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Perfect holiday reading It was a cute book but i didn t really care for phoebe very much 4550For a complete review visit Affair de Coeur magazine Oct 2012 issue HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE by Vanessa Kelly is an wonderful holiday historical romance Set in Regency England you can not go wrong by reading this fast pacedadventure filledwith a bit f seduction and a bit f holiday favorites story Follow Major Lucas Stanton and Phoebe Linvillean American uaker though their challenges f wedlockseductiona lot On Riemanns Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals of surprisesholiday cheerromance and the challengesf loveThe characters are engaging wittyand will keep you engaged from the first page to the last page Ms Kelly has done it again with this holiday novel full Achtung ... U-Boats Passing: A Saga of War at Sea (Vol. 2) of the twelve nightsf Christmas His Mistletoe Bride is a must for anyone who enjoys not Achtung Schweinehund!: A Boy's Own Story of Imaginary Combat only historical romance Regencybut who also enjoys holiday cheer I enjoy this author s stories and His Mistletoe Bride did not disappoint Received for an honest review from the author Details can be found at the author s websiteZebra Books Kensington Publishing Corpand My Book Addiction and MoreMy Book Addiction ReviewsRATING 45HEAT RATING MILDREVIEWED BYAprilR My Book Addiction and MoreMy Book Addiction Reviews Full review availablen Mina s Bookshelf ex soldier who won t give up his warlike manners let alone surrender his heart to love A virtuous and strong willed uaker who will need to cross the cean to connect with her passionate nature
And Find A Place find a place can really call home An arranged marriage and a uest for love All wrapped in vivid and accurate descriptions f the Georgian England winter season and its rituals A colorful Christmas tableau and a heroheroine chemistry that escalates from warm to scorching hot Here s your perfect romance lover holiday giftOne f the most distinctive ualities f this historical romance novel is the refreshingly different kind f heroine Young Phoebe Linville lives a very singular condition f utsider among her wn people Member Screwball Television: Critical Perspectives on Gilmore Girls of a uaker family but subtly shunned by her community becausef her deceased mother s refusal to conform to some tenets Ya Gotta Believe!: My Roller-Coaster Life as a Screwball Pitcher and Part-Time father, and My Hope-Filled Fight Against Brain Cancer of the faith she decides to accept his maternal grandfather s invitation to leave New Jersey and join him in England The characterizationf the female heroine is uite solid and detailed consistent in the way she struggles to meet the rigid expectations Night's Pawn of a religious community and gradually reveal a surprisingly head strong and passionate nature Phoebe was doomed to live a uiet spinsterhood steeped in an austere village upbringing butnce in England she will meet her perfect half in an unexpected place Major Lucas Stenton distant cousin Firing the First Elder (Pioneers in the Pulpit Book 2) of hers and heir to her grandfather s earldom welcomes her upon her arrival with two shocking piecesf news her grandfather has passed away during her boat trip to England not before asking Lucas in his final will to become Phoebe s guardian and husband The marriage may be an arranged ne but the chemistry between the handsome and intimidating ex soldier and the unconventional and genuinely beautiful American is as immediate as the blink f an eye She is a starchy uaker by upbringing but she can t help being affected by the large framed and hard eyed soldier He may have spent years and years n the battle fields leading armies and defeating enemies but he can t resist her innocent beauty and straightforward tongue Despite his reluctance to surrender his heart to any woman after a former lover had demolished his life Lucas is won by Phoebe s gentle manners and uick wit A clear declaration f love won t be easily yielded by The Secret Child our emotionally ard soldier when dealing with mattersf the heart Phoebe s fearless warrior husband turned tail and headed for matters f the heart Phoebe s fearless warrior husband turned tail and headed for hillsBut he tremendously enjoys his wife and while his heart lacks the elouence his actions WILL SPEAK VOLUMES THE AUTHOR S CLEVER CHOICE TO speak volumes The author s clever choice to the lead characters close together from the start sets the scene for some warm interactions incandescent I would say In the cozy isolation f his country estate and with the aid f a festive Christmas spirit Lucas conducts a sensual assault that will breech Phoebe s inhibitions and crumble his wn emotional barriersThe introdu. Blame It On The MistletoeWhen Major Lucas Stanton inherited his earldom he never dreamed his property would include the previous earl’s granddaughter Phoebe Linville is a sparkling American beauty yes but with a talent for getting into trouble Witness the compromis. ,
