Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. The thief of hearts Bored with stuffy balls and Stolen Charms (Winter Garden series) – Kindle edition by Adele Ashworth. Romance Kindle eBooks @ Stolen Charms By Adele Ashworth – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Aug 7, Adele Ashworth’s first book My Darling Caroline was a true keeper. Ms Ashworth’s second book Stolen Charms is just as beautifully written.

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She is a writer with a unique and distinctive voice and one that I predict we will hear more from in the future. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. After three years of knowing she was destined for Harvard Law School, Adele finished every published Nancy Drew novel 53 of them at the time and moved on to reading romance. Buy Stolen Charms by Adele Ashworth: Characters Natalie was a twenty three stopen old lady who wanted to be sotlen to the Black Knight.

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the “works” in question. Jonathan cannot look away at her great bosom. Common Knowledge Series Winter Garden.

And then at the age of fifteen, her private vocal instructor told her the cold, hard facts: I have no qualms with the plot, it was decently written, if a bit draggy after they get the stolen jewels, and then there was a random twist that was thrown into it, to maybe keep fresh? Martin Paperback, A Novel by John GrishamHardcover It had everything — characters, setting, and plot — and was so beautifully written I found myself stopping to re-read passages and ashworthh.


All Charlotte Highwood knows is this: Perhaps the butler did it. Jonathan designs a pretend marriage for them so that moving about the cluster of people they encounter there are no questions of propriety.

While engaging enough, the plot definitely took a back seat to the characters. Refresh and try again. The heroine was too innocent and borderline of an idiot. May 20, Greentea rated it liked it Shelves: See all 2 brand new listings. The ladies of London’s ton clamor for the lacy confections Mary creates, but the earl is seeking something more from her. I really enjoyed this historical chick lit, and will read soon more of this author.

The plot though, is not as well constructed axhworth the book just missed an A rating. She was so judgmental, so prone to martyrdom, and her argument for not marrying the hero was all illogical and had no base.

Stolen Charms

Adele was destined to be a singing, reading, reporting, Miss America. Oh, I certainly must have this one! I did enjoy this Victorian era romanced. But she doesn’t realize that the man of her dreams has ashorth seen inside her heart—and has vowed to possess it. Good idea, but lackluster writing, though I liked how the hero was portrayed in the interactive scenes, what ones there were. Jonathan, who is secretly in love with her, dares Natalie to pose as his wife in Marceilles and Paris.

She wants Jonathan to introduce her I guess a talented author adhworth rise above even a mediocre book A suspenseful mystery with plenty of sexual tension and romance in Victorian England, Stolen Charms is a sophisticated, sultry read that will appeal to fans of Cathy Maxwell, Christina Dodd, and Lisa Kleypas. She was contradicting and VERY repetitive. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


However, the cahrms was a little predictable and defied logic at times In order to find him she has to confront Jonathan Drake who stole a kiss from her once long ago.

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Any Condition Any Condition. Winter Garden by Adele Ashworth. The idea of law school seemed far less enjoyable after immersing herself in Victoria Holt at the age of twelve. Charmd Thief of Hearts When a necklace of precious emeralds is brazenly stolen at a party they attend, Natalie knows that the Black Knight is near.

Stolen Charms (Winter Garden, #1) by Adele Ashworth

In elementary school, Adele, being a voracious reader, decided she would be a defense attorney just like Nancy Drew’s father. Another one for the “too stupid to be believed” pile May 11, Mary Gramlich rated it really liked it. Everything, that is, except her heart. Their witty back and forth and slow seduction and romance is heartbreakingly beautiful. The plot is not only intriguing,but suspenseful. Ashwotth use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Having directed her through the lead in Cinderella, her drama teacher urged her to try out for local beauty—ahem—scholarship pageants. But rumors to the contrary are buzzing. But this definitely not one of her best ones. Natalie Haislett; Jonathan Drake.