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And Then He Kissed Her (#69 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on July 11, 2007 I've always enjoyed Laura Lee Guhrke's writing although I was disappointed with her last, She's No Princess. However, I am happy to say that And Then He Kissed Her is her best book yet. Emmaline Dove, 30-year-old spinster, has been secr ...

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Cry No More (#70 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on January 7, 2003 Cry No More is particularly apt title, since I cried my way throughout this read. Here's your warning: anyone sensitive to child abductions may want to avoid this book. Linda Howard pulls off an amazing story that touched me so deeply ...

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Bound by Your Touch (#71 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on June 15, 2009 I read about half of Meredith Duran's debut novel, The Duke of Shadows, last year. Somehow, the book just didn't hit me right, but I thought the author showed promise and her choice of setting was very interesting. So when I saw this one ...

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After The Night (#72 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on July 3, 1998 In case you're doing a keyword search, here are a few terms that will bring up After The Night: hot ... steamy ... Southern ... alpha ...hammering ... silken ... rigid ... hilt ... summerhouse porch ... courthouse lady's room ... no ... y ...

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Frederica (#73 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on July 10, 2000 We don't title our reviews here at AAR, but if we did this one would be called Georgette Heyer: Impressions of a Neophyte. Many readers grew up reading Georgette Heyer and came to love romance and Regencies in particular because of their ...

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Perfect (#74 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on January 21, 2001 Anyone who has even a passing knowledge of soap operas knows that doomed love is the most interesting. A couple who face insurmountable obstacles, whose time together is limited, whose love is forbidden by law or society will always t ...

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Open Season (#75 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on July 11, 2001 Don't start Open Season looking for another Mr. Perfect. While there are some similarities, Open Season is its own book and enjoyable on its own merits. Daisy Minor wakes up on her thirty-fourth birthday to realize that she needs help ...

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Honor's Splendour (#76 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on August 23, 2001 I discovered romance novels when I was 13 years old when my aunt gave me a large paper bag full of books. In this bag I found one book with pages yellowed from time and its front cover worn clean off. I decided this obviously well love ...

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Ransom (#78 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on February 2, 1999 Before you all tar and feather me, please hear me out. I know this is a Julie Garwood Scots romance (her best sub-genre, in my mind) and we have all been waiting for this book for a long time (what was that For the Roses series about, ...

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My Dearest Enemy (#77 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on March 4, 2003 Connie Brockway is a goddess. Talk about your buried treasures; while many people are familiar with her more recent historicals - The Bridal Season and Bridal Favors - her unique skill and imagination most shine through for me in some of ...