Books by Karyn Monk

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My Favorite Thief

Although I've enjoyed the characters Karyn Monk created for this series, the execution of their stories falls a little flat. I looked forward to this story, as the heroine, Charlotte, is one of the most interesting of the recurring characters. But one of my least favorite plot devices (a blackmail p ...

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The Wedding Escape

Themes in romance novels are like clothing - they are very trendy. For the past few months every European historical I've read involves an American heiress who is either rich, spoiled, or both. Fortunately for me the heroine in this book managed to redeem herself very well. It was the hero who ultim ...

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The Prisoner

Until I read The Prisoner, I had read only one book by Karyn Monk -The Rebel and the Redcoat, which is a huge favorite. So I started this one with high expectations. But although I found the premise interesting, this book just didn't work for me. Try as I might, I just couldn't get into it. ...

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The Rose and The Warrior

Over Christmas vacation I had the delightful experience of finding a book that I will always keep and remember. It was Karyn Monk's Surrender to a Stranger, a wonderful book set in England and Paris during the revolution. Imagine my delight when I discovered that this author had a new book coming ou ...

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Surrender To A Stranger

The French Revolution was, arguably, one of the most frightening national tragedies in history. Its excesses and corruption shocked contemporary observers around the world, including those who initially applauded the spirit of the Revolution. Surrender to a Stranger is the riveting story of a man wh ...