My Lady Vixen. Shirlee Busbee. Buy This Book. I first read Shirley Busbee’s My Lady Vixen when I was 14 and became instantly obsessed with. New Review: Shirlee Busbee’s LADY VIXEN: A Keeper of a Privateer Busbee uses real characters, such as the pirate Jean Lafitte, to bring. Beautiful, headstrong Nicole Ashford was yet untouched by passion, but destined for adventure–and pleasure–beyond anything a woman of her time had ever.
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He curses her for a trampy little harlot out of hatred that she makes him feel weak and different from hi This was a great book in the old skool romance style, with examples of that era’s strengths and weaknesses.
There is too much set-up and internal development and not enough of bbusbee promised passion, banter, and adventure.
It’s a lesson a lot of current authors could benefit from, since too often the history takes such a back seat to the hero and heroine’s love and snappy conflict that they might as well be acting it out on a blank stage. Alas, I don’t know where my copy is. This review has been hidden busbed it contains spoilers. After wanting to read it for like 3 years it just I thought I’d like this more than I did. View all 10 comments.
Outwitting a ruthless plot against her, she fled her aristcratic English home on a privateer’s ship bound for the luxurious pirate havens of New Orleans–and exquisite abandon in Bermuda’s hidden coves.
As a result, I turned my attention to the supporting cast, and here is where Busbee did a fine job. Sep 03, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: Lady Vixen by Shirlee Busbee Series: Book I read years ago and will still, on busbwe, get out and read. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Historical accuracy is always welcome in a bodice ripper but the way it is executed made reading the first hundred or so pages extremely dry.
Feb 18, bookjunkie rated it it was ok. The love story would have been more realistic if we were allowed to see how the heroine’s genuine character traits made the hero fall for her.
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She went to the institute in Kentri, Shir,ee, after which she returned bsubee California and she went to Burbank Bussines College of Santa Rosa, where she received a certificate in Me after reading Lady Vixen: Please bear with the following description — the book is over pages long and there are more twists and turns than a country road.
However, and this is what I admire about Nick, she is no weeping Miss and when Saber pushes his luck she gives as good as she gets. Books by Shirlee Busbee. How I regret losing those hours. See other items More My kinda fictional guy.
I liked the spark between the two main characters, they really made the book and the two seemed believable if not a little stubborn when it comes to love. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to Watch list.
This book is a bodice-ripper and the hero is definitely a busebe strong bastard alpha male. There were a few scenes at the beginning that involved him taking the heroine Nicole vixem force but but fot some reason this didn’t seem to bother me all that much, and as the story carried on and they began to develop their feelings towards eachother it turned out to lsdy one of the best romances I’ve read.
The book spans a much longer period of time then most books-several years if I remember correctly so what may seem as a detailed synopsis mine is really just a summary of the early chapters. If you did not want me, this would not happen.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lists with This Book. Lots shirlfe suprises to come! Get an immediate offer. Nicole was cool, but Christopher Saxon will go down viexn one of my favorite heros. It’s what I call a “dense” historical: Unhampered by social convention, she sheds her clothes without modesty, unaware busbse has a secret watcher. People have flaws, personalitites, opinions, etc. There are 0 items available. Is it a staple of bodice ripper novels — the idea that wanting and bedding a woman who shiglee cotton to you emotionally is the only way an alpha male manages to feel such a sense of longing that he finally has his epiphany and realizes that this must be love?
The downside of this book for me was the history.
Honestly, he acted like a spoilt child. Save your time and money for better romances! Be the first to write a review. I also liked that once the two main characters Christopher and Nicole decided they were in love the future wasn’t all peaches and cream; it wasn’t always easy for them to get along or trust one another despite being madly in love.
The historical part of the story no sirlee how unnecessarily long was meticulously researched. Back to home page. He was a jealous, controlling, horn-ball jerk. And nothing now could stop what was begun between them–nothing could still the urgent fires of the love they were born to share!
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The vjxen constantly fought like two squabbling little children at every possible misunderstanding, even up til the very last, something page. To ask other readers questions about Lady Vixenplease sign up.
Preview — Lady Vixen by Shirlee Busbee. A great betrayal from past haunts him and have made him not to trust anyone. Not for this reader.
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The hero seems most taken by her beauty and fighting spirit. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. As such she is shielded from the rough life of the crew who pay her no attention, and her disguise goes unnoticed.