Lessons in French Review

TITLE: Lessons in French
AUTHOR: Laura Kinsale
PUB DATE: February 2010
PAGES: 480


Laura Kinsale’s unique and powerfully written love stories transcend the romance
genre. In this, her first new book in five years, she delivers a poignant,
funny, sexy, Regency romance sure to delight her many fans and attract a whole
new readership.

Trevelyan and Callie are childhood sweethearts with a
taste for adventure, until the fateful day her father discovers them embracing
in the carriage house and, in a furious frenzy, drives Trevelyan away in
disgrace. Nine long, lonely years later, Trevelyan returns. Callie discovers
that he can still make her blood race and fill her life with excitement, but he
can’t give her the one thing she wants more than anything—himself.

Trevelyan, Callie is a spark of light in a world of darkness and deceit. Before
he can bear to say his last goodbyes, he’s determined to sweep her into one
last, fateful adventure, just for the two of them.

I have heard of Laura Kinsale and when I worked in a bookstore she was a top romance seller and most requested. I have never read any of her books mainly because I am not a historical romance even a romance reader as you can see by my blog. When Danielle at Sourcebooks was looking for reviewers for this book I figured I would attempt to read this book and give this genre a chance. This is reading outside my comfort zone.

It was a good story but I just didn’t get the pleasure out of the book like I have in so many other books. I stuck with the book and read it and didn’t abandon it.

Lessons in French is about Callie and Trev. Its a story about a friendship and a first love that is never lost. Even though Callie and Trev were apart for many years because of certain things that happened they never forgot each other. Which can be said in alot of our lives. Do you still remember your first love? I still remember it and to this day it will always be remembered.

In all books we always hope for a happily ever after and you can’t help but wonder if that will happen for Callie and Trev because at times you don’t think it will be something comes up that causes you to think differently. Will Callie and Trev get their happily ever after and the second chance at love again?

Callie is a heiress and Trev is a frenchman. They have been separated for nine years. During those nice years Callie is now 27 years old and has had three fiancés along with three broken engagements. She is still mourning the loss of her father. Trev has returned because he loves his mother and she is very ill and he is concern. He is surprised to see Callie and even more surprised when he finds out she is not married.

Here are some bloggers who enjoyed the book:
Katie from KBGBabbles
Cindy Reads Romace
Chris from bookarama
Kaye from Pudgy Penguin Perusals

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