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Linda Lael Miller

I love Linda Lael Miller because she is a very good author and I love her Australian Series. I have almost all of her books and I can’t wait to get any new books written by her. This series is one of her first series of her writing career and they have been reissued this year at the low price of $ 4.99 each. When I found out about these books I went out and bought them as soon as they were available. I reviewed the first book in this amazing and wonderful series and now I’m going to review the last book which will concluded the story of these two amazing Irish brothers. Shocked by the threat of being forced to marry an aging magistrate, Bliss Stafford flees her New Zealand home. But a chance encounter—and the barrel of her father’s pistol—wed her to Jamie McKenna, a handsome, headstrong rancher whose bold touch inflamed her innocent senses. Yet Jamie’s heart was captive to another—and to a hidden, bitter sorrow. But young, courageous Bliss is determined to face the secrets of his past—to claim the radiant prize of a lifetime of tomorrows.
This is one passionate romance novel that I had a hard time putting down because it was one series plot twist after another that kept me on my toes throughout the entire novel. I have always been fascinated with foreign countries and Austrialia is one of the top 10 on my list to someday travel to. I especially love this novel because it is a historical romance that is written by one of my favorite authors Linda Lael Miller, which is a wonderful combination. Bliss and Jamie are very passionate characters with very independant personalities that is sometimes very troublesome as their relationship develops. Jamie has a secret past that he doesn’t share with Bliss even though they are married to one another and have fallen in love. Bliss nows that Jamie is keeping something from her and that this secret is going to be a dangerous threat to their very new marriage. Bliss is such a wonderfully refreshing character that I loved reading about and she is the perfect match to keep Jamie McKenna in line. When I finished this novel I was sad that this series had to end but I was glad that both McKenna brothers were happily married with wonderful women and wonderful children to be had. Here is the descriptions of the books from the back cover and pictures:

ANGELFIRE $ 4.99 (Book 2)(347 Pages)

The New Zealand wilderness is no place for an innocent young girl escaping an arranged marriage….
Shocked by the threat of being forced to marry an aging magistrate, Bliss Stafford flees her New Zealand home. But a chance encounter—and the barrel of her father’s pistol—wed her to Jamie McKenna, a handsome, headstrong rancher whose bold touch inflamed her innocent senses. Yet Jamie’s heart was captive to another—and to a hidden, bitter sorrow. But young, courageous Bliss is determined to face the secrets of his past—to claim the radiant prize of a lifetime of tomorrows.
Passion, heartache, and the power of romance set New Zealand aflame with Angelfire in Linda Lael Miller’s lush tale of a young woman audacious enough to settle for nothing less than love.
I love Linda Lael Miller because she is a very good author and I love her Australian Series. I have almost all of her books and I can’t wait to get any new books written by her. This series is one of her first series of her writing career and they have been reissued this year at the low price of $ 4.99 each. When I found out about these books I went out and bought them as soon as they were available. The heroine Maggie Chamberlain vows to shape a new life for herself in Sydney after sailing to Australia only to find that the man who asked to marry him has no intention of fulfilling his part of the bargain. The hero is the arrogant and wealthy Reeve McKenna who captures Maggie’s untried heart and he is the only man who thrills her senses with the sweet, dark rush of desire. But Reeve cannot be hers alone, for he is obsessed by his search for his beloved brother James, lost two decades before. Reeve’s fierce hunger for the Yankee beauty is not yet love, and Maggie wants both the breathless pleasure of his passion and the full surrender of his heart—or nothing at all.
This is one passionate romance novel that I had a hard time putting down because it was one series plot twist after another that kept me on my toes throughout the entire novel. I have always been fascinated with foreign countries and Austrialia is one of the top 10 on my list to someday travel to. I especially love this novel because it is a historical romance that is written by one of my favorite authors Linda Lael Miller, which is a wonderful combination. Maggie and Reeve are very passionate characters with very independant personalities that is sometimes very troublesome as their relationship develops. Reeve is so obessed with finding his baby brother that he inflicts hurt on Maggie even though he is in love with her without even realizing for what his true feelings are. Maggie is such a wonderfully refreshing character that I loved reading about and she is the perfect match to keep Reeve McKenna in line. When I finished this novel I knew I would devour the next book in the series about Reeve’s baby brother Jamie McKenna and his lady love. Here is the descriptions of the books from the back cover and pictures:
MOONFIRE $ 4.99 (Book 1)(377 Pages)

An American beauty stranded by a shattered promise on Australia’s vast shores….

