Can you explain the peculiar relationship the Frobishers have with the Crown? Spending her evenings standing beside Declan-handsome, attentive, and suavely engaging as he'd been-had proved far less of a trial than she'd expected. Se você reside em um país membro da União Europeia que não seja o Reino Unido, o imposto sobre a venda não é recuperável. At her best, with the first six or eight Cynster novels, she quickly became one of my favorite romance authors. With The Black Cobra Quartet, the four stories ran concurrently, each happening over much the same period of time, all ending in the same place at the same time. But bare weeks into their honeymoon, Declan is required to sail to West Africa. Far from adhering to orthodox mores, she and her ducal family are even more unconventional than the Frobishers.
No caso de livros de capa dura, pode não incluir a sobrecapa. But this cover is just so bad. Not, as Edwina had clearly anticipated, a shocking surprise, but an infinitely intriguing and attractive one. Because they were on their honeymoon, Declan's business ventures are on hold, so their time together has little stress. Born to the purple--born to rule--she's determined to rule her life.
His family was ancient-the Frobishers had fought alongside Raleigh in Elizabeth's time. Laurens could have developed this unspoken disagreement into a true conflict, one which would require compromise, change, and growth on both their parts. The small staff met their needs more than adequately; other than deciding menus, she needed to do little to keep everything running smoothly in that sphere. This will be continued in the next book, through the eyes of another couple. After four years in England, Stephanie and her husband returned to Australia, where she continued to work in cancer research, eventually heading her own research laboratory. From a distance of mere inches, she studied his, then beneath the pad of his finger, her lip curved. Every books feels the same- I'm so tired of it.
A maioria das páginas não apresenta danos, há um mínimo de dobras ou desgaste, grifos ou sublinhados a lápis no texto, sem realce no texto, sem nada escrito nas margens. Praise for the works of Stephanie Laurens. Declan got his wish-up to a point. While Lucasta undoubtedly possessed an iron will and a spine of steel—how else had she coped with the vicissitudes of fate over all these years? The subsequent private meeting between the Frobishers, Roscoe, and his right-hand man, Jordan Draper, had all but literally been the icing on the wedding cake. He was supposed to be on his honeymoon. Their own cottage was built in the 16th century, while next door were the protected ruins of an early Roman villa, and nearby was a 14th century castle. All the woman are dressed beautifully and the men wear their finest as well.
The first voyage is one of exploration, the second one of discovery. Declan got his wish--up to a point. Beneath her fairy-princess exterior, Edwina possesses a spine of steelone that might bend, but will never break. What tasks do you accomplish for Frobisher and Sons? He assumes that the household, children, and wife will remain safely in England while he continues his life as an explorer sailing the high seas, and he gets his wish—up to a point. The problem with this particular plot angle is that the relationship in question has to be strong enough to support itself within the structure of the story, and unfortunately it just didn't work for me here. Some of the characters in this series were secondary characters in prior novel , as well as two of her prior series The Bastion Club and The Black Cobra Quartet.
Yes, they are in love, but for such strong characters, meeting and knowing that the other is the one, and then getting to the altar. There was however one scene that made me laugh and sort of got me through to the end when he found his wife stowed away. Edwina finds herself married to a man who matches her adventurous heart and between them Declan and Edwina chart their way into a closer and more satisfying relationship. Most romances, historical and otherwise, are all about the chase. I'm sure many people will enjoy this book, but it didn't connect with me.
When she saw the time, her eyes widened. The Frobishers had never had much interest in land, and what acres they held lay far to the north, close by Aberdeen—a very long way from London. She formulated goals and planned campaigns-then executed them. In part, that was a physical response—what red-blooded man could resist the appeal inherent in a tumble of pale blond ringlets framing a heart-shaped face, in bright blue eyes, large and well set beneath finely arched brown brows and lushly fringed by long brown lashes, in a peaches-and-cream complexion unmarred by any blemish beyond a row of freckles dusted across the bridge of her small nose, and in lips full and rosy that just begged to be kissed? I loved Edwina's realization that nagging isn't going to get her what she wants, so she has to be less direct. Copy provided by the publisher. This book clearly takes place in the same world that Laurens other novels.
As Declan learns when he tried to travel to Africa alone. We each captain our own ship, and it would be accurate to say that we still carry cargo. Reading Lauren's works over the years, the notion of marriage and what factors contribute to bring two people together in a strong relationship that grows over time has surely been a central theme. He wasn't interested in those who gathered around them; he was interested only in her. They all know how to operate in the ton, how to bend ton perceptions to their advantage. In the opening of this book we are introduced to the heroine, Lady Edwina Frobisher.