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kindle ç Beguile Me Not á 300 pages ë Odelia Floris ë He came She saw He conueredIt happened one hot moonlit midsummer night at a ball in Auckland New Zealand 1884 Miss Anna Brown walked out onto the terrace and into arrestingly beautiful Russian artist Sasha Ivanovsky He is unconventional unfettered advenHe night away with him When dawn breaks it brings with it the cold light of reality Ivanovsky is not wealthy not well bred not respectable not suitable not safe Anna’s carefree exhibition on the dance floor has set the tongues of society wagging and she cannot bear it With one glance from his dark eyes he stole her heart away on that fateful midsummer night But she is desperately determined that he will not steal away her body and soul too A resistance must be mounte I have to admit that when I first started this read I thought Oh noI'm not going to like Anna the main character She appeared to be a spoiled stuck up snob and I feared it would take a miracle to endear her to me Wellit happened I soon began rooting for Anna liking her even and before I knew it I loved her and the miracle that allowed my change of heart was this author's incredible writing I am in awe I think Anna written by any other hand would have easily remained the annoying unlikable young woman I first mistook her for Ms Floris was able to weave a beautiful historical romance while remaining TRUE to historic themes that other HR authors tend to avoid or glaze over like the true weight of familial pressure the crutch of substance abuse the prevalence of sexual discrimination etc This story much than a simple romance entailed an honest realistic struggle for courage and strength These attributes are not easily come by and the journey is not typically very pretty The ability of Ms Floris to tell an honest tale of character growth while simultaneously gifting us with a touching love story in a setting described with the adoring touch of a poet is all testament to her superb writing ability I particularly appreciated Sasha's character and his ever patient tender love for Anna There were a few occasions when I found myself growing weary of Anna's faltering strength and it never failed that Sasha's calm careful response to her antics would remind me of the massive obstacles Anna was working to overcome Then I'd be right back to cheering for her success As a side note the epilogue offered me a good laugh out loud with the battle of The Stove vs Table Brilliant Thank you for the laugh but a heartfelt thank you for the lessonreminder offered in the most beautiful way that women in years past and even some today strong independent intelligent women hadhave to overcome the very real and challenging obstacles of societal expectation and family obligationand that patient understanding love was and still is the best weapon

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D Her rebel heart must be subdued and all thoughts of doomed dangerous loves locked away But is forgetting such a man such a love impossible? The flame of love he ignited in her heart will not extinguish Drop by drop she can feel herself melting away Soon there might be nothing left of her But the sea has a gift for Anna Something dangerous Something forbidden Something that threatens to wreck her Content A sweet romance with no strong language or graphic sexual conten The hero of this book Sasha Ivanovsky is a romantic sweet extremely patient artist who falls in love with a woman who desperately needs him even though she doesn't know it I enjoyed Mr Ivanovsky At every turn he was a gentleman yet full of passion You feel as though the main character Anna is totally undeserving of him He is too good for her even though she is the one higher in society Anna is not a lovable character yet you can't help routing for her You want her to have a happy ending because she is so miserable I haven't read historical romance in a while as I've been reading mostly contemporary and paranormal lately but I really enjoyed this book I recommend to anyone who enjoys Regency romance

ePub Beguile Me Not

Beguile Me Not He came She saw He conueredIt happened one hot moonlit midsummer night at a ball in Auckland New Zealand 1884 Miss Anna Brown walked out onto the terrace and into arrestingly beautiful Russian artist Sasha Ivanovsky He is unconventional unfettered adventurous dangerously bohemian everything she is not everything she fears But she is bewitched His eyes dark mysterious smoulderingly passionate burn into her mind into her heart into her very soul Unthinkingly she dances t Set in the 1880s Beguile me not is a story about 27 year old Anna Brown who comes from a wealthy and respected family in Auckland New Zealand At a ball she meets Alexander Ivanovsky a struggling artist who confesses his love for her Anna is engaged to Reverend Norris Sleighman an arranged match she is not particularly happy about because she does not love the man Then Ivanovsky has a sailing accident and re enters her life and their love begins to blossom Odelia Floris is a talented writer she takes the reader on an enjoyable journey back in time when women were fashionably feminine and not ashamed to show it Ivanovsky is the perfect gentleman an antithesis to Sleighman who just can’t get it right The book shows that love is timeless it is ideal for those who love a story weaved with good old fashioned romance Being one of them I certainly enjoyed it