Thursday, August 25, 2011

Book Review-Midnights Wild Passion

Midnights Wild Passion
Anna Campbell
Avon Romance
384 Pages
Published Apr 2011
Regency Romance
ISBN: 0061684309

London's most notorious seducer, Nicholas Challoner lives solely for revenge . . .
The dashing, licentious Marquess of Ranelaw can never forgive Godfrey Demarest for ruining his sister—now the time has come to repay the villain in the same coin. But one formidably intriguing impediment stands in the way of Nicholas's vengeance: Miss Antonia Smith, companion to his foe's unsuspecting daughter.
Having herself been deceived and disgraced by a rogue—banished by her privileged family as a result and forced to live a lie—Antonia vows to protect her charge from the same cruel fate. She recognizes Ranelaw for the shameless blackguard he is and will devote every ounce of her intelligence and resolve to thwarting him.
Yet Antonia has always had a fatal weakness for rakes . . .

 Nicholas, the Marquess of Ranelaw is out for revenge for the one man who ruined his sister by ruining this man's daughter. Only there is one person that stands in his way, and that is Cassie's companion Miss Antonia Smith, who is very protective of her distant cousin. After being burned herself she knows how tempting rakes can be and is determined to make sure that the cruel and painful moment. However Antonia has always had a weakness for rakes....and there is one in particular that she knows would only cause a repeat to her past. However the more persistent Nicholas gets in his pursuit of Cassie...the harder it gets to resist his blackguard advances. Antonia knows how dangerous he is to her...but she can't resist the passion he brings out in her.

The Hero (Nicholas Ranelaw)
Nicholas has ruined his family's good name with his dangerous reputation, for his plan of revenge to work and he relishes in debauchery and not caring about having a respectable reputation. When his younger sister is ruined by a man who only cared for his own needs, Nicholas devises a way to get ruin his daughter...only he never thought he would fall for the one woman who stands in the way of achieving his goal....

The Heroine (Antonia Smith)
Antonia, now a companion to her cousin, was once from a privilaged family was literally kicked out and viewed as dead to her family. Now she is content mostly with the life she has now as a companion...however there are times when she aches for love and passion, and knows that Nicholas is the most dangerous to her when she starts to realize how much she is beginning to care for him and wonders if there is a chance for a future together.

My Thoughts 
Midnights Wild Passion is written by Anna Campbell and I haven't read any of her books in quite a while and I knew once I was fifty pages into the book that I would just fall in love with everything about this book... The characters were so genuine and portrayed in a way that I felt I could relate with them. The plot was also full of surprises and intensity, and the romance was completely satisfying till the very last page. Definitely worth it!!! I was totally seduced by Midnight's Wild Passion!!!

My Grade On This Book 
4 Blossoms


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