: Standish (): Erastes: Books. Standish and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view . Posted by girluknow Standish is a lush, intensely romantic love story between scholarly Ambrose Standish and worldly Rafe Goshawk. Though. by Erastes A great house. A family dispossessed. A sensitive young man. A powerful landowner. An epic love that springs up between two men. Set in the.

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I know it was always inevitable that Ambrose would fall for his employer but I would have liked a slightly more protracted deferral.

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In order to post comments, you need to log in to Ferretbrain or authenticate with OpenID. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I think it does damage to a story like few other mistakes, when it so prevents the reader from making that vital connection with the character.

This, however, is not: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The relationship development was spot on and the back story of each secondary character was so well crafted that it made me love both antagonists and protagonists alike.

Learn more about Kindle MatchBook. And if that wasn’t enough, man oh man, the dialogue was so freaking romantic it honest to God gave me goose bumps!

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Emotional in a good way, cause, though being not really well written, staandish book is like a depository of feelings. Though simple, overly over the top and unsubtle, the writing i The writing was too simple, the plot predictable in some parts yet unpredictable in Trenberry, Alvisi and Fleury’s characters and actions. Erastes’ novel, Standish, is brilliant in the breadth, depth, and quantity of historical knowledge used to give it a textured reality, almost as if we can feel the world the characters live in.


This was my first book by Erastes and I may try another.

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Get to Know Us. I especially liked his last line of dialogue; both romantic and matter-of-fact. The author included details throughout that provided a strong verisimilitude and evoked the era without overburdening the story.

When we get to the second off when more characters start coming in, it gets a little but only marginally. While a love affair is at the heart of this story, it is not really a romance novel; the plot is much darker and complex. Email required Erastez never made public. I wanted a sense that he was cleaning up his act, so to speak, instead of wallowing in debauchery disguised as some sort of standissh.

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It could have been a wonderful book but it was just a horrible fact that it was ruined. Instead, as soon as Ambrose disappears from his view, he decides it’s a great time to go cheat on him. Does not have a happily ever after ending, but a good read.

She drew her inspiration to write historical fiction from works such as Gaywyck by Vincent Virga and the novels of Mary Renault. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Please try again later.

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I was going to be just The one thing I can say for this book is that it kept me reading it to the last page. Rafe’s suffering was not on par with Ambrose’s and it pissed me off so much that he tried to liken them. But I’m also an absolute sucker for Regency romances. That was one scary book and I loved it! This book is just awful in too many ways. Not to say that Erastes didn’t do a bang-up job of capturing the feeling and setting of the time.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Never does the phrase ‘don’t judge a book by it’s cover’ apply standisn aptly than here! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Paperbackpages. The characters behaved true to their time period in speech and manners as far as I know and yet they stayed accessible to the modern reader. The sense of period was intense and I enjoyed “watching” the story in my head as though it was a movie.

The giving of a book does not in any way guarantee a favourable review. English Choose a language for shopping. The brutality of Rafe’s upbringing in the lap of luxery ersstes with the beautiful, innocent Ambrose standsih their love for each other was nothing short of one of the best love stories I have read in a long time.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. However, the author’s integrity to weave one solid story made me admire her all the more.

Jul 23, Olivina marked it as to-read.

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