Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Review ~ Miss Taygete's Sweet Sisters Society - The Spinster's Society by Charlotte Stone #Regency #Historical #Romance #Victorian #review #TeatimeandBooksReviews




Another wonderful read from Charlotte Stone. Miss Taygete's Sweet Sister's Society is truly a phenomenal read. If you love a good, passionate, yet clean romance, then this is the book for you! I really loved the characters' in this story, they were fully developed and each with their own vibrant personalities. Stone's writing is truly impeccable and I really loved this tale. I Highly recommend this book to any historical romance fanatic! You are gonna need 5 teacups or more for this book!

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Tempted by the Viscount - A Shadows and Silk Novel by Sofie Darling #Historical #Romance


Tempted
by the Viscount
by
Sofie Darling
Genre:
Historical Romance


Pub
Date: June 27th, 2018

London,
April 1825


Lord
Jakob Radclyffe left his past behind in the Far East. Or so he thinks
until a ruthless thief surfaces in London, threatening to ruin his
daughter’s reputation. With the clock ticking, Jake needs the
scandalous Lady Olivia Montfort’s connections in the art world to
protect his daughter’s future.


Olivia,
too, has a past she’d like to escape. By purchasing her very own
Mayfair townhouse, she’ll be able to start a new life independent
from all men. There’s one problem: she needs a powerful man’s
name to do so. The Viscount St. Alban is the perfect name.


A
bargain is struck.


What
Olivia doesn’t anticipate is the temptation of the viscount. The
undeniable spark of awareness that races between them undermines her
vow to leave love behind. Soon, she has no choice but to rid her
system of Jake by surrendering to her craving for a single scorching
encounter.


But
is once enough? Sometimes once only stokes the flame of desire higher
and hotter. And sometimes once is all the heart needs to risk all and
follow a mad passion wherever it may lead.















Sofie
spent much of her twenties raising two boys and reading every book
she could get her hands on. Once she realized that she was no longer
satisfied with simply reading the books she loved, that she must
write them, too, she decided to finish her degree and embark on a
writing career. Mr. Darling and the boys gave her their wholehearted
blessing.


When
she’s not writing heroes who make her swoon, she runs a marathon in
a different state every year, visits crumbling medieval castles
whenever she gets a chance, and enjoys a slightly codependent
relationship with her beagle, Bosco.













Friday, January 26, 2018

Searching for Gertrude by D. E. Haggerty #historical #fiction #romance







  
 




Title: Searching For Gertrude 
Author: D.E. Haggerty
Genre: Historical Fiction/ Historical Romance
 
Release Date: January 22, 2018 
Cover Designer: Jeroen E. Spaan 



While growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Rudolf falls in love with the girl next door, Gertrude. He doesn’t care what religion Gertrude practices but the Nazis do. When the first antisemitic laws are enacted by the Nazi government, Gertrude’s father loses his job at the local university. Unable to find employment in Germany, he accepts a position at Istanbul University and moves the family to Turkey. Rudolf, desperate to follow Gertrude, takes a position working at the consulate in Istanbul with the very government which caused her exile. With Rudolf finally living in the same city as Gertrude, their reunion should be inevitable, but he can’t find her. During his search for Gertrude, he stumbles upon Rosalyn, an American Jew working as a nanny in the city. Upon hearing his heartbreaking story, she immediately agrees to help him search for his lost love. Willing to do anything in their search for Gertrude, they agree to work for a British intelligence officer who promises his assistance, but his demands endanger Rudolf and Rosalyn. As the danger increases and the search for Gertrude stretches on, Rudolf and Rosalyn grow close, but Rudolf gave his heart away long ago.
How far would you go to find the woman you love?



