The Sheikh’s Secret Babies, Lynne Graham

The Sheikh’s Secret Babies, Lynne Graham
Genre: Romance,
Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews
I’ve read some of Lynne’s novels before and enjoyed them. This one though – well, it was well written, but didn’t quite make it for me. I love strong reads, romance with an edge, fantasy and paranormal, stories that grip me, and leave me hanging on every word. Sometimes though I just want a book to relax with, nothing too heavy, something easy to read and that’s when I turn to ones like this. Sadly though it was a little too easy to read, I didn’t really feel the anguish I’d hoped, the regrets and the angst over what both of them saw as the others betrayal. The change around in views came over far too quickly, and they were able to set things aside so easily. I’d hoped for more prolonged bitterness, maybe some jealous would-be Queens, who’d make life difficult for Chrissie; for her to hold out more regrets and anger at how she was treated, but it seemed to get brushed away easily.
I’d have liked to have seen more too of the settings, the palace and the people, though visiting in the “tent” ( true Glamping) was excellent and made that part feel real. When I’m reading a book set in such a distant place and surroundings, so different from what I’m used to I want to read vivid descriptions, so that I can feel I’m there with them. It just didn’t work here. It wasn’t a bad book, was a fun read but sadly a forgettable one, and not one to read over.
Stars: Three, an OK read
ARC provided by Netgalley and publishers

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I'm an avid reader, love my kindle and I have my head in a novel for hours daily : ) Mum used to say I'd read toilet paper if it was printed- it wasn't, so i had to contend myself with the back and sides of the cereal packets. I've always Needed to read and we had few books when i was a child hence my penchant for reading anything including adverts then... I review mainly contemporary, erotic and paranormal romance books though dystopian and urban fantasy also appeal. I'm currently rated around the 300 mark on amazon.co.uk for my reviews. I try to keep them structured and to say what I do and don't like about a book so other readers can use my review as a guide to whether they may enjoy the book.

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