The Sandalwood Princess
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 1st 1991
Publisher: Avon Books
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Philip Astonley, youngest son of the Viscount Felkoner, also known as the Falcon to a select few (which is surprising to me as it's not exactly a secret identity very different from his family name), is hired by the wealthy and powerful Marquess of Hedgrave to steal a sandalwood statue and bring it ...
I'm not really sure if I should mark this as historical romance. It's historical, it's romance, but it doesn't really seem to fit the shelf.That being said, it is a lovely story. There is actually a lenghty relationship developed in page, not based on character memories we never get to read or spur ...
A delight from start to finish. After finishing the book I had to go back to the beginning to figure out that Rani had known (in fact planned) what was going to happen right from the very start. Tons of humour and farcical touches add to the enjoyment.
A solid six - three-quality, three-enjoyment. I might have even liked it better than Lord of Scoundrels. Actual intrigue on both the hero and heroine's parts; no one's made out to look stupid; the attraction is at least based partially on mututal conversation and appreciation of each other's company...