After sailing to Australia only to find that the man who asked to marry him has no intention of fulfilling his part of the bargain, Maggie Chamberlain vows to shape a new life for herself in Sydney. Then arrogant, wealthy Reeve McKenna captures Maggie’s untried heart, thrilling her senses with the sweet, dark rush of desire. But Reeve cannot be hers alone, for he is obsessed by his search for his beloved brother James, lost two decades before. Reeve’s fierce hunger for the Yankee beauty is not yet love, and Maggie wants both the breathless pleasure of his passion and the full surrender of his heart—or nothing at all.
One of America’s most romantic writers, Linda Lael Miller brings the white-hot passion of Moonfire to the Australian frontier country in this sensuous story of two lovers bound by desire.
I love Linda Lael Miller and I have to say that her historical romances are one of the best that I’ve ever read. The Mojo Sheepshanks Books series is a contemporary romance and I love them and I have to say that she is also a good contemporary romance writer. Mojo Sheepshanks has an unusual name and sees the ghost of her dead ex-husband and all the while is trying to figure out about her real identity. In the last novel Mojo was getting a bit use to seeing ghosts especially since her ex-husband’s ghost helped her get through a difficult part of her past that came to bit her in the a$$. Mojo is trying to enjoy her posh new home, but she’d rather be back living over Bad-Ass Bert’s Biker Saloon, where life was simpler. Her sexy cop boyfriend can’t let go of his past, while her wealthy sister is being blackmailed for secrets in hers. And Mojo’s smack in the middle of it all. As murders pile up, Mojo is starting to uncover secrets that even the dead don’t want disturbed. This book also ended with a cliff hanger that I would love to know more about but that won’t be happening until Miller writes the next Mojo book which could be a long while. But besides that I loved reading this book because it was one killer adventure after another with a bit of humor and hot love scenes thrown in. This is one series you have to get because it is too good for you to miss out on it. Here is the descriptions of the books from the back cover and pictures:
DEADLY DECEPTIONS $ 7.99 (Book 2)(379 Pages)

New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller is back with reader favorite Mojo Sheepshanks, the irreverent newbie P.I. who finds truth in the strangest places…

