Thursday, August 6, 2009

Best Reviewed Romance Novels

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.

Reviewer Top Pick
The Daddy Issue, by Melissa Beck ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary, sensual

The last souvenir small-town girl Gretchen expected from her Chicago vacation was getting pregnant from one night of delight. The sexy, successful CEO she hooked up with told her he wasn't interested in a family, so she never revealed what had happened. Five years later, Daniel is at the top of his game in both business and womanizing, but he's shaken off his pedestal when a friend hints that he might have a daughter. More…

“Ms. Beck penned a wonderful story within these pages. Her mastery of her characters’ emotions were penned with such intensity I felt as if I was one of the characters feeling everything that was going on firsthand.” – Diana Coyle, Night Owl Romance …full review
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Finding Their Way Back (Anthology),
by Stacy Dawn, Cindy Spencer Pape, Roni Adams ☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (Cowboy), spicy

When Elizabeth O'Leary meets up with the cowboy she's been avoiding for over two years, she doesn't know whether to trust her heart or her head. One tells her Grey Wulfsen just might be The One, the other tells her it doesn’t matter because he'll never forgive her when he finds out what she took away with her on that one starlit night. More…

“Overall these three books made an incredible series about the Wulfsen family. Though three authors wrote their stories, the storylines intertwined in such a way that it was impossible to put the book down.” – Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio …full review
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Reviewer Top Pick
A Love Most Haunted, by Helen Pilz ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, spicy

Follow the ghost hunting crew of TV’s Haunt and Seek, through the night as they investigate an English country manor and its infamous lover’s curse…. Show host, Valerie Eccelston, and historian, Dr. Ryan Hawkins, are mutually attracted, but their time to explore romantic possibilities is hindered as the resident ghosts keep the team busy. One ghost seeks redemption for killing his family, a lonely one waits for love, and the other three form a deadly triangle involving love, jealousy, and revenge…. More…

“I absolutely adored this paranormal story. I’m a huge paranormal fan and I loved the riveting storyline Ms. Pilz created here.” – Diana Coyle, Night Owl Romance …full review
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More than Great Riches, by Jan Washburn ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sweet

Tracy Dixon is an unwitting suspect in a high-profile jewelry theft. The NYPD warns her not to leave town. But Tracy gets word that her beloved brother, Jeff, is barely clinging to life, seriously burned in an automobile accident. Although she had vowed never again to set foot in her hometown, Tracy throws caution to the wind and rushes back to Allerton. More…

“Jan Washburn pens an intense tale of a woman holding on while the world seems to be crashing around her head.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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My Heart Will Find Yours, by Linda LaRoque ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical (Western), spicy

Fated lovers suffer the agony of loss only to be reunited to fulfill a greater plan…. TEXANNA KEITH doesn’t believe an antique locket is the key to time travel, but plays along, and to her horror, is zapped back to 1880 Waco, Texas. Her mission is to prevent Royce Dyson’s death in a shootout. Wounded, she loses what she longs for most — a life with Royce. More…

“Linda LaRoque’s characters are extremely likeable, multilayered, and faith-filled. The way she plays the past and the present off each other, using one to change the other, makes this story truly unique.” – Water Lily, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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Preacher Man, by Laurie Larsen ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sweet

Regan Samuels is newly single and doing her best to raise her teenaged son in the city. She gives the adult dating world a go, but finds she'd rather trade in her stiletto heels for fuzzy slippers. Will she ever find love again, and if so, after the disaster of her first marriage, would she know what to do with true love if it ever found her? More…

“This book is a faith journey as well as an excellent love story. The author give us a relationship that isn't easily built. She also shows subtly how God works in mysterious ways to have things happen at the right time and right place for the best results.” – Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio …full review
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Yes, Professor, by Tori Anne ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical, hot

Patience Winters’ world is about to turn upside down. After two years as personal assistant to the stern and striking Professor Richmond at the Women’s Academy, her term is about to end. Achingly in love with him, Patience longs for the professor to give her a reason to stay. Desperate for some hint he might feel the same way, Patience steals a peek at her mentor’s secret journal and discovers his scandalous fantasies. More…

“Wow! This story was well-crafted, well-thought out and the characters seemed so real to me. The scenes were so vivid and so hot that they steamed off the pages.” – Wild Plum, Long and Short Reviews …full review
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