Tag : Jess Michaels

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An Affair In WinterTitle:  An Affair in Winter
Series:  Seasons #1
Author:  Jess Michaels
Genre:  Regency Romance
Published:  July 12, 2016
Publisher:  The Passionate Pen
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Widow Rosalinde Wilde is on her way to her beloved sister’s wedding when an unexpected storm waylays her at an overcrowded inn. There she meets a tempting stranger who sweeps her into a night of unforgettable passion.

Grayson Danford never expected a night with the irresistible Mrs. Wilde, but she was a welcome distraction from the unpleasant duty of breaking up his brother’s impending nuptials. He’s shocked when he discovers his passionate lover is none other than the sister of his brother’s intended.

Now Rosalinde and Gray will butt heads, even as their simmering desire for each other threatens to boil over. Who will win? And who might lose it all?

Read on for my thoughts on An Affair in Winter.  No true spoilers, promise.

TemptedTitle:  Tempted
Series:  The Wicked Woodleys #3
Author:  Jess Michaels
Genre:  Regency Romance, Historical Romance
Published:  January 12, 2016
Publisher:  The Passionate Pen
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

The youngest son of the Woodley clan, Gabriel has been obsessed with bringing his missing twin sister home since she disappeared over two years ago. His drive has forced him to block out all else, including any feelings he may have for the beautiful Juliet Gray. But when she is brought to London by Gabriel’s mother, avoiding the desire she inspires becomes impossible.

Juliet never wanted to come to London in the first place, especially since she knows she won’t be able to avoid Gabriel, who has been both confusing and drawing her from the moment they met. But to give her father a chance at happiness, she’ll stay in town. When Gabriel asks for her help in finding his sister, explosive secrets will be spilled and long suppressed longings will overflow. But will their search bring them love or expose them to a danger that could destroy all they’ve built?

Read on for my thoughts on Tempted.  No true spoilers, promise.

A Marquis for MaryTitle:  A Marquis for Mary
Series:  The Notorious Flynns #5
Author:  Jess Michaels
Genre:  Historical Regency Romance
Published:  June 9, 2015
Publisher:  The Passionate Pen
My Rating:  5 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Mary Quinn is almost at the end of her rope. After two years under her sister and brother-in-law’s protection she may soon have to return to her terrible father’s house if she cannot find a husband. In her desperation, she bumps into Edward, Marquis Woodley. Drawn to each other, they are soon thrown into a scandal that leads to an engagement.

But as the pair grow closer and their wedding looms, Woodley’s past and the horrific circumstances of his first wife’s death may keep them from the happy ending that will save them both.

Read on for my thoughts on A Marquis for Mary.  No true spoilers, promise.

No Gentleman for GeorginaTitle:  No Gentleman for Georginia
Series:  The Notorious Flynns #4
Author:  Jess Michaels
Genre:  Regency Romance, Historical Romance
Published:  May 12, 2015
Publisher:  The Passionate Pen
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Synopsis:

Georgina Hickson has lived her life doing everything she is supposed to do in order to land the titled husband her family requires. When she met Paul Abbot at a gathering at a friend’s, it was the first time she ever wanted more. But more is something she knows she cannot have.

Paul has been in love with Georgina since the moment he laid eyes on her two years before, but he knows he isn’t good enough for her and it can never be. But when he finds out she desperately wants to see a special exhibit in London, he agrees to take her. But can a stolen moment, a stolen kiss and a whispered confession lead to happiness or heartache?

Read on for my thoughts on No Gentleman for Georginia.  No true spoilers, promise.

The Widow WagerTitle:  The Widow Wager
Series:  The Notorious Flynns #3
Author:  Jess Michaels
Genre:  Regency Romance
Published:  April 21, 2015
Publisher:  The Passionate Pen
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Synopsis:

Crispin Flynn has been on a downward spiral ever since he lost the woman he loved and watched his brother forced into a life he never would have chosen. His response has been drinking and gambling his way to utter ruin. One night, deep in his cups, he places a dangerous bet that results in him being forced to marry Gemma, the widow of the Earl of Laurelcross.

Gemma once had a passionate side, but has been hiding it ever since her much older husband died during the act of making love. Now she finds herself the much unwanted wife of one of the biggest libertines in London and the subject of even more gossip than ever.

Once they determine they cannot escape the marriage, the two begin a slow circling of each other. Passion is easy, but can they overcome mistrust and secrets in order to make the worst night of their lives one of their best? Or are they bound to lose each other before their love can take root?

Read on for my thoughts on The Widow Wager.  No true spoilers, promise.

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