E all who enter and spend time because whether it s attraction lust or a soul abiding love people are pulled together where their passions ignite Joking around about it Maxin and Shar enter and HOLY FREAKN COW I would GLADLY have exchanged spots From that moment on things become intense and I enjoyed being lead to the very end where I was completely satisfied and happyThere are so many wonderful moments in this story Ones where I uickly highlighted on my Kindle for future use and some where I had to immediately share them with
BFF I ADORED the where Maxim takes Shar to the dance where they experienced their first kiss It was hard to read because I kept wanting to close my eyes and savor it tracing my own lips as I imagined it Yep I might have looked like a fool to those around me but my gosh it was SO GOODI loved the little touches Marcia added to the story the uirks and traits that she gave the characters that made them instantly likable You wanted Maxim and Shar to get together begged for it willed it and whooped out loud when things went well It really was an "interactive read for me LOL I m a sucker for the banter that happens between love interests and I "read
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For Me LOL I me LOL I a sucker for the banter that happens between love interests and I in HEAVEN with this story The texting was funny and swoony all at once and it was probably one of my favorite scenes in the entire bookI honestly can t gush enough There were a few things I had a hard time with editing stuff but once I was swept up in the romance of the story it was all I could focus on and I didn t care I couldn t put the book down until it was over It met every one of my romance loving needs and I wouldn t hesitate to recommend it to others Happy reading everyone This has become one of my top 5 Marcia books Don t get me wrong I actually love and have read and own all of them don t remind my husband This is one of Marcia s contemporary stories mingled with the old which I loveSharlamagne works in her parent s small antiue boutiue shop along with her sister and parents Sharlamagne loves people is kind sweet and she loves old things She loves old things not ust because they are old but because of their story and the people behind the objects Elisaveta is a regular at the antiue shop and they have become fast friends since both share a great love of all things old One day Elisaveta As gorgeous clever and pathetically out of reach for any average girlAnd so Sharlamagne went about her life happy and satisfied for she had no idea what sort of emotional intensity the right man could inflame in her She had no conception of how an age old mystery and one man could converge to unleash a passion so powerful that it would be either the greatest gift she had ever known or her final undoing. .
Eally feel that she has FAR outdone herself with this book She s gone from swoony to SEXY swoony and it wasn t ust my knees that were melting Not only was Sharlamagne endearing but Maxim was compeltely edible and OOZED sexuality I really feel she turned the sex appeal up HIGH in this book
going WAY beyond anyhing she s written which makes me chuckleWAY beyond anyhing she s written which makes me chuckle lovely Shar had THE hardest time saying the blushworthy "s wordI absolutely ADORED the pairing of these two characters They "wordI absolutely ADORED the pairing of these two characters They AH MAZING and such a perfect fit The sexual tension and chemistry between them built so well and when it exploded between them it threatened to set my Kindle on fire I was in a constant state of swooning and fanning myself smiling like a giddy school girl with a crush all the while getting that rush of excitement I crave when reading romance Did I mention that Marcia ROCKED the romance in this story I seriously feel like a unkie now shaking for my next fix and having no clue when it s coming It s hard to type this while I m still clutching my chest sighing dramaticallyOh heck I might as well write my review LOL When I first saw the cover I immediately thought YAY Marcia s released another historical I started thinking about how much I loved Shackles of Honor and The Highwayman of Tanglewood so I was giddy to start I ll admit I was a little disappointed when I saw it was a contemporary But I ve learned to never doubt this trusted author to deliver so I pushed on and LOVED the story that developedSharlamagne is the daughter of an antiues dealer and as a result loves all things historical delighting in finding treasures and cherishing the past The story opens with her at a antiues show and meeting with her beloved friend who has a surprise guest with her Blown away with how handsome he is Maxim impresses both Shar and her sister Gwen and they promptly put him on the list of guys they want Unfortunately tragedy strikes bringing Shar and Maxim together years later and this is where it becomes magical What seemed to be a friendship of convenience becomes one of need and heartfelt longing and the attraction between them builds to a fevered pitch insert swoonSorting through antiue treasures there s a room in the home Maxim inherits called the Passion Room that holds a very serious warning Bewar. Did not expect to be entirely bowled over however And the day she first set eyes on Maxim Tanner she wasElisaveta Tanner’s grandson Maxim was the dreamiest most attractive archetypal male Sharlamagne and her sister Gwen had ever seen Tall dark and illegally handsome Maxim Tanner possessed not only fabulous looks money and the sweetest grandmother in the world but also a fair amount of local fame He Ok so I love all her books this one included But there were some minor annoyances that could have easily been remedied Some of the story felt like filler a lot of repeating the same information over again in a slightly different way It started off a lot slower than I am used to her in her books not a bad thing but I am used to umping right in to the action This book takes a "bit before getting to the passion The passion bits were good though Some friendly farm language didn t really bother me "before getting to the passion The passion bits were good though Some friendly farm language didn t really bother me I would have liked there to have been a villian of some sort opposition perhaps to the plot One of those Take a walk with me books where the love story is not supported by an complex plot ust is what it is When one of Marcia s books come out I ust buy them Yep I don t check them out from the library and read them first because I know I will fall in love and end up buying them anyway This is another treat I fell in love with How dang cute is that slightly crazy have to love her ust as she is Elisaveta She is the darling grandmother that every kid wants to grow up with Lucky Maxim I lovvvved him I was thoroughly disgusted by his parents and had so much empathy for his somewhat shallow life in the beginning of the book I couldn t help but fall head over heels in love with him as he started letting his true self come out Shar was so much fun I loved her uirky ways and her absolute shyness and reserve downplaying her inner and outer beauty It was great watching their friendship evolve into oh so much And the kissing Well to uote a famous author friend of mine It s all about the kissing This one doesn t disappoint The passion is off the charts while still keeping it clean Absolutely drool worthy I think I ll ust go now and read it again November 2011 Once again I ended up liking this one the second time around Maybe because I knew what to expect Anyway it s a fun story and I really liked the characters I liked that we were able to hear things from Maxim s point of view Lots of great kissing and great chemistry between the t My review is to come but can I ust say this Marcia has always dazzled me with how swoony and delicious her men are and the kisses that make my knees melt I went into this book expecting the same and was left with the following statement HOT DAMN I Sharlamagne Dickens cherished her family was intrigued by the past adored antiues and enjoyed working at the antiue store owned by her parents Her life like most had been touched by tragedy and loss yet she was happy Though her life was not void of romance it was void of a certain emotional passion Still she was young and assumed that one day some man might manage to sweep her off her feet Sharlamagne. ,