Avon / HarperCollins
Date: August 26, 2003
Reviewed: Mass Market Paperback
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Historical Romance [Setting: early 19th century England]
Lynda E. Lukow
Notes: Sex, more implied than graphic
and the Moon
the moment he set eyes on her, Robert Kemble, Earl of Macclesfield
knew Victoria Lyndon was the woman of his heart. After two months
of furtive courting they decide to wed. The Marquess of Castleford's
threats to disinherit his son do not deter Robert. Though he gains
Torie's agreement to elope, the Vicar of Bellfield goes to extreme
measures to keep his daughter from her assignation.
years later fate reunites them when Robert attends an affair hosted
by Victoria's employers. Robert is convinced she had loved only
his wealth and power. His offer to take Victoria as his mistress
reinforces her belief he had desired nothing more than a dalliance.
Undeniable sparks fly, but pride keeps truth at bay.
love heal the festering wounds of their hearts?
Everything and the Moon is
a delightful read; it tickles the funny bone as often as it tugs
at the heartstrings. Julia Quinn's work is enchanting. Her animated
characters pull readers into their lives and love. The scene in
the dressmaker's shop is absolutely hilarious. Don't pass this one