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Tristan Wemyss, Earl of Trentham, never expected he'd need to wed within a year or forfeit his inheritance. But he is not one to bow to the matchmaking mamas of the ton. No, he will marry a lady of his own choosing. And the lady he chooses is the enchanting neighbor living with her family next door. Miss Leonora Carling has beauty, spirit and passion; unfortunately, matrimTristan Wemyss, Earl of Trentham, never expected he'd need to wed within a year or forfeit his inheritance. But he is not one to bow to the matchmaking mamas of the ton. No, he will marry a lady of his own choosing. And the lady he chooses is the enchanting neighbor living with her family next door. Miss Leonora Carling has beauty, spirit and passion; unfortunately, matrimony is the last thing on her mind . . .To Leonora, Tristan's kisses are oh-so-tempting, but once bitten, forever shy, she has determinedly turned her back on marriage. But Tristan is a seasoned campaigner who will not accept defeat. And when a mysterious man attempts to scare Leonora and her family from their home, Tristan realizes he's been given the perfect excuse to offer his services--as protector, seducer and, ultimately, husband....

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The Lady Chosen Reviews

  • Lauren
    2019-01-11 04:01

    The Lady Chosen3 StarsNever expecting to inherit a title, Tristan Wemyss has spent the majority of his adult life in service to the Crown. As the newly minted Earl of Trentham, he finds himself responsible for numerous estates and several elderly relatives, but requires a bride or he will forfeit the inheritance necessary for their upkeep. Determined to avoid the matchmakers of the ton and choose his own wife, Tristan decides on his charming and vivacious neighbor, Leonora Carling. Now if only he can convince her to give up her independent ways…The Lady Chosen has incredible potential both in terms of the romance and the suspense plot. Unfortunately, the story is excessively drawn out; the writing is overwrought and the sex scenes (while hot as heck) are as purple as they come.Tristan and Leonora are both appealing characters even though he can be a tad overbearing, and she has one or two (make that five or six) TSTL moments. Their courtship develops at a steady pace from attraction to intimacy to love, and is ultimately satisfying although it could have concluded more quickly. Likewise, the secondary storyline involving the mysterious man attempting to break into Leonora's family home is intriguing with some exciting actions scenes. However, it is unnecessarily protracted and the eventual explanation for the crime veers off into the ridiculous. Despite the issues with her writing, there is something about Laurens's storytelling that has me returning to her novels again and again. The basic premise of a group of military men returning home after war to seek solace in the arms of a woman they love is very enticing, and I look forward to seeing how the other members of the Bastion Club meet their matches.

