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Review: An Impossible Attraction

An Impossible Attraction Author: Brenda Joyce Publisher: HQN Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0373774609 384 pages When Passions Collide Once a lady , she has given up everything to take care of her sisters and her wastrel father. Now, …

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Review: Dancing on the Wind

Dancing on the Wind Author: Mary Jo Putney Publisher: Everlyn Pub. Date: February 22, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1849670029 Retail Price: £6.99 368 pages Taste the passion, glitter and menace of Regency England. With his unearthly beauty and diabolical cleverness, Lucien Fairchild, …

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Review: First Drop of Crimson

First Drop of Crimson Author: Jeaniene Frost Publisher: Avon Pub. Date: February 9, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061583223 Retail Price: $7.99 384 pages The night is not safe for mortals. Denise MacGregor knows all too well what lurks in the shadows – …

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And the winners are…

The winners of Jennifer Ashley’s The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie are… Carol L. Armenia Lura Congratulations, ladies! Please email your contact information to me at historicals at smittenbybooks dot com.

Review: Mistress By Mistake

Mistress By Mistake Author: Susan Gee Heino Publisher: Berkley Sensation Pub. Date: December 1, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0425231517 Retail Price: $7.99 368 pages Viscount Randolph Dashford isn’t a bad person; he’s simply pretending to be one to avoid matrimony. Heiress Evaline …

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Review: To Sin With a Scoundrel

To Sin With a Scoundrel Author: Cara Elliott Publisher: Grand Central Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0446541299 Retail Price: $6.99 384 pages A reclusive widow known for her scientific scholarship, Lady Ciara Sheffield is shadowed by rumors that she …

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And the winners are…

The winner of Cathy Maxwell’s THE MARRIAGE RING is… JM LANGE Congrats JM! Please email me your contact information at historicals at smittenbybooks dot com. AND The winner of Miranda Neville’s THE WILD MARQUIS is… KAREN H. Congrats, Karen! Please …

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Review: Promise Me Tonight

Promise Me Tonight Author: Sara Lindsey Publisher: NAL / Signet Pub. Date: February 2, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0451229373 Retail Price: $6.99 320 pages Isabella is determined to marry James… Isabella Weston has loved James Sheffield for as long as she can …

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Review: Knight of Glory

Most authors have thick skins because opinions are so subjective when it comes to their work. That said, I’d like to briefly explain how I tackle the dreaded DNF reviews I receive from the reviewers. If I can find another …

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Best Historical of 2009 Giveaway!

As promised, today I’m giving away 3 copies of Jennifer Ashley’s, The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie, The Season’s 2009 Best Historical recipient. I have to say that I bought this book because of all the great buzz it was …

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Review: Lessons From a Scarlet Lady

Lessons From a Scarlet Lady Author: Emma Wildes Publisher: NAL / Signet Eclipse Pub. Date: January 5, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0451228796 Retail Price: $6.99 336 pages The Duke of Rolthven’s new wife, Brianna, is the perfect aristocratic bride. So what would …

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Miranda Neville ~ Writer Envy

If you’re a writer, you’ve experienced it at one time or another. If it was a disease, we’d all be wiped out by it. Thank goodness it only makes us human. Today please welcome Miranda Neville to the blog as …

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