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Just Like This

This second book in Cole McCade’s series set at Albin Academy, a prestigious New England boarding school where wealthy parents send their (often) problematic sons in order to forget about them, is an antagonists-to-lovers story between the school’s football coach and its art teacher, a couple wh ...

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The Same Place

The Same Place is book two in Gregory Ashe’s The Lamb and the Lion series about a Utah-based wildlife vet and a con man – an odd couple if ever there was one – who, in The Same Breath, teamed up to solve a murder.  Like its predecessor, this book is a perfectly balanced combination of myster ...

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The Flip Side

The Flip Side, the début novel by James Bailey, had me flipping back and forth while thinking about this review. There are many great moments in the story, but there are also things that made me crazy. In the end though, I think most readers who enjoy light British rom-coms will enjoy The Flip Side ...

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They Told Me I Was Everything

I foolishly start every Ashe novel thinking he can’t possibly top his last book.  I finish each one and then decide it’s my new favorite.  They Told Me I Was Everything is another winner, and the slow burn romance between the principal characters is challenging and frustrating, and wonderful a ...

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The Same Breath

In honour of one of the principal characters in this book, I'm going to start this review with some statistics.  Gregory Ashe’s The Same Breath is the fifth of his books reviewed in 2020 to get a DIK review (he’s received nine since February 2019).  It’s also the eighth book he’s published ...

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The Keeper of Bees

Emery Hazard has pretty much everything under control. He and his fiancé, John-Henry Somerset, are more in love than ever, despite the stress of wedding preparations hanging over them. His business as a private investigator is growing. He’s even enjoying time with his growing circle of friends. T ...

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Milk in My Coffee

Signet lists Eric Jerome Dickey's book on its spine as fiction but I think that may be because the writer is an African American male and no one expects such a person to be writing romance novels. However, this novel meets every test for the romance genre ever concocted. Dickey writes about emotions ...