The Scarletti Curse
THE BEAST Strange, twisted carvings and hideous gargoyles adorn the palazzo of the great Scarletti family. But a still more fearful secret lurks within its storm-tossed turrets. For every bride who enters its forbidding walls is doomed to leave in a casket. THE BRIDE Mystical and unfettered,... show more
THE BEAST Strange, twisted carvings and hideous gargoyles adorn the palazzo of the great Scarletti family. But a still more fearful secret lurks within its storm-tossed turrets. For every bride who enters its forbidding walls is doomed to leave in a casket. THE BRIDE Mystical and unfettered, Nicoletta has no terror of ancient curses and no fear of marriage ...until she looks into the dark mesmerising eyes of Don Scarletti. She had sworn no man would command her, had thought her gift of healing set her apart, but his is the right to choose a bride from among his people. And he has chosen her. THE BARGAIN Compelled by duty, drawn by desire, she gives her body into his keeping, and prays the powerful, tormented don will be her heart's destiny, and not her soul's demise.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 2001
Publisher: Love Spell
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
Series: Scarletti Dynasty (#1)
love the mystery and the atmosphere in this. too fast paced for the romance to develop. still, a good gothic romance novel. I guess imy appreciation to this book somewhat dulled now.
I loved this! I think Don Gionvanni may be my new favourite lead male in a novel. I love that you see his gentle side and his dark side equally, without the story leaning towards one or the other. You're left wondering the whole time if he's just a great actor or if he really is the good guy.I lo...
Amazingly not that bad for a piece of romance. I do wish there was a bit less of sex and bit more of the gothic scary details, but that's probably too much to ask for anyway :)
Love Nicoletta and Don Gio. There is a lot os suspense and mystery to this tale and I found it quiet enjoyable.
I don't like this book as much as I like Lair of the Lion, but it's still a good read. I like that Feehan really addresses maidenly modesty here. Too often in historical romance novels the heroines are perfectly comfortable to strip naked for their men - or any discomfort they feel at being naked an...