Once Tempted (Danvers #3)
by Elizabeth Boyle (Goodreads Author)
Innocence LostA notorious rake, the Marquis of Bradstone stole young Olivia Sutton's heart...and then ruined her life. For seven years she has been forced to hide her past behind a false identity. And now the dashing scoundrel has returned a different man: more handsome, more serious, more desirable...and far more dangerous thanthe cad who brought scandal and shame into Ol...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 3rd 2001 by Avon
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Enjoyable because the heroine actually gets out of England. After all, there's a war on during the Regency era and you sometimes get shellshocked veterans or war heroes, but the heroine never gets a peek of the action. One thing that kind of bothers me, I see it sometimes in romance novels that the Hero suspects the heroine of having done something horrible, and perhaps to try to resist falling in love with her, refuses to believe that she's been wrongly accused. Personally, I think if you're fa...more
The first book I read from this author. I have some mix feelings from this book. The plot of the story is nice. The heroine is smart and intelligent. Although the hero is strong and agile physicaly is battle, but intellect the heroine is smarter. I don't know if i liked that. Some part got boring and frustrating. And yet some part got interesting. It took a long time for the villain to appear. Although most of the stories the dead doesn't remain dead. All in all I am giving it a 3 1/2 stars. I l...more
Jun 14, 2012 Jennifer marked it as did-not-finish
Simply put, I got bored. The characters didn't move me and the plot wasn't anything special. I read about 150 pages before I had to return it to the library and wasn't inspired enough to check it out again. No rating since I didn't finish it.
Elizabeth Boyle was an antipiracy paralegal for Microsoft before settling down to write full-time. Her first novel, Brazen Angel, which won Dell's Diamond Debut Award in 1996, also won the Romance Writers of America's RITA Award for Best First Book, and was a finalist for Best Long Historical Romance. She lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington. She is also the author of Brazen Heiress.More about Elizabeth Boyle...