The Highwayman Book Review

My content warnings:

  • Hospital scenes/hospitalization
  • Cheating 

My biases:

  • Can’t stand overt, blatant, and obvious rudeness

The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne 

#1 in Victorian 

Read: November 4, 2021

Star Rating (of 5): ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 but ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ on Goodreads
  • Complete story arc
  • Likeable characters

Enjoyment πŸ€—: πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

  • Young love πŸ˜πŸ˜‡

Heat πŸ”₯ : πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  • Intimacy has a lot of meaning for him

Intensity (1 to 100): 70%

  • Nothing too out there

Predictable? (Predictability): N

Content warnings: Rape, Death of a loved πŸ₯° one, Imprisonment

Prevalent Tropes: Second chance, secret identity, Highlander, anti-hero, class difference

Tropes I like! 😍

  1. Caregiving/sick bed
  2. Fake Dating 
  3. Friends to lovers
  4. Found family
  5. Single parent
  6. Bodyguard 
  7. Marriage of convenience 
  8. Disability rep
  9. Forced proximity 
  10. Wallflower 
  11. Bookish heroine
  12. Only 1 bed πŸ›
  13. Teaching 🏫 
  14. Road trip Romance 

How it’s used…

He’s a criminal, she’s ton 🀫 

Smutty times πŸ˜‹:

  • 14: Wedding night 😏 
  • 19: Reveal 😱
  • 24: Touching 😏 

3-word Summary: Touched with love

Representation: Prisoner POV

POV: 3rd person dual

Thoughts πŸ’­:

  • Secrets 🀫

More but I forgot πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Movie/show rec: πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Published by Listen with Precious

Filipino-American πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Stroke survivor πŸ‘πŸ½ @preciousmoments1128 UC Berkeley alum UNH alum RN @preciousmoments1128 ❀️ HR 🎧 audio listener! πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦½

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