Saturday, October 1, 2016

MONTHLY RECAP: September 2016


To Steal a Heart (Secrets and Spies, #1)
Forced to do the bidding of a corrupt government minister, Marianne de Bonnard agrees to plant incriminating evidence in the offices of France’s most notorious spymaster. Under cover of night, the tightrope-walking thief puts her skills to good use—until her aerial stunt is foiled when her target appears in the window and, with consummate poise, helps Marianne off the wire and into his lair. The tremors that run through her body are not just from fear; there’s an unwanted frisson of desire there, too. But is it because of her elegant, wickedly handsome host . . . or his proposition?

Nicolas Valette has had plans for his graceful trespasser since he witnessed her unique skills at the Cirque Olympique. Sinuous as a cat, Marianne is perfect for his next mission, but she refuses his generous offer for fear of disobeying her family’s tormenter. When their mutual enemy auctions off her virginity to the highest bidder, Nicolas leaps at the chance to purchase her cooperation. Keeping her will be like trying to tame a wild animal, but what’s life without a little risk? Besides, Nicolas and Marianne both want the same thing: revenge—and, perhaps, something else that’s equally delicious.


4.5 Stars
To Steal a Heart (Secrets and Spies #1) by K.C. Bateman (historical romance)

4.25 Stars
Level Up (Fandom Hearts #1) by Cathy Yardley (contemporary romance)

4 Stars
Say It Right (All Saints #2) by A.M. Arthur (M/M contemporary)
Archangel's Shadows (Guild Hunter #7) by Nalini Singh (urban fantasy)
Archangel's Enigma (Guild Hunter #8) by Nalini Singh (urban fantasy)
Do You Want to Start a Scandal (Spindle Cove #5) by Tessa Dare (historical romance)
The Perks of Loving a Scoundrel (Seduction Diaries #3) by Jennifer McQuiston (historical romance)
Fullmetal Alchemist --- 3-in-1 Edition, Volume 1 (Fullmetal Alchemist #1-3) by Hiromu Arakawa (fantasy manga)

3.5 Stars
Highland Warrior (Campbell Trilogy #1) by Monica McCarty (historical romance)

3.25 Stars
The Governess Was Wicked (Governess #1) by Julia Kelly (historical romance)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Status Update (#gaymers, #1) Hannah and the Highlander (Untamed Highlanders, #1) To Charm a Naughty Countess (The Matchmaker Trilogy, #2) Steel's Edge (The Edge, #4)
 Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1) A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #1) A Scot in the Dark (Scandal & Scoundrel #2) Highland Warrior (Campbell Trilogy, #1) No Mistress Of Mine (An American Heiress in London, #4)
 Do You Want to Start a Scandal (Spindle Cove, #5) Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, #6) Archangel's Shadows (Guild Hunter, #7) Archangel's Enigma (Guild Hunter, #8)


Top Ten Tuesday

Breathless Baron (The Knickerbocker Club, #2) The Soldier's Scoundrel My Brown-Eyed Earl (The Wayward Wallflowers, #1) Duke of Pleasure (Maiden Lane, #11)
 Lady Claire Is All That (Keeping Up with the Cavendishes, #3) Bluewater Blues (Bluewater Bay, #15) Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology


  1. Looks like you had a productive month! I've had my eye on Where Am I Now by Mara Wilson, as it sounds like a good read. Have a great month!

  2. oh man hun!!!! It looks like you had such a great month here. First off I haven't seen the cover to Breathless yet, but man its so pretty!! I love the green there. To Steal A Heart sounds wonderful, I love a good spy romance and I have never heard of this one, so I am adding it to my next to buy list!!! I totally trust you since we have the same interests in romance. And I think its great that Avon is going into M/M romance. I am curious to see what you think of that one. Hope October is a great month for you!!!

    1. I think you would really like To Steal a Heart. K.C. Bateman (the author) will also be doing a guest post and giveaway on the blog this Friday if you are interested.

  3. What a great month for you! Off to check out some of your many reviews

    My September Recap!


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