal #4) by Liana De la Rosa – Review

To Tempt a Scandalous Lord (Once Upon A Scandal, #4)To Tempt a Scandalous Lord (Once Upon a Scandal #4) by Liana De la Rosa – Alicia Lindsay, the dowager Countess Lindsay, has spent her life under the dominion of men— leered at yes, but ultimately silenced and cast aside. But widowhood has granted her the freedom to voice her critiques against injustices in articles that have enraptured the nation. Resolved to bring about political change, Alicia’s investigation of the newest party candidates leads her to the captivating, hardheaded Lord Inverray. She’s unprepared when he proves to be not only charming but chivalrous when a slight wardrobe malfunction—with all eyes of the ton upon them—forces her to accept his proposal. Now she’s keeping a huge secret from her soon-to-be-husband. Continue reading

A Duke in Time (The Widow Rules #1) by Janna MacGregor – Review

a-duke-in-time-book-coverA Duke in Time (The Widow Rules #1) by Janna MacGregor – Get ready for lost wills, broody dukes, and scorching hot kissing all over London in A Duke in Time by Janna MacGregor.

Katherine Vareck is in for the shock of her life when she learns upon her husband Meri’s accidental death that he had married two other women. Her entire business, along with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be a royal supplier, is everything she’s been working for and now could be destroyed if word leaks about the three wives.

Meri’s far more upstanding brother, Christian, Duke of Randford has no earthly clue how to be of assistance. He spent the better part of his adult years avoiding Meri and the rest of his good-for-nothing family, so to be dragged back into the fold is…problematic. Even more so is the intrepid and beautiful Katherine, whom he cannot be falling for because she’s Meri’s widow. Or can he? Continue reading

The Devil and the Heiress (The Gilded Age Heiresses #2) by Harper St. George – Review

the-devil-and-the-heiress-book-coverThe Devil and the Heiress (The Gilded Age Heiresses #2) by Harper St. George – Sparks fly when a runaway heiress bargains with a devilish rogue to escape a marriage of convenience.

No one would guess that beneath Violet Crenshaw’s ladylike demeanor lies the heart of a rebel. American heiresses looking to secure English lords must be on their best behavior, but Violet has other plans. She intends to flee London and the marriage her parents have arranged to become a published author–if only the wickedly handsome earl who inspired her most outrageously sinful character didn’t insist on coming with her. Continue reading

Cowboy Fire (Smokin’ Hot Cowboys #8) by Kim Redford

Cowboy FireCowboy Fire (Smokin’ Hot Cowboys #8) by Kim Redford – This cowboy is more than just a perfect face…

Violet Ashwood arrives in Wildcat Bluff County with one agenda: convince the hunky Mr. July from the Wildcat Bluff Fire Rescue’s annual benefit calendar to be the face–and body–of her new lonely hearts online dating service. She didn’t count on his firm refusal, nor did she count on seeing him again. Until she discovers he’s her new landlord. Continue reading

Hard Sell (Jade Harbour Capital #1) by Hudson Lin

Hard Sell (Jade Harbour Capital, #1)Hard Sell (Jade Harbour Capital #1) by Hudson Lin – One night wasn’t enough.

Danny Yip walks into every boardroom with a plan. His plan for struggling tech company WesTec is to acquire it, shut it down, and squeeze the last remaining revenue out of it for his Jade Harbour Capital portfolio. But he didn’t expect his best friend’s younger brother—the hottest one-night stand he ever had—to be there.

Tobin Lok has always thought the world of Danny. He’s funny, warm, attractive—and totally out of Tobin’s league. Now, pitted against Danny at work, Tobin might finally get a chance to prove he’s more than just Wei’s little brother. Continue reading

The Promised Queen (Forgotten Empires #3) by Jeffe Kennedy – Review

The Promised Queen (Forgotten Empires, #3)The Promised Queen (Forgotten Empires #3) by Jeffe Kennedy – In The Promised Queen, the thrilling finale to Jeffe Kennedy’s Forgotten Empires trilogy, the fate of the world hangs in the balance as Con, Lia, and their allies sacrifice everything in a final bid to destroy the corrupt empire.

Claim the hand that wears the ring, and the empire falls. Conrí, former Crown Prince of Oriel, claimed the hand that wears the Abiding Ring, but the prophecy remains unfulfilled. Queen Euthalia of Calanthe returned to her island kingdom, but broken in mind and body. With the blood of war unleashing ancient terrors, Calanthe isn’t the haven it once was. Continue reading