Saturday, January 7, 2012

To Taste the Wine by Fern Michaels



http://fernmichaels.com/ 

My Rating: Two Stars

I read it because it was reported to be the story of a woman who throws caution to the wind and moves to the Australian wine country. And while that holds true it just wasn't what I was hoping for. Other than dust and drought conditions, not many elements of adjusting to Australia and the conditions there were included.

If you are a fan of bodice-rippers with heroines who like being sexually dominated this may be the novel of your dreams. It wasn't mine.

It is a smutty, trashy romance in the best possible connotations of the genre. My only complaint - if that were the type of book I were going for - would be that the ending is quite abrupt and leaves the reader with questions.

While it did contain all the necessary elements of a great trashy romance, that just wasn't what I was looking for. My score reflects less on the novel and more on my mood.

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