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Isabel Roman

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Dark Desires of the Druids IV: Temptations and TreacheryTemptations and treacher
-by Isabel Roman
Philadelphia, 1884

Lady Isadore Harrington is a well-bred English lady. She’s traveled the world in search of magickal artifacts to help her people and has seen the best and worst of humanity. But she’s never taken time for herself-never done just for herself. Going to Philadelphia as the magicker emissary between England and the Americas, she intends to rectify that.

Then she meets James Blackthorne. Tall, handsome, witty, commanding, he brings out feelings in her she’s always wanted to experience but never has. He makes her want him, makes her forget all else but him. Virginal, but far from naïve, Isadore is tempted to experience everything James has to offer. Cautious by nature, she offers her body to him and discovers all her sexual desires fulfilled.

But the magicker world is far from safe, and Isadore is threatened from many who are jealous and distrustful. Temptations abound, but treachery is never far behind.

Dark Desires of the Druids III: Desert & Destiny
-by Isabel Roman
England and Egypt, 1883

The first time they met, Arabelle Bahari tried to kill him. The second time, they made love on a desk in the British Museum. But they needed each other, and desertanddestinyGareth, Lord Moore, despite his arrogent ways and pompous manner, drew her back to him each time they met. He needed her to deceipher the magickal runes on a special box and Arabelle discovered she just needed him.

Gareth, Earl Moore, had closed himself off from the world. He had his work at Parliament and his work securing a place for his kind, magickers, in a world that hated and hunted them. When he met Arabelle Bahari, he felt an attraction he’d never experienced before. And while he didn’t trust her, he did want her.

They came together out of need, helpless to resist the passion between them. but when an old enemy tries to kill Arabelle, will Gareth realize the depth of his emotions? Or will the desert swallow them all?

What others are saying:

4.5 Nymphs from Literary Nymphs:
Isabel Roman has done a wonderful job of writing about ancient Egypt, theMagickers power to control the flow of life, and how love will survive. Iespecially love the fact that she added a twist to the couple’s lives withouttheir knowing. Once the group retrieved the book they were looking for, I feltas though there should be something more, and hope that Ms. Roman will make me ahappy camper continuing this series.

  

Dark Desire of the Druids II: Sex & Subterfuge
-by Isabel Roman
Philadelphia 1882

the_dark_desires_2A master magicker, Morgana Blackthorne has a tenuous hold on her following. When a strange Englishman arrives on her doorstep with news of other druidic magickers, and magicker problems, she’s intrigued but suspicious. There hasn’t been contact between the American and European druids in over a hundred years. Plus she has her own worries and doesn’t need the handsome earl adding to them.

Lucien, Earl of Granville, left England to seek out the Blackthorne Druid line and discover what they’ve been up to since contact was lost. Once he and Morgana meet, their mutual attraction distracts him from his puropse. Embroiled in her problems, he finds himself more concerned with her welfare than is practical for a passing affair.

When I invited you into my bed, it never occurred to me I wouldn’t want you to leave.

There are darker forces at work and the hunger of a weak magicker desperate for power. Will Lucien convince Morgana of his true feelings before things spiral out of control? Or will the surrounding subterfuge tear them apart?

What others are saying:

4 Nymphs from Literary Nymphs:
Isabel Roman had done a wonderful job of telling this story about howstrong the female line was in the American Blackthorne family. The simple factthat Morgana put everyone else before her wants and needs, including her trustedcousin, James, and friend, Takoda, told me she had a great concern for others. Icannot wait to dive into the next book to see what happens with theMagickers.

 

Dark Desire of the Druids I: Murder & Magick

– by Isabel Roman
England, 1882  

Murder & Magick
Dark Desire of the Druids I: Murder & Magick

For a Victorian lady, losing her virginity means ruin. For Raven Drake, it means freedom to explore her sexuality. As a Magicker in hiding, Raven subscribes to her culture’s less prudish philosophy. She wants to experience every erotic sensation imaginable.

 

Malcolm, Lord Preston, desires her from the moment he sees her, and doesn’t allow society’s rules to stand in his way. More than happy to introduce Raven to the pleasures of sex, he doesn’t expect to fall in love with her.

 

Their tryst is a welcomed distraction from Witch Hunters and political maneuverings. But can it overcome the weight of another man’s ring on her finger?

