Book Review: Enticed by Her Island Billionaire

Thank you NetGalley, Harlequin and author for the ARC of this book!

Enticed by Her Island Billionaire

by Becky Wicks

Published August 25th 2020

Harlequin Medical Romance



By a man she can’t have!

Dr. Mila Ricci is excited to visit the stunning Indonesian island where Sebastian Becker is pioneering a technique to heal scars. But he’s the exact opposite of the rich celebrity surgeon she’d been expecting—and Mila is immediately attracted to him! Wrestling his own demons, Sebastian might be sexy but he’s no superficial playboy; he craves a home and family. Things Mila feels are not for her, especially not with him.

Four Stars

My Review:

What an interesting romance! I’ve never read a title under the medical romance line of Harlequin. I wasn’t sure what to expect.

The love story of Mila and Sebastian takes us to an island near Bali. The scenes have a larger sense of drama and peril. Accidents, surgeries, etc. It showed the strength and intelligence of the two main characters. We were also given cute kids and bouncy dogs.

Sebastian is a strong, confident, sexy character. Unfortunately I found Mila a little too distraught. Too sad. Still a great story. I will read more medical dramas via Harlequin.

Thank you Harlequin and NetGalley for the review copy.

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Do you read Harlequin titles? What are your favorite lines? Love Inspired, Desire?


Book Review – Notting Hill in the Snow by Jules Wake

It’s getting cold out so I think it’s a great time for a holiday story!

Title: Notting Hill in the Snow

Author: Jules Wake


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Publisher: One More Chapter

Pub Date: October 11, 2019

Source: ARC via NetGalley


Viola Smith, plays the viola in an orchestra (yes really!), she’s bright, bubbly and enthusiastic about absolutely everything. And it’s enough to drive some people crazy…especially if they’re a grumpy widower with an eight-year-old in tow.

Nathan Williams hates Christmas, despite his small daughter’s efforts to stop him being the Grinch. But when he’s caught up in the community nativity play and meets Viola, her enthusiasm is infectious. As the snow starts to fall on Notting Hill and the bells ring out across London, Nathan might have to admit that Christmas isn’t so bad after all.

Four Stars

This was my first time reading a book by Jules Wake and it won’t be my last. If I feel I completely know the characters and the surroundings, I’m happy.

Notting Hill in the Snow. Such a beautiful location and time of year – perfect. I enjoyed the scenes involving the nativity performance at the school, Christmas shopping, selecting a tree, etc. so much fun.

The little girl, Grace is the highlight of this story. I love her. I want to take her home and keep her. So sweet, such great emotional dialog. Awesome.

Slight spoilers ahead…

Viola needed to learn when friends and family truly needed her and when they were using her. She was taken advantage of by her cousins and I’m not sure that part of the story was fully resolved. I would have liked to see an example of them changing their ways.

I had a big issue with the romance aspect of the story. We learn early on in the book that Nate is married. Again – he’s married! Not a spoiler there because, as I just said, we learn that early on in the story. (ppssst, he’s married)

Judge for yourself. I will read more by Wake. Hopefully all the romantic players will be single.

Thank you NetGalley, the author and publisher for the review copy of this title.

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