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She had never wanted to love him.
He would have her love again. If it took a year or five, he didn't care. He would have her love again.
Jennifer Horsman's Crimson Rapture is a middle-of-the-road bodice ripper, not too dark or gothicky, not too saccharine either, and with a hero who actual ...more
LOTS OF SPOILERS AHEAD...
For the bodice-ripper hype this one is famous for, it's really not all that conc ...more
Though no date is given, since England is at war with France and President Jefferson’s Embargo Act is referenced, I believe the story is set during 1807-08 at the dawn of the Regency era. It begins on a British naval vessel (a 3-masted sailing ship) on its way to Australia, transporting a famous prisoner—American privateer, Justin Phillips—as well as civilian passengers, including shy, 17-year old Christina ...more
This was a real page turner as the authors writing style was surprisingly enjoyable.
This is a book that was published in 1986 and is a little more of an old style bodice ripper than today's standard fare.
Christina is the lovely daughter of a vicar and has grown up in a very sheltered environment under the thumb of her father and has little self confidence and is excruciatingly shy. upon her father's death, she takes ship for Australia where her uncle lives and has agreed to take her in ...more
I love bodice rippers, I am not put off by the forced seduction and all the things that are politically incorrect by todays standards (that's why I read them) so that is not the reason for...more
Justin Phillips is actually a prisoner, a notorious pirate (he is lean when the first time Christina met him but also he has ...more
Ceritanya bermula saat 17 tahun Christina Marks yang pemalu harus pindah ke Australia karena kematian ayahnya. Di atas kapal Destiny yang membawanya ke Australia, tanpa sengaja Christina kenalan dengan Justin Philips, seorang penyelundup dan bajak laut yang menjadi tahanan di ka ...more
It had all the things from the usual Pirates books,I felt like I never really
knew the h,she was so self involved with her own feelings I don`t think
she really had any for anyone else.
Very hard doing this review since The Woman in Blue(one of GRs Ads is
sitting almost in the middle of it and refuses to leave) ...more
Throughout the entire book I never truly came to care for any of the characters...
Christina continuously annoyed me with her naivety...
With all that being said, I still enjoyed the read I just wished I felt a deeper connection with the characters.