As You Wish

Pub Date   |   Archive Date 11 Sep 2017

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Not a Raging Feminist Honestly, I'm tired of PC crap. I don't know when we started censoring ourselves as a society and called it the right thing to do, but ... what? I can see other reviewers' points about some subliminal misogyny, but I really wasn't bothered by it. I don't read m/m romance for the freaking women forfuckssakes. Nor do I expect every book I read to stroke my gender-ego. How dumb. Granted there's a time and a place for everything, but we're talking about fiction here folks, not a Presidential Speech. If an author can't explore their own values, beliefs, and yes, biases through written expression, then what's the point? People aren't allowed to feel how they feel...

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2,5 stars. Declan and Samuel meet on a plane to Scotland, and neither is too impressed with the other. Little do they know that they already know each other. They have been emailing back and forth for about a year planning their best man duties for the wedding between Sam's sister and Declan's brother. The two spend a week in a fairytale castle by Loch Ness, and their attraction to each other sizzles even though Declan has never found another man attractive. I found Declan delightful and his accent was great. Sam didn't really do anything for me - I feel that so much was set up with his personality, but there was no real follow-through (at least not in this installment). The story...

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This was my first Isobel Starling Book. I loved the Main Characters. Their chemistry was amazing and the sex scenes were off the charts. My problem was with the writing. I loved how the story was developing. But it was difficult to keep up with the writing style where the author jumped through different POVs within a single chapter. I wish the transition of the different POVs was a bit more clear. The story was fast paced as well as slow paced. Fast paced in the sense that the romance between the characters developed pretty rapidly considering one of the characters was straight, Slow paced in the sense that even after 60% of the book, the story had not progressed beyond sleeping...

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I enjoyed this. it was fun and sexy with a bit of mystery. And in Scotland? Sign my up! If you would also like you're romance set in Scotland, I would recommend giving this a look.
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The premise for this book is interesting. The dialogue was a style that I had difficulty connection with. The characters were engaging and the author used descriptions well. It was an ok read just difficult for me to connect to the authors style.
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Not reading this book in inconceivable!!!! I personally really like Highland historical romance and while this book does not fit that genre it still hade the magic and vibe of it, in the setting of the Scottish castle on the shores of Loch Ness. Did I mention the kilts? There are KILTS! Sexy, mouthwatering men in kilts- say no more, I am sold on this book already! When Sam and Declan find they have something in common, it was a running gag in the book and an emotional bond between them. I will not tell what it is so I will not spoil it for anyone but it was sweet, and funny and fit every part of the story beautifully(hint is in the title of my review and the name of the book). This was...

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3,5 stars A story with many faces. It starts with Declan and Sam as two best men. They never met before and email was their only contact and they like each other very much. But when they meet they both don't know who the other is. And their first contact isn't going well. Declan is older and straight (his words) Sam the younger one and gay, both strong and demanding. After they know who they are it's getting better and better. When they start kissing and spending all the time they have together it's getting steamy. They have, besides many sexual interactions a lot of fun together they fit like gloves. Than Sam has to go and promise to return. Declan is determined to wait. A lot...

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3 Stars Sam and Declan are co-best-men for the wedding where Sam's sister will marry Declan's brother. They've never met in person, but have been communicating via email for some time about their best-man duties. Once they finally come face to face, they get off on the wrong foot, or rather, Declan is a complete asshat. Declan has always considered himself straight, but something about the younger man calls to him and he finds himself not only drawn to Sam, but very attracted to him. The more time Declan and Sam spend together the stronger their feelings for one another become, but what happens when the week long wedding festivities end. This was just an okay read. I'll be frank...

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The story of Declan and Sam was a sweet one to be sure. It was a story about two people who just "knew" it was right and didn't deny any of it. It was refreshing to see. I really liked both MC's here. They were quite different men, but were oh so perfect together. And, being of Scottish descent myself, I really, really ,really enjoyed the setting and of course, the Kilts. :) The only reason that I gave this book 3 stars instead of 4 is because the dialog/writing seemed a bit off once in a while. And the POV changed mid-paragraph. That made it very hard to follow what was going on and who was thinking/doing/saying what. Over all this was a really good, sweet, romantic story. I...

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I was excited to read this book because the blurb seemed great and this is a new author for me so I was excited to read how the story would turn out. Unfortunately, this one didn't work out for me. I was so annoyed with the usage of the characters names. I mean really. I believe Sam's name was used 15 times within the first few pages and then when the story changed to Declan's view of things it was no different. I actually got tired of their names. Also, there was entirely too much detail in this story, which made the story drag. I never thought a story could have too much detail but this one proved me wrong. I felt no real chemistry between the characters and what I did read between them...

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As you wish by Isobel Starling was a sexy & fun read. I knew Declan was a womanizer, but he would soon find his way to love. Little did he know that the hot chemistry he was going to find was with another man, Sam. These two have been emailing back and forth about their siblings wedding. I thought that these two had a great connection from the get go. I would have thought that Declan would have had a harder time accepting that he was in lust with Sam. Not really a problem for him. He embraced it. Little did he know he may have to work for it if he wants to keep Sam in his life. I can really see Sam's father being a problem for these two. But when these two are together, the sexy scenes...

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3.5* I loved the setting of where this book took place and I also loved the Scottish accent. Declan and Sam meet over email when they are both given the job as co-best man for Declan's brother and Sam's sister's wedding. They get on well over emails but their first encounter doesn't go so smooth. Things are a bit awkward at the beginning but soon they tied to the hip and sometimes tied up in bed. *wink* The men become very close and share a lot of intimate time with each other barely leaving their rooms unless necessary. But I didn't mind because it wasn't all sexy times. I enjoyed their love of the same movie and their banter. They were sweet and playful. Although Declan has...

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I liked it well enough to give it 3,5 stars. I would like it better,if not on every page the age-difference. plays up.it is not so big.so what is the big deal with that. its annoying.also the many p.o.v. a bit much. but it is a nice,fun read,with a little to no angst. some wedding drama.but not much. just a nice story,no solid h.e.a.but a nice h.f.n
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