As You Desire
He galloped across the midnight-shrouded landscape, racing toward her on his pure white steed. Her destiny...In her wildest fantasies Desdemona Carlisle could not have conjured a more dashing savior, and this was real. But an unlikelier hero was hard to find. Harry Braxton was a rouge, a... show more
He galloped across the midnight-shrouded landscape, racing toward her on his pure white steed. Her destiny...In her wildest fantasies Desdemona Carlisle could not have conjured a more dashing savior, and this was real. But an unlikelier hero was hard to find. Harry Braxton was a rouge, a scoundrel, and a born opportunist who had already broken her heart once. How could she ever trust a notorious rake who came with a warning: lover, beware...With her bronze-gold hair and quicksilver grace, the sloe-eyed beauty was every man's desire and one man's sole passion. But the secret that had made Harry an exile also made it impossible for him to offer Desdemona more that friendship. Until his aristocratic cousin laid siege to Desdemona's heart and Harry, damning the consequences, vowed to do anything, give anything, to claim her for him own...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 1997
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, 19th Century
, Victorian Romance
Series: Braxton (#1)
DNFThis just isn't holding my attention right now. I love the setting, but the hero is problematic for me. The pacing is a bit sluggish as well. I'll try again at another time
This book really could have been better. I liked it well enough, was a very sweet story and Harry oh Harry so heartbreaklingly heroic. (I really do seemt o have a thing for guys named Harry.) Dizzy is alright, I don't particularly like her nor do I dislike her. It is Harry who made this story great....
I was so reluctant to pick up this book because of my love for ancient Egypt and archeology in general, but I was able to enjoy this book nonetheless.
I really liked this book. There was solid character development, great romantic tension, likeable hero and heroine, interesting action plot that didn't overwhelm the romance and humorous dialogue. I could have done without the secondary romance as it didn't add much to the story but instead seemed l...
★★★★¼ My second ¼ star rating, but it wasn’t quite at 4½ and I wanted to let some people know that it is well worth the read and might be a candidate for their “favorites shelf”. A fun book with a wonderful hero and heroine, plus many secondary characters, all set in exotic Egypt. I really put of...