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Take the Heat ... Anthology

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Take the Heat (anthology)

Skye Warren, Giselle Renarde
Pam Godwinm, Sheri Savill
Shoshanna Evers, Candy Quinn
Tamsin Flowers, Elizabeth Coldwell 
Audrey Lusk, Cynthia Rayne, Trent Evans

Contemporary/Erotica (non-con/mm/menage)
Published in 2014

Read in Sept, 2014.
My rating:

                                                 [might be spoiler-ish]

“The Magnolia Hotel”, Skye Warren

H/h - Liam/Grace
Setting: Present time.

I’ve read Skye Warren’s novella “The Magnolia Hotel” and have to say quite disappointed. It’s barely 19 pages so there’s nothing much to talk about.

Grace, a budding artist, goes to free her good-for-nothing big brother from the local gang and ends up finding a part of her past that she thought she had long buried. The first man she had ever loved, secretly, had to be the one to whom her brother owns a huge sum! Grace is then faced with a new (and tempting) challenge from Liam. She knows it’s not right, yet she can’t deny the pull between them no matter what. Question is, will she give in or walk away?

Honestly, this just read like an excerpt. I did think the story was pretty good (or was getting to the good part) when it ends abruptly. I’d really love to see this expanded to something longer. 3 stars.

FYI: Since I haven’t read the other stories, the rating is based on “The Magnolia Hotel”. Obviously, this review will not be helpful for everyone. I’ll check out a few other authors gradually. Rating may change after that! Review will be updated in this space.

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