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What I’m reading

Lisa Kleypas’s Self-Made Men

Lisa Kleypas has created more than a few memorable heroes and heroines.  Two of my favorites are Derek Craven from Dreaming of You and Hardy Cates from Blue Eyed Devil.  Both of these are strong, self-made men who are made … Continue reading

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Jeannie Lin’s The Dragon and the Pearl

I don’t usually read Romance set in China, nor do I read Historical Romance set in the Tang Dynasty.  That is, until I read Jeannie Lin’s The Dragon and the Pearl.  Now, all that might change.  She’s a gifted writer … Continue reading

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A love letter to the Carsingtons

Over at Heroes & Heartbreakers, I have recently been talking about historical romance series involving irresistible heroes. I started out with Jo Beverley’s Mallorens because – you know – Rothgar (I think I mentioned this in an earlier post). Today I am celebrating Loretta … Continue reading

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In which I take a look at Viscount Breckenridge

Over at Heroes & Heartbreakers, I’m talking about Stephanie Laurens’s latest Cynster book, Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue. I fell in love with the orignal Cynsters (mostly Devil, Vane and Gabriel) and then sort of stopped reading them. It was … Continue reading

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Say it with me: “Rothgar!”

Well, yes.  It’s been 11 years since Devilish was published, but The Marquess of Rothgar is as fresh in my imagination as the day he stepped into my life in My Lady Notorious, the first of Jo Beverley‘s Malloren books. … Continue reading

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It’s not only Historical Romance

My reading extends beyond Historical Romance (although there’s plenty of that) and research.  Yes, add me to the J.D.Robb fans. Here’s a blog I wrote  for Criminal Element: Nora Roberts has written 32 books as J.D. Robb (and that’s not … Continue reading

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The Amorous Education of Celia Seaton

I just finished gobbling up the first three books of Miranda Neville’s Burgundy Club series, about rare book collectors (an enticing organizing scheme).  The third book, The Amorous Education of Celia Seaton will be released on July 26.  I reviewed … Continue reading

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