logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Painting
Heart Disease
Horror Literature
Dating
Hiking & Backpacking
SF/Fantasy Books
Healthy Foods


dailyclick
All times in EST

Autism Spectrum Disorders: 4:00 PM

Full Schedule
g
g Romance Novels Site

BellaOnline's Romance Novels Editor

g

November Potpourri of Romance

Guest Author - Elizabeth Darrach

Hello, and welcome back! As we creep closer to winter and the holiday season, my TBR pile is maintaining a steady height that assures me I'll have plenty of reading material when it's too cold to go outside, or when I've finished clearing out the flower beds for the season. The only thing left is to stock up on tea and hot chocolate.

First up this week, we have the latest from Jodi Thomas, A Texan's Luck
A Texan's Luck
(Jove). The last of the bride lottery trio is getting her story this time. Lacy Larson's husband is coming home at last, but, after their first and only meeting, she wants no part of it. Frankly, Walker doesn't really have any use for a wife, but he has no choice in making this visit--he's under orders to keep his wife safe from the man she thought she'd killed. I didn't like this one as well as the previous two in the trilogy. Lacy's too prickly at times, and at others, inexplicably kind to a man who hasn't earned it. It's earned three arrows.

Next is Virginia Henley's Insatiable
Insatiable
(Signet). Catherine Spencer's impulsiveness leads her to all sorts of adventures a young woman in Queen Elizabeth's court should not be having. Patrick Hepburn is one such 'adventure', though he has secrets that could threaten their tumultuous relationship. This is a great example of Ms. Henley's work--filled with just enough historical detail to root you firmly in the setting, inhabited by characters you can't help but love, and dotted with enough steamy attraction to keep her most devoted fans happy. I'm giving it four of Cupid's five arrows.

Next is Emma Holly's The Demon's Daughter
The Demon's Daughter
(Berkley). Roxanne McAllister's past has made her an outsider, but Adrian Phillips ranks even lower on the social ladder than she. Their pasts don't stop them from becoming involved, and the future of many more depends on what they can accomplish together. This one features demons and humans, and, like many of her paranormal stories, wasn't a keeper for me. I've been a paranormal fan for years, but I find myself disappointed with many of the newer ones. This one's earned only two arrows.

Finally, we have Blue Dahlia
Blue Dahlia
(Jove), the first in a new Nora Roberts trilogy. Stella Rothchild is about to start over again. Widowed two years previously, she's brought her two young boys from Michigan to Tennessee, close to her father, and hopefully to a new job with Rosilind Harper. Stella's got ideas for Roz's nursery business, and with her organizational skills, she knows she can do well. Her organizational skills, though, are what drives disorganized landscaper Logan Kitridge craziest. They're a match made in Nora Roberts heaven. Yay! There's a great cast of characters here, and I can't wait to read Roz's story next--but it's not coming till June, darn it. Ah well. I'll wait, along with all her other fans. And in the meantime, this one gets four and a half arrows.

Until next time, happy reading!

This site needs an editor - click to learn more!

Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Twitter Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Facebook Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to MySpace Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Del.icio.us Digg November+Potpourri+of+Romance Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Yahoo My Web Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Google Bookmarks Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Stumbleupon Add November+Potpourri+of+Romance to Reddit




Nora Roberts
RSS
Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Romance Novels Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2013 by Elizabeth Darrach. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Elizabeth Darrach. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact BellaOnline Administration for details.

g


g features
Yes, Master

One Wrong Move

Hot in Handcuffs

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2013 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor