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Great review for SECOND NATURE!.

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5 Star Review On NerdGirl Official for UPON YOUR RETURN!

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Upon Your Return by Marie Lavender – Review by Amanda #NerdGirlWitch

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Title: Upon Your Return

Author: Marie Lavender

Published Date: February 13th 2013

Genre:Historical Romance

Rating:

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***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Fara Bellamont has been back in society for a year after leaving Cluny Abbey, where her uncle sent her long ago. When he chooses a suitor for her for marriage, she fears that she will be forced to marry a stranger and live a miserable life.

But, Fara finds herself thrust into an adventure of a lifetime when unforeseen circumstances cause her to place her trust in a strange man for protection. His intervention not only saves her, but puts her in an even more compromising position.

Grant Hill, a trading captain, is enchanted by the young heiress not only because of her beauty, but because she is hardly conventional. Underneath her ladylike exterior lies a tigress. Grant cannot help but offer his protection as she is in need and he is far from immune from her charms.

Fara just never bargained on the passion that she feels for Grant Hill. As events unfold, she must decide whether her desires and the dictates of her heart should trump the rules of society in this exciting tale.

***Contains Graphic Sex. Not for young readers***
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***Amanda #NerdGirlWitch Review***
 This was a amazing read! Marie is a brilliant author and I enjoyed reading this immensely. The twists and turns flowed beautifully and the romance was epic and heart pounding.The Characters were sexy, compelling and stubborn, and the story was beautiful, romantic and at times even a little dangerous. I loved that the characters were kind of stuck with each other and at times had a kind of love/hate relationship as it added fire to the scenes, you could tell however that they didn’t ever hate each other and you could see their relationship continued to grow.I loved all the history that comes with reading a period story like this. Historical romance is chock full of history and intrigue, and that is one of the things I love about them. Marie did a fantastic JOB on this one and I loved all of the historical stuff that she added to the story to make it seem as if you had really been taken back.
Don’t miss out on your chance to read this piece of history!

***Review has been done in conjunction with Nerd Girl Official. For more information regarding our reviews please visit our Fan Site: www.facebook.com/NerdGirl.NG***

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A Short and Sweet Five Star Review!

I just stumbled across Cindy’s review of Second Nature on Amazon. How exciting! Thank you, Cindy!  🙂

5.0 out of 5 stars This book was a gift for an honest review, February 25, 2015
This review is from: Second Nature (Blood At First Sight Book 1) (Kindle Edition)
I just loved this book. I will be keeping this in my library to read again. Marie Lavender has written a great book. Can’t wait to read more of her books. Buy this book you will not regret it. If you love Vampires you’ll love this one.
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Woo hoo! Thanks again, Cindy!  ♥
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Double Reviews for Second Nature!

Yay! Two new reviews for Second Nature!

I Love Romance Blog

Great news! I just found two new awesome book reviews for Second Nature, my latest paranormal romance/urban fantasy release!  Yay! Here is one from Crystal’s Many Reviewers site:

I’ll go ahead and admit it. Ever since Twilight, I’ve been a sucker for the forbidden human/vampire romance. That’s what attracted me to this book, and I was not disappointed.

Desiree has lost in love big time. She found her husband with another woman and now has supported her own sister in getting married and expecting a baby. She’s happy for the people in her life who deserve and get love, but finds herself wishing it could be for her. Alec is a vampire. He’s old, and has a system for getting his needs met. But when Desiree comes into the picture, she turns his world upside down. Can they make this unconventional love and passion work? Or is it doomed…

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Great new review for Second Nature!

 I just found this review on Goodreads! Yay!  🙂


Second Nature (Blood at First Sight Series, #1)
by Marie Lavender (Goodreads Author)

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Candice‘s review

Jan 30, 15
Read in January, 2015


I received this book as an ARC copy.

When Marie Lavender said that this was not your ordinary vampire story she was not playing. This book took me through every emotion I own. Before I could finish this book I was calling and texting my friends to recommend this book. From the awesome attention to detail to the dips and turns I love this book. Officially, I am stalking all blogs and emails for the release of the next book. I am truly looking forward to the second book in this series.

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Exciting 4 Star Review for SECOND NATURE!

