Friday, February 22, 2008

5 Heart Review!!!


The Marquis and the Mistress

Meagan Hatfield
Historical romance
Available from
The Dark Castle Lords
ISBN: 978-1-921347-40-5
February 2008

Cosette has one option left to her -- she must catch King Henry’s eye. She must seduce him and then become his new mistress or she stands to lose everyone important to her. What she never expected was to see her betrothed. The man she believed had died ten years ago at sea. The man whose disappearance ultimately put her in the position she's in today.

Francois has traveled to see the king for one reason only, to inform him of a possible plot against him. But when he sees the woman he has loved for the past ten years, his betrothed that he was forced to leave behind, his plans change. When he begins to believe she could be involved in the plot to bring down the king, he has to decide to turn her in or save her at any cost. Can two lost souls be reunited after so long? Or has time and circumstance forced them apart forever?

Meagan Hatfield has written an exciting tale of lost love, secrets, and devious plots. Cosette and Francois were such well-written characters. The love-hate relationship between these two wonderful people, along with the fiery passion that burns up the pages, is all consuming. I was unable to put this one down. Although at times I found the situations the characters had to withstand a little distressing, I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for an exciting, sexually charged romance because this has to be one of the best I have read. Hats off to this great author. I look forward to reading more of her stories in the future.

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Sensuality rating: Very sensual

Reviewer: Sandra
February 19, 2008

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Prison Break is killing me!!!

Okay, I'm about to go off here...don't mind me, I'm just venting. :-)

Now, I don't really watch TV. Well, not on a weekly basis, (and I never blog about it.) The whole thing has become so unpredictably annoying it became difficult to emotionally invest myself in a show, only to have it go on some random hiatus for a year, change time slots, (or worse) change days.

However, Prison Break is the exception. Or was. Until they killed the heroine and love interest - Sara.

Now, I read that because she was pregnant in real life, she didn't want to work - wanted to be at home with the babe, etc. Well, I am hoping and praying that the actress had her kid, realizes that life at home with a toddler is monotonous, begs to be written back into the show and they allow it. I was a stay at home mom and after two years, I was pulling out my hair for any adult interaction that didn't require Playdough or Lego's. And I mean, the show is basically a soap opera - characters have returned from the grave before - it wouldn't be the first time. It's totally doable.

While I'm going off on my diatribe here...the whole female prison spin-off concept with the lead actress being Michael's new love interest is thoroughly insulting! No, no, NO!

Words are failing me, so I'll just have you look at this vid of Michael learning about Sara's death.

Now, tell me what does he have left? If Sara was not the love of his life and his soulmate is indeed this new lady, what reaction could he possibly give her? What corner of his heart is left for her?

I'll tell you. Nothing.

He spent all of his emotions, all of his heart on Sara. Meaning anything else would be unbelievable and pointless or render him an absolute ass in viewers eyes.

His character - as it has been outlined from the beginning - is guarded and intelligent. No way would he go for another person caught up in the "company's" net. He would have learned his lesson. As Sara once wrote - he would "know better."

Like I said, I hope that they bring her back. I am a romance author after all and it kills me to not have a "Happily Ever After" for the hero and heroine. But if the writers, in their "wisdom" decide to have her remain dead, I sincerely hope they know better than to give him a new love interest. It would demean anything and everything that Michael ever said or did...and THAT my dear bloggers, would be a tragedy. He is truly one of the best characters to hit the television in a long time and it would be a shame to see him go down like that.

Okay, I'm done. Phew! It's nice to have a place to get that off my chest. Now, back to my dragon hottie...until next time...

Thursday, February 14, 2008

New Release!!

The Marquis & the Mistress

By Meagan Hatfield

Hot-Historical Romance Novel

Now available from the Dark Castle Lords

Blurb: A Courtesan catches the King’s eye and is offered the role of his new royal mistress. She arrives at court, never expecting to see her betrothed, a man she thought perished at sea ten years ago, not only alive, but still working for the King she’d come to court to seduce.

Friday, February 01, 2008

New Release! Torrid Teasers #43

Torrid Teasers Volume 43: The Whole Enchilada & Lust Desserts
by Meagan Hatfield
Torrid Romance Contemporary
Rating: Sensual Romance - Sensual
Now available from Whiskey Creek Press Torrid

THE WHOLE ENCHILADA: Owning his own franchised Mexican restaurant isn’t the dream job Dale Jennings had hoped for. The rigid menu and atmosphere stifles his creativity, and it doesn’t take long before he finds himself at the taco shop across the street, enjoying the authentic cuisine of his drop-dead gorgeous business rival, Lina Sanchez. But even though her food is damn near as hot as her sun kissed body, Dale is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his success. Especially not some California girl’s enchiladas.

LUST DESSERTS:As her best friend Lina puts it, Samantha Logan needs to get laid. Coming off a bad relationship, Sam is not eager to jump on the commitment bandwagon. But when a edibly handsome stranger catches her attention at the local bar, Sam can’t deny the intense attraction, and decides to give into the moment and satisfy her unfulfilled desires.

*4 ½ cherries from Whipped Cream Reviews!
"I loved these stories! It was a case of two great stories for the price of one. Both of these stories were HOT, HOT, HOT and yet sweet at the same time... My only regrets as far as these stories went, I wanted more! Even though both stories were short, I felt a connection with the characters and loved their witty byplay. I would love to see a story down the line where we get to revisit these two couples and see how much hotter it could get. Ms. Hatfield has a definite talent for interesting situations and loading on the heat. She's definitely one to watch for."

Read the Steamy Excerpts!

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