Jo Beverley writes bestselling historical romance set in her native England. She was born and raised in the UK, and has a degree in history from Keele University in Staffordshire, but she lived in Canada for 30 years. Now she's returned to England she enjoys doing even more on-the-spot... show more
Jo Beverley writes bestselling historical romance set in her native England. She was born and raised in the UK, and has a degree in history from Keele University in Staffordshire, but she lived in Canada for 30 years. Now she's returned to England she enjoys doing even more on-the-spot research.Her 30+ novels have won her many awards, including 5 RITA awards, the top award in romance, and 2 career achievement awards from Romantic Times. She's a member of the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame and Honor Roll. Publishers Weekly declared her "arguably today's most skillful writer of intelligent historical romance."
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Apologies: this is long and spoiler-ish.This is the first of the Malloren series by Jo Beverley, and it is one of my favorites. While there have been many historical romances in which the heroine dresses as a boy/young man, this book, written in 1993, features a hero who also takes a walk on his "...
So I accidently stayed up til 12:30AM to finish this one. The plot was good! More plot than I'm used to in a romance and I can't say as I mind. Looking forward to the rest of the series.
You can't help but fall in love with this series.
Fabulous read and a lot of fun. Great love story, great characters: Chastity, Cyn, Elf, Fort, but most of all Rothgar - a terrific introduction to this legendary character. And there are at least 5 more books where he has a big role - can't wait to read them all (and re-read "Devilish"). Lots of exc...
High stars for all the trannies!I liked that Beverley went out on a limb with having both her leading lady and leading man cross dressers and that is the only reason I stuck with the book. I liked the characters, liked the plot, liked all the other stuff (especially the odd approach to virginity or...