Midnight's Bride (The Blackthorn Trilogy #2)
Mereck of Blackthorn has vowed never to love-for he is cursed with baresark blood and it runs hot. But he must take a wife. When he meets Netta of Caer Caldwell, he is willing to spirit her away from her father's violence, even if he refuses to give her his heart.
The Soul Of A Lover
With her father determined to be rid of her, spirited Netta cannot esc...more
(view spoiler)[ Naivity takes on a new meaning with this heroine but I do have to remind myself while suppressing various shudders that I'm in the grip of the 11th century.
Until Mereck came to whisk her away, the only life Lynette had known was that of servitude to her family and a father who hated her, so once out from under her father's dominating presence her growing enlightenment and fascination with the physical body of man and the bumping that occurred between a man and a woman w ...more
Netta is a very head strong and independent woman, however she is a little on the naive side. Mereck is a kind and gentle man even though he has been cursed with the Baresark in his bloodline. Together these two work really well and I could feel the love he felt for her, almost from the beginning. She wasn't nearly as bothersome as the heroine in the first book and Netta seemed to appreciate the love and protection that Mereck co ...more
* We know she's petite already, but jeez the constant references to her stature being like that of a child were just creepy!
* It just seemed to drag in the middle.
* It reminded me too much of similar genre books.
Worth a look, but there are better, similar books out there. I won't mention names 'cause that would just be tacky. Drop me a line for the title of an eerily similar book that's LOADS b ...more