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Friday, December 19, 2008

Best Romance Novel Reviews

The newest romance novels rated 5 hearts (or stars, books, etc.) from The Wild Rose Press are listed here.

Click title to find the book, or hearts to read the review. For a description of ratings, please click here.

All My Hopes and Dreams, by Celia Yeary ☆☆☆☆☆
Historical (Western), spicy

To escape an arranged marriage, beautiful, proper Cynthia Harrington from East Texas impulsively marries Ricardo Romero, a striking, sensual Spaniard who ranches on the far western edge of the Texas frontier. Innocently, she steps into a hotbed of anger, rivalry, and strong wills. As she struggles to gain a foothold in the hostile household and foreign ranch community, she finds that her biggest challenge is to make her husband love her.
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“This is an emotionally charged, fast pace historical western that takes your heart in the saddle for a incredible ride. A must read.” – Debra, WRDF Reviews
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Reviewer Top Pick
Caribbean Dreams of Love, by Bess McBride ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, sensual

Daisy and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lilly, are embarking on a Caribbean cruise. She isn't looking for anything special on the cruise other than a pleasant break from her humdrum existence as long-time divorced single mother to a busy teenage girl. She certainly isn't prepared for an enigmatic man named Peter whose idiosyncrasies in dress and speech mark him as an eccentric person to avoid. But Daisy can't avoid him. In fact, she begins to obsess about him from the first moment she catches him staring at her in the cruise ship terminal.
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“Ms. McBride has outdone herself yet again. I absolutely adored this story! The author’s descriptions of the characters, the beautiful scenery and the legends were all exquisitely done.” – Diana Coyle, Night Owl Reviews
…full review
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Reviewer Top Pick
Do You Hear What I Hear?, by Teri Wilson ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, sweet

As a child, Simone Littleton adores the European folktale that animals are given the gift of speech at midnight on Christmas Eve. She makes a wish to talk to animals "forever and ever" and, when her pet Dalmatian asks her for a biscuit, she discovers her wish has been granted. Now Simone is all grown up and she uses her unique gift to rehabilitate unwanted horses. When racehorse trainer Chet Wallace rolls into San Antonio, with chocolate eyes and dimples blazing beneath his black Stetson, romantic sparks fly.
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“Ms. Wilson has penned a wonderful story. I loved how the author came up with the creative storyline of Simone being able to communicate with animals and I was truly heartbroken with how she was treated by most people because of her special gift.” – Diana Coyle, Night Owl Romance
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No Funny Stuff!, by Michele Hart ☆☆☆☆☆
Paranormal, spicy

Something's Rotten at the Gates of Heaven.... Under conspiratorial inspiration of Olympian thrones, Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, sends a blessing of love and laughter to Drew Murphy, a young man cursed to a short and miserable life. But when her favorite messenger Daisy Sullivan accidentally launches the magic --wrong time, wrong place, wrong method, wrong everything!-- Thalia must force to light buried secrets of a millennia-old family curse…
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“Beautifully written, with characters so three-dimensional you feel you can reach out and touch them, this novel is the best I’ve read for a long time. It will have you laughing out loud, chewing your nails, and sitting nowhere but on the very edge of your seat.” -- Eglantine, Long and Short Reviews
…full review
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Roses for Rachel, by Dianne Miley ☆☆☆☆☆
Inspirational, sensual

Young widow Rachel Santos raises her daughters alone and tries to get past the pain of losing her cheating husband. Attracted to pretty boys, she goes from one bad relationship to another. When she dumps her cheating boyfriend, someone vandalizes her home and sabotages her job. Faithful Elliot Truman catches this demented stalker... and convinces her some men are worth loving.

“The writer has given us characters who are beautifully drawn and who have real-life problems and a good plot, which twists and turns keeping you guessing right up to the end…. This book was a pleasure to read and I suggest that you add it to your 'must read' list.” – Andrea, WRDF Reviews
…full review
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Wayback Texas: Re-Ride at the Rodeo,
by Anne Carrole
☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (Western), hot

Saddle bronc rider Clay Tanner is looking for a good time and the tempting little blonde who’s working the beer concession at the rodeo looks like she could use one—except she turns him down. Feeling like he’s been bucked off his bronc before the eight second buzzer, Clay’s betting he can score if she’ll give him a re-ride. But qualifying may call for more than he’s prepared to give.
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“Anne Carole has written such a down-to earth love story with tall, sexy cowboys….This is my first Anne Carole's book and it definitely would not be the last one.” – Amylove, WRDF Reviews
…full review
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Wayback Texas: Return of the Prodigal Daughter,
by Marguerite Arotin
☆☆☆☆☆
Contemporary (Western), spicy

Famous prodigal daughter Sherrie Porter comes home to Wayback after a wildfire destroys her Malibu home and ruins her supermodel stardom. While she longs for the comfort of family and friends, there’s one person she wants to avoid— her ex-boyfriend Jake Serrano. Jake thought he did the right thing by leaving her to her modeling career, but when they meet again, he can’t deny the flames that never died. Can they rekindle their passion or will stubborn pride tear them apart?

“This story of love lost, love found flowed very nicely….I enjoyed every minute of it.” -- Breia Brickey, WRDF Reviews
…full review
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2 comments:

Bess McBride said...

Thank you for posting these reviews, Jennette! You're the best!

Bess McBride

Jennette Green said...

You're welcome, Bess! And congratulations on the wonderful review! You receive so many terrific reviews for your books--I'm going to have to try "Caribbean Dreams of Love." It sounds like a fun and intriguing read. :)

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