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Finding Wicked by Kathryn L. James is live & we have an exclusive excerpt & a signed book giveaway!

June 5, 2018

<— JUST WENT LIVE!!!! Finding Wicked (The Mitchell Brothers Book 2) IS LIVE!! Gah!!! This is my catnip!!! Nooooo not just the cover (although I will swoon about it in just a second) but I LOVE DESERTED ISLAND ROMANCES!!! Their PLANE. WENT. DOWN (and he’s her boss!!!) Okay… the cover. This gorgeous cover makes me want [...]

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Reader Question – The new book about the second chance romance with her ex-husband…

March 8, 2018

SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE SEARCH!! This reader question is a little vague, but certainly allows us the opportunity to make a “similar genre” list. I’m so thrilled she asked!!! Meagan asks: Hey Maryse! I’m hoping you can help me out. I’m looking for a book that I read the blurb of a few weeks ago and [...]

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Reader Question – The book about the two adults and two children that survived a plane crash…

April 27, 2017

Jennifer was looking for this one, and I was able to answer it ’cause I read it!!! I’m a sucker for shipwrecks or plane crashes that end up on a deserted island themes!!!! And in case you are too, and haven’t read this one yet, I thought I’d post it even though I’ve answered it. [...]

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Book Review – Girl Underwater by Claire Kells

November 13, 2016

Girl Underwater A survival-against-all-odds situation merging into a potential love story that develops ever so subtly. So subtly, in fact, that while you have a feeling that a bond will be forged forever (an obvious bond due to tremendous circumstance), I didn’t became fully invested in them. Normally, a story such as this one would [...]

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Book Review – Unseen Messages by Pepper Winters

April 1, 2016

Unseen Messages: a survival romance novel Having never read, yet but heard so much about this author’s trademark “dark romance reads” I was very excited when I found our she wrote THIS one. ‘Cause it’s about a plane crash on a deserted island, and if there’s anything I love more than a dark read, it’s [...]

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Reader Question – The book where he’s a dismissive jerk, and she’s overweight and only the two of them survive the plane crash…

December 17, 2015

GUESS THE BOOK TIME!! Lee is looking for a specific “stranded on a deserted island” book and wonders if anyone knows the title. I posted on Facebook… but no bites yet, so maybe someone here knows? This certainly sounds like something we’d LOVE! She asks: “…I read it about 15-20 years ago and can’t remember [...]

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What to Read After On the Island – “Stranded on a deserted island” romance books…

December 14, 2015

UPDATED 10-24-18!!! When it comes to love stories, there is nothing more fun than two people (strangers, or enemies, or maybe one of ‘em being an unrequited love-secret admirer) to be thrown together and… stuck together for whatever reason. This is a “genre” that I am SO drawn to and the ones I read, I [...]

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Book Review – Withering Hope by Layla Hagen

December 13, 2015

One of my favorite genres!!! The whole… “surviving in a deserted *area* with a stranger” thing. I LOVE THAT! ‘Cause it’s already sheer torture considering you’re in “survival” mode and in a desperate state, but to have to depend on (or trust!) someone you don’t really know (or know at all), to aid in your [...]

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