LOTS OF SPOILERS AHEAD...
For the bodice-ripper hype this one is famous for, it's really not all that conc...more
This was a real page turner as the authors writing style was surprisingly enjoyable.
This is a book that was published in 1986 and is a little more of an old style bodice ripper than today's standard fare.
Christina is the lovely daughter of a vicar and has grown up in a very sheltered environment under the thumb of her father and has little self confidence and is excruciatingly shy. upon her father's death, she takes ship for Australia where her uncle lives and has agreed to take her in...more
If I could give this novel more than 5 stars, I would. Horsman is one of my favorite authors. Her historical romances I’ve read thus far (MAGIC EMBRACE, FOREVER AND A LIFETIME, AWAKEN MY FIRE, and A KISS IN THE NIGHT) are wonderful, well-written tales of passion and love that are on my keeper shelf. CRIMSON RAPTURE has just joined them, and it’s going on my Best Pirate/Privateer Romances list....more
I love bodice rippers, I am not put off by the forced seduction and all the things that are politically incorrect by todays standards (that's why I read them) so that is not the reason for...more
It had all the things from the usual Pirates books,I felt like I never really
knew the h,she was so self involved with her own feelings I don`t think
she really had any for anyone else.
Very hard doing this review since The Woman in Blue(one of GRs Ads is
sitting almost in the middle of it and refuses to leave)
Throughout the entire book I never truly came to care for any of the characters...
Christina continuously annoyed me with her naivety...
With all that being said, I still enjoyed the read I just wished I felt a deeper connection with the characters.