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Heather and Velvet by Teresa Medeiros
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Dec 03, 2010

it was amazing
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Read from November 29 to 30, 2010

Hallelujah! Medeiros hits it out of the park with this one! It has everything - great characters, including minor ones, great plot (OK, it goes a bit over the top toward the end, but what the heck, it's a romance), suspense, farce, villainy, action, cats, fantastic scenery, and of course a great love story.

A few tiny quibles - poison oak (a species of sumac) only grows in North America, and I highly doubt that they would have been waltzing at Tricia's masquerade ball in 1791 in Northumberland. The waltz really only became popular a couple of decades later. The cover misrepresents the H/H rather badly - Prudence would never have regarded Sebastian with that doe-eyed submissive look - she had a lot more spunk than the babe on the cover.
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11/29/2010 page 50
13.0% "Pretty good so far, except for the dreaded "poison oak" fallacy."
09/20/2013 marked as: read

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