RaveBooklistMemorable characters and fun, if fraught, dialogue make the highly anticipated second book in romance star Jenkins’ Women Who Dare series a refreshing and keenly innovative historical romance. Readers will be clamoring for more well-researched and inclusive love stories featuring strong women in the American West.
PositiveBooklistThe love between Leeds and Willow has a very appealing, slow build, while the many plot turns will keep readers guessing through to the shocking resolution.
PositiveBooklist... steamy and intelligent ... Academia is vividly portrayed, and readers will await the next book from Williams, a talented debut author and a PhD herself.
PositiveBooklistDebut romance writer Danan’s fun characters each gain the courage to move out from others’ wrong and damaging expectations in a very appealing, unique forced-proximity love story. With humor and style reminiscent of Christie Craig or Susan Elizabeth Phillips, newcomer Danan is definitely an author to keep tabs on.
RaveBooklistDaria has created extremely smart and appealing characters, and the scenes of their shooting the show are delicious fun. Fans of Susan Elizabeth Philips will enjoy the humor and chemistry Daria whips up.
PositiveBooklistIn her second Modern Love novel...Rai dramatizes what happens when a viral meet-cute story goes awry ... Rai’s lovely, slow-building romance between the very appealing Katrina and Jasvinder will delight readers.
PositiveBooklistReaders will be very satisfied with the ending of Shalvis’ latest enjoyable Wildstone story, following Rainy Day Friends (2018).
Lyssa Kay Adams
PositiveBooklistThere’s plenty of humor in Adams’ modern take on Cyrano de Bergerac, though both Gavin and Thea have to acknowledge their past mistakes and make changes before they can move forward. The supporting cast is as interesting as the struggling couple, including their precocious daughters, Thea’s sister, and Gavin’s clever friends. Readers will look forward to more books in the Bromance Book Club series after this promising start.
RaveBooklistDays away from being executed for a murder he didn’t commit, wealthy banker Quinn Wentworth tries to do good. He helps feed others in prison and agrees to marry Jane, a pregnant widow, so that her future is secure. Then, at the last moment, he is saved by being identified as a duke ... Burrowes offers a fun and provocative new premise, along with her trademark intelligent heroine and hero, as she kicks off the Rogues to Riches series.
PositiveBooklistCooking at the lodge over the summer in the tiny, remote town of Ponder, Alaska, changed Josie’s life. She enjoyed making meals for the locals and visitors and going for walks with the handsome Palmer, but she must catch the last boat to Seattle before fall and her awaiting chef position. When Palmer proposes, she is so surprised and disoriented, she misses the boat. She is able to get a plane a few weeks later, but by then she realizes that she is in love with Palmer, and they grow ever-closer during their extra time ... Macomber’s descriptions of the Alaskan town and Josie’s culinary adventures add fascinating details to this thoroughly charming holiday romance.