Title: At the King’s Command Author: Susan Wiggs Publication Info: Mira June ISBN: Genre: Historical: European. Frustrated by his own failures at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman by commanding him to marry the vagabond woman. Circle In The Water / At The King’s Command By Susan Wiggs – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time.
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Nov af, Merrin rated it it was ok Shelves: That would not have been a quick journey on horseback as the book implies.
This book is a piece of loosely historical VERY loosely historicalsupposedly romantic, fluff. No Place Like Home. What begins as a mockery of a marriage ultimately blossoms into deepest love.
I liked how from hatred, it became love between them. View all 14 comments.
He regards his new bride as utterly inconvenient…though undeniably fetching. Really, for a Tudor, not torture. The Duke of Deception. I England, I totally understand now why some readers said this book is boring. One day she hopes to return to Muscovy to seek vengeance. A Cantata of Love. The Beast of Aros Castle. While there, she bumps into none other than Henry VIII, the king of England as you doand he commands a noble with marriage-market problems to marry her because why not.
When tragedy strikes a young Russian girl’s family, she is taken away and protected by gypsies.
Stephen is ordered to wed Julian by Henry Tudor who thinks it’s quite funny to have this Lord ma I have had this book for a few years and have reread it numerous times it never gets old. The story starts out okay, but about halfway through it turns in to a twisted version of Qiggs Secret Garden.
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The Calhoun Chronicles Bundle. Well written and intelligent romance happy to have found Susan Wiggs. Frustrated by his own failures at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman by commanding him to marry the vagabond woman caught stealing his horse.
Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. May 24, Casey Anderson rated it liked it. The novel is about Juliana Romanov, a Russian aristocrat, who narrowly escapes from the mass murder of her family by fleeing Russia with a band of gypsies.
Juliana is earthy and sexy and Stephen is tormented and inventive and I liked the Russian and Gypsy influences. Then waltzes in the heroine, who is Roma This is a first read by Susan Wiggs.
Published July 28th by Mira first published September The Dukes of Vauxhall. The Tudor Rose Trilogy all essentially contain the same plot although they do have different characters with their own peculiar habits and personalities.
One day she hopes to return to Muscovy to seek vengeance. At least to me. What a Woman Needs. You may also like. He regards his new bride I thought that much of the conflict between J and S, and in S’s mind, was a bit contrived serving to tease the reader who practically begs for resolution.
Stephen de Lacey is a cold and bitter widower, long accustomed to the sovereign’s capricious and malicious whims. I liked how they brought up together.
Exotic gypsy tropes Juliana is seductive and compelling while performing in a troupea king bent on droit du seigneur don’t askmagical maternal qualities in all women, insta-love, and at the risk of spoilers, a blatantly obvious villain and the happy ever after you’d expect.
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As in lots of them. I don’t hate her but I must act like I hate her because I’ve been hurt and she could hurt me but I’ll constantly grab her and kiss her anyway.
To Covet a Lady’s Heart. The Rogue of Islay Isle. Seriously poorly researched with unlikable hero.
The novel is about Juliana Romanov, a Russian aristocrat, who narrowly escapes from the mass murder of her family by fleeing Russia with a band of gypsies. Jun 13, Debbie Jing rated it it was ok. Perhaps she is too perfect, but even so, the reader is drawn to her.