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A new deal and my review

of a Tara Sheets e-book

Don’t Touch My Petunia

Don't Touch My Petunia

The Holloway Girls Book 2

by Tara Sheets

File Size: 1914 KB

Print Length: 304 pages

Publisher: Zebra Shout

Publication Date: September 25, 2018

Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services

Language: English

ASIN: B078QSSQMC

Digital List Price: $3.99

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Synopsis:

Pine Cove Island is the kind of enchanting place where anything is possible . . .
 
The Holloway women each have a special gift, passed down through generations, each one a little different. Juliette possesses a magical green thumb, which makes her job managing the local florist shop a dream. She may be a bit wild, but she knows what she wants: to save enough money to buy the shop from her boss. Then in marches Logan O’Connor, more annoyingly handsome than ever, turning all her plans upside down.

 
Logan hasn’t been back on Pine Cove Island since he was eighteen and broke Juliette’s teenage heart. Now it turns out he’s her boss’s nephew—and will be spending his days remodeling the shop and barking orders. At her.
 
For the sake of the business, Juliette will have to ignore their simmering attraction and work with Logan. But that doesn’t mean she has to make things easy for him. Because no one knows better than she that one tiny, perfectly planted bit of garden magic could uproot Logan’s own plans and keep him out of her way. And nothing would make her happier. At least that’s what she thinks . . .
 
Praise for Tara Sheets’ previous book, Don’t Call Me Cupcake

“I loved this book!  Beautifully written and the story has stayed with me.”
—Jude Deveraux

“Funny, sexy, charming and full of practical magic. . . . Fans of Sarah Addison Allen will love this novel.”
—RT Book Reviews

My Thoughts:

This second book in this series is like it’s predecessor, a can’t put down read that makes you want more!
I read mostly Historical romance and fiction but I do enjoy an occasional contemporary romance. I loved the debut novel  and I looked forward to reading book #2. “Don’t touch My Petunia” is an equal in every way to “Don’t Call Me Cupcake”.
Both books include a bit of magic and humor.
Can Juliette ignore her attraction to Logan and just get down to business?
If you are a fan of Romantic Comedy this is a must read for you.
I gave this book 4.5 (rounded to 5 stars) of 5.0 stars for storyline and characterization. and a low sensual rating. This book contains no graphic intimacy so is suitable to be read by young adults and teens alike. Although the second book in this delightful series each one can be read and enjoyed as a standalone title.
I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book by invitation to read. This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I read and reviewed voluntarily.

This Series:

  1. Don’t Call Me Cupcake
  2. Don’t Touch My Petunia
  3. Don’t Give Me Butterflies (Coming in July 2019)

 



A new deal and my review

of a Blanche Dabney e-book

Highlander’s Voyage

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A Scottish Time Travel Romance

Medieval Highlander Book 1

File Size: 3157 KB

Print Length: 176 pages

Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1983280968

Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Publication Date: June 19, 2018

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Language: English

ASIN: B07DW77S78

Print List Price: $15.99

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Publisher’s Description:

A modern woman thrust back into the brutal past. A medieval highlander who lost everything dear to him. Why has fate brought these two broken souls together?

Carol Harper didn’t want to travel through time. She only wanted to see if the ancient ring she found would fit on her finger. A single touch and she’s back in the Middle Ages, held against her will by an enormous highlander and his army.

Angus MacClean is raiding with his fellow warriors when a strange woman appears out of nowhere. His clan believe witchcraft brought her into their midst but Angus has no fear of sorcery. Only one thing frightens him, the way his beautiful captive makes him feel.

To successfully evade the wicked English lord who hunts them both, they must put aside their burning desire. Fail and they risk capture by the cruellest of villains, a man who wants Angus dead and Carol all to himself.

Highlander’s Voyage is a standalone time travel romance. If you like rugged Highland warriors, a mysterious medieval world, and a feisty modern heroine, you’re sure to love this scintillating story.

My Thoughts:

I really liked this well written debut novel by this author. Written in two of my favorite genres, Highlander’s Voyage is a must read from this new author.
Scottish, Highlander romance is a favorite of mine and throw in a time traveling modern day heroine for good measure and you have just the right mix to keep this reader’s attention. This is particularly true if the historical facts are close enough to being true to date.
I gave this book 4.5 of 5.0 stars for storyline and characterization and a sensual rating of 3.25 of 5.0 flames.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I read and reviewed. These thoughts are solely my own.

This Series:

  1. Highlander’s Voyage
  2. Highlander’s Revenge
  3. Highlander’s Battle

 



Kathleen Kirkwood Collection #2

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The HEART Trilogy

by Kathleen Kirkwood & Anita Gordon 

When three strong-willed women are taken from their homes,

can they discover passion even surrounded by enemies?

A collection of stunning historical romance novels!

File Size: 3555 KB

Print Length: 733 pages

Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1624540236

Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Publisher: ByDand Publishing (August 11, 2013)

Publication Date: August 11, 2013

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Language: English

ASIN: B00EHYOUV0

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Digital List Price: $9.99

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Kathleen Kirkwood Collection #2: The HEART Trilogy contains the full versions of The Valiant Heart, The Defiant Heart and The Captive Heart, all three of Kathleen Kirkwood’s ever-popular medieval action-adventure romance novels, at a savings over purchasing each book separately.

The Valiant Heart

1508284930A beautiful heiress and pawn of the king . . .
Dispossessed of her lands by the marauding Norsemen, Brienne Beaumanior is brought from cloister by royal decree and offered as a bride to her enemy.

A golden warrior of the North . . .
Sent to escort his father’s promised bride to the Barony of Valsemé, Rurik Atlison finds himself entranced by the dark-haired beauty and his passions set aflame.

Love unexpected, bringing peril to all . . .
Tormented by their desires, Rurik and Brienne resist giving in to their yearnings and endangering their people.

But destiny will not be denied . . .
Their love will burn brightly through all the ages to come as Norse and Frank meld into a new people — the Normans.

The Defiant Heart

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A maiden of Ireland enslaved . . .
Seized during a brutal attack on her homeland, Ailinn vows to remain forever defiant against her Norse captors, no matter the future that awaits her — or the handsome Dane with snow-bright hair who suddenly appears in her life.

A shining warrior of the North . . .
When Lyting Atlison encounters the autumn-fire beauty in shackles, he vows to free her. Discovering the fate his kinsmen intend for the maid, he undertakes a private mission in order to join the fleet that will bear her to distant lands.

Now as the Norse host sets sail for the lands of the Rus and the glittering courts of Byzantium, untold perils await . . . as does a journey of passion and discovery . . . and a love no chains can bind.

The Captive Heart

51-SgKHG0ALA maiden of Normandy, mistakenly abducted . . .
Kidnapped from the ducal palace of Rouen, Ailénor quickly realizes her captors’ mistake and the peril that yet threatens her mother. As the ruffians smuggle her aboard ship, bound and gagged, and set forth for Ireland, she is desperate to escape . . . unaware her champion is near at hand.

A Saxon lord on a secret mission for his king . . .
No sooner does Garreth of Tamworth arrive in Normandy than he encounters the entrancing scarlet-haired maiden who literally knocks him off his feet. But their stolen moments and budding passions end abruptly when his audience with the Duke concludes badly. As he departs Rouen, little does he realize that the beautiful Ailénor lies hidden aboard, just beneath his feet.

Now only he can save her from family enemies returned from long past, seeking revenge . . .

Yet amid the darkest danger, their all-consuming love is forged . . .



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