Almost Perfect

E.F. Dodd (Sugar Beaver Books)

| Reviewed by Cristina Prescott

Dave Richardson is bartending after leaving a job that left him dissatisfied. He is still struggling to figure out what is best for him. His life takes a new turn when Vivian walks into his bar. She is taking a quick break from her job as a pediatrician and on a girls’ trip to Rochester, New York. E.F. Dodd's Almost Perfect is an immersive exploration of the complex nature of contemporary love, an engaging narrative with a unique take on passion, vulnerability, and the obstacles faced in long-distance relationships. The love story between Dave...

Since the Day We Danced

Kerk Murray (Magnolia Press)

| Reviewed by Matthew Novak

Since the Day We Danced by Kerk Murray is a heartwarming and emotionally resonant novel that explores themes of love, redemption, and second chances. With its compelling characters, picturesque setting, and heartfelt storytelling, this book is a beautiful journey of healing and new beginnings. The story follows Emma Wright, a woman in her forties who is starting her life over after an unexpected divorce. Emma's journey of self-discovery and resilience is relatable and inspiring. Readers will empathize with her as she navigates the challenges of...

Heir (A Remembered Classics Romance Book 11)

J L Wilson (Wild Rose Press)

| Reviewed by James Farlow

 Heir (A Remembered Classics Romance Book 11) by J.L. Wilson is a riveting and suspenseful tale of second chances and the quest for freedom and identity. Jessa, a young woman who spent her first sixteen years as a prisoner, is finally freed by the determined police officer Nick Kingson. Now, years later, Nick returns to protect Jessa as her estranged father wants to reconnect with her. He is powerful and rich. With danger following them, Jessa and Nick travel back to the town where she was once held captive, but she's no longer the girl wh...


David M. Selcern (David M. Selcer)

| Reviewed by Bertin Drizller

Closure: Amateur Sleuth Mystery Novel by David M. Selcer opens with traumatic scenes and a compelling premise. Marty is going through a neurogenic shock and her heart rate might not increase. She experiences bouts of anxiety and panic attacks. She has just ended her marriage with a sexually abusive and pitiless union boss. Her attraction for Larry is quick. But Larry has a painful past also, one filled with traumatic episodes. He has been rejected from medical school three times and has suffered from a failed marriage. He brings with...

Never Say Goodbye: Never Series

Sabreena Lowe (‎ Independently Published)

| Reviewed by Jane Riley

Never Say Goodbye: A Second Chance Romance (Never Series) by Sabreena Lowe is a compelling narrative, a romance with lovable characters and a clever plot. Alaina Dexter is an orphan and it has been three years since he left her. He has not also been present in the life of his two-year-old daughter. Now she is to have a face-to-face interview with Christian Riley, the defensive player for New England Patriots. As for Christian Riley, he is worked-up about the thought of an interview with the love of his life and the woman he abandoned, believing...

The Monster, Mayhem, & Magical Love (Peter Pan Man #3)

Lawrence H Sola (Black Rose Writing)

| Reviewed by Cristina Prescott

The Monster, Mayhem, & Magical Love is the third entry in the Peter Pan Man series by Lawrence H. Sola and it is a mesmerizing romance littered with intrigue and surprising moments.Larry is an author who is researching his next book. After an interview with Carla Kimbrel, a journalist from a reputable book magazine, he gets the inspiration he needs for his next novel. But everything takes a sudden and unexpected turn when a doctor who has been his fiancée’s ex-boyfriend hints at a leakage of a virus from a bioweapons lab that...

Getting to Forever: Book Three KinkLink series

Tara Eldana (Independently published)

| Reviewed by Christian Fernandez

Action, drama, and sizzling romance meld in this spellbinding third entry in the KinkLink series. Amanda (Mandy) Gilchrist's life has been rocked in mysterious ways by David ''Hack Varetti.'' When he is laid off from work, she is determined to do anything in her power to help him, but this time, she'll make sure to hold him accountable. Hack is in trouble but he is not one to go down without a fight. He is poised against a powerful enemy and is out to destroy a drug trafficking ring. Will he be able to get his life back in order and take care o...

Finally Florida

Lynn Monahan (Self Published)

| Reviewed by Morgan Amos

Victoria Bench and Peter Clark are in the honeymoon phase of their relationship when suddenly, everything changes, and Victoria finds herself living in Florida as a housewife without the ring in Lynn Monahan's . Victoria and Peter met online, dated for six months, and then Peter abruptly called the relationship off, leaving Victoria wondering where things went wrong. She found out he cheated. As with any relationship, there are highs and lows, and after patching things up sometime later, Victoria agrees to uproot her life, leaving fam...

Desert Phoenix—Inspired by a True Story

Suzette Bruggeman (Skinny Leg Press)

| Reviewed by Cristina Prescott

Desert Phoenix—Inspired by a True Story by Suzette Bruggeman is a poignant narrative that is as psychologically disturbing as it is emotionally rich. It follows the story of a woman forced into prostitution and her journey to finding love and inner freedom. She has known love and innocence as a child, but after losing her family to yellow fever, Tempa is forced into prostitution as a girl. Hers is a hard world where drugs, alcoholism, and depression are a constant for her. While she enjoys literature, hers is a world without that luxury,&n...

But Do You Love Me with Locura?

Sharon Steeber (Atmosphere Press)

| Reviewed by Morgan Amos

Can a couple's love transcend time, family traditions, loyalties, and a willingness to compromise with each other regardless of the cost? Author Sharon Steeber's But Do You Love Me With Locura explores this question by introducing readers to a complex and beautiful love story between Rosie Logan and Doctor Juan Ramón Villaseñor. Rosie is from California. She is visiting Cuernavaca in Mexico to learn Spanish. While there, she meets Doctor Villaseñor. They develop a friendship, which progresses to a relationship, thus causing them...

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