Gertrude continued to cry and hiccup in his arms. With his right hand, he smoothed her blonde curls while shushing her and murmuring nonsensical words into her ear. When her breaths became less erratic, he loosened his arms from around her before grabbing her hand and tugging her towards her parents. Avi and Rosa Liebster stood at the top of the stairs leading into their townhouse and watched them approach.
Rudolf didn’t bother greeting them. “What’s going on?”
Avi Liebster turned sad eyes on him. “Rudolf, my son, we can’t stay. You know this. Deep in your heart, you know this.”
Words escaped him. He couldn’t lie to the man who he had always known would be his father-in-law. There wasn’t a moment of his life in which he didn’t know Gertrude would be his wife. Until now. Now, she was leaving. Without him. No, not without him. “I’ll come with you.” He turned to rush down the stairs intent on packing up his life. A hand on his shoulder stopped him.
“You know that’s not possible.” The hand on his shoulder squeezed before dropping away. “Stay. Get an education. Become the man you are meant to become. You and Gertrude have time. When the time is right, you can join us.”
“Gertrude can stay with my family until …” His words petered out. Avi shook his head. He tried to implore Rosa with his eyes, but she turned away. “We can get married. She’ll be safe with me.” His desperate plea was met with silence.   
“Rudolf!” The sound of his father’s voice startled him.  
“Go,” Avi whispered.
He turned to Gertrude. “I…” Words failed him. What could he possibly say to make things better? His eyes stung, and he took a deep breath before trying again. “I’ll come for you.” He leaned forward and brushed his lips against hers. “No matter what. I’ll find you, and we’ll be reunited.”
She flung herself at him, and he caught her in his arms. Sobs wracked her body with such force, he could barely hold on. He tightened his arms around her and leaned against the wrought iron handrail of the stairs to steady himself. He took a deep breath and brought her honeysuckle smell into his lungs.
“Rudolf.” His father’s voice came to him from one step below him. He turned to his father and watched as he nodded to the man standing behind him.
“It’s time,” Avi Liebster whispered the words before gently untangling his daughter from Rudolf’s arms. His arms felt empty as Gertrude was pulled from him. Would they ever feel anything but empty from this moment forward?








I grew-up reading everything I could get my grubby hands on, from my mom's Harlequin romances, to Nancy Drew, to Little Women. When I wasn't flipping pages in a library book, I was penning horrendous poems, writing songs no one should ever sing, or drafting stories which have thankfully been destroyed. College and a stint in the U.S. Army came along, robbing me of free time to write and read, although on the odd occasion I did manage to sneak a book into my rucksack between rolled up socks, MRIs, t-shirts, and cold weather gear. After surviving the army experience, I went back to school and got my law degree. I jumped ship and joined the hubby in the Netherlands before the graduation ceremony could even begin. A few years into my legal career, I was exhausted, fed up, and just plain done. I quit my job and sat down to write a manuscript, which I promptly hid in the attic after returning to the law. But being a lawyer really wasn’t my thing, so I quit (again!) and went off to Germany to start a B&B. Turns out being a B&B owner wasn’t my thing either. I polished off that manuscript languishing in the attic before following the husband to Istanbul where I decided to give the whole writer-thing a go. But ten years was too many to stay away from my adopted home. I packed up again and moved to The Hague where I’m currently working on my next book. I hope I’ll always be working on my next book.






Tuesday, January 23, 2018

It Started with a Whisper - A Historical Romance Collection by Six Bestselling Authors #Regency #Historical #Romancde


 Lady X's gossip sheet tells all and it leaves everybody talking.

All new material out January 23rd – It Started with A Whisper Box Set
Follow the blitz and enter to #win a $15.00 Amazon Gift Card


Title: It Started with a Whisper: A Historical Romance Collection
Genre: Regency Historical Romance
Release Date: January 23, 2018
Format: Digital

Rumors, gossip, and secrets all have a way of unraveling at the worst possible time. Follow each story as it leads you through a path of mystery and intrigue. Lady X's gossip sheet tells all and it leaves everybody talking. The rumors have the potential to ruin lives and with each whisper a new scandal arises.

Will those who find themselves the subject of her scandal sheet escape unscathed and discover who Lady X is along the way?

One Moonlit Tryst by 
Amanda Mariel Lady Tabitha Pemberton wants nothing more than to enjoy her first season without becoming attached, but when Lady X writes of a forbidden tryst between Tabitha and Colin Brooks, the earl of Harcourt, everything changes. Now Tabitha must choose between her reputation and her desire to remain unattached.

Love Me, Lord Tender by 
Deb Marlowe Lord Tensford has an old title and an empty purse. He knew it would be difficult to find a Society bride, but after Lady X heeds baseless rumor and brands him Lord Terror, it's next to impossible.
Until he comes to the aid of Lady Hope Brightley, causing Lady X to re-dub him Lord Tender.
Now he's a laughing stock and a fortune hunter. But Lady Hope means to repay him and help him find a bride. In the end, will she turn him over to the perfect mate? Or ask him to . . . Love Me, Lord Tender?

