Category Archives: rameau

Fair Game (All’s Fair 01) by Josh Lanyon

Synopsis: A crippling knee injury forced Elliot Mills to trade in his FBI badge for dusty chalkboards and bored college students. Now a history professor at Puget Sound university, the former agent has put his old life behind him—but it … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: A Lady’s Revenge (Nexus 01) by Tracey Devlyn

Synopsis: British agent Cora deBeau has spent the last three years seducing secrets from the most hardened of French spies while searching for her parents’ killer. When her latest assignment goes awry, she suffers at the hands of her French … Continue reading

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Isabella by Loretta Chase

Synopsis: At the spinster age of 26, the independent, wealthy and imminently sensible Isabella Latham had forgotten about marriage hopes long ago. Ever aware of duty, Isabella accompanies her two young cousins to oversee their debut in London…only to find … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Bride’s Baby by Liz Fielding

Synopsis: The wedding of the season! Events manager Sylvie Smith is organizing a glittering fund-raising event: a wedding show in a stately home. She has even been roped into pretending to be a bride… a bride who’s five months pregnant! … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Synopsis: The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an … 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: Lola ylösalaisin (Lola uppochner) by Monika Fagerholm

Lola ylösalaisin by Monika Fagerholm Ehkäpä jonain päivänä otan omasta neuvostani vaarin ja lakkaan lukemasta kriitikoiden suosittelemia kirjoja. Ne nimittäin yleensä tuottavat suurimmat pettymykset. Takakannessa Fagerholmin kieltä kehutaan hypnoottiseksi, mikä on tässä yhteydessä kiertoilmaus jankkaavalle. Satunnaiset ilmaisut ja lauseet toistuvat … Continue reading

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God’s War (Bel Dame Apocrypha 01) by Kameron Hurley

Synopsis: Nyx had already been to hell. One prayer more or less wouldn’t make any difference… On a ravaged, contaminated world, a centuries-old holy war rages, fought by a bloody mix of mercenaries, magicians, and conscripted soldiers. Though the origins … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: His Heart’s Obsession by Alex Beecroft

Synopsis: Kingston, Jamaica, 1752 Robert Hughes, a lieutenant–and rogue–in the British Royal Navy, is in love with his gorgeous fellow officer, Hal Morgan. Hal only has eyes for their captain–a man who’ll never share their inclinations. Night after night aboard … Continue reading

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Rise by Karina Bliss

Originally posted on Love in the Margins. Synopsis: Acclaimed literary biographer Elizabeth Winston writes about long-dead heroes. So bad-boy rock icon Zander Freedman couldn’t possibly tempt her to write his memoir. Except the man is a mass of fascinating contradictions–manipulative, … Continue reading

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