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WhiskeyintheJar Romance

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Guest Reviewer at:  Reading Between the Wines book club

Currently reading

The Tiger Catcher (End of Forever)
Paullina Simons
How to Love a Duke in Ten Days (Devil You Know)
Kerrigan Byrne
Progress: 40%
A Highlander Walks Into a Bar
Laura Trentham
The Rogue to Ruin (Misadventures in Matchmaking Book 3)
Vivienne Lorret

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

Missing relationship development

Can't Forget You (Risking It All Book 3) - Rachel Lacey

Hero broke up with heroine after high school without a goodbye to join the army. A suicide bomber ends his career and he comes back state side to run an adventure company with two buddies. The hero and heroine end up having to buy a parcel of land together and reconnect from there. 


This was so lifeless and had a couple paint-by-numbers points, highschool love, PTSD from military service, and abandonment issues from parents. Then had a couple random thrown in points, heroine suffering from mysterious illness, turns out to be 

Lyme's disease

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, and 

hero's mother shows up randomly.

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None of the random points are really fleshed out, especially the last one, a lot of what was the point, story elements going on. 


The romance and relationship development between the two was seriously lacking, they just kind of start meeting up and then having sex again. This was a lifeless story that felt like it was just going through the motions.