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*kelly fan since *fan since read an ARC f her debut book Mastering the Maruess which reminded me in many ways f my beloved traditional an ARC f her debut book Mastering the Maruess which reminded me in many ways f my beloved traditional which had all but disappeared at that point One Death by Inferior Design of the things I liked best was the strong resourceful heroine who was also flawed and vulnerable That has become the patternf Kelly s books and it s ne f the reasons they are all favorites Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 of mine Phoebe is no exception I loved her independence her honesty her refusal to forsake her beliefs And while I may have thought Lucas should have recovered from that early love affair sooner I both liked and understood him There s a particularly revealing passage earlyn that makes clear how he has been shaped by his experiences as a warrior No ne who had ever lived through war could ever completely turn his back n it And part f him didn t want to Not the killing f course I am extremely fortunate to have been given an advance copy A Philosophy of Cinematic Art of His Mistletoe Bride byne The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified of my favorite historical romance authors Vanessa Kelly I thoroughly believe Vanessa could write about the phone book and make it an enthralling tale Her writing style is smart engaging and sexy Her descriptions are pure poetry And she skillfully brings her characters to life with a mastery I envy as a fellow author and admire and enjoy as a readerWhen I first began this book and discovered the heroine was a uaker I admit I was worried that I wouldn t enjoy this story as much as I have enjoyedthers by Vanessa Kelly The use White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs of thee and thou and the unfamiliar beliefs and mannerismsf the uakers was ff putting at first But the author s skill uickly drew me in and I fell in love with the charactersPhoebe the heroine had an English mother and a uaker father and she goes from America to England to live with her grandfather because her parents died She struggles to fit in and speaks proper English except when she s upset in which case she slips back into plain English and the thee and thou words start cropping into her sentences It s uite endearing seeing her struggle to belong and be accepted but to not abandon her belief systemI thoroughly enjoyed this story for the same reason that I enjoy all f Vanessa s stories it is uniue Vanessa is not your Scab ordinary historical romance author She ALWAYS figuresut how to makes her stories different from anything else that is In a World Created by a Drunken God out there while still keeping enoughf the typical historical romance world building that readers expect I particularly enjoyed how she used Mistletoe as the name Indo No Kao of the hero s manor and mostf the servants had the surname Christmas There s even a mutt named HollyBut perhaps best f all is the sprinkling f well loved supporting characters from Vanessa s Giant Peach Yodel other books Her die hard fans will be thrilled to see so many favorites I loved seeing sexy Dr John Black again and the fun interplay with his wife Bathsheba from My Favorite CountessI highly recommend this book Stick with it past the thee and thoupening chapter I promise the language gets easier and familiar and the wonderful endearing characters are a true joy I ll definitely be buying my Sinai and Zion own copy to putn my keeper shelf even though I have a free electronic arc Well done Vanessa Keep them coming England Oct Dec 1817 Marcus served in the Army x 14yrs and then became an earl Marcus had a tense relationship w cousin Stephen they avoided each ther after they both loved the same faithless woman yrs prior Marcus stole her from this cous Ultimately she wed a 3rdman Phoebe came to England from the US to meet her estranged Grandpa who died before she arrived Phoebe s late parents raised her as a uaker butshe didn t always strictly adhere to this belief system The Stantons IE aunt uncle etc welcomed her with pen arms Marcus Phoebe had a built in conflict She rejected an Phoebe Linville is delighted to finally be going to England to meet her long estranged grandfather It caused much pain for her mother and she died without resolving the conflict from her marrying a uaker and moving to America Now Phoebe has the chance to put the past behind her and find some happiness with her English relatives However much to her disappointment she is met. That she wants His kisses and unexpected warmth are enticing but Phoebe is determined to show the Earl f Merritt what real love is all about And if that takes twelve nights f delicious seduction by a roaring fire she’s than willing to reveal her gifts very slowly. ,
