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The Golden Rose (Zebra Splendor Historical Romances)

by Denee Cody

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Overall Rating: 4.25 // Action: 1.5 / Emotion: 4.5 / Romance: 3 / Sensuous: 1 / Suspense: 3.5 // Medieval Flavor: 4 / Laughter: 1 / Tears: 7

The memorable cast of characters included: {1} Andrew as an honorable, strong-willed, but willing to bend hero, who struggled with a deeply haunted past. {2} Catherine as a determined widow, who used her intelligence to make sure that she did not fall prey to another bad marriage. {3} Hugh as a priest who was so filled with guilt, angst and loneliness that he demanded tears from the reader. {4} Michael as a fascinating neighbor, who added great depth and interest to the story. {5} Jamie as the charismatic, charming brother who added a breathe of fresh air to the story. {6} Nell as a precocious, endearing daughter who was easy to love. {7} Anne as the shy, beautiful ward of Catherine.

All in all, found *The Golden Rose*, by Denée Cody, the third book in "The Mandeville Trilogy," to be (at times) an exciting, suspenseful, romantic, emotional read. Cody very creatively, painted a picture of what could have happened to a wealthy, powerful family loyal to the king when said king is killed in battle. She realistically portrayed the bitterness and angst suffered by Andrew, a dispossessed son. The turmoil of Catherine, a widow battling against being forced into another, possibly brutal, marriage. The deep emotions that passed between Hugh and Andrew, brothers who endured war, prison and a cruel fate. The suspense of having to outwit a villain who covets their lands and titles. *The Golden Rose* is an enjoyable, interesting book, well worth reading.

See Wolf Bear Does Books (http://goo.gl/wyrPb) for a more in-depth, detailed review of *The Golden Rose*. ( )
  Vonda_M_Reid | May 25, 2012 |
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She is Catherine Stanley, the Lady of Rosmar, mistress of the castle once owned by the disgraced Mandevilles and lost as the spoils of war. But her comfortable existence is about to end as she meets her sworn enemy, who disrupts her life with scandal--and conquers her wary heart.

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