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Review: Brass Carriages and Glass Hearts by Nancy Campbell Allen (2020)

Steampunk Proper Romance, Book 4

Heat Factor: Their first kiss was boring

Character Chemistry: Hate and love are two sides of the same coin

Plot: It’s marketed as Steampunk Cinderella but it’s more enemies-to-lovers / bodyguard / road trip

Overall: DNF at 50%. I was slogging and then just couldn’t take it any more when Gus-Gus the friendly pumpkin farmer appeared.

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Review: Romancing the Inventor by Gail Carriger (2016)

Supernatural Society, Book 1

Review of Supernatural Society, Book 2

Heat Factor: Heated moments are shrouded in euphemisms

Character Chemistry: Longing glances, “accidental” touches, and purposeful misunderstanding

Plot: Parlourmaid falls for wacky inventor, seduction ensues

Overall: A delightful read

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Review: Competence by Gail Carriger (2018)

The Custard Protocol, Book 3

Review of The Custard Protocol Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: There’s no heat, really

Character Chemistry: It’s a long time coming, but not really super important

Plot: A journey of self discovery on a journey of (supernatural) species discovery

Overall: An interesting read

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Review: Romancing the Werewolf by Gail Carriger (2017)

Supernatural Society, Book 2

Heat Factor: Steamy with a side of sentiment

Character Chemistry: Maybe an overemphasis on the Alpha/Beta, but I was rooting for them

Plot: Rekindling the old flame after 20 years

Overall: A charming couple of hours

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Review: Imprudence by Gail Carriger (2016)

The Custard Protocol series, Book 2

Review of The Custard Protocol, Book 1 here.

Heat Factor: a warm summer breeze

Character Chemistry: Just tell her you love her!

Plot: runs one thing to the next

Overall: a delightful romp

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