Talk Sweetly to Me
Publish date: 2014
Publisher: Courtney Milan
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Short Stories
, Interracial Romance
Talk Sweetly to Me by Courtney Milan Brothers Sinister #4.5 (novella) Nobody knows who Miss Rose Sweetly is, and she prefers it that way. She's a shy, mathematically-minded shopkeeper's daughter who dreams of the stars. Women like her only ever come to attention through scandal. She'll take o...
This is the last installment in the Brothers Sinister series, and like the other shorter works, suffers from being too short. Great characters and great dialog, but I wanted so much more. Also, if you love a bad math joke, this is the romance short story for you.
Charming story with bonus mathematics
Cute and sweet, with an added layer of seriousness thanks to the topic of race and racial inequality. Wonderful characters, great story, good pacing. A good coda to the Brothers Sinister series, even if the original "brothers sinister" didn't even make an appearance.
I wanted more. That's my big issue with this novella. I wanted more information on Rose's background. I wanted appearances by the other Brothers Sinister. This book didn't feel part of that universe at all. That said, I enjoyed Milan touching about race relations in the 1800s and throwing some mathe...