Reviews

REVIEWS for BABIES IN THE BARGAIN

The Long And The Short Reviews~ 5 Books. Best Book of The Week Ms. Risk has done an outstanding job with Babies in the Bargain and is a very talented writer who gives the reader what they are after… I found it to be a most exciting and thrilling read. I highly recommend this book. This one will keep you on your toes and make you beg for more. I can’t wait to read more of Ms. Risk’s work in the future.

Romance Junkies~ BABIES IN THE BARGAIN is one novel that pulls you into the story and holds you captive to the last page. Mona Risk delves into the intense life and death situation babies in the NICU face and tempers that overwhelming emotion with a high intensity romance in a storyline that will truly touch the reader’s heart.

Reviewed by Vince~ 5 Hearts Babies in the Bargain” Displays Three Areas of Excellence:
1. Very Strong Emotional writing. 2. All pervasive centrality of the romantic relationship.
3. A high level of medical expertise essential to the plot.
“Babies in the Bargain” could serve as an object lesson on how to ‘show’ and not ‘tell’ a story. You always know exactly what the characters are feeling, indeed, for the most part you ‘feel’ along with them. It’s a great read.

Night Owl Romance ~TOP PICK  Babies in the Bargain is a sweet and sexy medical romance that will have you cooing and awing while also shedding a few tears.

WRDF Review~ This was an great read, romantic and at times bittersweet. Enjoyable from beginning to end, Babies in the Bargain sports believablecharacters, an ultra romantic story line, and a thoroughly satisfyingending. Reviewed by Holli Herrle.

Got Romance! ~This story is both heart warming and heart wrenching. Ms Risk has created beautifully written, well rounded, realistic characters.

Readers Favorite~ This is Mona Risk at her best. The story will bring tears both sadness and joy. The characters are easy to relate to. The plot is excellent. Fans of romance will love this story.

CONTESTS: First Place: Launching A Star; The Beacon; Great Expectations. Second Place: Golden Gateway; Gotcha; Enchanted Words. Third Place: The Suzannah; Winter Rose; Linda Howard Award of Excellence.

REVIEWS for RIGHT NAME, WRONG MAN

By LovesReading: This contemporary romance has it all: a strong likeable heroine who has overcome problems that will resonate with many readers, a to-die-for hero, the perfect alpha male, and a fantastic setting in the beautiful French countryside. I loved the descriptions of the French town and the chateau.

By Seniorcitizen: This is a five star plus from Mona Risk. Pulled me in within the first chapter and kept me hooked.

By Margaret Toussaint: Emotionally satisfying and great scenery to boot.

By Mary M. Marvella: Ms Risk shares her wonderful characters (a French count) and takes us to exotic places. (Vive la Francais). You won’t be able to put this book down and you won’t want this one to end.

By Linda B. Nightingale: The doctor and French count is to-die-for. Couple this with the author’s engaging voice and a heroine as well crafted as the hero, and you’ve got a book that will stay with you.

By Patrice Wilton: I picked up this book recently, and found that I couldn’t put it down. It was a sweet, satisfying romance with strong characters and a well written plot. The descriptions are eloquent and make you want to jump on the next plane to France. Do yourself a favor, and devour this book.

REVIEWS for NO MORE LIES

Night Owl Romance: TOP PICK ~ Prescription for Trust was a fantastic read. I enjoyed the slow relationship between Olivia and Luc and how he was so caring toward Melissa and Olivia’s family. The plot was also very well thought out and the pacing on target. The wonderful healing that took place in this book also made it a very sweet read.

Got Romance! ~Mona Risk writes a charming story. Keeping the reader entertained with the twists and turns in the plot. With great characters like Luc and Olivia the reader will enjoy the world that she has built. Luc is a wonderful Hero with a great sense of fairness and loyalty and Olivia is an intelligent and wonderful heroine. The secondary characters like Olivia’s mother and daughter are just as pleasant. The emotional ride that these characters take is a hard one but worth it.

The Long And The Short Reviews~ This first book in Mona Risk’s miniseries, ‘Doctor’s Orders’, is full of emotion, suspense, intrigue, good intentions and determination, depending on which character POV you are looking from. Mona Risk’s writing sweeps you into the story from the first page, and keeps you turning the pages. When you have read this one, I’m sure you’ll add the next three to your wish list.

