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A Solitary Heart
This was a bit of a slow read, but I gave it four stars because I liked the emotional intensity of the storyline. Initially, I got the impression that ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Sep 16, 2010
A Stormy Spanish Summer
Penny Jordan was one of my all time favorite HP authors for many years. But something happened. I guess her books lost that emotional depth that attra ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Apr 10, 2011
Forbidden Lord
**spoiler alert** This was a slow-starter that threw me a curve ball, as I ended up getting fairly engrossed in the story. I started this as a quick i ...more
May 14, 2011
Jul 16, 2010
Magnificent Folly (Seidkhan, #16)
Magnificent Folly was a quick, pleasing read from back in the day by this prolific author. It continues the story of the Clanad, a group of people wit ...more
Apr 07, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
The Black Lung Captain (Tales of the Ketty Jay, #2)
More thrilling twists and turns and character conundrums for the reader to keep up with. Very enjoyable. I didn't always like what happened, but I def ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
Anatomy of Murder
This was quite good. I loved the historical details, and the mystery was very interesting, with some distinct elements I haven't encountered in anothe ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
No Hero (Arthur Wallace, #1)
Pretty darn strange, but fun and fascinating dark urban fantasy with lots of elements that would appeal to Lovecraft fans, and to those who don't mind ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Initiation (The Warrior, #1)
I had no expectations for this one, and I'm getting where I'm a bit burned out on YA. However, I ended up liking this a lot. I liked the simple narrat ...more
Jun 11, 2011
May 22, 2011
Marriage: For Business or Pleasure? (Harlequin Presents, #2898)
This was an enjoyable book about two people who had fallen in love as teens, but had gone their separate ways because of outside influences. However, ...more
Feb 26, 2011
Feb 06, 2010
The Panther & the Pyramid (Khamsin Egyptian #4)
I knew I was going to love Graham’s story when I was introduced to him in his brother’s book, The Cobra and the Concubine. He was angry and isolated, ...more
Feb 07, 2011
Feb 19, 2009
Desperate Desire
Books like this in the Harlequin Presents line make me want to reach for more vintage romances. I like that this book had a rich story. The hero and h ...more
Mar 04, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
Dark Fire (Too Hot to Handle, #4) (Harlequin Presents, #1735)
Aura loves her fiance Paul, but she doesn't love him that way that she feels for Flint. To Aura, Paul is comfort and safety. Flint is danger, white ho ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Mar 25, 2010
Elsewhere (Borderlands, #1)
Elsewhere is moody. It's from the viewpoint of young people who have dropped out and live on the streets, forming their own families and relationships ...more
Feb 21, 2011
Nov 20, 2008
Blood in Electric Blue
Blood in Electric Blue is a well-written novel, a journey that is steeped in surrealism. This is one of those books where you don't quite know what is ...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
chains of ice
The Chosen Ones is really shaping up as a paranormal romance series. And this one is my favorite so far. It has the 'right stuff' to be a good read fo ...more
May 28, 2011
May 27, 2011
Child of Fire (Twenty Palaces, #1)
Another series to be added to my reading list. Ray Lilly is a refreshing hero, and the storyline is pretty different for UF. It's dark, pretty dark, b ...more
Apr 03, 2011
Oct 03, 2009
Before She Dies
This is not my personal taste as far as romantic suspense (don't like reading about twisted serial killers), so I don't have much of a basis for compa ...more
Dec 26, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons (Light Dragons, #2)
3.5/5.0 stars. Considering this was the first book I've read by KM, and this is not the first dragon book, I think I did pretty well, although I was c ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
The Burial of the Rats
This one was a little too slow-moving for me. It didn't have much momentum for me. More of a suspense story, it reminded me a little of "The Most Dang ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Cave of Fire
The beautiful descriptions of the Central American rain forest were a huge part of the appeal for this book. They were very detailed and well-written, ...more
Mar 07, 2011
Sep 30, 2010
Walking The Edge (Corpus Brides, #1)
Walking the Edge is a book tailor-made for readers who love spy fare like "The Bourne Identity" and "La Femme Nikita," with a little "Hitman" thrown i ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
Untameable Rogue (Bennett #4)
Kelly Hunter is two for two now. I tend to avoid the Modern Romances for Harlequin Presents, but now I know I can get a satisfying read when I reach f ...more
Feb 05, 2011
Sep 28, 2010
The Mad, Bad Duke (Nvengaria, #2)
As I had hoped, I liked this one even more than Penelope and Prince Charming. It was hot without having the over eroticism that I found uncomfortable ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Oct 30, 2008
The Mezzotint
How does he do it? How does Mr. James write such fantastic tales of terror? This story starts so benignly, I had this false sense of security. I was f ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 02, 2011
Double-Booked for Death (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #1)
This was pretty good and quite funny in parts. I think Hamlet, the cat was underutilized. His parts really made the book. I like the book and bookstor ...more
Oct 05, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
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Jan 10, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
Heroes of the Valley
Heroes of the Valley turned out to be a good book to listen on audio. At first I wasn't sure how much I'd like it, but I ended up enjoying it immensel ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Oct 21, 2010
If Winter Comes
I'm smiling as I write this review, because this book was a Blast from the Past. I recently watched the American version of "Life on Mars," and I have ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Oct 09, 2009
The Medusa Prophecy (Medusa Project #4)
Mission Status Update

7 January 2011

Operator has completed mission of reading "The Medusa Prophecy" and
Jan 07, 2011
Jun 08, 2009
Plain Kate
It's hard to say exactly what I felt for this book without rambling. First of all, let me say, I think this book has one of the most tormented heroine ...more
Sep 22, 2011
Jul 26, 2010
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