Flannery Rivers is content to let her sister, Harper, carry on the family dynasty - at the Rivers hospital where they both work and on the home front. Now that Harper is settled and soon to be happily married, Flannery can ease back into her life of casual flirtations and find all the excitement she needs in the ER. She's even got her next playmate all lined up, or so she thinks.
Abigail Remy is a city girl who accepts a position at the imperiled country hospital in the hope of finding a stable, safe community for her teenaged trans son. Unfortunately, when she arrives to work, she discovers the current ER chief is less than happy to be replaced by a fresh-out-of-residency newcomer. Add unexpected attraction to the incendiary mix of city and country, fire and ice, tradition and change - and the prescription is combustible.
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I cannot believe how much i laughed out loud while listening to this book. I loved every minute of it and cant wait for the next in this series. (not ready until Nov 2016 but it is coming!) Radclyffe has a special talent to make each series very different and to bring the characters each their own foibles, strengths and needs. I hope there is more coming with Blake and Maggie in future books for this series. Well worth my credit and i will read this many more times.
Abby Craden would have to be the best narrator i have heard and any book with her reading is a double bonus and worth buying for her alone. Her voice is clear with a gorgeous sultry edge when needed still keeping clear character definition.
"Another good one in the series."
I read most of the books I listen to so I knew the story was a good one. A few quirks but overall a good story about Flan River and continuation of Harper and Presley. Abby Craden always does an amazing job but I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed that Eva Kaminsly didnt do this one (she did the first one in the series). Worth the audio and the book.
"Cookie cutter story"
Radclyffe is a very talented writer. Her story ideas are quite creative, particularly her medical stories. But her stories are too short and uncomplicated for today's lesbian readers. Come on, gives us a little more than Harlequin.
It's a bit short compared to other Radclyffe books but I like it. it's really nice. I wouldn't read it again but it was a nice one read.
"An Insult To Sequels"
After listening to Against Doctors Orders I eagerly looked forward to this book. This was further reinforced by reading that this book focused on Flan. Flannery O'Connor Rivers is the second daughter as well as the second doctor in among the second generation of the family. In the initial Rivers Family Romance book she read like what she was supposed to be; a smart talking, sexually adventurous rebel and more than a little bit of a badass. In Prescription For Love she's lost her edge and has been homogenized and ironed down into a typical romance novel drama queen. Whatever individuality she possessed in the first book of the series was sacrificed in order to make her fit easily into the romance genre mold. My other complaint was Ida, the clan matriarch; she seemed to treat her offspring as if they were still small children, right down to instructing her 32 yr old doctor daughter to eat her vegetables whether she wanted to or not.
I loved Margey, the youngest Rivers daughter; her character was perhaps the only one better presented in the second novel than in the first; hopefully the third sister Carson will be more humanized if the series continues. Blake is also quite interesting and his friendship with Margey provides a good YA storyline.
Radclyffe is always worthy of a listen, even when she stumbles; I'm just upset, this book could have been so much better.
loved it to bits.. especially that fact she was raising a kid. Cradon did fantastic. love all her reading.
"Great love story"
Another bright writing by da great Radclyffe! She is a great writer and knows her medicine! I thoroughly enjoyed the book, the characters and the story line! Another great writing by the mistress of love!! You go Radclyffe !!
"ending could have been better"
felt the ending was rushed and could have been better. book overall was average started out good but to sudden of an ending
"Radclyffe does it again!"
Prescription For Love is the sequel to Against Doctor's Orders. I have to say, Prescription for Love is a good story, but personally I found it very predictable. Community doctor and heartbreaker Dr. Flannery Rivers is stunned when the hospital administration hires a new ER chief. Dr Abigail Remy fresh transplant from NYC has decided to look for a brand new start for her and her son Blake.
There is an instant connection between Flan and herself, but Abigail is looking for something way more serious, and Flan just offers a fling. So what will happen?
I think Flann and Abby are both strong and independent women who are the creators of their own destiny.
As the story gains momentum we are also given a glimpse into the friendship between two sub-characters Blake and Margie. Let's hope Radclyffe gives us another spin-off.
I salute Radclyffe for her fascinating depiction of Blake as a young teen in the beginning stages of gender transition.
This is a sweet story with some mild twists.
I would definitely read it, as you get an update on most of the characters from the previous story.
l recommend Prescription for Love, but I wish Radclyffe could've given us a few more chapters to cement Flann and Abby's relationship and given us more about Blake and Margie.
I love most Radclyffe books, but the ending was a disappointment on this one. The ending was rushed in one final chapter without any closure to the storyline around Blake's relationship with Marjorie or his surgery. There was lots of talk about Harpers wedding planning but that too was left open.
"Good read, i enjoyed it!!"
As usual, another great book from this author!! It was interesting to get to know the sister character and the way she worked and ticked. I was kind of taken aback by the speed in which the story unfolded. One minute th protagonists were off and then the next, they were completely on and professing their dying love for one another. Iguess i just missed the transition. Nonetheless, it was still a good read that i enjoyed. I dont think there's been a book from Radclyffe that i haven't enjoyed yet.
"Nice romance, and interesting settings characters"
The setting is the Rivers hospital, and the story follows on from "Against Doctor's Orders" and is the second book in the "Rivers Family Romance series". To me, Radclyffe in this novel is building up the setting, and additional characters, in the same manner as the Provincetown Tales series.
In this work I liked the setting and characters. The introduction of a transgender teen Blake and the difficulties she faces brought an additional dynamic to the story. The protective interaction between Blake and Harper adds to the story.
Abby Craden's performance is great! and she brings the different characters alive with her accents and multiple voices.
The story runs along traditional romance lines, but does have a great dramatic moment with a tornado. However, for me the interaction between Harper Rivers and Presley Worth could have developed at a slow pace and, despite the blurb for the novel, there is actually not a lot of conflict between them. I also felt the development of love between them happened very quickly, and more time was needed between these. As a series, I felt it could have been possible to defer the "I love you" moment to a later novel.
Don't get me wrong, it's good and definitely worth a listen, but my feeling is Radclyffe has a great setting and is bringing interesting characters to the series, but more time can be taken to build tension and affection between them.
"Nothing substantial "
Never will I buy another of this Authors books.
They are the same formula, just different names or places.
And it's not as if any of them are interesting. So predictable it's tedious.
A regrettable purchase but at least I have learned who is not good, because of all the 5star novels that are brilliant.
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