Memories Schmemories Part VI, The Kiss by Sophia Nash, 2008

Yes, The Kiss is only two years old, but as part of my Memories Schmemories project I'm also rereading books that I gave an A rating upon my first read. Hence, the reread. (And, I'm waiting for my new shipment of books to come in.)

So, has my reading taste changed in two years? I have to say, not very much. This is a romance that involves childhood friends, three of them: Quinn, Georgiana and Anthony. It is also a wonderful unrequited love story and, yipes, a virgin widow story. However, Georgiana doesn't know she's still a virgin. She thinks her wedding night with Anthony was consummated. And since Anthony dies while in the act, he can't really say that the act wasn't completed.

There are a lot of things going on in this story. There are numerous secondary characters and for the most part it is told wonderfully. There were some misunderstandings that I could have done without, especially when Quinn thinks that Anthony was Georgiana's great love. Another thing that bothered me was I wish Quinn would have been more honest about his feelings... and then I thought that over. Really, if all of the misunderstandings are ironed out on page 50, then what's left for me to read? So, maybe when I'm whining about misunderstandings I should consider that.

Anyway, this was a solid read and in my opinion the best in the Widow series (this is the second one in the series if you are keeping count.) However, I'm giving it a minus for some bumps in the road (the many misunderstandings.)

Time/Place: Regency England
Sensuality Rating: Warm


dobby said...

I loved this book, too. I read it recently after letting it wait in my TBR pile for months. Have to agree with the misunderstandings taking away from the book a little but overall, I really enjoyed it.

It was my first by Nash and I will definitely keep an eye out for her books.

SidneyKay said...

This was my favorite of the series. According to her website, next year there will be a new series. Looking forward to it.