Balogh, Feehan, Shalvis, Thayne, Two Brides of Waterloo, Plus News | Romance Reviews, June 15, 2015


Small-Town Style What is it about community-based series romances—the ones set in small towns with an assortment of recurring characters that hover in the background of the main action—that is so appealing?

E-Originals from Bennett, Boyle, Bright, Kennedy, and Moon | Xpress Reviews


Hard-hitting hockey action, a delightful tale of mistaken identities, engaging characters in a series launch, this title for 50 Shades fans will grab readers’ hearts, a realistic romance between an older woman and a younger man

E-Originals from Berry & Co., Grothaus, Hassell, & Platt | Xpress Reviews


A charming quartet about a wedding-gone-wrong, the usual will they/won’t they is entertaining in Grothaus’s latest, vibrant characters from Hassell, Platt’s next “Farthingale” story is engaging from beginning to end

E-Originals from Austin, Cutler, Everett, and Sfetsos | Xpress Reviews


An entertaining series opener from Austin, friendship and life decisions from Cutler, a historical “marriage act” will have Everett’s readers invested, a high-octane sf/Western/romance saga from Sfetsos

Hot Summertime Reads


Grab an iced tea and one of these genre fiction favorites.

E-Originals from Barnard, Downs, Lake, and Martin | Xpress Reviews


A strong new adult series entry, a quick ghost story, a winning read with an unusual setting, and a high-stakes story that is light on the loving

E-Originals from Cosby, Harper, & Silver | Xpress Reviews


A 13th-century Scottish marriage of protection, keeping “Secrets” in the third title in Harper’s series, Silver does a great job of tying her two stories together

E-Original Romance from Trentham | Xpress Reviews


The excitement of high school football and the allure of a budding romance are rolled into a pleasing and thoughtful story that features reliable characters coupled with passionate and genuine love scenes

E-Original from Cole, Book 2 in the “Off the Grid” Series | Xpress Reviews


Cole brings a darker plotline to book two in her “Off the Grid” series. Our reviewer “can’t wait to see where she goes with Book 3″

E-Originals from Boyett-Compo, Burke, and Debut Author Calvin | Xpress Reviews


Boyett-Compo’s story deals with abuse, rape, and physical violence—not a light undertaking; Burke’s latest is another solid entry in a heartfelt, family-driven series; Calvin’s debut novel is the first in a planned series about the Coast Guard