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The Blonde Samurai

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Spring 1873:

I arrived in Japan a virgin bride, heartsick and anxious beyond measure. Yet I embraced this perplexing world with my soul laid bare after uncovering an erotic, intoxicating power I hardly knew that I, Katie O'Roarke, possessed.

Japan was a world away from my tedious Western existence, a welcome distraction from my recent marriage to a cold and cruel husband. B
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 19th 2010 by Spice (first published 2010)
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Ale Rivero
Este libro lo leí hace bastante tiempo, por ese entonces no tenía Goodreads, lo creé al mes siguiente de haberlo terminado.
Recuerdo que me gustó, aunque no me conquistó del todo. Katie pasa por muchas cosas cuando se ve obligada a vivir en Japón, junto con un marido que no la quiere, y lejos de todo lo que conoce.
Pero las circunstancias del destino hacen que conozca a un jefe samurái, Shintaro, que le muestra todo un nuevo espectro de cosas en la vida.
Probablemente en algún momento lo relea, per
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Rhianna
May 13, 2010 Rhianna rated it liked it
A Sensual Journey for the Erotica Reader

A savage land. A savage husband. Bushido and sexuality. Katie O'Roarke was brought to Japan a virgin bride hungry for the touch of a man. Wed to Lord Carlton to up her status and fund his debauched lifestyle she finds herself in a foreign land struggling to protect the financial interests of her father from her husband's excesses. When an encounter with one of the legendary Samurai lords, Shintaro, leads to an impassioned obsession her adventures in Japan
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I'll start by saying that this is written in the style of Victorian era tittilation novels - the ones you always found at the top shelves of bookstores written by "Anonymous". They were naughty fiction written over a hundred years ago for snickering uptight Victorians at the turn of the century.

This book is very much in that genre and vein. It's definitely not a historical; nor is it a modern erotic kinky book. Instead,
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Mary Anne
Mar 13, 2010 Mary Anne rated it it was ok
The story was interesting and the memoir style of writing made it personal. I think it would have been more interesting if the book was centered more on the story of Katie and her disastrous marriage and subsequent involvement with the samurai. How this all evolved made for an interesting view into mid 19th century Japan. I felt the author was more into relating explicit sexual details rather than relating the story.
Shh I'm reading!
Sep 05, 2011 Shh I'm reading! rated it did not like it
I couldn't finish this. The idea was intriguing a Western woman who falls in love with a samurai and is immersed in Asian culture during imperialism. I was minimally disturbed by the S&M and threat of rape at the beginning. The author's annoying habit of talking to the reader throughout the book was the final straw. I interrupted the flow and was entirely to much like presuming my emotions. No thanks.
Chelsea Ferguson
Aug 12, 2010 Chelsea Ferguson rated it really liked it
It has been quite a sassy read, if you get what I’m saying….. I picked it up because of my obsession with Japan and wanting to learn more about it! It tells a lot about the scenery of japan and a little bit of the geisha. Ms. Bacarr has written the blonde samurai so that her main character, Kaite, is making a memoir of her days in japan.
Beatrizz1983
May 15, 2011 Beatrizz1983 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Para la romántica erótica soy bastante puritana, lo reconozco, y quizás la novela no sea tan horrible... Pero yo si la novela es "Romántica", solo acepto parejas de dos, tres son multitud. No me gustan los tríos, ni los samurais con tendencias homosexuales... ni los rollos raros.. ufff...
Ladyvixen
Pour lecteurs avertis seulement,il y a quelques scènes qui pourrait heurter la sensibilité de certaines, sinon j'ai bien aimé, c'est très bien écrit, seule bémol: j'ai préféré le méchant de l'histoire au héros qui arrive très tard dans l'histoire
Anka
Feb 21, 2014 Anka rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jennifer
Feb 25, 2013 Jennifer rated it liked it
It was ok, but some parts I just could not get into and just found to be a little boring or too much for me.
Laura Cordes
Nov 19, 2011 Laura Cordes rated it it was ok
The pacing was odd - time kept skipping around and it was somewhat hard to follow what was going on.
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Apr 11, 2011 Francisca rated it liked it
3 acroyms: OMG.
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