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This book is an anthology of stories about the infamous Winston brothers of Thomasville, Kentucky. Renowned and adored, three of the four brothers fall prey to love in this book. Cole, the oldest has decided it's time to move on with his life after spending much of his youth raising his brothers following a deadly accident that killed their parents. Chase is caught by surprise when he finds he can read Allison's mind. Then he goes to her house and discovers even stranger things are going on. Finally, Mack, the youngest, stumbles across a woman he'd had a serious thing for in college. This time around he doesn't intend to give up on her.
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The review of this Book prepared by Sarrah

Jove, Dec 2001, 304 pp.
ISBN 0515131733

    This book is a reprint of three stories starring the Winston Brothers that were included in other anthologies.
   “Tangled Sheets”. This tale introduces the siblings, but predominantly stars the oldest Cole, who suffers from unrequited love for Sophie Sheridan, who comes into his establishment almost every day for hot chocolate and whipped cream. Sophie loves Cole too, but the reticent woman cannot send him any signals. In desperation, she creates an outgoing fictitious twin Shelly to enable her to communicate with her beloved, but all this does is bewilder Cole who already loves Sophie.

    Tangled Dreams. Allison Barrow seeks hidden treasure in her house populated by caring ancestral ghosts, Rose and Barrow. She turns to one of the Winston brothers, Chase, for help because he can read her mind. However, her brain is so triple XXX rated about him that cold showers cannot aid Chase. With the help of matchmaking ghosts, they fall in love.

    Tangled Images. His family asks Mack Winston to pose in a male lingerie catalog, which the schoolteacher reluctantly agrees to do. At the studio, the photographer turns out to be Jessica Wells, a woman he salivated over in college though she is several years older than him. Mack has to prove to Jessica that he can have a good time but also understands responsibility, something her spouse ignored. He needs to prove he can be all things to her if she gives him a chance.

    The Winston Brothers are three hunks and along with their respective beloved soul mates make for quite an engaging anthology. Fans who have read these stories in other books or for the first time will relish Lori Foster's ability to turn up the heat.

Harriet Klausner

The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Seduction/coercion/force    -   Yes Making a living subplot    -   Yes Making a living:    -   office romance among coworkers Matchmake, (will/family)    -   Yes Matchmaker...    -   matchmake by ghost

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   arrogant    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   mature

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   a better lover    -   blissful    -   scared Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   70%    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   many multiple characters How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   5-9 sex acts

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