Jill aka Jo (sireesanwar) wrote,
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Lord of Seduction & Poison Study

The two books I read over the weekend and finished. I think I'm going to post a notice of them here but keep them over at thebookroom to make things a little easier on me.

Review: 116
Title: Lord of Seduction
Author: Paula Quinn
Pages: 312
Rating: 3

Book Description:
Reluctant Bride
By the king's order, Lady Tanon Risande is to be wed to a fierce Welsh prince. Headstrong Tanon has other ideas, and none of them involve submitting to Prince Gareth ap Owain. Yet she can't help but notice how the ladies of the court sigh at his mere glance. And when this rough warrior sets his penetrating gaze on her, Tanon, too, wonders what it would be life to bed a barbarian...

Lady of Desire
Gareth is determined to prove to his delectable new wife that he saves his savagery for the battlefield, not the bedchamber. He will use far more persuasive methods to lure this lady willingly into his arms - and he looks foward to tring them all. But though Gareth is a prince, he cannot offer Tanon the finery she is used to, nor can he be sure she will be safe in his untamed land. What he can guarentee her is a love unlike any she has ever known....
Review: 117
Title: Poison Study
Author: Maria V. Snyder
Pages: 409
Rating: 4.5

Book Description:
Choose a quick death or slow poison....
About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary repriece. She'll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace - and rish assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia.

And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of security, leaving nothing to chance, deliberately feeds her Butterfly's Dust - and only by appearing for her daily antidote will she delay and agonzing death from the poison.

As Yelena tries to escape her new dilemma, disasters keep mounting, Rebels plot to seize Ixia and Yelena develops magical powers she can't control. Her life is threatened again and choices must be made. But this time the outcomes aren't so clear...
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Tags: books, books: reviewed, genre: fantasy, genre: historical romance, ~author: maria v snyder
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