Though he finds the fair Juliana much changed, still he is drawn to her-until he uncovers her deception and determines to take back what she stole from him. I also appreciate a hero who though he is physically strong, is spiritually strong, has a heart for others, and an appreciation of a woman's wisdom. Called the Bloodlust Warrior of Hastings, Maxen Pendery retreats to a monastery after the Normans conquer England, hoping a life of contemplation will wash the blood from his soul. But it definitely will fulfill a historical romance fan who likes an intense story that shows history from a personal perspective. Specially the main crazy couple, they just keep on fighting, I don't deny that they had their cute moments, but man I'm really sympathetic with the heroin, the hero was more than not a jerk, when everthing turns bad, it's her. Shearing sheep in the fall? Although, I do appreciate a muscular physique! Even marry a ruthless rake who takes what he wants in business and pleasure. Fantastic There are no words for how amazing, lovely, and wonderful this story is! I hate when there's such a disparity of ages between the hero and heroine.
Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Like many other readers before me have already said, not everything she attempts pans out in this novel. She does quite well with most of the material but rare instances of humor very rare fall flat. Desperate to turn him from his course, she reveals her identity, but only succeeds in gaining his contempt. I wanted to review both versions. Par este que acompanhamos 100% em todo o livro, seja individualmente ou em conjunto. As the defeated Saxons continue to chafe against the yoke of Norman rule, Rhiannyn of Etcheverry finds herself at the center of a rebellion when the conqueror she refuses to wed dies in her arms—cursing her to never know the love of a man or the blessing of children.
It also touches on the relationship between the conquered Saxons and the conquerors Normans. I recommend this 100% and have already listened to this story 3 times! This one's got 4 parts. He did not deserve that. In 1993, she signed a 4-book contract with Bantam Books. Finally done, this was one hell of a long book.
Each piece of treasure given to a Templar knight to protect. But this is a wonderful list Some amazing Medievals : Teresa Medeiros The Devil Wears Plaid Kathreen Woodiwiss The Wolf and the Dove Lynn Kurland This is all I ask From the Moment on Julie Garwood Castles Virginia Henley Tempted The Dragon and the Jewel Jude Deveraux The Heiress Sometimes I think ppl just randomly vote and don't think about what they are voting for. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Since Gelina seems to Conn more a child than a woman, he decides to take her as his foster child. This story is well written, heat warming, and full of twists and turns. She starts by being an oppressed misled child who grows to be a murderer bent on revenge with her older brother.
Tomando a decisão de a levar, mesmo contra vontade, para o seu castelo o aparentemente inevitável acaba por acontecer. Her first medieval romance, Warrior Bride, was released in 1994. I bought the book used because I needed an exciting, action packed, some character conflict, a love story. But he's always thought love a wasted emotion and marriage an inconvenience at best. But he does want her and has intentions to make her his leman mistress.
Pelo menos, eu gostei muito. What can I say, I like closure. When she is accused of Nimbus' murder, her massive pride does not let her to even defend herself however feebly; and she's only 17-18 years!! In exchange, he agrees to smuggle a virtuous young woman out of a harem and onto a ship bound for England, unaware the real danger lies in the bond forged between him and his fiery charge. Now, she must protect her younger brother from the very man who took her father from her. The conquest of King William of England was a bloody, harsh reality for the Saxons. It was also a beautiful story of how love can change the hearts of men. I read the story a while back on my Kindle but now it was fun to listen to it.
Conn is male specimen of beauty; tall with piercing blue eyes. I love this sort of story, it just makes me sigh. À medida que o tempo decorre, Gelina começa a afeiçoar-se a Conn e a outros membros da corte, nomeadamente o anão Nimbus, que é bobo da corte e amigo de Conn; Mer-Nod, poeta e conselheiro do rei; e Sean, um membro jovem do Fianna que trava amizade com Gelina. He is contacted that his brother has been killed and he must avenge his death. Even doing my best to keep in mind the time in history this book was written for it was till a badly told romance. Her talent, imagination, and research blow me away each time.
Another thing I liked about this book is that the heroine Rhiannyn is not a lady. The prose style is a bit thick, but if it grows on me, I think I might enjoy. There was one curve ball which almost got me off track but, in the end, enriched the story immensely. A Conquistadora ainda me deixa indecisa em relação ao que realmente penso dela. I felt the setting was very authentic which I really like in a historical , the characters were intense and multi-dimensional, and the relationships complex.
It's different than the novels I've read so far; there are things, references I don't know and have to look up online to get an idea but I'm liking it so far. Nathaniel Hammond, Earl of Beverton, is working to restore his new estate and aid his tenants. And expose the innocent heart beneath her Saxon pride. The author discusses the themes to which irony is applied, the types of irony most commonly employed, and the reasons, social and aesthetic, for the prevalence of irony in this genre. Then, too, Conn believes, illogically in my opinion, the worst of Gelina in places where the evidence would suggest otherwise.