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Review: Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev (2020)

The Rajes, Book 2

Review of The Rajes, Book 1

Heat Factor: Fade to black

Character Chemistry: Swoon-worthy

Plot: Ashna enters a cooking competition in a bid to save her floundering restaurant, only to discover that her competition partner is her high school boyfriend slash love of her life. 

Overall: If you can power through the angst, the payoff is so worth it

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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: Nothing to Fear by Juno Rushdan (2019)

Final Hour Series, Book 2

Reviews of Final Hour Prequel; Final Hour Book 1

Heat Factor: Sex on a boat! Not super explicit after the first time.

Character Chemistry: Loved these two together

Plot: Field operative can’t keep his eyes off quiet analyst…and then she’s framed as the mole!

Overall: I avoided doing anything on a Sunday in favor of reading this whole book at once.

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Review: Every Last Breath by Juno Rushdan (2019)

Final Hour Series, Book 1

Erin’s review of the Final Hour Prequel Novella

Heat Factor: I’m just gonna go grab that fan over there…

Character Chemistry: They’re so angsty about each other! SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE AAARGH!

Plot: “I’ve got to stop a bioweapon from being unleashed and, what do you know, I need to use the ex-fiancé I thought was dead in order to do it!”

Overall: This book is what romantic suspense should always be.

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Review: Dirty Work by Regina Kyle (2020)

Heat Factor: It’s a sexy one

Character Chemistry: No wishy-washy chemistry here — it’s clear from their first interaction there’s only one way this is going.

Plot: Ainsley started an Executive Concierge business after quitting her job as a high-powered attorney and gets roped into breaking her “no dog care” rule when a friend needs her to help her brother with dog-sitting. Jake’s sole focus is the popular nightclub he owns with his best friend. When Jake is injured and requires someone to stay at his house with him, Ainsley agrees to help — and they POOF/KA-BOOM into an explosion of sexy-times.

Overall: This is just a classic, you-know-what-you’re-getting romance – no twists or turns or fresh takes on an old theme here. But the upside of a classic romance is that even if the story is new, you can depend on your happily ever after and all the warm fuzzies that come with it!

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Review: Girl Gone Viral by Alisha Rai (2020)

Modern Love, Book #2

Heat Factor: Sweet and awkwardly real

Character Chemistry: Two-way pining is the best!

Plot: #planebae reimagined

Overall: This book is so excellent! Read it!

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Review: Bears Behaving Badly by MaryJanice Davidson (2020)

BeWere My Heart, Book #1

Heat Factor: Aww, this is so playful! … Oh … Oh MY! … That escalated quickly.

Character Chemistry: They have this cute crush thing going on

Plot: Secret Shifter version of CPS has a little problem with some missing kits and cubs

Overall: So silly and fun. Not full LOL, but definitely my jam.

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