- Ride the Fire by Pamela Clare--the time period was so refreshing, story telling and writing strong.
- Lady of Sin by Madeline Hunter--character driven
- Winter Garden by Adele Ashworth--character driven
- Pleasure for Pleasure by Eloisa James--character driven
- The Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt--Georgian!! a really good debut novel
- Angel Falls by Nora Roberts--loved the heroines insecurities and the heros firm belief in the her despite all her anxieties and obsessions.
- Vanquished by Hope Tarr--this may be my favorite book from last year and I didn't rate it a "Great", this was one of those books that stuck with me long after I read it.
- Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh--wonderful writing voice and world building
- Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas--love an ambiguous hero
- Demon Angel by Meljean Brook--amazing world building, amazing couple
- Twilight by Stephanie Meyers--excellent YA book
- The Gladiator's Honor by Michelle Styles--fantastic time period and really strong storytelling
- The Turning by Jennifer Armintrout--nice debut novel, paranormal with a horror feel
- Dark Need by Lynn Viehl--paranormal romance that borders on horror
- I See You by Holly Lisle--nice suspense, interesting paranormal twist
- Simply Unforgettable by Mary Balogh--well, gee it's a Balogh of course it's good
- The Devil's Waltz Anne Stuart--ambiguous hero, strong heroine--really good book
- Darcy's Story by Janet Aylmers--P & P from Darcy's point of view--love that.
Favorite series/trilogy--Susan Carroll--The Courtesan, Dark Queen and The Silver Rose--actually I read the first 2 in 2005, but the series finished with The Silver Rose in 2006, she did an amazing job redeeming a questionable hero.
Favorite catergory--Goes Down Easy by Alison Kent, I don't read many category romances, but this one worked completely for me.
The book that stuck with me even though I gave it an "okay" grade--Entertaining Mr. Stone by Portia DaCosta--there's something about Maria and Mr. Stone (Clever Bobby) that really work for me as a couple, maybe it's the May/December thing--I don't know--LOL.
- Open Season by Linda Howard--If I'm honest I probably reread this 10 times last year. It sat on my nightstand and I picked up whenever I had "nothing" to read.
- His Wicked Ways by Eloisa James--either you love it or hate it, it works for me. I'll also admit I read Pleasure for Pleasure three times in December--LOL.
- Mackenzies... by Lida Howard--what can I say I love the Mackenzies.
- Years by Lavryle Spencer--one of my all time favorite books--Teddy and Linnea--I may have to reread it again.
- Mr. Impossible by Loretta Chase--Rupert is probably one of my absolutely favorite heros.
- The Laird by Juliana Garnett--I think this was published in 1998, one of my favorite authors, love her style, voice and storytelling.
- Night in Eden by Candice Proctor--my favorite Proctor, wish she was still writing romance.
That's it, I'm done boring you with my favorites--LOL.