A Lady by Midnight by Tessa Dare
Narrator: Carolyn Morris
Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
Date Read: May 2014
Genre: Historical, Romance
A temporary engagement, a lifetime in the making . . .
After years of fending for herself, Kate Taylor found friendship and acceptance in Spindle Cove—but she never stopped yearning for love. The very last place she'd look for it is in the arms of Corporal Thorne. The militia commander is as stone cold as he is brutally handsome. But when mysterious strangers come searching for Kate, Thorne steps forward as her fiancé. He claims to have only Kate's safety in mind. So why is there smoldering passion in his kiss?
Long ago, Samuel Thorne devoted his life to guarding Kate's happiness. He wants what's best for her, and he knows it's not marriage to a man like him. To outlast their temporary engagement, he must keep his hands off her tempting body and lock her warm smiles out of his withered heart. It's the toughest battle of this hardened warrior's life . . . and the first he seems destined to lose.
Publisher: Avon, HarperAudio
Series: Spindle Cove #3
Also by this author: Romancing the Duke, Say Yes to the Marquess, When a Scot Ties the Knot, The Duchess Deal br> br>
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Read/Listened for Fun (Audible/Kindle)
Overall Rating: 4.75
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 5.00
Audio Rating: 4.50 (Not Part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: A Lady by Midnight by Tessa Dare had all the feels and smiles!
Overall Thoughts: Tessa did it again! I loved Kate and Thorne’s love story. I knew these two were destined to be a great match when Kate was a bit more sure of herself on the inside and Thorne appeared very sure of himself on the outside. Thorne stepping up to “pretend” to be Kate’s fiance while they figured out if her new found family was legit was fun, interesting, and intriguing. I loved Thorne’s back story. I dare you not to swoon after him. I loved Kate’s determination to make him see his worth. I loved the ladies of Spindle Cove making sure that this turned out exactly as it should. All around another great entry in the series.
Narrated By Carolyn Morris / Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
Carolyn did an outstanding job with Kate and Thorne! These are really good on audio and well worth the time to listen too1
Final Thoughts: Tessa really does knock it out of the park with Kate and Thorne (his first name is Samuel but his last name fits him so well)!
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