In this new segment, we have two reviewers offering their opinions on a single romance. Here, Introvert Reader explains her negative perspective of Karen A. Bale’s historical romance, Desperado Dream. Blue Falcon, on the other hand, gave it a positive review and found the book emotionally captivating. 1 star
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Historical Romance Review: Tangled Web by Janice Bennett
This review is of Tangled Web a Zebra Regency romance by Janice Bennett.At the beginning of the book, Miss Celia Marcombe, the heroine, is informed by her grandfather, Roderick, that he has arranged a marriage between Celia and his godson, Lord Trevor Ryde, the hero.
Category Romance Review: Easy Lovin’ by Candace Schuler
Harlequin Temptation #331 Candace Schuler Easy Lovin’ is slow romance written by an author who’s produced much better books. Kate Hightower is a prim and proper miss who’s always done what’s expected of her. Except now, she’s running away from her life, having left her fiance at the altar. She’s not sure what she wants, but it’s definitely a drastic change. So she goes to New Orleans to find herself. 1 star
Historical Romance Review: Captive Melody by Nadine Crenshaw
This review is of Captive Melody, a standalone Zebra from January 1989 by Nadine Crenshaw. If it were possible to give less than one star to a book, Captive Melody would be the one.
Historical Romance Review: Sweet Stolen Passion by Jolene Prewit-Parker
Sweet Stolen Passion by Jolene Prewit-Parker is a Zebra historical Lovegram Romance that is, unfortunately, a disappointing read.
Category Romance Review: Dark Fever by Charlotte Lamb
Harelquin Presetns #1840 Dark Fever was part of a series of Harlequin Presents by Charlotte Lamb about the Seven Deadly Sins. The sin is lust, but this is not a sexy book.
Category Romance Review: A Convenient Bridegroom by Helen Bianchin
Harlequin Presents #2067 A Convenient Bridegroom Helen Bianchin Boring wedding porn 1 star
Historical Romance Review: Runaway Bride by Rosalyn Alsobrook
Rosalyn Alsobrook’s Runaway Bride was about Katherine, a pregnant woman who left her drunk, abusive husband to find love with a rancher. 1 star
Historical Romance Review: A Pirate’s Love by Johanna Lindsey
In a Pirate’s Love by Johanna Lindsey Bettina Verlaine travels across the sea to an unwanted fiance when she is captured by the pirate Tristan Matisse. 1 star
Historical Romance Review: Highland Tryst by Jean Canavan
Sad to say but Highland Tryst by Jean Canavan is one of the most incompetent, dullest historical romances I’ve read…ever. 1 star
Historical Romance Review: Viking Rose by Ashland Price
In this Zebra Lovegram historical romance, Viking Rose by Ashland Price, Irishwoman Alanna is taken captive by a Viking.
Historical Romance Review: The Innocent by Bertrice Small
It was a bad sign that Bertrice Small’s The Innocent features one of her dullest covers ever. The lone positive was that it was designed as one last created by legendary artist Elaine Duillo for her dear friend Bertrice. 1 star