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The Making of His Marchioness by Lauri Robinson

Posted January 24, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Harlequin, Harlequin Historical, Victorian Romance / 0 Comments

She trusted him with her life…

But what about her heart?

After the American Civil War propels widow Clara and her daughter to England, they’re given refuge by the enigmatic Marquess of Clairmount.

Being the damsel in distress doesn’t come easy to independent Clara, so after finding his estate in disarray, she seizes her chance to help him.

As she plays the role of the marchioness, her attraction to the guarded marquess is bittersweet, as this Cinderella knows she doesn’t belong in his aristocratic world… 

Titles in the Southern Belles in London series include — The Return of His Promised Duchess —♥— The Making of His Marchioness —♥— Falling for His Pretend Countess —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Brokenhearted Cowboy by Macie St. James

Posted January 18, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Falling in love with her client is not in her plans.

Brendon Ludington has lived his entire life in the shadow of his older brother, Sawyer. As the family ranch faces serious legal troubles, though, he can’t help but speak his mind. It helps when he manages to befriend the family attorney, especially when his mom starts playing matchmaker.

Marnie Chapman takes her job as an attorney seriously. Her dream has long been to make partner at a law firm in her hometown, and she’s on her way to achieving it. But as she spends time with Brendon Ludington, she starts to feel things she hasn’t felt in a long time. As a professional, she knows she has to battle those feelings, but it’s becoming increasingly impossible.

As the deadline to return home looms, both Brendon and Marnie fight a growing attraction. Once duty calls, Brendon’s fears kick in. He swore he’d never again fall in love with a woman who can’t stay in his beloved small town, and that is exactly what he’s done. He can’t leave Cupid Ridge, and her home is hours away, so how can it possibly work?

Titles in the Cupid Ridge Dude Ranch series include — The Maverick Cowboy —♥— The Brokenhearted Cowboy —♥— The Scorned Cowboy —♥— The Sullen Cowboy —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Pregnant in the Italian’s Palazzo by Amanda Cinelli

Posted January 12, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Diverse Voices, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Recommend, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

The consequence of their sky-high encounter:
“I’m pregnant!”

Fashion designer Aria Dane needs to get from New York to London. The simple solution? Nysio Bacchetti’s private jet.

Yet there’s nothing simple about the collision between free-spirited Aria and guarded Nysio. And for one flight, they yield to explosive desire…

Weeks later, the Italian billionaire can’t get Aria out of his head. To stop his perfectly ordered world from descending into chaos, Nysio’s sole option is to finish what they started…

Only, once Aria arrives at his grand palazzo, they discover something truly life-changing—her unexpected pregnancy!

Titles in The Greeks’ Race to the Altar series include — Stolen in Her Wedding Gown —♥— The Billionaire’s Last-Minute Marriage —♥— Pregnant in the Italian’s Palazzo  —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that contains language, possible violence, and sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Rodeo Rebel by Joanne Rock

Posted January 9, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Modern Western Romance, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“Find out for yourself if I’m as bad as everyone says.”

When infamous bull rider Gavin Kingsley finds out he’s been disinherited, he wants answers—and Lauryn Hamilton, his father’s former employee and the local sheriff’s daughter may have them.

Participating in a charity bachelor auction for Lauryn’s horse rescue is the perfect opportunity for Gavin to find what he’s looking for…even if he has to seduce the truth out of her.

When bad boy Gavin unlocks sweet Lauryn’s rebellious side, he may be roped into more than he bargained for.

Titles in the Kingsland Ranch series include — Rodeo Rebel —♥— The Rancher’s Plus-One —♥— Alaskan Blackout —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Maverick Cowboy by Macie St. James

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He’s slow to trust. She can’t seem to keep a secret. Can they overcome their differences to find their happily ever after?

Joshua Ludington is slow to trust. After being betrayed by the woman he loved, he vowed to take a hiatus from dating. But when Lucie Cooper drives onto his family ranch, he finds the beautiful chef hard to resist.

Lucie Cooper is at Cupid Ridge Inn to do a job. They need an interim chef for their dude ranch guests, and she’s determined to fill that position. When she runs into handsome cowboy Joshua Ludington, at first she’s excited to show off her cooking skills. Soon, though, it becomes apparent that what she’s feeling for him goes beyond gratitude for the job.

Although Lucie knows Joshua has been burned, she’s determined to show this handsome cowboy that he can count on her. But Lucie is notoriously bad at keeping secrets, and working for the Ludingtons means keeping things quiet. She means well, but she might just destroy her new relationship before it gets off the ground.

Titles in the Cupid Ridge Dude Ranch series include — The Maverick Cowboy —♥— The Brokenhearted Cowboy —♥— The Scorned Cowboy —♥— The Sullen Cowboy —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Can this tenacious beauty tame Royal, Texas’s savage beast? 

One New Year’s Eve kiss is all it takes…

To tame a handsome beast.

