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.

Last of the September Pop Fiction, from Paula Daly to Kim Harrison & More | Fiction Previews, Sept. 2015, Pt. 4


Block, Sandra. The Girl Without a Name. Grand Central. Sept. 2015. 368p. ISBN 9781455583775. pap. $15. THRILLER Block scored a hit with her debut, Little Black Lies, featuring energized psychiatrist Zoe Goldman. Now the good doctor is back, dealing with an African American girl whose identity is unknown. She’s suffering from amnesia, and evidently wants […]

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.

Seven Best-Selling Commercial Authors from Bradford to ebook Wonder Van Dyken | Fiction Previews, Apr. 2014, Pt. 2


Bradford, Barbara Taylor. Cavendon Hall. St. Martin’s. Apr. 2014. 400p. ISBN 9781250032355. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250032331. CD: Macmillan Audio. POP FICTION/HISTORICAL Perk up, Downton fans: the mega-best-selling Bradford, OBE, sets her next work in Edwardian England, at the home of the aristocratic Inghams. The family of Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, includes two […]

Fiction Previews, Dec. 2013, Pt. 2: Robards, Wagner, First Novelist Baxter, & More


Andersen, Laura. The Boleyn Deceit. Ballantine. Dec. 2013. 400p. ISBN 9780345534118. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780345534125. HISTORICAL Andersen recently launched a Tudor trilogy with The Boleyn King, which imagines that Anne Boleyn gave birth to a lusty baby boy who would become king of England. Here, Henry IX, called William by intimates, has passed through […]

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, May 17, 2013


The romance of Living Dangerously, following the Rules of Entanglement, falling in love with The Rebound Girl

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, March 29, 2013

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Steampunk romance from both Anna and Pape, heated suspense from Cross, and some Bad Attitude from Mitchell

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”