Friday, 9 January 2015

Review: The Dangerous Hero by Linda Barlow @lindabarlow

Dangerous Hero   The Dangerous Hero by Linda Barlow Publication Date: November 11, 2014
Genres: Contemporary, Romance

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I want it all. Whips and chains. Hearts and kisses. Viola was the first woman I ever tied up. We had one of those brief but intense summer romances. OK, so I screwed that up. But now, years later, I've got a second chance. The thing is, she doesn't trust me. I write novels about a brutal spymaster whose craving for blood and torture is insatiable. Hidden in my home is an authentic medieval dungeon. I'm a connoisseur of finely-wrought leather floggers, silken ropes, the restrictive corset, the binding cuff. I don't mean to frighten her. But hey, I want it all. Whips and chains. Hearts and kisses. Mastery and submission, pleasure and pain. I'm looking for that special partner--somebody to torment, somebody to love. The door to my dungeon is open. It is up to her to walk in. The Dangerous Hero is a contemporary romance novel by USA Today bestselling author and Rita Award Winner, Linda Barlow.
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Review by Wendy Book Obsessed Pimpette

 4 of 5 stars
* * * obsessed by books arc given for an honest review * * * 

I really enjoyed this book, but I love BDSM. This book was a second chance at love . Stephen let his love slip away once his not letting go again, but can it survive the past of his and Viola. This book was, sexy, hot. A great read..


Review by Julie Sweetheart Obsessive Pimpette
 5 of 5 stars
I received this book as an ARC for an honest review. This is my first read by this author.

Viola is a professor with a sad past. Stephen is just the man to help her work through it all. Her past with Derek made me want to hurt him myself. Stephen has a kink side and teaches Viola to not only accept it but to let go and really enjoy it. I really enjoyed this read. I liked the fact that her father was on scene and helpful as well. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading BDSM books. Very well written.

About Linda Barlow

Linda Barlow is the author of 23 novels in various genres, including family sagas, historical and contemporary romance, romantic suspense, erotic romance, and general mainstream fiction. Publishers have included Doubleday, Dell, Penguin, Warner Books, New American Library/Signet, Berkley/Putnam, Silhouette and Harlequin. Her books have been translated into approximately 20 foreign languages. Her romances have won numerous industry awards, including the Rita from Romance Writers of America (1989), Best New Historical Romance Author from Romantic Times (1986) and a Lifetime Achievement award from Romantic Times. She also contributed two essays to Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women, a collection of scholarly essays on the enduring appeal of the romance. This book won the Susan Koppelman Award for Excellence in Feminist Studies of Popular Culture and American Culture in 1993. Linda is now indie publishing and loving it! She is updating her backlist and writing new novels, too. The first book to be rewritten and indie-published is the new edition of her classic historical romance, Fires of Destiny, which was a finalist for the Rita Award in 1987 (available now!). Linda served as President of Novelists, Inc. in 1992 and did two three-year terms on the Executive Council of the Authors Guild in the 1990s. She was Romance Writers of America’s keynote speaker at the annual conference in 1989. When she is not at her computer writing, she is likely to be reading. She can't imagine what her life would be like without books!

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