Well I was right about the boats and the boring but nothing else!
While I think CRIMSON RAPTURE may be my favorite by Horsman, I can recommend VIRGIN STAR as another of her shipboard historical romances, but this one has an Irish hero and a heroine who doesn’t know who she is.
Set in 1823, this is the story of a young Englishwoman who, as a child, was taken from England to Malacca near the South China Sea. (We don’t know why for most of the book.) When the story opens, she is 21 and has been beaten and dumped on the doorstep of Cap ...more
This book started out very slow for me, too many characters and a lot of political relationship discussions. I was about to put it down which was a disappointment because of seeing it listed several times as "Fav Book of All Time" and "Books I've ReRead" on Amazon. I am glad I didn't, about 70 pages in, it took off and became a historical Bourne Identity with Jason Bourne being played by the heroine Shaylan. Both Sean, the hero, and Shaylan were well developed, inspiring and lovable characters....more
I do dislike war and history stories and these had more than I needed.Magic Embrace was also a good book.... ...more