Mojo is trying to enjoy her posh new home, but she’d rather be back living over Bad-Ass Bert’s Biker Saloon, where life was simpler. Her sexy cop boyfriend can’t let go of his past, while her wealthy sister is being blackmailed for secrets in hers. And Mojo’s smack in the middle of it all. As murders pile up, Mojo is starting to uncover secrets that even the dead don’t want disturbed….
I love Linda Lael Miller and I have to say that her historical romances are one of the best that I’ve ever read. The Mojo Sheepshanks Books series is a contemporary romance and I love them and I have to say that she is also a good contemporary romance writer. Mojo Sheepshanks has an unusual name and sees the ghost of her dead ex-husband and all the while is trying to figure out about her real identity. I have bought almost every Linda Lael Miller novel I could get my hands on because she is one amazing romance author that I have loved reading. I also love to read paranormal romances and even though this isn’t technically categorized as one it has a paranormal element because the heroine Mojo Sheepshanks can see ghosts. It was interesting to read because I’ve read similar novels but the person would usually be able to see and talk to ghosts all of their lives but no Mojo. She only after the death of her ex-husband starts to see his ghost and that is a twist that really caught my attention and also her name was an attention grabber from the first time I heard about this book.
She’s got an uncanny knack for winning at slots, but her home-sweet-home is Bad-Ass Bert’s Biker Saloon. She’d love to go deep undercover with an irresistibly hot cop, but he’s got baggage as big as his biceps. She’s survived a mysterious tragedy, but Mojo Sheepshanks hasn’t quite figured out who she really is or how to get on with her life. And now the wisecracking Mojo is seeing ghosts—the real, ectoplasmic kind—and turning up baffling clues to her real identity. Suddenly a wealthy man is claiming to be her long-lost uncle…and she’s being shadowed by an ex-con brother with a talent for killer mind games. As Mojo races to finally uncover the facts, she’ll need all her savvy and strange new talent to keep someone from burying her—and the truth—for keeps. Reading this novel the first time was great and reading it the second time was better because I read with a more critical mind and saw that there were things that didn’t catch my attention until the second read. The end was a bit of cliff hanger that I’m not always very fond of but it at least caught my attention and told me that Miller was going to write more about Mojo and all the wonderful characters that I read about in this book. I was very excitied when I found out about the next book in the series Deadly Deceptions and I couldn’t wait to find out about Mojo’s next adventure and her relationhip with her very hot cop. Here is the descriptions of the books from the back cover and pictures:
DEADLY GAMBLE $ 13.95 (Book 1)(409 Pages)(also in mass market paperback for $ 7.99)

THIS GAME HAS SOME VERY UNUSAL PLAYERS…
She’s got an uncanny knack for winning at slots, but her home-sweet-home is Bad-Ass Bert’s Biker Saloon. She’d love to go deep undercover with an irresistibly hot cop, but he’s got baggage as big as his biceps. She’s survived a mysterious tragedy, but Mojo Sheepshanks hasn’t quite figured out who she really is or how to get on with her life. And now the wisecracking Mojo is seeing ghosts—the real, ectoplasmic kind—and turning up baffling clues to her real identity. Suddenly a wealthy man is claiming to be her long-lost uncle…and she’s being shadowed by an ex-con brother with a talent for killer mind games. As Mojo races to finally uncover the facts, she’ll need all her savvy and strange new talent to keep someone from burying her—and the truth—for keeps.
I absolutely love Linda Lael Miller and her historical and contemporary romances. I like her historicals a bit more than her contemporary romances. This book is one of many that I have bought of hers and I absolutely loved it. I like the time period that she wrote in because it has always fascinated me when I would have my history classes about the American life during the 1800’s and 1900’s. The heroine of this novel is Willow Gallagher and the hero is Gideon Marshall and boy do they make a wonderful and exciting pair together. Willow and Gideon were tricked into marriage in New York City by Gideon’s older brother but they didn’t know they were really married because they were only playing around. But soon after Willow leaves to go home does Gideon find out that their marriage is real but hasn’t been consummated as of yet and can be annuled if wished. Beside Willow and Gideon there are secondary characters that I loved reading more about in this novel. Willow’s older outlaw brother Steven Gallagher is such a fascinating character along with his father Devlin Gallagher who is such a complex man that has loved three women throughout his life and has lost two. There is also Gideon’s fiance who comes to town and makes this story all that much more exciting and very enjoyable. I would recommend this book to everyone because it is a really enjoyable book to read when you have the time to settle down with a good book. Here is the description of the book from the back cover and picture:
WILLOW $ 7.99 (309 Pages)

