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Book Review of Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, Bk 5)

Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, Bk 5)
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Can someone explain how a series as good as this with psychics, werewolves and sci-fi excitement carries porn worthy cheese covers like "Hostage to Pleasure"?


Whenever rating a book, one must take into consideration the genre and what the author is trying to accomplish. For example if it's light, humorous romance, how well did the author succeed in making us laugh while telling a good and believable story? In the genre of futuristic, paranormal romance, Nalini Singh comes as close to perfection in accomplishing her goals as any author I have read and this book is the perfect example. The story is intelligent, the world complex yet the characters very real and believable. The species each stay true to the nature given them while allowing for tremendous growth and plot twists. Singh also makes the romance emotionally rich as well as, deeply sensual. It is a totally, can't put down experience that is also intellectually satisfying.

* The 4.5 is for the cover alone, although, after reading, I realize the "Hostage" part probably relates to Dorian's cat being held hostage to his genetic discrepancy rather than to "pleasure" - quite a double entendre..

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