Scarlett Wynn is an independent strong fighter who fights her own battles, but when her best friend goes missing, she stumbles upon the Duke of Aylesford, Ambrose Cross, a handsome duke who, coincidentally is looking for the man who has taken Scarlett’s best friend. Now they find that they must work together and fight off the attraction that pulls them together. Duchess If You Dare was a fun and cute historical romance and I had such a great time reading about Scarlett and Ambrose’s relationship.
The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels was a delight to read. Both banter and cuteness filled the lines of the book as we witness the blossoming friendship and then romance between Ned Lightborn and Cecilia Bassingthwaite. The fun pirate and assassin and the thief band together to stop their common enemy, Captain Morvath from taking Cecilia, even if Ned is employed by him — although he has a very complicated employment. I really enjoyed The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels and Ned and Cecilia’s relationship, literally when Ned was crushing on Cecilia practically from their first encounter, wow it was just adorableness
With or Without You touches on trauma, love and heartbreak, and the character growth as you become older. Stella and Simon have been in love and happily married for 20 years, until after a shocking accident, Stella falls into a coma. During the time Stella is in a coma, we get the perspective of Simon and Stella’s friend, Libby, as they navigate ways to get Stella to wake up. I gave With or Without You 3.5 star, liking the overall story and plot, however, there were simply a few holes here and there. First, while I did get the ARC of this book from Algonquin Books, I may have left it for a whole year until finally picking this up. Read More
Katarina Edgeworth is married to the perfect man, Dr. Tom Edgeworth. He is a well loved and respected surgeon in New York but, Katarina can’t help but feel trapped. No longer a translator for the United Nation. That is until an FBI agent wants her to become an informant.
However, when I got to the part where Tom Edgeworth’s sister started calling Katarina a maniac I dnf’ed it. This was probably the last straw I had to stomach A Woman of Intelligence. I dnf’ed it at exactly 30% into the book. Let me explain from the beginning as to what I thought went wrong with A Woman of Intelligence. Read More