The Gilded Web
From one of America’s most beloved storytellers comes a classic love story—the breathtaking tale of a man and a woman caught in a web of temptation and seduction.All she wanted was to escape the hot, crowded London ballroom. But moments after stepping into the bitterly cold night, she is seized... show more
From one of America’s most beloved storytellers comes a classic love story—the breathtaking tale of a man and a woman caught in a web of temptation and seduction.All she wanted was to escape the hot, crowded London ballroom. But moments after stepping into the bitterly cold night, she is seized by a pair of strong hands and spirited away. Fully expecting to be ravished, sheltered Alexandra Purnell instead finds herself at the mercy of the man who saved her from certain scandal. Edmund, Earl of Amberley, is bold and sensual, tempting Alexandra to be reckless for the first time in her life. But as passion ignites, Edmund’s offer of marriage takes Alexandra completely by surprise. Now a woman who craves her freedom above all else is about to discover how far one man will go to protect and possess the woman he loves.…
Publish date: November 28th 2006
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Web (#1)
This is a Quickie Review. For the full review, please visit The Romanceaholic.Expected Release Date: November 28, 2006Publisher: BantamImprint: DellAuthor’s Website: www.marybalogh.comMy Source for This Book: Local LibraryPart of a Series: Book 1, Web SeriesSeries Best Read In Order: N/ASteam Level:...
This was the first book by Mary Balogh that I read, back in the fall of 2009. It started me off on a massive glom of Balogh's books and novellas that lasted almost 2 years ... Just re-read this one for a third time. The first time I read it, I was completely caught up in the love story and raced thr...
The Gilded Web is a very thoughtful, character-driven romantic story. As typical for Mary Balogh, she turns a keen eye on the interpersonal relationships of the characters in this novel. Although the main focus is on the unfolding relationship between Edmund and Alexandra, she also delves into the...
Alexandra drove me bananas and I thought Edmund would be better off without her. That's the only reason I gave this book a bad rating.