Recommended Read, Review

Review: The Gunslinger’s Vow by Amy Sandas (2018)

Runaway Brides, Book 1

Heat Factor: This burn is slow, but once it gets going, we’ve got a full-on conflagration

Character Chemistry: Extremely stoic men are hard to develop chemistry with, but our heroine manages it

Plot: Woman runs west to find herself, finds true love in the process

Overall: Based on the first chapter, I thought I would hate this book, but I ended up really enjoying it

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Review: Holding Out for a Hero by Ana Leigh (2009)

The Frasers, Book 5

Heat Factor: Lots of sex off stage, plus a few mildly detailed scenes that we get to see.

Character Chemistry: The first time they meet, he gets a boner and she is rude for no reason.

Plot: A lot, but none of it seems to matter.

Overall: Meh.

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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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Review: One Pink Rose by Julie Garwood (1997)

The Clayborne Brides, Book 1

Heat Factor: Candlelight

Character Chemistry: Yowza

Plot: Heroine needs someone to guide her to her new husband. Hero does the job. Love ensues.

Overall: Way more fun that I remembered

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Review: A Sensible Arrangement by Tracie Peterson (2014)

Lone Star Brides, Book 1

Heat Factor: Chaste

Character Chemistry: They say that they have fallen in love, but I’m not sure when that happened because they have very few interactions, even though they’re already married.

Plot: It did not go where I expected it to

Overall: Interesting read, but not a satisfying romance novel.

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