Review

Anthology Review: Daughters of a Nation: A Black Suffragette Historical Romance Anthology (2016)

Heat Factor: 1 story kisses only, 2 stories low heat, 1 story moderate heat

Character Chemistry: Ranges from “You guys still have some stuff to work out” to “Soulmates, obviously.” 

Plot: Thematically cohesive. Plus, I learned some history, which is always a bonus! 

Overall: Uneven, particularly in tone

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Anthology Review: Hamilton’s Battalion (2017)

Heat Factor: Somewhat variable, nothing terribly explicit

Character Chemistry: All over the map

Plot: Eliza Hamilton is collecting stories about her husband, and our protagonists are all somehow involved

Overall: As a basis for linking stories, this was a little odd

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Review: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole (2018)

Heat Factor: Subtle due to historical context and euphemistic in the sexy bits

Character Chemistry: I’m not sure their want for each other exceeds their need for each other

Plot: Emotionally constipated woman finds polar opposite for true love

Overall: Too short for the necessary emotional development of the story

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Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (2019)

A Reluctant Royals Novella

Heat Factor: Steamy

Character Chemistry: I was sold on the insta-love

Plot: Former lovers run into each other on the train and spend the day together

Overall: Light, charming, and sexy

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Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole (2019)

Reluctant Royals, Book # 3

Review of Reluctant Royals Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: Toasty warm and playful, too

Character Chemistry: The more I get to know you, the more I adore your hidden gem qualities

Plot: Let’s have a fake engagement and we both get something

Overall: With multiple opportunities for stupid misunderstanding angst, it was soooooo satisfying to read an adult relationship

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