The reigning queen of historical romance, Kathleen offers her loyal audience an engrossing, medieval love story that is sure to delight them. Abrielle, a stunningly beautiful young lady dreads the marriage her stepfather has arranged. Desmond is an oafish, grotesque, yet wealthy squire and her... show more
The reigning queen of historical romance, Kathleen offers her loyal audience an engrossing, medieval love story that is sure to delight them. Abrielle, a stunningly beautiful young lady dreads the marriage her stepfather has arranged. Desmond is an oafish, grotesque, yet wealthy squire and her greedy stepfather can't see past his wealth. Luckily, a mysterious and handsome Scotsman, Raven, arrives. Abrielle and Raven sense an instant connection. Her beauty and intelligence and his dashing good looks and gentle demeanor complement each other. In an attempt to save the women he loves, Raven approaches Abrielle's father to ask for her hand in marriage. He is rejected. Will their love prevail?
Publish date: November 1st 2007
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I had been thinking about reading this book for a few weeks now and it was still good the second time around; if not better.The characters are beautiful crafted, the location just breathtaking and the story has no faults. I loved every minute of this book and just couldn't put it down.
Finalmente ho letto l'unico libro che mi mancava di Kathleen E. Woodiwiss.... i suoi libri mi piacciono praticamente tutti. Questo meno degli altri perché si capisce che non é stato finito da lei, manca di suspence e di mordente rispetto ai soliti standard delle scrittrice... tutto sommato é una sto...
This was a nice historical romance. This is one of those books where I really wish people would just ask questions instead of jumping to wrong conclusions, but then I suppose we wouldn't have as much of a story, lol. Of course there was an HEA, so it's all good in the end. Compared to other historic...
What a disappointment. Although it has been 30ish years since Ms. Woodiwiss first published her seminal book, The Flame and the Flower, you can still feel the influences today when you pick up romance novels just published. Having heard about her recent passing, I was moved to go back and re-read h...
This should really be a 3.5 star. Ms. Woodiwiss was one of my favourite romance authors when I first started to read quality romance. I was thrilled to see her write another book. This was a good read for me and I'm still a fan of Ms. Woodiwiss.