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Review: The Princess Stakes by Amelie Howard (2021)

Heat Factor: There’s a lot of sexual inneundo, and then they get busy on a ballroom terrace. And also in a closet. 

Character Chemistry: They love/hate each other, so they torment each other. 

Plot: Sarani’s on the run after her father’s murder, and ends up on the ship of her first love, who now wants revenge 

Overall: Eh. I found the romance lacking.

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Review: Spice and Smoke by Suleikha Snyder (2012)

Bollywood Confidential, Book 1

Heat Factor: Based on the blurb, I was honestly expecting more sex (or kinkier sex?) than there was. There is definitely sex, but no group activities. 

Character Chemistry: Lots of sexual attraction

Plot: More like three short stories than one cohesive novella

Overall: In an author’s note to the current edition, Snyder refers to this book as “banana-pants” and she is not wrong.

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Review: Indian Prince’s Hidden Son by Lynne Graham (2020)

Heat Factor: A bonfire in her pelvis

Character Chemistry:

Plot: He comfort seduces her immediately after her father’s funeral. She gets pregnant, but doesn’t tell him. He finds out anyway and coerces her into marrying him. 

Overall: I have so many concerns.

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Review: Prudence by Gail Carriger (2015)

The Custard Protocol, Book 1

Heat Factor: Butterflies – It’s the hint of something there

Character Chemistry: Solid, but not primary to the story

Plot: Bonkers but well paced

Overall: Absolutely delightful

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