Category Archives: Contemporary

Contemporary romances, written in recent times

Fraternize – Rachel Van Dyken

 

 Loved this book! It has three of the best characters I’ve ever read. All three were super decent human beings, generous, kind-hearted, open-minded and loyal. The plot involves a love triangle, yet instead of anger or selfishness, there’s generosity of … Continue reading

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Secrets of the A-List, 1 of 12

 

 Intriguing! Like the Dallas soap opera, a powerful family with secrets and whose members have rivalry and competition between each other. The family owns an empire that started in the catering business, then branched out into hotels, restaurants, etc. The … Continue reading

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Because of Him – Terri Laine

 

 Great read and an intriguing plot. Tade is the adopted son of an US Senator and his wife. His real father, is a criminal facing execution and his mom’s brother. He’s at this University because since it’s small, he has … Continue reading

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The Right Kind of Reckless – Rachel Van Dyken

 

 Second book in the Restless Hearts series. Collin’s sister, Lia, who we saw as a flighty, hardcore girl, in the first book, is shown here as a broken girl who was attacked by the “nice” guy she was dating in … Continue reading

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Billion Dollar Urge – Jackson Kane

 

 My first romance book written by a guy.  In his bio, it says he’s an original bad boy, athlete, stuntman, and hopeless romantic.  I was really impressed with this book, it’s very well written, great pace, great story.  There are … Continue reading

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Before I Knew – Jamie Beck

 

 What a lot of disagreeable people in this book! Maybe the author’s purpose was to present people in all their flaws and good qualities, but I found that almost all were disagreeable to some extent.  Colby lost her best friend … Continue reading

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Bound by the Billionaire – Lexi Aurora

 

 Lately I’ve been receiving books with the classic trope of a billionaire looking for a meaningful purpose in his life and the poor girl who fills that need.  In this novella we have Kim Davidson, who divorced her abusive husband … Continue reading

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When We Touch – Tia Louise

 

 I found this book to be a little scattered.  It was sort of lacking in details; information to understand the background of the story was lacking or presented in a disorderly manner, or incomplete.  I felt like I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Prime Minister – Ainsley Booth & Sadie Haller

 

 Loved, Loved this book, because it was so lighthearted and joyous.  It has some kinky stuff but it’s nowhere as dark as Fifty Shades.  Both characters are well-balanced individuals, with somewhat normal families, no dark issues in their childhood.  However, … Continue reading

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The Irish Getaway – Siobhan Davis

 

 This novella is like a transition between the books in the series.   It fits between Finding Kyler and Loving Kalvin, like a dessert course between dinner courses. The whole Kennedy family and Faye travel to Ireland.  There they will do … Continue reading

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