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Taming the Wolf (The de Burghs #1)

3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  595 Ratings  ·  33 Reviews
Champion of Her Heart

Though Marion Warenne's past was but a dim nightmare, her present held a vision of glory - the formidable Dunstan de Burgh. A fierce knight who was determined to win their battle of wills, all the while protesting mightily that he did not believe in love.


Dunstan de Burgh, Baron of Wessex, had ofttimes heard himself likened to a wolf on the prowl: fierc
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Mass Market Paperback, 299 pages
Published September 1995 by Harlequin
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Crista
This book has all the ingredients that I love in a good romance novel:

1. A hero who is a strong, fierce, macho warrior..... however one that is clueless about love and emotion.
2. A heroine who is strong, independent, and not afraid to push her hero's buttons.
3. A strong family with strong ties to one another.
4. A book that gives the hero/heroine significant time in the book alone with one another!
5. A book that has a some intrigue, suspense, humor, and sadness.
6. A book with scorching sens
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Lisa Kay

4 stars. I love to be transported back to the medieval era for a good historical romance; in fact, it used to be my favorite. However, having saturated myself in it, it has been hard to find any plotlines that haven’t become passé, or any with twists that still remain realistic for the period. This first in a series is a fun one, with a few surprises that made me smile plenty and dialogue that was occasionally laugh out loud; a nice little shinning jewel hidden in a Harlequin Historical. Plus
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Pamela(AllHoney)
Champion of Her Heart. Though Marion Warenne's past was but a dim nightmare, her present held a vision of glory - the formidable Dunstan de Burgh. A fierce knight who was determined to win their battle of wills, all the while protesting mightily that he did not believe in love.

Dunstan de Burgh, Baron of Wessex, had ofttimes heard himself likened to a wolf on the prowl: fierce, brave and ever-alert to danger. How so, then, could one soft-eyed damsel escape his watchful eye time and time again? An
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Hanife


Bu yorum aynı zamanda Romancekolikte yayınlanmıştır.

Kitabı gülerek ağlayarak bazı yerlerde yazarın uzatmalarına sıkılarak okudum. Ama sevdim mi? Evet, hemde çok. Kızımızın başına gelen olaylardan tutun sonuna kadar bol aksiyonlu bir kitaptı. Ama yazara seyahat bölümlerini keşke o kadar uzatmasaydın demeden de edemedim yahu!

Kitabın yarısı neredeyse karakterlerimizin ingilterenin bir ucundan öteki ucuna gidip gelmeleri ile geçti. Ama şu da bir gerçekti ki Marion'un sürekli Dunstan'ın elinden kaç
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Megan
Book 1 in the de Burgh series.

What a way to start a series! I had read book #3.5 in an anthology, and that just made me want to start the series all the more! Amnesia. A long journey. A murderous uncle. A knight to die for. Who could ask for anything more? The plot was pretty typical of other medieval romances I have read- but how beautifully written! The characters are larger than life and you can’t help falling in love with Marion and Dunstan as they struggle to fall in love (or not fall in l
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P.
Oct 15, 2016 P. rated it really liked it
Good story, good characters, good read.
Charlie
Jul 27, 2014 Charlie rated it did not like it
The heroine seems adolescent in her decisions and actions most of the time. Her choices are not rational - why should she be infatuated with the hero in one moment then hate him for taking her back to the man that legally owns her the next? Be angry at the law. Be angry at society's inequalities. Be angry at the 'family' she grew to love kicking her out for Pete's sake, but don't be angry at the messenger (or rather the delivery guy in this case).

She is not smart! I guessed where she had hidden
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Merve Aslankılıç
Kitap konu ve içerik olarak çok güzel olsa da çok durgundu bana göre. Bunun dışında De Burgh kardeşlerin -tam olarak yedi kardeşler- değişik ve renkli kişilikleri, Campion Kontu'nun oğullarını tek lafıyla dize getirmesi, Marion'un Dunstan'a ettiği işkenceler eğlenceli diyaloglarla tamamlanmış. Her ne kadar konu güzel, yazım tarzı eğlenceli olsa da durağan bir kitaptı ve bu sıkılmama neden oldu. Durağanlık da olmasaydı dört dörtlük bir tarihi romance olabilirdi.
HÜLYA
Jun 02, 2012 HÜLYA rated it it was amazing
Bu ayki Harlequinn'in Historical sayisi büyüleyici idi.
Aslında Serinin ilk kitabi idi bu okudugum daha önceki bilge kardeş Goeffrey De Burgh'un hikayesidi bu da ikinci macerasıydi.

Simdi okudugum ise Wessex Kurdu lakapli Dunstan De Burgh'un hikayesi idi. O kadar güzel ve akici idi bunda cevirmen Nirgül Özborek'in büyük katkısi oldugunu düsünüyorum.Kralın Buyruğunu da aynı çevirmen çevirmişti..Okurken kesinlikle büyük bir zevk aldım hatta Kralın Buyruğu'ndan beni bu macera daha fazla etkiledi..

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Adriana Fogaça
Jul 08, 2013 Adriana Fogaça rated it it was amazing
O Clã dos De Burgh 01
O Lobo Domado
Deborah Simmons
H. Históricos 83
2011

O que ainda se pode dizer desta estória, mais do que já foi dito?

Já li as 3 versões deste livro, devo admitir que, não me lembro da versão da Nova Cultural, e sim das duas feitas pela Harlequin, não consegui identificar diferenças entre elas, ainda mais porque a tradução foi feita pela mesma tradutora, então pra mim é o mesmo texto, só mudou a capa, infelizmente, pois, preferia a capa anterior.

