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They were enemies in a divided land...
In Bold Angel by Kat Martin, Saxon beauty Caryn of Ivesham longed to escape the chill gray cloisters of the convent to which she’d fled—but not in marriage to the towering, feared Raolfe de Gere, the Norman knight they called Ral the Relentless. Even though he had once saved her from a fate worse than death, she could not forget he’d r...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 25th 2014 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published September 15th 1994)
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Julz
This one was below the radar but turned out to be a pleasant surprise. There was lots of excitement and angsty moments. The hero made some horrible mistakes based on false premsises that hit hard. I actually cried during many of the scenes. The very end could have been fleshed out a bit more but overall, definitely one of my recent favorites.
Beyza
Hikayeyi gerçekten sevdim. Kitabı alırken çok fazla kararsızlık yaşamıştım; okuduğum yorumlarda kimisi çok beğenmişti kimisi hiç beğenmemişti...Ben beğenenlerdenim. :)

Çoğu arkadaşımın tavsiyesine uyarak, hikayenin geçtiği dönemin koşullarının, yaşayış biçiminin ve düşünce yapısının bilincinde olarak başladım kitaba. Ama elbette bu, başta Ral olmak üzere, karakterlere çoğu yerde kızmamı engelleyemedi.Evet, Ral'in Caryn'e davranışlarına ve umursamazlıklarına çok kızdım, Ral'e lanetler okudum. Ama...more
Yumru
Kitabı beğendim,güzel bir hikayeydi,bir çok yerde kitabı fırlatma isteğime rağmen yinede devam etmek yazarın kabiliyeti işte dedirtiyor :)Tarzı bana biraz Henleyi anımsattı tek farkı tarihle bağlantılı yazmamasıydı.Hop oturtup hop kaldırmasıysa kesinlikle aynıydı ,bir çok yerde acaba neler olacak diye heyecanlandım.

Yer yer erkek karakter çileden çıkarttı ama bayan karakterin intikamları okunmaya değer doğrusu.Kitabı okurken unutmamak gereken önemli bir detay var ortaçağda geçmesi,bazı şeyleri si...more
Hanife
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Songül



Konu ve kurgu tanıdık olsa da , yazarın tarzı ve kaleminin gücü sayesinde etkileyici bir kitap olmuş diyebilirim . Kitap bana sert gelmedi nedense :) öyle ki kafamda , daha kitabı okumadan sert ve bildiğinden şaşmayan bir erkek karakter imgesi çizmiş ve kitaba bu şekilde başlamıştım :)) fakat bunun aksine ben erkek karakteri sevdim , yeri geldiğinde anlayışlı ve iradeliydi :) üstelik kadın karakterin başlarda gösterdiği inatçılığa ve inata ben dayanamamışken , Ralf sabır göstererek benden olumlu...more
Kathleen
I really liked this book a lot! I know this type of book is not for everyone but I'm glad I finally picked it up and gave it a try. I'm gonna have to read more of Kat Martin books in the future.
HÜLYA
Kara Melek-Kat Martin

Orjinal adı Bold Angel Goodreads Puanı 5/3,80 Benim puanım 5/5 çok güzel su gibi akan bir romandı..Elime alıp bırakamadım..

Romanımız 1069 yılında başlıyor savaşlı yıllar..Savaş henüz bitse de halk feodalite sefalet cahillik pençesinde..Malum bu yıllar zor yıllar..Kadının hiç bir hakkı yok..Alınıp satılabiliyor.O devirdeki yüksek mevkideki erkeklerin hem karıları hem metresleri var...Evet maalesef ..Bu romanı bugünkü feminist duygularınız ile okursanız tat almanız pek mümkün...more
Sevimli Hırsız
Ya ne saçma bir kitaptı bu Allah aşkına. Kitap gerçekten zevk meselesi , bu bir gerçek.Kim ne derse desin bu kitabı hiç ama hiç beğenmedim. Ya başlarında zaten K.E Woodiwiss Kurt ve Kumru'dan esinti bir sürü yer vardı. Hadi o kısımları geçtik en sinir olduğum nokta erkek karakterin -olmayan karakteri- iticiliği. Ya adam karısını oturup arkadaşıyla konuşuyor (!) Böyle bir kitap daha önce hiç görmedim. Nasıl saçma bir anlatımdır o. Ne gerek var ki öyle bir kısıma ?! Bir değil iki değil , adam yatı...more
Jillian
One of the first romance novels I ever read--picked up at a library book sale.
A story that's quite good--3-dimensional characters (even if you do want to smack the hero upside the head a few....no, several...times).
But it did spark an interest in the history of the time, and I must say that Martin did her research very well, using accurate dialect and keeping true to daily life just after the Norman invasion of England.
Nesli
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Andyg.
"En esos instantes quería su libertad, tanto como la había ansiado en los últimos tres años. Deseaba estar sola, libre de cualquier hombre, para disfrutar de todas las maravillas que el mundo ofrecía. No sería fácil, pero siempre había creído que encontraría la manera de lograrlo" "Había fuego en aquellos ojos marrones de espesas pestañas" "Labios duros y suaves; un cálido aliento con sabor a vino. Extrañas sensaciones dominaron los sentidos de Caryn, y un calor se apoderó de sus entrañas." "No...more
Elis Madison
Years ago, Raolfe de Gere saved Caryn of Ivesham from gang rape (unfortunately he didn't arrive soon enough to spare her sister) and delivered her to a convent.

