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Book Review of Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
Author: Hannah Howell
Genre: Romance
Book Type: Paperback
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Not bad.
This is my second Hannah Howell book and this was much better than the first (Only For You). However it was also remarkably similar to that book. The story had much the same basic premise, with a woman marrying a man she doesn't really know, there's a bad guy who wants to kill the hero, she eventually gets pregnant, winds up caught by villain, hero saves the day, yada yada yada.

What I liked about this book is that the hero is a big, unremarkable-looking, red-haired man with freckles. The emotional angst in the story is that he believes he is ugly and doesn't deserve someone beautiful, doesn't trust that someone beautiful can really love him. It is an unusual storyline, that of a man who is insecure about his appearance. The heroine, someone very beautiful who has spent a lifetime of people fawning over her looks and is unmoved by appearance. She finds certain features beautiful and she finds their spirit beautiful. They are well matched.

3 Stars