Beautiful and resilient, Willow would choose which way love would steer her heart….
Montana was a wide-open, lawless land when the golden-haired Willow married Gideon—a railroad magnate turned U.S. Marshal. Their union was tempestuous and passionate, a mating of two fiery, strong-willed souls destined for each other. But Willow’s love for her husband was matched by her devotion to her outlaw brother, a renegade pursued by a man sworn to hunt him down—Gideon! Willow had to choose…she could betray her own kin, or risk everything—even the love she had dreamed of all her life—to save him.
I love Linda Lael Miller’s western historical novels so much. I stumbled upon some of her books at Barnes and Noble because her books are always displayed and they are hard to miss. Since I’ve first discovered her novels I’ve tried to get as many of her wonderful books as possible. She also writes contemporary romances but I like her historicals more. I especially like her McKettrick series because it starts in the 1800’s but the series continues for a couple more generations until it’s in the present. You see how the ancesters of the present McKettrick have influenced the whole family line and that is so wonderful the read. I read the series a bit out of line last year but I finally got all the books in the series and have started reading it all from the beginning. The series has 9 novels so far and I think there are going to be more in this series because there are a lot of McKettricks. So I guess you’ve noticed that this week I’ve been reading all the books in the McKettrick series and what a series it is.
The McKettrick Way is the ninth book in the series and continues the story of the stubborn and hardheaded McKettrick family. We are now in the present and we are seeing the children of the children of the first McKettrick men, Angus, Holt, Rafe, Kade and Jeb. This book is about Meg McKettrick who is from the Holt McKettrick line. We met Meg McKettrick in Sierra’s Homecoming because she is Sierra McKettrick’s older sister and well this is her story. I really loved this book and I have to say that it is my favorite of all the books in the series. I thought that Brad O’Ballivan is the perfect match for Meg because besides have a past romantic affair they seemed to compliment each other well. I thought that it was cool that the O’Ballivan family line was strong in the present because I love the Stone Creek Series (I’ll be writing about this series soon). They had to go through a lot to finally find the love that they share is something wonderful and that made the novel some much more exciting to read. This is such a wonderful novel because I can still see the McKettrick and O’Ballivan from the past influencing the McKettrick and O’Ballivan of the present and it just makes me compare how the present McKettrick’s and O’Ballivan’s are just like there ancestors. This book is such a good read that I finished it up in 5 hours and it made me want more. I also think that the McKettrick men pick out very strong willed women to marry and they keep these McKettrick men on their toes and it goes vice versa for the McKettrick women. The end of this book hinted that there would be more McKettrick books to come and even a new series about an extended family of the McKettrick family line. Here is the description of the book from the back cover and picture:
THE McKETTRICK WAY $ 4.99 (Book 9)(248 Pages)

The McKettrick Way by Linda Lael Miller

She wanted his baby…and he wanted her!
Meg McKettrick longs for a baby—husband optional. Perfect father material is gorgeous Brad O’Ballivan, old flame and new owner of his family’s ranch in Stone Creek. But Meg—as strong, proud and stubborn as her ancestors on Indian Rock’s Triple M ranch—wants to do things her way…the McKettrick way. And Brad feels just as strongly about the O’Ballivan way…

Love, marriage, babies and a lifetime to share—that’s what Brad wants. Not a single night of passion, an unexpected pregnancy and a woman who won’t budge. For a rugged rodeo cowboy who never gives up, it’s a battle of wills he intends to win…and nothing matters more than claiming Meg’s wild McKettrick’s heart.

McKettrick Women: Sisters reunited at the Triple M
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Phoebe Jordan
Phoebe Jordan

Phoebe Jordan

I'm a part-time aspiring romance novelist, book reviewer and blogger. I've always wanted to travel the world and learn everything I can about other countries. Learning the Italian language is one way of trying to make that dream come true. Traveling will help me with my writing because I'll be learning about the history of the U.S., Latin America, England, Italy, and Ireland, the countries I find so fascinating while reading the romance genre. I read and review romance novels of almost every subgenre along with erotic romance, mystery, sci-fi/fantasy and young adult novels. You can find the reviews at my blogs, Talk About My Favorite Authors and Phoebe Jordan's Reviews. I’ve also started a live podcast show called TAMFA | Phoebe Jordan hosted on Blog Talk Radio. This show is dedicated to everything I love about romance and young adult novels. I love having romance and young adult authors live on my show to be interviewed and showcase their books. I plan to write contemporary romance, romantic suspense, erotic romance, paranormal romance and young adult when I get my writing career started with help from Keta. I'm not sure what genre I'll write to begin with since I love to read so many different romance genres.

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