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Forbidden Fires (Seintleger #2)

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Destined for Danger and Desire
Mattie, a beautiful young widow, finds herself alone and vulnerable to the mercy of a raging king, the turbulent political intrigues swirling around her - and her own passionate desires. Amid the pageantry and splendor of the royal court she faces the dangers, treacheries and lusts of an England on the constant edge of war and madness.

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Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 28th 1980 by Playboy Paperbacks
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This one was a pretty slow boiler, nothing bodice rippery and only a dash of cray-cray, but at one point the author displayed huge brass balls in the face of romance convention, which earned it that fourth star.

The book opens with Mattie and her mom, Blanche of Anjou (bastard half-sister to Queen Margaret), waiting for news to come from the Battle of Tewkesbury. Mattie's on tenterhooks because her childhood sweetheart Dickon Seintleger is fighting for the Yorkists (against his will). If Lancaste
This is a follow up to JLB's In Love's Own Time (a DNF for me). The Lancasters are defeated and the Yorkists rule and all should be warm and fuzzy in the Yorkist Saintleger home and Mattie finally gets to marry the man of her dreams and live happily ever after. That would be not, since Dickon has his feet firmly planted in Henry Tudor's camp.

Since Karla's already recapped the plot perfectly (review here), I'm going to take the lazy route and not waste time doing it all over again. I'm just goin
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