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The Singular Mr. Sinclair by Mia Marlowe
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The 2 main characters are attractive and interesting with a believable romance, but otherwise the plot has more holes than a sieve. The ending of the book is especially unsatisfactory - the earl (or former earl) suddenly changes his entire character ...more
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Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh
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This was one of the first books by Mary Balogh that I read about 8 years ago and I thought it was pretty good. Since then I have read just about all of her books and on second reading I've realized that this one is actually not very good. Wollstonecr ...more
Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh
"The back half or so of this book saved me from having to do the unthinkable: give two stars to a Mary Balogh.

I cannot claim to have read all of Balogh's books. I've done the whole survivors series and books one and three of the Huxtables and mayb..." Read more of this review »
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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Marry in Scandal by Anne Gracie
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The Duke And Mrs. Douglas by Donna Lea Simpson
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Lord St. Claire's Angel by Donna Lea Simpson
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The Belligerent Miss Boynton by Kasey Michaels
"This author has a formula and she sticks to it regardless of the plot or lack of plot. The hero who is a bully and treats the woman poorly and usually treats one of his best friends poorly with degrading and unkind remarks and actions. Then we hav..." Read more of this review »
Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed by Anna Campbell
"If you're willing to overlook a silly and predictable plot, stereotyped characters and overused, unoriginal conflicts for a good few -or might I say a lot of- hours of hot steamy sex scenes, then Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed could be the book for..." Read more of this review »
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Slightly Sinful by Mary Balogh
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Epicurus
“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?”
Epicurus

Lawrence Durrell
“Who invented the human heart, I wonder? Tell me, and then show me the place where he was hanged.”
Lawrence Durrell, Justine
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Lawrence Durrell
“A city becomes a world when one loves one of its inhabitants.”
Lawrence Durrell, Justine

Stephen King
“Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.”
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