Y Everything about the story the Hh the side characters the jealousy the evil brother the abduction etcall the great classic bodice ripper tropes but with a nuance f difference that really sparked my interest But none In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover of these were pulledff Nobody and nothing really makes sense because there s no real explanation no development no Oomph I would have given the story at least 2 stars but the dialogue was terrible if you re going to base story in the 12th century and focus I Met Someone on King William and knights and courts and blah blah then at least TRY to make the dialogue sound appropriate Characters essentially used modern American English examples pretty much the big bad world and no you think but with a few my sir knight and m lord but mostly everyone called eachther by their first namesyou know medieval aristocrats they re chill peepsThat s all I can say man I wanted this to be really really good but it was just OK I liked the concept a lot blind Quantum (Captain Chase orphaned young woman Imogen is being tormented by nasty relative Seemingly horrible husband Robert is found for her but he turnsut to be wonderful and helps her fight nasty relative and they live HEA The trouble was the execution just wasn t there The beginning starts The Other Islam off well withur tortured heroine living in isolation while her brother nasty relative Roger curries favor with the King And the hero s arrival is great he appears to be a blood thirsty mercenary with no honor r morals and uickly shows himself to be patient loving and honorable But then things go downhill The brother starts sending nasty messages the heroine gets understandably frightened and shuts down Wonderful hero stands around doing nothing Then he gets called back to court and imprisoned so the action picks up with his 2nd in command taking care f the now realizes she s pregnant still blind heroine There are a few intrigue scenes at court but like most Light, Gesture, and Color of the book not much actually happens Finally nasty brother kidnaps heroine hero goes after them and we have the big finish back at their keepThere was so much thinking and worrying but nothing happening Not in the presentr in the past We can guess what the brother was up to but we never really see any Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault of it His plot was so slow moving and convoluted that after awhile I just couldn t care too much The hero didn t seem to have any strategy militaryr Toxic Game (A GhostWalker Novel) otherwise And I hated the perfect ending where heroine s sight is restored Glad she didn t have a miscarriage after He king has agreed to reward him for his last service with an estateonne condition Robert must marry the sitting tenant the infamous Lady Deformed For years Imogen Colebrook has lived in the ramshackle Saxon keep the virtual prisoner Canada of her cruel sadistic brother the man responsible for her deformity and for wedding her to a dangerous man Yetn Robert's arrival Imogen nearly br.
Since there isn t a description for thisImogen was blind and tormented by her brother Roger who kept her in a secluded castle She never left her room Robert a hired killer f the King s was given her castle and land n the condition Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, of marriageRobert ends up being her protector and brings his men to the lands and they begin to rebuild the almost ruined castle and bring life back to the area I thought this was such a nice story Robert was a good person and brings Imogenut DogFace of her solitude Well written December 10 2008Ok so this book was pretty interesting I thought it was going to be early 1800s like usual but turnsut it take place in the late 11th century What You Owe Me or possibly early 12th century There are Normans and Saxons and the whole 9 yards It was a lot darker than anotherf the Buffalo Woman Comes Singing other light fluffy historical romance novels I ve read The heroine who is blind has a VERY VERY DARK past Her brother is evil and pretty much tortured her growing up I loved the hero He was fabulousThenly bad part really was the very very very very end What s up with people having completely unrealistic things happen at the end Oh I ll just tell you The way she lost her sight was the her brother pushed her down a flight Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant of stairs and she hit her head So at the end she s like 5 months pregnant and has been riding HORSES around freaking England for a month which you re not supposed to do for fearf a miscarriage she FALLS down the stairs and not The Last Great Revolution only is her baby completely fine but she hits her head again and POOF Her vision is back rolls her eyes It was too much for meOh and there were some male homosexual things goingn Like the king is supposedly very penly gay as in everyone knows and there s a kiss between him and his partner r whatever Allusions to but nothing explicit So if that sort Blind Spots of thing bothers you It usually bothers me but thisne didn t probably because it wasn t written very passionately it was a stating what happened rather than a you re supposed to get into this scene Just a warning though This is a great book It is about a Blind girl and how she falls in love with her knight that takes A Boy and A Bear in a Boat over her castle The King commands them to marry and she does IT is sweet how he falls in love with her and findsut she is blind Very unusual story but worth the read Wow I know Zebra is an SOS off brandf sorts in the world St. Johns Wort of romance but this was dreadful in a fan fiction wayThe concept is awesome I liked the sound if it so much that I rushed to bu. During the turbulent decadent reignf William II a royal mercenary finds himself caught in the throes The Roman Family of an unexpected passion and played as a pawn in a treacherous game The bastard sonf a Norman nobleman Robert Beaumont has blossomed into Hirvenmetsästäjä onef England's fiercest killers and has found himself well paid for his talents But now the time has come for him to set aside his sword
Iding up and down the length Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of England falling down stairs etc but the restorationf sight was just too much I thought the way Robert helped her navigate her blindness was very romantic and the need for her to be sighted just wasn t there What a great story Blind chick is mentally tortured by her sadistic brother He is also responsible for her blindness He arranges her marriage to a knight known as the king s butcher well the knight turns A Christmas Miscellany out to be a great man who helps her live againf course the brother has spies in their castle he plots to have the husband killed and ultimately he plots to finish her ff too This was a surprisingly gritty romance with the heroine Imogen called Lady Deformed being held captive by her brother who seemed to have some very unbrotherly feelings towards her He was really cruel and tormented her That part was hard to read for me I just don t get how someone can do things like thatI really loved the hero and the heroine and I was glad that although the hero Robert was considered a really bad guy he was a gentle tender husband to this very tormented heroine I like that although he was looked down upon for being a lowly knight with little to his name he was a much better person than Imogen s brother who had land and power He was a good guy despite his bad reputation This was a new author for me and I went into this book with no expectations and was rewarded with a very good medieval romantic read that had enough dark moments to make the beautiful love story all the touching Yes there is a very unrealistic thing at the end but it didn t bother me because I read romance to see good win ut OXENBOXEN over evil and for the Happy Ever After and I think this story wrapped up well despite the unrealistic elements I will definitely be reading by this author More like 15 stars than 2 This is supposed to be set in Medieval times yet the majorityf the language is modern The heroine while I realize was blind acted like a child And Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) of course ALL the menf her husband s garrison were totally in love with her Puh leezeGAGI Beautiful Ghosts (Inspector Shan, only finished this because I wanted to see if it would truly bene big clicheand it was This book lost a 5 star rating simply because the middle 150 pages Oh! Calcutta or so were so drawnut with unnecessary angst and ridiculous inner turmoil It was almost a 3 starbefore she miraculously got her eyesight back Eye roll Not how science works Also it was kind Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, of annoying how everyone fell in love with her Sheesh. Ings the hardened warrior to his knees For she is a visionf unparalleled beauty living in a world without sight Drawn to her courageous spirit Robert gently draws Imogen ut f her tortured past But with her brother always lurking in the shadows Imogen's newfound sanctuary in Robert's arms is in danger Reasoning and the Logic of Things of being destroyed unless her salvaged heart can find a wayut f the darkne.