May Starling’s had enough of her demanding career and even more demanding ex. Responding to a ‘crew-wanted’ ad, she follows her dreams of escape only to find herself at sea with red-haired Bill Blythe. Bill warns May that close-quartered living can create a boiling pot of emotions, but even May ... more >
Dear Ms. Ruff, You have a way of getting me to read plots I normally wouldn’t be interested in. Secret babies in “Baby On Board” and now a troubled boy with an attitude in “An Unexpected Father.” But you haven’t let me down so I’ll keep reading… “After a decade ... more >
A Black Tie Affair begins a series about the Smith sisters who are famously as beautiful as the "Cushing, Bouvier, and Miller sisters." The Smith sisters have had a long history with the Clayworth's of Chicago, the last event being the hasty termination of their father, former treasurer of the Clayworth department store. There are rumors that Mr. Smith was let go because of something shady and this only serves to foster negative feelings by the Smiths toward the Clayworths, or so we are told. Athena Smith fell in love with Drew Clayworth and he with her. When his parents died in the Fastnet sailing race, Athena was there for him. Drew felt that Athena had betrayed him and their relationship ended.
Dear Ms. Beecroft: Rarely, oh so rarely, I’ll read a book that is so sublime, so transcendent, I actually come away from it a little melancholy, because it’s over and I can never read it for the first time ever again, because I know I’ll never be able to do ... more >
Dear Ms Ruff, Books with babies or pregnant women in them usually make me gag. Especially with cutesy covers that Harlequin seems prone to use. However, since I did like your first book “Man of the Year,” and there was the added bonus of a sports themed plot, I decided ... more >