The Lady Loves a Scandal by 
Christina McKnight Many years ago, Gideon Lyndon, Viscount Galway, made a grave mistake. On the verge of rectifying this misdeed, he finds himself faced with his greatest challenge yet: winning back the woman he has loved since the moment he met her. But after a year of silence, convincing his headstrong paramour Sybil Anson to take him back will not be easy. Especially since he can't even explain why he left--not if he wants to keep her safe.

The Scandalous Widow by 
Erica Monroe Bow Street Runner Gabriel Sinclair has spent the last three years trying to forget about smart, beautiful Lady Jemma Forster, Countess of Wolverston, who broke his heart when she married his best friend. Her husband's death thrusts Gabriel and Jemma back together, as they work to find his murderer. Their investigation takes them into the darkest, most dangerous parts of London. They're perfect partners for solving crimes, but can they be partners in love too?

How to Land an Earl in Ten Days or Less by 
Ava Stone Known for his silver tongue, Reese Delacy, the Earl of Darling, wagers that he can make any girl fall in love with him in less than a fortnight. Unfortunately, the boast catches the ear and subsequently the pen of a notorious gossip columnist, making Reese a pariah in short order. He seems doomed for failure until he meets a Bermudian beauty who is seemingly unaware of the scandal.
With control of the Caribbean salt trade hanging in the balance, Miss Cara Beckett, left her home to solicit the support of parliament, never imagining she'd become embroiled in a reckless wager.

A Lady Hoyden's Secret by 
Dawn Brower Lady Helena Carter has a secret. She dare not reveal it and court her own ruin--or incur the wrath of Lady X. Oliver Hunt, the Marquess of Dashville has problems of his own regarding the Lady of Whispers, and only Lady Helena can help him. As they cross paths, desire sparks between them. Their budding romance is tested as secrets are uncovered, and the revelations will either bring them closer together or tear them apart forever.
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Some Say Love - The Hope Series: Book Three by Staci Stallings


Title: Some Say Love
Author: Staci Stallings
Genre: Contemporary Christian Romance
Publisher: Spirit Light Publishing
Cover Designer: Lynnette Bonner

Blurb:
When Jenna Davis lost the love of her life, she had no plans to ever find someone to fill that void. In fact, just going on with life was tough enough. However, meeting Scott Browning on Flight 259 changed that for Jenna in a big way. Unfortunately, moving on is not as easy as everyone seems to think it should be. Add a mother bent on maintaining a perfect family image, former in-laws, and a mind, heart, and soul that refuse to forget, and Jenna might not be able to move on at all…

Finding love has never come easy for Doctor Scott Browning. His first marriage ended in soul-crushing disaster, and his second looks like it might never even make it to the altar. Can he learn how to be the husband Jenna needs him to be, and does he have what it takes to be the man her friends and family think she deserves?

“Some Say Love,” the finale novel in The Hope Series trilogy, takes a hard look at life after loss, the process of grief, and becoming the whole person God meant for us to be. It delves into hope, healing, and recovery always being mindful that none of those happen overnight.

You are invited to take this journey along with Jenna and Scott as they navigate what Christian love really means in this romantic, sometimes funny, often poignant romance by USA Today bestselling Christian romance author, Staci Stallings. Because God definitely believes in second chances!


A USA Today Best Selling Author and stay-at-home mom, Staci Stallings has a husband, three kids and a writing addiction on the side. Stallings offers numerous titles for readers to choose from. Not content to stay in one genre and write it to death, Staci’s stories run the gamut from young adult to adult, from motivational and inspirational to full-out Christian and back again. Every title is a new adventure! That’s what keeps Staci writing and you reading. Although she lives in Amarillo, Texas and her main career right now is her family, Staci touches the lives of people across the globe with her various Internet and writing endeavors.

Author Links:

Buy Link:
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2i5qZsU

How she would ever say good-bye to them, Jenna had no earthly idea. As she walked to the gate, tucked under Scott’s arm, holding Lane’s hand with her other, she let the thought of what the coming minutes would bring into her consciousness, and it gripped her heart so tightly that breathing was becoming an issue.

“First boarding call for Flight 9351 to Newark…”

Already. She forced herself to take a breath. She couldn’t lose it now. Not now. You have to be strong. They need you to be strong. This is no time to fall apart. She swallowed the jumble of emotions back down into her heart. “Wow, good thing we left when we did. We barely made it.”

