I was pleasantly surprised with this book. I loved the humorous quips that came out of the main character's conversations and observations in her head. She gave me more than a few chuckles as she summed people up (after returning to her home town).
While the story and performance were very good I have two things to criticize. The first is the fact that too much narration can be overkill and many authors are guilty of writing too many words when a few words would have worked. The second is at the beginning of each chapter the narrator quotes poetry in a soothing type voice. Drove me crazy.
I liked the touch of mystery laced with romance in this book and as far as I am concerned Anne Flosnik is one of the best narrators. A who done it. Loved it.
It is amazing how, in some books, the two main characters are so quickly drawn to each other and how easily they are seduced. A confirmed rogue and a spinster (young by today standards) and the chase is on. A little humor in the dialogue with the two main characters in their banter. Is it love, or lust?
Lady Margaret "Meg" Wyatt was my 14th great grandmother so I was thrilled when I came across this novel of Anne Boleyn's friendship with Meg Wyatt. I thought it was very well done. In this book Meg Wyatt is very devoted and loyal to Anne Boleyn right up to Anne's violent end. Historically interesting with facts regarding Anne's execution. They were violent times in history.
It was a good book but it had it's moments. Sometimes authors go into to much detail when telling their story. Sometimes too much dialogue that just seems to fill in to make the book longer. They story was very good but I would have liked the author to advance from one situation to another with minimal dialogue or explanations. Her books always has a hero that sounds like a god in build and stature. Her description of West did not disappoint. Sigh. Regardless of my criticisms it was a good book, just not 5 stars.
Some series books don't leave you hanging from book to book. The ending of this book had a prologue to book 2. I felt a little bit disappointed with the prologue. And the last chapter of this book I felt could have been condensed. It just seemed to drag on. It jus wasn't one of my favorites.
Nicholas Boulton is one of my favorite narrators. His narration for Lessons in French did not disappoint. His voice for Trev was wonderful. Sigh! Laura Kinsale injects a little humor in the conversations between Trev and Callie. I loved the book.
It wasn't the best of Kathryn Le Veque's books. At least it was not my favorite. It just wasn't as interesting.
Another good book by Kathryn Le Veque. History, romance and medieval feuds . I love the combination. Can love conquer all?
Three knights in the time of the plague trying to reach Sir Edward's wife. What trials and tribulations befall the Knights on their journey to save Elizabeth. The book had a little science fiction to it regarding those with the plague. Part of me liked the book, part of me didn't. Plus it should have a different ending.
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