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Review: Betraying the Billionaire by Victoria Davies (2019)

The Abbott Sisters, Book 1

Heat Factor: Mostly closed door, but not 100% (in case you’re squeamish)

Character Chemistry: In the way of love based on a lie, the chemistry was aces

Plot: Pretty close to exactly what you’d expect

Overall: I alternated between rage and euphoria

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Review: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole (2018)

Heat Factor: Subtle due to historical context and euphemistic in the sexy bits

Character Chemistry: I’m not sure their want for each other exceeds their need for each other

Plot: Emotionally constipated woman finds polar opposite for true love

Overall: Too short for the necessary emotional development of the story

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Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (2019)

A Reluctant Royals Novella

Heat Factor: Steamy

Character Chemistry: I was sold on the insta-love

Plot: Former lovers run into each other on the train and spend the day together

Overall: Light, charming, and sexy

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Review: Some Like It Scandalous by Maya Rodale (2019)

Gilded Age Girls Club, Book 2

Heat Factor: Their first kiss is distinctly underwhelming, but don’t worry! It gets much better.

Character Chemistry: Completely believable, as enemies and as friends and as lovers

Plot: Our parents want us to get married, so let’s have a fake engagement to get them off our backs! Seems like a solid plan.

Overall: Fun AND fabulous AND feminist! Definitely worth reading.

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Review: Pretty Man by Ryan Field (2018)

Heat Factor: The narrative ties together the sex scenes rather than vice versa

Character Chemistry: They didn’t have time to develop chemistry with all the sex going on

Plot: Pretty Woman with an oddly reversed power dynamic

Overall: I would not characterize this as a romance novel

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