Tag Archives: Karen Scott

Rabble-rousing elsewhere at the moment (another EC v DA tangent)

15 Oct

Ellora's Cave sues Dear AuthorAs some of you may remember, long ago, when I first started blogging, it was as a reviewer at Karen Scott’s blog. Little by little, things evolved–or devolved, depending on your point of view–to where I was writing at least as many opinion pieces as reviews.

Then things happened, life got in the way, and I pretty much dropped off the face of the intrawebz. When I was ready to come back, I didn’t quite felt comfortable hogging her blog, among other reasons because I was planning on doing a lot more “I have made this” posts. (Ah, plans, those quaint, oft forgotten things)

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Son of the Morning, by Linda Howard

3 Jan

Son of the MorningSon of the Morning, by Linda Howard

Another blast from the past, this classic was published in 1997, and has since polarized romance readers. A mix of romance, suspense and time travel, it boasts one of the most compelling heroines I’ve read. Grace St John’s journey from sheltered academic to self-reliant avenger is wonderful to witness. As Karen Scott has said, Grace is both heroine and hero for a really good chunk of the novel, and while this is one of the best things of the book for me, many a rabid erm, devoted romance reader find it most objectionable that Grace and Niall do not meet for a good two thirds of the story. If this sort of thing seriously bothers you, then frankly, this is not the book for you.

But I’m getting a bit ahead of myself. First, the back cover blurb (and I do believe this is the original paperback edition, by the by):
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