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Whiskey in the Jar Romance

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Guest Reviewer at:  Reading Between the Wines book club

Currently reading

Again, My Lord: A Twist Series Novel
Katharine Ashe
Paxton Pride (The Paxton Saga Book 1)
Frank Schaefer, Kerry Newcomb
Going Dark (The Lost Platoon)
Monica McCarty

Kyraryker’s quotes


"She thought it over, but couldn’t see any immediate loopholes other than the threat of her inner slut emerging, and she could darned well control that little bitch."— Susan Elizabeth Phillips

No, thank you

Devil's Embrace - Catherine Coulter

After the gang rape I kind of fast forward through reading this :/

It did start off kind of interestingly wild, childhood love, kidnapping, and drama lama but as it approached the half way point it started to drag and the last half just wasn't interesting. Our supposed hero Anthony doesn't really make an appearance, except to kidnap and then rape the heroine, he mostly hangs around waiting for the heroine to agree to marry him. Our heroine Cassie is 18-20yrs old in the story and is written fairly well, it's just that the only material she has is to react to men wanting to rape her and/or marry her. There wasn't even any wild fun shipwrecks or the heroine picking up a sword, although she does shoot hero at one point; it was lacking the wild kookiness dramatic flare that brings me back to these old bodice rippers. 

This is best lost to the annuals of time.