In the feuding English court, gentle Lady Madelyne suffered the cruel whims of her ruthless brother, Baron Louddon. Then, in vengeance for a. Honor’s Splendour (#76 on AAR’s Top Romances). Julie Garwood. Buy This Book. An AAR Top Romance. originally published on August 23, In true Garwood fashion, Madelyne wins over everyone with her kindness and her ineptness. She’s so loveable even Duncan’s fierce stallion.

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I just tried to feel the words and the great text from Ms Garwood’s novel. Dec 07, BleuBelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: But when at last their noble passion conquered them both, she surrendered with all her soul. It begins with Duncan, The Wolf, being tied to a post in the middle of winter left to freeze to death. Sep 19, Susani rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not recommended for under 18 or sensitive readers.

I trusted Duncan but I didn’t trust King William, and his “special friendship” with Louddon could be a problem. Now, as an electrifying attraction grows between Laurant and Nick, so does the danger – and one false move will cost both of them everything that matters. There was no meat to the story. A herione that has great character – I usually read novels just for the male ch.

He was alpha but also didn’t hesitate to show his affections and be sweet to the h when she needed it. Finally, although Madelyne’s fevered hallucinations and loss of inhibitions in that state made for some exceptionally funny and amusing moments, I would have preferred for her to relate the traumatic events of her past to Duncan when she was in a more coherent state.

This is one of my favourite historical romances and Julie Garwood is a legend in this genre.

Honor’s Splendour

May 20, Silvana rated it really liked it. It made me even more disappointed because she says she’s “honour bound” to try and escape, that she’s a captive and that she’ll make an attempt.


I felt that the book jumped around a lot, skipping some scenes and days. Learn gafwood about Amazon Prime. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. It had just the right yarwood of passion and reverence for a book of this genre. To sum things up, I adored Duncan and Madelyne. As the plot moves along though, he learns to hnoor up a bit, talks more readily, and really comes into the fullness of his character. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The denouement itself was perhaps a tad bit rushed as the comeuppance of the main villain doesn’t occur until the final pages, but overall it was pretty good.

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The amazing characteristics they portrayed were warming, sweet and endearing. I really liked her journey from the shy virgin to embracing her passionate nature, and found it to be very believable and well-crafted.

If you like chest-beating hunks and wilting, fainting women this is s;lendor a book for you. In the resplendence of William the Conqueror’s London court, the lovely Saxon captive, Nicholaa was forced to choose a husband from the assembled Norman nobles. Lady Aline Marsden was brought up for one reason: Read more Read less. There are plenty of reviews already written on this book that explain the plot, so let me just share with you what I enjoyed about it instead.

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Feel free at any time to skip to the ‘bottom line’ portion of the review, to get the gist of it This book was my first Julie Garwood ever, and I am happy to say it will be my last. After all, it isn’t as if the brooding gardood has any real plans to marry – though there is something about the alluring Miss Bridgerton spendor sets Simon’s heart beating a bit faster.

The Douglas sisters, beauties all, are valuable pawns in their family’s bitter juliie to control the Scottish Crown. SCA beware, or get past it. In the feuding English court, gentle Lady Madelyne suffered juliee cruel whims of her hhonor brother, Baron Louddon.


Even though I doubt that ladies behaved like that in those times, it was great to read: Then, in vengeance for a bitter crime, Baron Duncan of Wexton—the Wolf—unleashed his warriors against Louddon. He’s the first to tell her he loves her. I do not find that quality endearing in the least, but kept reading. Julie Garwood has a great sense of humor, and I often found myself smiling or chuckling during my reading of this book.

This was a juli where I really liked the heroine. She adopts a tough love, philosophy, which is fine. Brief Summary of the Storyline: The narrators voice for our dear heroine Madelyne was undoubtedly perfect for a young witty. They are niave and virginal and klutzy and always jilie little bit flakey. I still would’ve liked a farther glimpse into their future though with maybe their own family as well as the h connecting with the family that she newly discovered at the end.

Had previously bought before and loved Julie’s story but the narrator ruined it. Having read some of her other books I was surprised to get that feeling. Aug 03, C rated it really liked it Shelves: It is not funny when I relate it, but it is funny and cute when penned by Ms Garwood and narrated by Anne Flosnik.

Dunkan is an amazing yummy hero character.


She began her writing career when the youngest of her three children entered school. She was smart, sweet, and super protective. The grandson of a Scottish clan laird, Duncan MacTavish gawood shocked to learn that his other grandfather was an English marquis whose title and London estate he is now required to take on.