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Something Sweeter by Candis Terry

Something Sweeter by Candis Terri Series: Sweet, Texas #3 Publisher: HarperCollins on June 24, 2014 Genres: Contemporary Romance Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon The men in Texas are hard to resist . . .Seattle event planner Allison Lane is an expert at delivering the perfect wedding—even if she might not exactly believe in the whole "'til death do us part" thing. When her father decides to tie the knot with a woman he barely knows, Allison heads to Sweet, Texas, to make sure his new honey is the real deal. What she didn't expect to find at the local honky-tonk was a sexy Southern man as bent on charming her pants off as he is on blowing her "true love doesn't exist" theory all to hell. And they always promise . . .Veterinarian, former Marine, and Sweet's favorite playboy Jesse Wilder takes one look at Allison and knows she's a handful...

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Sweetest Mistake

 Sweetest Mistake is the 2nd installment in Candis Terry's Sweet, Texas series. In this book in hop right back into the newly renovated town of Sweet and the rambunctious Wilder family. While Reno is off helping Charli pack her stuff up and move to Sweet, we spend some time with Jackson Wilder. "The man oozed sexuality as if at birth he'd been granted an extra ration of  snap and sizzle." Jackson is focused on his life being a father to the adorable Izzy and his full time position as a Fire Fighter. There are several things everyone needs to know about small towns and Texas. 1) "Everyone in the Lone Star State knew that the higher the hair, the closer to God." 2) Gossip never stops! On his way to work, he is stopped by a local deputy and informed that his Best Friend, Abby is back in Sweet. And with that...

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Feature and Giveaway: Something Sweeter by Candis Terry

The men in Texas are hard to resist . . . Seattle event planner Allison Lane is an expert at delivering the perfect wedding—even if she might not exactly believe in the whole "'til death do us part" thing. When her father decides to tie the knot with a woman he barely knows, Allison heads to Sweet, Texas, to make sure his new honey is the real deal. What she didn't expect to find at the local honky-tonk was a sexy Southern man as bent on charming her pants off as he is on blowing her "true love doesn't exist" theory all to hell. And they always promise . . . Veterinarian, former Marine, and Sweet's favorite playboy Jesse Wilder takes one look at Allison and knows she's a handful of trouble he can't deny. But even after a sizzling kiss and obvious mutual attraction, it seems Allison has no...

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THE HUSBAND HUNT “Just Like One of Those Novels!”

Series: Madison Sisters #3 Published by Avon, Harper Collins Genres: Historical Romance, Nineteenth Century Source: Downloaded Library Audio book THE HUSBAND HUNT   Madison Sisters #3 by Lynsay Sands Avon/HarperCollins February 28, 2012 ISBN: 978-0061963100 AUDIOBOOK Info:  Number of parts:10  Duration:9 hours, 47 minutes ISBN:9780062113016 Narrated by Jamie Birch Also available in e-book and printed formats: 384 pages Overdrive audio, public  library download. Let the hunt begin… Lisa Madison wants a husband, and she has just the candidate in mind: Robert Langley. Trouble is, the infuriating man insists on seeing her as the impish girl she once was—even as every other gentleman in London has taken notice of her womanly…charms. When her beauty lands her in danger, it’s Robert who comes to the rescue…only to announce his affections are not of the romantic variety! Robert saw enough sorrow in his parents’ union to know he wants nothing to do with...

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ARC Review: To Marry a Scottish Laird by Lynsay Sands

Campbell “Cam” Sinclair sees a young boy being beaten by a thief. He joins the fight and realizes there are two more attackers. He is stabbed in the back by one. Between him and the boy, they defeat the robbers, but Campbell is hurt. The boy is really a girl, Joan, who is a healer. She disguised herself as a boy to make travelling easier. She sets out to tend to her unconscious defender. Leaving him safe, she decides to bathe in the river. Cam wakes, follows the trail, and discovers her secret. He doesn’t say anything and they continue on their journey to Scotland. Joan is on a mission to deliver a scroll left by her dead mother. Cam is friends with the MacKays and promises to take her to them. Joan’s mother, Maggie, was a healer and midwife. She lived in a friary, learned to write, and tended...

