Friday, February 13, 2009

Latest 5 Star Romance Novel Reviews

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

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

Soldier for Love, by Brenda Gayle ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (later life), spicy

She’s his Commanding Officer. So why does he seem to be in charge? Major Julie Collins should be on top of the world. Her long-sought promotion has finally come through and she has just been given her first overseas command. But when one of her troops turns out to be the handsome Native American who has just left her bed, everything starts to unravel. Lieutenant Matt Wolf’s exploits with the opposite sex are legend—if only they were true. His larger-than-life persona masks deep loneliness and isolation. More…

“In Soldier for Love you not only have the commanding presence of a sexy military man but you also have a strong career military woman. I was quickly drawn into Soldier for Love and found I was unable to put the story down.” – Tanya, Joyfully Reviewed …full review
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A Cinderella Christmas, by Stacy Dawn ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, sweet

Her mother’s ridiculous idea to gift her with 'a man' for Christmas is driving Angie Bellini insane! Every bachelor and his brother in Noelle are asking her to save them a dance at the upcoming wedding of Santa Claus Holloran’s daughter. What’s a girl to do to keep her sanity and thwart a scheming mother? Date the one man in town her mother despises, of course. More…

“This is a terrific read from start to finish. You will be thrilled to read it. It’s bound to be a best seller.” – Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio …full review
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From a Distance, by Jo Barrett ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (Western), sensual

One business consultant, one cowboy, and two thousand miles between them. Can their love survive the distance?

“This book is cleverly plotted and managed and believable….Add to that it’s very well written with a good turn of phrase and great dialogue and you’ve got a short read that’s totally yummy.” – Vasiliki Scurfield, WRDF Reviews …full review
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Let Nothing You Dismay, by Linda Swift ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (later life), sweet

Kala’s position as a tour guide at a Kentucky Welcome Center isn't enough to cope with huge debts left by her late husband's illness, but she manages to make ends meet…until her car quits running. To save money on repairs, she enrolls in an auto-maintenance class taught by Rex, a handsome part-time instructor whose broken heart needs repairing, too. More…

“Ms. Linda Swift has excelled in this fast-paced work set around the holiday season. Her main characters were struggling to start over. The poignant look at these two lives was so realistic that it quickly became real….I highly recommend this book.” – Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio …full review
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Saga of Sourdough Red, by Pinkie Paranya ☆☆☆☆☆
Vintage, spicy

Jennifer Kileen, an Ohio farm girl, journeys to Alaska toward the end of the gold rush to search for her twin brother, Jeremy. He'd sent a torn map and a plea for help to their father, unaware that both parents had perished during an influenza epidemic. Jenny takes her kid brother with her, but to travel more freely she is disguised as a young man, hiding her one vanity, her long red hair, under a hat. Jenny and David start their journey surviving a storm at sea, make a harrowing trip up the dreaded Valdez Glacier, and are pursued by an unknown but relentless villain throughout their journey. More…

“Adventure, romance, mystery...this book has it all. The author Pinkie Paranya does an excellent job of drawing the reader into the story from the very beginning.” – FJD …full review
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Sun, Surf, and Sandy Strangulation,
by JL Wilson ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, spicy

Best-selling author Bea Emerson hoped the Clue Con Writer’s Conference would let her reunite with her lover, L.J. Remarchik, and give them a chance to straighten out their troubled relationship. What she didn’t anticipate was murder and mayhem all tangled up with clues from the classic board game. Someone is targeting authors and publishers, and Bea might be next in line. More…

“This book is a lot of fun, and the solution to all the murder and mayhem is quite logical, if convoluted. I'd love to read another installment in this series.” – Lynn Bushey, The Romance Studio …full review
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There’s Only Been You,
by Donna Marie Rogers ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, spicy

Malicious lies, drugs and a videotape are the reasons young lovers Sara Jamison and Mike Andrews have spent the last eight years apart, each believing the other betrayed them. Sara has no clue where Mike's been all these years, but she knows where she's been busy raising their son. More…

“A well-thought-out story with an all-too-appropriate title, There's Only Been You has enough twists and turns to throw readers for a wild ride, but authoress Donna Marie Rogers does an excellent job of making it flow and keeps us turning pages one right after the other with her effortless prose and heartfelt characters.” – Sweet Pea, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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