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Genre: Romantic Suspense

Series: Washington Memorial Hospital, #1

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher

  • Series: Washington Memorial Hospital (Book 1)
  • Publisher: Lisa Eugene
  • Publishing Date:  January 13, 2014
  • Sold by:  Amazon Digital Services, Inc
  • Language: English



Conservative Emergency Room Physician, Nina Henley has always followed the rules. Her life has been dictated by her unwavering commitment to medicine. Wade Connolly, renowned medical malpractice attorney and ‘New York’s sexiest bachelor’ enters her life and challenges her with his bold sexuality and intense passion. One look into his gorgeous blue eyes and Nina is forced to acknowledge needs that have long been repressed. When she becomes involved in Wade’s perilous malpractice case she realizes that she is at risk for not only heartbreak, but betrayal as everything she’s worked so hard for is threatened. Will Wade’s passion and love be enough to save her or will she lose everything…including her life?
Strictly Business by Lisa Eugene is the first of three books in her Washington Memorial series.  It is not necessary to read the books in order.  Strictly Business is a fast paced, super hot, romantic suspense that has a medical background.
Strictly Business is the story of Nina Henley, an ER doctor who is committed to her job and to helping others.  While on duty in the ER, she has Wade Connolly as a patient.  Wade is titled as “New York’s Sexiest Bachelor.”  He is also a renowned medical malpractice lawyer.  The sparks between the Nina and Wade occur instantly almost cause the ER to combust!
This book is filled with plenty of sizzling encounters between the physician and the handsome lawyer.  It does, however, have a great storyline as Nina becomes involved in one of Wade’s malpractice cases.  Life-threatening incidents occur that keep the suspense flowing and the pages turning.  This book is hard to put down!
Strictly Business is fast paced and abounding with intrigue and passion.  If you love romantic suspense, you must read Strictly Business and the others in the Washington Memorial Hospital series.  #1 Strictly Business, #2 Steal My Heart, and #3 Surrender My Love.
Received for an honest review.
REVIEWED BY:  Molly Waters, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More


Meet the Earl at MidnightMEET THE EARL AT MIDNIGHT


Genre: Historical Romance (Georgan)

Series: Midnight Meetings #1

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher


  • Series: Midnight Meetings (Book 1)
  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (May 6, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402294271
  • ISBN-13: 978-1402294273



It’s going to take a Beast to tame this Beauty 

The Enigma Earl. The Lord Phantom. That’s what the gossip pages call Lord Greenwich, a mysterious nobleman who doesn’t show his face in London Society. With a reputation like that, it’s no wonder that Lydia Montgomery is horrified to be dragged from bed and packed off to live with him to save her mother from penury.

While Lydia has received all of the training a lady should endure, she’s decidedly un-ladylike. She despises her corset and isn’t interested in marriage; in fact, she would prefer to remain unmarried so that she can spend her time improving her art. But if she wants a chance at happiness, she’ll have to set aside her fear of Lord Greenwich and discover the man hiding behind the beast.

MEET THE EARL AT MIDNIGHT by Gina Conkle is a unique Georgian Historical Romance set in 1768 England. #1 in the “Midnight Meetings” series. What a beginning!  A new and unique take on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. A beautiful, romantic tale of love, passion, secrets, beastly reputations, scandal, and happiness.
This is the tale of Lydia Montgomery and  Earl Edward Greenwich and a meeting at midnight. Edward, is disfigured, Lydia, has such un-lady like behavior, but she is determined to tame the Phantom of London, one way or the other.
Fast paced and filled with intrigue, passion, and romance. Can Lydia and Edward overcome their stubbornness and find their HEA? You must read MEET THE EARL AT MIDNIGHT, you will not be disappointed. Wickedly delicious! Received for an honest review.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More




Genre: Historical Romance.Romantic Mystery(Georgian)

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • Print Length: 178 pages
  • Publisher: Entangled: Scandalous (August 12, 2013)
  • Language: English

Book Description *Amazon*


August 12, 2013


A Perennial Wallflower…
When Mira Fitzhenry’s guardian arranges her engagement to one of the most scandalous lords to ever grace the peerage, all of society is abuzz. After all, the man has left a trio of dead young women in his wake, including his first fiancée. But Mira doesn’t see a killer in Nicholas’s moonlight eyes, and she resolves to find the real murderer before the wedding.
A Gothic Villain…
Expecting to scare the chit away within five minutes of meeting him, scarred and brooding Nicholas, the Viscount Ashfield, is intrigued by Mira’s tenacious resolve to prove his innocence. She’s not put off by his imposing appearance, but his family’s dark secrets mean he cannot let her get close.

As the wedding approaches, Nicholas and Mira grow ever closer, yet so does the danger.Will the truth bring Nicholas and Mira together or tear their love apart?


