Maiden and the Monster

Maiden and the Monster Winner Of The 2006 RT Reviewer S Choice Award Medieval Historical RomanceLong NovelVladamir Of Kessen, Duke Of Lakeshire Castle, Is Feared As A Demon In The Land Of Wessex The Kings Have Granted Him A Title Of Nobility In Exchange For His Part As A Political Prisoner Discontent, He Bides His Time In His New Home Until War Will Once Again Rip Through The Land But Boredom Soon Turns To Devious Pleasure As The Daughter Of His Most Hated Enemy Is Left For Dead At His Castle Gate Now The Monster Bides His Time Plotting Revenge.Lady Eden Of Hawks Nest Doesn T Know What To Think Of The Man Who Saved Her Life, But She Can T Wrench Her Thoughts Away His Words Are Those Of A Tyrant, True To His Vicious Reputation, But His Touch Is That Of A Man, Stirring Passion And Lust When There Should Only Be Fear It Would Seem The Infamous Monster Is Not As Monstrous As He Appears.Rating Contains Graphic Sexual Content, Adult Language, And Violence.Length Long NovelHeat Level Very Sensual Sometimes, I binge on shitty romance Trashy implies, to me, some kind of redeeming quality it s mostly terrible, sure, but the characters are a little likeable, or the romance is sweetly stupid, or maybe the action is hot enough to outweigh the rest That s trashy Trashy isn t really my thing Shitty, nowshitty romance novels are another level entirely And my god, is this novel shitty Vladamir the Monster of the title is something of a political prisoner in England, and he has a bl So
Lady Eden unconscious after being severely beaten and smelling of pig manure is left to die just outside the Duke of Lakeshire s castle He mistakenly believes the bundle of fowl smelling furs is just that, but his servant discovers that the pile is actually a woman who is barely alive Vladamir against his will at the insistence of his servant and friend Ulric, places the woman in Ulric s care to recover However, after Eden is cleaned up and the swelling in her face lessons he realizes how att Lady Eden unconscious after being severely beaten and smelling of pig manure is left to die just outside the Duke of Lakeshire s castle He mistakenly believes the bundle of fowl smelling furs is just that, but his servant discovers that the pile is actually a woman who is barely alive Vladamir against his will at the insistence of his servant and friend Ulric, places the woman in Ulric s care to recover However, after Eden is cleaned up and the swelling in her face lessons he realizes how attractive Eden is and wonders where she came from and how she came to be foun
This book was a surprise because I was expecting sweet and it s much spicier than I would ve thought for a medieval romance It was a good surprise because I enjoyed the story Vladimir was pretty awful, or that s what we were meant to think Eden was a great heroine She was mistreated before meeting Vladimir, which is probably true to the time period, but despite the abuse she remains quite strong Vlad, who is called monster is taken by her but he s also insecure I really wanted them to fi This book was a surprise because I was expecting sweet and it s much spicier than I would ve thought for a medieval romance It was a good surprise because I enjoyed the story Vladimir was pretty awful, or that s what we were meant to think Eden was a great heroine She was mistreated before meeting Vladimir, which is probably true to the time period, but despite the abuse she remains quite strong Vlad, who
3.5 stars, actually Methought I picked up a paranormal romance, and got an over the top medieval instead, complete with dramatic dialogue and grand gestures, just like watching a Spanish soap opera on Telemundo Our heroine, Eden, is the beauty of beauties, it is not enough that she arrives at the monster s keep beaten and broken nay, she must be covered in dead animal entrails as well Our monster, Vladamir, is the baddest of the bad he snarls, he wears black on black, and grunts Arggh f 3.5 stars, actually Methought I picked up a paranormal romance, and got an
