Friday, November 18, 2011

Turning up the Heat Blog Tour: Cara Elliott's Too Wicked to Wed & Lilli Feisty's Deliciously Sinful

I use all sorts of excuses to stay in to read.  When it's scorching hot or freezing cold, I like to curl up with a book.   Forever Romance's Turning Up the Heat Blog Tour comes just as we're heading towards the holidays and cold weather. 

Too Wicked to Wed by Cara Elliot
ISBN-10: 0446584576 - Paperback $7.99
Publisher: Forever; Original edition (November 1, 2011), 384 pages.

The blub:
Outspoken and independent, Lady Alexa Henric is happiest in the quiet of the country, where she is free to run her family's estate as she chooses.  But shen her brother's recklessness forces her to London, a chance encounter with the ton's most wicked rake -- and his searing kiss - awaken a longing for adventure.

A man of many secrets, Connor Linsley, the Earl of Killingsworth uses his rakehall reputation to avoid innocent young ladies and their marriage minded mothers. Yet even his most shocking behavior can't dissuade Lady Alexa.  From the moment her lips press against  his, their fates are irrevocably sealed.  Together they enter a shadowy world of intrigue, deception, and desire. Consumed by passion beyodn their wildest imaginings, Connor and Alexa must risk all they hold dear for a chance at love.

Too Wicked to Wed (Lords of Midnight) introduces us Alexa Hendrics, a smart, business savvy heiress.  Alexa isn't looking for a husband, but she's drawn to the incorrigible Connor Lindsley (a.k.a. the Irish Wolfhound).  It's clear to everyone around them that this can only bring heartbreak and scandal.  Certainly, no one expects Lindsley to fall in love with the beautiful, naive heiress.

Alexa's  in love with dangerous rake.  But she doesn't resort to the usual feminine wiles.  Instead, she approaches him and his problems with a straightforward, carefully thought out approach.  And wins Connor's respect and love.  The couple faces problems both large and small.  Light, fun, and a romantic escape, Cara Elliott delivers once again!

Deliciously Sinful by Lilli Feisty
ISBN-10: 0446571555 - Paperback $7.99
Publisher: Forever; Original edition (November 22, 2011), 352 pages.

The blurb:
Restaurant owner Phoebe Mayle thought she had it all under control.  Sure, her new chef has a bad-boy reputation -- and a chiseled body to match -- but she's positive she can whip him into shape.

But from the moment Nick Avalon roars into town in his Hummer, he makes her whole world sizzle.  Not only has Nick taken over her kitchen, he's taken over her mind and her body.  His insatiable appetite for pleasure leaves her breathless with carnal cravings only he can satisfy.  Can their hunger for each other be a recipe for a love that lasts?

Deliciously Sinful is a fun contemporary romance.  We have Phoebe Mayle, a high strung entrepreneur who is trying to manage her family business.  She is surprised by how much her new chef rubs her the wrong way..  It turns out underneath all the antagonism is a deep attraction between the two. The uncertainty, the arguing, their slow capitulation makes for fun reading.  If you're looking for a light, fun, and hot romance, I recommend Deliciously Sinful.

Forever Romance and the Hatchette Book Group is generously sponsoring a giveaway of both books to 3 lucky winners.  To enter the giveaway, please share your favorite romantic couple in fiction and tell us why you like them so much.

1. Please include your email address, so that I can contact you if you win. No email address, no entry.
2. You must be a follower to join the contest.
3.  One winner per household.

The contest is limited to US and Canada only. No P.O. boxes. The contest ends at noon on Dec. 15, 2011.


  1. I love Jamie and Claire from the Outlander series. They complement each other and respect each other.
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  2. I really like Eve and Roarke in the In Death series. They are such a great pair, very similar but different and teach each other a lot and compliment each other well.

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  3. My favourite romance couple will always be Cat and Bones from the Night Huntress series because they have sizzling chemistry and I love how their relationship progresses in the series, with total devotion to one another!

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  4. My favorite couple is Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett. I love the chemistry between them, and Mr. Darcy is just so hot under all that cool, English reserve.