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Boyfriend Material

Alexis Hall’s Boyfriend Material is quite possibly the best romantic comedy I’ve ever read.  Almost every page produced a smile, a grin, a snort or a full-out belly-laugh – and I honestly can’t remember the last time I read a book that produced full on giggling of the sort that made my fami ...

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Blue on Blue

Note:  There are spoilers for the previous books in the Bitter Legacy series in this review. Lately, my favorite books are contemporary, queer, and full of romantic suspense.  And very few authors do this as well as Dal Maclean.  The Bitter Legacy novels are smart and clever, chock full of twi ...

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One Small Step

Those of you who follow my reviews are probably aware that I don’t frequently assign ‘A’ ratings. (In fact, Tessa Bailey’s Fix Her Up was the last romance that I deemed deserving of DIK status, and that review was published six months ago.) Jaded by past disappointments, my most fervent hope ...

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Object of Desire

Reviewing romantic suspense is a bit of a sticky wicket, as it’s extremely difficult to discuss a suspense novel without spoiling it. Reader, Object of Desire has so many of secrets (and potential bad guys) it’s difficult to keep track of them all!  And then Ms. Maclean further muddies the wate ...

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Bitter Legacy

I came upon this newly released novel by accident when it was commended by two authors whose work I admire. I am so glad I accepted their recommendation and bought this book. Bitter Legacy is the début novel by Dal Maclean and it is wonderful. I have recycled some of the book’s blurb in my descri ...

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About Last Night

There is so much I like about this story: the unique characters, the London setting, the fact that we actually see the characters at work and learn about their lives outside of work. And best yet? The heroine works at the Victoria and Albert Museum as a specialist in knitting! Pat gave the e-book ve ...