AudioBook ReviewStars Overall 5 Narration 5 Story 5Vladimir is depressed and cranky, and takes no little pleasure in the fact that many of the castle s servants and visitors are afraid of him the differences in his speech, dress and rather imperious bearing combined with his hair trigger temper are his weaponry against his involvement in life and the pleasure it could bring Widowed some 6 years earlier, he has no patience for the gods of his own childhood or those of the new Christian religion AudioBook ReviewStars Overall 5 Narration 5 Story 5Vladimir is depressed and cranky, and takes no little pleasure in the fact that many of the castle s servants and visitors are afraid of him the differences in his speech, dress and rather imperious bearing combined with his hair trigger temper are his weaponry against his involvement in life and the pleasure it could bring Widowed some 6 years earlier, he has no patience for the gods of his own childhood or those of the new Christian religion he has converted to merely halfheartedly nod at the conventions and wishes of the King Scarred from a fire that took his family, his servants are afraid of him his control and impatient nature Eden was dumped, beaten and near death in a pile of skins, entrails and dirt outside the front ga
The beginning was slow, with clique dialouge and a lot of unjustifyable actions on the two main characters part I almost stopped reading it I did not however And I am glad I didn t As the book progressed the characters became fuller as the author did a good job of explaining the motives and reasoning behnd their actions The dialouge also became less clique All in all it was a well thought out story with good conflict I ended up loving both characters especially for their flaws Definately The beginning was slow, with clique dialouge and a lot
Beauty and the Beast tale with a medieval setting view spoiler Warrior H Vladamir scarred trying to save his baby daughter from a fire set by first wife in suicide murder attempt hide spoiler This is fairytale erotica so while Eden h is innocent, she quickly accepts, enjoys, and explores anything Vlad does initiates during their encounters This one lacked depth for me but it is a light fairytale retelling so I considered this in my rating and review It was ok for me 2.5 rounded sta Beauty and the Beast tale with a medieval setting view spoiler Warrior H Vladamir scarred trying to save his baby daughter from a fire set by first
I wanted to try a beauty and the beast story and this one definitely made it clear who was Beauty and who was Beast Unfortunately, I m not much for constant bed scenes and to be honest, some of them surprised my conservative side and my practical side Sad to say, reading through them made me sleepy, too For people who prefer a focus on the less physical side of a romance story, this tale may not be very palatable I wasn t expecting the story to dwell so much on the lust yes, I am naive , I wanted to try a beauty and the beast story and this one definitely made it clear who was Be
This book had potential I m not saying it wasn t good, but it could have been better So Vladamir is a duke, a foreigner in this land due to a peace treaty He and his servants find an unconscious girl out front Eden s been beaten badly They take her in, albeit reluctantly, and find out she is the daughter of Vladamir s enemy Perfect I liked the crusty hero who cultivated his reputation as a monster Sometimes, his behavior was a mystery I didn t like the heroine as much There was too much This book had potential I m not saying it wasn t good, but it could have been better So Vladamir is a duke, a foreigner in this land due to a peace treaty He and his servants find an unconscious girl out front Eden s been beaten badly They take her in, albeit reluctantly, and find out she is the daughter of Vladamir s enemy Perfect I liked the crusty hero who cultivated his reputation as a monster Sometimes, his behavior was a mystery I didn t like the heroine as much There was too much exposition between the two at the beginning If only they would just talk All they do is think about how much they want each other It was definitely to the point The hero s hard everytime he even thinks about Eden She wakes up from her unconscious state and she s burning for him I was like, JUST
I loved Michelle Pillow The Dragon Lords and Lords of Var series They are, in my opinion, either 4 or 5 star books They are well written, makes us laugh a few times, have a good pace, they have sex, love story and action At long last, they are good books to spend your free time with BUT this one I don t recommend The characters are not well built, the pace is too quickly How does the heroine fall in love with the monster eludes me They don t even have time to built a small relatio I loved Michelle Pillow The Dragon Lords and Lords of Var series They are, in my opinion, either 4 or 5 star books They are well written, makes us

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  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • Maiden and the Monster
  • Michelle M. Pillow
  • English
  • 03 March 2018
  • 1477513531