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Review: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean

One Good Earl Deserves a LoverTitle: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover (The Rules of Scoundrels #2)
Author: Sarah MacLean
Release Date: 29 January 2013
Genre: Historical Romance
Page count: 373 pages
Publisher: Avon
ISBN: 9780062068538
Links: Amazon / Book Depository / Goodreads
4star
 

This novel is simply delightful and I was suitably diverted. The novel opens with Lady Phillipa Marbury informing Cross, part owner of The Fallen Angel (a den of iniquity), that she requires ruination. She is due to marry the staid Lord Castleton and wants to know what to expect in the bedroom. Cross is naturally horrified that his business partner’s sister-in-law would approach him and does everything he can to dissuade her. Is this setup even remotely plausible? No. Is it highly entertaining? Yes! Continue reading

Review: Home to Whiskey Creek by Brenda Novak

Home to Whiskey CreekTitle: Home to Whiskey Creek (Whiskey Creek #4)
Author: Brenda Novak
Release Date: 1 August 2013
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Page count: 400 pages
Publisher: Harlequin MIRA
ISBN: 9781743642696
Links: Amazon / Book Depository / Goodreads
4star
 

Adelaide Davies had only just returned to Whiskey Creek when someone kidnapped her and dumped her in the mine she was gang-raped in fifteen years ago. Fortunately Noah Rackham was riding his bike nearby and rescues her. He can’t understand why she is so unwilling to report the crime and why she recoils from him. Adelaide never reported the crime and can’t bear to admit to Noah, the guy she used to have a crush on at school, that his twin brother was one of the men who raped her. The fact that Cody died shortly after the incident, fuelled her guilt. Novak has given us quite an unusual romance that is handled very sensitively. Continue reading