8 Recent Reads is a mini book review post about some of the books I read and enjoyed the last couple of months. These books include Amari and the Night Brothers, Back in the Texan’s Bed, The Rancher’s Wager, The Vineyard at Painted Moon, Dragon Revealed, The Reckoning, Halfway to the Grave, and Desperate Measures.
An endangered hotel CEO gets help from a sexy security expert in author K.D. Richards debut Harlequin Intrigue, Pursuit of the Truth. Through busy New York streets, neighborhood bars, and fancy apartments, Ryan West will stop at nothing to keep Nadia Shelton safe…while doing his best to fight the pull he feels to make her his.
With Taking on the Billionaire, bestselling author Robin Covington introduces Harlequin Desire readers to a brand new series, Redhawk Reunion. Though Covington has published with other publishers in the past, this is the author’s first book with Harlequin publishing imprints. Meet Adam Redhawk and Tess Lynch…. will the woman he can’t resist be his downfall?
A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname–Buffalo Bill–is stalking women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a young trainee at the FBI Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, chief of the Bureau’s Behavioral Science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter–Hannibal the Cannibal–who is kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Dr. Lecter is a former psychiatrist with a grisly history, unusual tastes, and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind.
Have you read Take Me, Cowboy by Maisey Yates? It came out years ago, but if you missed it, you’re in luck because it’s still available in e-book and it’s freshly available in print as a bonus read in the back of the author’s most recent Harlequin Desire release, The Rancher’s Wager. But be forewarned, this book has some steamy-hot, seriously well-done love scenes between two people who deserve much more than they let themselves believe they should have.
When Maze returns to Wildstone for the wedding of her estranged bff and the sister of her heart, it’s also a reunion of a once ragtag team of teenagers who had only each other until a tragedy tore them apart and scattered them wide. Naturally, mistakes are made and conflicts arise, but ultimately, family, forgiveness, and love blossom in unexpected ways.
His secrets are safe with no one, especially the woman who sets him on fire…
Ranching tycoon Miles Rivera has always kept the secrets of Mesa Falls Ranch under wraps—until desire trumps good sense. Because when he catches social media star Chiara Campagna snooping during a charity gala, he doesn’t kick her out—he sleeps with her! Can he trust the stunning influencer as the tangled web of desire and deception ensnares them both?
Roommate by Sarina Bowen is the story of Roderick and Kieran, two men trying to figure out who they are, what they want, and how they may fit together…and not just as roommates. If you like fun, flirty, and hot men doing their best to both make it in the world and find out where they are meant to be, THIS is your book!
Critically acclaimed author Mia Sosa delivers a sassy, steamy enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy about a woman whose new job requires her to work side-by-side with the best man who ruined her wedding: her ex-fiancé’s infuriating, irritating, annoyingly handsome brother. Perfect for fans of Jasmine Guillory, Helen Hoang, and Sally Thorne!