• The Paris Dressmaker at Wickedly Romance

    The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron | Book Review

    Rating: The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron Genres: Historical Based on true accounts of how Parisiennes resisted the Nazi occupation in World War II—from fashion houses to the city streets—comes a story of two courageous women who risked everything to fight an evil they couldn’t abide. Paris, 1939. Maison Chanel has closed, thrusting haute couture dressmaker Lila de Laurent out of the world of high fashion as Nazi soldiers invade the streets and the City of Lights slips into darkness. Lila’s life is now a series of rations, brutal restrictions, and carefully controlled propaganda while Paris is cut off from the rest of the world. Yet in hidden corners of…

  • Pastry and Poison at Wickedly Romance

    Pastry and Poison by Carole Fowkes | Book Review

    Rating: Pastry and Poison by Carole Fowkes Series: A Terrified Detective Mystery #7 Genres: Cozy Mystery Bakers around the city are dying from exquisitely decorated but deadly pastries. PI Claire's former boss, bakery owner Gloria Valducci, loses her head pastry chef when he takes a big bite of a delicious looking tart and drops dead. The police are baffled, including Claire's fiance, Police Detective Brian Corrigan and his annoyingly sexy new partner. Gloria is convinced she's next on the list and hires Claire to find the killer. Claire struggles to get one step ahead of the murders, but when she gets so close she can smell the vanilla, the murderer…

  • Truly Madly Plaid Featured at Wickedly Romance

    Truly Madly Plaid by Eliza Knight | Book Review

    Rating: Truly Madly Plaid by Eliza Knight Genres: Historical Romance These Highland warriors are prepared to give up everything to fight for their country. Annie MacPherson's world was torn apart when her family's castle was ravaged during the war. Determined to aid her countrymen, she braves the battlefield and finds Lieutenant Craig MacLean left for dead. Soon, her heart belongs to the fierce warrior. As the English dragoons draw closer to Annie's makeshift hospital, Craig knows they have to escape together if they'll have any chance to survive. But when they come face-to-face with the enemy, and Craig is imprisoned, Annie will have to risk everything she has to save…

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    Bayou Dreaming by Lexi Blake

    Rating: Bayou Dreaming by Lexi Blake Series: Butterfly Bayou #3 Genres: Contemporary Romance New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake’s heartfelt contemporary romance set in Louisiana's Butterfly Bayou. Roxanne King left the big city looking for a simpler life, but after years of proving herself on a SWAT team in New York City, being deputy in a sleepy Louisiana parish is something of an adjustment. She's settling in, but she knows she made some mistakes in the beginning--Zep Guidry being the worst of them. Zep drifts through life on his looks and Cajun charm. Roxie learned the hard way he's not for her. Zep is a man who knows what…

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    The Cowboy’s Second Chance Family by Leslie North

    Rating: The Cowboy’s Second Chance Family by Leslie North Series: Wells Brothers #3 Genres: Western Romance, Contemporary Romance Avery Collins is stunned when her ex, Tucker Wells, stumbles through her door during a snowstorm, pretending ten years haven’t gone by since he broke her heart. Tucker was the love of her life—and the father of their daughter, Shanna—and now he’s claiming amnesia. Well, Avery’s not buying it. At least not at first. What happened to the man who said he didn’t want children, who told her becoming a veterinarian would be a huge mistake? This Tucker is bonding with Shanna and praising Avery’s practice. He’s acting like a better, nicer,…

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    Night Train to Paris by Fliss Chester

    Rating: Night Train to Paris by Fliss Chester Series: Fen Churche Mystery #2 Genres: Cozy Mystery Paris, 1945. Fen looked out over the rooftops as the sun was setting. The letter she was holding, written on blue paper, was the clue she’d been searching for. She wiped away a tear and pulled herself together. Who would want to murder her dearest friend? Fen Churche arrives in Paris, determined to put the horrors of the war behind her. But the city of lights has lost its spark, except inside the beautiful apartment of Fen’s godmother, artist Rose Coillard. Fen can’t wait to hear about Rose’s war work – under the nose…