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Breath of Heaven

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  8 reviews
A knight who has known honor but never love; a mysterious huntress with a closely guarded secret; a long-standing feud between rival lords; an arranged marriage with a surprisingly sensual consummation-Cindy Holby puts a fantasy spin on some of the most beloved elements of historical romance.
Mass Market Paperback, 292 pages
Published May 25th 2010 by Leisure (first published May 21st 2010)
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Laura the Highland Hussy
This was a sweet medieval romance with a realistic enemy, a tortured hero who would do Sherrilyn Kenyon proud, and a beautiful heroine who has a mythical secret to guard.
Eliane is a beautiful young lady who has spent her life playing in the surrounding forest of her lands, and she is an expert huntress.
Rhys is a landed knight who got caught with his pants down (literally) by a widow he'd been *ahem* keeping company, while he was keeping another widow company at King Henry's court. So the ladies
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I've never read Ms. Holby's books before, and I have to say that I'm pleasantly surprised by the way that she seamlessly blended romance and fantasy in BREATH OF HEAVEN. This was a fun, fast-paced, and entertaining medieval romantic fantasy.

Rhys DeRemy is a brave, honorable knight in King Henry's court, and a lady's man. His childhood was not an easy one, and after his parents died, it was even worse with
Disclaimer. This book was given to me by the publicist as part of the blog tour. This review is my stop of the tour. In no way did I feel pressured to give it a good review because of it, as the option was there to only do a spotlight post.

This one took me quite by surprise. As we all know, I have a love/hate relationship with historical romance and this one fell firmly in the love column. Sex and power seem to be the causes of the issues in this fast tale of a hero and heroine who are truly luc
Rhys De Remy, a knight in King Henry's court, escapes his growing scandal when he is summoned to the death bed of Lord Edward Chandler of Aubregate where, after 10 years, he will finally pay back the debt he owes the man for saving his life. His payment will be to marry Edward's daughter and heir, the strong, capable and beautiful Eliane. Eliane knows her future is uncertain, after all, her father might respect her but the world does not. Trusting her father's judgement she agrees to marry Rhys ...more
Cute, quick read about a woman named Eliane who is considered deformed because her ears are slightly pointed. Rhys has been sent to honor a old debt to Eliane's father. Her father is dying and wants Rhys to marry her for her protection. Eliane is an independent woman who has been taught to think and take care of herself. Rhys quickly falls for her but realizes that the King's court and an old enemy is after Eliane after her father dies.
I bought this book because the cover caught my eye - it was beautiful, and cover dude is hot. And I do love medieval romances. And this was a good story, was great chemistry between the leads. However, though I love historical romances with paranormal elements, I think the addition of some of those elements near the end of the book just ended up making it silly. But I enjoyed it until then.
I did like this book. But I wish I could have given it 3 1/2 stars. It was worth more than 3 but not quite a 4. It was really better than I expected. Plus it had a bit of a surprise ending. The main characters, Rhys and Eliane, were thrown together, not by choice but by duty on both sides. It turned out to be a good match. Not a particularly complicated story, but a satisfying one.
Rosie Mazariegos
Enjoyed this very much! Wish there was more!
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I've always been a writer. Ever since I could remember my biggest desire was to put words to paper. Finally my dreams of publication came true in 2002 with the release of Chase The Wind, the first book in my historical family saga. But I've also looked to the stars since I was a small girl. Which led to my writing of Futuristic Action Romance under the pen name Colby Hodge. And since I've got a k
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