Reviewed by -- Jacqueline Driggers
Book Review of --
A Touch of Passion (boxed set romance bundle) by Uvi Poznansky (Author), Mimi Barbour (Author), Elizabeth Marx (Author), Tamara Ferguson (Author), Regina Puckett (Author), B. J. Robinson (Author), Laura Taylor (Author), Suzanne Jenkins (Author), Cynthia Woolf (Author), Lisa Gillis (Author), Traci Hall (Author), Donna Fasano (Author)
Overall star rating --- 4
About the book:
Lose yourself in a touch of passion. Whether it’s the beauty in a song or the magic of a kiss, the agony of heartbreak or the hunger of yearning, explore ecstasy and desire in these captivating full-length, award winning novels. Written by eight bestselling, USA Today and NY Times authors, this boxed set has it all: Historical Romance, Contemporary Romance, New Adult Romance, Victorian Romance, Western Romance, Romantic Suspense, Wounded Warrior Romance, Military Romance, and Literary Fiction. These sensual tales of love with a strong female lead will leave you with a smile on your lips and music in your heart.
The Music of Us by Uvi Poznansky (Bestselling Author)
Lenny goes as far back as the moment he met Natasha during WWII, when he was a soldier and she—a star. Natasha was a riddle to him then, and with all the changes she has gone through, she still is.
Love Me Tender by Mimi Barbour (NY Times and USA Today Bestselling Author)
How could Anne return to Texas knowing that her son would be meeting a father who didn't know he existed? And how could she go back to face the only man she'd ever truly loved?
That Unforgettable Kiss by Tamara Ferguson (Top-10 Bestselling Author, Romance Reviews Readers' Choice Award Winner-New Adult)
Since Kate Callahan will be running the family construction business someday, she doesn’t have time for love. Until fate steps in by way of an unforgettable kiss from architectural intern Michael Murphy.
Concealed in My Heart by Regina Puckett (Bestselling Author, Readers' Favorite Book Award Winner)
Charity Fields is married to her childhood sweetheart and has the job of her dreams—until a terrible lie and a heartbreaking betrayal turns her life upside down.
Perfect for Him by Suzanne Jenkins (Bestselling Author)
As they danced, Jason whispered words of love to Harley, while her oncologist’s terrifying diagnosis kept ricocheting in her skull. To ensure he’d be okay after she was gone, Harley would take matters of love into her own hands.
Nellie by Cynthia Woolf (Bestselling Author)
Saloon owner Blake Malone is a bachelor and likes it that way. Nellie Wallace, a widow, needs a husband but never expected a man like him. Can Nellie and Blake make a marriage out of mutual need, without love being involved?
Ambrosia by the Sea by Traci Hall (USA Today Bestselling Author)
After a bitter betrayal by her late husband, self-taught chef Celia Langdon moved to the sea, where dive shop owner Dax Smith dared her to heal from the heart.
The Single Daddy Club: Derrick by Donna Fasano (USA Today Bestselling Author)
Ex-military man Derrick is solitary and satisfied—until Timmy’s dropped into his lap and Derrick must become a daddy. Fate has denied Anna a family of her own, but she has plenty of love to give, if only someone would notice.
Book creation ratings -- Max. total of 30 possible --
Overall total, out of 30 -- 27
-- Story & characters -- 8
-- Cover & title -- 9
-- Editing & formatting -- 10
* based on a 1-10 scale with: 1-4, poor; 5-7, good; 8-10, very good.*
The review --
Favorite books in the set:
Love Me Tender by Mimi Barbour
That Unforgettable Kiss by Tamara Ferguson
Nellie by Cynthia Woolf
This is a very good romance box set, as there is bound to be something in there that most everyone will love, and several that you will like. I know I had my favorites, and they're listed above. But overall, it is a very well put together box set that I would gladly recommend. The great thing about box sets is it gives you a chance to get to know some new-to-you writers and check out their work. This set is no exception, as they have a great collection of writers here for your reading pleasure.
Genre -- romance
Age recommendations -- 17 plus
Sex content rating -- varies
Violence rating -- varies, mild to moderate
Links for the book:
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