A Precious Jewel
Publish date: November 24th 2009
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Category Romance
, Regency Romance
, Traditional Regency
, Sex Work
A Precious Jewel by Mary Balogh is a well written historical romance. Ms Balogh has delivered wonderful, lovable characters, drama and a bit of sizzle in this sometimes sad story. Gerald and Priscilla's story is all about choice and survival. A Precious Jewel is book 2 of the Stapleton-Downes Ser...
This book was a nice, sweet read. There wasn't a lot of overwhelming passion in this book, but Mary Balogh has a talent at building up slow relationships. The action in this book just dragged on a bit for me, the pacing just felt repetitive and very slow at times. All of the characters in the book w...
This novel stands out in that the hero is pretty rubbish in bed. It's fantastic. While I didn't particularly like either character, they clearly snuck under my fences because I was all swelling violins weepy at the resolution.
Very interesting, captivating and steamy historical romance that takes a stark look at multiple serious issues such as coping during dire straits, insecurity, stereotyping, and self-worth. Sir Gerald visits a house of pleasure and takes an interest in a particular courtesan Priss who he sets up as ...
I'm giving this a 3+ stars ("I liked it") because, even though I think the story itself was unique, well-written, emotionally-gripping, and pretty much perfect for the characters it featured, I personally couldn't get much more excited than "I liked it" throughout the book. That said, two moments ma...
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