Spotlight & Giveaway: Tremaine’s True Love by Grace Burrowes

Spotlight & Giveaway: Tremaine’s True Love by Grace Burrowes

Posted 28 July, 2015 by polished in Spotlight / 0 Comments

Grace Burrowes, one of my favorite historical romance novelists, and author of such bestsellers as The Heir, The Soldier, Lady Maggie’s Secret Scandal, Lady Sophie’s Christmas Wish and Lady Eve’s Indiscretion, has a new series starting August 4, 2015 with the publication of Tremaine’s True Love.  Read about Grace’s inspiration for her True Gentlemen Series and be sure to check out […]

Spotlight: A Radical Arrangement by Jane Ashford

Spotlight: A Radical Arrangement by Jane Ashford

Posted 21 July, 2015 by polished in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

GIVEAWAY Info: a Rafflecopter giveaway An Excerpt from A Radical Arrangement: Sir Justin Keighley stood in the doorway, looking them over with a slight, satirical curve of his lips. He wore, like the other gentlemen, conventional evening dress, but this superficial similarity was their only common ground. Ralph Mayfìeld, Philip Manningham, the squire, and John […]

Proposing to Preston

Proposing to Preston

Posted 20 July, 2015 by polished in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Thoughts: This is the second book in Katy Regnery’s Winslow Brothers series, which spins off of her English Brothers (Blueberry Lane series), and can enjoyed as a stand alone novel.* *My only question from not having read Bidding on Brooks (Winslow Brothers #1) was how in the Winslow family was so wealthy. There was […]

Trouble on Tap by Avery Flynn

Trouble on Tap by Avery Flynn

Posted 14 July, 2015 by polished in Book Review, New Releases / 0 Comments

My Thoughts: Small town living has many perks – unless you come from a long line of “moonshiners, cattle thieves, and ne-er-do-wells”, then memories are forever and gossip is cruel. The Sweet triplets of Salvation, Virginia have learned this lesson the hard way, and none harder than the youngest and wildest triplet, Olivia. Each sister has […]

Playing with Pleasure by Erika Wilde

Playing with Pleasure by Erika Wilde

Posted 14 July, 2015 by polished in Book Review, New Releases / 0 Comments

My Thoughts: Playing with Pleasure is the second book in Erika Wilde’s series The Players Club. Unfortunately I have not read the first installment, Playing with Temptation (I certainly plan to now. Thanks, Erika – just what I need, another book to add to my TBR pile 😉 ). Paige and Sawyer are friends with […]

Review and Giveaway: Quirks & Kinks by Laurel Ulen Curtis

Review and Giveaway: Quirks & Kinks by Laurel Ulen Curtis

Posted 13 July, 2015 by polished in Book Review, GIVEAWAY, New Releases / 0 Comments

My Thoughts: Base Coat: I wasn’t exactly sure what to make of Quirks & Kinks before I started reading it. The two presenters/reenactment actors on a reality-based show about sexual quirks and kinks (think “My Strange Obsession” meets “Sex Sent Me to the E.R.”, two classic TLC television offerings) enter into a sexual relationship outside the […]

The Perfect Bargain

The Perfect Bargain

Posted 10 July, 2015 by polished in Blog Tour, Book Review, GIVEAWAY / 0 Comments

MY THOUGHTS: Base Coat: Noted historical romance author Julia London, writing under the pseudonym Jessa McAdams, provides a heartwarming entry in the contemporary romance arena with The Perfect Bargain, a fun romp through the Scottish Highlands. Using her considerable skill as a writer, Ms. London/McAdams takes the ‘fake boyfriend’ trope and infuses it with fresh life. […]

Review: A Duke But No Gentleman

Review: A Duke But No Gentleman

Posted 30 June, 2015 by polished in Book Review, New Releases / 0 Comments

My Thoughts: Base Coat: Author Alexandra Hawkins crafts a good foundation for her first installment in her Masters of Seduction series by setting A Duke But No Gentleman in a unique time period (1792) with an pair of interesting protagonists. Lady Imogene Sunter is a sheltered eighteen year old daughter of a duke experiencing her first […]