Book Review #250: Forsaken

Author: L.B. Gilbert Genre: Paranormal romance, Women’s Fiction Language: English Series, if any: Cursed Angel Watchtower, Book 12 Publisher: Candy Cap Publishing Date of publication: January 15, 2018 No. Of pages: 235 Synopsis: Cast out of heaven thousands of years ago, Ash is given a second chance to redeem himself. If he ends the reign of the demon king and frees the city of Bastille from the curse, his exile will end. But everything is not as simple as it appears to be. In the remains of the post-apocalyptic Paris, his fallen angel has to defeat the odds and save … Continue reading Book Review #250: Forsaken

Book Review #249: Before we visit the Goddess

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Genre: General Fiction, Women’s Fiction Language: English Series, if any: NA Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date of publication: No. Of pages: 210 Synopsis: A novel that transcends across three generations of mothers and daughters and yet ties them across time and geography in a bond that cannot be defined by time. Each of them strive to discover their strength, and in turn discover themselves. Review: Having a signed book copy from your favorite author is something that feels like a privilege and borders on being a prized collection and a honor. Having followed the writings of … Continue reading Book Review #249: Before we visit the Goddess

Book Review #248: Close Contact

Auhor: Lori Foster Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction, Romantic Intrigue Language: English Series, if any: Body Armor, Book 3 Publisher: Harlequin (US & Canada) Date of publication: 28 November 2017 No. Of pages: 384 Synopsis: The last thing that Miles Dartman expected when he turned up at his new job was the appearance of the one who got away. Personal shopper Maxi Nevar chose the highway after a couple of casual nights. But he never thought that very highway is now disrupting her life with mysterious threats and chaos. She might be hiring him as a bodyguard through Body Armor security … Continue reading Book Review #248: Close Contact

Book Review #247: Dr. Jerkyll & Mr. Seek

Author: Anthony O’ Neill Genre: General Fiction Language: English  Series, if any: NA Publisher: Black and White Publishing Date of publication: 1 September 2017 No. Of pages: 288 Synopsis:  Seven years after the death of Edward Hyde, a stylish gentleman shows up in foggy London claiming to be Dr Henry Jekyll. Only Mr Utterson, Jekyll’s faithful lawyer and confidant, knows that he must be an impostor – because Jekyll was Hyde. With bodies piling up of potential challengers and Jekyll’s friends atteting to the claimed identity of the man, Utterson slows starts fearing his life to be at danger and … Continue reading Book Review #247: Dr. Jerkyll & Mr. Seek

Book Review #246: The Butterfly Project

Author: Emma Scott Genre: General Fiction, Women’s Fiction, New Adult Romance Language: English  Series, if any: NA Publisher: Trillian Date of publication: 21 February 2017 No. Of pages: 267 Synopsis:  At age fourteen, Zelda Rossi witnessed a horrifying incident that changed the course of her life and now she just spends the last ten years hardening her heart against the guilt and grief. She channels her pain into her art: a dystopian graphic novel where vigilantes travel back in time to stop heinous crimes—like child abduction—before they happen. Zelda pitches her graphic novel to several big-time comic book publishers in … Continue reading Book Review #246: The Butterfly Project

Book Review #245: The Wicked Billionaire 

Author: Jackie Ashenden  Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction Language: English  Series, if any: Tate Brothers, Book 2 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date of publication: 3 October 2017 No. Of pages: 238 Synopsis: As a trained sniper and a Navy SEAL, Lucas Tate devoted his life to his duty to the country. His nerves of steel and complete detachment makes him good at his job. One of the best. He knows how to protect. So when the widow of one of his former comrades finds herself in apparent danger, Lucas makes it his job to protect her against all enemies. Grace Riley feels … Continue reading Book Review #245: The Wicked Billionaire 

Book Review #244: Forbidden Kisses

Author: Annie Rains Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction Language: English  Series, if any: Blushing Bay, Book 1 Publisher: Random House Publishing- Loveswept Date of publication: 11 April 2017 No. Of pages: 197 Synopsis:  For years, Jack Sawyer’s family has been running their upscale seafood business like a finely tuned machine. But every machine breaks down eventually, and suddenly Jack needs a new office manager, a new kayak launch, and a new lease on life. Then Grace Donner shows up again. She’s smart, motivated, and perfect for the manager position. The only problem is that her mother is the reason why their … Continue reading Book Review #244: Forbidden Kisses

Book Review #243: Passenger 19

Author: Ward Larsen Genre: Mystery & Thriller Language: English  Series, if any: Jammer Davis, Book 3 Publisher: Oceanview Publishing Date of publication: 5 January 2016 No. Of pages: 336 Synopsis: Frank “Jammer” Davis has spent most of his life investigating aircraft accidents. When a small regional jet disappears over the jungles of Colombia, it is a tragedy like dozens of others he has seen…but for one terrible detail—his young daughter, who was enroute to a semester abroad in South America, is listed on the passenger manifest. A distraught Davis is immediately brought into the folds of the inquiry. When the wreckage … Continue reading Book Review #243: Passenger 19

Book Review #242: Are You There Krishna? It’s Me, Reshma. Or Rachel. Or Whatever.

Author: Rachel Khona Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Language: English  Series, if any: NA Publisher: Thought Catalog Books Date of publication: 1 February 2017 No. Of pages: 304 Synopsis:  Rachel knew even as a child that she was a bar set apart from her America-settled Indian family. While her parents worried about her mediocre grades, she had other gems on her mind such as:  Why can’t she go to the temple on her period? Why don’t her Indian cousins like her? Why was it ok to be sexualised at a beauty pageant but not for herself? How can she straddle two … Continue reading Book Review #242: Are You There Krishna? It’s Me, Reshma. Or Rachel. Or Whatever.

Book Review #241: The Daring Duke

Author: Jess Michaels Genre: Historical Romance, Regency, Women’s Fiction Language: English  Series, if any: The 1797 Club, Book 1 Publisher: The Passionate Pen Date of publication: 14 March 2017 No. Of pages: 183 Synopsis:  The wild and charismatic Duke of Abernathe has very few people in his life who knows him very well. With ten other men who would all be dukes, he has formed the 1797 Club. And he has been adamant about his intention of never marrying anyone. Emma Liston has been a longtime wallflower with an absentee father who is a walking scandal waiting to happen, and she needs … Continue reading Book Review #241: The Daring Duke