When Beauty Tamed the Beast
Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty . . . Naturally, she's betrothed to a Beast. Piers Yelverton, Earl of Marchant, lives in a castle in Wales where, it is rumored, his bad temper flays everyone he crosses. And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of any... show more
Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty . . . Naturally, she's betrothed to a Beast. Piers Yelverton, Earl of Marchant, lives in a castle in Wales where, it is rumored, his bad temper flays everyone he crosses. And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of any woman. Linnet is not just any woman. She is more than merely lovely: her wit and charm brought a prince to his knees. She estimates the earl will fall madly in love—in just two weeks. Yet Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her own heart by a man who may never love her in return. If she decides to be very wicked indeed . . . what price will she pay for taming his wild heart?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 25th 2011
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Fairy Tales
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
, Beauty And The Beast
Series: Fairy Tales (#2)
Romance's are so difficult to review, because part of their appeal are that they're predictable. Even though I knew exactly where this was going, I found myself staying up to read much later than I should, and I think for that reason alone the book deserves a high rating. But it was also entertainin...
Why did this book get so many good reviews?? I have been struggling with this book for more than 2 weeks now and cannot get past 70%. Worst thing is the heroin. I detest a spoiled heroin. I also do not buy that she has a kind heart. And I think the only reason the hero is attracted to her is because...
This was an obvious retelling of Beauty and the Beast, but what made it interesting was its similarities to the television show House, which the author admits was her inspiration for the character of Piers! The interactions between him and Linnet always brought a smile to my face somehow, and I lov...
Light frothy historical romance. The H and h verbally spar with wit and intelligence whilst trying to fight their growing attraction. A sweet and charming read, delivers on the HEA.
Interesting take on a fairy tale. Light-hearted and entertaining regency romance. Description of a medical outbreak were well done.