As a child, author Ann Maxwell used to love reading classic literature and it was not before her college days that she got the chance of reading science fiction novels. Totally unprepared for the hardships awaiting her in America, she is terrified by the prospect of life in the harsh and magnificent land at the edge of the Rockies. She smiled with relief, not knowing how her smile lit her delicate face. The way Wolfe handled the innocense of Jessica was enduring and attractive. Wolfe was her only friend and she trusts him not to hurt her or 'rut on her'. Lady Jessica Charteris is about to be forced into an appalling marriage to a moneyed Lord full of drink and age. He agrees and takes her to Colorado, where he vows that she will get tired of the hard life there and if the marriage isn't consummated, she'll seek an annulment and head back to England.
Unfortunate circumstances place them in a compromising position and they are forced to marry anyway. Basta non sono riuscita a perdere altro tempo per una c…a del genere. These two are supposed to have had a special connection as Jessica was growing up, yet the asshat has had such a compete lobotomy from the previous book that he treats Jessica like something he stepped in. In 1985, the first A. Acceptable: A book with obvious wear.
Believing that had kept her from panic when her guardian insisted on the marriage to Lord Gore. Lady Jessica Charteris has tricked her way out of a marriage to a vile British lord -- and into the arms of Wolfe Lonetree, whose raw sensuality leaves her as breathless as the harsh and magnificent land to which she has fled. Jessi: this woman, I don't know what to say. You are a lady of the realm whose engagement will soon be announced. Solo Mía es una novela del oeste, segundo en la serie Only, los personajes del primer libro aparecen, pero no es necesario leerlo para disfrutar éste. Scrittrice prolifica e polivalente, ha al suo attivo oltre 50 romanzi che spaziono dalla fantascienza alla narrativa storica, dall'amore al mistero.
Le mantengo las cuatro estrellas que le di en su elizabeth lowell only mine, puro entretenimiento. The story begins when Jessica is betrothed to a perverse but wealthy old man. About the Author Elizabeth Lowell's acclaimed suspense novels include the New York Times bestsellers Death Echo, Blue Smoke and Murder, Innocent as Sin, The Wrong Hostage, Always Time to Die, The Color of Death, Die in Plain Sight, Running Scared, and Moving Target, as well as four books featuring the Donovan family: Amber Beach, Jade Island, Pearl Cove, and Midnight in Ruby Bayou. If the old drunkard can coax his staff into readiness, you will produce an heir within a year and your duty will be fulfilled. . Theres just one catch: Jessica must accompany her new husband to America.
No matter how hard she tries, she's constantly compared to Willow our heroine from the previous book and Wolfe is determined to force an annulment so she can go back to England like the pampered little princess he's convinced she is. His character in Only His was honorable and kind, and we learned about his special friendship over the years with Lady Jessica Charteris, an orphaned ward of his father. She lives happily along with her husband, a grown up son and a daughter in the Pacific Northwest. And to sprinkle in a couple more cliches, said childhood best friend is also the bastard son of a Viscount. Her novels range from science fiction to historical fiction, from romance to mystery. One of the members of the family, Honor Donovan is considered to be a shrewd businesswoman, but is kept out of the dangerous family business, which is generally carried by the males of her family.
But Wolf has other plans for his naive young wife. She enrolled herself in the University of California and obtained her B. Wanting to escape from the impending marriage Jessica tricks Wolfe Lonetree, the illegitimate son of a viscount, into her marrying her. We have a thick-headed hero and worse, a heroine with an aversion to sex and who is terrified of ever becomming pregnant. Una lectura ligera y muy entretenida aunque ciertos diálogos y situaciones a veces parezcan excesivos en el drama.
Stronger than Wolfe could imagine, he will still test her limits, for she will have to be stronger than his prejudice and misconceptions. Laureata in letteratura inglese, quando non scrive, ama andare in gita, a pesca di salmone, cucinare, fare del giardinaggio e andare in barca. Beside he has his moments he gives in and takes care of her. Maxwell saggio 4 A Dead God Dancing - 1979 Ann Maxwell fantascienza 5 Golden Empire 1979 A. Wolfe y Jessi son unos personajes geniales, he disfrutado de lo lindo con su historia y además, se agradece que la narración no sea tan descriptiva con los paisajes y terrenos como lo fue en el anterior. But even more frightening is Wolfe himself—a man whose raw sensuality leaves her breathless. Wolfe is angry about the situation but Jessie is glade.
Wolfe was born to an English father and Cheyenne mother. A degree in English literature in the year 1966. Lo dicho, la primera parte muy repetitiva con una protagonista que no me ha convencido porque me parecía de to Decepcionada con esta lectura. Maxwell giallo 18 A Woman Without Lies 1985 Elizabeth Lowell contemporaneo 19 Traveling Man 1985 Elizabeth Lowell contemporaneo 20 Valley of the Sun 1985 Elizabeth Lowell contemporaneo 21 Sequel - 1986 Elizabeth Lowell contemporaneo 22 The Fire of Spring - 1986 Elizabeth Lowell contemporaneo 23 The Frog and the Scorpion - 1986 A. So I'm still going to give it three stars. Decir que es un libro romántico me parece terrible. Así que por mi parte no lo recomiendo ni lo más mínimo.
Wolfe acts like a douch, calling her a tease in front of Jessie's new friends and he couldn't even blame it on alcohol. Instead of apologizing for his behavior, he offers her a sex only relationship and promises not to take her maidenhead so she can save it for her next husband. Plus what a horrible reason to marry someone: slumming it for a husband who she thinks doesn't need kids. So the hero marries her, but is determined to get an annulment, so is a huge jerk for most of the book, belittles the heroine to her face and to others, continually assumes she's useless, and exhausts her to the point of collapse doing chores she's completely unaccustomed to. Wolfe tenía una pinta genial, pero admito que me han faltado más matices. A lowelp betrayed is a dangerous thing. No hay más ciego que quien no quiere ver.