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Review: Pretty Man by Ryan Field (2018)

Heat Factor: The narrative ties together the sex scenes rather than vice versa

Character Chemistry: They didn’t have time to develop chemistry with all the sex going on

Plot: Pretty Woman with an oddly reversed power dynamic

Overall: I would not characterize this as a romance novel

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Review: One Night for Seduction by Erica Ridley (2019)

Wicked Dukes Club, Book #1

Heat Factor: Not very much seduction

Character Chemistry: Woman sniping at man is usually good chemistry, right?

Plot: The only way I can have my dream is to be single, so please step off

Overall: Pretty consistently frustrating

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Review: Never Deny a Duke by Madeline Hunter (2019)

Decadent Dukes Society, Book #3

Review of Decadent Dukes Society Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: Understated but present

Character Chemistry: Also understated but believable

Plot: Exploration of the past helps us grow into our future

Overall: Sometimes subtlety is satisfying

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Review: A Devil of a Duke by Madeline Hunter (2018)

Decadent Dukes Society, Book #2

Review of Decadent Dukes Society, Book 1

Heat Factor: Too. Much. Sex.

Character Chemistry: Does a relationship based on a lack of respect for boundaries and too much physicality ever work?

Plot: Honest thief meets horny duke

Overall: I cannot with the seducer / don’t want to be seduced dynamic

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Review: Dukes Prefer Blondes by Loretta Chase (2015)

The Dressmakers Series, Book #4

Heat Factor: Emotional heat > sexual heat

Character Chemistry: Absolutely

Plot: An unequal match to fight for and a dastardly villain to fight against

Overall: This one might be a guilty pleasure

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