In My Wildest Dreams

In My Wildest Dreams Fiery haired Rowena de Bernard had been exiled by Napoleon s conquests from the luxurious French chateau of her birth to the snowy moors of Scotland Then Captain Tarquin York a handsome British caval

  • Title: In My Wildest Dreams
  • Author: Ellen Tanner Marsh
  • ISBN: 9780446354028
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fiery haired Rowena de Bernard had been exiled by Napoleon s conquests from the luxurious French chateau of her birth to the snowy moors of Scotland Then Captain Tarquin York, a handsome British cavalry officer, took her on a perilous journey back to France, matching her defiant spirit with a will of steel and claiming her heart with the all consuming heat of his kisses.Fiery haired Rowena de Bernard had been exiled by Napoleon s conquests from the luxurious French chateau of her birth to the snowy moors of Scotland Then Captain Tarquin York, a handsome British cavalry officer, took her on a perilous journey back to France, matching her defiant spirit with a will of steel and claiming her heart with the all consuming heat of his kisses But Napoleon s armies, maddened with vengeance against the English, would turn their odyssey to the lush vineyards of Southern France into a flight from death Soon Rowena would be caught up in the fight for freedom that would end at Waterloo And amid the ravages of war, her innocence would end in flaming desire, and the passion of a woman hungry for everything love can bring.

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    1. An unexpected jewel. I learned more about the history of Europe from 1813 to Waterloo than I even knew there was. Once again I was able to clearly see the parallel between Napoleon and Hitler, even to the school boys taken to defend a tyrant when they had depleted their regular armies. Those who still think Napoleon a heroic figure need to read this book. I read it expecting a historical romance, and found so much more. A good romance with some sex, but it did not dictate the plot of the book, w [...]

    2. When Rowena de Bernard and Captain Tarquin York first meet, they each believe the other person is someone else. Tarquin thinks he has been hired to accompany a young girl to her family home in France. Rowena believes the soldier assisting her is going to be an old man. They begin their journey in Scotland at the start of a very cold winter. With a widowed chaperone along for the ride, they continue through England with an awareness of war looming on the horizon. By the time they arrive on the ou [...]

    3. The sultry cover has little to do with the 400 pages of small print within. It's about the best wrapup of the last two years of the Napolianic wars that I have read. So many small details that were glossed over in other novels, yet were so significant in this excellent read. I now want to go to Waterloo and see where the ball, the battleground - probably done in a diarama as at other famous conflicts -and spend some time thinking about the tremendous loss of more than a generation of young men i [...]

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