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Get into Bed with Deb Marlowe (Author Interview 3)

Get into Bed with Deb Marlowe (Author Interview 3)by Keira

Keira: What is the Harris List of Covent Garden Ladies? Deb Marlowe: The Harris List of Covent Garden Ladies was a real publication, an annual register of lightskirts (prostitutes) in London.  It was widely popular in the 18th century and had faded out of existence by the Regency.  It was written in a light tone, […]

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Review: To Seduce an Earl (Seduction, Book 1) by Lori Brighton

Review: To Seduce an Earl (Seduction, Book 1) by Lori Brightonby Keira

Hero: When Alex Weston was young, he was blackmailed into working as a male prostitute in order to keep his family from London’s prisons. He has been thinking of escaping ever since, but the information that caught him then, is holding him captive today. With nothing much better to look forward, Alex decides to stay […]

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To Capture a Rake

To Capture a Rakeby Guest Blogger

Guest Blog by Lori Brighton, author of To Seduce an Earl What is a rake? Well, if you’re a gardener it’s a tool used to gather things like grass and leaves. But to the romance reader, a rake is something far, far more interesting. According to Wikipedia, “A rake, short for rakehell, is a historic […]

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Review: Her Husband’s Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1) by Grace Callaway

Review: Her Husband’s Harlot (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1) by Grace Callawayby Carla F.

Reviewed by Carla F. Summary: When she accidentally finds among her new husband’s things a party invitation with a lewd illustration on the back and the words, “Get Thee to The Nunnery”, Lady Helena Harteford recognizes it as the name of a brothel. She knows that Nicholas plans to go to that party. After all, […]

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Review: A Lily Among Thorns by Rose Lerner

Review: A Lily Among Thorns by Rose Lernerby Keira

The Heroine: Serena learned the hard way that men couldn’t be trusted. She ran off to marry a young man from her father’s employ only to be jilted. Too proud to return home she took up life as a prostitute and learned that all men were pigs… all except 200 Pounds, the title she gave […]

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Review: The Harlot by Saska Walker

Review: The Harlot by Saska Walkerby Carla F.

by Carla F., guest reviewer Summary: Jessie Taskill is a prostitute who is known as “The Harlot of Dundee.” She has gotten this name because she enjoys her work and doesn’t just lie there. Jessie gets into a fight in a bar with another prostitute over a client. When the other woman realizes that Jessie […]

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Review: Faking It by Elisa Lorello

Review: Faking It by Elisa Lorelloby Keira

Summary: Writing professor, Andi Cutrone, first sees Devin at a cocktail party and learns he’s an escort. Months after their initial meeting, she calls him up and barters for his services. He will give her one-on-one love lessons and she will give him a one-on-one writing course. It’s a deal he doesn’t initially go for […]

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Review: A Precious Jewel by Mary Balogh

Review: A Precious Jewel by Mary Baloghby Keira

I got this novel from the library when MagdalenB recommended it for a hero who bumbles his first declaration of love/marriage proposal: Balogh’s A Precious Jewel. Gerald tries to explain why marriage is good idea; forgets to mention “love.” Twice! Read it in a day because it was so different than any courtesan romance I […]

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