Desdemona Carlisle has loved Harry Braxton since the day their eyes first met. But Harry acts as if they are the best of friends, and nothing more. Buy a cheap copy of As You Desire book by Connie Brockway. In Connie Brockway’s mesmerizing tale of romance and adventure, a notorious treasure hunter. In Connie Brockway’s mesmerizing tale of romance and adventure, a notorious treasure hunter realizes that the greatest jewel of all is the woman before his.
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A child prodigy, her parents forced her to study languages and traveled around the world to show off her talents.
As You Desire
Cairo provides them an opportunity to reveal the best of themselves, to be comfortable with who they are. She shivered and groped around in the sand for her tin cup. I love that Brockway did this, because it makes Harry an immediately sympathetic and approachable hero.
Similarly, I felt the conflict between the hero and his dezire wasn’t convincing. She is very good at setting a scene deskre drawing a character portrait with a few artistically-worded sentences.
As You Desire – Connie Brockway – Google Books
How can a mere mortal man stand a chance if even the gods are so enamored? This conflict just did not interest me. She felt like a specimen, standing there under his scrutiny. Today Connie lives in Minnesota with her husband David, a family physician, broxkway two spoiled mutts.
I kind of enjoyed this one. A fun book with a wonderful hero and heroine, plus many secondary characters, all set in exotic Egypt.
Their relationship was so much fun, lots of banter and familarity between the two. Unable to avoid each other he’s an archeologist often in need of Dizzy’s translation skills they have forged a platonic friendship.
He’s a man man enough to admit his love there’s no annoying denial of feelings going on with this guy! And ex mistress in book that wanted him but he didn’t want her. Some of the secondary characters I also liked, particularly the heroine’s grandfather and her housekeeper, but, I’ll be honest, there were too many of them, introduced too quickly, and with not enough detail. I did when I read cconnie.
As You Desire
To me, it was too over the top, too farcical, too. She spent her youth with strict tutors who taught her many languages, including Egyptian hieroglyphics. I was actually renaming her in my mind – could she have been an Alexandra or Cassandra?
I even swooned just now as I put this here. As You Desire Embed. I definitely look forward to reading more from this author.
Desdemona Carlisle slouched tipsily against a pile of Persian rugs, gravely considering the word. The heroine spends the whole book focused on getting back to England, and yet within the course of one paragraph is perfectly willing to walk away from what has been her raison d’etre for years, with very little explanation or even thought. I totally loved this book too, glad you liked it as well.
What the reader doesn’t know is that his manipulative and charming personality is born from a necessity to hide the fact that he is dyslexic and can’t read. The worst incident was after she received a message from someone who had ulterior motives.
I’ll definitely read more by this author since I did like the way it was set-up, and it had some nice touches, and, well, I’ve read much worse than this. He has the facade of a man that doesn’t care about anything except making money on Egyptian treasures. Harry Braxton is a hero I won’t soon forget as well as the heroine, Desdemona Carlisle. Within five minutes the Arabs had fled, leaving her alone with her veiled captors.
Quotes from As You Desire. Brockway makes the most beautiful descriptions of an Egyptian sunset.
I was definitely underwhelmed. If the setting and characters above appeal to you, you might like it. The two main characters were full of life and entertaining.