27 Jan It has been five years since we’ve had a new Laura Kinsale book to read, and Lessons in French is quite a departure from her last book. Laura’s Comment: Lessons in French is a feel-good story. I wrote it after a long period of writing very intense and sometimes very dark books like Shadowheart, . 18 Mar Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale. Laura Kinsale’s long-awaited new release is a bit of a romp and a laugh—the Kinsale book for readers.
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I haven’t read anything of hers and I feel behind the romantic times.
BUT, the last pages were like so long, too long, so unnecessary, it could all have been wrapped up in 50 pages. Laura Kinsale’s unique and powerfully written love stories transcend the romance genre.
Seriously, did I just ask that question? They give one another what each needs. Her beloved prize-winning bull Hubert plays a fairly large, and humorous role in this story, and the things that Trev does for Callie regarding Hubert show his devotion, although his plans often go awry.
But there’s also something to be said for having a book where there are some genuine laughs, and where the characters have problems, but not ones that leave the reader prostrated in a teary heap on the floor. This, she decided, was pushing her luck. When they were young, Calli and Trev were caught by her father making out at the carriage house and unhappy with the prospect of seeing his daughter married to a french emigre, her father expelled Trev from the property and made him run away from their town.
Feb 21, Bark rated it it was amazing Shelves: I really enjoyed this. My Own True Duchess. Callie and Trev do have chemistry together, and their banter and sport, when it comes, is quite enjoyable. He spots her and immediately heads straight her way and sets her heart all a-flutter with his charm. Will Callie and Trevelyan ever find a way to come together?
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REVIEW: Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Have I given any clue as to how much I love him? At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Lessons in French was a sweet, delicious, and unique love story. Trev has a lot of secrets in his past and is a wanted man. Hi When it comes out as an e-book—will it be on the new Nook by Barnes and Noble?
Anyway, thanks for posting this. Callista and Lwura used to be teenage sweethearts. Reader from Australia, writing to say I am so glad a new LK book is finally in stores!
Review: Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale
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Trevelyan and Callie are childhood sweethearts with a taste for adventure, until the fateful day her father discovers them embracing in the carriage house and, in a furious frenzy, drives Trevelyan away in disgrace. Run off together, already!!!
Will they ever meet again? Her wit is laugh-out-loud funny and her poignant moments are so heartwarming.
Review: Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Where keeping livestock is really just the sensible thing to do It’s much lighter in tone than the other Kinsale books I’ve read, but many of her hallmarks are still there — depth of characterization, lovely and insightful prose, and a story that grabs me emotionally and stays with me after I’ve shut the book.
He’ll have a rumination about this controlled internal violence he feels or Callie will say she sees this darker side to him because of what he’s gone through, but I did not see it at all. I had mixed feelings about this book, but overall I really did like and enjoy it. I might as well be in love with your hosiery, for all the future there is in it. The Medieval Hearts Series. I also loved how Trev doesn’t see Callie as she or many other people do.
And they sold it to me!
I have got to check out Laura Kinsale. Her father has passed on. Lists with This Book. There were too many coincidences that “just happened I was so excited to discover that Laura Kinsale had at last written another book!
Lessons in French
How can you not love a book that keeps you smiling from beginning to end. I’ve been there with books before. Your books leave me breathless, and Lessons in French is no exception!
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Laura Kinsale is my favourite romance author bar none, so when I found out that Sourcebooks was releasing her Regency romance this year, and then AnimeJune offered to lend me her ARC for review, I lost my mind just a tad.