Publish date: January 4th 2006
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: Carsington Brothers (#1)
4.5Loved it & love Loretta Chase :)
The Plot: Alistair is the third son of the prominent Earl of Hargate, and his father has decided to cure him of his various and expensive romantic escapades by giving him an ultimatum: make something of yourself in 6 months or I'll steal your little brothers' inheritance for myself. Alistair soon...
Not sure about this Alistair character; he is described as a wastrel, loves clothes, and is considered a hero for something he has no recollection for. Qualities usually not given to lead male characters in books. And to boot our heroine is thirty-one, gasp! What have we here Watson? I'm intrigued. ...
Not one of the best achievements from Loretta Chase but also not the weakest. It takes her a long time to actually starts the story somewhere around the page 150 or so. It lacks details, passion and the actual story I might say... Anyway, maybe it just didn't seat well with me but I find it obvious ...
This is the best romance I've read in a long time. The hero and heroine are both compelling and relatable, the romance and all of the obstacles in its way are convincing, and there's even a dash of suspense in the last act. Plus it's packed with witty banter, fun side characters, well-researched his...