ONCE UPON A WALLFLOWER by Wendy Lyn Watson is an exciting Georgian era Historical Romance/ Romantic Mystery set in 1809 England. Fast paced filled with action,mystery,murder and intrigue. When you think you know who the culprit is you are presented with another possibility. Keeps you guessing until the end, An on the edge of your seat Georgian era mystery with a bit of romance included in the mix. A quick read full of possibilities. Well written with intrigue and romance. The characters are charismatic and engaging. A must read for anyone who enjoys mystery, romance and intrigue and of course the Georgian era. I absolutely loved it!! Received for an honest review from the publisher.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More




Genre: Erotic Historical Romance (Georgian)

Series: Georgian

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • ISBN-13: 9780758290410
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012

*Barnes & Nobles*

The longer the resistance…

Seven years ago, on the eve of her wedding, proper Lady Jessica Sheffield witnessed a licentious scene no innocent young miss could imagine. Shocked, yet strangely titillated, she’d held her silence regarding scandalous Alistair Caulfield, and walked down the aisle as expected. But through years of serene, unremarkable marriage, Caulfield’s image remained burned into her imagination, fueling very illicit dreams. . .

…the sweeter the reward

Alistair ran far from the temptation of the prim debutante with the fire of passion in her eyes—all the way to the West Indies. As a successful merchant, he has little in common with the rakehell youth she knew. But when newly widowed Jessica steps aboard his ship for a transatlantic passage, seven years’ worth of denied pleasures are held in check by nothing more than a few layers of silk—and the certainty that surrender will consume them both. . .


SEVEN YEARS TO SIN by Sylvia Day is an exciting Erotic Georgian Historical Romance. “The book that inspired Bared to You-Sylvia Day”. What a wonderful story. The scandalous Alistair Caulfield,and the Lady Jessica Sheffield have sparks that fly,but Lady Jessica is a prim debutante. Seven years later however, she is a new widow and all bets are off. While, a young Alistair was forced to sale his body to make ends meet and help his family, a young Lady Jessica watched in awe as his passion sparked another. Seven years later….again they meet. Two souls tortured from their past, filled with passion that only takes a spark to ignite,soon find their place in life and their happiness as well as a unforgettable passion. Filled with a bit of intrigue,lots of passion,family,and love. Ms. Day has yet again written an Erotic romance that makes the pages sizzle,the characters come to life,and the chemistry unforgettable. She is truly a mistress in the erotic historical genre. Well written with vivid descriptions and engaging,charming characters. The sensual scenes are,what can I say…passionate,sizzling and down right hot. A must read for any historical romance reader. The story behind the story is awesome! Received for an honest review from the publisher.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More


Don't Tempt Me (Brava Historical Romance)



Genre: Erotic Historical Romance (Georgian era)

Series: Georgian series #4

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher

  • Paperback: 295 pages
  • Publisher: Brava; Reissue edition (January 29, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0758290454
  • ISBN-13: 978-0758290458

Book Description(Amazon)

January 29, 2013 Georgian
SOMETIMES TEMPTATION… A hardened mercenary as adept in bed as in battle, Simon Quinn can have any woman he wants, but he prefers those who know the rules of the game. That way it’s easier to leave them behind… CAN’T BE AVOIDED But Lysette Rousseau is one female he can’t figure out. Beautiful, sensual, seductive, she should be the perfect match for Simon, yet something about her ties him in knots. Bold and manipulative one time, sweetly innocent the next, she is an enigma bound to bring trouble… impossible to resist. Praise for Sylvia Day and her novels “Bared to You obliterates the competition… unique and unforgettable.” — Joyfully Reviewed “The undisputed mistress of tender, erotic romance.” — Teresa Medeiros “Boldly passionate, scorchingly sexy.” — Booklist on The Stranger I Married

–This text refers to the MP3 CD edition.

DON’T TEMPT ME by Sylvia Day is an exciting Georgian Erotic Historical Romance set in 1757 Paris, France. #4 in the “Georgian”series, but can be read as a stand alone. See,”Ask for It”,” Passion for the Game”,and “A Passion for Him”.Re-issue from 2008.  “Don’t Tempt Me” is the story of Simon Quinn,a spy and mercenary and Lynette Baillon,who has lost her twin sister. Filled with danger,secrets,deceit,lies,vengeance,passion,and love. Lynette’s twin sister,Lysette has been dead for two years,or so her family believes. Lysette Rousseau ,is a hired assassin,who lost her memory two years ago.Ms. Day has carefully woven subplots of Lysette and Edward James, as well as the story of Simon and Lynette, and the twins mother, Marguerite,her ex-lover, the Marquess of Saint-Martin,and her husband De Grenier. Brilliant plot with engaging characters. Fast paced. A true page turner. I enjoyed not only the characters as the truth unfolds,but the plot of taming an assassin and a mercenary. Powerful story of how love can save even the most wicked,as is not what it seems and the betrayal of one you trust. While, this title is listed as Erotic,the sensual part was not over the top. If you enjoy historical,the Georgian era,romance,and the power of love you don’t want to mess “Don’t Tempt Me”. A must read! I have enjoyed this series and can’t wait to read the next installment. Ms. Day pulls her readers into the story and holds them there. Recieved for an honest review from the publisher.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, (Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More)


