The vicious attack Capt. Gabriel Huntley witnesses in a dark alley sparks a chain of events that will take him to the ends of the Earth and beyond - where what is real and what is imagined become terribly confused. And frankly, Huntley couldn't be more pleased. Intrigue, danger, and a beautiful... show more
The vicious attack Capt. Gabriel Huntley witnesses in a dark alley sparks a chain of events that will take him to the ends of the Earth and beyond - where what is real and what is imagined become terribly confused. And frankly, Huntley couldn't be more pleased. Intrigue, danger, and a beautiful woman in distress - just what he needs. Raised thousands of miles from England, Thalia Burgess is no typical Victorian lady. A good thing, because a proper lady would have no hope of recovering the priceless magical artefact Thalia is after. Huntley's assistance might come in handy, though she has to keep him in the dark. But this distractingly handsome soldier isn't easy to deceive...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 2010
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Historical Romance
, Fantasy Romance
Series: The Blades of the Rose Prequel (#1)
Enjoyed this tale, it had action, romance and a little bit of magic thrown in. The H & h were a very good match. A nice strong heroine. Great bad guys.Excellent light read, will definitely be on the lookout for more books by this author.
Still cleaning up my database one old review at a time. I must have started and stopped this book at least twenty times or so in the past few months, always putting it aside for something more pressing. I chalked it up to being over-extended but when I finally had a day to lounge around and do not...
I liked that this was set somewhere different (in this case Mongolia). I enjoyed Thalia and the fact that she was not TSTL. I loved that she was able to save herself at the end of the book. I would have liked to have had less staring/watching/looking between Thalia and Gabriel. I also thought Ga...
♥ he is an EX-SOLDIER! ♥ she belongs to a SECRET SOCIETY! ♥ this is a ROMANCE! ♥ but it has a lot of ADVENTURE! ♥ and MAGIC! ♥ in MONGOLIA! ♥ I liked all of that MONGOLIA! ♥ she's no prude she wants to be an ADVENTURESS! ♥ and also his WIFE! ♥ he's your basic decent studly alpha m...
I would like this book WAY better if it wasn't attempting to be a historical fantasy. From what I can tell it is not intended as alternative history, and that causes most of my issues with this book. It's just too anachronistic. The language is incredibly modern, except perhaps for some of the oa...