Category Archives: ARC

Advanced Readers Copies received from the publisher or the author in exchange for an honest review.

The Burgas Affair by Ellis Shuman

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in exchange for an honest review. Product info: It is a story which contains some reality: the terrorist attack at Burgas Airport in 2012, during which five Israeli tourists … Continue reading

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Late Whitsun by Jasper Kent

I’ve been sent a complimentary copy of this ARC by the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Synopsis: Brighton, 1938. Charlie ‘Big Bad’ Woolf thought it would be easy money, and there’s precious little … Continue reading

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Rosewater by Tade Thompson

I got a complimentary ARC copy of this one from the agent of the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis: Kaaro, a man from the Yoruba tribe, lives in Rosewater. It’s a town shaped like … Continue reading

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Monarch by C.M. Burnett

I got a complimentary copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Official synopsis: Some Secrets Kill. Anna Kapoor knows what she wants. When she meets Virgil Matthews and marries … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Synopsis: Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can’t keep a secret Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed. Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Forbidden Fate (Isle of Feralon 02) by Kristin Miller

Synopsis: Sasha, a love-thirsty werewolf and rightful heir to the Were throne, is ready to take control over her pack. But when her first love, dragon shifter Damon Frost, lands on her doorstep, demanding their races negotiate ownership over Feralon’s … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Sharing Hailey (Lovers & Friends 01) by Samantha Ann King

Synopsis: Hailey Anderson’s deep, dark secret? She’s been madly in lust with her overprotective brother’s two best friends for years. Gorgeous woodworking artist Mark Allen and sexy doctor Tony Adamo have no idea they star in her fantasies every night. … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Season for Surrender (Holiday Pleasures 02) by Theresa Romain

Synopsis: Honor Among Rogues Alexander Edgeware, Lord Xavier, has quite a reputation—for daring, wagering, and wickedness in all its delightful forms. But the wager before him is hardly his preferred sport: Xavier must persuade a proper young lady to attend … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Firelight (Darkest London 01) by Kristen Callihan

Synopsis: Once the flames are ignited . . . Miranda Ellis is a woman tormented. Plagued since birth by a strange and powerful gift, she has spent her entire life struggling to control her exceptional abilities. Yet one innocent but … Continue reading

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