The romance aspect

Discuss the October 2016 Book of the Month, Unspeakable Acts by Janet Leigh Green.
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Re: The romance aspect

Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 17 Oct 2016, 12:00

The whole romance thing was pretty in your face. Sometimes it felt as though the plot took a bit of a backseat while we waited for some more romance to happen. I like romance in a story, but i think it is possible to be overdone.
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Post by Megwe85 » 19 Oct 2016, 03:15

I felt that the romance between Doug and Charlie was rushed and unnecessary. She didn't NEED a love interest, and I don't think it added to the story. On the other hand, I did think the relationship between Sheila and Scott made a lot of sense. Their relationship was affected by Sheila's abilities and it also created a genuine avenue for telling the reader about her character's history.

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Post by Silvermoon » 20 Dec 2016, 15:10

I thought the love interest enhanced the story. It gave it balance; good versus evil, and hope of a future after a storm.

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Post by Naval Aulakh » 09 Jul 2017, 03:58

The romance between the characters has given a new angle to the story. Without romance this novel would not have made it to a good one.
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Post by gaporter » 15 Jul 2017, 09:06

I didn't like the romance in the book. I agree that Charlie and Doug fell in love extremely fast and seemingly for no reason. It reminded me of a high school fling. In fact, I thought a lot of the characters interactions seemed immature or unrealistic, like how teenagers might act. It was disappointing, because I generally enjoy paranormal/supernatural romance stories.

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