virgin heroine

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One Christmas Knight

A DIKlassic originally published on February 7, 1998 Happy holidays to all! We all dream at one time or another of that handsome knight riding in on a white charger and rescuing us, but did you know that there really are modern day knights out there, just ready to rescue that damsel in distress? ...

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Finding It

Finding It is proof that, sometimes, a good book can make a bad initial impression. I’ll be honest, when I first started reading, I was groaning out loud at the thought of trying to finish this book. Kelsey came off as so obnoxious I really didn’t know how I would manage. When we meet Kelsey Su ...

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The Driven Snowe

I'm thinking of issuing a fatwa against all writers who portray librarians as repressed sex pots. I'm a librarian, and while it's interesting to see how my profession is portrayed in fiction, especially romance, too many romance writers tend to use the librarian as an archetype for the surface-frigi ...

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The First Time

This was the first romance starring a Mountie that I’ve read, and I liked it enough to wish there was much more of it. The historical setting is well-depicted, and the characterizations range from good to exceptionally fine. A fairly standard gentleman-meets-wild-child setup is enlivened by unusua ...