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Shygirl: Reading After Midnight

I will read anything I can get my hands on. Seriously.

 Most books I read are reviewed for Harlequin Junkie, but I'll have an occasional independent or author requested review that I'll post.

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Laura Bickle
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Forbidden Love and Deception Dominate This Twisted Tale

The Bourbon Thief - Tiffany Reisz

“I’m a Kentucky girl,” she said with a graceful shrug. “And bourbon’s like the truth, you know.”
“How’s that?”
“The first taste burns, but once you get used to it, it’s the only thing you want in your mouth.”

 

The Bourbon Thief was a breathtakingly captivating tale that spanned generations. Filled with deception, murder, forbidden love and a mystery that took the entire book to unravel, this story absolutely consumed me.

 

I’ll admit I’m a huge fan of Tiffany Reisz’s Original Sinners series. There were so many twists and turns, so many strong characters, and so much emotional entanglement between them all that I couldn’t get enough. And quite honestly, The Bourbon Thief had those same qualities but in a standalone novel instead of being spread out over the course of several installments. The storytelling itself was the most impressive element for me here.

 

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