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...
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.
I have to say I loved this book. I loved Linnet. I loved Piers. Each is strong and I enjoyed the back and forth between them. I loved how their relationship developed. Beauty and the Beast is my favorite fairy tale. Loved this retelling of it. And those of you who liked the TV show House woul...