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The One That Got Away: The Trouble with Charlotte / Much Ado About Twelfth Night / A Fool Again / Nightingale
The One That Got Away The Trouble with Charlotte / Much Ado About Twelfth Night / A Fool Again / Nightingale
Author: Victoria Alexander, Eloisa James, Liz Carlyle, Cathy Maxwell
He was the first ... he was the best ... — He was the one that got away!Now he's back ...but do you still want him? — Every woman remembers that one special man who slipped through her fingers, leaving her not only asking the question "What happened?" but also wondering about what could have been if she hadn't let...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060540265
ISBN-10: 0060540265
Publication Date: 11/1/2004
Pages: 384
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3.5 stars, based on 94 ratings
Publisher: Avon
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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You can't go wrong with stories by these four fabulous historical authors (all favorites of mine). A particular scene in Liz Carlyle's "Much Ado About Twelfth Night" had me in stitches. Loved it!
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reviewed The One That Got Away: The Trouble with Charlotte / Much Ado About Twelfth Night / A Fool Again / Nightingale on + 929 more book reviews
Four stories about rekindling lost love. I was only able to read two out of the four:

Victoria Alexander's "The Trouble with Charlotte:" I'm not a huge fan of Alexander. She is kind of a hit or miss for me and this one was a hit. Charlotte has been a widow for six years and has decided to venture out and start an affair only to have her lost love return for her. Some of the scenes had me laughing out loud. I also liked that she used different points of view for the story. Such a fun read.

Liz Carlyle's "Much Ado About Twelfth Night:" I couldn't get pass the first chapter of this story, mostly because of writing style. Carlyle is very flowery. She's probably not a bad writer, just not my thing.

Eloisa James' "A Fool Again:" I've read a few of James' books and I don't like the way she introduces a lot of extra characters that do not add to the story. She does that here as well but it's manageable. I read half of the story and then realize that it was boring. Nothing seems to happen other then Genevieve saying she loves Felton and is going to marry him, then makes out with Tobias. It goes back and forth like that a lot so I gave up. Sad because the beginning had so much promise.

Cathy Maxwell's "Nightingale:" I have read several of Maxwell's books and like most of them. This is a straightforward story of Jemma trying to get Dane (her ex-love) to back down from a duel with her drunken brother. The ending is a bit too simplistic but I do like the reasons Jemma gave for not choosing Dane in the past. That part isn't sugar coated at all. Decent read.
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Four short and sweet historical romances from authors I had never read. They were just enough to whet my appetite and give these authors a try.


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