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Review: Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas (1994)

Gamblers duology, Book #2

Heat Factor: Toe-curling

Character Chemistry: Mousy woman with steel spine brings worldly man low, and he’s totally into it

Plot: “We come from different worlds so I’m going to save you from yourself by refusing to be with you even though it’ll kill me to live without you.”

Overall: It’s basically a replacement for chocolate.

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Review: Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas (2019)

The Ravenels, Book 5

Reviews of previous books in the series: Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4

Heat Factor: It’s a slow warmup, but when it gets going, it really goes

Character Chemistry: It acts like hate to love, but it’s really just getting to know and like what you see in another person

Plot: Does she hate him? Is he not good enough for her? Does she face a threat? So many options here

Overall: I was looking forward to this one, and I was not disappointed

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Review: Hello Stranger by Lisa Kleypas (2018)

The Ravenels, Book 4

Reviews of previous books in The Ravenels series: Book 1, Book 2, Book 3

Heat Factor: Moderate level of historical romance-style heat 

Character Chemistry: Sort of an odd couple, but they’re very committed to each other

Plot: Spinster surgeon finds love, become embroiled in government conspiracy

Overall: Come to while away a few pleasant hours, not to be blown away

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Review: Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas (2017)

The Ravenels, Book 3

Review of The Ravenels Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: They’re a little wild

Character Chemistry: The way they work together on their relationship is wonderful

Plot: Pair of young people inadvertently find themselves in a compromising position and…

Overall: There are a few moments in this book that are heart-stoppingly wonderful

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