Thanks to a bogus inheritance, rancher Heath Thurston has a score to settle.

Seducing his sexy land surveyor, Ruby Bennet, is not part of his revenge plan…nor is the snowstorm that leaves them stranded with nothing but a connection they can’t deny.

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, will Heath’s icy heart finally melt, or will he remain a vengeful beast for good?

Titles in the multi-author Texas Cattleman’s Club: Ranchers and Rivals series include — Staking a Claim by Janice Maynard – Boyfriend Lessons by Sophia Singh Sasson – On Opposite Sides by Cat Schield – Rivalry at Play by Nadine GonzalezVacation Crush by Yahrah St. John – An Ex to Remember by Jessica Lemmon – Cinderella Masquerade by LaQuette – One Christmas Night by Jules Bennett – Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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A Hero and His Dog by Carrie Nichols

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He came to find his dog.

Has he also found a reason to stay?

 Former Special Forces soldier Mitch Sawicki’s mission is simple: find the dog who survived the explosion that ended Mitch’s military career.

Vermont farmer Aurora Walsh thinks Mitch is the extra pair of hands she desperately needs.

Her young daughter sees Mitch as a welcome addition to their family, whose newest member is the three-legged Sarge.

Can another wounded warrior find a home with a pint-size princess and her irresistible mother?

Titles in the Small-Town Sweethearts series include — The Marine’s Secret Daughter —♥— The Sergeant’s Unexpected Family —♥— His Unexpected Twins —♥— The Scrooge of Loon Lake —♥—The Sergeant’s Matchmaking Dog —♥— The Hero Next Door —♥— A Hero and His Dog —♥—

*I have read most of the titles in the Small-Town Sweethearts series although they were reviewed on a different website. To avoid link confusions I’ll only be linking titles that were reviewed here at Happily Ever After Romance*

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Trouble with Love and Hate by Cat Schield

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

When enemies become lovers, can they work together to save a piece of history? 

The line between love and hate is about to be demolished.

Charleston architect Chase Love is watching Teagan Burns. Her reputation proceeds her, and it’s not pretty. The New York socialite wants to buy an ancestral home from Chase’s best friend, but he’s determined to stop her. Now Chase faces a foe who’s ambitious, determined…and stunning.

Teagan may be a handful, but she’s not the one being unreasonable. The gorgeous architect refuses to work with her! He’s infuriating—and tantalizing. But when Teagan’s past follows her to Charleston, she must choose between the enemy who could ruin her…and the one she’s falling for.

Titles in the Sweet Tea and Scandals series include — Upstairs Downstairs Baby —♥— Substitute Seduction —♥— Revenge with Benefits —♥— Seductive Secrets —♥— Seduction, Southern Style —♥— The Trouble with Love and Hate —♥—

*While I have read all the titles in this series they were not reviewed on this website, so to avoid confusion with links I’m only linking titles reviewed here at Happily Ever After Romance*

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The GP’s Royal Secret by Traci Douglass

Posted January 2, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Medical Romance, Sexual Content, Standalone Single Title / 0 Comments

Reunited in the Mediterranean…

Bound by her revelation…

Taking a locum position aboard a luxury yacht, GP Cate is stunned to come face-to-face with her ex, Prince Davian.

She now has the chance to tell him her biggest secret—she had his child!

When they were medical residents, Davian kept his identity hidden and, duty-bound, left without saying goodbye.

As they set sail, old flames reignite and their passion takes over

…but can they cope with the pressures of their new royal reality?

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Taking His Chance by April Murdock

Posted December 24, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Series, Series Connection, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Rebecca Hilton and Casey Shipley have been friends since college. She loves that he’s dependable and loyal, but that doesn’t make him dating material for her.

Casey fell in love with Rebecca almost the instant they met. But she has a “type” and he doesn’t check all the boxes.
When she shows up unexpectedly at his family’s ranch, he’s thrilled to see her. But he soon realizes she has eyes for his brother. His well-built, ruggedly handsome brother. Since he wants her to be happy, he agrees to help her get close to his brother.

But as clues start mounting up that Casey might be her soulmate, Rebecca starts to wonder why she and Casey never even kissed. And he looks back on their past with regret that he never let her know how he felt back in their college days.

Will Casey get a second chance to win the woman he knows is his forever love? And is Rebecca willing to see if their friendship is really something more?

Titles in the Billionaire Ranchers Second Generation series include — Faking Her Engagement —♥— Protecting His Heart —♥— Marrying Her Friend —♥— Dating Her Crush —♥— Taking His Chance —♥—

And… is a spin-off of the Billionaire Ranchers series which includes — Impressing Her Billionaire Boss —♥— Keeping Her Cowboy CEO —♥— Saving Her Billionaire Cowboy Hero —♥— Loving Her Billionaire Cowboy Partner —♥— Arguing With Her Billionaire Cowboy —♥— Teaching Her Billionaire Cowboy Rookie —♥—

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