Review: Heir Apparent by Tere Michaels

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Review: Heir Apparent by Tere Michaels
The Heir Apparent

3.5 Stars


Book Info

Released: Feb 28, 2013
Pages: 166

 

 

 

Always free-flowing and engaging, Michaels’ writing never fails to lure me in. ~ Under the Covers

Tere Michaels is one of those authors whose new work I pick up without even learning of what it’s about. I adore Michaels’s writing and can’t ever seem to pass up on any of the books. HEIR APPARENT caught my interest because of the amazingly sexy cover. It’s gorgeous!

But perhaps another great thing about this book is Michaels writing. Always free-flowing and engaging, Michaels’ writing never fails to lure me in. In this book, Michaels tells the story of a wealthy businessman named Henry Walker, who is the heir to a big company and his childhood friend/driver/lover named Archie Banks.

Because Archie is employed by Henry and his family, they must keep their relationship a big secret. But with Archie almost finished with school, the possibility of Archie leaving for greener pastures seems like a threat to Henry and their affair.

Michaels builds a strong romance for Archie and Henry. There’s even some hot sex as well, which is a bonus since Michaels tends to go for sweet rather than sexy. The great amount of emotion regarding their relationship and events that happen in this book makes this novella engaging and poignant. The kidnapping scene gives readers an extra taste of action that I thought propelled this story further.

However, the mystery of the whodunit seemed a little too obvious from the beginning and the characters still seemed oblivious to it. I think the author may have planted clues with a heavy hand. Mystery is tough to do because you require that balance – Leave enough clues to keep readers guessing, but not enough to make it seem obvious. Despite the obvious mystery, Michaels pens a great romance that I think readers will enjoy.

*ARC provided by publisher

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About Tere Michaels

This bio would be more interesting if I could fictionalize it...

I am an East Coast girl (Metro NYC to be exact), born and bred and with some slight princess traits. For example, "camping" is staying in a hotel without a pool.

Writing has always been my dream, my goal, the way my brain and my heart found a happy place. When I was five my mom got me a subscription to a Disney magazine and precocious early reader that I was, I immediately caught on to the fact that someone, indeed, WROTE these stories. That it was a real profession and from then I was locked in to what I wanted to do.

Of course it took me til just past my fortieth birthday to fully succeed by having my first novel, "Faith & Fidelity" published, but I've been writing for decades and whether or not I made a dime, it was always my "must do" thing.

In the meantime I've freelanced, worked in offices, managed a bookstore, lived in LA, starved and prospered and became a married mom in the 'burbs.

Right now my wonderful husband and my darling son and I live in a cute house in the NJ suburbs; we share our abode with three cats, a hamster and approximately 100 fish (warning: when the pet store says "they're all male!" don't believe them). Life is good and I am beyond grateful to my family and friends and fans who've brought me to this point.

I love to talk to people about writing and books and my book(s) so feel free to drop a line at teremichaelsblog @ gmail.com

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Sophia Rose

Coincidentally, I saw this when I was browsing at an on-line shop yesterday and thought it sounded good. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

Lori Meehan

Thanks for the review.

Maria D.

Thank for the spotlight and review – have not heard of this book before

Timitra

Thanks for the review Ann!