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Released: January 30, 2017
“My Romance Curse is funny, light, and entertaining, proving that she can really write anything!”
~ Under the Covers
In My Romance Curse, Cari Silverwood, writing as Wren Tirrell, takes on the completely new genre of romantic comedy. It’s set in sunny, beachy Australia, where Amy has quite the dilemma. Her boyfriends keep dying on her. She’s now sure that she’s stuck with the curse forever. When a sexy Viking-esque scientist name Lukas rescues her bike, Marge, from a spill in the ocean, the chemistry is undeniable. His pursuit is relentless. He doesn’t believe in curses and is set to prove her wrong.
I must hand it to Cari Silverwood. While dark erotica is what she’s known for, she went out on a limb here and gave us something very unique. I can’t say that I’ve read a romance set in Australia and I loved the authenticity of the writing and the small bits of local lingo interspersed. I also liked the beachy atmosphere since I’m stuck in the dead of winter. Cari Silverwood always has a quirkiness to her writing and that shines through here as well. Think a zombie movie production, hysterical dialog and antics, and some things I won’t even mention, to avoid a spoiler. My first thought upon finishing was that it’s perfectly suited to be adapted to film, because it reads just like the classic romantic comedies we would see on screen. If you love those, this would be a perfect story to pick up. It has the perfect setting, the perfect handsome and flirty lead, and the somewhat clumsy, but adorable object of his affection in Amy. With a shocker or two and some completely unpredictable twists. While I will always see Cari as a dark erotica writer, none of her works there would be suitable for film adaptation (yikes!). My Romance Curse is funny, light, and entertaining, proving that she can really write anything!
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