“Yeah.” But he didn’t sound wholly sure or happy about that.

Understanding what he didn’t voice, she slowed their steps and tightened her hold on his waist. “Oh, I was going to tell you, I packed some extra snacks in the bag. Animal crackers.” She grinned up at him. “Can’t fly without those.”

He pulled her closer to him and kissed her head. “You think of everything.”

She kept the smile on her face even though her heart was about to abort the mission. “It’s a mom thing.”

When they stopped at the gate which already had people lined from one end to the other, boarding the jet bridge, his gaze swept across the area and fell right into hers. It took actual thought for her to hold onto Lane because getting lost in Scott’s blue eyes was always a possibility.

He reached up and brushed the hair off her shoulder. “You’re going to be okay getting back? I know the traffic…”

She let her gaze go soft. “It’s a whole lot better than getting on that plane would be.”

His face came close to a smile, but it fell from his eyes before it found his lips. “I’m gonna miss you.”

“I know, but just think, the next time you get here, no more leaving.”

“No more leaving. I like the sound of that.” And right there in the terminal, he put his hand on her neck and laid his lips on hers. They were warm, soft, safe, perfect. She felt the love pour through them and right into her being. She soaked each molecule in with deep, abiding joy.

“Second boarding call for Flight 9351 to Newark.”

Scott broke the kiss for one second. “I really wish they’d stop doing that. It’s kinda killing the mood.”

However, Jenna hardly heard anything other than her heart begging for more. She put her hand on the back of his head and tugged him back to her. “Not a chance.”





Sunday, January 21, 2018

Teatime and Books has a YouTube Channel! Come Check It Out and Subscribe!


Janet Greaves Channel


Hey Friends,

If you love watching videos and especially my book lovers', if you enjoy book reviews and book-tubers, then come check out my YouTube channel. It's under my actual name, I'm not sure yet if I'm going to create a specific channel for Teatime and Books, for now, it's under Janet Greaves.

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Thanks so much and I hope you'll come check it out!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

No Quarter Wenches - The Complete Series by MJL Evans & GM O'Connor #Hostirical #Romance



No
Quarter: Wenches
The
Complete Series
by
MJL Evans and GM O'Connor


Genre:Historical
Romance

Behind
every pirate is a cunning wench! The adventures in the Caribbean
continue in Port Royal, Jamaica.


Contains
Volume - 1-5

Behind
every pirate is a cunning wench! In 1689, Atia Crisp finds herself
imprisoned in the wickedest city on earth, Port Royal, Jamaica, while
the refugees from Strangewayes’s plantation in the Blue Mountains
are on the run and seeking a new home, deep in the Caribbean. Captain
Jean-Paul la Roche must get them to safety and find a way to liberate
the woman he loves while waging a war against the English with the
pirate Laurens de Graaf.

While
besieged people suffer and starve, a group of women form a secret and
illegal society deep from within the bowels of the city called:
WENCH. A network that deals with smugglers, merchants, cutthroats and
thieves. Dragged into the struggle for supremacy of the Caribbean,
the women are divided and find themselves engulfed in bloodshed. The
pirates of Port Royal and former enemies may be their only hope of
escape.








MJL
Evans
is an Indie Author and visual
artist. Now the author of the historical romance/adventure No
Quarter: Dominium and No Quarter: Wenches. 


MJL
Evans is also a writer of romance and relationship articles featured
in publications like Monday Magazine in November 2004 and again in
February 2006, she writes fiction, historical fiction, erotica and
humour. Published in the November 2014 issue of Flash Fiction
Magazine, Red Dragon is vibrant piece of micro-fiction that delves
into Victoria BC in the 1860s, when it was the opium capital of the
New World. 

Born in
Victoria, British Columbia, MJL Evans studied English at Victoria
School of Writing and Camosun College. Not only is she passionate
about her written expression, she is enthusiastic about her visual
art masterpieces she has created over the past 20 years and has over
100 paintings to her credit. MJL Evans is also a lover of film,
independent, foreign, and cult. Her favorites include: Fear and
Loathing in Las Vegas, Nymphomaniac, Secret Window, The Brood, Le
Pacte des loups, Mesrine: L'Instinct De Mort and many others.




Gary
M O’Connor
is a huge movie fan, writer and artist. A lover of
Sci-fi and history, half his brain lives in the seventeenth century
past while the other sails perpetually through space.











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