Monday, 2 September 2013

Fall Into Romance Hop with The Romance Rewiews!

Looking for answers about THE LION'S EMBRACE and ANGEL HEART in the Romance Reviews Blog Hop?  Looking for the Blog Hop article about my favourite romance novel, THE ANTIQUE LOVE by Helena Fairfax?

Then you are in the right place! Please scroll down for the blurbs for THE LION'S EMBRACE and ANGEL HEART where you will find answers to my multiple choice questions on The Romance Reviews Website.

And just a little further down, you will find the Blog Hop rules and my article on THE ANTIQUE LOVE, a great contemporary romance by talented author Helena Fairfax. The button you need to click is at the top of the scroll bar on the right-hand side BUT please read the article and the rules at the bottom of this post BEFORE clicking!

To answer the question on THE LION'S EMBRACE, please read this blurb:

Arrogant, selfish and dangerous, Lucas Saintclair is everything Harriet Montague dislikes in a man. He is also the best guide in the whole of the Barbary States, the only man who can rescue her archaeologist father from the gang of Tuareg fighters that has kidnapped him.

As Harriet embarks on a perilous journey across Algeria with Saintclair and Archibald Drake, her father’s most trusted friend, she discovers a bewitching but brutal land where nothing is what it seems. Who are these men intent on stealing her father’s ransom? What was her father hoping to find in Tuareg queen Tin Hinan’s tomb? Is Lucas Saintclair really as callous as he claims—or is he a man haunted by a past he cannot forgive?

Dangerous passions engulf Harriet’s heart in the heat of the Sahara. Secrets of lost treasures, rebel fighters, and a sinister criminal brotherhood threaten her life and the life of the man she loves.

Does forever lie in the lion’s embrace?

THE LION'S EMBRACE is available from

You will find the answer to the question on ANGEL HEART in this blurb:
Devonshire, 1815
A mysterious Templar relic.
A web of intrigue and lies.
A woman about to lose her heart.
Marie-Ange, the young widow of an English officer, accepts an inheritance in France only to find that everything in Beauregard is not as it seems. Why is the sinister Malleval so obsessed with her family? What exactly is this mysterious Templar Cross he believes Marie-Ange can lead him to? And could her darling husband Christopher still be alive?
Marie-Ange finds herself trapped in a dangerous web of lies, political intrigue and mystical possession, and the only person to whom she can turn for help is Captain Hugo Saintclair. Yet the enigmatic Hugo represents a danger of a different kind …ANGEL HEART is a lavish mix of romance, adventure and a hint of the supernatural, largely set in France against the turbulent background of Napoleon’s return from Elba and his ultimate defeat at Waterloo.
It is available from:  
If you leave a comment and follow this blog, you will be entered into the draw for a chance to win an ebook of either ANGEL HEART or THE LION'S EMBRACE! I will pick the winner and announce in on this blog after 21st September. Once you have left a comment, please scroll back up and click on the button on the right-hand side. It will take you to the next blog.
THE ANTIQUE LOVE is a wonderful and heart-warming contemporary romance that you won't be able to put down until the very last page.
When American Kurt Bold walks into Penny's London antique shop one rainy Saturday afternoon, everything about him immediately captures her imagination and makes her dream of vast spaces and campfires under starry skies. She couldn't be further from the truth.
Kurt may be from Wyoming, but he is no cowboy, and the name 'White River' printed on his business card isn't the name of his ranch at all. In fact, far from being a romantic hero, Kurt is the head of a large financial company, and has neither the time nor the inclination for dreams, love or romance. All he wants is a companionable relationship with a reasonable, level-headed woman - the total opposite of Penny. He only needs Penny to help him redecorate his new London house, certainly not to bring impossible dreams of passion and romance into his well-ordered life. 
Or does he? Will Penny's smile and romantic outlook on life change his mind, and his heart, before it's too late and he loses his gentle dreamer forever?
I absolutely adored THE ANTIQUE LOVE and the way Helena Fairfax draws the reader into the minds and hearts of her characters - her kind, artistic and deeply insecure heroin and her impossibly attractive, pragmatic and stubborn hero.
Buy links:  Amazon US ; Amazon UK  ; Barnes & Noble ; Kobo  ; Apple iBooks ; Muse Bookstore and all major e-tailersa
Thank you for your visit. I hope you enjoyed reading my article! Please leave a comment and follow the blog for a chance to win a copy of either ANGEL HEART or THE LION'S EMBRACE.

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  1. Enjoyed the blog post and your blurbs, the books are going on my to buy list.
    skpetal at hotmail dot com

  2. Thank you for visiting and for your comment Jean!

  3. Thanks for participating in the hop.

    pjmillion (at) comcast (dot) net

  4. Thanks for participating in the giveaway!
    jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

  5. I enjoyed reading the blurbs for both your books. Thanks for being a part of the hop.


  6. I've found so many great new books on this hop, my wish list is pushing maximum density, especially since I've now added 2 of yours.

    drainbamage.gyzmo at
    GFC: Kathy Merkel

  7. Thank you to Kathy, Jean, Pam, bme and jmcgaugh for visiting and leaving a comment! I hope you had a great hop and I am pleased to announce that the winner of The Lion's Embrace ebook has been selected by the innocent hand of my little daughter and is....Kathy! I am contacting you by email today.

    1. Sorry Kathy, I have tried using the email address you left but it keeps coming back to me! If you read this post, please contact me at
      for your prize. In the meantime, I am awarding another ebook to Jean!