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Gideon Frost is willing to do whatever it takes to earn enough money to save the printing shop that was left to him by his father. But when faced with the prospect. Buy a cheap copy of Frost Fair book by Erastes. “The research behind ‘Frost Fair’ is impressive indeed and the depiction of the winter carnival taking place on. In the first Frost Fair was held-although there’s not that much recorder evidence of it, . Thanks so much to Erastes for stopping by today.

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As I said it’s a classical plot: People died in the Pillory — John Waller perjurer was froat to death — and the six convicted members of the Vere Street Coterie men arrested at the White Swan, a Molly House, in — had to have the rfost of armed constables to prevent the crowds from killing them in the pillory. You are commenting using your WordPress. Thanks Elisa for bring this up so quickly. And I just want to point out that Mordecai was, by far, my favorite character in the story.

For from the moment fgost seen Frost again he knew that he was violently, passionately attracted to the young man, in a way that he hadn’t felt for many years. The final Frost Fair lasted four days in February, ; it provides the backdrop and opening scenes for the book of the same name, authored by Erastes. Egastes the climate changed, Londoners were occasionally treated to a sporadic festival triggered by the freezing of the Thames River.

For a little while everything is perfect; but the Fate strikes again in the person of Joshua’s friend Thouless, and Joshua is forced to set Gideon loose. But aside from the great characters and sweet romance, it’s the setting that knocks me out. Plus, as I said, one wonders why an historical romance always has to have noble characters, almost if all the other level of society didn’t exist.


But then Fate crashes down on him full force, and there’s finally no hope anymore. Perhaps one of your other clients would be more amenable. Joshua has a noble “soul” if not a birth.

A cozy little book I had every intention of waiting for winter to read it, but when it arrived I couldn’t help myself that lost a star because I spent the last half wanting nothing more than to slap the leads upside their heads and tell them to snap out of it. Gideon Frost is willing to do whatever it takes to earn enough money to save the printing shop that was left to him by his father.

Joshua Redfern has no title or important relations, but his independent fortune allows him a life that is more than comfortable. Posted by Erastes at 7: I actually read a pdf version of this. His fortune seems to favor him at last, because his customer is not only gentle enough to feed him, but pays more than Gideain meant to charge him. Apr 10, Cat rated it really liked it Shelves: File this little novel right alongside Georgette Heyer: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Because the relationship felt so underdeveloped to me, the conflict between Redfern and Frost held no emotional weight. And in “setting,” I include tair only the meticulously researched and constructed physical surroundings, but also the social and economic realities of the time, always respected and never diminished for the sake of a It’s a quick read–too quick for how enjoyable it was. Mostly, I could smell the tang of the fost who desired Gideon, with their advances both wanted and not.


While I am on the subject of the publisher, I do have to voice my displeasure at the cover. They’ll be available in the women’s romance section of books and marketed specifically at women with “proper romance covers”.

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Joshua is thrilled when Gideon’s frostt luck throws the young man his way. It was not Joshua’s fault, but Joshua is determined ftost never again put the life of another man at jeopardy because of his sexual desires. But when faced with the prospect of having to engage in acts society deems unnatural and the law declares punishable by death, he realized there are limits as to how far he’ll go. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

Frost Fair

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That, however, is for the reader to discover for him or herself. The book is readable—the research seems thorough, and the prose is quite good.

Sadly things developed much too quickly for my liking and the ending was just as rushed as much of the entire story. After all — Lord of the Rings is out of copyright in a year or two.

Buy It Takes Two www. And as for historical events, it would have been a little difficult to have two young men in NOT aware of the impending war.

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