EBOOK NEW Cerissa by Jessica St. Claire
S I can t recall the ast time I met such a twee weepy utterly clueless heroine hell if I ve EVER met one If you ooked up gleeful skipping idiot in Wikipedia this moron s picture would be there She cries every other page No exaggeration She s dumb as a stump No exaggeration She s about 3 seconds from romping through the fields exclaiming over beautiful butterflies searching for rainbows under rocks SHE S JUST THAT STUPID Y ALL I kid you not this girl has the worldly awareness of a third grader Add to that a shitty hero a shitty plot shitty proseyup A shitburger doth be served complete with side of fries pickle spear DNF pg 70 something Thank you goodnight I dont know how many times i have read this book Possibly my favourite book of all time I get swept up in tbe story every time I read it. Te ship; from mistress of a fabulous Jamaica plantation to fugitive from justice wanted for murder Cerissa was swept from one adventure to another never faltering in her ove for the man who had awakened her to the ecstasy of passion and whose heart she was determined to conuer no matter what the cos.
But considering it s been than 30 years since I read it I d have to say it s a good book to make that kind of impression hide spoiler I did not find this a great read to Taking Instruction (Taboo, leave an impression on me rather it was just a silly romance novel However my interest in this book is purely 2 things The first is the era it was writing for Iove the aristocratic England of old the courts and the Language and Linguistics ladies and ball gowns etc and second Cerissa sove interest Bret Lindsey WOW I nearly fell of my chair when I read the physical description of his hunk He is what I have imaged my ideal man would Divertimento lookike I felt one with the author then as if she had uized me on what the sexy Lord Lindsey should Love Is a Fairy Tale lookike Spookey in a way I felt as if she was in my head NOPE This is Promise at Dawn like sticking uncooked pasta in my eyeball. Er withuxuries of which she had never even dreamedDisowned by her family shunned by polite society Cerissa ived only for Brett vowing to follow him to the ends of the earth though the arrogant handsome ord had no intention of making her his wife From elegant London courtesan to stowaway on a pira.
Summary Cerissa by Jessica St. Claire
Ah my first romance book I read this when I was 16 From what I can remember it wasn t too bad I may have to re read It s been many years since I read this book but somehow it has stayed with me over time Going just from memory it s the story of Cerissa a young country girl with a secret and Lord Brett Lindsey the nobleman who seduces her and takes her away with him Joined by Brett s friend Lord James Ardsley they make their way to London and Cerissa eventually becomes Brett s mistress although she is also determined to marry him view spoilerThe tale follows them to Brett s plantation in Jamaica and back to England through two marriages to other men for Cerissa and several other personal tragedies before the reuisite happy endingI definitely need to reread this book soon to refresh my memory. Lovely young Cerissa Hammond was a simple peasant girl when Lord Brett Lindsey first encountered her in her uncle's fields Enflamed by her innnocent beauty he amused himself by seducing her; then on a whim he carried Cerissa off with him to London where her established her as his mistress showering