Dark Obsession is appropriately dour and the hero predictably wears his sad face as if being monotonously emo is fast going out of fashion. Has Nora married a murderer whose wicked deeds blacken everything around them? Debut author Allison Chase sweeps readers away to a rugged, wind-swept landscape, where a haunted house holds the key to one man's tormented past, and one woman's restless yearning. Por otro lado, el carácter y las motivaciones de los dos personajes principales no están para nada bien definidos. The author Allison Chase is overly wordy which is annoying, some descriptions went on for pages. Has Nora married a murderer whose wicked deeds blacken everything around them? Allison Chase shows such good promise in her work; this title is worth picking up! I loved that in their arranged marriage, the hero started out as being the less fortunate one.
Or, together, in the secret passageways of Blackheath Grange and along Cornwall's remote coastline, can Grayson and Nora discover what really happened that terrible night. Nora naturally refuses and insists, like every other dim-witted heroine with more enthusiasm than perspective, that she can run off somewhere else to pursue her hobby as the scandal rages around him. He wears sunglasses in the dark. I'd only recommend this if you're interested in some fiery, unintentional humor. Además, en ocasiones me resultaba demasiado obsesionado con su pasado y los fantasmas que lo acosan. Luckily for the two of them, there are some ghosts in Blackheath Manor that will provide a helping hand or two as the two of them gradually overcome their initial unflattering impression of each other to fall in love. But when it comes out that everything being said about her is a lie and she's a virgin, he suddenly realizes just how lucky he is.
The romance is pretty well portrayed and convincing, although the characters can behave somewhat inconsistently now and then. Lisa Manuel, now also writes as Allison Chase. Each resents the necessity to exchange vows that will bind them for all time, and yet from the first, passion flames between them… quickly engulfing them in a sensual obsession. Summary They say that spirits haunt Blackheath moor. They wed in haste—Nora Thorngoode, to save her ruined reputation, and Grayson Lowell, to rescue his estate from foreclosure for unpaid debts. .
However, it's not all jam for the lovebirds. It sometimes read like a study in trying to find the most obscure way of describing things and events. Ambos personajes pasan de la noche a la mañana de no conocerse en absoluto e incluso tenerse recelo y desconfianza por otra parte, comprensible y lógico a desearse con la más ardiente pasión y sobre todo a pasarse de cursis el uno con la otra. Cuando uno lee un libro y no deja de rodar los ojos y pasarse páginas. It took me so long to read this book because it starts off so slow.
Registered users may leave comments. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. Instead, an opportunist destroys her reputation by altering her work. He felt better about himself knowing his wife is just as bad as he was. Vidakin knelt down and picked her up. All they needed to learn was who was with Tom when he died. Of course, if the ghost answered Nora, that would end the book.
Has Nora married a murderer whose wicked deeds blacken everything around them? People falsely believed Nora had a love affair with him, and she was ruined. Each of them expects the worst of the other, and neither is pleased with the situation. This author has a second title coming out in November, Dark Temptation, which is going on my to-read list. Though their marriage was a hasty arrangement, they instantly find comfort in each other and develop feelings for one another after their wedding night. You must see it with your own eyes, know it, believe it with your mind and heart and soul.
The behavior and dialogue of the characters was also too contemporary, and her family, even for new wealth, seemed too American — which they were not. Each resents the necessity to exchange vows that will bind them for all time, and yet from the first, passion flames between them. They wed in haste—Nora Thorngoode, to save her ruined reputation, and Grayson Lowell, to rescue his estate from foreclosure for unpaid debts. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. But soon the lover that Nora has married becomes a dark stranger to her - a man torn apart by guilt over his brother's mysterious death and driven half mad by ghostly specters who demand that Grayson expose the truth. One m Mystery due to vagueness and self deception. Grayson grows increasingly detached from his wife, haunted by images of his late brother and sister-in-law who demand he discover the truth to their deaths.
The hero reputation isn't much better after the death of her brother and guilt that convinces society that it was he who murdered him. For me, it was one of those books that I started, put down, picked up again, read a few pages, picked up something else to read, and then finally forced myself to finish. She loves him enough to work through it and help him find peace but there were times during the beginning that she doubted the hero's innocence. La relación entre ambos ha sido difícil de digerir, de entender y de creer. I never found plot points revolving around ruined reputations to be either romantic or interesting.