Date: Nov. 2003
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Notes: Explicit sex
Kiss From You
of Magnus, an inveterate gambler, has wagered his daughter Madeline's
hand in marriage against Remington Knight's fortune and lost.
has no intention of marrying Remington; she loves another. She persuades
her cousin, Eleanor deLacy, to exchange identities and pose as Remington's
has planned revenge against the Magnus family, whom he held responsible
for the death of his father and sisters. He is expecting a cold,
calculating, aristocratic woman and instead, finds a shy, retiring
one. Intrigued, he sets out to seduce her. Eleanor finds Remington
too attractive and fights against his charm.
the meantime, Madeline is attempting to arrange her own marriage
with the reluctant man she loves. It is a dilemma for Eleanor, who
fears Remington's reaction when he discovers the deception.
This is a delightful comedy
of errors with two delightful protagonists: a handsome, hotheaded
aggressive hero and a quiet, shy spinster who emerges as a passionate
woman. The plot is well constructed with lots of action and a few
steamy love scenes. The escapades and foibles are treated with humor
and charm. This is a pleasure.