The Falcon's Bride
At twenty-one, after two Seasons with no takers, Theodosia Barrington should have been grateful to snare Nigel Cosgrove. The earl-to-be was a blue-eyed Adonis, a true catch. And yet, upon her arrival at Cashel Cosgrove, Thea found herself more intrigued by the Irish castle's legend, the tragic warrior Ros Drumcondra, than by her intended. "The Black Falcon" Drumcondra was...more
Big thumbs down from This Reader.
To be fair I don't even expect much from these types of books because they are so outlandish you can't expect much.
The number of times the characters jump back forth in time is absolutely asinine. It's confusing, irritating and nonsensical. The writing was so poor I literally had to trudge through it.
In the beginning an old gypsy woman comes into the story and Thea (referred to simply as the heroine from here on out) d ...more
It took about four chapters before I found the rhythm of this novel, once I did, I had a difficult time putting it down.
I was really surprised when this book became a time travel. Had I known that before hand I would have hesitated before making the purchase simply because so many time travels just don't work. I'm pleased to report that this wasn' ...more
I began to enjoy the book once I just "accepted" that the two heroes were deeply in love. I hated not having any build up to the relationship. I thought that the Ros Drumcondra's character was very POORLY developed. I never felt like the reader ever got the chance to get to really know this man. My biggest complaint is that I still have no idea exactly when or WHY the two characters fell in love. For heaven's sake...I didn't even like the male lead, yet the heri ...more
A beautiful writer, a beautiful storyteller.
Dawn wrote historical f ...more