Books by Caroline Linden

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A View to a Kiss

I picked up A View to a Kiss by Caroline Linden because I was expecting something like James Bond in the Regency. I like the dry humor of the (old) James Bond movies, and this sounded like it could be a fun read. Harry Sinclair is a working spy, not simply an aristocrat taking off s ...

C+
A Rake's Guide to Seduction

The title of this one – A Rake’s Guide to Seduction – is a bit misleading since, instead of the racy historical romance the title proclaims, what you get is actually a classic Regency in Disguise. Still, while I enjoyed it well enough, the prose in particular, neither the story nor the chara ...

C+
What a Gentleman Wants

What a Gentleman Wants has a good, interesting premise and an exciting finish. However, it suffers from the dreaded Sagging Middle. This one sags so much it's scraping the floorboards. Marcus Reece, the Duke of Exeter, is always bailing out of trouble his twin brother David. He longs for his sist ...

B-
What a Woman Needs

With What a Woman Needs, Zebra Debut brings out yet another promising new author. Caroline Linden's Regency-set historical features unusual characters and a story that will have readers flying through the pages. There are a few rough spots that may remind one that this is a debut novel, but these ar ...