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The Ice Prince (Orsini Brides #1)

3.53  ·  Rating Details ·  361 Ratings  ·  37 Reviews
Prince Draco Valenti, known as the ice prince, bears his title reluctantly, and wears his icy exterior like a suit of armor that no opponent can penetrate….

Except Anna Orsini. She isn't any ordinary adversary, she's a high-flying, straight-talking lawyer in a no-nonsense suit and killer stilettos—conflicting signals that perplex, frustrate and attract Draco all at the same
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Mills & Boon (first published 2011)
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The Ice Prince has to be my least favorite Orsini book, it just fell flat for me. Anna is an Orsini and like her brothers hates what her father's does and thinks her mother is second to her father. So she is a lawyer, with all modern outlook, that women can be like men, have sex and kick men out in the morning, she goes to meet Draco on behest of her father(some property claim), but they don't who each other is at the beginning, they fight and make-out on a plane.

Then meet as adversaries, fight
Alex is The Romance Fox
The Ice Prince continues the story of the Orsini Dynasty and it’s the 1st in the Orsini Brides…yes, we get the Orsini’s sisters stories….yippee!!!!

Cesare Orsini is up to his shenanigans again…what a crafty old fox. This time, using emotional blackmail once again….he’s asked his lawyer daughter, Anna to fly to Italy to claim back land in Sicily that once belonged to her mother and had been unlawfully claimed by Prince Draco Valenti.
Naturally there’s more to his request and I wondered what Anna,
Arguably the best harlequin novella out of the three I've read this month.

Good, solid, steaming hot porn that is more than 40 pages long. Nipples everywhere and the protagonist is not a virgin. Hellz yeah. I'm a pleased reader.

The story was somewhat interesting, even if I only half suspected that the father was trying to play the matchmaker (I really think there should be some clarification for the ones who haven't read the previous installments in the series).
It was sexist in a lot of ways and
Jun 07, 2015 Roub rated it liked it
This was light and fun. They both had the hots for each other and fell into bed rather quickly. Draco was especially yummy! It’s no wonder anna cud not resist him! I loved her modern attitude and resilience. She was not naïve and knew how to treat men as she had 4 brothers! However, I still prefer niccolo’s story.
Nov 03, 2014 sbf20112011 rated it liked it
3.5 stars. This started out ok, but got pretty boring by the end. Plot was boring, and being told what the characters were thinking was also boring. Readable, but not great.
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Miniseries: The Orsini Brides
Nov 11, 2012 Dalimar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Siguiendo la linea de los anteriores libros.Cesare le pide a su hija abogada que lo ayude a recuperar unas tierras que segun el son de su esposa y segun el principe son de el y de su familia.

Draco y Anna se encuentran en un aereopuerto,cosa bastante original ya que la historia de la serie se estaba tornando mas repetitiva.Aunque el caracter temperamental de ambos chocan desde el principio se dejan llevar por la atraccion sin si quiera saber el nombre.

Luego descubren que por poco se dejan arrastr
At one point near the beginning, I did consider flouncing this book, but I carried on in the end and just skim-read some parts. Unfortunately, I'm just not the type of reader who finds mob family stories that interesting and that's kind of what this is. Also, I wasn't such a fan of Anna in the first place. She was one of those 'strong and independent' characters who is portrayed that way by screeching a lot, slapping people, and getting angry and rude all the time. It just wasn't that appealing ...more
Hated Anna like really really hated her , she didn't come off as a strong feisty independent woman Nope Nope And Nope she was rude , arrogant and did I mention Rude !! the funniest part was how she accused Draco of acting superior while it was her doing that all the time .. and if there's one thing I can't tolerate it's when people don't know how to say thank you when someone does something nice for them GAH she was horrible .. Draco was a typical Sandra Marton hero though he was hateful somet ...more
Jun 29, 2012 Makii rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un libro ligero... de esos que lees cuando necesitas relajarte y volver a sentir el amor que puede darte un libro!!
Si bien es corto, te tiene sonriendo todo el tiempo, sintiendo la inexplicable pasión de los personajes y sus temores...
Lo feo es que los últimos dos capítulos pasan como el viento.... podría haber trabajado mas en ellos....
Especial para una tarde/noche de melancolía donde necesitas de esa historia de amor que te haga volverte a enamorar...asi sea de algo tan corto y efímero como es
Tonya Warner
Dec 11, 2011 Tonya Warner rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Anna Orsini must buckle under to try and save her mother's legacy. Having her distasteful father ask her to be his legal representative to Prince Draco Valenti and push thru the family's legal claim to property the Prince is trying to build on is galling, but she will for her mother's sake.

