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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: The Demon’s in the Details by Jeanne Oates Estridge (2019)

Touched by a Demon, Book 2

Review of Touched by a Demon, Book 1

Heat Factor: What can I say? It gets hot in hell. 

Character Chemistry: Very sweet

Plot: Satan’s master plan is sadly convoluted

Overall: Great world building, but I want a demon who needs redemption!

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Review: Braking Hard by Gloria Joynt-Lang (2020)

Storm Harbor, Book 1

Heat Factor: Nothing too explicit, but the slow build up means the sexual tension is really palpable.

Character Chemistry: They bond over their love of muscle cars. 

Plot: Gage and Eden are both struggling when Eden takes a job working at Gage’s garage. Sparks fly, but Eden definitely doesn’t want to bang her boss. Also, Gage has ADHD.

Overall: There are some interesting things going on in this book, but the different pieces don’t feel well-integrated. 

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Review: Eight Kinky Nights: an f/f Chanukah romance by Xan West (2019)

Heat Factor: We open with fisting and go from there

Character Chemistry: Leah and Jordan are unfailingly kind and gentle with each other

Plot: Jordan has been suppressing her desires since forever, so her best friend gives her kink lessons

Overall: An object lesson in compassion

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Review: A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole (2017)

Loyal League, Book 2

Review of Loyal League, Book 1 here

Heat Factor: Trying to stay alive leaves little time for loving

Character Chemistry: Beautiful

Plot: He’s a Union soldier on the run. She is hiding him in her attic. 

Overall: All the pieces are there, but…

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Review: Love in the Stacks by Delilah Peters (2019)

Love in New Bedford, Book 2

Heat Factor: There may be snow outside, but in here, the temperature is rising. And rising. And rising. 

Character Chemistry: After recovering from an early misstep, these characters have exemplary communication skills

Plot: Librarians have sex in the library on Christmas Eve

Overall: I mean. It’s an Erotic Christmas Novella. What more could you ask for?

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Review: It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian (2017)

Seducing the Sedgwicks, Book 1

Heat Factor: Sexyness builds slowly, but it’s definitely there

Character Chemistry: Very sweet

Plot: Sea captain with unruly children gets childcare help from local vicar

Overall: Thumbs up. Especially recommended for people who love Governess stories with a twist.

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