Set in the early 12th century, between Henry Beauclerc’s ascension to the English throne in and his eventual victory over his older brother Duke Robert of. SHE WAS CALLED BELLE FROM HELL As fierce and indomitable as any man, Isabelle of Langston rules the family lands with an iron hand after her. Bertrice Small was not the first romance author I read, but I think many readers Small was one of those authors whose books were a part of my .. I remember being deliciously scanadalized by the Kadin and The Hellion.
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Finally, she finds the man the King sent off to check on her husband and gets just enough information to decide to go off and find Hugh on her own, accompanied by one of Hugh’s Falconiers.
When he suggests to name their second child after the King — Isabelle refuses because, hello, the King tried to rape her or seduce her. That’s when the happily-ever-after you were surprised to find so early on explodes.
Hugh is rather cruel in the book when he loses his memory. Jun 07, Kathryn rated it liked it. This is not a nice romance.
He is given power and abuses it. The Devil of Dunakin Castle.
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This young woman runs the begtrice, until the man comes along. Jondal Book Search Condition: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hellion Bertrice Small Limited preview – Jul 15, Marisa rated it it was amazing. The reconciliation wasn’t enough, given what they’d been through, and how they’d changed. Isabelle for her part, merely enjoys the attentions of another lover, having relatively little options afforded to her.
Sorry, but that’s small the song that stayed in my head as I read about this so-called “hellion”: Aug 01, Rebecca Huston rated it it was ok Recommends it for: You’ve successfully reported this review. But the brazen beauty meets her match bertrcie Hugh Fauconier, bold knight and rightful Saxon heir to Langston Keep. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
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There’s a difference between sex and love, and this author wants you to know it. New York, NY, U. He also has troubles forgiving her for enjoying it. Rather repulsive actually, if you think about it, but The romance genre doesn’t necessarily smile on the male gender, which may be why it is rarely read by them?
I read the book before I mailed it to my aunt, who wants to read romances. Jan 22, Greyland Reviews rated it liked it.
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Bfrtrice s unavailable for purchase. Page after page of going nowhere and boring me to sleep, so I laid the book aside for a couple of weeks before deciding to push onward. I’m not a big fan of paranormal romance, and ebrtrice one is riddled with lusty sorceresses, sex magic, and group sex, among other things. And then, hello, BDSM, sex toys, and three-somes. I won’t go into the over-the-top graphic sex scenes, nor the purple prose. Well both Hugh and Belle enjoy the sex with Guy and Viv, neither love them, nor do they fell truly loved in return, more playthings.
Their power over others.
Hellion by Bertrice Small
Discovering the castle lair where her husband is enchanted, Belle is caught, and rendered helpless by the twisted passion of Vivienne’s brother, Guy.
Some where around page Belle starts explaining to Henry why hllion will not be unfaithful to her husband and have sex with him.
In fact I think it undermined the true love of the main characters who diviate and fall in love with other people before they return to each other. Has wear to the cover and pages.
Why the father didn’t leave it to his sons, is never really explained. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. She fights off the lustful King Henry in one of the more entertaining sections before heading to Brittany, where she finds the amnesiac Hugh in thrall to two decadent descendants of Vivienne as in Merlin and.
Leaving us with a sense of how horribly women were treated back then Both the hero and the heroine have moments of extreme bertricee. Read this novel before and enjoyed it, and I think I just might go back and read it again its been some years But the brazen beauty meets her match in Hugh Smalk, bold knight and rightful Saxon heir to Langston Keep. And if there was an Elvis in the yearshe would have loved him too.