The Second Seduction of a LadyTHE SECOND SEDUCTION OF A LADY


Genre: Historical Romance(Georgian England)


Series: The Wild Quartet #0.5

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • Mass Market Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse (November 27, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062243373
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062243379

Book Description(Amazon)

November 27, 2012

Enter the thrilling, sexy world of GeorgianEngland in this splendid Miranda Neville novella—and catch a glimpse of Caro, the heroine ofThe Importance of Being Wicked,on sale December 2012.

Eleanor Hardwick and Max Quinton shared onenight of incredible passion . . . that was shatteredthe next day, when Eleanor learned of a bet placedby Max’s friends. Now, five years later, Max stillcan’t get Eleanor out of his head or his heart. He hasa single chance to make a second impression—onethat will last forever.


THE SECOND SEDUCTION OF A LADY by Miranda Neville is an exciting Georgian era historical romance set in 1793 England. A novella. #0.5 “Wild Quartet”. The introduction to “Wild Quartet” series. What a beginning! Take a romp through Georgian England. A quick fun read with a bit of drama,lots of passion and love. First love lost than found again. Eleanor Hardwick and Max Quinton have passion,but a bet causes them to lose all. Five years later, love may just be found again for Max and Eleanor,for their passion still alive. A fun read and a great introduction to what looks to be an amazing series. Received for an honest review from the publisher.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR(Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More)

REVIEW~ASK FOR IT by Sylvia Day…

Ask For It



Genre: Erotic Romance (Georgian)

Series: Georgian series #I

Source: Received for an honest review from  the publisher.


*All information and images from the author’s website*

The Georgian Series
November 27, 2012
Trade Paperback
Kensington Brava
ISBN-10: 075829042X
ISBN-13: 978-0758290427
Genre: Historical

Ask For It

England, 1770. Beneath the silk and lace of London society lies a secret, elite organization of spies. Protecting the Crown from its enemies is hazardous, but for Marcus Ashford, protecting his heart from an unyielding passion is the far greater peril…

A matter of dangerous intrigue…

As an agent to the Crown, Marcus Ashford, the Earl of Westfield, has fought numerous sword fights, been shot twice, and dodged more than any man’s fair share of cannon fire. And yet nothing excites him more than the primitive hunger his former fiance, Elizabeth, arouses. Years ago, she’d jilted him for the boyishly charming Lord Hawthorne. But now, the elegant widow is his to defend, and he will do so while tending to her other, more carnal needs, showing her the depth of a real man’s desire…

…and undeniable pleasure

Dangerous secrets led to the murder of Lady Hawthorne’s husband. Secrets she now holds in a diary many would kill to obtain. But to entrust herself to the protection of the most seductive man she’s ever known? Outrageous. Unthinkable. Irresistible. For it was Marcus’s strong passions and burning desire that frightened her into abandoning him years ago…and her answering craving has never waned. Now, he means to be at her service, in every sense. And perhaps the only sensible course isn’t to resist temptation, but to surrender to it completely…

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ASK FOR IT by Sylvia Day is an exciting Georgian Erotic Historical Romance set in 1770 England. #I in the “Georgian” series. What an exciting story of intrigue,mystery,agents of the Crown,passion,and love. Follow, Marcus Ashford, the Earl of Westfield,agent of the Crown and  Lady Elizabeth Hawthorne,an ex-fiancee and the one who shattered Marcus’ heart. This story does have explicit sex scenes including anal play,a bit of bondage,a bit of submission,lots of passion,hence the Erotic romance. But you will not be disappointed in the storyline or the characters. Lady Elizabeth’s life is threaten,Marcus’ heart is threaten and every time Elizabeth finds her heart becoming engaged she runs. A fast paced,non stop action from the first page to the last as secrets are revealed,friendship betrayed,and love blossoms. Of course you do have an attempted murder or two,possible kidnapping and did I mention lust and passion. “Ask For It” is full of sizzling romance,dangerous drama and a tender love story. Don’t get me wrong I adored this story from beginning to end,and crave more,which is why I am after the next in the “Georgian” series. A must read for anyone who enjoys not just the passion in a story but the tender love moments as well as the danger and drama. You will not go wrong with “Ask For It”. Ms. Day is a great storyteller who draws the reader into her character’s lives and plots. I would highly recommend “Ask For It” for Erotic Romance readers,as well as historical readers and those who enjoy the Georgian era. Received for an honest review from the publisher.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR,  My Book  Addiction Reviews





*Description and image from the author’s website*

**The Trouble with Sin (Devilish Vignette #2) is a comic romp that follows on the heels of Devil in the Making. It is also a prequel toJewel of the East ( book #5 in the Devil Devere series)**


Genre: Erotic Historical Romance (Georgian era)

Series: Devilish Vignettes #2

Source: Received for an honest review from the author.

