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How to Tame a Willful Wife

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

HOW TO TAME A WILLFUL WIFE by Christie English is an exciting Re

HOW TO TAME A WILLFUL WIFE by Christie English is an exciting Regency Historical romance set in 1816 England. It is re-telling of Shakespeare's "Taming of The Shrew" and what a re-telling. A battle of wits between Anthony Carrington, Earl of Ravensbrook,an old...
HOW TO TAME A WILLFUL WIFE by Christie English is an exciting Regency Historical romance set in 1816 England. It is re-telling of Shakespeare's "Taming of The Shrew" and what a re-telling. A battle of wits between Anthony Carrington, Earl of Ravensbrook,an older friend of Caroline's military father and Caroline Montague,promised in marriage by her impoverished father to his friend. Caroline is most definitely not your everyday gentle bred lady,why she wears breeches,rides a wild stallion,shoots arrows, practices with swords and throws daggers. Anthony is determined to tame is wife,but when passion,lust and love intervenes what follows is anything but taming. Is Anthony taming his feisty wife and would he have her another way? Or is Caroline taming her domineering,autocratic husband? A witty,emotional,with a bit of danger,a secret or two,and lots of passion you will not go wrong with "How To Tame A Willful Wife". A must read anyone who enjoys historical,romance, Shakespeare,Regency,and passionate couples. Received for an honest review from the publisher and Net Galley. Details can be found at the author's website,Sourcebooks Casablanca and My Book Addiction and More.
RATING: 4.5
HEAT RATING: MILD

REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction and More/My Book Addiction Reviews

posted by MyBookAddictionandMore on November 24, 2012

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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Eh

I simply do not like the hero at all. He is a bully and he thinks that he can treat his wife any way he wants and his excuse is that she needs taming since she doesnt take his high handedness. I like strong heroins but in this book it seems if she doesnt fight back she ...
I simply do not like the hero at all. He is a bully and he thinks that he can treat his wife any way he wants and his excuse is that she needs taming since she doesnt take his high handedness. I like strong heroins but in this book it seems if she doesnt fight back she has to deal with a husband who will push and pull and discard her. I dont like books that bring the heros past relationships in full force against the wife specially when the hero wants to have both his mistress and wife together. This is not a sweet romance. It is full of tension and I will not read it the second time. When there is Paula or Julia Quinn or Lisa Kleypas who give love stories a new meaning or even Grace Burrows with her sweet heros I have no patient for bullies.

posted by 8651717 on November 20, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    Eh

    I simply do not like the hero at all. He is a bully and he thinks that he can treat his wife any way he wants and his excuse is that she needs taming since she doesnt take his high handedness. I like strong heroins but in this book it seems if she doesnt fight back she has to deal with a husband who will push and pull and discard her. I dont like books that bring the heros past relationships in full force against the wife specially when the hero wants to have both his mistress and wife together. This is not a sweet romance. It is full of tension and I will not read it the second time. When there is Paula or Julia Quinn or Lisa Kleypas who give love stories a new meaning or even Grace Burrows with her sweet heros I have no patient for bullies.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Not one of her better books

    don't waste your time.

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