A Literary Love Affair: SELF-e Romances | SELF-esteem


In the afterglow of Valentine’s Day, strive to keep the love alive by carving out a bit of time to share with fictional romantics. Whether you like your courtships with a dash of magic, a historical backdrop, or a contemporary feel, there’s something here for every hopeful heart. All of these stories, and many others, […]

In Defense of Danger | Romance Reviews, December 1, 2015


Beyond the classic romantic suspense tales, many love stories have an intrinsic element of peril. See how our couples find their way out of tight situations in these eminently appealing works.

Historical Gems (Balogh, Bourne), Stunning Contemporary (Higgins), Holiday Hits (Burrowes, Novak) | Romance Reviews


Small towns or cities, contemporary or historical, sweet or steamy, strictly realistic or graced with supernatural charm, there’s something here to match everyone’s tastes.

Captivating Romance from Jeffries, Phillips, Putney, & Thomas | Romance Reviews


Life-­changing secrets and class issues fuel Jeffrie’s plot, Phillips reveals a brilliant flair for the gothic, another memorable masterpiece from Putney, one of Thomas’s most unforgettable yet.

Christian Fiction Reviews | February 15, 2014


Reviews of Patricia Bradley’s Shadows of the Past, Ted Dekker’s Eyes Wide Open, Robin Lee Hatcher’s A Promise Kept, Cara C. Putman’s Shadowed by Grace: A Story of Monuments Men, and a list of titles from the February 15 issue.

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, July 5, 2013


A demon hunter and the demon meet up on Halloween, a new “Pride” novel from Nantus, an erotic anthology that is decidedly “wicked”

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, May 10, 2013


A horror ebook from Neocon, erotic romance during Mardi Gras, a chef with more on his mind than cooking, historical spies find love, and looking for a Plus One

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, March 22, 2013


A traditional romantic trope is turned on its ear in an LGBT romance, and three historicals, one a debut, will please fans of the genre

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, March 15, 2013


James revisits beloved characters, Merrow offers “inevitable tropes but in dynamically humorous ways,” and Ryan “presents a perfect example of a woman almost destroyed by the madman that is her husband”

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, March 1, 2013


SF anthology by women, follow-up to Laukkanen’s The Professionals, a masterly debut thriller, a historical romance debut, a powerfully addictive story from Scottoline, and an exciting new series from British suspense author Wilson