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Desire - Amanda Quick
Desire
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From the windswept, craggy coast of a remote British Isle comes the thrilling tale of a daring lady and a dangerous knight... bound by the tempests of fate—and the dawning of... Desire Upon her father's death, beautiful, headstrong Lady Clarre knew that she must wed, for the protection of the... show more
From the windswept, craggy coast of a remote British Isle comes the thrilling tale of a daring lady and a dangerous knight... bound by the tempests of fate—and the dawning of... Desire Upon her father's death, beautiful, headstrong Lady Clarre knew that she must wed, for the protection of the Isle of Desire new fell to her. Yet when her guardian's choice of prospective husband rode through her castle gates, she felt utterly betrayed. All sinewy muscle and savage steel, Sir Gareth of Wyckmere was not the poet she'd requested but a fearsome knight whose only interest was in war.Legions of robbers had fallen beneath the Hellhound of Wyckmere's sword, and now this bold warrior was certain that he could tame one willful wife. Yet even Gareth could not deter Lady Clare from trying to mold him into her ideal... until their clash of wills ignited a passion that set them both aflame... and a treacherous plot put their lives in deadly peril.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553561531 (0553561537)
ASIN: 553561537
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Really Good Medieval Romance
This was a really good medieval romance. I wonder why there are not that many of these out there anymore? When I was growing up I always saw a romance cover with a heroine (bosoms heaving) being clutched by a man with a sword with a castle in the background. Ah well. "Desire" has Lady Clare of the...
A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind
A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind rated it
5.0 Desire
Ahhhh good old Amanda Quick! Sometimes you read a few pretty bad books, trying to get to know a few new writers, get used to their styles, and you realize: man I am tired. I want a good old-fashioned romance story where the heros, while dark nad brooding, know their responsibilities and the heroins,...
Cat's Books: Romance
Cat's Books: Romance rated it
5.0 Desire Review
From the windswept, craggy coast of a remote British Isle comes the thrilling tale of a daring lady and a dangerous knight... bound by the tempests of fate—and the dawning of... Desire Upon her father's death, beautiful, headstrong Lady Clarre knew that she must wed, for the protection of the Isle...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Desire
Lady Clare knows that she needs a man in her life, a husband, now that her father is dead. She asks her liege lord for a man, giving a list of criteria he has to fall into. What her liege lord sends doesn't conform to those criteria but Sir Gareth of Wyvkmere is possibly more what she needs than s...
Jenny Schwartz
Jenny Schwartz rated it
I resisted reading this for quite a while since I don't tend to enjoy historical romances with knights and so on ... but I shouldn't have worried. Lovely story with strong, modern characters and a sense of fun.
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