Libertine's Kiss

Judith James (Author)
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Description

Libertine, court poet, crony of King Charles II, the brilliant, witty, and damaged William DeVeres get's a second chance at life and love when he is unexpectedly reunited with his childhood sweetheart, Elizabeth Walters, a strong and determined young woman who knows who and what she wants.

"Fueled by sizzling sensuality and sharp wit, James' refreshingly different historical deftly re-creates the glittering, colorful court of Charles II while also delivering an unforgettable love story."
BOOKLIST starred review, John Charles.

Judith James juggles poetry, Restoration court culture, and fairytale references with an almost perfect sense of timing, and the result is a world that springs vividly to life... I find myself wanting to compare it to something, but there is really nothing out there quite like this." Lynn Spenser All About Romance. "Fueled by sizzling sensuality and sharp wit, James' refreshingly different historical deftly re-creates the glittering, colorful court of Charles II while also delivering an unforgettable love story."
BOOKLIST starred review John Charles

"Judith James juggles poetry, Restoration court culture, and fairytale references with an almost perfect sense of timing, and the result is a world that springs vividly to life. I find myself wanting to compare it to something, but there is really nothing out there quite like this." Lynn Spenser All About Romance.

Nominated as Best British Isles Historical by Romantic Times, a Romantic Times Top Pick and AAR Desert Island Keeper, Libertine's Kiss features a hero based on John Wilmot, the notorious libertine, poet, and friend of King Charles II.

"Historical details, poetic quotations and fictional characters based on real individuals blend perfectly in Libertine's Kiss. William and Elizabeth's story is compelling, sexy as can be and expertly told. Libertine's Kiss is everything a historical romance should be and more. Don't miss this one!
READERTOREADER

Winner of IPPY Gold for the critically acclaimed Broken Wing, award-winning author Judith James' Rakes and Rogues of the Restoration series transports you to the thrilling days of highwaymen, cavaliers, courtiers, and spies.

With the historical breadth of Phillipa Gregory, the scorching sensuality of Elizabeth Hoyt, and vibrant characters that leap off the page to linger long after the tale is done, these are love stories you won't soon forget!

Don't miss the other books in this series

Soldier of Fortune (The King's Courtesan)
The Highwayman

Product Details

Price
$12.99
Publisher
Halfpenny House
Publish Date
August 01, 2010
Pages
270
Dimensions
5.24 X 0.61 X 7.99 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780992050436
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About the Author

Award-winning author Judith James has worked as a trail guide, horse trainer, and clinical psychologist. An avid reader and history buff, she has traveled, worked and lived in many places, including the Arctic, Ireland, London and France.

She has found the perfect place to write on the East Coast, with a view of the ocean from her window. Judith's writing combines her love of history, romance, and adventure with her keen interest in the complexities of human nature, and the heart's capacity to heal. She is currently in service to a cranky elderly cat who thinks she can type and delights in teaching lessons about backing up files.

Judith James awards include

LIBERTINE'S KISS

-Nominated RT Best British Isles Historical
-Booklist starred review
-Romantic Times Top Pick
-AAR Desert Island Keeper

SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (The King's Courtesan)

-Romantic Times Top Pick

THE HIGHWAYMAN

-Heroes and Heartbreakers Best Reads 2014

BROKEN WING

-Independent Publisher's Awards IPPY Gold Medal Winner
-Romance Novel TV Best Debut
-Historical Novels Review Editor's Choice
-AAR Desert Island Keeper
-AAR Honorable Mention Best Book
-AAR Buried Treasure

HIGHLAND REBEL

-One of the best of 2009 Barnes and Noble
-Historical Novels Review Editor's Choice
-One of the best of 2009 Dear Author

Ms. James is always pleased to hear from fellow readers and writers and invites you to visit her on Facebook, her webpage or on twitter.