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Happy Bookaversary! A Review of “Edge of Darkness” by Karen Rose

Title: Edge of DarknessAuthor: Karen RoseISBN: 9780399583087Publisher: BerkeleySeries: Cincinnati SeriesPrice: $5.98 (Paperback) $7.99 (e-book) $28.28(Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It seems like I’ve been reading Karen Rose novels my entire life.  I remember the day I came across Count to Ten in the Duane Reade on Queens Blvd.  I’d finished the paperback I brought with me to school that day while sitting …

Review of “Alone in the Dark” by Karen Rose

Karen Rose novels should come with trigger warnings.  I don’t remember reading any of them that didn’t involve something that would cause a PTSD episode and Alone in the Dark is no different.  To start my review, I am going to offer my own warning, just in case someone stumbles upon this not expecting to encounter harmful …

The Fiction Vixen–Back from the Dead…Again

Hi, all.  I know I’ve been gone for a REALLY long time, yet again, and there are not enough words in the English language to come close to apologizing for leaving you high and dry for a second time.  The truth is that I’ve been dealing with a lot of stuff in my non-internet life …

New Karen Rose Novel On Sale Today!

Today’s the day–the newest Karen Rose novel, Watch Your Back, hit American shelves (it has been out in the UK since November).  This book features Stevie and Clay, and I have been looking forward to this book since they first appeared together is You Belong to Me.  Here’s the synopsis from Ms. Rose’s website: A cold case …

Trying a New Author

Until recently, I pretty much stuck with the same authors, my bookshelves looking like an homage to Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb and Karen Rose.  I was loathe to try anyone new, and honestly I’m not sure why.  I didn’t start out only wanting to read one author (boy would my reading have been limited–7 books until Casual …

My Favorite Romance Novel Heroes

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what i like and what I don’t like when it comes to romance novel heroes.  Figuring out what I don’t like is fairly easy.  I don’t like heroes that are assholes, who care more about themselves than about their heroines.  I especially don’t like heroes that believe …

Review of “No One Left to Tell” by Karen Rose

I’ve been a fan of Karen Rose novels for about five years, but the last couple books I’ve read (You Belong to Me and Silent Scream) haven’t been home runs for me. That is not the case with No One Left To Tell. No One Left to Tell is the story of Paige Holden and …