Books by Casey Claybourne

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A Thing of Beauty

I must admit that I began reading A Thing of Beauty with a bit of a same-old, same-old feeling. Bluestocking and amateur chemist Belinda Croft is suffering through her cousin Sissy's society debut when a mysterious man mistakes her for the lover he's jilting and gives her a goodbye kiss that sets he ...

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Cat and the Countess

All of us know someone who by rights should not be our friend. You know who I mean - the high-school classmate with the outrageous behavior, the co-worker whose logic (or lack of it!) drives you crazy, the girlfriend who exhibits too-stupid-to-live qualities. And yet these people have a certain ch ...

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Cat and the Countess

Cat and the Countess starts out on a winning note but soon becomes yet another victim of the "too much plot/way too little romance" school of writing. The first scene is really an attention grabber: "As a rule, Niankwe "Wildcat" MacInnes never posed much objection to a woman putting her han ...

B+
Tiger By The Tail

Forget that old Buck Owens song. Tiger By the Tail may be a well used title, but between the covers of this particular book you will find a read that is not only engrossing, but touching and humorous as well. Melisande Mooresby, otherwise known as the She-Devil of Mooresby Hall by the local tow ...

C
Jaguar Eyes

Jaguar Eyes had an intriguing premise to it. A man discovers the Amazons and wants to prove to the world what he has found. Unfortunately, for most of the book, the man acts like a creep toward the heroine, destroying a great deal of my enjoyment. Daniel Heywood sets out to make ...