Recommended Read, Review

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: They 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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Review: Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas (2015)

The Ravenels, Book 1

Review of The Ravenels, Book 2

Heat Factor: She’s a widow, so they can have all the sex all over the house

Character Chemistry: Kathleen is the worst and the rake thing is bunk

Plot: Two adults with immense self-imposed baggage and an overdeveloped sense of responsibility find love

Overall: Who cares about Devon and Kathleen? I double down on my Winterborne sentiments. Helen and Rhys are adorable together.

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Review: Tempting the Earl by Rachael Miles (2016)

The Muses’ Salon, Book 3

Heat Factor: Sex happens abruptly; without the build up, it’s less hot than it should be

Character Chemistry: Insta-lust, plus oodles of resentment

Plot: Cloak and Dagger

Overall: Confusing

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Review: The Earl Next Door by Amelia Grey (2019)

First Comes Love, Book 1

Heat Factor: Mildly steamy

Character Chemistry: Like an old pair of jeans

Plot: A widow starts a school and rubs a neighbor the wrong way…but then kind of the right way…

Overall: It’s cute, you’ll fall in love with the characters, it’s well-written. It’s a keeper.

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Review: His Rebellious Lass by Callie Hutton (2019)

Scottish Hearts Series, Book 1

Heat Factor: There is sex.

Character Chemistry: Please, tell me again how you don’t want to be attracted to each other.

Plot: Let’s put everything we can into one story.

Overall: Slather it on with a spatula. The big sort for icing sheet cakes.

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