Thursday, May 7, 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.

Top Read
An April to Remember, by Lauri Robinson ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical (American), sensual

April Simonson hated all men. They were cruel, sinful beasts. Her disfigured face was proof. That is until she met Jerek Brinkley. Then, as the revered Sultana explodes, April falls into the dark, muddy waters of the Mississippi River terrified she'll never see the light of day or the handsome riverboat gambler again. More…

“A wonderful story by Ms Robinson, a must read for someone who loves a bit of everything, heartache, catastrophe, romance, and passion. I loved it immensely, and it was a very easy read.” -- Monika Blanchard, WRDF Reviews …full review
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The Claddagh Ring, by Sharon A. Donovan ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sweet

Struggling with her faith after her mother’s death, Meghan O’Malley finds comfort in wearing the family Claddagh Ring, believed to be blessed by St. Patrick. When Meghan meets Rork, she finds love, friendship, and loyalty, but before everything comes full circle under God’s plan, Meghan must face the biggest challenge of her life. More…

“I highly recommend this book to anyone regardless of what genre you read or the type of book you read. It is so much more than a book about romance. It's about hope and miracles and I don't think there is one person out there who doesn't need both.” – Val, You Gotta Read Reviews …full review
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Crucified, by Adelle Laudan ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, sweet

Taylor rides into the small oceanfront town of Johnstown with hopes of starting fresh. He takes over the local auto body shop and puts the open sign in the window. Unfortunately the previous owner left the townsfolk with a bad taste in their mouths in regards to Bikers. When a photo of the pastor's daughter bound and gagged, is found on the post office bulletin board, all fingers point to him. More…

“This book will keep you on the edge right to very last couple of pages. It is a very fast read and one where there is no hint as to who it is.” – Lynn, Review Your Book …full review
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To Deceive is to Love, by Lynne King ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, spicy

A pilot who performs daring flights for the Swift Flying Circus, Chantelle Duvall is used to taking risks. And the enigmatic David Bishop, her partner’s brother, is a risk she can’t resist. But as things heat up between them, Chantelle learns David isn’t who he seems. More…

“Lynne King tells a story, not only spellbinding, but engaging from the first page to the last. Her descriptions of the players, the scenery, and landscape, are so vivid the reader is in awe. This action-packed suspense is exciting, and never has a dull moment.” – Linda L., Fallen Angel Reviews …full review
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Love Me, Love My Sweetcheeks,
by Carrie Destler ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, sensual

Josh Sommers just wants to mind his own business, but when the mailman keeps getting Josh's mail mixed up with that of Ali Summers, his sinfully tempting neighbor from across the hall, he has to put up with suggestive come-ons from Sweetcheeks the parrot. Not that he wouldn't mind putting some of Sweetcheeks' suggestions to use with Ali, but is he willing to risk his heart? More…

“Ms. Destler is now one of my favorite writers. I love her sense of humor and witty remarks….Love Me My Sweetcheeks was a hilarious read and I highly recommend this book.” – Val, You Gotta Read Reviews…full review
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Mandi’s Lucky Day, by Beth Morrow ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, sweet

When it comes to finding the perfect man, Mandi needs all the help she can get— including a pair of lucky earrings with a reputed history of matchmaking powers. More…

“Beth Morrow pens a great tale of two friends as different as night and day in their dating styles and attitudes….This seems like one of those stories that never grows old. It's the kind we like to read to remind ourselves of the fact that there are still people with deeper values in life like Mandi.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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River of Dreams, by Vanessa Harvey ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (later life), sweet

Beth Black dreams of escaping an unhappy past and finding success in her new job at a boatyard owned by the wealthy Radcliffe family. But dreams don’t always translate to reality. More…

River of Dreams slowly sucked me in, page by page, or, more accurately, character by character. …It was more than sweet, filled with depth and passion, forging bonds that go beyond friendship and love.” – Marianne Gibson, WRDF Reviews …full review
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The Sweetheart Tree, by Clover Autrey ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, sweet

One life turned the Battle of Sunken Bridge….Not a history enthusiast, Bree doesn’t pay much attention while at the Civil War museum with her history-buff sister. Though letters behind glass and a multitude of initials carved into the Sweetheart Tree do cause Bree to wonder if she will ever find someone to love that wholeheartedly. She never expected to be thrown back in time; or to find the answer in the warm gaze of a confederate lieutenant. A lieutenant who, should he live, will alter history.

“I really fell in love with this story. The Sweetheart Tree is swimming with romance and passion….Clover Autry composes an enjoyable, satisfying read that I will not forget.” – Linda L., Fallen Angel Reviews …full review
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The Truth about Daydreams,
by Donna Michaels ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, sweet

I, Lexi Harper, college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Network Cyber Security, used to have a sound mind, until I returned to my hometown of Fodders Creek and attended the Malloy’s cookout. Eagerly looking forward to seeing the man of my constant daydreams, Brad Malloy, I hadn’t counted on his younger brother, Sammy, my childhood partner-in-crime, to have transformed into a super hero hunk capable of attracting my signal. More…

“I loved this story….The message rings loud and true, and I would love to see an addition to Sammy's story. I found The Truth about Daydreams a gratifying read.” – Linda L, Fallen Angel Reviews …full review
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