delight me again and again, or hold a special place in my heart
for You, Jennifer Crusie
Outlander, Diana Gabaldon
Captive Passions, Fern Michaels
Born in Shame, Nora Roberts
Gone with the Wind, Margaret
for You, Jennifer Crusie
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. A smart, sassy heroine, a sexy
devil of a hero, and an off-the-rails ex make this an uproariously
funny read. Crusie's prose and dialog is pitch perfect, her characters
strong and believable.
her live-in lover tries to take her dog to the pound, Quinn McKenzie
decides it's time for a change. Soon, the life renovation involves
moving out, and getting a new house, a new bed, a new couch, and
she hopes a new lover. The subplots are as enjoyable as the main
story in this lark of a book.
Does a romance reader exist who hasn't read Outlander? Diana Gabaldon's
story is wonderfully imagined. Claire, Her feisty, modern heroine
is one you can root for, identify with, and admire. In some ways,
I think you feel the setting precisely because Claire looks at it
with modern eyes.
back through time from post-WWII Scotland to the Scotland of 1943,
Claire Randall finds danger, mystery, and most of all, passion with
sorry, I made the mistake of picking up the book and starting to
read. I have to go now.
This is the first romance I ever read, at the tender age of 14. My
cousin brought a friend to visit and she loaned it to me. I read it
in one sitting. I remember being amazed at the love scenes. I didn't
understand everything they were doing, but it sounded good to me.
heroine, Sirena, and her sister are sailing to the West Indies to
marry her sister off to a Dutch planter when their ship is set upon
by pirates. Sirena is raped and her sister murdered in the most
dastardly fashion. She vows revenge, and with the help of a cabin
boy, escapes. When she reaches the West Indies, she marries the
planter, pretending to be the devout wife. Secretly, however, she
sneaks away to sail as the Sea Siren, a pirate captain always searching
for the hook-handed pirate who killed her sister.
this book. Sirena wasn't a wimpy heroine waiting to be saved. She
could duel with the best of them, run a ship, and capture the heart
of the hero. My kinda chick.
in Shame, Nora Roberts
In the last book of the Concannon family saga, Nora Roberts paints
a vivid picture of new worlds, old sorrows, and new links forged.
Wracked by her mother's deathbed confession of the identity of her
real father, Shannon Bodine comes to Ireland to meet the sisters
she only just discovered she has. Then she meets Murphy Muldoon.
Together, they rewrite an ancient legend and find a legendary passion,
even as Shannon finds the warmth and connection of sisters and family.
how many times I read it, this one holds up.
with the Wind,
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