Books by Lois Greiman

C-
Bewitching the Highlander

An unopened book is a promise of a pleasurable experience, especially when it features elements that usually appeal to me. Historical setting, check. Time travel, check. But then I opened this book and found a plot that quickly degenerated into a murky, muddled mess and mysterious plot details th ...

C
Tempting the Wolf

For a novel that doesn't make a whole lot of sense, Tempting the Wolf was generally enjoyable. I included time travel as the type of romance because the back cover blurb mentions it, but truly it has no impact on the story whatsoever and any traveling through time has long since happened. This is w ...

B
Unplugged

Fans of Stephanie Plum will love Lois Greiman’s Christina McMullin, the sleuth heroine of Unplugged. Christina is bright and sassy, with an internal monologue that kept me in stitches. As this light-hearted mystery opens, Chrissy is battling a defective septic tank and an attraction to Lt. Jack ...

D
Taming the Barbarian

It took the longest time for me to figure out what was going on with this book. The cover sports a shirtless, chain-mailed knight - ouch! - and the back cover blurb reads like a medieval. Inside, there are no dates given, but from the clothing, talk of Almack's and finally a mention on page 59 of th ...

B-
Seducing a Princess

Initially this new-to-me author had my brain firing on all cylinders. The setting (though made up) is not England, the heroine is a thief with little background, and the hero is tortured for logical reasons. That's all good - very good. What's less successful is the amount of time spent rehashing th ...

C-
The Princess Masquerade

I'm always up for a fairy tale, but this one leaves a lot to be desired. With a plot that never quite made sense and characters who do a lot of "telling", there's nothing here that comes even remotely to life. It's not terrible, mind you, just...well, lackluster. When Nicolas Argyle, fifth vi ...

C-
The Princess and Her Pirate

It's more appropriate than most author raves to find a Christina Dodd quote on the back of this Regency-set historical romance. Like Dodd, Greiman's characterizations are lively and vivid, and her dialogue fairly sparkles. Unfortunately, Greiman's plot is minimal and the book's period setting seems ...

D
The Warrior Bride

This book would have been so much better if the concepts of logic or credibility had been introduced into it. It's a shame, because this probably could have been a decent read - or at the very least a pleasant diversion - with the addition of those two qualities. Without it, The Warrior Bride is a r ...

D+
The MacGowan Betrothal

It's got a charming hero and one unexpectedly humorous interlude. But between the nebulous back story and the two main characters' stubborn mistrust of each other, The MacGowan Betrothal couldn't hold my attention for more than thirty pages at a time. The year is 1535, and lovely Isobel Fraser ...

D
The Fraser Bride

This book had a myriad of problems. Would you want to spend your life with someone who lied to you from the moment you met? This is the heroine with whom the reader is asked to identify. Combine her with a ghost, a curse/prophecy, an orphan child, a mysterious warrior, two brothers who wanna be Laur ...