  • Babel
    2019-01-11 11:02

    Desde niña, sí, sí, habéis oído bien, desde niña me ha gustado leer novela romántica. Una que es así de precoz. Con la lectura de hoy, me he sumergido en una novela de 500 páginas que han resultado ser todo un hallazgo. ¿Por qué? Por la sencilla razón de que LA PROMETIDA PERFECTA, de Stephanie Laurens, combina romance, misterio y pasión. Me he deleitado en la divertida premisa, la narración amena, el profuso detalle emocional, el estilo costumbrista y la paulatina relación de amor entre sus protagonistas.Propone un comienzo clásico: hombres de alcurnia en edad casadera. Vale, seguimos. Una banda de veteranos de guerra se enfrenta al mayor desafío a su seguridad masculina: el matrimonio concertado.¡Esto es la guerra, caballeros, la guerra de sexos!Qué comienzo tan inverosímil y atractivo. Resulta que estos hombres, tan viriles y con un pasado militar algo turbio, aunque siempre al servicio de Su Majestad, han heredado tierras, títulos y una colección de parientes femeninas a su cargo. ¿La única pega? ¿Cómo mantener a la prole de abuelillas, hermanas y primas si no afianzan el dinero de la herencia ni la posteridad de su apellido?Ahí radica el problema: la sociedad inglesa puede ser más peligrosa que un campo de batalla, más astuta y traicionera que una información robada al enemigo. ¿Qué puede hacer un hombre de buen ver y un gran apego a la libertad de elección cuando le obligan a buscar esposa?Pues formar un club de caballeros, por supuesto.El Club BastionLo mejor de todo es la táctica militar de la que este elenco de machotes hace alarde para afrontar el dilema. Ellos quieren tomar las riendas del asunto y que nadie les endilgue una florecilla insípida para que perpetúe sus irresistibles genes. Así que para conseguirlo, fundan un bastión desde el que organizar su estrategia matrimonial.Y es aquí cuando empezamos a conocer a uno de los miembros del club: Tristan Wemyss, conde de Trentham. A su lado, una ristra de hombres con mayúsculas, muy curtidos y listos, irán protagonizando una novela cada uno de la saga del Club Bastion.Entremos en detalles de esta novela en cuestión: The Lady Chosen, primera de una colección de historias independientes. La prometida perfecta reúne a la pareja de una forma peculiar. Me encanta la "excusa" que se ha inventado la autora para cruzar el destino de Leonora y Tristan. Un gran misterio se cierne sobre el idílico barrio de Belgrave, en Londres. La naturaleza práctica de Leonora y el sentido del deber de Tristan les incitan a intentar resolver el problema criminal que acecha sus casas. De los inevitables encuentros entre ellos surge una chispa que, deliciosa e irrevocablemente, estallará en un gran incendio de pasión que los devorará a ambos.Allí, caminando con Trentham, la paz se deslizó por sus venas como si un pozo que hubiera estado casi vacío se estuviera volviendo a llenar.Stephanie L. demuestra una gran meticulosidad a la hora de describir gestos, reacciones y movimientos. Es fácil meterse en la piel de los personajes. Sus chicos, una buena panda de apuestos casaderos, hacen alarde de aptitudes espía/matón. Sus damas son la quintaesencia de la buena sociedad. Refleja claramente los modales y usos de la época (1815), lo que se espera de los hombres y mujeres de alta posición. Cosas que, a su propia manera, tanto Leonora como Tristan desafían con su carácter. Ambos encuentran en el otro lo que nunca esperaron en sus vidas. Así que poco a poco se embarcan en una investigación. A pesar de todas las estratagemas disuasorio-amatorias del guapo conde, Leonora no se deja amilanar y exhibe una determinación admirable por ir tras la pista del criminal.Me ha encantado el curso de la investigación, pues ha provisto la trama de ritmo y estímulo, aparte de otorgar una coartada perfecta para que la pareja se conociera, en más de un sentido. Aunque he de admitir que cada vez que se hacían arrumacos y luego se detenían... ¡menuda frustración!EL MEJOR PRIMER BESO QUE HE LEÍDO NUNCAUna de las taras típicas de la novela romántica es la repetición. S. Laurens es capaz de navegar con gracilidad por esas peligrosas aguas. Gracias a dos frentes simultáneos, el enigma que rodea el número 12 y la clara misión amorosa del conde, la novela avanza con soltura y encanto. Muy recomendable si te gustan los romances con trama de fondo y una relación apasionada. Babel en http://torretadebabel.blogspot.com

  • Chitra *CJ*
    2019-01-16 03:41

    "The Lady Chosen" is the first book is Bastion club, and the story of Leonora and Tristan.We are introduced to the club, made up of ex spies and military men, who are forced to settle down due to reasons aplenty.Tristan has to find a wife to secure his inheritance, but before he can look around, he is bowled over by his sassy neighbor Leonora, who's house keeps getting intruded and gets threatened by some landowners.As they both embark together to solve the mystery of the goons, passion explodes and much to Leonoras reluctance- Tristan decides to make her his wife.Most of the book is them trying to solve the mystery, with interspersed scenes between the couple.Typical SL type slow burn romance. This takes place before the Cynsters as Devil is still single here. The love scenes between them are hot, and the chemistry is scorching.A well written book.Safe3.5/5

  • LaFleurBleue
    2018-12-30 08:38

    I also really liked this book which was formally the first in the Bastion Club series. The explanations behind the creation of the club were rather interesting, though a bit short and with so many new characters that it was difficult to place them all.I liked how the mere fact of creating this club embroiled Tristan directly in the story behind strange incidents occurring next door. I was convinced almost from the first that the two leads were perfect for each other and really enjoyed reading their discovering the other, learning to trust him/her, to like him/her and then progressively fall in love.There were not many misunderstandings or big clash of wills as the author often likes to add. The few there were always quickly deflated, with humor and respect for the other. I really liked that.A very good book as well which confirmed my good impression of this entertaining series.

