Friday, October 17, 2008

Addicted~first review!

Well, it's here! The very first preliminary review of my erotic historical set in Victorian England. The proofreader who read the manuscript at Harlequin has posted a review of the book, and it's wonderful, not only because she said really nice things, but because she got the characters and the underlying theme of the book which is always so satisfying to a writer.

So, without further ado, here is her review.

Addicted Book Review created by vickiso on October 5th, 2008, 10:58pm

Lindsay's twin obsessions: the seductive red smoke of opium, and his lust for angelic Anais. He cannot have both. But when an ultimate betrayal drives the lovers apart, Lindsay must drive himself to win back his love...or fall into the arms of his Oriental mistress.

A darkly seductive, heart-wrenching, sexy, stimulating read and a terrific story readers of erotic historicals will love. Lindsay is a beautifully flawed man, paired perfectly with Anais, whose virtue and morals are as questionable as her lover's. A tearful tale about loss, love, addiction, and fighting for the things you want most.

Coming to Spice Books, February 2009.--review by Vicki So, proofreader

Okay, after reading the review, anyone want to read an excerpt? It'd been an exclusive one. I haven't even posted an excerpt on my website yet! lol!

So, if you had a choice of an excerpt what would you choose...

A) an opium scene with Lindsay

B) a PG 13 rated sensual scene between Lindsay and Anais

c)Part of the first chapter

Have your say, and comment a, b, or c and I'll post something this weekend.

Thanks for letting me share!

by the by, I'll be posting the name of the winner from 'what's your personal hell' later on this evening. Good luck everyone!


Amanda McIntyre said...

Congrats on this first review Charlotte!! Here's to many more!!


flchen1 said...

Woo! Congrats, Charlotte! It must be especially satisfying when a reviewer "gets" your vision of the characters and book! As for excerpt, either b or c, please! :)

Genella deGrey said...

B or C, please.

Pam P said...

Congrats, Charlotte! I'd like to see c = part of the first chapter.

Charlotte Featherstone said...

Thanks everyone!
Well, looks like it's 'c'. I'll have to skim through chapter 1 and find you guys a suitable chunk to peruse!

Kristina Cook said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! What a first review!!