Thursday, June 20, 2013

Book Review: To Charm A Knight by Linda Kay

To Charm a Knight Cover Wild, witty romp of a time travel!

To Charm A Knight by Linda Kay

Reading Level: Adult Romance
Release Date: November 1, 2001
Publisher: Zebra
Pages: 352 pages
Source: Purchased
Reviewed By: Kate McMurry

Victoria Desmond's eccentric employer, billionaire Walter Harrington, is a medieval-era fanatic and owner of a crumbling castle. Unfortunately for Victoria, when Walter's wildest dream magically comes true, and he's transported through time to 13th Century England, Victoria is unwillingly dragged with him. Though Victoria has no idea how to survive in the Middle Ages, she is forced to save not only herself but clueless Walter from an evil knight. In spite of her best efforts the outlook is very grim for her and her boss, until Gareth of Avondel arrives on the scene and helps them out.

If you like medieval times and the sharp immediacy that time travel provides, this adventure will really get your blood racing. Gareth is sexy, intelligent and determined to have lovely, feisty Victoria for his own. And Victoria is a strong woman who refuses to whine as she accepts that she's going to have to hustle like mad to survive. I love the way the light tone of the story invites you to laugh, but not at the expense of a very pleasing hero and heroine. Instead, the humor comes from the contrast of the comic extremes of a hero and heroine who couldn't be more unalike. Their mutually weird ways constantly startle each other and lead to many hearty chuckles. They are also very hot lovers, always welcome in any romance!

In short, if you like laughter, exotic adventure and hot sex, you'll love this book!

I rate this book as follows:

Heroine: 5

Subcharacters: 5

Action/Adventure Plot: 5

Romance Plot: 5

Writing: 5

Overall: 5

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