Books by Elaine Barbieri

D
Texas Star

The relationship between the hero and heroine in Texas Star lacks chemistry and fails the believability test. What's worse, the skanky villain sex between two secondary characters provides more excitement than anything to be read about Caldwell Star and Prudence Reynolds in Barbieri's latest. ...

D-
Miranda and the Warrior

It's evident from the opening page of Miranda and the Warrior that we are dealing with a TSTL heroine. Annoyed because her father is "overprotective," Miranda Thurston escapes from the fort her daddy commands as a U.S. Cavalry officer in order to visit a friend. Daddy is worried about Cheyenne raid ...

F
Night Raven

Sometimes when you read a romance novel, you can imagine it adapted as a movie. You invent casting choices for the main characters, and envision sets and even background music. I didn't do that with Night Raven. Instead, while reading this romance, I kept picturing a graphic novel. The characters ...

B+
Wishes on the Wind

Don't be fooled by the ethereal title (or the redhead on the cover that looks nothing like the raven-haired heroine). Wishes on the Wind is for readers who like weight to their stories. Elaine Barbieri tackles the tough scene of the Pennsylvania coal fields of the 1870s, and does a creditable job of ...

B+
Eagle

Eagle is a fast-paced page-turner with a willful heroine who truly meets her match in hero Gold Eagle. Although the bad guys are under developed, the strong plot, dramatic tension, and truly black final climax make Eagle an exciting read. Privileged Mallory Tompkins is determined to overcome the ...