I stumbled across this wonderful Amazon review for Second Nature, my new paranormal romance/urban fantasy book and the first book in the Blood at First Sight Series! 🙂

4.0 out of 5 stars Can Opposites Attract?, January 23, 2015
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The Kindle Book Review
This review is from: Second Nature (Blood At First Sight Book 1) (Kindle Edition)

 

Marie Lavender’s first venture into the paranormal is a success.

Alec and Desiree are in love. The complicating factor is that he is a vampire and she is human. Alec exists on human blood, other food makes him ill, he must avoid sunlight, and he will live forever. Desiree is human. She loves wine and food, she sleeps at night, and she is mortal.
Can a human love a vampire?

I suppose all who have seen Twilight feel they know the answer to this question, but Lavender raises it anew in Second Nature. Can two very different creatures find happiness? Or is their relationship doomed to exist solely on a physical level.

On one level, this a straight romance, and, as a romance, it succeeds. It is fast moving, interesting, and very romantic. The reader comes to like the characters and roots for them to work things out so that they can be together. The fact that one of characters is a vampire, simply introduces new complications to the developing relationship

On another level, the book explores the nature of relationships. Can opposites attract? Can two very different people (or creatures) be happy together, or is eHarmony on the right track, claiming that we are most happy with those who are similar to us? Seldom do we find a romance that deals with weightier issues, but Lavender does this, and she does it in a light-hearted, unobtrusive manner.
A racy story and food for thought. Quite a combination.

David Burnett for the Kindle Book Review
I received a copy of the book in exchange for a fair and unbiased review.

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5 Star Review for LEATHER AND LACE

Awesome new review for Leather and Lace!

I Love Romance Blog

I am so happy to have stumbled across this awesome five star review for Leather and Lace, a romantic suspense book published under my alternate pen name, Erica Sutherhome! Here is the brief, however lovely review:

5.0 out of 5 starsRomance and Action, January 19, 2015
This review is from: Leather and Lace (Paperback)
Quite a mixture of romance, danger, erotic romance, love, and action. Patrick is a detective and Angie is a stripper. He sees something in Angie that intrigues him, and he is falling for her, hard; but Angie is keeping a secret from him. The story is well-written and quite enjoyable. Both characters, Patrick and Angie warmed my heart. I loved it.
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New 5 star review for Upon Your Honor!

I just found this 5 star review for Upon Your Honor on Goodreads! Yay!

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Pattimari‘s review

Dec 02, 14


Upon Your Honor is a book I bought, read, and think is an outstanding story with a great author. I was impressed and happy to know that this author had more books to buy and read. Marie keeps her reader entertained and feeling all the characters actions. She has a way with allowing the reader to visualize exactly what the character looks like and feels.
Great job Marie.
-Pattimari Sheets Cacciolfi, Therapist, Author, and VP of PnPAuthors

New awesome four star review for UYH!

Check out a new review for Upon Your Honor, book 2 of the Heiresses in Love Series!

I Love Romance Blog

Just found this great four star review for Upon Your Honor! http://www.amazon.com/review/R2SANRPZG2E305/

The details are below:

Upon Your Honor

4.0 out of 5 starsTransport yourself in time and place!, November 15, 2014
This review is from: Upon Your Honor (Kindle Edition)
Author Marie Lavender creates an epic novel, as her characters travel from the docks of New York City, in 1881, to New Orleans. Via carriage, ship, or horse, Chloe Waverly attempts to escape the clutches of her unwanted fiancé, Lamonte Beckett, with the help of Gabriel Hill.

Having already suffered the loss of her mother, the death of her father leaves Chloe at the mercy of society and the whim of a man who claims her father intended they marry. Unwilling to commit herself to a loveless relationship, Chloe stows aboard a merchant ship making it’s way to New Orleans. The telling of her daring escape is exciting and one of the…

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M&M just got two new reviews!

Check out the two new awesome five star reviews for Magick & Moonlight! 🙂

I Love Romance Blog

Magick & Moonlight just received two new five star reviews!  How exciting!  🙂

Here are the reviews I found on Amazon:

This review is from: Magick & Moonlight (Kindle Edition)
I just fell in love with this book from the beginning. It was so romantic. I felt like I was there experiencing everything that happened. Hope to read more from you
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This review is from: Magick & Moonlight (Kindle Edition)
Can a Wiccan find true Love? Jessie and Ethan come across each other at what appears to be the right time in their lives, but not by his free will. She needs him and he needs her, and together they find each other. It’s a delightful romance about two people who are so different from each…

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