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Love Touched Hearts By Richmond, Thorne, Keats, Healey, Austen

 

A Regency Romance Valentine’s Day Collection

Regency Romance Collections Book 2

Love Touched Hearts
Love Touched Hearts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love Touched Hearts, a 5 books/novellas collection from various authors; I chose to review the contribution by Isabella Thorne.

 

STORY-LINE LOVE TOUCHED HEARTS, VALENTINE’S DUEL BY ISABELLA THORNE:

In Love Touched Hearts containing Valentine’s Duel by author Isabella Thorne, the reader finds Miss Mary Highland and her family.  Mary’s tanned skin color and dark hair, far different from her sisters fair skin and blonde hair, sets her apart.  Mary’s in love with her brother’s best friend, Captain Vincent Darten.  Just back from the war, he cut a large swathe through society.  Never mind the fact he’s engaged to another, Mary’s heart belongs to Darten.

Helen, her bluestocking sister, dropped a valentine, which Mary picked up and threw in a drawer long with the accompanying note/poem containing strange numbers.  Why would Helen receive this strange lace valentine? Then of all things, Darten kissed Mary.  Still on a high from his kiss, her father tells Mary, she’s to wed the Baron of Millersmit.  What did it all mean?  How could she marry another when she loved Darten?  What was Helen hiding?  A lot’s happening in this household.  My romance review of Love Touched Hearts, Valentine Duel follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

In Love Touched Heart, Valentine Duel, Thorne crafted a Regency romance with many threads.  Bringing all the threads together to a successful conclusion, the reader closes the book satisfied.  Presenting Helen as the bluestocking of the family, Thorne

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The Executrix By Courtney Pierce

 

Three SistersFinal EXECUTRIX Book Cover

Mystery, Laughter, and Snarkiness

Tragedy

Family Dynamics

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It Is A Winner! 5 Stars

 

STORY LINE:

Olivia Novak’s life was perfect;  a successful romance author, a loving husband, a beautiful home.  Yes, Olivia’s life was perfect until the day her husband was killed in a hit and run auto accident.  Her obsession in finding the driver has over-shadowed her life. Her career is going strong but she is dissatisfied;  she wants to write a serious novel, one her mother would appreciate.

 

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