Review

Review: Until the End by Juno Rushdan (2020)

Final Hour Series, Book 3

Erin’s reviews of the Prequel, Book 1, and Book 2 of the Final Hour Series

Heat Factor: Lavender prose

Character Chemistry: You kind of represent everything I hate, but dang you’re sexy

Plot: Hackers and bioweapons and romance, oh my!

Overall:

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Review: No Way Out by Juno Rushdan (2019)

Final Hour Series, Prequel

Heat Factor: Shower sex after a very dangerous river dunking

Character Chemistry: I was slightly distracted by constant emotional turmoil

Plot: CIA agent doesn’t follow orders, everything that can possibly go sideways does

Overall: It’s the prequel to set up the series, and it does that very well

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Review: Only When It’s Us by Chloe Liese (2020)

Bergman Brothers, Book 1

Heat Factor: They’re not virgins but it’s pretty first love type stuff

Character Chemistry: Solidly “I’m going to antagonize you because that’s how we demonstrate our affection instead of being vulnerable”

Plot: A pair of 21-year-olds with baggage try to figure out how to adult

Overall: Heart eyes

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Review: Blind Faith by Delphia Baisden (2020)

Sweetshade, Book #1

Heat Factor: Really great physical affection. Lots of hugs. Also some hot sex. But, oh, the hand kissing in the truck…

Character Chemistry: These two were super committed super fast, even with everything else going on.

Plot: PTSD, independence, homophobia, mistrust, love

Overall: The love story was totally sweet but the drama stressed me out like crazy

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Review: Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert (2019)

The Brown Sisters, Book 1

Heat Factor: P-r-e-t-t-y steamy

Character Chemistry: They spend a ton of time together so it’s very good.

Plot: Near death experience triggers desire for living more fully; very good-looking super helps

Overall: I’m in squee territory

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Review: The Beastly Earl by Monica Burns (2019)

The Reckless Rockwoods, Book #5

Heat Factor: They succumb to their lust, but it’s not too scintillating.

Character Chemistry: “I’m going to heal your inadequacy complex with my TLC.”

Plot: It’s a lot: wounded war hero, guilty widow, psychopath, vengeful mother, etc.

Overall: I have some concerns.

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Review: Holiday by Candlelight by Laurel Greer (2019)

Sutter Creek, Montana, Book 3

Heat Factor: Let’s tryst on this ski lift! 

Character Chemistry: My PTSD is incompatible with your hobbies!

Plot: They are planning a holiday party together, but really it’s about Caleb dealing with his PTSD in a place that triggers his PTSD

Overall: Diversity tokenism done wrong

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