  • Kit★
    2018-12-21 05:38

    Oh gosh, ok, I'm gonna do it. Here I go Bastion Club #1... I originally read it back in 2006-7 I think and I remember it being mostly ok, but long and drawn out. But that was before I really got into Laurens' books, got accustomed to her style and such, so I was kind of hoping it would impress me this time around. Well, I did enjoy it pretty much throughout, but I still think it was rather long and drawn out. Not that I can pinpoint anything that should've been cut out, but it just seemed pretty long. I got to page 40 or something like that before I realized (cause I'm oblivious to the obvious sometimes) that Leonora, the heroine of this one is the sister of Jeremy, hero of In Pursuit of Miss Eliza Cynster! Ha! I was sitting there like... why does the name Jeremy Carling seem so familiar? Heck, in that case, this is practically a Cynster book xDSpeaking of Cynster, the younger, bachelor Devil Cynster made a brief appearance at a ball, it was kind of fun seeing him, and good ol' Lady Osbaldestone as well. I kinda kept waiting for more names to drop. I like the Bastion guys so far, and the premise behind the club. I don't think Tristan is going to be my favorite though. He had a few moments in this story where he came across as more stalker-ish and overly-controlling than romantic. His pursuit of her hand in marriage showed a side of him that to me, went beyond strong, protective alpha male, and into that crazy stalker territory. Thankfully, they got past it, but there were a few sections where I was wanting to tell Leonora to run from his obsessiveness. To some extent, his actions could be construed as romantic I suppose, but to me it was kinda just a turn-off. And I just gotta say I am not a big fan of the name Tristan. No offense to anyone with that name or loved ones with that name, but it's just not my favorite, at all. I know it's a classic name, but meh, I don't like it :p Other than all that though, I don't really have too many complaints. To me, the mystery wasn't too easy to figure out, it kept me wondering. The love scenes hovered around that mythical border into purple-prose land, but never quite crossed it. A few scenes were even pretty steamy for me. With the description of Trentham having long wavy dark hair, I was kind of picturing him as a beefier Schneider (view spoiler)[ (hide spoiler)], and that certainly helped ;) I liked the way their relationship developed, though I have to say when she started thinking about having him 'teach' her about desire, all that stuff, I got pretty worried that I was going to have to go through that old, worn plot of love lessons and such that I got so tired of in the Cynster books. Thankfully, it didn't happen that way. The whole heroine with the 'I'll never marry any man' ploy got used here, and that was more than enough. Mostly though, I enjoyed this book. It didn't necessarily thrill me, but it was pretty good. Plus, it leaves me eager to continue on with the Bastion Club books, I will most likely tackle book #2 next month. Dalziel also intrigues me, I look forward to seeing more of him for sure. 3.5 Stars!["br"]>["br"]>

