OMG. If you liked Priest, you're going to LOOOOOVE Sinner. Even thought it's only February, I'm pretty sure this will be on my top 5 list for 2019. It's that good. Sierra Simone plays out the emotional twists in this beautifully.
That time of the year is coming soon, and to kick it off on this bookshelf, let's start with something completely different: a paranormal Christmas!! In Transylvania, with vampire angels, no less. Only Sandra Hill, with her wacky, dry humor, can pull something like this off.
Susan Elizabeth Phillips is an absolute master at hilarious, sexy conversations, quirky chemistry and slightly zany plots. This book features a prim English heroine and a pro golf playboy whose reputation has just taken a dive. Like all SEP books, there are some fantastic, laugh-aloud scenes in this one! Loved it.
Oh, my--have y'all read Tessa Dare? Her banter between heroes and heroines is simply fantastic. The plot of this book rests on love letters from a made-up boyfriend...who shows up in the flesh, with real demands of his own. The shy, proper Englishwoman gets whisked off to untamed Scotland, of course.
An aristocratic Englishwoman defies her family, leaving to become an ambulance driver on the frontlines of WWI. Guess what? There's an attractive surgeon from her past there, someone who English class lines dictate she should stay far away from...
Sarah Morgan won this year's RITA (sort-of like the Oscars for romance books!) for a good reason. She is, among other things, one of the best Harlequin Presents authors out there. If you like Harlequin's ruthless hero/virginal heroine set-ups, you'll like this one. And, like most Presents book, it fulfills my bookshelf's "abroad" requirement - set in Greece :)