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The Devil's Match by Victoria Vane

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The Devil's Match by Victoria Vane

My rating: 4 of 5 stars




The devil gets his due, or his heart in the conclusion of DeVere and Diana story. Everything from book one to the Devil's Match is like a crescendo.
We got the story of how these two became such bitter enemies but still had that burning passion that they fight tooth and nail.
These two's sexual tension and banter were so wonderfully done, I never wanted it to end. It was nicely done how these two finally come together while letting the walls that built around their hearts finally fall.

Victotia Vane did such an amazing job overall in this series, creating characters that stay in your heart long after.


“And if anything good came to lie at your feet, you would be too blinded by hedonistic self-indulgence to see it!"
"Wrong again, my love," he murmured. "For I clearly see you.”


Thank you Victoria for the ARC



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Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh

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Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Coming back to the Nevermore series felt like revisiting old friends, the story has taken on a darker turn with us picking up with Isobel on a race to save Varen from the ash and demon filled deamworld he’s stuck in. The once vivacious Isobel has become darker, leaner and more determined to save Varen.

It was sad to see Isobel without Varen, with all she’s been and still going through, she’s never let go of the hope that she’ll find him again. You see a growth from Isobel the cheerleader, a young girl to the darker mature woman she’s becoming. She slowly picks up fragments of Varen’s past that has shaped him, more so then his mother who left him. Pieces she fits together as Poe’s birthday draws near.

Varen is always there in sprit with Isobel and the reader, would I have loved more of him in Enshadowed? Of course! Varen’s tragic past is slowly brought more into the light, and with events that transpire the Varen we know and love has…

Miss Carlyle's Curricle by Karen Harbaugh

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Miss Carlyle's Curricle by Karen Harbaugh

My rating: 2 of 5 stars



This was a nice cozy regency that was just that cozy. Nothing to deep in either the relationship between the leads and the mystery that surrounds the death of the of our heroine's Diana Carlyle's uncle.

Both characters ended up being likable, Garvin more so on my part as he was very understanding and watchful to those around him. Diana was to narrow minded and later a little to rash in getting down to the bottom of the death of her Uncle. The characters do tend to go headlong into some stunt to find the villain of the story who was pretty dumb to begin with, making it feel after all is done with the revel a bot anti-climatic.

Still an okay read to pass the time with that was pure fluff







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The Devil You Know by Victoria Vane

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The Devil You Know by Victoria Vane

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Out of the whole series, this is the book I really wanted to read, but more then that I wanted to know more about the one called Devil Devere, a man whose had his nose in pretty much everyone's business from the beginning of the series (for good of course!) Victoria Vane doesn't disappoint with a reveling and somewhat sad backstory of both Lady Diana and Ludovic. The passion flares hot between the two and I really grew to like Diana who never appealed to be me before this book.

The story and flare of Vane's writing shine once again and I'm on the edge of my seat for the next and last of this series and seeing how these two passionate people finally meet their happy ever after, after all!


Thank you to Victoria for the arc of this book!






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Silent Suitor by Elisabeth Fairchild

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Silent Suitor by Elisabeth Fairchild

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I was so happy to have discovered many of Fairchild's backlist now being available in ebook format with new books by her on the way. I quickly bought and promptly gobbled up Silent Suitor the first book she wrote.

No. It would seem an elusive creature, my shadow. She shrinks and exaggerated and distorts, and yet, in some small way, at all times is representative of who I am"
"Very much like a reputation

Fairchild's has a poetic way of writing down human nature in all it's forms. Each character is very multi-dimensional with a very visual effect of the things around them as your put in Sarah Lyndle place, whose blind. Everything around her is brand new, from the sounds, smells to the mere touch. Sarah "sees" more into the human spirit even without her sight. When she meets "The Beast" Lord Ashley Hawkes Castleford, she looks beyond his rep that calls him all kinds of bea…

The Best Intentions by Candice Hern

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The Best Intentions by Candice Hern

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



This was such a fun and delightful type of traditional regency that holds a special place in my heart. Everything was plain fun from the very top-lofty Earl to the unconventional young miss that are surprised when they fall in love with one another.

Miles, Earl of Strickland wants a loveless marriage and a mother for his two daughters. Hiding his emotions behind very correct in his thoughts and manners, and losing his first love and wife, he doesn't believe he'll ever love again. His life is changed 180 when he meets Hannah, the outspoken miss, who finds Saxon architecture amazing and tells it likes it is while trying to be a true lady for her sister who has her eye on Miles for her next husband and believed vice versa on his account.

It's very sweet how both slowly start to fall in love with one another. Hannah feels Miles has his eye for only her beautiful older sister, so when her feelings start to develop she…