  • Lori McD
    2019-01-10 06:01

    3.5 starsI liked this book better than "Captain Jack's Woman", probably because the Hero and Heroine weren't jumping on top of one another every couple of pages!The premise is that post-Waterloo, the spies are out of business and back in England. We are introduced to seven men who were previously employed as spies, mostly infiltrating enemy lands and enemy lines, posing as locals. All seven are master impersonators, fighters, and strategists. The seven haven't all met until they find themselves gathered in a back room of a local tavern, having escaped a pre-Season ball. They knew one or two of the group, but not all seven. Now, the seven find themselves now heirs to titles and lands; all are gentlemen, but most didn't expect to inherit, being second sons or cousins -- not directly in line for the titles. But the war took many men, and illness that swept through the country (influenza) took many more. So now all seven men are being sought as husbands by determined mamas and debs.The seven men band together to form The Bastion Club - the last bastion for these men to have a say in their own futures. They're determined to marry the women that THEY choose, not be trapped or tricked into marrying because they aren't fluent with the rules of the "ton". And these men understand the value of associates, information, and sharing. They agree to purchase a house in Mayfair, close enough to the action, but far enough away to be inconspicuous. The purpose is to have their own club, to have a place to meet/interview prospective ladies, and to help one another make the best possible marriage of each man's choosing.Since Trentham has a double stake in marriage (he must marry by July or forfeit the monies to the estates but still inherit the upkeep of 8 old tabbies) and his Town house and estates are the closest, he takes on the chore of getting the house fitted and set up. While looking out the new club's library window, he spots Leonore - the lovely miss from the townhouse next store. She looks older, no deb this one. But when Trentham runs into her - literally - she proves to be handsome and intelligent. And she ensnares him in a mystery....Seems that #14 (the Bastion Club is #12) has had at least 2 foiled burglary attempts in the past month -- after Leonora's uncle Humphrey refused to sell the property to an unnamed buyer. And Leonora has been accosted twice. Leonora thinks that either Trentham and his friends are part of the scheme or can help shed light on what's going on; after all, they likely have a share in the worry, since they're close enough to be potentially burgled, too. And the club has had at least one intruder, who took the impression of the house keys and seems to be interested in the club's basement.Trentham sets to work to find the source of the burglaries and learn why #14 is the target. In the process, he spends more time with Leonora, who, at 26 has determined never to marry. But that doesn't mean she's not interested in learning more about what goes on between men and women. In one of my favorite passages, Leonora wonders why only women on the eve of their wedding nights are told about these "secrets"; why should this information be withheld? She's now old enough to be "on the shelf"; why can't she be told? Trentham has had thoughts about Leonora - he's not sure if she's mistress material or not, but likely not, since she is a lady. But he doesn't rush to decide she's his candidate for marriage... not until Leonora decides to seduce Trentham past the kissing and light petting that he's engaged in with her. When she asks him to "initiate" her into the ways between men and women, Trentham loses his mind, body, and soul.While not being ready to admit he's in love, Trentham is determined to MARRY Leonora, which proves to be difficult, since she's set against marriage. She's convinced the attraction will fade now that they've completed the exploration; he says never. They agree that they'll continue to be lovers for the next month. At the end of that month, if the attraction has faded, Trentham agrees to stop pursuing her; if not, Leonora agrees to marry him.Now we wade into pages and pages of sexual exploration... and the mystery takes a definite back seat. While it's fun to explore Trentham's family of "old tabbies" and learn more about both Leonora and Trentham, it's almost exasperating that someone as connected and astute as he is cannot solve this mystery or make any significant progress! Here is where the author remembers that she's supposedly writing a Regency romance, so she feels obligated to treat us to the "ton" scenes of balls, fetes, nights at the theater, and so on... all just minor backdrops for Trentham's continued seduction of Leonora.When we finally get right down to it, the mystery is, indeed, intriguing. And more complex that it appears on the surface. But it's all kind of a hodge-podge at the end... the resolution is quite anti-climactic, unfortunately.So why the 3.5 stars? Because most of this book is not only fun and enjoyable, but good - well-written with fascinating characters from every strata of Regency London society. Obviously, there's a lot more coming, since this is the 1st in a long line of books. I assume we'll learn each of the 7 men's stories? "Captain Jack's Woman" is supposed to be .5 in this series; I'm not sure why, though - the only Jack mentioned is one of the 7, and his last name doesn't seem right to me. Guess we'll have to find out!

  • Jessica Kayuha
    2019-01-01 02:52

    These books definitely require me to start keeping notes of all of the things that make me go "Really? That's really what you wrote?".1. The prologue's exposition. Nobody, but nobody would talk with friends that way. I get it, you have to give the reader the info some way. But please, at least also give us the benefit of the doubt that we have brains, and can possibly figure some things out on our own. Having men who have known each other for years address each other the way these did is asinine.2. (view spoiler)[I'm so aggravated by even the idea that she's so stupid as to think she's going to use her old key to the house because obviously the big strong military neighbor couldn't possibly have meant what he said when he said he'd take care of the possible burglar. I believe this is what is meant by TSTL. (hide spoiler)]3. Hooray, another mouth, another honey cavern!Well, I made it through this one. Very middle of the road. I didn't hate it, as I've finally made peace with the fact that I can't stand the way the author writes. But I do seem to enjoy the actual storylines so I will eventually make it through all of Laurens' books.

  • Diane Briones™
    2019-01-13 05:39

    The Lady Chosen, if like me, you're a Laurens fan, you may have been waiting for this book, for what feels like ever. I eagerly read it. The Bastion Club is a group of returning heroes from the war, feted (mainly, because there aren't that many eligible bachelors still around) in society, the men decide to buy a house and turn it into a club. A bolthole from all those marriage hunting mama's. Tristan holds true to that Lauren's image of a Regency man, blue blooded and true. Also very noble, (makes me wish that there were some around here) she skillfully weaves a tale of the man who knows he has to get married, in this case Tristan has to marry within the year or forfeit his inheritance. This would put all his lovely, scatty female dependents out on the street. He doesn't want to choose Leonora, but after she compromises him he is firmly under her spell. A plot concerning the theft of a powder that could help heal wounds on the battlefield, all pushes to a cracking finish. Lauren's remains my choice for fast paced, funny and non-boring Regency romance novels. I'm sick of whey faced heroines who swoon and expect the man to do it all, it's not accurate, there were many women who were independent and Laurens gives them a place within her books. --- Diane ™

