House of Mirrors Whittal 1982 Yes folks, we have another old time romance. Again our theme is nice spirited young lady “rescues” nasty jerk of a guy. Sparks fly and he eventually realizes she is a catch. Ah, the love
My Favorite Cowboy Galloway 2011 A Pygmalian Tale for the modern age! Rough around the edges, Jarred is a cowboy and a rodeo rider. He also seems to have a nice pile of money. Trouble is he knows he just
Wife Made To Measure
This is really one of the more pathetic story lines in almost any romance I have ever read. Helen, a young Englishwoman has a loser step brother who just can’t seem to keep a job. He gets fired from a crabby Scottish noble with a limp. The story is that the limp is the result of a curse and he has sworn off marriage because he might pass this on to an heir. But wait, Helen is furious because this crazy Scot has fired her brother so she vows revenge!
Loving a Younger Man How Women Are Finding and Enjoying a Better Relationship Houston 1987 Ladies! Here is your very own manual on how to date a younger man. The author is NINE years older than her husband. Yikes! How
A Thousand Roses Campbell 1986 I know it is only September, but this book has EVERYTHING you need–professional wrestling and Christmas. It’s enough to make the Baby Jesus cry! Perdita (or Perdy) has a plan. She is going to relocate
Capture a Shadow
Another 80s special from the gang at Harlequin. This time we have a a poor Shelby, a book editor who took a pass on what was to be the 50 Shades of Gray for the 80s. To make matters worse, her star author up and quits. Now her career is really on the rocks and she is bound and determined to get this author back in line. All she has is a post office box in the Midwest. Ah, the difficulty of stalking before Google. Of course there is no time for romance, or is there?
Price of Happiness Whittal 1977 In today’s Friday Fiction, Theresa (Tessa) Ashton-Smythe is a wealthy young lady who was dumped by her fiance 3 days before the wedding. Evidently he had fallen in love with someone else and oh by
Prince of Darkness
A big handful of these old romance novels showed up in the library donation pile recently and I was loving some of the titles and covers. Today, I present for our Friday Fiction selection Prince of Darkness. Nice English girl Cassandra, with some pedigree and ability to speak French, meets a tall dark stranger called Elliot. By page 3 they are married. Of course the trouble then starts. He works too much and she is bored. Mean things are said and Cassandra walks out. Fast forward a few years and Elliot comes back into her life.