Fans of smalltown contemporaries will savor this delicious and heartwarming story, a refreshingly realistic romance between two great characters.
Kenner has become one of my favorite authors and this story keeps her at the top of my list. I can’t wait for Heated.
A humorous take on mortality...By book’s end, it’s evident that Crystal himself has grown old, but rather than make a secret of his age, he turns it into a punch line...A charming, warm, welcome read for Crystal’s legions of fans.
Now there's going to be a book 4 on the trial from Sara's point of view and then book 5 will be from Mark's point of view AND there's going to be a spin off series. What the hell? Normally I'd be dancing with glee...but in this instance I'm kind of not. I feel like the goal posts have changed half way through the game and I don't like it.
The story itself is tightly written and features some extremely tender sex scenes that I really enjoyed.
Less interesting as a novel than as insight into the mind of a novelist.
Lush emotionalism, compelling characters and a moving storyline will win romance fans.
...the level at which this couple loathes each other for the majority of the story makes the hasty resolution hard to believe.
Cunning develops her characters into real people who engage in a compelling and satisfying erotic romance.
This story was an addictive read with well-developed characters, an interesting plot and bittersweet moments. I’m looking forward to reading the next book in the Stark trilogy.
Yes some of the scenes are scorchers but I was not feeling any of their emotions, just seemed like sex, nothing more.
...Heat Rises ended up being a miss for me. The character development of Laura and Ethan was non existent, and neither had any personality showing.
I’m pleased to say it exceeded my already lofty expectations
The ploys for future stories were obvious and unlike a couple of twists to the Tohr and No’One storyline, were predictable which lessened their emotional impact.
I’m not sure about the logistics with this in real life, but I can tell you that in this novel public displays of affection is a recipe for getting readers all hot and bothered.
Told from multiple points of view, this installment would make a fine action-packed film with three strong male leads.
The dynamic between Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey is literary poison. It made me sick to read it, to the point where I had to put it down after every couple chapters because I was so disgusted...Do not waste your money or your time on such a worthless pile of garbage.
...makes use of every negative cliché attributed to romance novels and tarnishes the genre unfairly.
Banks nicely balances bedroom and battlefield action as Rionna’s tough swordsmanship and Caelen’s tender lust propel the couple and the clans toward harmony.
This second installment is quite possibly my least favorite book of the trilogy. I expected heat and instead received a staggering amount of character development.