   

Readers Favorite~ This is the first book of the Doctors Orders Series by Mona Risk. If the rest of the books in this string is of this caliber, MS Risk will find herself with a very successful series on her hands.

Happy Ever After~ Mona Risk writes a beautiful love story about second chances and being afraid to take a leap of faith. Prescription of Trust is a fast paced book that you just can’t put down until the end.

CONTESTS: First Place: Central Ohio Ignite the Flame Contest. Second Place: Heart of Denver, The Molly Contest. Third Place: FTHRW Golden Gateway.

REVIEWS for HER GREEK TYCOON (Her Greek Romance)

 “This story is steamy with the fiesty Ashley meeting up with her very own sexy Greek god where sparks fly and motives clash.”~Debbie A.

“Ashley and Stefano set the beach on fire. This is basically two memorable love stories in one, and I enjoyed them both. I can’t wait for her next novel.”~Seniorcitizen

“The tenderness melded with fiery passion in ‘Sailing with You’ is perfect for that gorgeous setting.”~Beth Trissel

“ This is a lovely romance with Ms. Risk’s usual flare for setting and engaging characters.” Linda B. Nightingale | 14 reviewers made a similar statement.

“ I read this book in one afternoon. ” D. Gerber | 6 reviewers made a similar statement.

“ Torn apart, he hopes Ashley will save the villa, and he secretly hopes she will find love. ” Carolyn Smith | 5 reviewers made a similar statement

REVIEWS for  HER RUSSIAN HERO (To Love A Hero)

SIMPLY ROMANCE REVIEW: Outstanding Read~ Mona Risk’s TO LOVE A HERO is a wonderful love story complete with deception, conceit, stubbornness and the love of a lifetime for two people who couldn’t be more different. Ms. Risk hits a homerun with this story and her characters are strong. TO LOVE A HERO is heartwarming. I loved this story, the descriptive passages of Belarus and could easily picture the characters walking through the streets. I definitely recommend TO LOVE A HERO, and while you’re at it pick up a bottle of vodka! Nazhtrovia!!

The Romance Studio: Sweetheart of the Week ~Mona Risk has built an exceptional story of romance with a hopeful tale of what can be accomplished when people on both sides of the ocean work together to make the world a better place…This is a fast moving story full of colorful characters who enhance our enjoyment of the country and its people. Ms. Risk is one of those authors who puts together a tale that’s captivates from first page to last. I’ll have to look for more of her work in the future.

Two Lips Review:  Mona Risk tells a poignant yet beautiful and sweet story of two people falling love, who must fight their attraction… To Love A Hero is a first for Ms. Risk, this is a story readers will enjoy.

Night Owl Romance Review: TOP PICK.  To Love a Hero by Mona Risk is a wonderful & adventurous story of love overseas. The storyline had a great amount of twists and turns and played out well. This was a very entertaining read.

Review Your Book Review: Suspense and romance combine to form a great read…Mona Risk is a talented author. She knows how to weave intrigue and romance into her story. The characters are well-developed. Sergei and Cecile play well together. Roussov is the perfect antagonist. Fans of romance and suspense will enjoy To Love a Hero.

Saturday Blurb Special Barbara Vey’s Beyond her Book Blog on Publishers Weekly ~ I have no doubt that Mona Risk was there, for the descriptions of the people and places in Belarus are clear and convincing. I found myself googling Belarus for some of its history and enjoyed the story a lot.

REVIEWS for HER FRENCH COUNT (French Peril)

Night Owl Romance: Recommended~ Mona Risk will pull you in with her amazing characters and in-depth twisting suspense… Mona Risk’s characters will enthrall you as they all dance to their own personal tunes. I’m looking forward to more armchair travels with Mona Risk. Travel has never been this suspenseful nor this cheap!

Review Your Book:  In French Peril, Mona Risk creates a swirling air of mystery around the excavation of a chapel ruin. Murder, mystery, and intrigue…. Risk has a talent for character development. French Peril is a great contemporary romantic read.

