• Title: The Ravishers
  • Author: Jeanne Duval
  • ISBN: 9780451095237
  • Page: 390
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
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    The Ravishers A Woman s PriceThe price of Lysandra s falling in love was her being torn from her homeland of Gaul and sent to distant Rome The price of her virginity was a few coins of silver contemptuously tossed
    A Woman s PriceThe price of Lysandra s falling in love was her being torn from her homeland of Gaul and sent to distant Rome The price of her virginity was a few coins of silver, contemptuously tossed to her by the legionnaire who had brutally used her The price of her staying off the streets was to please an Emperor for whom women held few surprises and little attractioA Woman s PriceThe price of Lysandra s falling in love was her being torn from her homeland of Gaul and sent to distant Rome The price of her virginity was a few coins of silver, contemptuously tossed to her by the legionnaire who had brutally used her The price of her staying off the streets was to please an Emperor for whom women held few surprises and little attraction The price of her vengeance was finally paid while a great volcano poured its molten horror over a Pompeian orgy of sensuality and slaughterThis magnificent novel has all the adventure and excitement of Rome at her mightiest and all the timeless anguish and burning courage of a woman whose love was too great to betray the man who had betrayed her

    One Reply to “The Ravishers”

    1. What could be better than a book with a hero named Maximian who is a noble and dutiful Roman general that gets on the bad side of a spoiled and psychotically insecure future heir to the Roman Empire?And what's more, the general's lady love also happens to be the lust object of said spoiled, psychotic heir?Sound even slightly familiar?Apart from being a smutty fix for fans of Gladiator (who may find it deliciously easy to project Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix into these respective roles, or m [...]

    2. First -- please take a moment to appreciate the tawdry awesomeness of that cover. Cool, right? :DAesthetics duly noted, let's move on. I'm not going to bother with a synopsis; read Karla's review if you want one of those, as she does an awesome job (complete with visual aids). This was a Buddy Read, anyway, so it's fitting that I advertise her review. *grin*Did I enjoy this book? Yes. Did it drag a bit? Yes.Here you'll find a difference of opinion, as my esteemed Buddy Reader Karla was unphased [...]

    3. Every once in a while I adore reading old seventies historical romance books. There’s something so wonderfully nostalgic about them. I actually get warm fuzzies while reading. I know it sounds crazy. Consequently, I rather loved sitting down and reading The Ravishers.This novel has an old epic feel to it, which fits so perfectly with the time period that Duval is trying to capture. Like Karla(Mossy Love Grotto) pointed out in her excellent review above (which you should definitely check out) t [...]

    4. Seems forever ago that I started this. The book held mostly promise for excitement while I wished for more interaction between characters rather than feeling stuck in this miserable woman's head. It went up and down slowly with climax to anticlimax into wtf is happening now? -- put me in a reading slump.

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