Book Reviews from The Eclectic Review

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Book reviews

Sharon Clayton
Ms. Edelson has a wonderful way of writing that immerses you in the moment whether it be romantic, tragic, or imaginative. #bookreview #paranorma #romance #YAfiction

Between Wild & Ruin by Jennifer G. Edelson - The Eclectic Review

Truth, like love, isn’t always obvious. Seventeen-year-old Ruby Brooks has never had a boyfriend. After moving to small-town La Luna, New Mexico following her mother’s untimely death, boys aren’t even on

A wonderful start to a new series with all of the suspense, angst, romance and love to keep you reading well into the night. #bookreview #romanticsuspense

Machiavellian (Gangsters of New York, # 1) by Bella Di Corte - The Eclectic Review

I hungered to be seen. There were three things I knew about Capo Macchiavello: He was gorgeous. He was reclusive. He was considered one of New York’s most

A delightful and uplifting romance with colorful characters, witty repartee, and dancing.  I'm always a fan of older women and younger men.  What more could one ask for? #bookreview #romcom

Strictly Come Dating by Kathryn Freeman - The Eclectic Review

Saturday nights are strictly for dancing… As the glitter ball shimmers and sequins flash, forty-year-old Maggie remembers the pull of the dancefloor. But now, as a newly divorced mum of

A sinister and intense novella with a succubus kind of feel.  If you enjoy creepy, supernatural plotlines with a loose ending, give this book a try. #bookreview #horror #psychological thriller

Mindworm by David Pollard - The Eclectic Review

The placid life of a college librarian is plunged into a desperate fight for survival when he witnesses the death of his only friend. Suddenly he is forced to confront

A fast-paced, action-packed, and provocative romantic suspense novel that will leave you breathless.  If you enjoy badass heroines, and bold heroes, give this book a try. #bookreview #darkromance #enemiestolovers

Rogue (Deadliest Lies #1) by Michele Mannon - The Eclectic Review

When I first laid eyes on him, I should have run the other way. Trouble was written all over him, from the confident swagger in his stride and seductive curl of his

This fantastical story was quite a psychedelic and soul-searching trip which surprisingly captivated me throughout. #bookreview #YA #fantasy #magicalrealism

My Travels with a Dead Man by Steve Searls - The Eclectic Review

Jane Takako Wolfsheim learns she can alter time and space after meeting a charismatic stranger named Jorge Luis Borges. Inextricably she falls for Borges. Soon, however Borges’ lies and emotional

I was pleasantly surprised by this gem of a story filled with wealth, betrayal, thievery, love, and forgiveness. #bookreview #romance #suspense Betrayal, Book Review, Forgiveness, My Books, Romance, Romance Film, Romances, Romance Books, Romantic

Charlotte McGee (Carrows Family Chronicles, #1) by Annabelle Lewis - The Eclectic Review

A family of billionaire grifters. A girl seeking true love. A con she didn’t see coming. Beautiful, sensitive Charlotte never fit in her family of American grifters. Determined to make

A tense romantic suspense story with dangerous and questionable characters and a nail-biting cliffhanger. #bookreview #romance #suspense Let It All Go, Give It To Me, Massive Dogs, Real Monsters, Female Protagonist, Still Love Her, Nail Biting, Someone New, Husband Love

Within the Shadows (With Emma, Book 2) by T.L. Mahrt - The Eclectic Review

Emma’s world is rocked as the real monster lurking in the shadows is unveiled. Emma Andrews’ last memory of her mother is seeing her bleeding to death on the bathroom

a heartwarming story about finding forgiveness, finding family, and finding love again. One of my favorite reads of the year! #bookreview #contemporaryromance #enemiestolovers Finding Love Again, Never Good Enough, Kudos To You, Fly On The Wall, Losing Someone, Song One, When It Rains, The Villain, My Immortal

If You Dare (Red Bud, Iowa Book 2) by Barbara Meyers - The Eclectic Review

Can a man evolve from arrogant ass to Father of the Year? Doug Winston looks into his newborn daughter’s eyes and vows to become the kind of man and father

Once again, Mr. Drinkwater impresses me with his fascinating and intricate AI/human interactions contained within a novella.  Recommend highly! #bookreview #scifi How To Play Chess, Science Fiction Books, Positive Psychology, Under Pressure, One In A Million, Thriller, Audiobooks, This Book, Novels

Grubane (Lost Tales Of Solace Book 2) by Karl Drinkwater - The Eclectic Review

Major Grubane is commander of the Aurikaa, the most feared cruiser in the UFS arsenal. His crew is handpicked and fiercely loyal. Together, they have never failed a mission, and

This tense, fast-paced suspense thriller with a thought-provoking ending is filled with terror, pain, love, and survival. Recommend highly!#bookreview #thriller Go Skinny Dipping, Zombie Walk, Dry Well, Ghost Stories, Thriller Books, Page Turner, Take Me Home, Telephone, Revenge

Telephone Road by Ann Swann - The Eclectic Review

Marlena caught the eye of one of the richest, hottest guys on campus, Preston. But when her attention shifts, and she falls in love with a hometown boy, Jimmy, she

An extremely funny and sexy romance about finding love where you least expect it. It's a banging good time!#bookreview #romcom #series Caroline Reynolds, Baby Doll Nighties, San Francisco Apartment, Grey Quotes, New Neighbors, Riveting, Finding Love, Falling Down, Single Women

Wallbanger (The Cocktail Series Book 1) by Alice Clayton - The Eclectic Review

Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a Kitchen Aid mixer to die for, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a

There’s nothing I enjoy more than a quirky and unusual detective. It sets the scene for an engaging and unpredictable story. Well done! #bookreview #detectivefiction #thriller

The Dentist (DS George Cross #1) by Tim Sullivan - The Eclectic Review

A homeless man. Violently strangled. No leads. Except his past. An outsider himself, DS George Cross is drawn to this case. The discovery of the dead man’s connection to an

A lovely story with a unique plot, a strong heroine, and a seductive Scot with a lust for romance. Recommend highly! #bookreview #contemporaryromance #series

Dangerous in a Kilt (Hot Scots Book 1) by Anna Durand - The Eclectic Review

Four weeks. No strings. One hot mess. Good-girl Erica Teague is out on bail, charged with a crime her ex-lover committed. A lifetime of sticking to the rules has left

A charming and funny romantic comedy with plenty of witty wordplay, personal conflict, romance, and family relationships. Recommend highly! #bookreview #romcom

Accidentally in Love by Belinda Missen - The Eclectic Review

In the space of a week, Katharine Patterson has quit her job, decided to move back home, and broken up with the guy she thought was the one. No big

A shocking read! This sex-filled, solemn & all-around crazy Peyton Place of a book is one to be read carefully & taken with a grain of salt. #bookreview #erotica

The Course of Conviction (The Obsession Trilogy #2) by Cheryl Butler - The Eclectic Review

Having responded to Abbie’s absence in his own inimitable style, an unexpected reconciliation sees Joe conflicted by a need to seek revenge and a need to seek gratification, but as