Book Review: Parlor Games Anthology – Border Lord by Julia Templeton

August 25, 2014 "Steamy" Romance, 2.5 stars, 2014 Read & Review, 2014 Reading Challenge - Review, Anthology, Book Review, damsel in distress, ebook, Enemies/Frienemies to Lovers, fantasy romance, Historical, Insta-love, insta-lust, novella, Romance, Scribd, time travel 0 ★★½

Book Review: Parlor Games Anthology – Border Lord by Julia Templeton two-half-stars
Border Lord by Julia Templeton
Genres: Erotic, Historical, Romance
Format: eBook
Do you dare open the door and enter a place like no other?

In these three historical tales of sensual awakening, nothing that stimulates and titillates is taboo, ecstasy comes in many sizes, and pleasure is its own reward . . . a world of seduction and sensation, where inhibitions are unlaced and desires long corseted are gloriously freed. . . .

Border Lord - Julia Templeton

Fleeing an unfaithful fiancé, a nubile young lovely finds herself the prisoner of a lustful Scottish laird and must bow to his every erotic whim.

 
Parlor Games is the third book I’ve read using my Scribd trial. Scribd introduced me to Jess Michaels via the book Everything Forbidden – and suggested this title since I read Everything Forbidden. As of today this book is on sale at Kobo for $9.99.

Border Lord reminds me a lot of the book Warlord by Jaid Black. Both stories are situated in Scotland and both books contain unsuspecting time traveling heroines from the future. Strangely enough, I find that I prefer Warlord to Border Lord even though Warlord is much older and is a little more corny. There’s another time-traveling Scottish Lord story I read that was similar to this one as well but I can’t remember the title. That one also starred a cheating fiance, IIRC.

With that being said….there’s not a lot to Border Lord. It’s ok. It’s entertaining-ish. I enjoyed it for the most part but since I’ve read better with this same set up…I wasn’t as impressed as I expected to be. Border Lord is short and to the point without much more to recommend it.

2.5 Stars

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