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Vixens (Skye's Legacy #6)
Surrounded by mystery and scandal, the widowed Fancy Devers arrives in England only to catch the roving eye of King Charles II. But when their fiery romance settles into a comfortable friendship, the King is determined to find his glamorous mistress a husband.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published February 1st 2003 by Kensington
(first published January 1st 2003)
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The final installment in the Skye O'Malley Legacy series went out with a whimper and not a bang. I looked forward to a last hurrah of Skye's descendants, great-great granddaughters in this case, but had to settle for cardboard cut-out characters with little to no depth and with whom it was near impossible to feel any real connection. The use of sobriquets bordered on the absurd (male twins known as Damn and Darling? Nauseating.), the cookie cutter protagonists (the mysterious one, the sweet one, ...more
I am a big fan of Bertrice Small however this is probably the first book that I was dissapointed with. I think that in order to close the Skye O'Malley saga she did it rushed and this is how this book felt to me. The characters were forgetable and boring. I did not finish the third story. It's a let down because all of the O'Malley saga was an excellent series I wish it would have ended better but I'll stick to her other O'Malley books instead.
Bertrice Williams was born on December 9, 1937 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, the daughter of Doris S. and David R. Williams, both broadcasters. She studied at Attended Western College for Women and Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School. On October 5, 1963, she married George Sumner Small, a photographer and designer with a History Major at Princeton. They had a son Thomas David. She has ...moreMore about Bertrice Small...
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