Review: Silent Surrender by Abigail Barnette

October 3, 2013 Review 1

Review: Silent Surrender by Abigail Barnette

Plymouth, England, 1841 Five days and nights of wicked pleasures and fulfilled fantasies, almost within Honoria's grasp. All she needs now is the man she has chosen. Deaf from an illness in her infancy, Honoria knows that her life as a dormitory minder in a deaf school will be dull and lacking the opportunity to experience the kind of passion she has read about. With five days left until her ship sails from Plymouth to Calais, she has selected Esau Coal, a common dock worker, to be the man to introduce her to all the sensual delights she fears she'll never have another chance to know. With the help of her tutor Jude, the man who has been her teacher, translator, friend and link to the hearing world, she arranges for Esau to spend five days and nights with her. But five nights will not be enough-and neither will Esau, when Jude is also there to tempt her

Title: Silent Surrender
Author: Abigail Barnette
Published by Ellora's Cave
Source: Publisher
Published: January 4th 2013
Genres: Erotic Contemporary Romance
Pages: 92
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Stars: four-half-stars

Honoria is deaf. And in 1841 that is synonym for being dumb and unable to care for yourself. So when her parents pass away she is forced to pack up her belongings and move to a dormitory in France. But before she goes she is determined to have 5 nights of freedom. Five nights to prove to herself that she is more then everyone else things she is. She turns to her old tutor and closest friend Jude for help. Together they find the perfect partner for her. Enter Esau. Big, strong, manly dock worker. He is almost as shocked by Honoria’s proposal as he is by her disability. But together they work through the difficulties and embark on a road in which they fall in love.

But what about her relationship with Jude? Will his jealously prove to be too much or will they manage a relationship between the three of them.

I seriously loved this book. It was sweet and thoughtful. Different to anything I have read before. Abigail Barnette is a masterful story teller with a talent for passion. I found it hard to put down from beginning to end. It was filled with little twists that kept the story exciting and had such a sweet ending that I never saw coming.

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