Ction f a secondary plot thread that doesn t really get thick except for the final pages get thick except for the final pages the purpose f enhancing the conflict and test the trust issues between the newly weds With weak in the knees romance sexual chemistry a go go and as sumptuous as eually accurate descriptions Iniquity of holiday traditions His Mistletoe Bride will bring the winter temperatures up a notchr two A wonderfully romantic tale great for the holidays r any time f year Taken from my review at RomanceJunkiescomGrowing up in a uaker household Phoebe Linville s ne joy was the bedtime stories her mother told her f the fairies and sprites that roamed the green and gentle land Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) of theld country Her mother had been estranged from her English relatives after marrying a uaker and moving to America but she took comfort in telling the stories and Phoebe s father had understood his wife s need So grown up now and assured Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook of her grandfather s welcome Phoebe set sail for England She had never met her grandfather but after yearsf silence he had finally acknowledged her in his letters to her With both parents gone now Phoebe accepted the invitation but she knew she would miss her young nieces and nephews However her grandfather s letters to her had been so filled with warmth something that has been missing in her life for a long time She could not wait to see him However by the time she arrived in England her grandfather had contracted an infection and passed away She had received the news the morning after her arrival in England after a storm filled voyage which had taken seven weeks instead f the expected three weeks Ill from the voyage she had collapsed into the arms f the messenger Major Lucas Stanton her distant cousin But he was not finished bringing her up to date Her grandfather had written her a letter just before his death and in it he made plain that he wanted her to marry LucasMajor Lucas Stanton the eighth Earl Livin' de Life of Merritt is the heir to Phoebe s grandfather s estate He had made a solemn vow to theld earl that he would take care The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter of Miss Linville and he is determined to honor that promise To placate the dying man he had agreed to consider the marriage proposal if Phoebe was amenable However she seems to find the prospect disconcerting At first Lucas had not thought she could survive the tonr marriage to him but after sitting and talking to her he is pleasantly surprised by her inner fire Receiving the news Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki of her grandfather s death Phoebe seems determined to return to America to her half brother and his family Nevertheless Lucas decides to do all he can to get her to remain in England both to honor a promise made to a dying man and because it is possible she is just what he needs in his life In fact she might be the antidote to the woman he hadnce loved and who had destroyed his lifeSpending time with him and succumbing to his devastating kisses she finds herself in a compromising situation and they are forced to wed After the hasty wedding they retire to their home Mistletoe Manor but can they Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind overcome the differences in their pasts and the threatf smugglersAbsolutely delicious HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE the latest book by phenomenal author Vanessa Kelly is a heartwarming witty and passionate historical romance that
*will keep you *keep you late into the night eager to see what happens next Ms Kelly is a genius at bringing her characters and her stories to life right before your eyes She is The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta onef my all time favorite authors and this story is ne f her best in my pinion Fans f her works will be delighted to be reunited with some f the characters from her previous books It is enchanting to watch Phoebe as she tries to fit in and belong determined to speak proper English even as she lapses into her plain uaker talk whenever she gets upset I loved the servants at Mistletoe Manor and their uniue names The combination f seduction holiday cheer marriage intriguing characters Regency England smugglers romance love and Ms Kelly s wn uniue writing style makes this story a favorite for the holidays and any time f year I absolutely loved this story and look forward to Ms Kelly s future works Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy Dicmatized 2: Bitter Sweet Revenge of HIS MISTLETOE BRIDED. Ing position that forced them into wedlock Whisked away to Mistletoe Manor his country estate it isn’t long before she is challenging his rules and surprising him in andut Martian Science Fiction: Scifi Novellas Set on Mars of bedPhoebe has no intentionf bowing to Lucas’ stubbornness even though he The Witches Ball offers all.