Sunday, January 5, 2014

REVIEW: The Cracksman's Kiss by Killarney Sheffield

When Lady Cassandra is visited by a thief in the dark of night, she finds her body awakened in a way that her husband's touch has never stirred her desires. However there are consequences for even a brief stolen night of passion that leave Cassie in dire straits. She turns to the only one she thinks can help her...but will he come before it is too late? 
Comte Cohen Ashton's mission is to retrieve a priceless artifact and return it to its former country of origin. He doesn't expect to have his heart stolen by his sworn enemy's lovely young wife or to discover a treasure of his own making that is more valuable than any other. 
In the midst of a war between England and France, they struggle to deal with their sins and outside forces that threaten to destroy them. Can love prevail or will they be forever torn apart by the cracksman’s kiss?

I rated this book 4 stars. The writing was solid and readable minus some typos. It starts off slow but it has a very historical feel to it where it brings you back in the time era that it is writing in. The romance is very adventurous and very different from what I have read in the past. It was engaging to follow the characters through their adventure. It bring you to France from England where the voyage begins. 

Cassandra Lamb, is a the small villagers pastor's daughter. She was promised to someone than rather than love. She wanted to marry for love not because she has to, the person she was promised to was an Earl of Everton the would bring wealth and money once a child was born after marriage. But she had an obligation to her village and her father.This story will keep you reading to see what will she chooses and what else may lie in her future.

The author keeps you on your toes and there are also some steamy sex parts.  A good read a on cold winter's night.

I received a free copy for an honest review. Thank You to the Author. K.Sheffield.
Reviewed by: Ana 

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