  • Rosemary Morris
    2019-01-03 05:52

    This is the first book by Stephanie Laurens which I have read.The beautiful book cover captured my attention and the blurb on the back cover interested me. The first chapter about aristocratic spies during the Napoleonic Wars, who have resigned from the army and must marry, interested me. So did the opening scene set in October 1815 in which The Prince Regent burbled on about the Battle of Waterloo causing the former officers, who have sold their commissions, to escape from the Brighton Pavilion to a snug at an inn where they could chat about their inherited titles and fortunes and decide to form a club.“The men of the Bastion Club proved their bravery secretly fighting for their country. Now their leader faces that most dangerous mission of all:finding a bride.”The plot and theme of the novel are interesting and the larger than life characters spring to life. Unfortunately, instead of reading repeated descriptions of the hero and heroine kissing each other etc., which I found tedious, I wanted to find out what happened next. Eventually, I became irritated because although Stephanie Laurens’ many fans might not agree, in my opinion, the story was too long drawn out.

  • Meredith Galman
    2019-01-05 08:48

    I liked the idea of a group of noble gentlemen planning their marriages like a military campaign, but that's not at all what we get in this book. Question: why DO authors write Regencies when they're not willing to accept Regency conventions? Does the author really think that the catty old ladies in Jane Austen wouldn't notice if her hero and heroine snuck off together at every single party they were at for weeks to have sex across the breadth of the ton? Does she really think that an unmarried lady could move unaccompanied around London at all times of the day or night without occasioning comment? Add to that the stick-figure characterization, the choppy, overwrought prose, and the general implausibility of the plot, and you have, well, this mess. The sex is pretty hot, though.

  • SamJ ★Needs a HEA★
    2019-01-07 10:41

    Please check all prices before buying, prices correct at time of publication.£1.49 was £5.99Amazon UK Link - The Lady Chosen: Number 1 in series (Bastion Club)$2.26Amazon US Link - http://amzn.com/B004DNVXB0

  • Mahareni Sukadi
    2019-01-11 07:02

    Kurang greget,datar,cenderung mmbosankn.Heroine-nya jg nyebeliiiiiin,tiap dtiduri semangatnya '45,tp kukuh gak mo dnikahi.Sikap yg aneh u/ ukuran wanita lajang pd zaman it.Selain it,aktivitas spionase d buku ini jg kurang seruuuuu.*fiuuuuh...untung kmrn gak jd beli*

  • Amafle
    2018-12-29 06:04

    Tristan ❤❤❤❤

  • L H
    2019-01-03 03:00

    I didn't really hate the book...but it wasn't really a romance! Because I haven't really got any idea why fill in love...for me, it was basically a mystery book with a love story thrown in.-There wasn’t really much conversation between the two leads. No actual way for them to KNOW each other even though they seemed to spend a lot of time together going to parties, having sex (at every party), and solving the burglaries problems. -The heroin is set against marriage...but even SHE doesn't know why! By the middle of the book she was trying hard to figure out WHY was she so against being married...no past tragedies...even her broken engagement was something she welcomed at 18!-The lust? She never said NO!!!! All the guy had to do was pull her hand or kiss her finger and she can't stop anything...how was she a virginal spinster at 26 I wouldn't know! -I understand when leads sometime have reservations and can't be fully honest or open with each other...but trying to solve the burglaries and face a frightening man who attached her twice and broken in her house another 2 times, all by herself when the hero is trying to protect her? I felt the author was just trying to complicate the relationship but not in a very subtle way.Overall, the mystery part was good...the romance was not...there was a general lack of PASSION between the two.

  • Shari
    2019-01-07 06:02

    I really loved the relationship between the hero and heroine. First off, the hero KNOWS he needs to get married; he isn't one of these romance heroes who abhors the thought of marriage (and that's supposed to be the main conflict for him). Rather, it's the heroine who doesn't want to get married, and though that's a tad flimsy, it's at least grounded in some solid emotional reasoning, combined with the fact that she's reasonably independent and well-off without being married. These two come to genuinely fall in love, make changes for each other, TALK. Just lovely. But I've marked this as only 3 stars because the mystery plot is so boring and tedious, and I honestly didn't care who the burglar was or why he wanted into the house, and that took up a LOT of time in this story. Skim-read those parts and enjoy the romance.