The Romance Studio:  This is a wonderfully exciting romantic suspense novel. The characters are appealing and the setting is very romantic, a chateau in the Loire Valley. The plot is full of action and the love story between Francois the Comte and Cheryl is very engrossing all on its own.

Two Lips Review:  Mona Risk brings old-fashioned romance back into style.French Peril is full of mystery and intrigue. I loved Ms. Risk’s injection of humor into the story. The ending was every romance readers dream! Pick up French Peril, a sweet mystery romance you’re guaranteed to enjoy.

Coffee Time Romance:  French Peril is a great romance with an excellent mystery. The couple is complementary, compelling, and wonderfully romantic. Ms. Risk writes outstanding dialogue and this, combined with the lushness of the Loire Valley, are the final elements that make French Peril an excellent story.

Saturday Blurb Special Barbara Vey’s Beyond her Book Blog on Publishers Weekly ~ Who wouldn’t want to lose themselves in Mona Risk’s French Peril? Traveling to the beautiful French countryside, staying in a marvelous, ornate chateau, eating fine food and drinking the chateau’s wine, and let’s not forget the charming and handsome host. Sign me up, Ms Risk, I’ll be looking for your next foreign escape.

REVIEWS for OSIRIS’ MISSING PART

Night Owl Romance: TOP PICK~  Mona Risk draws upon Egypt and the mythology of the Egyptian gods. Join her for the adventure as she takes you on a trip into the past and into an enjoyable realm. I enjoyed this tale and look forward to more Mona Risk titles.
Helen Scott-Taylor, author of the Magic Knot: If you are looking for something a little different you have found it! Full of adventure, romance and humor this is a great holiday read.

Sirene’s Song Reviews: Mona Risk does a wonderful job of balancing the god powers in these characters and the real human heart. There are some twists and turns that I just was not expecting to happen and this kept me engaged and wanting more.

Sally Pink Reviews: A wonderful escape to another time and place that proves love does conquer all. The novel is sophisticated with love scenes that are graphic, sensual, and tasteful. Risk’s imagination shines against the lush backdrop of ancient Egypt.

REVIEWS for AN UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS (Rx in Russian)

Night Owl Romance: TOP PICK ~Mona Risk is one of my favorite authors for several reasons. She knows how to pull a reader into the minds of her well-crafted characters and she also makes you want the best for them. Her work also takes me on a journey be it local or overseas. She does all of this again as she took me into Russia in her latest medical inspired romance.  Prescription in Russian is a wonderful read for any contemporary book lover.

The Long And The Short Reviews~ I am very happy with our author’s research for this story. Perhaps even a bit in awe. A good romance novel: a believable plot, a likeable hero and heroine, and is long enough to flesh out the story, and enjoy the characters A nice book for a long weekend! Be sure to pick it up!

Sally Pink Reviews: Risk’s writing is crisp and easy to read, engaging the reader on the first page. Risk does a wonderful job establishing the setting by sharing the customs, food, and climate of Belarus with the reader. Her rich details bring a wonderful authenticity to the story…. What makes “Prescription in Russian” shine is the rich characterization…. The story is sophisticated for romance readers and the love scene is tasteful, evoking a rich, sensual chemistry that Jillian and Fyodor share.
“Prescription in Russian” is a lush, international contemporary romance you can’t put down.

See Amazon Pages for More Reviews:

TO LOVE A HERO http://tinyurl.com/kl9pwlw 

MOTHER’S DAY BABIES: http://tinyurl.com/cz3v5a8

VALENTINE BABIES:    http://tinyurl.com/avb2kbu

CHRISTMAS BABIES:  http://tinyurl.com/burgd9j

NEIGHBORS and MORE:  http://tinyurl.com/96bjqcm

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008XCU5PC

HER GREEK ROMANCE:  http://tinyurl.com/7xwp8eo

NO MORE LIES:     http://tinyurl.com/79r88wp

RIGHT NAME, WRONG MAN, http://tinyurl.com/85o4wg7

BABIES IN THE BARGAIN:   http://tinyurl.com/6mcd6e3

Page of books:        http://tinyurl.com/7mlcjtx

Mona Risk’s Author Page:                                                               http://www.amazon.com/Mona-Risk/e/B002E1GCIM/

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