Review

Review: Splendid by Julia Quinn (1995)

Splendid Trilogy, Book 1

Heat Factor: Hotter than most of JQ’s later books, but still just maybe Bunsen burner level

Character Chemistry: High drama but the overkill is fun

Plot: misunderstandings, compromises, kidnappings, OH MY!

Overall: If I were to write a first romance novel, I would hope it approaches this level of entertainment

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Review: The Duke’s Regret by Catherine Kullman (2019)

The Duchess of Gracechurch Trilogy, Book 3

Heat Factor: Tame. There is a very sexy waltz, though. 

Character Chemistry: More introspection than interaction. 

Plot: Duke regrets lack of connection to wife and children, sets out to change his life. 

Overall: A quiet read. 

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Review: The Duke in My Bed by Amelia Grey (2015)

Heirs Club of Scoundrels, Book 1

Heat Factor: Moderately coercive

Character Chemistry: Loathing each other, longing for each other

Plot: Dissolute Duke makes a vow to marry a dying man’s sister

Overall: Maybe if you really love dukes you’d like it?

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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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