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Excerpt: Personal Target by Kay Thomas

Personal Target by Kay Thomas Release Date July 29, 2014 in ebook.  Print release August 12, 2014 Synopsis AEGIS – an elite team of ex-military men working under the radar of most governments. They get the job done when no one else can. A former SEAL and Black Ops specialist who left the CIA, Nick Donovan gave up a life on the edge to work in the private sector. But that didn’t stop his enemies from coming after him, or his family. In a case of mistaken identity, a drug cartel kidnaps his sister-in-law’s best friend…a woman from Nick’s past. One minute Jennifer Grayson is housesitting and the next she is abducted to a foreign brothel. Jennifer is planning her escape when her first “customer” arrives. Nick, the man who broke her heart years ago, has come to her rescue. Now as they race for their lives, passion reignites as old secrets resurface. Can Nick...

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Review of FULL EXPOSURE (Independence Falls #1) by Sara Jane Stone

"I want you. And if this is as far as you're willing to go, I'll take it." - Georgia Trulane Full Exposure Independence Falls #1 Author: Sara Jane Stone Publisher: Avon Impulse Published: July 1, 2014 Source: Publisher for Review Purchase Links: Amazon - Barnes & Noble No touching allowed … After serving her country, Georgia Trulane craves adventure—and sex. She's set her sights on her brother's best friend—now her boss, since she took a temporary job as his nephew's live-in nanny. Only problem? Eric refuses to touch her. That doesn't stop Georgia from seducing him. But an earth-shattering encounter leaves her fully exposed, body and soul. Eric has a long list of reasons to steer clear of the woman he has wanted for as long as he can remember. For one, he refuses to be her next thrill ride. When he claims her, it will be for good. But...

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Feature and Giveaway: To Marry a Scottish Laird

New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands returns to the Highlands of Scotland in her hottest new historical romance yet! Highlander Campbell Sinclair is no stranger to battle, so when he sees a lad attacked by bandits, he jumps into the fray. He didn't count on being stabbed. Grateful to the boy for nursing him back to health, Cam offers to accompany Jo safely to his destination. But when he accidentally comes across the lad bathing in the river, Cam discovers that Jo is actually Joan . . . with the most sinful of curves. Joan promised her mother that she would deliver a scroll to the clan MacKay. But traveling alone is dangerous, even disguised as a boy. When a Scottish warrior lends his aid, she is more than relieved . . . until he surprises her with lingering kisses and caresses that prove her disguise hasn't fooled him....

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How To Dress Like A Romance Hero – Cuff Links

I LOVE cuff links. My dear wonderful hubby has a huge collection. He uses them to add some personality to his classic business suits. Cuff links reveal so much about a man. Eugene “Gene” Klompus from Just Cuff Links ( http://www.justcufflinks.com/ ) has more than 25 years experience in the cuff link business. He’s helped many, many men and women with their cuff link selections. I asked Gene to recommend the perfect cuff links for four different romance heroes. ******************************************************************************* The Sophisticated Executive (think Nicolas from Sinful Rewards) This billionaire hero wears expensive dark suits, white shirts, silk ties. He travels in a limousine, eats at the best restaurants, is seen at Chicago high society events. He has a private jet and divides his time between Chicago, New York and LA. Recommendation Gene - This is an 18KT gold and sterling silver pair with a faceted and genuine Lapis center...

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Waiting on Wednesday #33: Say Yes to the Marquess: Castles Ever After by Tessa Dare

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week an upcoming book I can’t wait to read is… Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare Publication date: December 31, 2014 Series: Castles Ever After #2 Published: Avon | Amazon Your presence is requested at romantic Twill Castle for the wedding of Miss Clio Whitmore and ... and ...? After eight years of waiting for Piers Brandon, the wandering Marquess of Granville, to set a wedding date, Clio Whitmore has had enough. She's inherited a castle, scraped together some pride, and made plans to break her engagement. Not if Rafe Brandon can help it. A ruthless prizefighter and notorious rake, Rafe is determined that Clio will marry his brother—even if he has to plan the dratted wedding himself. So how does a hardened fighter cure a reluctant bride's...

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