After reading the first story in Ruby Dixon’s Ice Planet Barbarian series, I was really looking forward to the second book. There’s a continuing arc in this series and although you might enjoy reading book 2 and not book 1, I think your enjoyment and appreciation of the erotic elements will be enhanced if you read book 1 first.
I’ll be upfront and say that I didn’t like this one. The dislike had absolutely nothing to do with the writing, because that was just as good as the first story. I couldn’t stand the heroine, Liz. She was completely unlikeable to me. She was just as snarky and just as b*tichy in book 1, but there, it was in short bits and therefore tolerable. I was hoping she would have undergone a personality check considering she’s now dependent on someone else for her survival and would somehow be grateful for that; while I waited, it was really painful by the way, there were moments of redemption, so there’s that. Still didn’t make me like her, though. [Read more…]