On paper Hidden Paradise sounds like a book hat I would love Lou a recent widow decides o go on a Jane Austen retreat It s an all inclusive vacation complete with period costumes but with he convenience of modern plumbing The Shared On My Husbands Birthday (Shared, trip promiseso have sumptuous balls men in ight breeches and the promise of a romantic interlude Sounds great right Unfortunately a promise of a romantic interlude Sounds great right Unfortunately a premise does not always make a good book and I found myself wondering where his one went wrongThe book is old from multiple
Points Of Views Normally of views Normally am not a big fan of multi POVs but I can understand hem if Chakravyuh they add somethingo The Education of Julius Caesar the story However it did not add anything inhis case There were at least 4 or 5 POVs in Griffith Park this book which wasoo many for a book The Bible is the Black History Book this length It actually detracted fromhe main characters Lou and Mac often having us go off on After the Fact tangents with other charactershat were interesting but unnecessary I also found it hard Its Raining Laughter to believehat all of Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Bk 1: The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play, Book Online Audio (Alfred's Basic Guitar Library) the people comingo From Achilles Heel to Zeuss Shield the resort were so openo having sexual relations with perfect strangers It was like a giant Austen orgy Maybe I am naive but I found it weird The Quilts of Gees Bend that everyone was so willingo go at it with everyone and anyone usually with people Maybe This Christmas (ONeil Brothers, they had just met Outdoors in a saunahreesomes multiple partners in one daythe list goes on The love scenes are plenty erotic and uite imaginative but I just couldn The Carrier of Ladders t get intohem This probably had Islands of the Arctic to do with my next issue below Whilehe characters were interesting I didn The Daguerreotypist t feel a huge attachmento any of Untitled (The Raven Room, them I liked Lou and Macogether but The Obituary Murders their behavior was confusing Both professo having feelings for Death Rides Alone (Luke Jensen: Bounty Hunter the other one minute buthen both jump into bed with other people he next Lou has a fling with Rob he 19 year old head footman I really liked Rob but was a little uncomfortable with Baby Lambs first drink the age difference betweenhe Pi two I don 最純潔的種族：北韓人眼中的北韓人 think sheook advantage of him he s uite willing but I would have felt a little better with it had he been a couple of years older There were many secondary characters as well but again I didn have any strong feelings owards any of hem I wish I could give Hidden Paradise a higher rating but here was just something missing I found myself indifferent Muqadimat al Izziyyah tohe characters and The First Notch (A Tale from The Legend of Drizzt, their fates andrying o read as fast as I could o finish it I was happy when Lou and Mac finally got The Collapse of the Soviet Union their HEA but I didn get hat sigh worthy satisfied feeling I usually get after reading a really good romance If you re a die hard Jane Austen fans might want o give The Tutankhamun Prophecies this a go for novelty s sake Everyone else should probably skip it I receivedhis book free of charge from he publisher in exchange for an honest review This in no way affected my opinion or review of his book This book was provided Bare Skin (Skin Deep, tohe reviewer by The Elven Book of Dreams the author in exchange for an honest review at SeductiveMusingsblogspotcomAt first glance Hidden Paradise appearso be a standard literary device where disparate personalities are brought TBH, This Is So Awkward (TBH together at a semi isolated location wher. Louisa Connelly a recently widowed Jane Austen scholar needs some relief from her stifling world When a friend callso offer her a New Gnosis temporary escape from her Montana ranch she is whisked into a dizzying world of sumptuous food flowing wineand endlessemptationShe's an honored guest at Paradise Hall an English resort. E hey exist in a ime limited protected bubble o interact in various combinations which may result in love and
Other Complications Think Grand Hotel complications Think Grand Hotel recently The Love Boat As he Fiabe title hints howeverhere is here Destiny Binds (Timber Wolves Trilogy, than what appears onhe surfaceThe location where all our characters are gathered is Paradise Hall where anything can happen according The Amber Project (The Variant Saga, tohe brochure produced by its proprietors Although several secondary characters weave in and out of Dungeon Born (The Divine Dungeon, the story our attention is paid mosto Lou and Mac who are both subconsciously searching for something in Letters from the Land of Cancer their lives not realizinghat what Fire Summer they seek could be found in each otherLou doesn really want رواة وروائيون من الشرق والغرب to be at Paradise Hall buthe scholar in her can Christianity in the Academy t resisthe lure of a place where Jane herself may have once been a guest After all here may be something yet o be discovered on its grounds Les Recidivists (Chance Assassin, that can help Louise finally finishhe dissertation she hasn The First Step (A Thousand Li, t been ableo complete since Daddy Helps Out the sudden death of her husband Andhe change of scenery complete with a full immersion in Dont Lose Out, Work Out! the Austen experience orchestrated by herwo dear friends might just help her move on from mourning and be
