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Happy Bookaversary! A Review of “Edge of Darkness” by Karen Rose

Title: Edge of DarknessAuthor: Karen RoseISBN: 9780399583087Publisher: BerkeleySeries: Cincinnati SeriesPrice: $5.98 (Paperback) $7.99 (e-book) $28.28(Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It seems like I’ve been reading Karen Rose novels my entire life.  I remember the day I came across Count to Ten in the Duane Reade on Queens Blvd.  I’d finished the paperback I brought with me to school that day while sitting …

Review of “Alone in the Dark” by Karen Rose

Karen Rose novels should come with trigger warnings.  I don’t remember reading any of them that didn’t involve something that would cause a PTSD episode and Alone in the Dark is no different.  To start my review, I am going to offer my own warning, just in case someone stumbles upon this not expecting to encounter harmful …

The Fiction Vixen–Back from the Dead…Again

Hi, all.  I know I’ve been gone for a REALLY long time, yet again, and there are not enough words in the English language to come close to apologizing for leaving you high and dry for a second time.  The truth is that I’ve been dealing with a lot of stuff in my non-internet life …

Trying a New Author

Until recently, I pretty much stuck with the same authors, my bookshelves looking like an homage to Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb and Karen Rose.  I was loathe to try anyone new, and honestly I’m not sure why.  I didn’t start out only wanting to read one author (boy would my reading have been limited–7 books until Casual …

My Favorite Romance Novel Heroes

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what i like and what I don’t like when it comes to romance novel heroes.  Figuring out what I don’t like is fairly easy.  I don’t like heroes that are assholes, who care more about themselves than about their heroines.  I especially don’t like heroes that believe …