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Review: Mystic by Cheryl Brooks (2019)

Cat Star Legacy, Book 2

Heat Factor: The hero is LITERALLY a sex cat

Character Chemistry: Destined to be together because of pheromones

Plot: A comic space adventure to stop xenocide

Overall: Hero is A+. Heroine and plot are meh.

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Review: An Officer’s Vow by Penny Hampson (2019)

Heat Factor: Not too steamy, but a lot of tension

Character Chemistry: Starts out pretty innocently and then gradually intensifies

Plot: Young heiress escapes a machinating cousin with the help of young, wounded officer.

Overall: It’s a straight up stress-reliever. Fall right in and enjoy the ride.

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Review: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole (2017)

The Loyal League, Book 1

Heat Factor: HOT

Character Chemistry: Immediate attraction plus innate distrust

Plot: A lot happens – they are spies! – but it doesn’t distract from the love story

Overall: An excellent romance, with a bonus lesson on how to be a good ally.

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Review: Desire Lines by Elizabeth Kingston (2019)

Welsh Blades, Book 3

Heat Factor: Not super hot. Not particularly cool either.

Character Chemistry: I’m given indicators that they complete each other, so I guess it must be so.

Plot: A journey home

Overall: Wasn’t convinced, but 180° + good writing = good read

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Review: Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (2016)

Rokesby Series, Book 1

Heat Factor: Low heat, all the butterflies

Character Chemistry: present and accounted for

Plot: You’ve been a thorn in my side for my entire life, how could I possibly be in love with you?

Overall: Finally, a JQ in the old style

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