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Book Reviews of Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid

Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid
Midsummer Night's Madness A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid
Author: Jill Barnett, Elaine Coffman, Alexis Harrington, Sonia Simone
ISBN-13: 9780312955076
ISBN-10: 0312955073
Publication Date: 7/1995
Pages: 362
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: St Martin's
Book Type: Paperback
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Farscapegirl avatar reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 180 more book reviews
Loved all 4 stories in this anthology, but especially Jill Barnett's tale. Some contain some kind of twist that makes each story a fun and quick read.
reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 7 more book reviews
A book of 4 short romance stories. All the stories were very good.
boydbear avatar reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 112 more book reviews
Get swept away on the wings of magic, passion, and unexpected love in 4 historical stories.
reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 5 more book reviews
From the back cover:
A Knight in Tarnished Armor by Jill Barnett - Fleeing a marriage of convenience to England's most fearsome knight, the highborn Lady Linnet meets a hadsome stranger...unaware that her newfound protector is also her betrothed, with only one week to woo her and win his lasy fair.

A Ribbon of Moonlight by Elaine Coffman - Quinn Westcott, Marquess of Waverly, is duty-bound to provide a home for his young ward until she is wed. But his future changes dramatically when he meets a mysterious maiden on a night ashimmer with moonlight, mischief and unexpected love.

Enchanted by Alexis Harrington - Oregon's Leah Whitman has her future mapped out: running her store and marrying her minister fiance. Austin Ryder, her rugged new neighbor, isn't part of the equation...until Leah finds an unusual amulet one magical night when the moon is full.

The Golden Mermaid by Sonia Simone - In the spirit of Midsummer's Eve, unconventional Nell Jolley calls up the ghost of a notorious pirate. But the man who appears is no centuries-old buccaneer ~ and soon Nell is swept away on a voyage to buried treasure and heart-stealing love.
jjares avatar reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 3255 more book reviews
Two of these authors are favorites while two are unknowns. These stories take place all across timeframes. At the end, I will list my ratings, from favorite to least.

A KNIGHT IN TARNISHED ARMOR - (Jill Barnett) --
Fleeing a marriage she does not want; Lady Linnet hires a knight to take her to her Aunt Bess so that she can become a nun at Aunt Bess' abbey. Baron Warbrooke has only one week to convince Lady Linnet to marry him. This is one of my least-favorite historical periods (Middle Ages), yet this was a rousing, great tale.

A RIBBON OF MOONLIGHT - (Elaine Coffman) --
Caroline Flowers' guardian has died. His estate has been inherited by Quinn Westcott, Marquess of Waverly. He thinks his new ward is a small child and he arrives with a governess and a carriage of toys. Instead, Caroline is a young woman. He offers to provide her a season in London and a great marriage. She refuses because she likes village life and isn't interested in marrying. Coffman is one of my favorite authors and this does not disappoint.

ENCHANTED - (Alexis Harrington) --
Engaged to be married to the local minister, Leah Whitman is ready to take on her new life in only six weeks. However, she is given an amulet that turns her future upside down. Harrington is another favorite author and this is a great way to spend time.

THE GOLDEN MERMAID - (Sonia Simone) --
Dr. Sebastian Kane gets the notes from famed explorer Dr. Jolley and heads off to find the golden mermaid. Jolley's daughter stows away on his ship. I really did not like this unrealistic story.

Overall ratings (from fave to least): Coffman, Barnett, Harrington, Simone
reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 15 more book reviews
Fun anthology! Only damage to this book is a marker "mark" on the front cover. Otherwise in great shape. Four stories. Easy read!
Christianswapper avatar reviewed Midsummer Night's Madness: A Knight in Tarnished Armor / Enchanted / A Ribbon of Moonlight / The Golden Mermaid on + 21 more book reviews
historical romantic mystery anthology