Thursday, January 05, 2012 Posted by Dina N
Legendary adventurer Ashton Burke has roamed the globe for ten years trying to forget the spirited woman he left behind in England. His devil-may-care pursuits are interrupted, though, when he reluctantly agrees to retrieve his brother’s kidnapped fiancée from a sultan’s harem. Too late, he discovers his quarry is none other than Clarinda Cardew, the very same girl who made off with his jaded heart.
The last thing Clarinda wants is to be trapped in a palace of sensual delights with the man whose irresistible kisses still haunt her sleepless nights. She quickly realizes that allowing Ashton to rescue her may put her yearning heart in even greater peril. In a journey both tantalizing and treacherous, Ashton and Clarinda resume the impetuous steps of their dangerous dance only to discover the most seductive pleasure of all may be love itself.
The Pleasure of Your Kiss by Teresa Medeiros is a historical romance with likable characters, intriguing plot, and tons of witty dialogue. This delicious adventure is set against the exotic background of a harem. The hero is dangerously attractive, the heroine is beautiful, smart and stubborn, and sparks are flying in every direction. Danger and desire are at every turn. I loved the main characters, Clarinda and Ashton, and also the sultan and Clarinda's friend. I enjoyed the book and could not put it down. It's my first Teresa Medeiros novel but will certainly not be the last. All of her previous books have been national bestsellers and are now on my to-read list.
The Pleasure of Your Kiss hit the shelves last week, new from Pocket Star.
Disclaimer / Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy with no obligation for a positive review. No compensation was obtained for this post. Photo and book info courtesy of the publisher, author, or PR firm.