Thursday, July 9, 2015

Book Review ~ "In Love and War: A Collection of Love Stories" by Carla Kelly

In Love and War: A Collection of Love Stories by Carla Kelly
My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Source; Purchased by Me
Genre: Regency Romance

Book Description:  Beloved romance writer Carla Kelly shares a treasured collection of wonderfully written stories of dashing war heroes and the sassy heroines who can t help falling for them. From daring sea captains to genteel lords, there's a little something for every heart s fancy. Readers everywhere will adore these four regency romances---now available together for the first time in a must-have paperback! Also offered in e-Book format.

My thoughts: Carla Kelly is one of my go-to author's whenever I want a clean and fun romance to read. She sets up great characters in a historical setting that I can relate to.

This book is made up of four short stories. There isn't a lot of time for the characters to get to know each other, the relationships are pretty much insta-love. It didn't bother me too much, the characters are all a little older and the men are all veterans of war. The time is set during the Regency Era.

I liked that the social background of the characters are varied. While each story is set during the same time period, they all have a different feeling to them. Most of this can be attributed to the fact that there are members of the ton as well as commoners as main characters.

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