Thursday, July 30, 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.

Best Book
Children of the Mist, by Hywela Lyn ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, sensual

Two minds united against a common foe. Two hearts afraid to show their love: Long ago Tamarith fell in love with a man she can never have, and is convinced she will never love another. However, she cannot help but be intrigued by a handsome stranger whose psychic powers exceed even her own. More…

“This book is wonderful! There are few books that hold my interest to the point where I can't bear to put it down, but Children of the Mist is most certainly at the top of this list.” – Orchid, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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All for Love, by Lora Darling ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical, sensual

French √©migr√©, Olivier Davignon, is determined to prove himself worthy of Maisie Tindall at any cost. With Maisie's brother by his side, he becomes a highwayman in an effort to acquire enough wealth to offer for her hand. When things go awry and Olivier ends up wounded, he confesses to Maisie he has done it all for her. More…

“This was a thoroughly delightful story….I would read this again and recommend it for all romantics and especially for people who enjoy stories from bygone days.” – Azalea, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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Amazon Connection, by Carol Henry ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, sensual

Holly Newman has been sent to monitor GlennCorp’s pipeline project to ensure it doesn’t endanger the rainforest. Working with GlennCorp’s two field engineers, Holly approves the proposed route. But trouble-shooter Jake Daniels arrives in Manaus and postpones signing contracts. Jake has been sent to investigate a money-laundering scheme involving GlennCorp’s two engineers. Jake’s boss suspects Holly is an accomplice and orders Jake to get ‘close’ to her. The last thing Jake needs is to ‘get close’ to a tree-hugging female. More…

“The lush setting of the Amazonian Rainforest and the tension between Jake and Holly, pulls you into the suspense of this book. Ms. Henry is a imagery wizard, creating scenes and characters who make you believe the danger. ” – Brynna Curry, WRDF Reviews …full review
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A Daughter’s Promise, by Christine Clemetson ☆☆☆☆☆
Vintage, sensual

Embroiled in a bitter fight to liberate Rome during WWII, American soldier Miles Coulson is stranded on the cold beaches of Italy, alone, bleeding out, and not knowing the lay of the land. This leaves him with one choice: Live or die. Until Serene Moneto risks her family and her freedom to give him shelter. But as he recuperates, Miles finds himself fighting to liberate Serene from a life worse than any death. More…

“Clemetson’s A Daughter’s Promise easily vaults the ‘best in the book-stack’ of historical romances I have read thus far this year.” – Snapdragon, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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Enemy of the King, by Beth Trissel ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical, spicy

1780, South Carolina: While Loyalist Meriwether Steele recovers from illness in the stately home of her beloved guardian, Jeremiah Jordan, she senses the haunting presence of his late wife. When she learns that Jeremiah is a Patriot spy and shoots Captain Vaughan, the British officer sent to arrest him, she is caught up on a wild ride into Carolina back country, pursued both by the impassioned captain and the vindictive ghost. More…

“I thoroughly enjoyed reading Enemy of the King. Not only are the characters memorable and the setting beautifully described, but the action is riveting and the romance between Meri and Jeremiah is tender.” – Poinsettia, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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Hostage to Love, by Maya Blake ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, spicy

Crushed by betrayal, Belle Winkworth-Jones flees the shambles of her short-lived marriage, only to be kidnapped by a vicious rebel solider determined to keep her for himself. Nick Andreakos mounts a ruthless rescue to save the wife who walked away from him, even though he's resentful Belle could dismiss their marriage so easily.

“Author, Maya Blake knows how to write a story. This author’s writing style is easy to follow and flows effortlessly from one scene to the next.” – Riley James, WRDF Reviews …full review
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Reflections, by Rynne Raines ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, hot

…As a silent observer in a world he is no longer part of, Rykel Deveau has entertained himself by becoming engrossed in the lives of the living. Society has changed in two hundred years—more importantly, women have changed. Now, over two centuries later, Rykel finds himself forced to share his living quarters with the most unusual female he has ever come across, sensual artist, Danica Lovel. Between the woman's hideous tattered bathrobe and unsightly pink slippers, he should be appalled, yet bizarrely, he finds himself strongly drawn to her. He wants her. The problem is, she has no idea he exists. More…

“Action, romantic tension, fear, pain and the inevitable passion made this book a delicious read. I found it compelling, unable to tear my eyes off the page until I reached the very end. ” – Cinnamon, Enchanting Reviews …full review
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Roses for Rachel, by Dianne Miley ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sweet

Young widow Rachel Santos raises her daughters alone and tries to get past the pain of losing her cheating husband. Attracted to pretty boys, she goes from one bad relationship to another. When she dumps her cheating boyfriend, someone vandalizes her home and sabotages her job. Faithful Elliot Truman catches this demented stalker... and convinces her some men are worth loving.

“The players in this wonderful story are well crafted. So many people could be the stalker that the author keeps us guessing.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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Wildcard, by Robin Shope ☆☆☆☆☆
Suspense, sweet

What would happen if someone secured a microchip that could be manipulated to give his or her candidate the edge to win the next presidential election? Not enough votes for a landslide, but just enough to put their candidate over the top in a decisive win. The Wildcards are a group of maverick agents who want to take over the outcome of the next election for President of the United States.

During Ivy Dillon’s last week as a Washington Intern, she and Ms. Geneen Waters, the secretary to the President of the United States, overhear a conversation about voting machines and missing software. Months later Ms. Waters body is found floating in the Potomac River. More…

“I enjoyed Ms. Shope's style and voice as a fresh new change of pace in the romantic suspense genre. Full of suspense and complicated plot twists, Wildcard is one you're sure to enjoy and it will be going permanently on my shelf.” – Brynna Curry, WRDF Reviews …full review
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