Even desire has its price...Thirty-six-year-old Anne Aimes is a spinster whose only attraction is her wealth. But her plain looks mask a passionate woman who yearns to know a man's intimate caresses. Michel des Anges- Michael of the Angels- is renowned for his ability to bring women pleasure. All... show more
Even desire has its price...Thirty-six-year-old Anne Aimes is a spinster whose only attraction is her wealth. But her plain looks mask a passionate woman who yearns to know a man's intimate caresses. Michel des Anges- Michael of the Angels- is renowned for his ability to bring women pleasure. All it will cost her is ten thousand pounds... Driven by vengeance, ravaged by tragedy, Michael seeks to lose himself in a woman who will demand only physical pleasure. A woman who won't suspect his own aching needs- or his true motive for accepting her terms. Unable to resist the lure of her guileless desire, he plunges her into a deadly web of deception and revenge where the price of carnal ecstacy is life itself...
Publish date: April 1st 2000
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Erotic Romance
, Historical Romance
, Romantic Suspense
, Erotic Historical Romance
Series: The Lover (#1)
I think I might possibly be one of the last people in the western hemisphere to read this book. Thanks to Kristen, who read it last week and recc'd it to me. She convinced me to move it up on my tbr and dive in. Here goes, I thought, and then spent the better part of two days scowling. Mostly at my ...
5/31/2013 - requested from library
The StoryOnce a gorgeous prostitute renowned for his skills as a lover but now ravaged by burn scars on his hands and face, Michel de Anges aka Michael of the Angels seeks revenge against ‘the man’ responsible for pain. He will use Anne Aimes, a wealthy spinster, to attain his vengeance. As he ...
This was an unusual read considering the genre but still quite enjoyable. My only real complaint and maybe I am being overly pedantic but I really thought the phrase "Spinster Woman" was horribly over used and just annoying.
This story was well written, complex, but fucked up. I feel like it deserves more stars, but it was not something I enjoyed, ultimately. I did appreciate the depth and thoughtful subtlety that went into Michael's portrayal and also the complicated psychology of the motives behind each character.If y...