Shadowheart by Laura Kinsale

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From Laura Kinsale comes an extraordinary medieval-set tale of consuming love and fiery passion between a dashing, dangerous assassin and the beautiful princess who stands in the way of all he's ever desired.

About Laura Kinsale

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Laura Kinsale, a former geologist, is the bestselling author of The Shadow and the Star, Seize the Fire, The Prince of Midnight, Flowers from the Storm, My Sweet Folly, The Dream Hunter, For My Lady's Heart, and Shadowheart.
Published April 1, 2014 by Open Road Media Romance. 516 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As Allegreto and Elena journey to Italy to face Franco Pietro, Elena's former fiancé and a rival of Allegreto's family, lust and affection spring between the two (in that order), but Elena's disdain for Allegreto's ability to murder without remorse gives rise to an abundance of romantic tension a...

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In fact, it wasn’t until much later in the book, where the relationship between Elena and Allegretto had to take a back-seat to the political intrigue and machinations taking place in the rest of the story, that I began to feel a deeper emotional connection developing between them, which, in one ...

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One rule of storytelling I've heard of is to write the scene from the POV of the character who has the most at stake, and I would argue that Allegretto has at least as much as Elayne at stake, if not more, over the course of the book - after all, he's supposed to be the tortured one, isn't he, th...

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