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BRANDED AS TROUBLE

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Book six of the Rough Riders comes at
you hot and heavy and never lets up. The chemistry between the leads is palpable, their sex scenes refreshingly realistic and -- perhaps because of this -- amazingly hot. Their emotional connection is also a major draw. Their struggles with addiction are written with care and not simply as a plot device. James, aka Lori Armstrong, has created a book for those who unfailingly root for the outsiders.

Colt McKay can't shake his bad reputation, derived from years of boozing and womanizing, even though he's been clean and sober -- and celibate -- for the past three years. India Ellison has been his sponsor and best friend for those years. They've been in secretly in love with each other for a while, but facing an uncertain future together means coming to terms with their pasts. (SAMHAIN, Jan., 246 pp., $15.00)

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Michelle Wiener