Adoro este livro, a estória é ext
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Lulu
5 stars! :)

This is my first Deborah Simmons novel. I enjoyed reading this one! Loved the author's writing style and I'm pretty sure I'll be reading other works from this author. :)

It's seldom that I like the heroine of the story as I usually emotionally invest in the hero. But in this book, I love the heroine! There are no TSTL moments by Marion. She's very witty and she always try to make of the best out of every situation she finds herself into. She's not your usual tall, gorgeous, and pre
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Ceren Ünlü
Sep 06, 2012 Ceren Ünlü rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Deborah Simmons / WESSEX KURDU
Bı kitaba ba-yıl-dım !! BAYILDIM. Mükemmeldi. Yazar her türlü duyguyu en derinlerinde hissettiriyor. Ve hersayfa da bende delirmiş bir kahkaha atma hali. Okurken gülmekten koptum ! Yanımda annem, saki delirmişim gibi bir bakış atıyor. Belki de delirdim. :) Bu kitap, bu Marrion adamı delirtir. İnatçı kız ya ! İnatçı, akıllı...
Dunstan'da önce inatçılığına vuruluyor zaten sonra güzelliğine. Aşık oluyor da adamımız, aşka inanmıyor beeh :)) Ayy uyuz etti beni :):)
ahahaa
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Lily
Jul 19, 2015 Lily rated it really liked it
I loved Dunstan....he was one hot alpha male. I took one star off for Marion who I liked one minute and was annoyed with the next. Something about her rubbed me the wrong way at times....without giving something away, I'll just say I didn't agree with some of her decisions. The storyline was quite good and definitely held my attention the whole way through. I loved the de Burgh family and am looking forward to getting to know them better in subsequent books.
Serena.. Sery-ously?
Ok, io sono un'insofferente e questo è assodato.. Però proprio non riesco a superare l'astio che mi creano i teatrini fra i personaggi per alzare un po' il livello del pathos.
Mi hanno innervosito da morire sia lei che lui, maschio alfa doc. Non ricordo già i loro nomi, a dire il vero..

Credo di poter dormire sonni tranquilli circa l'evoluzione della trama e abbandonarlo senza troppe remore.. Amen.
Lori Roers
Mar 08, 2015 Lori Roers rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story

Loved meeting this family of brothers and I can't wait to read all their stories. I enjoyed reading a book that kept my attention until its end. So many books now seem to be written just for sexual content and not for character development. I am excited to read the next book in this series.
Shiya Nellas
Jul 01, 2015 Shiya Nellas rated it it was amazing
This book surprised me. The first few chapters I was utterly confused at how fastpaced the story was that I just couldn't keep up but eventually it stabilised and I found it really entertaining. I really enjoyed the banters between the main leads. Hopefully I'll see more of them in the next books in this series.
Nenya
Apr 01, 2015 Nenya rated it it was amazing
Very similar to Julie Garwood's Honor's Splendour, which predates this by 10 years, also a favorite of mine.
Esra
Oct 16, 2014 Esra rated it really liked it
Shelves: own-a-copy, harlequin
İlk başlarda sıkıldımm okumakta zorlandım ama nerede ki kızın hafıza geri geldi sonra olaylar da daha akıcı oldu sanki :D de Burgh kardeşlere bayıldım ama çok komikler :D Hele kitabın sonundaki olaya iyi güldüm bakalım şanslı deBurgh hangisi :D :D
Christy Stewart
I think I read the wrong book...I keep seeing people say that the leading lady in this is smart but she couldn't find her way out of an imaginary paper bag. She would run into the woods screaming, bumping into trees until she died of either a brain hemorrhage or dehydration.
Rachel
Jun 06, 2013 Rachel rated it liked it
England 1270

This story would have gotten more stars if the hero didn't want to do nothing but screw! The sex scenes were lame, sounded like something right out a porno with the dialog! I didn't get a feel of true love from Dunstan towards Marion, all I got was lust.
siriusedward
Jul 29, 2013 siriusedward rated it it was ok
not gud enough...heroines spineless n wishy washy...no much chemistry btw d H/h..hero a selfis, self absorbed brute..who doesn't respect d h at al...no surprise der as h tooo hs no self respect...al in al a poor read...
Claudia
Feb 06, 2015 Claudia rated it really liked it
I really liked it as both characters really grow throughout their journey. Although I was a bit impatient with Marion sometimes ... All in all a great start for the series and I can't wait to read the stories about the other brothers
Christine
Oct 12, 2007 Christine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: historical romance lovers
E-book format
Well I'm starting the second Deborah Simmons book i have today. Let's see how it goes.
Update: it was pretty good. Taking into account the first one I had read (The Robber Bride) she seems to give her characters more room to grow then I have found in other romance writers.
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Deborah Simmons is the author of twenty-five historical romances and novellas, published by Avon, Berkley, and Harlequin.

A native midwesterner, Simmons graduated cum laude from Wittenberg University and was a journalist before turning to fiction. Her first book, Heart's Masquerade, was published by Avon in 1989 and was followed by a number of Harlequin Historicals, including a USA Today Bestsellin
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Other Books in the Series

The de Burghs (7 books)
  • The De Burgh Bride (de Burgh, #2)
  • Robber Bride (The de Burghs #3)
  • My Lord de Burgh (de Burgh, #4)
  • My Lady de Burgh (de Burgh, #5)
  • Reynold de Burgh: The Dark Knight (de Burgh, #6)
  • The Last de Burgh (de Burgh, #7)

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