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Christina Dodd

Autore di Scent of Darkness

117+ opere 22,132 membri 423 recensioni 63 preferito



Opere di Christina Dodd

Scent of Darkness (2007) 882 copie
Touch of Darkness (2007) 683 copie
Into the Flame (2008) 645 copie
Into the Shadow (2008) 638 copie
Some Enchanted Evening (2004) 573 copie
Rules of Surrender (2000) 551 copie
Just the Way You Are (2003) 544 copie
Trouble in High Heels (2006) 533 copie
Rules of Engagement (2000) 532 copie
The Barefoot Princess (2006) 531 copie
Storm of Visions (2009) 529 copie
My Favorite Bride (2002) 517 copie
Tongue In Chic (2007) 505 copie
Scottish Brides [Anthology 4-in-1] (1999) — Collaboratore — 505 copie
In My Wildest Dreams (2001) 498 copie
Rules of Attraction (2001) 465 copie
My Fair Temptress (2005) 461 copie
The Prince Kidnaps a Bride (2006) 460 copie
The Runaway Princess (1999) 458 copie
One Kiss From You (2003) 438 copie
Storm of Shadows (2009) 434 copie
Almost Like Being in Love (2004) 428 copie
That Scandalous Evening (1998) 424 copie
Candle in the Window (1991) 418 copie
Close to You (2005) 416 copie
Lost in Your Arms (2002) 413 copie
Scandalous Again (2003) 413 copie
A Well Pleasured Lady (1997) 382 copie
Thigh High (2008) 373 copie
Danger in a Red Dress (2009) 370 copie
Hero, Come Back (2005) — Collaboratore — 352 copie
A Well Favored Gentleman (1998) 336 copie
Once a Knight (1996) 322 copie
Castles in the Air (1993) 318 copie
Chains of Fire (2010) 315 copie
Someday My Prince (1999) 311 copie
In Bed with the Duke (2010) 283 copie
Dead Girl Running (2018) 278 copie
My Scandalous Bride [Anthology 4-in-1] (2004) — Collaboratore — 251 copie
Priceless (1992) 250 copie
Move Heaven and Earth (1995) 244 copie
Virtue Falls (2014) 244 copie
A Knight to Remember (1996) 238 copie
Once Upon a Pillow [Anthology 4-in-1] (2002) — Collaboratore — 229 copie
Secrets of Bella Terra (2011) 191 copie
Taken by the Prince (2011) 189 copie
Wilder (2012) 185 copie
Outrageous (1994) 171 copie
Wrong Alibi (2020) 157 copie
Revenge at Bella Terra (2011) 142 copie
Treasure of the Sun (1991) 140 copie
Obsession Falls (2015) 128 copie
Because I'm Watching (2016) 124 copie
What Doesn't Kill Her (2019) 115 copie
Lady in Black (1993) 95 copie
Strangers She Knows (2019) 81 copie
Point Last Seen (2022) 72 copie
One Night With a Rogue (Anthology 4-in-1) (1995) — Collaboratore — 47 copie
Tall, Dark and Dangerous [Anthology 3-in-1] (1994) — Collaboratore — 38 copie
Every Single Secret (2024) 26 copie
Hard to Kill (2018) 25 copie
A Pirate's Wife For Me (2015) 24 copie
The Listener (2014) 22 copie
Stone Angel (2014) 18 copie
Right Motive (2020) 14 copie
Wilder Family Halloween (2013) 12 copie
Hidden Truths (2019) 11 copie
Wild Texas Rose (2012) 11 copie
Kidnapped (2013) 9 copie
Gabriel's Gift (2014) 9 copie
Point Last Seen (2022) 9 copie
Under the Kilt (1999) 8 copie
Last Night (2013) 6 copie
A Dark and Stormy Night (2016) 4 copie
Les ©♭lus (2012) 3 copie
Červené lodičky (2009) 1 copia
Dolce ricatto 1 copia
Family Secrets (2014) — Collaboratore — 1 copia
La Llama De La Pasion (2010) 1 copia
Oltre il buio 1 copia
Novias de escándalo (2006) 1 copia
Una noche encantada (2010) 1 copia
La novia robada (2008) 1 copia

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A Daughter of Fair Verona (Daughter of Montague, #1) by Christina Dodd

Romeo and Juliet are alive and well, the parents of seven children. Rosaline (Rosie) being the eldest. Duke Stephano is set to marry her (not of her chosing) when she stumbles upon his dead body. It is not long before Rosie becomes the main suspect, although many would have reson to see him dead.

Vowing not to fall in love, happy with her "Spinsterhood" until she sets eyes on a young man to which she finds herself attracted to. Can it be love at first sight, something she doesn't belive in? Tension is in the air and soon Rosie finds herself in danger. She is determined to find a killer before more blood is shed.

The story moves at a fast pace told from Rosie's point of view. I found the writng brilliant as Rosie (at times) is speaking directly to the reader. Her thoughts are clearly made, making this compelling story more enjoyable.

Overall I found A Daughter of Fair Verona quite enjoyable. I highly recommend this fantastic Historical murder/mystery with a hint of humor, a dash of drama and splash of romance. A true five star read.
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SheriAWilkinson | 2 altre recensioni | Apr 29, 2024 |
IF Romeo and Juliet had lived, what would their firstborn daughter be like? Read this clever and witty book to find out! Their survival will be explained and you will enjoy a romp through fair Verona as their headstrong, virginal, unmarried at an “elderly” age (20!!!) daughter, Rosaline, avoids marriage to unsuitable prospects, is accused of murder, pursues an avocation as an alchemist, meets a true love, is trained in swordsmanship and is wooed by a prince.

Rosaline (Rosie) is a spunky, hot blooded, pragmatic, clever young woman with a biting wit. Just when she finds the love of her life, she is forcibly betrothed to an unlikable character who is murdered at their engagement party. Soon, a second character is poisoned and suspicion falls on Rosie. It is up to her and her intrepid, protective nurse to prove her innocence. Yes, it is historical, but it has a snappy, contemporary feel to it.

The book ends on a cliff hanger and there is already a sequel in the works. Do read the author’s notes at the end….where you can find the website for the recipe for the fruit and nut bread so loved by the prince and more information about the series.

Thanks to #NetGalley and @KensingtonBooks for the DRC.
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vkmarco | 2 altre recensioni | Apr 10, 2024 |
Being alive had cost her dearly.

This may be my favorite read of 2024 because it definitely sets a high bar for anything to follow! A remarkably well crafted thriller with white hot suspense, romance and over the top action. It takes a special talent to seamlessly weave a tale of this caliber into an unputdownable read. Bravo!
ValeriS29 | 2 altre recensioni | Mar 22, 2024 |
I loved this romantic suspense novel filled with action and psychological thrills. I think this has been one of my favorite stories of the year. I loved Rowan and felt so sorry that she had to grow up the way she did. I loved that Joe has so many layers. I loved all the secrets that are revealed. I did not want to put this book down. I received a copy of the book from the publisher for a fair and honest opinion that I gave of my own free will.
Virginia51 | 2 altre recensioni | Mar 13, 2024 |


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