Recommended Read, Review

Review: The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller (2019)

Heat Factor: Steamy

Character Chemistry: Opposites attract in the best way

Plot: Scandalous Widow wants to renovate haunted house, hires ghost hunter to de-hauntify

Overall: This Gothic Romantic Comedy was wonderful. I was utterly captivated.

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Review: Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas (2019)

The Ravenels, Book 5

Reviews of previous books in the series: Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4

Heat Factor: It’s a slow warmup, but when it gets going, it really goes

Character Chemistry: It acts like hate to love, but it’s really just getting to know and like what you see in another person

Plot: Does she hate him? Is he not good enough for her? Does she face a threat? So many options here

Overall: I was looking forward to this one, and I was not disappointed

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Review: Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas (2015)

The Ravenels, Book 1

Review of The Ravenels, Book 2

Heat Factor: She’s a widow, so they can have all the sex all over the house

Character Chemistry: Kathleen is the worst and the rake thing is bunk

Plot: Two adults with immense self-imposed baggage and an overdeveloped sense of responsibility find love

Overall: Who cares about Devon and Kathleen? I double down on my Winterborne sentiments. Helen and Rhys are adorable together.

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Review: The Earl Next Door by Amelia Grey (2019)

First Comes Love, Book 1

Heat Factor: Mildly steamy

Character Chemistry: Like an old pair of jeans

Plot: A widow starts a school and rubs a neighbor the wrong way…but then kind of the right way…

Overall: It’s cute, you’ll fall in love with the characters, it’s well-written. It’s a keeper.

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Review: The Golden Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse (2019)

Heat Factor: There’s a fire but it’s not figurative.

Character Chemistry: They’re well-matched personalities

Plot: Woman is suddenly widowed shortly after marrying the wrong man for the wrong reasons and blames herself for it. After reuniting with her brother at his business in the wild, heathen San Francisco settlement, she starts to fall for his best friend. Meanwhile, mysteries ensue.

Overall: Like my teen years, this one’s got some issues.

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