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on 4 July 2008
This is the 1st time I've read Laura Lee Guhrke, and have read 4 of her book in this past week. I started of with:
'And then he kissed her,' liked Harry and Emma and it was an interesting story.
And then read 'The Wicked Ways of a Duke,' I didn't like the hero in this book, at all, and the heroine was far to naive in my opinion.
Next came 'Guilty Pleasures'- Anthony and Daphne were such well-round characters. Thoroughly enjoyed this book. In fact it was a perfect romance.
And finally 'His Every Kiss'
What a great story this was, filled with emotional angst and finally redemption.
I love the tortured hero premise, and I love Dylan Moore.
The story line is excellent.
The tortured music genius, who could no longer compose because of the terrible noise in his head. He fell off his horse and hurt his head and now lives a rakehell life to compensate for peace.
And Grace, a breath of fresh air, who is his saving grace, indeed. He finds peace only with her. But sadly, he is not what she needs, even if she wants him. Almost a decade ago, she scandalised her family by eloping with a temperamental french artist and living with him in sin before she married him. Now a widow, she will retain her dignity, even if it means selling oranges in the street. She will not bring more shame upon herself, by being the mistress of another temperamental person who lives only for his music. Never mind that she was falling for him.
Isabel, Dylan's brilliantly talented, 8yr old daughter is the catalyst that brings about the change in him, and he learn to love.
Slowly, Grace learns to trust again and Dylan learns what love is really all about.
Watching them fall in love was emotionally ful-filling reading.
One squibble though: The grovel scene could have been longer and more involved, and I too thought it desperately needed an epilogue. Would have been nice to seen the reconciliation between Grace and her family.
Inspite of this, it still was a brilliant story.
Well done LLG!