Books by Michele Jaffe

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Secret Admirer

Secret Admirer takes place in Michele Jaffe's patented Loony-Tunes Tudor England, which I became familiar with in this book's companion, Lady Killer. In many ways both books are similar, but it lacks the light touch that made me enjoy LK in spite of myself. Lady Tuesday Arlington i ...

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Lady Killer

To put it kindly, the novels of Michele Jaffe have not done well with my fellow AAR reviewers. Either she's gotten better, or my sense of humor is in sync with hers, because I think Lady Killer is a hoot. The plot is complex and openly ridiculous. The heroine is Lady Clio Thornton, a female Eliza ...

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The Water Nymph

Some books can almost be summed up in a single word. For Michele Jaffe's The Water Nymph, that word would be convoluted. Picture a rough draft of an Amanda Quick novel with the pages all mixed up, and you have The Water Nymph. <!-- var browName = navigator.appName; var SiteID = 1; var ZoneID ...

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The Stargazer

I truly expected to like The Stargazer. I specifically requested to review it after seeing the promos for it on Amazon. The lovely cover, hardcover packaging, and author biography (she has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature of the Renaissance from Harvard) led me to expect a well-plotted historical n ...

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The Stargazer

There was not one thing I liked about this book. Not one thing. Please keep this in mind as you read this review because I have nothing good to say about The Stargazer, so I thought I'd warn you right up front. It's got a pretty cover and a lovely title and I was really looking forward to reading it ...