Category Archives: read in 2012

Rameau’s review archive: New Finnish Grammar by Diego Marani

Synopsis: One night at Trieste in September 1943 a seriously wounded soldier is found on the quay. The doctor, of a newly arrived German hospital ship, Pietri Friari gives the unconscious soldier medical assistance. His new patient has no documents … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Darkest Day (Immortal Heat 01) by Britt Bury

Synopsis: Izel Campbell was raised to believe she is an immortal Fionn with the magical skills of persuasion. But when she travels to Scotland to visit her ancestral home, Izel discovers that she is actually the world’s last living human. … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Sharing Hailey (Lovers & Friends 01) by Samantha Ann King

Synopsis: Hailey Anderson’s deep, dark secret? She’s been madly in lust with her overprotective brother’s two best friends for years. Gorgeous woodworking artist Mark Allen and sexy doctor Tony Adamo have no idea they star in her fantasies every night. … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels 03) by Loretta Chase

This is one of our second opinion reviews. You can find Ana’s review here. Synopsis: DETERMINED LADY Tough-minded Jessica Trent’s sole intention is to free her nitwit brother from the destructive influence of Sebastian Ballister, the notorious Marquess of Dain. … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Season for Surrender (Holiday Pleasures 02) by Theresa Romain

Synopsis: Honor Among Rogues Alexander Edgeware, Lord Xavier, has quite a reputation—for daring, wagering, and wickedness in all its delightful forms. But the wager before him is hardly his preferred sport: Xavier must persuade a proper young lady to attend … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run 06) by Abigail Roux

Synopsis: Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett have managed the impossible: a few months of peace and quiet. After nearly a year of personal and professional turmoil, they’re living together conflict-free, work is going smoothly, and they’re both happy, … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Vakoojan testamentti (The Secret Pilgrim 03: George Smiley 08) by John le Carré

Synopsis: The Berlin Wall is toppled, the Iron Curtain swept aside . . . John le Carre has seized this impossible turning point in history to give the most visceral experience yet of the brilliant and base, delicate and brutal … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Armed & Dangerous (Cut & Run 05) by Abigail Roux

Synopsis: Left alone in Baltimore after his unpredictable lover bails, Special Agent Zane Garrett takes his frustration out on everything in his path until he is ordered to Chicago to back up an undercover operative. When he gets there, though, … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Raven Prince (Princess trilogy 01) by Elizabeth Hoyt

rameau’s ramblings: This is a second opinion review from the olden days. You can find Ana’s aka Scorn’s review here. Synopsis: There comes a time in a lady’s life… Widowed Anna Wren is having a wretched day. After an arrogant … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Moonglow (Darkest London #2) by Kristen Callihan

Synopsis: Once the seeds of desire are sown . . . Finally free of her suffocating marriage, widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace the pleasures of life that have long been denied her. Yet her new-found freedom is … Continue reading

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