"Lady Emily's Exotic Journey is a fun tale of desire, adventure, enticing characters. A sexy and wildly entertaining romance."-- Addicted to Romance
For a man whose only mistress is travel, can Lucien Chambertin change his loveless ways for the enchanting Emily Tremaine?Read more...
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"Lady Emily's Exotic Journey is a fun tale of desire, adventure, enticing characters. A sexy and wildly entertaining romance."--Addicted to Romance
For a man whose only mistress is travel, can Lucien Chambertin change his loveless ways for the enchanting Emily Tremaine?
Safe in the embrace of her loving family, Lady Emily Tremaine longs to feel more intensely alive. Surely the magic and mystery of Assyria and the fabled ruins of Nineveh will bring about the transformation she seeks.Scarred by his past and estranged from his noble grandfather, French adventurer Lucien Chambertin desires neither a home nor the chains of emotional attachment. He seeks only to explore the far reaches of the world. But he did not know the world contained the likes of Lady Emily--whose curiosity and sense of wonder match his own.
Victorian Adventures Series:
Lady Elinor's Wicked Adventures (Book 1)
Lady Emily's Exotic Journey (Book 2)
A Scandalous Adventure (Book 3)
Praise for Lady Elinor's Wicked Adventures:
"Lively Victorian adventure...wonderfully different and colorful...sure to charm readers." --RT Book Reviews
"A simply delightful tale of love, passion, and family." --Fresh Fiction
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-06-08
- Reviewer: Staff
Marek’s second Victorian Adventurers romance should be exciting, but slow pacing, exacerbated in the first half by the romantic leads’ fixations, results in a languorous Mesopotamian travelogue rather than a high-energy romantic escapade. Even an episode with pirates barely registers on the excitement scale. Lady Emily Tremaine, her friend Julia, and her mother—who helped enliven Lady Elinor’s Wicked Adventures—accompany her father on a trip to determine the efficacy of building a train along the Tigris. Their guides are Lucien Chambertin, a Frenchman with a secret, and David Oliphant, an Arab-English diplomat. David and Julia quickly fall in love, but Emily and Lucien require more time. After Lucien and Emily are physically thrown together during an attack on their boat, they become emotionally stuck, spending nearly 100 pages trying to comprehend their bodies’ reactions to the unexpected proximity. Though Victorian attitudes certainly constrained behavior, their constant intrusion into Emily and Lucien’s thoughts and feelings makes for dull reading in the present day. Agent: Gail Fortune, Talbot Fortune Agency. (Aug.)