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Monday, May 2, 2011

It Happened One Season Review

IT HAPPENED ONE SEASON
Author(s): Stephanie Laurens
Mary Balogh
Jacquie D'Alessandro
Candice Hern
Source: Publisher

*I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*

Mass Market Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Avon (March 29, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780061993374
ISBN-13: 978-0061993374
ASIN: 0061993379

SUMMARY:


We asked our readers what story they would most like to see from four bestselling authors. They responded . . .

A handsome hero returns from war, battle-scarred and world-weary. But family duty calls and he must find a bride.

A young lady facing yet another season without a suitor never expects to find herself the object of his affections.

It Happened One Season

Four amazing talents

Stephanie Laurens
Mary Balogh
Jacquie D'Alessandro
and
Candice Hern

have come together to create one of the most unforgettable events of the year. The results are spectacular—each story is as unique as a lover's first kiss.


MY THOUGHTS:

Have you ever read a book and wondered what would have happened if the story had went a different way?  Well in this story, there are four authors telling different takes on a certain storyline.  Basically, you get four different reads in one book!


I really enjoyed this book.  I liked how each author brought something different to the story.  Each one of them had their own writing style while using the same basis of a plot.  What made it even more enjoyable was the fact that I found myself excited to be reading a Historical Romance!  I have been trying to enjoy this genre and it has been a hit and miss for me.  I will say though that this book was a hit!


Each story flowed nicely and each one was amazing as a stand alone.  I was able to finish one story and continue on shortly after into the next one without any hitches.  I will also mention that while I enjoyed the book as a whole, the last story by Candice Hern was my least favorite of the bunch. It was a little slow going, but it still wasn't that bad.


If you are looking for something unique, then I say pick up this book.  If you are a fan of Historical Romance, or just wanting to try it for the first time, this would be perfect!  You get to read 4 different stories by 4 different authors of this genre in one book!


MY RATING:



Very Good! I would recommend this book! 4 STARS

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