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The Price of Pleasure

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  214 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Fleur Fontaine was the most exquisitely sensual woman Reed Harwood had ever met, yet there was an innocence about her that belied her sordid reputation. Though he'd been tortured and starved by his jailors, his body reacted eagerly to her nearness.
Mass Market Paperback, 321 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Leisure Books (first published 2007)
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♡Karlyn P♡
What I liked...The plot was very interesting, better than many books I've read recently. The heroine is a spy known as a black widow who has helped several men escapes the terrible prisons of France. She rescues our hero, and a long and believable 'get to know you before sex' relationship evolves. Eventually the story takes us back to England, where they try to find who is a traiter and trying to kill them.

What I didn't like... The bad guy was obvious, which is OK, but it was upsetting that our
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Cristina Contilli
La mia recensione su literary:

Siamo nella Francia dell’epoca napoleonica e Reed Harwood è un agente al servizio degli inglesi, ma viene tradito da qualcuno e finisce in carcere. Quando, dopo essere stato torturato per estorcergli informazioni sulla sua attività, sembra ormai destinato a finire sulla ghigliottina viene, però, salvato da una donna misteriosa, la cosiddetta vedova nera che sembra scegliere i propri amanti tra i detenuti politici, racchiusi nel famigerato carcere, detto “Il castell
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Methos
adoro la Mason!
sono pochi i suoi libri che non mi hanno entusiasmata,ma questo non fa parte di quel piccolo gruppo! la trama mi ha incuriosita e coinvolta da subito: è riuscita a ben combinare la parte romantica con quella di spionaggio anglo-francese degli anni di Bonaparte.
Reed è un personaggio che entra subito in simpatia:è forte e tenace e non si arrende e, cosa importante, è "umano". quasi tutti i personaggi maschili di questi romanzi sono descritti come in grado di affrontare qualsiasi co
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Maura
I should have guessed that this book had been published more recently than any of the other books I've read by this author. Most of Connie's early books are bodice rippers with rape, forced seduction, infidelity and all that other soap opera stuff. This was straight up romance without an unlikable hero or a hero of questionable morals.

The story was actually good. I really enjoyed the Hero and the Heroine and despite how quickly they fell in love and knew they wanted to be together they didn't j
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CriCra CriCra
Molto carino, un pò banale forse nella prima parte, dati i vari ripetimenti di alcuni concetti della storia ,ma molto stimolante nel suo proseguimento, con un bel finale. - Viola e Reed - i protagonisti di questa bella storia d'amore.
Amanda
I did not finish this book. Frankly I didn't feel like it lived up to the back. Also I think I wanted a stronger heroine. Not that she wasn't strong. I just didn't feel that she was strong. I hope that makes sense
Maris Bennett
Connie Mason has written another very entertaining book with flesh-and-blood characters, romance (read that as sex), intrigue and conflict.
Good dialogue, humor, a descriptive sense of the era. Recommended!
Emily
To predictable and way to much focus on hanky panky. The author should have spent her time on character development and maybe more on a plot that wasn't so transparent!
Kathrynn
I was very disappointed in this book. Normally, I enjoy this author's books, but I found this very boring; it was a struggle for me to finish.
Kassie
A great story line!!! Suspenseful and intriguing...a little too much
sex, but necessary!
Keely
Not as good as the Sin books, but still pretty good.
Mitzi
Not the best by Connie. Very predictable.
Jessica
HAD TO TAKE SEVERAL COLD SHOWERS
Rebekah
I liked the ending.
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Connie Mason or Cara Miles is the best-selling author of more than fifty historical romances and novellas. Her tales of passion and adventure are set in exotic as well as American locales. Connie was named Story Teller of the Year in 1990 by Romantic Times and was awarded Career Achievement award in the Western category by Romantic Times in 1994. Connie makes her home in Tarpon Springs, Florida wi ...more
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