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Review: The Demon Always Wins by Jeanne Oates Estridge (2018)

Touched by a Demon, Book 1

Heat Factor: Holy Blue Balls, Batman!

Character Chemistry: “I know I should resist you since you’re an agent of Hell, but I just can’t!”

Plot: God and Satan make a bet

Overall: Fun, interesting, AND with a believable enemies-to-lovers storyline. We have a winner!

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Review: A Kiss for Midwinter by Courtney Milan (2012)

The Brothers Sinister, Book 1.5

Heat Factor: 19th century condoms are super sexy

Character Chemistry: They’re drawn to each other, irresistibly 

Plot: Man with terrible social skills adores woman who’s nice to everyone except him

Overall: The tone is a little different for historical romance, but it’s a fun little novella

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Review: Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters (2019)

Heat Factor: Think Cary Grant/Katharine Hepburn or Humphrey Bogart/Audrey Hepburn

Character Chemistry: Subtle but present

Plot: Woman makes a fool of herself repeatedly and then finds her voice

Overall: SO FUN

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Review: The Double Wager by Mary Balogh (1985)

Heat Factor: Like Georgette Heyer if there were ever a hint of sex in one of her books

Character Chemistry: it’s gonna be a tough sell, but it worked for me

Plot: Protagonists enter into separate wagers that result in marriage of (inadvertent) convenience

Overall: I don’t want to have this argument with Holly again

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Review: The Duke in My Bed by Amelia Grey (2015)

Heirs Club of Scoundrels, Book 1

Heat Factor: Moderately coercive

Character Chemistry: Loathing each other, longing for each other

Plot: Dissolute Duke makes a vow to marry a dying man’s sister

Overall: Maybe if you really love dukes you’d like it?

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Review: One Night for Seduction by Erica Ridley (2019)

Wicked Dukes Club, Book #1

Heat Factor: Not very much seduction

Character Chemistry: Woman sniping at man is usually good chemistry, right?

Plot: The only way I can have my dream is to be single, so please step off

Overall: Pretty consistently frustrating

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