Recommended Read, Series Review

Series Review: Forever Eve and After Eve by J.B. Lexington (2020)

Heat Factor:  Very steamy. Extremely steamy. Lots of moments containing steam.

Character Chemistry: We have ourselves here a duet (please say trilogy) of books starting with a lovely dose of fated mates and proceeding right on into “seducing my spouse” so I’d say it’s meant to be and meant to stick.

Plot: We start with Izabel’s marriage to Bo, and a whole fleet of waving red flags. As Izabel struggles to understand what’s going terribly wrong in her marriage, she ends up seeing a hypnotherapist specializing in past life regression therapy. Things go nuts. That’s book one. Then on with the second book and my poor heart…

Overall: This duet was really pretty great–extremely sexy with a really creative execution and likeable characters. I’m including a few trigger warnings for violence against women.

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Review

Review: Pharaoh’s Bed by Mukami Ngari (2019)

Nubia Love Series, Book 1

Heat Factor: Not exactly closed door, but not particularly 

Character Chemistry: They’re reincarnated lovers so not much opportunity for chemistry growth

Plot: Pharaoh kidnaps rebellious vassal prince’s bride before marriage is consummated…but they were lovers in a past life

Overall: Has some good meat but tells rather than shows

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Rant, Review

Review: The Alchemy of Night by Judy Hall (2019)

Heat Factor: I have never actively rooted against a couple, but there’s a first time for everything

Character Chemistry: I’ve had indigestion with more fire than these characters.

Plot: Pippa and Sebastian were ill-fated lovers in a past life in Egypt and have a chance to create a different ending for themselves while Pippa runs around obsessing over vocabulary words and shooing smelly ghosts away.

Overall: This book had a great premise but–

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