Marriage of Conveniece

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Duchess for a Day

a Retro Review originally published on July 25, 1999 There are no two ways about it - Duchess for a Day is a book that defines the word "cheesy." The love scenes could be entered in the Purple Prose Parody Contest. The plot relies on contrivances like fake amnesia and an unrealistic marriage of co ...

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Rightfully His

A Retro Review originally published on June 3, 2002 Tracy Grant's newest release, Daughter of the Game, was not a keeper for me, but I did find it intriguing enough to seek out her backlist, and I'm glad that I did. Rightfully His was a most engaging read - exquisitely plotted, full of interesting ...

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Once a Gentleman

Once A Gentleman is third in a series of historical romances written by Candice Hern and set in England in the early 1800s. The focus of this installment is Nic (brother of Edwina from Once A Scoundrel) and his relationship with coworker, Pru. There is no edge-of-your-seat suspense, and we do have t ...

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Wildest Hearts

I love Jayne Ann Krentz books from the 1990s. Her earliest books don’t work for me because they seem a bit dated now, and her most recent books seem to have lost the spark that characterizes her best work. But my hardback keeper shelf is heavily weighted down with books like Trust Me, Absolutely, ...