Category Archives: Contemporary

Contemporary romances, written in recent times

Rock Solid – Carly Phillips & Erika Wilde

 

 A very sweet, old-fashioned love story. An upstanding man, with good reputation, good job, successful, from good family and upbringing. Connor’s returning from a business trip and is detained in Denver on the way to his hometown Chicago. There’s a … Continue reading

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Spider – Ilsa Madden-Mills

 

 I loved this book! It has one angsty teenager with emotional issues and another one who came from the wrong side of the tracks but is determined to be someone. The angsty teenager is broken but the will to be … Continue reading

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 Triciana made a huge mistake when she was sixteen and in love: she let her boyfriend film her while they were making love. Later the video was streamed all over internet and her reputation destroyed. It was so bad that … Continue reading

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The Outliers – TM Frazier

 

 So, we finally have the sequel to The Outskirts. The first book didn’t exactly finish in a cliffhanger because we did have our HEA, but there was unfinished business with Sawyer’s father, the evil Richard Dixon. He was a menace … Continue reading

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A Steel Heart – Amy Knight

 

 A truly delicious book! Great characters and great story about a guy who is recovering from catastrophic injuries. It depicts the limbo that veterans stay in, after retiring from active duty, and the uncertainty of their future when they have … Continue reading

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Breaking Hollywood – Samantha Towle

 

 The best part of this book was Gucci the goat! I loved this crazy funny pigmy goat and her wardrobe! Apart from this, it’s a Hollywood story, with a hot bad boy and funny Ava, who broke his foot with … Continue reading

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Hooking Up – Helena Hunting

 

 Every book that this author writes is crazy funny. This book starts with such a hysterically funny scene it had me in stitches from the get go. Also, in Shakespearean terms, she writes tragic comedy because in the middle of … Continue reading

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Most Eligible Bastard – Annika Martin

 

 The plot of this book is crazy but funny! Imagine an old lady who dies and leaves a huge empire to her little dog, and appoints Vicky, her “dog whisperer”, as the dog’s guardian! Vicky had fled to New York, … Continue reading

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Fault Lines – Rebecca Shea

 

 What a sad book! I thought it would start in a breakup and work its way into a second chance romance, but this book was a tragedy all along. The heroine truly cried a river of tears! Instead of a … Continue reading

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It’s Only Acting – Jackson Kane

 

 A great plot, I love Hollywood stories even though IMO it needs editing. This one didn’t have a lot of action in a movie set and it didn’t have a hunky movie star but it was ok, because it had … Continue reading

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