Recommended Read, Review

Review: The Gunslinger’s Vow by Amy Sandas (2018)

Runaway Brides, Book 1

Heat Factor: This burn is slow, but once it gets going, we’ve got a full-on conflagration

Character Chemistry: Extremely stoic men are hard to develop chemistry with, but our heroine manages it

Plot: Woman runs west to find herself, finds true love in the process

Overall: Based on the first chapter, I thought I would hate this book, but I ended up really enjoying it

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Review: Holding Out for a Hero by Ana Leigh (2009)

The Frasers, Book 5

Heat Factor: Lots of sex off stage, plus a few mildly detailed scenes that we get to see.

Character Chemistry: The first time they meet, he gets a boner and she is rude for no reason.

Plot: A lot, but none of it seems to matter.

Overall: Meh.

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Review: Butterface by Avery Flynn (2018)

The Hartigans, Book 1

Heat Factor: Might need a firehose to put out the blaze

Character Chemistry: he has phenomenal arms and she’s adorable

Plot: Butterface kind of says it all, right?

Overall: Recommended if you’re looking for some arm porn, steamy love scenes, and avoidable romantic angst

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Review: Lady Rogue by Theresa Romain (2018)

Royal Rewards, Book 3

Shout out to Miss Bates Reads Romance, whose excellent review of Lady Notorious inspired me to check out Theresa Romain.

Heat Factor: Warmish

Character Chemistry: Pretty good

Plot: Part 1: art theft caper, in the spirit of How to Steal a Million. Part 2: angsty introspection

Overall: Promising beginning, but it ultimately left me cold.

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Review: Nights of Fire by Patricia Pellicane (1993)

Heat Factor: I mean, it’s called Nights of Fire. The name checks out.

Character Chemistry: Physical chemistry – 5 stars. Emotional chemistry – 1 star.

Plot Development: Completely Bonkers

Overall: Mixed Feelings

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