Review: His Darkest Hunger 4

His Darkest Hunger Author: Juliana Stone Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: March 30, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061808777 Retail: $7.99 384 pages Jaxon Castille: jaguar shifter, warrior, assassin. He has long hungered for the chance to make his former lover, Libby Jamieson, pay for her deadly betrayal. After three long years he’s finally found her. The hunt is […]

Review: Rogue In My Arms 5

Rogue In My Arms Author: Celeste Bradley Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Pub. Date: March 30, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0312943097 Retail: $7.99 352 pages Laconic Sir Colin Lambert isn’t at all worried about the prospect of fatherhood—not if it brings the lovely actress Chantal back into his life! She refused him once, but now with little Melody […]

Review: Fallen Angel 7

Fallen Angel Author: Mary Jo Putney Publisher: Everlyn Pub. Date: November 2, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1849670005 Retail: £6.99 354 pages Taste the Passion, Glitter and Menace of Regency England. Haunted by the betrayals of his past, Nicholas Davies, the half Gypsy Earl of Aberdare, returns to Wales after years of absence, determined to sever all ties […]

The Season’s New Look! 28

The Seasons sites have all been facelifted!!! Yay, I’m so happy it’s over (the face lift), and I’m really pleased with the way it turned out. Honestly, when I look at the way I had the website before, I think to myself, what the hell was I thinking making it so user-unfriendly. I’ve worked in […]

Review: The Vampire and the Virgin 4

The Vampire and the Virgin Author: Kerrelyn Sparks Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: March 9, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061667862 Retail: $7.99 384 pages Olivia’s packing list: 1. Sunscreen 2. Bathing suit 3. Flip-flops FBI psychologist Olivia Sotiris was looking for a cool ocean breeze, sand between her toes, and a break from her crazy, chaotic, and sometimes […]

And the winners are… 1

The winner of Jennifer Haymore’s A TOUCH OF SCANDAL is… Anne C. Bowling And the winner of Maggie Robinson’s ARC of MISTRESS BY MISTAKE is… Monica Congrats, ladies! Please email your contact info to me at historicals at smittenbybooks dot com to collect your book.

ARC Giveaway 52

It is only now I can bear to part with the ARC of Mistress By Mistake and that’s simply because Maggie sent me a copy of the finished thing! Autographed specially to me.   Mistress By Mistake doesn’t come out until April 27, so still over a week away, but it really can’t hit the […]

Review: The Wild Marquis 10

I thought long and hard before I decided to post this review. Not because it’s bad. It’s not. But because I want the reviewer to like the premise of the book. I want the book to be a book that would interest them enough to purchase themselves. As Sherry found out, this didn’t turn out […]

Taking a moment… 30

Today, I’d like to take a moment to talk about something I just discovered. Yesterday,  Jennifer Haymore, who also writes as Dawn Halliday, announced that she was diagnosed with breast cancer last month. Jennifer spoke about it on her blog. You can read it here. Just the word cancer instills a certain fear in most […]

Review:In Bed With The Duke 3

In Bed With The Duke Author: Christina Dodd Publisher: NAL/Signet Pub. Date: March 2, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0451229335 Retail: $7.99 400 pages Demure lady’s companion Emma Chegwidden never defies society’s rules. Until the night she runs straight into the arms of the mysterious and menacing Reaper . . . a man who rides the night-shadowed countryside […]