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Here national bestselling author Patricia Rice delivers another sweeping tale of between an irresistibly magical Malcolm woman and a charmingly logical St. Ives man.

Felicity Malcolm Childe's gift for experiencing visions through touch has always felt more like a curse than a blessing. To deflect the more agonizing images generated by her suitors, she covers herself from he
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Mass Market Paperback, 364 pages
Published August 5th 2003 by Signet (first published 2003)
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Mikaela
I bought all of Patricia Rice Magic Novels when she selfpublished them, before she sold them to Sourcebook. Except... this book, some how, went missing. So, when it was re-issued by Sourcebooks I knew I had to buy it again.

And I am glad I did.

I enjoyed reading about Ewen and Felicity's romance. I liked Ewen's chivalry, and his attempt to protect Felicity from the visions. Even when he made mistakes, he acted for Felicity's welfare. And my heart melted as he struggled between doing what he must,
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Anabella
Hermoso!!! verdaderamente hermosa la historia entre Ewen Ives y Felicity Malcolm; él súper romántico, todo un caballero y ella ni se diga, inocencia pura; es una historia que te roba el corazón, no puedes dejar de leerla y que te emociona demasiado habiendo leído las 2 anteriores y habiéndote familiarizado con todos los personajes.

Hasta ahorita The Trouble with Magic es mi favorito de la serie mágica, lo disfruté mucho más que "Must be magic", con más magia, romanticismo y mucho amor; definitiva
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Kathy Martin
This was a very nice historical paranormal romance. Lady Felicity can read other people's emotions when she touches them or something they own. This is very difficult for her and makes it impossible for her to touch anyone or anything. She is determined to find an old book written by one of her ancestors which is supposed to have a cure for her gift. The only thing she knows for sure it that the book was sold to a collector in Scotland over one hundred years ago. She is determined to find it.

She
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Author: Patricia Rice
First published: 2003
Length: 364 pages
Setting: Edinburgh and environs, 1754. (Georgian)
Sex: Explicit. Infrequent (really just the once)
Hero: inventor heading to bankruptcy/debtors prison
Heroine: daughter of the Marquess of Hampton. "Senses" strong emotions and thoughts in people and objects, almost telepathy.
Includes: excerpt from Carolina Girl, a contemporary romance from Patricia Rice.

I really thought I would enjoy it but I found The Trouble With Magic slow and annoying. T
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Ellen Blend
An entertaining and talented writer.
siriusedward
could not complete it.first of all i hate the wide eyes harmless not able to do anything for herself , naive, innocent..no spirit, no backbone..no nothing..no chemistry between hero and heroine either...he treats her like a child..does not see his faults..not ready to do anything for herslf..god i really hated her...
and the hero..is precisely the sort i don't much like ..adores each women for her own..so..what big deal will there be about the heroine..god knows he looks like he will stray..if i
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Dawn Moon
Great Read

As always, Patricia Rice writes with awesome characters. For all the Romance lovers out there - this is a keeper and it won't disappoint.
Laura
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Felicity has the ability to read emotions simply by touching people Ewen likes to build and tinker. They meet and sparks fly.
Yet another in the Magic series
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Alyn
Only two stars from me even though there is nothing wrong with this book. The characters were all good and the story flows smoothly. It is a well written book. The problem is me. I prefer more conflict between the male and female lead and a little bit more spunk from the female lead too.

This book is still a good read but I can't say that I like it enough to give it three stars.
Cris
A decent fantasy/romance combination. The fantasy element is a pseudo-magical ability that our heroine possess that provides the conflict between hero and heroine and drives the heroine's side of the plot.

Even though it's not the first in the series, it stands alone pretty well.
Katie
Love love love! This is by far one of my favorite rice books and definitely the best from the magic series.
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With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today's bestseller lists under her belt, former CPA Patricia Rice writes emotionally-charged contemporary and historical romances which have won numerous awards, including the RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice and Career Achievement Awards.

Her books have also been honored as Romance Writers of America RITA finalists in the historical, r
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