For the Love of April French – Review and Excerpt

For the Love of April FrenchFor the Love of April French by Penny Aimes – April French doesn’t do relationships and she never asks for more.

A long-standing regular at kink club Frankie’s, she’s kind of seen it all. As a trans woman, she’s used to being the scenic rest stop for others on their way to a happily-ever-after. She knows how desire works, and she keeps hers carefully boxed up to take out on weekends only. Continue reading

A Duke Worth Fighting For by Christina – Review

A Duke Worth Fighting For (Isle of Synne, #3)A Duke Worth Fighting For (Isle of Synne, #3) by Christina Brit – To protect the dukedom from an incompetent and greedy cousin, Daniel Hayle, Duke of Carlisle, has promised to find a bride in London this season. But the idea of facing ballrooms and card parties is as intimidating as any battlefield in France, including the fight at Waterloo that left him terribly scarred. Perhaps a month on the Isle of Synne can provide him with the practice necessary to find a wife who can tolerate him enough to give him an heir. Continue reading

All Night Long with a Cowboy (Kittredge Ranch #2) by Caitlin Crews – Review

all-night-long-with-a-cowboy-by-caitlin-crews-www.lovelyloveday.com-1All Night Long with a Cowboy (Kittredge Ranch #2) by Caitlin Crews – One of the most notorious cowboys in Cold River, Jensen Kittredge always has willing women with sweet smiles vying for a place in his bed. So when the prissy high school librarian sidles up to him in the most disreputable bar in town with a scowl on her face, he has no idea what to make of it. Much less the attraction he feels toward the bespectacled creature who wants something from him… but not that. Yet. Continue reading

The Runaway Heiress by Meg Tilly

the-runaway-heiress-by-meg-tilly-www.lovelyloveday.com-1The Runaway Heiress by Meg Tilly – A brave woman on the run from her vindictive husband faces a dangerous path in the thrilling new romantic suspense novel from Oscar-nominated actress Meg Tilly.

Sarah Rainsford has been on the run for more than three years. She’s changed identities yet again in hopes of throwing her violent estranged husband, a police lieutenant, off her trail. Since she’s still legally married to him, and he is willing to bend any laws to get his hands on her inheritance, he’ll stop at nothing to locate her. Continue reading

When a Duke Loves a Governess (Unlikely Duchesses #3) by Olivia Drake – Review

when-a-duke-loves-a-governess-by-olivia-drake-www.lovelyloveday.com_When a Duke Loves a Governess (Unlikely Duchesses #3) by Olivia Drake – A stunning new Regency from beloved author Olivia Drake, When a Duke Loves a Governess…!

Tessa James has worked and planned tirelessly to open her own millinery shop. All she needs now is a loan from the lord who sired and abandoned her. The only problem is, she doesn’t even know his name. What’s a woman to do to find him but enter the aristocratic world by becoming a governess? Continue reading

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