Book Reviews of Stolen

Stolen
Stolen
Author: Penelope Neri
ISBN-13: 9780843943719
ISBN-10: 0843943718
Publication Date: 1/1998
Pages: 390
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Leisure Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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reviewed Stolen on
Helpful Score: 3
Not badly written, actually, for a bodice-ripper. You have to get used to some of the writing being in Scottish dialect, but you will, and by that point you've been sucked in.

London, eighteenth century - Rose is kidnapped by a Scottish Lord/warrior who is bent on revenge and mistakes her for his enemy's mistress. She is forced to marry him on a boat to Canada. He still swears to kill her to exact his revenge as she tries to convince him that she is not the woman he is looking for. He falls deathly ill on the Atlantic passage and Rose is forced to nurse him back to health. Think 'Far and Away' plus 'Braveheart', with a lot more R rated scenes.
reviewed Stolen on
Helpful Score: 3
The heartsick hero, crazed with grief, he tries to murder the mistress of the man responsible for the ravage of his family and clan. Things go wrong when he accidentally ends up kidnapping the wrong woman. And she, the heroine, goes along thinking, it would be the safest thing to do, to pretend she really was the mistress. Along the way, the hero forces the heroine to marry him so they can stay in the same room, not knowing he's got the wrong woman and thinking he's gonna kill her anyways!.... Just as soon as he gets up the nerves to, that is!

In the mean time, the heroine falls in love with the hero, who is still emotionally torn and confused. They ends up in the new land, where the hero, who is still very confused, is trying to go his separate way from the heroine, but the heroine loves him so much that she wouldn't let him go.

And my thoughts, the book wasn't bad at all, if you find plot lines like this interesting. Funny, witty, some laugh out loud moments, with very steamy sensual scenes. I personally gave it 3 stars because I don't like clingy heroines in a romance novel. However, if heroines who will fight to the bitter end for the hero appeals to you, then I am sure this book would rate 4 stars.