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Dance of the Butterfly (Dance #2)

3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  123 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Book 2 in the Dance series. Magnus Thorvald, as strong and stubborn as the oak he carves, steers clear of loose women since his ex-wife's betrayal. Kat Donaldson, thirty-something free spirit, suburban Philadelphia art gallery owner, and enthusiastic sexclub devotee, meets the first man who won't say yes. When Kat hears about an obscure artist's uncommon talent, she tracks ...more
Paperback, 227 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Ellora's Cave (first published May 11th 2005)
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Julie (jjmachshev)
May 15, 2008 Julie (jjmachshev) rated it it was amazing
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Shelves: 2008-reads, erotica
Ooohhhh...another hot one.

Kat is a free spirit. Raised by a child of the Haight-Ashbury crowd, she's never been one to hide her sexual needs and proclivities. Then she runs into Magnus. He's as gorgeous as his wood creations. Kat wants him; both his body and to serve as agent for his artistic creations. But Magnus has some issues with sexually free women.

Another beautiful story about a man and a woman learning about themselves and what they need.

WARNING: Contains, graphic sex, semi-public nudity
The second book in the Dance series by Cris Anson. Erotic romance. I liked it a little more than the 1st but not enough to rate it a 4. Just okay for me.
Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
Kat Donaldson mother raised her to believe to never be with just one man - love them all like a like a butterfly who samples every flower in the field. She has lived by this her whole life and has a long list of sexual experiences behind her. She is also a board member for a sex club. She is also a art gallery owner always on the look out for new talent to showcase. She is made aware of an artist that does the most amazing things with wood and set it in her mind she wants to represent him.

3 1/2 stars

My first time reading this author, I noticed that many reviewers preferred the first book to this series. Not having read it, I can't tell a difference, but can say that this can be read as a stand alone. I picked it up because I needed a book sent in Pennsylvania to finish a challenge, and I liked the butterfly on the cover.

A fun, hot read. Magnus is an uptight divorced artist living in the back woods of Pennsylvania, his puritan life brought on by the sexual excesses of his former w
Cheap and Lazy
Could have been great. Torn on how to rate this one. I loved the conflict--damaged dominant heroes who do awful things actually work for me. BUT, they have to be sorry for what they've done and they have to earn (or at least ask for!) forgiveness. It would have only needed a sentence or two and I would have been happy (and given 5 stars). On the other hand, if the story wasn't as well written as it was, I wouldn't have cared enough to be mad. And it was hot. Even hotter than the first one, even ...more
Jun 24, 2012 Janet rated it liked it
I must say I liked book 1 much better. Magnus just did not come across as a hot alpha male or someone that was sure of himself. Although he was reeling from his divorce and the heartache from his wife; I just felt he did not have chemistry with Kat.

Kat owns and runs an art gallery and is a powerful women who was on the board of the Platinum Club. The carryover from book one about her and how she was really exhibition and very comfortable with her sexuality did not display in this book. To take t
3.5 stars

I thought that it would have been better if the Hero wasn't such a judgmental ass. there are only so many times you can call a woman a whore and I don't get pissed off. It just turned me off--the way he treated her was just horrible. He did redeem himself, but I could never get over his behavior in the beginning.
Nov 07, 2011 Rainey rated it really liked it
I am really enjoying this series. cant wait to read the next one. Liked the plot, characters with great hot sex as is expected.
Cheri D Mendenhall

I liked how Kat and Magnus learned what each liked and the courting of each other. I liked how she developed about people in the Platinum Society.
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I write erotic romance because I firmly believe that life doesn't stop at the bedroom door. I had a deeply romantic relationship with my husband of 22 years, and I want to celebrate his memory in my writing. After he died, it took me a long time to come out of my grief, but parts of him -- his honor, courage, optimism, tenacity, and lust for life -- live on in all my heroes. They’re all alpha men, ...more
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