Books by Susan Mallery

B-
Falling for Gracie

Even though Falling For Gracie contains a rather weak suspense plotline, the interactions and the intense emotions between the characters make for a fun and interesting read. Gracie Landon grew up in a small town where everyone knew everyone else's business. That, combined with the fact that fou ...

B
The Seductive One

The Seductive One is an aptly named book. It has more than its share of hackneyed moments and plot devices, yet it casts such a spell with its sweet characters and compelling character drama that the clichés are easy to overlook. Brenna Marcelli and Nicholas Giovanni once shared ...

C-
The Sassy One

A cast of secondary characters straight out of a bad sitcom and a series of painful plot contrivances that are . . . well, painfully contrived irrevocably mar what could otherwise have been an entertaining romance. Think I'm exaggerating about those secondary characters? Try this: An Italian grand ...

B-
The Sparkling One

I did not like this book at first. It features the kind of family situation that only occurs in romance novels - four beautiful adult sisters who spend a lot of time drinking wine and eating pasta in the bosom of their boisterous Italian family at the scenic ancestral vineyard. It also has the kind ...

B-
Married for a Month

Married for a Month is an ensemble cast romance. It looks at the age-old question of what makes for a better marriage: passion or similar interests and values. Taylor Mcguire is a therapist who has written a thesis on compatibility in marriage. It is her theory that similar backgrounds, tastes ...

C-
Sweet Success

If I took my copy of Sweet Success and cut it in half at its midpoint, I would be left with two books of very unequal quality. The first book would be a nuanced, entertaining study of characters I want to know better. The second book would be an irritating depiction of psychologically inconsistent p ...

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Sweet Success

Ali Thomas owns a sweet shop that turns out "magical" chocolates, so delicious they are a bit of heaven and can even change your life. Ali's ex-movie star mother, Charlotte Elizabeth, is hounding her for grand-children. But, Ali hasn't even had a decent date in years. Into Ali's hectic life comes ...

A
The Wedding Ring Promise

Molly Anderson is one of those women who's never on the winning end. I feel that I know her, I feel that a lot of time she's me. In her youth, she was blessed with poor skin, a figure that's round and has always needed to lose 20 pounds. Really, nothing has hanged for her. She was the family reject ...