I’ve been tearing through Seven Wicked Nights, as promised, so expect plenty of reviews from that boxed-set in the next few days. I decided to start off with a new-to-me author, Carolyn Jewel, who writes both historical and paranormal romance. (more…)
I must confess that I find stepbrother-stepsister and first cousin romances a bit squicky, so I started reading Sophie Jordan’s latest prepared to fling my paperback at the first sign of awkward we-shouldn’t-be-doing-this love-making. Fortunately, Jordan knows how to make a keeping-it-in-family romance work!
Rosalie Hughes has been summarily dumped on her stepbrother’s doorstep after overstaying her welcome at finishing school for 2 years and never hearing a word from her philandering mother (who’s likely touring Europe with a string of young lovers). Declan, the Duke of Banbury, is livin’ it up in London as only a rake can and has no interest in sheltering a stepsister he hasn’t seen in 10 years. To get rid of her as quickly as possible he gives her a ridiculously large dowry and the social guidance of his aunt and cousin. (more…)