 

What others are saying:

 
5 stars from Love Romance Passion: Mmm-mmm delicious. I love the plot to this novel, which looks like it will drive the second in the series. I also love the romantic conflict- it’s simply too yummy. Roman certainly has a way with storytelling, twisting and weaving different threads into one cohesive whole. 5 Stars from Cathie fo Caffey’s Reads: I so highly recommend this book that it hasn’t left me since I finished it and these scenes keep coming back to me. You will even be able to visualize Harrington Manor as most of the book takes place there and in the surrounding grounds. Thanks for a breath taking story Ms. Roman. This is 5 stars for you!
  

Dark Desire of the Druids: Tryst
– by Isabel Roman
Prequel to Murder & Magick

 

trystFrom the moment he sees her, Malcolm Wargrave, Earl of Preston wanted Raven Drake. On a secluded estate in England, he sets out to seduce the very willing miss. Though she returns his passion, she belongs to another. Will this stop their rendezvous?

Raven Drake knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to go after it. In this case, after him. Though she’s a virgin, she sees this time with Malcolm as her one chance to experience unbridled passion. And she intends to take it.

But will their tryst be enough for either of them? Or will they be caught in a web of their own making, drowning in desire?

startletWicked Seductions: Starlet
– by Isabel Roman

Grant Hayden can have any dame he damn well desires. The instant Collette Morel, the newest starlet at Warrick Studios, appears in his speakeasy, he’s captivated. When she approaches him, it isn’t long before they make tracks for a more private venue. The sex is hot, intoxicating, made all the better by the instant heat between them.

Tired of the same-old, same-old on the Hollywood lots, Collette Morel hit the speakeasy in search of someone new. Someone who could make her blood hot. She found Grant, and wanted to know what it would be like to be the gangster’s moll for just one night.

But one night isn’t enough for Collette – or her new lover…

wanton_woman1Wicked Seductions: Wanton Woman
-by Isabel Roman

The celebrated young widow, Lady Abigail Ash, possesses a pristine reputation. A reputation she detests. Needing passion in her life, she turns to the one man she believes can keep a secret and still make her blood burn.

Jonathon, Earl of Braden, has always wanted her but believes she’s only interested in marriage. Married once, he’s vowed never to marry again, yet can’t resist Lady Abigail when she proposes an alluring assignation.

The more he has of her, the more Braden wants her. He’s captivated by her body and charm. When another man enters the picture, will it be the end of their affair? Or Abigail prove to be more than a wanton woman?

complicated_courtWicked Seductions: Complicated Courtship
– by Isabel Roman

As the turmoil for America boils over, can a complicated courtship survive an unwanted guest?

Kirsten St. Clair isn’t the proper Bostonian she’s expected to be. She’s fiercely for the American Cause. But when she believes her fiancée loses interest in her, the only thing she can do is remind him with her kisses and body.

James Montgomery is a smuggler, fending off British taxes and his own uninvited houseguest all for the sake of freedom. When Kirsten sets out to seduce him, he’s helpless to resist. Captured by her innocent fire and lustful determination, James teaches her the ways of the bedroom. Will passion and love, clear the way?

  

Hot Water
-by Isabel Roman
Green Love Anthology

green_love_antho_496c92597e255Aidan Tierney is the owner of Geo-Solar Dynamics, the first geothermal plant in America. His head engineer and lover, Elizabeth Hastings, is a tireless worker for the environmental cause. With their live date rapidly approaching, Aidan entices her into a private spa grotto for stress-relieving sex. Even while he’s buried inside her, Aidan realizes there’s something wrong. She’s holding back from him and he doesn’t know why.

With the bliss of climax still heavy around them, he confronts her. Elizabeth, having dreaded this moment, tells him she’s leaving and heading to China and the geothermal plants Geo-Solar Dynamics is setting up there. Aidan isn’t willing to let her go but Elizabeth needs to do this and is the only one who can.

Will she leave him? Or can they find a compromise?

Overall 4 Cups of Coffee from Coffee Time Romance:

Excerpt: Ms. Roman has written an emotionally and stimulatingly charged story full of love and sensuality. This was not only beautifully composed but the type of tale I love to read, where you can connect with the characters. This story was easy to read from beginning to end and the conclusion of it will not leave you hanging, which made me a very happy reader.

Read the entire review for the anthology here.

Whispers
-by Isabel Roman
Power Plays Anthology

Olivia Adair is a junior senator having an affair with the Department of Justice liason, Ryan Granger. Neither want to give up their careers, but aren’t willing to give up each other, either. Leaving her senate office late one night, Ryan overhears an aide talking about the death of a senior senator. He investigates, but when Olivia is hurt in a car accident, he wonders if the aide is now after her. Will he give up his position to save her life or is already it too late?

