Children of Liberty
Publish date: February 26th 2013
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, American History
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: The Bronze Horseman
"It’s late afternoon on the wide Hampton beach; it’s gray and foggy when he kisses her. He’s never kissed Sicilian lips before, only Bostonian. There is a boiling ocean of contrast between the two. Boston girls were born and raised on soil that was frozen from October to April and breathed through p...
From the first line, I knew this wasn't my book. Tell-not-show is my reader-ly pet peeve, especially in historical fiction, and the opening chapters felt heavy with telling. I ended up DNFing this book at 104 pages as I just couldn't stand Simons' writing style.Set in 1899, Sicilian Gina -- on the...
[b:The Bronze Horseman|83144|The Bronze Horseman|Paullina Simons|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327921996s/83144.jpg|12615171] has been on my to-read list for a while now so I am familiar with the name Paullina Simons but I’ve not read any of her works just yet. When offered an advanced copy of this...
This book is a prequel to the wildly popular Bronze Horseman trilogy, a series I enjoyed a lot despite the need for a red-pencil guy (book #3 went on and on and on). Readers familiar with the back history of Alexander's parents have an expectation of what they're likely to find in this book, so I wo...