Reading suggestions to get you in the mood for love

As tomorrow is St. Valentines day I thought it would be nice to give you some reading suggestions to get you in the mood for love.

Mad About the Boy
ISBN: 978-1466314993
Julia Mendoza is driven by the success of her business. Since her husband Carlos passed away at such a young age, her business By Design is her number one priority. In her late twenties she works too hard and doesn’t take time out for fun. Annoyance with a pesky ex-friend has her begging one of the local surfer’s with a cheeky smile in the grocery store to pretend he’s her boyfriend. Suddenly, life takes a sudden detour from her business plan; much to the delight of her boisterous Latin American family.

Heart of Winter


Destiny draws Cajun artist Nicole Dubois from the sultry Louisiana heat into a freezing Canadian winter, when her life is turned upside down by a simple fax. Life has been straight and simple for Nicole and she's planning a June wedding with New Orleans psychiatrist Ansel Bernard. Then her grandfather leaves her valuable shore frontage in Nova Scotia.
A stipulation in the will's codicil forces her to travel alone into Canada's frozen winter clime. But her grandfather's lawyer Craig McKeen is determined to warm things up for her. She's torn between her promises to Ansel and her new found attraction to the attorney.
When a blizzard traps Nicole and Craig in a hunter's cabin, they realize that love bloomed between them despite the blast of winter outside the cabin walls. But Craig's former girlfriend, Amanda Wilson, has other plans for him and plots to send southern girl Nicole back where she came from. Now Nicole must decide who’s lying about the codicil, Craig or Amanda… and what to do about fiancĂ©, Ansel.

Angel's Blessing


A good deed might just lead Angel into a lifetime of rewards.
It’s been one year since Angel Walker divorced her intolerable husband, James, and one year since Jake Jordan lost his dear wife, Rosaline to a car accident. Now — twelve years since Angel and Jake last saw each other — Angel is returning to Nova Scotia to help out her aunt who’s just taken a fall. But running the Bed and Breakfast turns out to be an easier challenge than dealing with widower Jake and his adorable daughter Rachael. Living up to the saintly Rosaline takes courage. But it takes more courage still to accept that Jake is nothing like James.
Once bitten twice shy, Jake discovers Angel doesn’t trust easily. He’ll have to be careful with this one, if he doesn’t want her to slip away. But when Angel finally believes in Jake, she discovers she could have been wrong, and Jake might be using her, making him an even lower person than her ex.
An almost tragedy is avoided and long overdue explanations turn Angel’s challenge into a blessing.

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Kiss Me Slowly
ISBN: 978-1-61926-519-6
Trapped in a set-up that could have him in jail or dead by Monday, Jonathan Alexander trusts no one in his inner circle. It’s Saturday. His only hope is Grace Dupont, the best forensic accountant in Miami. But there’s a glitch with that idea. She’s also his ex-girlfriend who'd rather watch him drown than throw him a life vest. Going to her feels desperate…because he is.
Grace enjoys seeing Jonathan squirm. On your knees boy, she thinks as he pitches for her help. Always a sucker for the dark-haired-blue-eyed boys, she risks her precariously balanced life of secrets to help him. Helping him slaps a target on her back–she’s the key to proving his innocence and that’s a bad, bad thing.
Tangled up in a whirlwind of conspiracy, murder, million dollar money trails and diamond smuggling, Jonathan and Grace flee to the sea to stall for time to prove his innocence. Romance sizzles beneath Florida Keys’ sunshine. Both scoff at happy endings. Both doubt justice. Both know each kiss could be their last.

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  1. Thanks for highlighting Kiss Me Slowly, Jo! I truly appreciate it. I'm also going to check out these other books, too. They sound perfect.

  2. Yes, Jo, also thanks for highlighting Heart of Winter and Angel's Blessing. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

  3. You're welcome Carol. Hope you have a lovely Valentines day too :)


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