- Vivienne Westlake
- Release Date
- October 2011
- Book 1 of Rekindled Passions Regency
Erotic Romance, Historical Romance
A midnight encounter between two estranged lovers rekindles a passion beyond their wildest dreams...
Rowena, Countess of Northam, is surprised to find her former suitor has returned from India and is on his way to the very house where she is staying. When he appears in her room late at night, she can only believe it is a dream. Her fantasy soon becomes reality when Simon makes every effort to seduce her.
Despite his six year absence, and the fact that Rowena married his best friend, Simon is determined to have her back now that she is a widow. It soon becomes clear that while her body craves his affections, she doesn't trust him enough give her heart. Can Simon forget her past betrayal and convince her to surrender to the greatest love they've ever known?
Book Review by Nat (reviewer)
Dec 16, 2011 [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
115 people found the following review helpful
LADY NORTHAM'S WICKED SURRENDER is irresistible! You may fight it, but you'll surrender to Ms Westlake's delicious writing. In spite of the plot not being very unique, I enjoyed very much how it developed.
Rowena wasn't expecting to meet Simon again, after all the time he spent in India. But now she's a widow, will he still want to be with her? Why did he leave her in the first place? Simon never forgot Rowena and now he has the opportunity to have her back. However, can he forgive her betrayal for marrying his best friend?
The characters weren't flat and the secondary cast had their shine too, but nothing that would take our minds of the main couple! Rowena and Simon were a delight together, they were so good I wanted more! They really deserved a full-length novel. The pacing was great and the dialogue just right, however, the story could have had explored more of the setting.
Nevertheless, it was well wrapped up and I especially liked the last couple of lines. I wonder if things could have been resolved in a more interesting way, but it was very satisfying though! I'll definitely read the next book of this series and other titles by Vivienne Westlake.
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