  • Print Length: 79 pages
  • Publisher: Victoria Vane (March 9, 2013)
  • Language: English

The Trouble with Sin … Is the devil within…

Aspiring poet Simon “Sin” Singleton, has lived his life only for larks, laughter, and ladies of easy virtue, eluding defying, and flouting all manner of authority until his impetuous misdeeds finally catch up with him. Having lost his muse, his allowance, and even his friends by edict from a tyrannical father and puritanical mother, Simon is ready to drown himself in drink, until receiving an ingenious proposition that could change everything. 

The wages of Sin is… twenty-five percent of the net!

It seems a fantasy come true when Simon is offered an independent income by combining his two great passions— poetry and lewd women —by writing poetry about lewd women! Unfortunately, maintaining anonymity may be much harder than he thought…


THE DEVIL DEVERE SERIES (in reading order)
A Wild Night’s Bride #1
The Virgin Huntress #2
The Devil You Know #3
The Devil’s Match #4
A Devil’s Touch #4.5
Jewel Of the East #5

PREQUEL VIGNETTES (in reading order)
Devil in the Making #1
The Trouble With Sin #2
Ned’s Folly#3

*What an awesome cover*
The Trouble With Sin by Victoria Vane is an exciting erotic historical romance (Georgian era) set in 1764 London. #2 in the “Devilish Vignettes”,but can be read as a stand alone. See,”Devil in the Making”. A quick,fun read that is bawdy but cute. Simon who is one of the oldest and closest DeVere friends,has his allowance cut off for his distasteful escapades by his father. Now he must earn a living to make up the difference,and keep his style of living. He loves poetry,and women,calls himself a somewhat poet,and writes lewd verses for a bawdy house. What  a whimsical story of ladies of the night,bawdy houses,and lots of lust. Ms. Vane has written  a colorful adventure for the Devilish Vignettes. A must read! She certainly knows how to draw the reader in with her colorful,fun,engaging characters,her intriguing,and entertaining plots. For a bawdy good time,you need to read “The Trouble With Sin”,you will not regret it. I can hardly to see what’s next for this author and to read Simon and Salime’s story.  I would highly recommend this title to anyone who enjoys whimsical stories,quick reads,historical romance,the Georgian era and anyone who enjoys a great read! Received for an honest review from the author.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction Reviews



Genre:Erotic romance vignette (Georgian era) (A Devilish Vignette)

Series: The Devil DeVere #4.5

Source: Received for an honest review from the author.

  • Print Length: 68 pages
  • Publisher: Victoria Vane (February 11, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BF25IS6

(From the author’s website)

A DEVIL’S TOUCH  (The Devil DeVere #4.5) is an erotic romance vignette that can stand alone as a complete story, but also serves to bridge Book #4 THE DEVIL’S MATCH, and my forthcoming Book#5 JEWEL OF THE EAST (Salime and Simon’s story)

In her last month of pregnancy, Diana, Viscountess DeVere, has barely settled into her new life and role as “the devil” DeVere’s wife, when her increasingly restlesss husband receives an urgent summons to London. When Diana inadvertently discovers a message he received from a known courtesan with whom he was formerly linked, she fears her marriage is over before it has begun.


 A DEVIL’S TOUCH by Victoria Vane is an exciting Georgian erotic romance vignette set in 1784 London. Devilish Vignettes. #4.5 in the “Devil DeVere” series,but can be read as a stand alone. A quick fun read! What not to love with the Devilish DeVere and his lovely Diana. With hot,sizzling passion,a wary wife,and passionate love scenes you will not regret picking up “A Devil’s Touch”. DeVere has finally come into his own with the lovely,while a little wary Diana who is very much pregnant.Oh did I mention a bit of misunderstanding. I loved it! A must read for anyone who has been following the DeVere series,enjoy Georgian era romance,HEA endings,and heart pounding passion. Ms. Vane has done it again. She is a wonderful storyteller whose characters are charming,and engaging and her plots are interesting. Received for an honest review from the author.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR,My Book Addiction and More/My Book Addiction Reviews

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