Draco might be a prince, but he has struggled to restore the family's name and coffers thru years of hard work. Having the Orsini claim on his own legacy is bothersome, but not nearly as bothersome as the fies
The worst in the series so far and to start with I thought this series wasn't as good as her other family series.

I didn't like both the hero and the heroine and some sentences in the story really got on my nerves.

I have to say that the last few books I read by Sandra Marton weren't as good as previous books by her and I hope she'll do better soon or she won't be an auto buy for me anymore!

Nov 18, 2016 Mel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mills and Boon Success

I loved the Orsini Brothers series, it's good to see the sisters get a go at finding HEA too. I can't wait to see how the Orsini's finish off. Isabella is my favourite character, what better way to finish off the series.

I thought Ana and Draco were strong characters and it was interesting to see that for the majority of the book there was no secondary characters to 'fill out' the story. Bravo!
Micaela Ramos
This is a book to read in a weekend. It was cool but not that "THING", I think this is a kind of book written to make women feel special, to make them think that passion and sex is everything but it's not. There are more important things than that. I appreciate this book... I like these kind of book but it's not my favorite reading.
Diana Tan
Jan 15, 2013 Diana Tan rated it it was amazing
Sandra Marton's The Ice Prince is a part of The Orsinis series. I love all books in this series. I truly enjoyed Draco's and Anna's love-hate relationship and also witnessing how 2 tough & stubborn people get scared at the thought of them having fallen quickly in love. The ice prince, Draco, has a very funny sense of humor, too.
Cahnty Moengil
Jan 15, 2017 Cahnty Moengil rated it liked it
Pembukaannya lumayan menjanjikan, tapi... konflik pemicu terasa nggak klimaks. Sebegitu gampangnyakah urusan perebutan tanah mereka kelar? Saya sudah baca bukunya Isabella Orsini duluan, jadi mikir kalau sebenarnya masalah perebutan tanah itu memang cuma akal-akalannya Cesare buat mempertemukan Anna dan Draco.
Awalnya saya suka dengan gaya Anna yg mandiri dan kuat itu. Tapi begitu dia membukakan pintu utk Draco dan langsung "beraktifitas", jadi merasa Anna tuh cewek yang selalu jual mahal. Yah bs dibilang novel inii sih banyakan olahraga-ranjang-dan-pintu-dan-meja daripada konfliknya sendiri. Kirain Anna bakal ngasih perlawanan apa gitu soal tanah di Sisilia.
Aug 28, 2013 Tamaruhi rated it liked it
Well, I really loved the story. Anna and Draco had a really passion relationship, but I think that some details could be lost and the story would be even better. Thanks for the lovely story Sandra ! I am looking for your other books to read.
Noor Gendy
Feb 08, 2014 Noor Gendy rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, series
the Orisini Brides're the 5th & 6th parts of the Orisini Brothers series .. & Again i really really enjoyed reading it .. but i loved Izzy more than Ana & i don't Know why .. it's just what I felt :) anyway Great work Sandra .. keep it up ... i really love your Novels :)
Jun 06, 2011 FeliciaKaren rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: harlequin

The heroine is annoying as hell.DNF...
Rebecca Roberts
Jul 28, 2012 Rebecca Roberts rated it it was ok
Some really good bits to this book, but many disappointing bits. The ending was awful and very rushed.
Ana  Fitriana
Mar 21, 2016 Ana Fitriana rated it it was ok
menurut aku sih biasa aja. Khas harlequin bgt, cinderella sindrom. Yah.. walaupun Anna bkn dari keluarga miskin, bapaknya Mafia. Itu yg bikin unik.
Glenda Alencar
Jan 28, 2016 Glenda Alencar rated it it was amazing
Amei este. Draco e Ana são personagens marcantes daqueles ficam na memória ... Nada como a Itália para desencadear as emoções.
Sep 06, 2011 Michaela rated it did not like it
Rubbish. It was rushed and didnt feel like it even had a conculsion. Anna was annoying as hell and seemed like she had split personality disorder to go with her dullness.
Jul 03, 2011 Diane rated it it was ok
the title waspromising but the story itself just didn't live up to that title's promise. why do all the main characters have to be titled and/or rich/and/or gorgeous and/or a royal PITA!
Apr 07, 2013 Meetu rated it did not like it
Terrible. The story seems to jump around with heavy necking and sex without much rhyme or reason. There was a storyline hidden somewhere but it got lost in all the sleaze.
Nov 26, 2014 Pravana rated it liked it
Lover Alex the Romance fox's review.
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Miniseries: The Orsini Brides
Katie, maybe try this one.
Jul 04, 2013 Jenny rated it did not like it
Anna was annoying as hell! I wanted to slap her silly! I can't believe Sandra Marton wrote this book!
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