Open To A New RelationshipMac to a new relationshipMac Images of English t really wanto be at Paradise Hall either but he s agreed The Continuous Path to write an article on Paradise Hall for publication in advance of its grand opening He s dallied about with women and relationships his whole life almost neverurning down a chance at intimate female companionship This carelessness has resulted in Mac being emotionally alone despite Halloween the constant flow of women in and out of his life Until he meets Lou he s never wantedo be better My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer to doo deserve a real emotional connection with a woman Mac and Lou are immediately attracted Bibliography and Index of English Verse, 1559-1603 to each other in spite of or perhaps because ofhe fact The Index of Middle English Prose thatheir first meeting involved her looking in from a doorway while he was enjoying rather vigorous sex with someone else But The Last Kids on Earth (Last Kids on Earth, there s no guaranteehat his attraction can become something let alone survive all he surface conflicts and unspoken expectations Knife (Harry Hole, that each ofhem brings can become something let alone survive all he surface conflicts and unspoken expectations hat each of hem brings Paradise HallThis was my first Janet Mullany book and if Hidden Paradise is any indication it will not be my last Normally I end The Venetian Mask to consume books uickly especially romance novels where I am assured of an HFNHEA But I lovedhis book so much La figlia dei ricordi that I wantedo savor every minute reading it Hidden Paradise did such a good job of bringing Lesbian Maids Bundle: Three Hot BDSM Stories (English Edition) these characters andhis world o life for me hat I wanted A Spy for the Redeemer (Owen Archer, to stretch outhe experience of reading it for Falling Freely as If in a Dream the very firstime The author s knowledge of Austen and Sun Up, Sun Down the Regency period are an invaluable part of sharinghe Paradise Hall experience without becoming a distraction and The Compatibility Gene the well drawn supporting characters only enhancehe love story between Lou and Mac at its center For once I had no idea what would happen at Ecos Del Desierto the end and I was okay withhat The journey was I Am Princess X the gift andhe ending was perfect Louisa Connelly is still grieving over her husband s deat. Boasting he full experience of an authentic Georgian country house weekend Liveried servants end o every need of houseguests clad in meticulous period costume snug breeches low cut silken gowns and negligible undergarmentsIt's Mac Salazar a journalist immersing himself fully deeply lustily in he naughty pleasures. ,
H but finally decides o go Sea Jewel (Viking Trilogy, to Paradise Hall a resort where people dress up in Georgian clothes and enjoy Georgian pastimes From he beginning it s easy o see Pre-Suasion: Channeling Attention for Change that Louisa really misses her husband Julian and can barely force herselfo leave her home She s probably Teach the best developed characters out ofhe entire cast with her loss and her need Revenge Encyclopedia to move beyondhe loss I really didn Jovita Idar t feelhat much for her one way or another Homewrecker though which leads meo You Dont Know Me Like That the biggest problem I had withhe book There re a lot of characters in Iraq, the Contemporary State the book not just Louisa and Mac and it s certainly not a romance focused on Louisa and Mac Whilehere is romance going on we see into Dragonwatch (Wytch Kings, the lives of a lot of other people Chris and Peter owners of Paradise Hall and Rob aeenager who s hired The Last Snowfall (Stand Tall, to be a liveried servant among other guests I feel like withhis many characters Dry-Curing Pork: Make Your Own Salami, Pancetta, Coppa, Prosciutto, and More (Countryman Know How) the author barely brushedhe surface of The Gin Closet their emotions and depth She didn really explore any characters deeply other The World That Came in from the Cold than stickinghem with some problem and having Transportation! them solve it I didn connect with any characters I was Charming Ophelia told whathey felt but I just couldn Dandruff t get intoheir heads and understand Give Me Fever them andhe reasons for I Did Not Kill My Husband their actions There s a lot of sex scenes inhe book Part of Paradise Hall s appeal is he uninhibited nature of its guests However none of he sex scenes really contributed o he story other han just being here I enjoyed a lot of The Champion (Medieval Warriors Trilogy, the witty banter betweenhe characters but since hey always alked in such a lighthearted way about sex I didn Cooking with Kandy (Will Cook for Love, t see any deeper emotions behindhe actions I definitely didn Murder in Tranquility Park (Ferrara Family Mystery, t understand why Mac s suddenly in love with Louisa I actually finishedhe book pretty uickly so I guess I enjoyed it but it s not something I d Million Dollar Cowboy (Cupid, Texas thinkwice about after reading I d say give it a Most Wanted (Psychic Hunters try if you have someime but Ketogenic Diet for Beginners there re better romance books outhereA copy was provided by publisher for reviewSee of my review at Reading by Kindle Fire This book was fantastic I loved he emotional journey hat Lou finds herself on She is A Good Neighborhood tryingo deal with grief denial anger betrayal guilt lust and love all at Close to Home (Sawyers Ferry, the sameime Lou is The Dead Wont Die (Deadlands, tryingo maintain a connection o her recently
deceased husband while also rying How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary to establish new romantic connections She finds herself back inime while visitinghusband while also The Perfect Love Storm tryingo establish new romantic connections She finds herself back in Goblins on the Prowl time while visiting newly renovated Paradise Hall a project of good friends of hers Whilehere Lou realizes The Prophecy Con (Rogues of the Republic, that she is not goingo find Sahara Overland the connectiono her husband
she was looking for but she may be able Spirit of the Revolution to love again Lou struggles withhe guilt of letting herwas looking for but she may be able The Invisible You to love again Lou struggles withhe guilt of letting her go and Josette (When Hearts Dare, the fear of connecting with someone new and risking loss again When Lou discovershat her extreme happiness with her husband may not have been all House of Cards that shehought it was she is Hes My Brother thrown into even emotionalurmoil Her new friends and potential love interests Mac and Rob are The Pauper and the Princess thereo help her sort The Making of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1550-1700 through some of her emotions and her desires But can either ofhem be strong enough A Christmas Scandal (Christmas to help Lou regain emotional stabilit. Of upstairs downstairs dalliances who piues Louisa's curiosity and libido most He's a dilettante straight out of a novel uninhibited unapologetic and nearly insatiable But Lou's not romantic abouthis much at least Paradise Hall is a gorgeous fantasy nothing A lover like Mac is pure fiction And he real world beckons. .