Louisa Connelly, a recently widowed Jane Austen scholar, needs some relief from her stifling world. When a friend calls to offer her a temporary escape from her Montana ranch, she is whisked into a dizzying world of sumptuous food, flowing wine…and endless temptation.She's an honored guest at... show more
Louisa Connelly, a recently widowed Jane Austen scholar, needs some relief from her stifling world. When a friend calls to offer her a temporary escape from her Montana ranch, she is whisked into a dizzying world of sumptuous food, flowing wine…and endless temptation.She's an honored guest at Paradise Hall, an English resort boasting the full experience of an authentic Georgian country-house weekend. Liveried servants tend to every need of houseguests clad in meticulous period costume: snug breeches, low-cut silken gowns and negligible undergarments.It's Mac Salazar, a journalist immersing himself fully, deeply, lustily in the naughty pleasures of upstairs-downstairs dalliances, who piques Louisa's curiosity—and libido—most. He's a dilettante straight out of a novel: uninhibited, unapologetic and nearly insatiable. But Lou's not romantic about this much, at least: Paradise Hall is a gorgeous fantasy, nothing more. A lover like Mac is pure fiction. And the real world beckons….
Publish date: September 18th 2012
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
A fun mash-up of erotica, contemporary romance and a classic Regency house party with much goings-on upstairs, downstairs, behind the hedges, in the servants' stairs, just about anywhere that won't frighten the horses.Lou is a recently widowed college instructor and Jane Austen expert. When friends ...
Received from Harlequin through NetGalleyLouisa (Lou) Connelly an American Jane Austen scholar who has recently been widowed after only five years of marriage, is finding it very hard to come to terms with the loss of her beloved Julian while at home on their Montana ranch. When two friends invite h...
Louisa – who is called LouLou or Lou throughout the book – is an Austen scholar and recent widow as her husband died in an accident. Seeing her depressed, her friends (Chris and Peter) think to reanimate her back to the living by inviting her to get out of her Montana ranch and partake in what she e...
This was not good. Should have DNF'd it. Full review to come.
So it was true, they were the Bennett sisters before a ball.“Hidden Paradise” è stato scelto nelle mie letture perché avevo già letto altri libri della scrittrice Janet Mullany e avevo grande fiducia in lei. Ma sono rimasta completamente delusa, il libro che avevo iniziato a leggere senza interessar...