The Ravencliff Bride
As the coach flew up the Cornish coast, Sara saw the end of her journey: Ravencliff Manor. She was now its Baroness. But what sort of man would rescue her from debtors prison by marriage, sight unseen, by proxy? Obviously, a wretchâ”the same sort of man who kept the curtains drawn and his house in a state of gloomy disrepair. The same sort of man who let a strange, wolf-l
She is an amazing storyteller. One that deftly creates a Regency world like few can do. Laying over that is the strong Gothic paranormal that echoes back to books of 50 years ago, like Rebecca and My Cousin Rachel. This was her debut romance novel and we all expected her to go ...more
Really? Almost being raped and the night after she's leaving the door ajar to whoever wants to come in, despite warnings about danger?
Being stubborn is not an admirable character if it only annoy the readers. Seriously, what is the heroine's problem? Are we supposed to like her because her not OBEYING (God forbid heroines who do that) is a sign of being inde ...more
I enjoyed this one, though I am not usually big on paranormal twists. The hero had the right mix of sympathetically sweet and creepy, while the heroine was surprisingly the right mix of intelligence, awkward and curious. Not an overly dramatic drama, the relationship is slow going and mystery building, but once the hero and heroine start to interact the pace picks up and provides for some humorously tender moments. Of course steamy tension prevails though the pages, but no bodice rippi ...more
Dawn wrote historical f ...more