The Lion's Lady (Crown's Spies, #1)
Christina Bennett had taken London society by storm. The ravishing beauty guarded the secret of her mysterious past until the night Lyon, Marquis of Lyonwood, stole a searching, sensuous kiss. An arrogant nobleman with a pirate's passions, he tasted the wild fire smoldering beneath Christina's... show more
Christina Bennett had taken London society by storm. The ravishing beauty guarded the secret of her mysterious past until the night Lyon, Marquis of Lyonwood, stole a searching, sensuous kiss. An arrogant nobleman with a pirate's passions, he tasted the wild fire smoldering beneath Christina's cool charm and swore to posess her...But the fiesty and defiant Christina would not be so easily conquered. Mistress of her heart and of her fortune, she resisted Lyon's sensuous caresses. She dared not surrender to his love...for then, she must also forsake her precious secret...and her promised destiny!
Publish date: August 31st 2010
Publisher: Pocket Star
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: Crown's Spies (#1)
I picked this up on sale a few months ago when I saw it recommended by Smart Bitches Trashy Books. I'd only ever read one other Garwood romance (Saving Grace, a Scottish medieval). When I opened this on my kindle this weekend and read the prologue (all about a Native American shaman's cryptic dream ...
This was a fantastic book. All the usual elements needed to make it a Regency romance, but so much more with our heroine's unusual upbringing. And that's where I run into a stumbling block...why is it that Lyon is the only one with a vocabulary vast enough that she runs into trouble with words and t...
I'm just sick of the hero's idea that he can just boss the heroine around ... RRGH!
Who knows how many times I've read this book over the years and it never seems to get old. =)
While it has some aspects of a historical novel it wasn't really all that well rooted in history in either the characters or the settings, I didn't really get that it was truly a regency novel, it could have been pretty much any time up to victorian. Christina Bennett is a woman raised by a Dakot...