If you look at her Amazon Author's Page, you realize just how incredibly talented this woman is. Steampunk, fantasy, paranormal, M/M, erotica, series romance... there's nothing she can't do! My current main goal in life is to meet with PG in person so I can 1.) get her autograph, and 2.) buy her lunch and persuade her to let me pick her brain for a couple of hours. I'm telling y'all, this woman might not know everything, but it's close enough for me.
One last thing I love about PG... she's not. PG, I mean. As in, rated-PG. She belongs to a group of outstanding, red-hot romance writers called The Nine Naughty Novelists. PG doesn't know this (because I've never told her), but long before we both wound up working together on Carina's Press's A CLOCKWORK CHRISTMAS, I had stumbled my way onto the Nine Naughty Novelists' website (I mean, c'mon... with a name like that, you would have taken a peek too, right? :D). At that time, the nine authors were having a ball posting round-robin chapters on a romance trope-filled spoof called THE ZILLIONAIRE VAMPIRE COWBOY'S SECRET WEREWOLF BABIES. As I snort-laughed my way through it, I never imagined that I was destined to meet up with none other than one of those amazing authors. *fangirl sigh*
Okay, enough gushing, it's time to get to the good stuff! And let me tell you, THIS WINTER HEART (available December 5th from Carina Press) is sooooooooo good. Everyone has different tastes, of course, and I love all the novellas in A CLOCKWORK CHRISTMAS. That being said, PG's novella is MY kind of romance. Like all the others, I read it in one sitting. Unlike all the others, I was cussing out the hero, Dario, right out of the gate. Damn, that stubborn man pushed all my buttons from the get-go! But that's okay, because in my opinion, that's the best possible sign there is. Feeling passionate about characters means that this story will live on in my memory long after other, less weighty stories have faded away.
|THIS WINTER HEART |
By PG Forte
Releases December 5th!
Intrigued yet? You should be, so read on!
Santa Fe, The Republic of New Texacali, 1870
Eight years ago, Ophelia Leonides's husband cast her off when he discovered she was not the woman he thought she was. Now destitute after the death of her father, Ophelia is forced to turn to Dario for help raising the child she never told him about.
Dario is furious that Ophelia has returned, and refuses to believe Arthur is his son—after all, he thought his wife was barren. But to avoid gossip, he agrees to let them spend the holidays at his villa. While he cannot resist the desire he still feels for Ophelia, Dario despises himself for being hopelessly in love with a woman who can never love him back.
But Dario is wrong: Ophelia's emotions are all too human, and she was brokenhearted when he rejected her. Unsure if she can trust the man she desperately loves, she fears for her life, her freedom and her son if anyone else learns of her true nature...
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Tomorrow, I review the novella that took me TWO FREAKING DAYS to recover from -- JK Coi's FAR FROM BROKEN!
|A CLOCKWORK CHRISTMAS|
Releases December 5th!