Reviews by Rachel Finston

B+
A Yuletide Kiss

A Yuletide Kiss features three interwoven stories about a group of travelers who find themselves stranded at a rural inn at Christmastime by an unexpected winter storm, and the romances that follow their forced proximity. When We Finally Kiss Good Night by Sabrina Jeffries Grade: B+        ...

B
Not Even for a Duke

Not Even For a Duke is a story about a widow determined not to be taken in by love again, only to unexpectedly meet her match. Aurora Sherborne has everything she needs, and as the Dowager Countess of Radcliff, she is in control of her destiny. Her first marriage was a living hell, and Aurora is ...

A-
The Duke Who Loved Me

The Duke Who Loved Me treads familiar ground for fans of Jane Ashford, though it has excellent momentum and is hopefully the beginning of another great series. James Cantrell has inherited a dukedom, only to discover a mess. His great-uncle, the late duke, had some kind of madness and left his ho ...

B
To Sir, With Love

To Sir, With Love is the story of a young woman trying to save her family’s business, and trying not to have chemistry with the man who will most benefit from its demise. Little does she know, they already have a connection. They have met online, on a dating app with no pictures, where they commu ...

A-
It Happened One Summer

It Happened One Summer is a contemporary romance about socialite Piper Bellinger reeling after a fall from grace. Following some bad choices, Piper finds herself stuck for the summer in the small town where she was born, where she might find more than she bargained for. Our story begins when Pipe ...

C+
Very Sincerely Yours

Very Sincerely Yours is a contemporary romance about a young woman finding herself after the demise of her long term relationship, and the local childrens’ TV presenter she falls for. Teddy has spent the last few years of her life with Richard, a fussy doctor who likes about five meals and has ...

C
Catch a Falling Duke

Catch a Falling Duke is an historical romance about a duke who finds out his family fortune has horrifying origins and a farmer struggling with her legacy, who meet at a crossroads of their lives. When the two share a night of passion, both feel a connection, but neither has a place in the other’s ...

A
The Devil Comes Courting

The Devil Comes Courting is the third full-length novel book in the Worth Saga, and it follows a new heroine as well as the continuing adventures of the Worth siblings and the Hunter family. Captain Grayson Hunter is looking for a genius, specifically, someone to code Chinese characters for his t ...

D
Talk Bookish to Me

Talk Bookish to Me is the story of a romance novelist who is thrown back into the path of her first love. When Kara Sullivan and her college sweetheart meet again for the first time in a decade, she has to work out if they’re better off apart, or if a second chance at romance is in store for them. ...

C+
It Had To Be You

It Had to Be You features an ensemble cast of characters connected to each other through the wedding business in New York City. Though the story has its heavier moments, it is a mostly optimistic tale of love and friendship blossoming despite adversity. Liv and Eliot Goldenhorn have been partners ...