Dear Ms. Blake: I love a good contemporary and this one was recommended by a friend. I can see why she recommended it. The emotional arc for the hero was different and fresh and moving. Jenny Tolliver, the heroine, however suffered from a case of serious blandness. Jenny Tolliver is ... more >
To me, infidelity and adultery is something that is a flaw that must be overcome in a romance.
Dear Ms. Wells: This book was described to me as Indecent Proposal meets White’s but it really is an inspection of the meaning of love. Marquess of Vane has wanted Lady Sarah Cole for years. He met her too late, though, because she was married to Brinsley Cole at the ... more >
Dear Ms. Abbot, This is an interesting mixture of contemporary and historical romance. Though I still have a hard time with the idea that stories set before the turn of the 21st century are considered “historical.” I also see this is where Harlequin’s “Everlasting Love” line has ended up. “Because ... more >
Dear Ms. Koomson: This was a book that Karen Scott reviewed a while back on her blog. It was available only for sale in the UK at the time and while Karen’s review was compelling, it wasn’t quite enough to get me to pay for the international shipping. I was ... more >
Dear Ms Law, When Jane sent me a bundle of June release books, I immediately picked yours off the pile to try. I’ve long been a fan of your historicals (please say you haven’t given up writing Westerns) and I wanted to see how you’d handle a contemporary. Well, if ... more >