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Review: Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev (2020)

The Rajes, Book 2

Review of The Rajes, Book 1

Heat Factor: Fade to black

Character Chemistry: Swoon-worthy

Plot: Ashna enters a cooking competition in a bid to save her floundering restaurant, only to discover that her competition partner is her high school boyfriend slash love of her life. 

Overall: If you can power through the angst, the payoff is so worth it

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Review: Every Last Breath by Juno Rushdan (2019)

Final Hour Series, Book 1

Erin’s review of the Final Hour Prequel Novella

Heat Factor: I’m just gonna go grab that fan over there…

Character Chemistry: They’re so angsty about each other! SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE AAARGH!

Plot: “I’ve got to stop a bioweapon from being unleashed and, what do you know, I need to use the ex-fiancé I thought was dead in order to do it!”

Overall: This book is what romantic suspense should always be.

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Review: No One Else by Allie Winters (2020)

Suncoast University, Book 3

Review of Suncoast University, Book 1; Book 2

Heat Factor: Nothing like having no privacy to stir up a nice, hot, slow burn

Character Chemistry: Allie Winters lights the ole fire under these two pretty much immediately, then dumps some cold water on everything, and then it’s a nice simmer until we all finally get what we want!

Plot: Evan is earnest and completely head over heels for Natalie — always has been, always will be. But then it’s like…too fast! Too slow!! Crazy ex! What’s going on!!

Overall: Allie Winters takes her fabulous series and kicks things up a notch by embracing some really deliciously messy people and stirring the pot…

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Review: A Cowboy to Remember by Rebekah Weatherspoon (2020)

Cowboys of California, Book #1

Heat Factor: Definitely not closed door, but I wouldn’t say explicit either

Character Chemistry: I’m going to have to quit reading second chance romance because the “I’m so sexually attracted to you but I really can’t get over my emotional baggage” just does not work for me.

Plot: see above but toss in a healthy dose of amnesia

Overall: I’m not sure emotional maturity is a good fit for a second chance romance

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Review: The Restart by Nicole Falls (2020)

New Beginnings, Book 2

Heat Factor: “…if I were reading into my countenance on a purely superficial level I’d attribute it to getting stellar pipe as the sun rose…”

Character Chemistry: When you know what you want, you know what you want. 

Plot: Shocked by a personal loss, a young woman decides to shake things up. The man she made a marriage pact with during a vacation years ago lets her know he’d like to collect.

Overall: I was looking for a soccer romance, and this is not that, but it was totally sweet.

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Review: Intercepted by Alexa Martin (2018)

Playbook, Book 1

Heat Factor: Not all closed door, but not burning down the house either

Character Chemistry: When both parties are crying during the hard parts of the relationship, I am here for it!

Plot: Woman needs to figure herself out without men getting in the way. But what happens when one man is kind of perfect?

Overall: I need more!

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Review: Love. Set. Match. by Taylor Lunsford (2019)

Match Set Series, Book #1

Heat Factor: Lots of sexytimes

Character Chemistry: He’s so sweet on her and she wants it so badly

Plot: Tennis players with history struggle through some stuff

Overall: So sweet

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