Storm Over Mandargi by Margaret Way

Australian-set romance between 22-year-old Toni and (older, but not specified) Damon Nyland, who owns the ranch Toni’s brother manages, among other assets. He lives elsewhere in some horrendous-sounding country McMansion. Toni is rude, immature, angry, stroppy – for no apparent reason at all. I could barely get past her first interaction with Damon who has […]

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Storm in Paradise by Judith Worthy

Who the hell wears tights on the Great Barrier Reef? The temperature never falls below 23c/74F even in midwinter. We have here an Australian Mills & Boon “Medical Romance” where the heroine, Nicole Gardiner, in her silky “bare leg” tights, is a nurse on a resort island and the hero, Dr Sloan Reilly, is a […]

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Dangerous Enchantment by Anne Mather

Possibly the most outrageously hideous outfit ever is to be found in Dangerous Enchantment (1969): She had dressed with care in a new Crimplene two-piece of a delicious shade of salmon pink. The flared skirt was calf-length while the short jacket was double-breasted and scalloped on the neckline. With it she wore her double string […]

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