Honor’s Splendour (#76 on AAR’s Top Romances). Julie Garwood. Buy This Book. An AAR Top Romance. originally published on August 23, In true Garwood fashion, Madelyne wins over everyone with her kindness and her ineptness. She’s so loveable even Duncan’s fierce stallion. While I can’t say that Honor’s Splendour is my personal favorite Garwood book, it is a good read that I would certainly recommend. For me, Julie Garwood is just.

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I must have read this favorite at least five 50 times. The author does write beautifully, I will say that in her defense. She has a talent for combining a good romance with a strong plot, action, humor and characters that I can truly care about, to create a really good story.

Later, she walks through a battlefield, injured, and swings a mace hard enough to kill a spleneor. Honor’s Splendour is no exception to this rule! From inside the book. She makes the characters sing in the historicals He made me laugh so much because of his almo There’s just something about reading a Julie Garwood book that makes me smile!

There are some splenddor parts like how she keeps going on about being a “gentle lady” and a “gentle maiden” but, splejdor than a few things here and there, it was just OK. Although I think it’s better than The Wedding.

Tatiana is eighteen years old and pregnant when she miraculously escapes war-torn Leningrad to the West, believing hers The denouement itself was perhaps a tad bit rushed as the comeuppance of the main villain doesn’t occur until the final pages, but overall it was pretty good.


As we enter the story, we find Duncan being stripped of his clothing, his hands tied to a post, standing barefoot on the frozen ground, and looking bored with the whole situation. I found that the love scenes became progressively more sensuous with each one I really enjoyed the late night “swim” in the lakebut still by more modern standards, they were fairly short and only moderately descriptive.

Madelyne dared a quick look up and found Duncan was watching her intently. Madelyne had the issue that she was never the same character twice.

And so it begins a most romantic story Want to Read Currently Reading Xplendor. Kasian banget dia sampe di gamparin Loudon, untung ada Anthony pengawal yg selalu setia.

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March Group Read Honor’s Splendour. Honor’s Splendour is classic Garwood. After punching him hard enough to leave a black eye, she sees Duncan and imagines him her childhood hero and imaginary protector, Odysseus.

They are niave and virginal and klutzy and always a little bit flakey. I don’t remember the last time I jus What will you get if you decide to read this book? But when at last their noble passion conquered them both, she surrendered with all her soul.

He was alpha but also didn’t hesitate to show his affections and be sweet to the h when she needed it. Oh, and I hated the slight but of homophobia that was added Madelyne throwing up at the thought of two men together. Teen and sensitive readers should exercise caution. By the middle of the book, I was ready to throttle him — though no more than I was ready to throttle Madelyne. When Madelyne asks why, he tells her for revenge.


All in all, Honor’s Splendour was a good read which turned out to be a nice way to reintroduce myself to a favorite author. Since then, she has branched into other genres including contemporary romantic suspense. Open Preview See a Problem?

From the first few sentences, the story enraptured me. This was a light and quite funny read. And wolf begin the story, and ended it with a happy ending. Thus, the main conflict felt a bit like a mini-conflict to me. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!

It had me laughing and falling in love with the characters.


Dec 12, Roxana rated it it was amazing Shelves: I couldn’t put the book down. Oh, I’ve heard about the whole “feet warming” and such beforehand, as it’s often mentioned as a memorable scene by hinor readers, but it didn’t lessen the impact of it. View my complete profile.