Books by Connie Lane

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Knit Two Together

Knit Two Together is a wonderful book where not a lot goes on, but what happens comes out of well-drawn characters. It is a joy to read and my first DIK in a while. Libby Cambridge thinks she has the perfect marriage and at age forty looks forward to watching her teenage daughter grow up in the d ...

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The Viscount's Bawdy Bargain

Connie Lane's return to historical romance (she wrote them under the name Constance Laux) is a pretty surprising book. As I read, I tried to figure out why. Most of the elements are pretty tried and true and there isn't a whole heck of a lot that happens. Still it caught me off guard a few times by ...

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Guilty Little Secrets

Based on everything I've read about Connie Lane's previous books, I expected Guilty Little Secrets to be a lightweight, funny book with quirky characters. Instead it turned out to be a fairly heavy romantic suspense novel with solid and extremely serious characters. Ultimately, some elements of the ...

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Romancing Riley

Last year I read Lane's debut, the contemporary romance Reinventing Romeo, and while I liked it, it was no great shakes. After finishing Romancing Riley I find myself with a similar opinion: nice story, but nothing spectacular. Riley Callahan is the daughter of a rock star, Max, who is current ...

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Reinventing Romeo

I didn't think I'd like Reinventing Romeo. The story of the rich spoiled playboy being guarded by a female FBI agent has often been done before. But Alex Romero and Kate Ellison surprised me by not acting like cliched characters. If it hadn't been for the terrible sterotyping of the blue collar supp ...