The Serpent Prince
WHEN THE DEVIL MEETS AN ANGELCountry bred Lucy Craddock-Hayes is content with her quiet life. Until the day she trips over an unconscious man - a naked unconscious man - and loses her innocence forever.HE CAN TAKE HER TO HEAVENViscount Simon Iddesleigh was nearly beaten to death by his enemies.... show more
WHEN THE DEVIL MEETS AN ANGELCountry bred Lucy Craddock-Hayes is content with her quiet life. Until the day she trips over an unconscious man - a naked unconscious man - and loses her innocence forever.HE CAN TAKE HER TO HEAVENViscount Simon Iddesleigh was nearly beaten to death by his enemies. Now he's hell-bent on vengeance. But as Lucy nurses him back to health, her honesty startles his jaded sensibilities - even as it ignites a desire that threatens to consume them both.OR TO HELLCharmed by Simon's sly wit, urbane manners, and even his red-heeled shoes, Lucy falls hard and fast for him. Yet as his honor keeps him from ravishing her, his revenge sends his attackers to her door. As Simon wages war on his foes, Lucy wages her own war for his soul using the only weapon she has - her love.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 2007
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 362
Edition language: English
Series: Princes (#3)
Both the plot and the characters couldn't reach the same quality level as "Raven Prince". I liked Simon very much, but Lucy was not so much a hit with me. I liked her fine in the beginning, but when she [spoiler] left Simon because she decided what is right and what is wrong, she lost me. She knew...
4.5* This was a romancangsty book, but sometimes you need the angst instead of the love and laughter. It was also very well written and I just loved the H/h and wanted them to figure things out and get their HEA.
My Rating: 2.5 Having read both The Raven Prince and The Leopard Prince, I can easily say that The Serpent Prince is definitely not my top two favorite books in the Princes trilogy like I was warned. The pretense for Lucy and Simon's romance was good - Lucy finds Simon near death near her house and ...
When I found out that Iddesleigh would be the male protagonist of the third book in the series, I seriously doubted that I would like the book. A hero who wears shoes with red heels? And wigs? What's with the powdered wigs fashion on men? No to mention the clothing with gold and silver embroidery......