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Blinded she by nature, he by loyalty.

As a blind woman seen as a flawed commodity, Lady Lynett is used to the idea that she s unlovable. But her parents plan to force her into a loveless marriage is too much. Wandering, upset and lost in the cellars of the King s castle, the darkness doesn t frighten her, but the murder plot she overhears chills her to the bone. Worse, no o
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Published May 13th 2008 by Samhain Publishing (first published 2008)
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JoAnn Ainsworth
Dec 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
“ A definite keeper and one I completely recommend.” —Coffee Time Romance


“ An interesting book. Lynett is not made out to be a weakling despite her blindness." —Joyfully Reviewed


“I enjoyed OUT OF THE DARK . I especially found the relationship between the tough mother and the intellectual father intriguing.” —Enduring Romance


“Suspenseful and entertaining” —RT Book Reviews


“I loved it.” —Affaire de Coeur
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Mar 31, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Out of the Dark by JoAnn Smith Ainsworth
Medieval Romance-March 31st, 2009
Rating 3 1/2 stars

Ainsworth plots out romantic details marked by danger in 1120 A.D. Britain with a honorable man and enabled woman. The reader takes part in the chase and discovery as the author deftly guides the reader through the tumultuous lives of her main characters supplying supporting details allotted in the 204 pages of this tale.

This is a heart pounding read, set in the winter court The reader is given powerfu
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♥ Beth
Sep 11, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Just ok to me.
Regina
Jun 07, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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DNF. Couldn't get into it; writing's a little stilted. Didn't like how the author made the blind heroine always think out loud.
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When author JoAnn Smith Ainsworth carried wood as a pre-teen so her Great Aunt Martha could stoke up the iron stove to prepare dinner, she wasn’t thinking, “I could use this in a novel someday.” Yet, the skills she learned from her horse-and-buggy ancestors translate into backdrops for her historical romantic suspense and supernatural thriller novels.

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