Posts Tagged ‘english review’

Rebel

17Mar11

Author: Zoë Archer Publisher: Zebra (2010) Pages: 398 Synopsis: Nathan Lesperance, is used to being different. He’s the first Native attorney in Vancouver, and welcome neither with white society nor his sometime tribe. Not to mention the powerful wildness he’s always felt inside him, too dangerous to set free. Then he met Astrid Bramfield and […]


If You Deceive

23Fev11

Author: Kresley Cole Publisher: Pocket Books – Simon & Schuster (2007) Pages: 384 Synopsis: Ethan MacCarrick was a heartbreakingly handsome rake until a powerful nobleman ordered him brutally beaten and his face scarred for a crime he didn’t commit. Ethan’s reprisal -bankrupting the nobleman and forcing his exile- does little to appease his wrath. Ten […]


Note: Green text means it was written by Jen7waters. Orange means Quigui. Black means common to the both of us (because we’re both mourning some great character.) *** A joint review book commentary by Quigui of Spoilers and Nuts and Jen7waters of Cuidado com o Dálmata. We decided to make this review together because a) […]


Author: Diane Zahler Publisher: Harper (2011) Pages: 243 Synopsis: Zita is not an ordinary servant girl – she’s the thirteenth daughter of a king who wanted only sons. When she was born, Zita’s father banished her to the servants’ quarters to work in the kitchens, where she can only communicate with her royal sisters in […]


Scoundrel

09Jan11

Author: Zoë Archer Publisher: Zebra (2010) Pages: 400 Synopsis: London Harcourt’s father is bent on subjugating the world’s magic to British rule. But since London is a mere female, he hasn’t bothered to tell her so. He’s said only that he’s leading a voyage to the Greek isles. No matter, after a smothering marriage and […]


Author: Juliet Marillier Publisher: Roc (2010) Pages: 418 Synopsis: The young seer Sibeal is visiting an island of elite warriors, prior to making her final pledge as a druid. It’s there she finds Felix, a survivor of a Viking shipwreck, who’s lost his memory. The scholarly Felix and Sibeal form a natural bond. He could […]


Castles

14Dez10

Author: Julie Garwood Publisher: Pocket Books (2010/1st ed. 1993) Pages: 354 Synopsis: England, 1819. Orphaned and besieged Princess Alesandra knew that only hasty marriage to an Englishman could protect her from the turmoil in her own land. To the amusement of her makeshift guardian, Sir Colin Hallbrook, younger brother of the Marquess of Caineswood, the […]


Author: Gini Koch Pages: 389 Publisher: DAW (2010) Synopsis: Marketing manager Katherine “Kitty” Katt steps into the middle of what appears to be a domestic dispute turned ugly. And it only gets uglier when the man turns into a winged monster, straight out of a grade-Z horror movie, and goes on a killing spree. Though […]


Author: Abigail Reynolds Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (2010) Pages: 416 Synopsis: In Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, Mr. Darcy gives up on winning the woman he loves after she refuses his proposal of marriage. What if, instead of disappearing from her life, he took the initiative and tried to change her mind? In To Conquer Mr. […]


Author: Ebony McKenna Publisher: Egmont Books (2010) Pages: 336 Synopsis: One girl. One boy. One spell to be broken. Ondine de Groot is a normal fifteen-year-old who lives with her family in the European country of Brugel. She has a pet ferret called Shambles. But Shambles is no ordinary ferret…He’s Hamish McPhee, a boy cursed […]


Author: Christine E. Schulze Publisher: CreateSpace (2010) Pages: 198 Synopsis: “For, you see, I am the new Quelda of Tynan.” These words echo the mystery, horror, romance, and redemption found throughout the stories of Schulze’s fantasy anthology. A young woman and young boy must choose to embrace cruel tradition, run from it, or stand against […]


Warrior

20Out10

Author: Zoë Archer Publisher: Zebra (2010) Pages: 384 Synopsis: The vicious attack Capt. Gabriel Huntley witnesses in a dark alley sparks a chain of events that will take him to the ends of the Earth and beyond -where what is real and what is imagined become terribly confused. And frankly, Huntley couldn’t be more pleased. […]


Author: Jo Goodman Publisher: Zebra Books (2008) Pages: 384 Synopsis: Olivia Cole is devastated to learn that her brother has promised her to the operator of a London gaming hall as payment of his debts. Olivia accepts her fate – even if it means that her reputation will suffer from living among rogues and gamblers. […]


Author: Y.S.Lee Publisher: Walker Books (2010) Pages: 352 Synopsis: In this, the second book of the series, Mary Quinn sets out to uncover the truth behind a suspicious death at St Stephen’s Tower, better known as the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament. The accident occurred after hours in a highly public part of […]


The Prize

11Set10

Author: Julie Garwood Publisher: Pocket Books (1991) Pages: 408 Synopsis: In the resplendence of William the Conqueror’s London court, the lovely Saxon captive, Nicholaa was forced to choose a husband from the assembled Norman nobles. She chose Royce, a baron warrior whose fierce demeanor could not conceal his chivalrous and tender heart. Resourceful, rebellious and […]