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Obsessed with fossil collecting intelligent a bit bossy a bit plain and on the shelf in her mid 20 s She s no shrinking violet and is not afraid to go for it when she and Gideon get stuck in a cave alone overnight Their bond is wonderful she believes in him and defends him verbally and in him and defends him verbally and 1 memorable scene physically to everyone and he sees her as beautiful There are some nice passionate scenes Some good humor too when Harriet s geeky friends try to save her from the Beast Assorted villains including a rival fossil hunter add to the plot But the focus remains on the romance and it s lovely sigh My first Amanda uick and most defiantly not my last Loved everything about this book The plot the charactersit all radiated tr DNF 50 % Maybe 255 despite not finishing which has to do with my current mood It s not a #bad book and the writing is good I must say the #book and the writing is good I must say the annoys me with her antics Much that I m a bona fide nerd I actually hate it when bluestocking heroines get so single minded in their pursuit of knowledge that they don t pay attention to people and clues in their environment and placing themselves in dicey situations Surely bookish intelligence and common sense are not mutually exclusive concepts The secondary characters are good I like the hero The pacing just slowed right down in the middle Once they got together there was no bantering and little spark There was a good deal I liked about this book Gideon was great Even though early on he s all I ve forgotten what love is ou can tell he cares for Harriet a lot and will uickly grow to love her The rumors about him are pretty messed up but Unwilling (The MacLauchlans, you know instantly they don t fit his character The sex scenes while not always as descriptive as I would have liked were hotMy main problem was the heroine She constantly put herself in dangerous situations Then she was always telling Gideon to stand down and let every offense slide The one that really bugged me because she tried to dissuade Gideon against it for manyyyy pages was when Gideon wanted to duel someone and Harriet is like I know this psycho trapped me and planned to rape me had I not escaped but stop this foolishness right now and don tou dare duel him over my honor Now maybe I ve read too many mafia romances or something but I would ve been like Gut him like a fish and bring home his testicles so I can make a necklace out of them and mail it to his mama But hey that s just meThe whole mystery behind the fossil tooth and who the mastermind of the ring of thieves was ok I didn t really care either way But the person behind it was surprising as well as some of the other things he confessed to. Notoriously menacing Yet Harriet could not find it in her heart to fear him For in his tawny gaze she sensed a savage pain she longed to soothe and a searing passion she earned to answer Now caught up in the Beast’s clutches Harriet must find a way to win his heart and evade the deadly trap of a scheming villain who would see them parted for all time. ,

I love Regency romances I am a Georgette tragic from way back but many of #tragic from way back but many of s efforts are weak and formulaic This one is neither of those things and I was in my reading element The two main characters were delightful the conversation was witty and the formula was thrown out the window Guess what no misunderstandings between our purported lovers to separate them and lead them astray In this book our hero and our heroine understand each other from the start and have each other s backs throughout the story It was and our heroine understand each other from the start and have each other s backs throughout the story It was it was fresh and I loved it This story is a beauty and the beast retelling with two interesting main characters Harriet Pomeroy a fossil enthusiast and the viscount Gideon St Justin Gideon got the name beast because of his large size mean attitude and his scar over his eye Also because it was said that he drove his fianc to kill herselfIt got boring at times and they had sex so uickly that I was so confused on if they were going to even have a relationshipBut I did have time after that to find out that the heroine is completely annoying Like he had to literally ask did she favor her fossils over him And she said she favored him but shit ou can t be too sure Tbh I dont think she told the truth She literally gets herself into so much trouble over th A very amusing entertaining HR read The heroine annoyed me a bit at first but then I warmed up to her and ended up really enjoying the book 4 12 starsI like Beauty and the Beast tales and Ravished is many reader s favorite Amanda uick novel so I chose it as my introduction to her work I m glad to say I was not disappointed I loved Gideon from the start and he was everything but The Beast of Blackthorne Hall the nickname he received due to his shady reputation and his sinister appearance I was expecting to meet a dark tortured hero but he was actually uite funny Harriet was a different matter and it took me some time to understand her She came dangerously close to becoming a TSTL heroine when she put herself in danger by refusing to listen to Gideon s reasoning not only once but twice Her redeeming point was her never faltering trust in Gideon jumping at one time literally to his defense whenever someone dared to speak ill of himAs for the story it was entertaining funny and fast paced Some events and particularly Harriet s reaction to them were unusual for lack of a better word but in the end I thought that uirkiness was fitting I wasn t too surprised with the identity of the master villain even though I spent most of the time thinking it was someone else Considering this was a romance and not a mystery thriller novel I have no Also see Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN 9780553293166 here From the cozy confines of a tiny seaside village to the glittering crush of the a fashionable London soiree comes an enthralling tale of a thoroughly mismatched couple poised to discover the rapture of loveThere was no doubt about it What Miss Harriet Pomeroy needed was a man Someone powerful. .

Omplaints And the ending Ah I love closing a book with a smile on my face Review Up There she goes again Gideon warned his mother You had better stop her #UICKLY UNLESS YOU WANT THE CONVERSATION #unless The Mallen Girl you want the conversation revert to fossils So I generally try to stay far away from bluestocking heroine Unknowingly I ve read this earlier in 2008 I had no idea since Amanda uick s covers and titles have a striking resemblance Titles are one word and cover is one colored too but in different shades and featuring an objectThe title and characters were a little forgotten to me however the story and plot are etched in my craniumAs I flip the pages I begin to become immersed in a different world pleasant and achingly familiar however I do not drown for romances as sweet as this could sustain my survivalBones and fossils Imagine creepy skulls teeth toes and femurs stuck on a stone wall and being freed by our odd heroine Harriet Pomoroy Bones and fossils do not scare her She is considered a spinster for she is 25ears of age She has no interest in marriage for only fossils catch her attention And perhaps the Beast of Blackthorne Hall Gideon St Justin is our battered hero Being the second son he was least favorite of his parents Has a terrible scar on his face Has gained reputation of Beast of Blackthorne Hall Is believed to have compromised fiancee the daughter of Reverend Ruston Dierdre who have committed suicide after allegedly being dropped by Gideon after discovering she is with child His reputations is also tarnished to shreds And is feared by all Except HarrietHarriet and Gideon are an odd couple They never fit in normal society However they no doubt belong in each others arms Despite the world being against them they manage to fight all odds since loving each other is as inevitable as the dawn BTW against them they manage to fight all odds since loving each other is as inevitable as the dawn BTW book is not just a wonderful story that would make ou smile It is also educationalOne could learn a lot from Harriet s archeological skills However the best of her lessons that I would keep in mind is a practical lesson being non fossil related is this Rock floor is not conducive to lovemaking Ravished is one of my all time favorite Amanda uick novels It s a wonderful story with likable characters and I must have read it at least 3 times already Gideon is a scarred brooding semi outcast whose own parents don t believe in his innocence Despite having reason to be bitter and harsh than the immature heros of many other romances Gideon never behaves like a jerk or takes out his anger on the heroine He can be arrogant and dictatorial but he is tender to and proud of Harriet from practically the beginning Harriet is eccentric geekily. And clever who could help her rout the unscrupulous thieves who were using her beloved caves to hide their loot But when Harriet summoned Gideon Westbrook Viscount St Justin to her aid she could not know that she was summoning the devil himself Dubbed the Beast of Blackthorne Hall for his scarred face and lecherous past Gideon was strong and fierce and. Ravished

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