What others are saying:

Jennifer’s Random Romance Reviews had this to say: And intrigue abounds in “Whispers” by Isabel Roman when a senator and Department of Justice attorney engage in a forbidden affair and overhear a murder plot (I was intrigued by this story and wish it had been a bit longer).

  

Four Calling Birds
-by Isabel Roman
First in my Birds Series

4_calling_birds_494819d192245_100x130Lark Summers, Paige Nightingale, Megan Cardinal-Walsh, and Eva Robin are four best friends with a mission. This Christmas they’re going to seduce the men in their lives no matter what.

Lark’s had the hots for her hunky professor since day one. Now that her Ph.D. program is over, there’s nothing standing in her way.

Paige finally admits that her gorgeous neighbor has potential. Though he’s spent months pursuing her, she’s resisted. With the encouragement of her friends, she’s going to see if his chivalry is all a façade or if he really is a knight in shinning armor.

Megan has barely seen her husband in months. Between both their high-powered jobs, time together consists of a brief morning kiss goodbye and text messages that they’ll be late. Tonight, however, she’s going to show him who’s boss.

Eva is swamped with work and school and hasn’t had time to breathe let alone see her longtime boyfriend. When he arrives home tonight, the scene is set but who’ll be more surprised at the end of the night?

Love Birds
-by Isabel Roman
Second in my Birds Series

love_birds1Lark Summers, Paige Nightingale, Megan Cardinal-Walsh, and Eva Robin are four best friends with a mission. To spend Valentine’s Day with the men in their lives no matter what the day throws at them.

Lark has been in lust with her professor since she started her Ph.D. program. Now that she has her degree, she also has Professor Seth Turner as her lover. Unfortunately, he has to work on Valentine’s Day leaving her alone. Or is that part of the surprise?

Nightingale seduced her downstairs neighbor right before Christmas, and now finds herself in what others might consider a relationship. She’s not sure but when Adam Forrester surprises her on Valentine’s Day, she’s forced to admit there’s more to their relationship than sex.

Cardinal’s husband is full of surprises. In the past months, they’ve rekindled their sex life and have grown closer despite their super busy jobs. Ethan has planned a surprise weekend for her and she must follow the trail he’s carefully laid out.

Robin’s fiancé whisks her out of town to historic Gettysburg. Despite the coldness of the day, the antique show they attend is just what she loves. But it’s later when she shows Alex just how much she enjoyed her weekend.

Sex in the Springtime
-by Isabel Roman
Third in my Birds Series

Lady Lark Summers, Paige Nightingale, Megan Cardinal-Walsh, and Eva Robin are four best friends with a mission. This Easter, they’re struggling to juggle professional lives with personal needs. It’s not as easy as it sounds.

Despite Alex Parker’s talented fingers and mouth, Robin and he are arguing about seating arrangements for their wedding. Seating arrangements when she’s pushed against the door, half naked is not the discussion she planned to have. Will their petty differences put a permanent rift in their relationship?

Nightingale has no love of commitment. But as she and Adam Forrester drive to Easter dinner, she begins to wonder. She’s been with Adam for four exclusive months. Can she put aside her longstanding beliefs and forge a real relationship? Or is hot monkey sex the only thing between them?

Lark couldn’t think about relationships when her dream job at The World Bank keeps her so busy. Seth Turner would not be forgotten. She kept so many clothes at his place it looked like they lived together. But could they? Or would work tear them apart?

Cardinal wanted Easter dinner with her closest friends to be a fun evening. It turned into a heart-to-heart over dishes. Though she’s sympathetic, she and her husband, Ethan, have their own issues. Thankfully, those issues take a back seat when he pins her to the wall.

When it comes down to it, they each have to solve their own problems. Do any of them want to try?

4 Cups from Coffee Time Romance:

The characters are vividly drawn. and the plot is very well crafted. I loved her twist on Victorian England. This is the start of an extremely promising new series, and I am going to buy and read every single one of them.

 

4.5 Nymphs from Literary Nymphs:

She brought to life a young lady whose only goal was to please her fiancée and parents without complaint because of her commitment to the Druid’s way of life. What she does is far more than what you expect, and the outcome is not exactly what you would normally read. I am looking forward to reading the next book in this series.

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