From a stately country house in Hampshire to the dazzling drawing rooms of London Society, comes an exquisite tale of an elfin beauty, a vengeful lord, and a sweet love that is sheer poetry.With her reputation forever tarnished by a youthful indiscretion, lovely Emily Faringdon is resigned to a... show more
From a stately country house in Hampshire to the dazzling drawing rooms of London Society, comes an exquisite tale of an elfin beauty, a vengeful lord, and a sweet love that is sheer poetry.With her reputation forever tarnished by a youthful indiscretion, lovely Emily Faringdon is resigned to a life of spinsterhood, until she embarks on an unusual correspondence and finds herself falling head over heals in love. Sensitive, intelligent, and high-minded, her noble pen-pal seems to embody everything Emily has ever dreamed of in a man. But the mysterious Earl of Blade is not at all what he seems.Driven by dark, smoldering passions and a tragic secret buried deep within his soul, Blade has all of London cowering at his feet, but not Emily... never Emily. For even as she surrenders to his seductive charms, she knows the real reason for his amorous wit. And she knows that she must reach the heart of his golden-eyed dragon before the avenging demons of their entwined pasts destroy the only love she has ever known...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 28th 1991
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Romantic Suspense
, Regency Romance
I am laughing so hard as I think of this book and what to write. Look I used to devour Amanda Quick's older books with the one word description and usually a random object on the cover. There were some that were really good. And there were some that may be wonder about the intelligence of the hero/h...
The book had a slow beginning or should I say a not very interesting beginning and then got much better. I was a little surprised at how much I liked it. I would recommend this book
Please note: This review is still in progress.I've had a bad 2013 so far, health-wise.For me, at least, it's been very bad. I've lost a lot of interest in my hobbies. Medication has had me staring at walls like a zombie.I read this book for the first time years and years ago. Never able to find it a...
I didn't enjoy this book at all. The hero was a jerk, the heroine was intensely stupid (despite how frequently we were told she was supposed to be smart), and neither one of them had believable personalities or motivations. The dialogue was painfully clunky and repetitive, and the plot was a snooze....
I tried this back in the days when I read almost no romance except Georgette Heyer, and didn't really give it a fair shot. I wasn't used to the style, and could not deal with sex scenes in historicals back then. (Especially since my mother-in-law lent it to me! I was too embarrassed to give it back....