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Dawnv

Harbinger of Books

We all have different hobbies in life but my absolute favorite thing to do is pick up a book. This blog is dedicated to all of my ramblings. 

Dawn's 2013-books book montage

Deadly Desire
Mark of the Demon
The Hour of Dust and Ashes
Fate's Edge
Changeling Moon
A Kingdom of Dreams
Kiss of Pride
Thief of Shadows
Grave Memory
Archangel's Storm
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
A Kiss Before the Apocalypse
Frost Burned
Touch of the Demon
Summoning the Night
The End of the Affair
A Blood Seduction
A Werewolf in Manhattan
Last Kiss Goodnight
The Chief


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Men in Kilts - Katie MacAlister Kathie is a mystery writer who is attending a conference in London where she meets Iain who is a Scottish sheep farmer. Turns out it is love at first sight but it is a long road to happily ever after.

I read this one as part of a challenge and I was pleasantly surprised at the humor, there were parts where I genuinely laughed out loud. The other good thing was the setting, I have never thought about sheep farming or life in present day Scotland. As a romance novel it was a lot of passion I think and most of the sex took place off stage which was nice because there was quite a bit of it.

Things that were odd, the heroine she was a little overly-emotional. For the life of me I did not get why she cried so much or why she was in such a rush by 37 you should be a little more confident in who you are. Nor did I understand why Iain loved her, I am all for strong and silent but you know this is a book I require a little explanation. Which brings me to my last issue all of the dangling subplots. For example Kathie has a best friend who we never meet she just sends a few e-mails. Also a times some things are glossed over while other things we get a lot of detail, personally I would have preferred a more streamlined story without so many of the side stories that went no where.

Overall it is not a bad read, quite the opposite it is entertaining and funny I think it just needs better editing.