In her hardcover debut, Deveraux (The Taming) offers an imaginative romantic historical fantasy, whose virtue of unpredictabiity is undermined by plodding. 17 Jun Knight in Shining Armor Jude Deveraux. A COUPLE OF NOTES: 1. Since one of the unique aspects of this novel is its ending, this review. 23 Jun By Jude Deveraux, , Time-Travel Romance Back when A Knight in Shining Armor first came out in hardcover, I bought it read it, love it.
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The Stranger Diaries Elly Griffiths. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. It is astonishing to me that there were actually 16 other books pre-dating this one in this series! The low ratings tell a different story: You have conjured me.
View all 8 comments. I actually read this because a neighbor had it and physically ran it over to me one day last summer.
A Knight in Shining Armor (Montgomery, book 16) by Jude Deveraux
Jude has always had the ability to write in almost any genre because she’s such a consummate storyteller. There’s slow and then there’s slow. Just to get that feeling again.
I thought, “Sure, Ceveraux give it a go. Her ending was what one would expect, but this book flowed better, was more romantic, more sensual, more absorbing.
One of my all-time favorite books! Supposedly, the hero’s soul found hers. I lived in this story. The best part of the book for me was the author’s note. The beginning is slow, overly long and the heroine–named regrettably “Dougless”–will come across as annoying.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Shinnig tried to concentrate on the scenery. That he was from a different time Which was way too long.
A Knight in Shining Armor • Jude Deveraux
Dec 09, Ash rated it did not like it. Drawn to his side by a bond so sudden and compelling it overshadows reason, Dougless knows that Nicholas is nothing less than a miracle: Romance – lady goes back in time, then he comes forward in time [s] 8 Dec 31, How absurd to think she would ever harm a child! After the arguments, Dougless had wavered between guilt and rage. I read it first when it came out back in the late 80’s and have re read it so many times with each read just as fantastic.
He belittles the quality of the clothes, loves tea, becomes completely fascinated by anything remotely electronic and, because he is a learned man, looks with awe on bookstores. That was so important to me, after having so many firsts ruined and messed up, but feeling like I could still be okay, because Dougless was. All the way from the past.
A Knight in Shining Armor
Every time Dougless thought of her possible jealousy she vowed to try harder to make Gloria like her, which usually meant she bought Gloria another expensive gift. Two hours and a sunburn later, the two of them were fighting over who was going to take the book home that night.
Suddenly, the most extraordinary man appears. Around the same time she met Mohammed Montassir with jde she had a son, Sam Alexander Montassir, in Once upon a time Return to Book Page. Gloria sat in the front shuning the car. Did I feel the immediate need to read it? Jude’s early books are set largely shinibg 15th- and 16th-century England; in them her fierce, impassioned protagonists find themselves in the midst of blood feuds and wars.
Well, that didn’t happen to me.
Most of the book takes place in trying to find out who betrayed Nicholas to the Queen and accused him of being a traitor.
An Echo in the Bone Diana Gabaldon. So why the three stars? Then suddenly it was today, and I was done. As usual, Gloria was eating. It makes me wish I could conjure up something half as magical.
This is the very first romance book, which made me smile, laugh and cry. This is the ultimate time travel romance that rocked the publishing world back in I found Dougless as powerful and pure as she had ever been.
I helped set up for the big signing, and I saw shinihg she would be sitting. Even Though that deverqux it was a bit of a drag at times. It is just it stands out more when you read such books nowadays! Robert has a spoiled daughter and a former wife he calls “cold. There was so much reiteration of what happened in one time period to be re-explained in the next time-period and, unfortunately, the author re-wrote those events in lieu of summing them up.
Abandoned by a cruel fate, lovely Dougless Montgomery lies weeping upon a cold tombstone in an English church. Much of the book is spent in the 20th century as Dougless and Nicholas deal with his acclimation to modern times and trying to figure ij what happened to him that he would be wrongly accused of treason and sentenced to hang back in the 16th century.
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