The Little Shop of Hopes and Dreams by Fiona Harper

A romance novel based around proposals, weddings and a New Year kiss, The Little Shop of Hopes and Dreams by Fiona Harper has a plot full of complications, secrets and unexpected love. The book opens with Nicole Harrison and her two friends, Penny and Mia, enjoying a fancy dress New Year’s Eve party. After drinking a few too many cocktails, uptight Nicole is challenged to flirt with a handsome man across the room, sharing a steamy midnight kiss before she disappears into the night. Although she promised to call him,…

Yours for Christmas by Susan Mallery

In another Christmas romance set in the town of Fool’s Gold, Yours for Christmas by Susan Mallery takes a pair who never thought they’d find love again and brings them together in a Christmassy union. Kenny Scott is a former NFL player who has moved to Fool’s Gold after retiring from his professional career. He is content to go about his business and embrace the peaceful atmosphere of the town, but he hadn’t counted on meeting Bailey Voss, the attractive redhead who works for the mayor. Despite his growing connection…

Once Upon a Christmas

[color-box]Once Upon A Christmas by Sarah Morgan Mills & Boon (Oct 2012), Paperback: 379 pages, Contemporary Romance Website • Goodreads • Amazon UK / US Rating: [/color-box] Once Upon A Christmas is a deliciously cosy Christmas romance, which hits the spot perfectly if you want to sink into an easy holiday romance. Split into two parts, you get two romances for the price of one, set in the pretty Lake District. The first story follows single Mum and doctor, Bryony, whose daughter, Lizzie has written a letter to Santa asking for…


[color-box]The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins Harlequin (27 Aug 2013), Ebook: 400 pages, Contemporary Romance Website • Goodreads • Amazon UK / US Rating: [/color-box] Lucy Lang’s life is not going to plan. Rocked by the death of her beloved husband Jimmy, she’s veered off the fast track to a promising career as a patissiere and fallen into the bosom of her boisterous mother and aunts- all widows themselves. Baking bread for her family’s business isn’t much of a life, but at least it fits in with Lucy’s erratic sleep schedule –…

The Mistress UK cover

Since the cliff-hanger at the end of the previous novel, The Prince, I have been dying to see how Reisz intended to resolve what has come to be one of my favourite series in the last year. True, she doesn’t hold back, and this book is a hell of a ride, but it did not meet the dizzying heights of the previous instalments. The Mistress opens not long after the end of The Prince, with Nora kidnapped by an old acquaintance of Soren and Kingsley. This acquaintance has a score…


REVIEW: Dirty by Megan Hart


I started reading Megan Hart a couple of months ago, when I came across her erotic horror serial The Resurrected. I wondered how on earth two such different genres would work, but they really did. This was down to Hart’s great writing style which I instantly fell in love with. I’d heard a lot about her erotic romances, so thought I’d try one out. Dirty was a completely addictive read. From the outset I was immersed in Elle’s life. I did find that there was a bit too much sex and…


REVIEW: The Prince by Tiffany Reisz

The Prince (UK Cover)

Warning: contains spoilers for first two novels in series Having finished The Angel, I moved quickly on to The Prince, desperate to find out where the numerous loose plotlines would go. However, while I expected this to concentrate on the blossoming romance between Nora and Wes, I was pleasantly surprised that in fact the majority of the book was about the complex and extremely dark relationship between Soren and Kingsley, the King of Kink. And when I say dark, I mean DARK! As reader, I could only watch helplessly as the…


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