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“a bit of a different period romance in that it has a very independent and strong female main character”

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His Sinful Touch by Candace Camp is yet another a delightful romp in her Mad Morelands series.

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“a tale of choices made because of love”

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With over a dozen English-language books on the topic in the last decade alone, the ill-fated love story of the 12th century French scholar-monk Peter Abelard and his pupil Heloise continues to fas

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“Simply a triumph.”

“Maybe all this freedom doesn’t make you any happier, after all.”

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Mothering Sunday: A Romance is a keeper.”

“You shall go to the ball!”

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“a man who discovers he has something to live for may have to die to achieve his goal . . .”

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“fearlessness begets victory . . .”

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“What meaning does your finite existence have in the infinite world?”

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“. . . a genuine pleasure to read.”

“Was everyone’s life one thing to society and, at its heart, something else entirely?”

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“Children of Liberty might hold some intrigue for those interested in Alexander’s parentage, but it’s unlikely to hold the attention of most anyone else.”

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“Loretta Chase has created a character so clever, so devious, and so artful that she deceives herself right out of her own story. . . .

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“. . . it would be easy for a writer as talented as Julie Anne Long to set up her story and then cruise through to the inevitable happy-ever-after ending.

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“Olivia is one of the strongest heroines of the year—and readers are sure to delight in her story. . . . the Princess and the Pea aspect is lightly handled.

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“While The House at Tyneford clearly lacks the inventiveness, quality, and literary heft of Jane Eyre, it is unmistakably an homage to Bronte’s novel.”

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“The author has penned a Christmas tale that will brighten the lives of all who read it.”

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“Heartwishes won’t be a Deveraux favorite, but it probably won’t be a disappointment to her fans, either.”

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Sarah MacLean became an instant must-read author with Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake last year. Fourteen months and another two books later, that hasn’t changed.

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It’s a brave or foolhardy writer who kills the main character in the very first page of their book, believing the reader will continue with the rest of the story rather than simply give up.

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Courtney Milan’s latest novel Unveiled demonstrates why she is the author to watch in historical romance.

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The Scent of Jasmine is a fabulous story about wonderfully created characters engaging in an intriguing adventure while discovering passion and love.

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“The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.”
—Thomas Hobbes, English political philosopher (1588-–1679), The Leviathan

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This is a novel that finishes well. That being said, the first half of the novel is a muddy bog.

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