Regency House Party

RHP bannerHere’s a fun House Party you might want to join. A group of fun authors has joined together to create a set of Regency period romances set at the same house party. I just finished reading Tabitha’s Folly in this set by Jen Geigle Johnson, and it was a fun introduction to this vacation (Regency style).

Here’s the blurb for Tabitha’s Folly:

tabLady Tabitha Easton recklessly dodges four over-protective brothers while trying to gain attention from the man who holds her heart. She has many choices of suitors, and with Henry as disinterested as ever, she turns to what is wholly forbidden, an irresistibly handsome footman. While their friendship grows, her trust in him increases while her hurt and doubt in her childhood love and friend pushes her away from all she’s ever known as family.

When Lord Henry Courtenay discovers a new attraction to his childhood friend, his role as one of her chaperones at the house party becomes near impossible. Irrationally defensive about any potential suitors and seeking time alone with the enticing Tabby, maintaining friendship with her brothers proves more difficult than he ever imagined. His task becomes all the more difficult when she refuses to understand his growing attraction and often finds herself in almost compromising situations.

When Tabitha’s choices might lead her to danger, and doubt and distrust are high, Henry must prove himself or lose her forever.

My Review

This cute Regency story made me smile. Sweet innocent Tabitha comes to the house party with her four overly protective brothers and one of as her brother’s clueless best friends, who she has secretly been in love with for years. But he has only seen her as a friend…never more. Maybe she can change that at this house party. With a dashing footman thrown into the mix who seems to intuit her every need, annoying brotherly chaperones, and Henry’s hot and cold actions, Tabitha’s feelings quickly become muddled and conflicted. This was a quick read set in 1800’s England with all the proper Regency rules and rigid structures. The story was a little predictable, but still a fun and enjoyable read with likable characters that I liked sharing the ride with.

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Now what are you waiting for? Get your frilly nicest dress on and catch the nearest carriage over to this Regency House Party NOW! Happy Reading.

Char

 

 

Love for Keeps

loveforkeepsJust finished the newest release by Maria Hoagland last night. This is a fun one I’m super excited to tell you about. If you love soccer, you’ll really enjoy this one. And I’m giving away a copy of her book, so make sure to leave a comment before you leave for a chance to win.

BLURB:

City home inspector Kendall Nomellini follows rules to a fault. As a single mom of a high school soccer player, she has no choice but to plan her time to the minute—fitting her work, education, and future goals into a tidy, no-surprises schedule. What’s not in her plan? Falling for the worst soccer referee in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Why would she when she knows from experience that the perfect man doesn’t exist? Continue reading

Creating Your Forever Family

Creating Your Forever Family BannerThis isn’t my normal romance review. In fact, it’s not a romance at all. I like to think of Creating Your Forever Family by Rachel Sullivan as the How-To self-help manual for how characters in books and real life couples find and keep their happily-ever-afters romance readers read and dream about. Once the hero and heroine find each other and the book ends with them happily together, what comes next? How do they keep from divorcing or being miserable a few years down the road when real life problems and challenges smack them in the face? Continue reading

Long Journey Home

Long Journey Home KINDLE COVERFrom Sarah M. Eden, the USA Today Bestselling author of the Longing for Home series, LONG JOURNEY HOME is a new romance novel set in the beloved world of Hope Springs.

Widowed by war, Maura O’Connor has raised her son alone under the weight of poverty in the unforgiving slums of New York City. That harsh and difficult life has taken a toll on them both. Desperate to save her son from the misery around them, she moves them both to the tiny western town of Hope Springs, where her late husband’s family lives, hoping that the decade of silence between them does not mean she and Aidan will be rejected outright. Her son needs family, and she would endure anything to see him happy.

Ryan Callaghan has worked the land belonging to the late Granny Claire for years, dreaming of one day claiming it as his own. Living in his brother’s home affords him no freedom, no stability, no joy. The arrangement is even harder on his mother, whose health is quickly deteriorating. A risky investment in the land has finally begun to pay off, and he is at last in a position to secure a better future for them both. When use of the home is, without warning, offered to a newly arrived widow and her son, that future is entirely uncertain. Continue reading

The Shipbuilder’s Wife

shipI’m participating in another blog tour this week and am excited to share this new book with you. The Shipbuilder’s Wife by Jennifer Moore was SOOOOO good!!!! I read it in just over a day. It was super hard to put down because the plot was so new and intriguing.

Here’s the blurb:

The day of her parents’ garden party dawns bright as Lydia Prescott eagerly anticipates a marriage proposal from a handsome and wealthy plantation owner. The lovely debutante plans to steal a moment away with her beau, but her plans go terribly awry. Instead of her intended, she is joined by a stranger—the largest man she’s ever laid eyes on. And it is clear Jacob Steele is there for reasons far more sober than the party. With British raids erupting all around them, it is his job to reassure plantation owners of their safety. In reality, however, Jacob is an espionage agent, and the truth is dire: America is on the verge of invasion by the British. Blissfully unaware of the danger surrounding her, Lydia basks in the glow of her recent engagement. But her joy is short-lived—a surprise British attack results in a devastating wound, and her plans for the future are shattered. Lost in her devastation, Lydia could never dream that Jacob, that giant of a man she met so briefly, would prove to be her saving grace. And with a war raging around them, she may be called upon to save him too. Continue reading

#Moonstruck

augnewrel10Awesome Book Alert!!!

This book was so much fun. It’s the second stand-alone book in this series, and let me tell you…this author writes great stories in this trope. So swoony. So funny. So perfect.

Here’s the blurb:

After pop star Ryan De Luna praises Maisy Harrison’s YouTube cover of his classic hit, he offers Maisy and her fledgling band the opportunity of a lifetime: to be his opening act.

Music may be Maisy’s life, but she has one ground rule: never date a musician. That goes double for a heartbreaker like Ryan. If only she didn’t feel so vulnerable to his larger-than-life charm. Continue reading