Saturday, 6 June 2009

Review – Diamond in The Rough – Diana Palmer






Back Of the Book


Sassy Peale is desperate to help her family, but her meager salary doesn't stretch far. Then she meets John Callister, and she thinks her new friend is an honest-to-God cowboy—rugged and trustworthy.

But John isn't a ranch hand, he's a millionaire from one of Montana's most powerful families! And when Sassy finds out who he really is, she's certain the arrogant millionaire is just playing with her. John has to convince Sassy that he's the man she first thought he was—a diamond in the rough.



I have been reading Ms. Palmers books since forever and to be honest she is an auto buy for me – I know her protags are so stereotypical and she more or less has a mould that she sticks to – but i can’t resist any book  that she write..

She has the whole testosterone alpha male character done to an art and while some times her female shows some sign of a fight, they are more or less the girly type who generally roll over and die type.

With DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH it is no different.

We are introduced to John Callister who has come to town to get an old derelict ranch up and running in order to tie in with the family business. There are two fly in the ointment of that simple plan. Firstly he has to more or less not reveal who he really is and secondly he has come up on a situation that feels right to demand his intervention – and intervene he does with the most surprising result.

Sassy is literally caught between a rock and a hard place and desperate with it, neither did she need what was happening in her life or want the interference that was happening – less it rock the stability that she had – as fragile as it was. However John Callister has no such qualms and set about to steam roll right over her – whether she likes it or not.

A quick read if i do say so – with the usual Palmer scenarios,these character were a little bit more developed than her usual protags –so you could identify with them on some level.

As i said before there is never any sort of pros or con’s to reading Ms. Palmers work – it just is.

As usual i await her next offering.


8 Speak To Me:

The_Book_Queen on 7 June 2009 at 05:30 said...

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Blodeuedd on 7 June 2009 at 12:02 said...

I do like stuff like this, no pros, no cons.
Just a quick easy read

Erotic Horizon on 7 June 2009 at 15:35 said...

Thank you Book Queen..

I will be over to collect..

Have a great week..


Erotic Horizon on 7 June 2009 at 15:36 said...


You so get what I mean - no issues with reading this one, it just is.


Lea on 7 June 2009 at 16:16 said...

Sounds like a good "painless" read EH...

As always, thank you for sharing your succinct thoughts.

My friend Blanche loves Diana Palmer and has blogged about her work on more than one occasion. :)


Erotic Horizon on 7 June 2009 at 17:37 said...

Hey Lea...

She is painless all right.. I really look forward to her releases..

Thanks for letting me know about Blanche..


Anonymous said...

This was one of my fav's.

Erotic Horizon on 9 June 2009 at 18:13 said...

Hey Book Junkie

My favourite is Carrerras Bride, Loved it..

Maggies Dad isn't bad either...

I'm glad you love this one...