• Historical Romance Book Review

    When the Scoundrel Sins

    My Review: Wow, is it hot in here? I think I need to open a window because my goodness was this a steamy read. When the Scoundrel Sins is the second book in the Capturing the Carlisles series and it is a hot and heavy romance. The characters have a lot of chemistry, the strong-willed bluestocking meeting her match with an impish rakehell. I loved the sass and teasing between the characters throughout the novel that kept their romance steaming, straddling that line between childhood friends and potentially something more. I was extremely happy with how the book discussed marriage, and in particular, a pesky piece of common law called…

  • Historical Romance Book Review

    If the Duke Demands

    My Review: You ever read a book that you are initially dazzled by, and then slowly grow more disappointed until the end when the plot comes crashing down? Oh, how I loathed the way that this book ended. The book starts off good, and I mean really good. The two main characters are charming and seem to actually have some good chemistry. The physical tension between the two of them is hard to ignore and builds up at a steady rate throughout the novel. Sebastian was a total dreamboat and I was really digging the story up until the halfway point. So what went wrong? It was a couple of…