Publish date: August 1st 1998
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Gosh, I really wanted to like this book more than I did. It pretty much is a story of a spoiled girl who falls for the farmer. There's some small space travel thrown in to make it sci-fi but it's pretty much a western romance. I kept waiting for this book to just grab me but it didn't - just kind of...
I really liked this one, which was scifi with a western feel. That sounds like Firefly, but it’s entirely different–not cowboys on spaceships but homesteaders on another world. Plus, I liked the romance, so that helped.
This is one of those books that I reread when I need something familiar and satisfying. I don't think it's Connie Willis's best, but sometimes I really do want to read a romance, and when I do I want one that's not quite formula but still light and a little predictable.
This is only science fiction by courtesy. Its a reasonably charming if somewhat predictable frontier romance, with some science fictional set dressing. But its only set dressing. There's no reason that this story has to be set in the future or on another planet, nothing about it requires that. I...
Although I love nearly all of Connie Willis' books, I hadn't been that impressed by the other two I've read which she wrote in collaboration with Cynthia Felice: "Light Raid," which was entertaining enough, but not exceptional, and "Water Witch," which was too much of a romance novel for my taste. "...
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