  • April
    2018-12-26 10:40

    I adore this series!! Stephanie Laurens is a master at the Alpha Rake!! I love the men pursuing their ladies!!What a great story! I laughed and cried many times! Such wonderful writing and really engaging characters!! I love this authors work!!I adore this whole series and can not wait to see each man get his lady. It is a bit formula with the alpha male who is often chased finding a lady he wants and being forced to pursue her. But formula works that why we love it!Each book has an add but of intrigue that draws you in. And Stephanie Laurens knows how to deliver the steam!!I am currently on a Regency kick and this one was terrific!!

  • Nura
    2019-01-18 10:53

    ngebayaing para M16, kalo udah pensiun pada ngapain ya? kecewa sama aksinya para ex-spies ini, yang kebetulan para bangsawan semua. kurang greget. romannya terlalu bertele-tele. masa kemampuan mantan spion kawakan cuma nemuin kamar kosong di setiap pesta dansa. hadoooh... petunjuk yang didapat juga kebanyakan berdasarkan faktor luck doang. yang lebih ngeselin lagi, si Humprey sama Jeremy, kok kayaknya cuma jadi tempelan doang. Sibuk sendiri sama bukunya. dan gak bikin amaze meskipun mereka dikontrak buat ngerjain proyek dari British Museum.

  • Nyla Bright
    2019-01-17 03:58

    I have mixed feeling on this book. There are many historic inaccuracies which hurt suspicion of disbelief. The main male character is more then a little creepy and frankly someone I wouldn't want to meet. Yet, I read the entire book and completely enjoyed the sex scenes. So, read for the sex. If that thing doesn't float your boat, skip it.

  • Cortney
    2018-12-28 08:43

    This book was ridiculous!!! A women that is 26 years old and unmarried falls in love with a weird man that watches her next door. BUT she doesn't just fall in love she gives up her morals right away and then they continue doing such things with WAY TO MUCH INFO.... and hardly any story line!!! I couldn't even finish it it was so bad!

  • Elizabeth Bowman
    2018-12-19 02:51

    Me ha encantado. Sorprendida y agradecida con la narrativa de la autora (sobria, elegante, sutil), con la perfecta combinación de romance e investigación, encuentros íntimos furtivos, intriga y misterio. Una historia muy buena que he disfrutado.

  • Yelania Nightwalker
    2018-12-27 06:43

    Me ha gustado mucho la relación entre estos dos, y el misterio sigue presente en la novela como es común en los libros de esta autora. Sin embargo, los Cysnter son mi serie favorita de ella :)Reseña completa en breve.

  • Amanda
    2018-12-28 09:36

    Actual 3.5 - it's so nice to have some action and mystery in historical romances. It adds so much to it, almost to the point where maybe they're technically not historical romances. Almost. I like this series so far. Ex-spies… how very Victorian 007.

  • Barbara
    2019-01-05 09:55

    Not happy with this narrator. She can't do the male voices. Jill TannnerThe book was slow and long.

  • Shari Kay
    2019-01-12 06:59

    passhttps://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

  • Bianca
    2019-01-01 07:50

    A bit slow in some places, but overall very enjoyable!

  • Natalie
    2019-01-10 06:00

    I am all for romance novels, but god this one is so THICK and so BORING. The whole arc that gets the two main characters is the LEAST interesting. And the dudes voyereustic peering is not romantic it's stalky and the main characters family is another boring addition. there scenes feel completely unnecessary. I finished out of spite mostly. I just was determined to know how good or bad the whole book was and UGH. I'm donating this immediately.

  • Leslie Strobel Madrzak
    2018-12-25 03:04

    I love the Cynster books, but this one leaves me wanting. It REALLY drags. No part is particularly bad, but no part is particularly good. I hate ditsy or annoying leading ladies and she is neither. However, I never actually come to care about her. I have read some of the other reviews that blame the never ending monotony on the narrator, and this is a possibility. I may have to motivate to read the book some time and see if I like it better, but at this point, I cannot recommend it.

  • Alyse
    2019-01-08 09:39

    I really like this book. It included action, adventure and romance all rolled up in one story.

  • Lissy Liz
    2018-12-18 03:46

    Audiobook- 3.5 stars