How to Tame a Willful Wife (Shakespeare In Love, book 1) by Christy English – book cover, description, publication history. Romance? Sexual tension? Strong women? Intrigue? If so, you will love Christy English’s historical romance novel How To Tame A Willful Wife. From the blurb: How To Tame A Willful Wife: 1. Forbid her from riding astride 2. Hide her dueling sword 3. Burn all her breeches and buy her.
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Engllsh won’t go too much into the story, but I will say that the characters were wonderful, well-written and likable, even in their worst moments.
And the more he warns Caroline away from his enemy Lord Carlyle, the more leverage Carlyle gains against him. As I revamp the book, I search for the balance between conflict and maintaining tension in eglish plot and drawing real characters on the page who are genuinely in love.
Caroline turned to find Anthony just beyond the riding ring. Nov 11, Blodeuedd Finland rated it did not like it Shelves: Frisk her for hidden daggers 5. She stops being willful and becomes a simpering mess. This was such a treat.
While C is supposedly a very stong and independant person, she pretty much folds in the second meeting with A. The author of “Thomas Cranmer in a Nutshell”, Beth specializes in writing magazine articles, online historical articles, short stories, and flash fiction. On rethinking, perhaps the problem for me is simply that Ms.
It’s a five wine glass toast all the way and I hope all of you ladies rush out to get it even if it’s just to enjoy Caroline trying to throw knives at her future husband! Nov 12, Stephanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I will look for a deeper male characterization, and a female who is as interesting as this one, but perhaps more consistant.
They have fought together on the battlefield and Baron Montague has twice saved Anthony’s life. Definitely recommended when you’re in the mood for a little saucy fun.
How to Tame a Willful Wife
Thus the story goes. Anthony Carrington, Earl of Revensbrook is rich and titled.
The Taming of the Shrew is not an easy play to turn into a compelling This book was a real breath of fresh air for me.
Caroline is not your typical heroine. I liked both of the lead englksh were very nice foils for each other. I do not understand you. He wiillful not be my favorite hero, but I liked him fine. Caroline’s character certainly doesn’t disappoint in that department. This was very, very poorly edited.
And her mother then said something that was amazingly truthful and needed to be said. You will obey me.
He had done some terrible things before this story had taken place and I was disappointed christh near the end, he had just not been mentioned and never paid the price for the horrible things he done. Consequently he does come across as an unbending autocrat and not a particularly sympathetic or likable hero.
Their marriage is nothing more than a business arrangement to pay off debts and produce an heir. The idea alone of basing a historical romance on The Taming of the Shrew is brilliant. There is a secret, it could be freaking vital for the other person to know it. Or so at least all the men have decided. I whole-heartedly recommend this book. The progress of the plot just did not match the characters as they were set up.
Book Review: “How To Tame A Willful Wife” by Christy English
His chestnut eyes held her as if she belonged to chgisty already. Nov 06, SOS Aloha rated it really liked it. This book was a real breath of fresh air for me.
As for Caroline, she doesn’t get off scot-free either. I love this storyline. Started off strong, but our heroine was of the Harlequin Presents model — that is, whenever she goes to stand up for herself, our extremely virile hero gives her a smouldering look and she immediately is overcome with lust and falls into bed with him.
A fnglish of Parliament and a much respected and favored man of the realm, Anthony has set his sights on a bride but can he protect her as he should? When he finally came to his senses at the end, I was appeased and accepted Anthony, flaws and all.
She was tough and didn’t let This review also appears on my blog at http: That’s the area where she tends to act like an immature girl and lets her hormones get the best of her. However, what let this down for me somewhat was the prose. I ask you to do as I say. But he soon discovers that she is resistant to his commands.
How To Tame A Willful Wife | Christy English
To this day, every time he comes in close proximity of that man, he finds his blood boiling. Open Preview See a Problem? I grew up reading Regency Romances. For all of those who are yet to be published, for all those published traditionally and in independent presses, this day is for you too. So sadly this book did not work for me, and it was a shame cos it was good.