Thursday, January 22, 2009

Latest 5 Star Romance Novel Reviews

The newest romance novels rated 5 hearts (or stars, books, etc.) from The Wild Rose Press are listed here.

Click title to find the book, or hearts to read the review. For a description of ratings, please click here.

Deadly Paradise, by Kathleen Mix ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, spicy

Alicia Kincade’s two-year-old son is onboard her ex-husband’s airplane when it vanishes in the Bermuda Triangle. The authorities find no trace of the airplane and presume they’re dead, but Alicia is determined to continue searching. Brash pilot Jake Dawson accepts a search charter but vows to stay detached from Alicia and her problems. More…

Deadly Paradise is an action packed Romantic Suspense, that keeps you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.” – Debbie Gould, WRDF Reviews …full review
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Destiny’s Captive, by Tracy Preston ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical, spicy

Angeline Montgomery’s father is mysteriously murdered, forcing her to flee her home in New York and seek the shelter of her estranged family in England. When her ship is attacked by pirates, her dangerous curiosity reveals their captain is a high-ranking English noble. Astounded by the truth, she is taken captive by the suspicious, dark-eyed lord. More…

“Tracy Preston pens an excellent love story woven with many levels of suspense at sea and on dry land. Lucian and Angeline make a feisty couple as their relationship grows…. I look forward to more books from this talented author.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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Primal Obsession, by Susan Vaughan ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, spicy

Guiding a canoe party through the Maine wilderness is more than just a job for former Major-Leaguer Sam Kincaid. After hitting rock-bottom, he needs to prove he can pull himself out of the bottle and succeed at something. He can't let himself be distracted by an ambitious, obsessed female, even if she's sexy, witty and smart. Investigative journalist and confirmed urbanite Annie Wylde embarks on the canoe trip to keep a promise to her murdered friend and intends to use the outing to study her notes on the notorious killer called the Hunter. More…

“Susan Vaughan writes an intensely romantic thriller with a serial killer who seems to be able to escape any trap that's set for him. The depth of the characters in the story is probably the part that makes this such a great read.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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Shotgun Bride, by Lauri Robinson ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical (Western), sensual

Like most girls, Jessie Johnson will never forget the first time she met her mother-in-law. After all who can forget a shotgun pointed at them? Bartered for a dead horse at gun point, she either agrees to marry one of the Quinter boys or her brother will hang for horse theft. Jessie knows nothing about being a wife--other than the wedding will likely put her new husband in grave danger. More…

“I loved this book and cannot wait for the rest of the stories. I highly recommend this book to anyone who likes romance with a splash of comedy.” – Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio …full review
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Touched by an Angel, by Sharon Donovan ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sweet

On the eve of the anniversary of his wife’s death, Charles is as restless as the coming storm. Surrounded by the eerie stillness of the Mojave Desert, he contemplates suicide, but just as he is about to jump to his death, he hears the melodic voice of his wife telling him it’s not his time. Then Charles meets Emma who looks so much like his wife she could be her twin. Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered, Charles is drawn to her. More…

“I loved the characters in the story. Charles was a devoted and dedicated man and missed his wife so much he couldn't stand it. Emma was a beautiful and optimistic woman. The relationship between them both was so endearing.” – Violet, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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The Zebra in the Manger, by Karen Hall ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical, sweet

Eleanor Hamilton's husband, Drew, had always called Christmas a magical time of year. Now, the tree is decorated, Christmas Eve church bells are tolling, and Drew has not come home. Couldn't the Foreign Office have sent another one of their spies on this dangerous mission? So far, Eleanor has been creative in her explanations to the children, but now her despair threatens to overwhelm her. When her daughter's whimsical story and a friend's legend give her a bit of hope, practical Eleanor must truly believe that Christmas is about the very best magic there is: love.

“Karen Hall writes a truly inspiring tale… This is just one of those stories that's timeless and precious. A great read.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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