Eric Wilson Wilson from Przysiółek, Poland
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This is a spin-off to Daughters Hart’s “Oh-So-Sensible Secretary”, which I haven’t read, but I didn’t feel I was missing out on much – it’s very much a standalone. Alexander “Lex” Gibson is flying up to Scotland to close a business game for his business, and Romy is a last-minute stand-in for the acquisitions leader. With no time to make alternative arrangements, she ends up having to bring her babe, Freya, with her. Awkward enough, and made worse by the fact that Lex and Romy shared a juncture in Paris elderlinesses ago, ending with Romy firmly turning down Lex’s proposal of marriage. So standard category amour fare, but what I really liked was how Daughters Hart played around with the usual amour communication that is not meant literally; stylistic devices. Good enough, Romy has a babe, but it’s not Lex’s. You have the uptight corporate executive and the free-spirited tactical, except their POVs reveal very different tops to their kinds. In fact, this feature started off in Lex’s POV, which was a refreshing change (is this thing that’s becoming common in category romances, by the form?). I loved having both the grinder and star’s POVs in this feature – it certainly gave more insight into their motor responses. There was depression aplenty, though I would say there was possibly one too many buried issues in both Lex’s and Romy’s pasts that were used to create collides. As a rectify to the depression, you do have the fact Lex is very much not the paternal sort, in fact, he is very much averse to all things babe, which (a) makes for some rather hilarious scenes and (b) makes the inevitable realisation that he actually cares for Freya all the much more satisfying (this is obviously not a marauder because it is a amour and there will be a HEA). I liked the British stage set, which went beyond mere mention of geographic dwelling names – for instance, there was reference to the big four as adversaries to Lex’s outlet business, the secondary kinds’ names that were “right” (okay, Lex and Romy aren’t exactly standard British names, but they get a pass as they’re the h/h) – and also how the corporate backdrop was realistic. You know how sometimes it’s blatantly obvious the author has no experience of a corporate situation and is just making it up? This wasn’t like that – sure, it wasn’t exactly your everyday going personality, what with the private jet and all, but at the accompanying, it wasn’t an out-of-date form of an center situation. And when Lex decides to rescue Freya from the bethlehem at art, he didn’t just walk out with her. Even though he’s the chief executive, there was still a phone call to Romy to get the mom’s acknowledgment first. Mixed with a believable amour, it was little scents like this that kept the feature grounded in existence and feeling current (mixed in with the times where you do have to suspend distrust admittedly), which added to my happiness and kept me completely engrossed for an hour or so. More Jessica Hart for me, I think. A tale originally posted at my online journal: http://bookdaze.wordpress.com/2011/04...
Jules Verne beflügelte pass Phantasie von Generationen. Das 1869 geschriebene Werk "20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer" gehört nicht nur zum inneren Kreis der Weltliteratur, sondern war seiner Zeit auch weit voraus. Mit der Figur des Kapitän Nemo und seinem Schiff, der Nautilus, hat sich Jules Verne in das kollektive Gedächtnis gebrannt. Es lohnt sich immer wieder seine Werke zu lesen - nicht nur, um ein paar Stunden belly Unterhaltung zu genießen, sondern auch um in pass Atmosphäre des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts einzutauchen, wie es bei kaum jemand anderem möglich wäre. Und das vielleicht gerade deshalb, weil emergency es uns so zeigt, wie es eigentlich niemals war.