Years later, willful Caryn is about to be raped again when Ral arrives, and, out of guilt (cuz he feels like he should've prevented the rape of her sister) he claims her as his betrothed. The would-be rapist is his enemy.

The claim takes on a life of its own, and before they know it the two of them are actually married. Problem: Caryn bla...more
Linda
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and the love story between Caryn and Ral.

When Raolfe de Gere, the Dark Knight, saves Caryn of Ivesham from the evil Lord Stephen Malvern, she is bound and determined not to give in to him as she is Saxon while he is a Norman. The Saxons were defeated by the Normans and they will always be Caryn's enemy. The more Caryn is around Ral, the more she realizes that she loves him. He never tells her that he loves her as he thinks this is a man's weakness. Malvern has not f...more
HÜLYA
Romanımız 1069 yılında başlıyor savaşlı yıllar..Savaş henüz bitse de halk feodalite sefalet cahillik pençesinde..Malum bu yıllar zor yıllar..Kadının hiç bir hakkı yok..Alınıp satılabiliyor.O devirdeki yüksek mevkideki erkeklerin hem karıları hem metresleri var...Evet maalesef ..Bu romanı bugünkü feminist duygularınız ile okursanız tat almanız pek mümküm değil..
Bu roman diğer orta çağ romanlarından daha gerçekçi buldum..Bu dönemde hayat zor ..Romantik ilişkilere pek müsait değil savaşın hemen ert...more
CrazyPenguinLady
I know that for many of you, cheating is an unforgivable act even in novels. So if you want to know beforehand just how the cheating here ensued -to know if you want to go ahead and read this book- here it is: (view spoiler)...more
ஐ฿υκєτஐ
Kat Martin yeni bir yazar.Bu kitabında Orta Çağı konu almış ve o dönemin unsurlarınıda çok gerçekçi yansıtmış.

Gerçekçi bir bakış açısıyla söylersem kitap Orta Çağı anlatan Historicallar arasında en iyilerden en gerçekçilerden biri.Yazar dönemin bütün özelliklerini hiç yumuşatma olmadan yazmış.

Ral karakteri sanırım kitapta en nefret ettiğim karakter.Üstelik birde esas oğlan kendileri.Neden derseniz.Bence bir kadınla evliysen metresinde olmaması lazım.Ama sağolsun Ral'ın maşallahı var evlendiği gü...more
Alex
Read this book page by page with no interruption. It was adventurous and even though it had rape, it reflected the treatment of women of that era. It did have romance overall.

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Annii
Gah. It's really a challenge to think of anything good to say about this book. For a romance novel to work, the reader has to be able to care about the characters. They have to be developed and sympathetic. The characters in this book are neither. There is absolutely no character development, we see next to no motivation for when they act the way they do, and there is absolutely no spark between the leads. The plot is ramshackle and rambling, with little "events" popping up once in a while that...more
Prisma
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J. Lynne
I had some issues with this one regarding the underlying meaning from a sociocultural standpoint. I didn't approve of the heroine's relatively easy forgiveness towards many of the hero's actions, especially in the end.

That being said, I thought the book well written. I would definitely read this author again.
marilyn james
Great

Great

Great story very interesting characters and lots of action. enjoyed reading..and I think the first book I've read that the lady didn't get pregnant after so much activity. was expecting a epilogue.
Latasha Campbell
It was a good book. There were a lot of turns in this plot. The heroine is slightly hard to relate to, but she is a second century woman. Overall good, but I won't be re reading any time soon
Patty
Another entertaining romance that held my interest from beginning to end. I would have guessed that I had read something by Martin before but if I have, I don't remember.

This was fun and in my opinion a bit silly. Caryn and Ral are meant for each other, but it takes almost the whole book for Ral to figure this out. What I found silly was the male reaction to the word love. Although no alpha male ever wants to admit that they are in love, Ral and his friend Odo were especially wary.

Since I consid...more
Stephanie Williams
luved this movie just wanted to know more about the character
Kimia Safavi
Bold Angel is a fantastic medieval story. Like every single book of Mrs. Kat Martin, this one has lots of adventure,danger and passion. Headstrong and stubborn heroine , powerful and handsome Hero. It is a delightful and fantastic story with lots of twist and turn. Thank you Mrs. Martin
Noelle
This is the second book by Kat Martin that I've read and I've loved them both.
There was never a dull moment in the story and a few parts were tear jerkers for me. There were several background characters that I also loved and I hope there is a book for Gareth, I would love to read more about him.
Nihawmi
Güzeldi de bayram karambolüne gitmiş de olabilir, beklentim çok olduğundan da olabilir something missing gibiydi. Ben updatelerim ama sonra :)
Trins
This was the first romance novel i read and it got me hooked. Great plot and highly recommended
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