December 18th, 2017
Home | Log in! or Register

On Top Shelf
Jennifer EstepJennifer Estep
Fresh Fiction
Fresh Pick
Todays_Pick
WAGGING THROUGH THE SNOW

Holiday Giveaways

Reviewer Application

Readers & 'ritas


December brings fabulous reads!

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


slideshow image
The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


slideshow image
The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


slideshow image
This holiday season, love is on the menu.


slideshow image
A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


slideshow image
There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...


Bound By Honor

Bound By Honor, May 2009
by Colette Gale

Signet Eclipse
352 pages
ISBN: 0451226836
EAN: 9780451226839
Trade Size
Add to Wish List


Purchase



"Who knew the Sheriff of Nottingham could be so sexy?"

Fresh Fiction Review

Bound By Honor
Colette Gale

Reviewed by Angela B.
Posted April 18, 2010

Erotica Historical | Romance Erotica Sensual

Maid Marian, widowed lady of the house of Morlaix, enters the court of Prince John as a spy for his mother the Queen. Once there her beauty draws the attention of three men: the prince, Sir William of Wendeval (The Sheriff of Nottingham), and Robin "Hood" of Locksley: But the most dangerous of the three is the prince who wishes to sexually posses all of the women in his keep and takes perverse pleasure in abusing his bedmates. In an attempt to protect Marian from suffering the same fate as the other women, William goes to great lengths to keep her away from the lecherous prince while walking a thin line in maintaining obedience to him. Marian, aware of what is going on, detests the prince but is bound by her honor to the Queen and cannot leave the keep until she has the information she came for. However, in order to remain there and keep her mission a secret, Marion realizes that she must engage in the debauchery of the prince's Court of Pleasure. Though William wishes to ensure that only he "defiles" Marion and as time passes she falls in love with him.

This erotic retelling of the legend of Robin Hood from Maid Marion's point of view is a fun enjoyable read. Unlike the traditional tale a role reversal between the Sheriff of Nottingham and Robin Hood makes them adversaries on opposite sides of the law and competitors for Marian's affection. There's lots of intrigue and action, that readers should find familiar but unlike the traditional tale there's lots of sex and it's a scorcher. This is not a traditional romance erotic retelling of a classic historical is a good read.

Learn more about Bound By Honor

SUMMARY

From the acclaimed author of Master comes the tale of a woman of legend, caught in a dark forest of intrigue, desire, and lust.

Maid Marian, now Lady of Leaford, is sent to the court of Prince John—not to take part in the debauchery of his Court of Pleasure, but to spy on him for his mother. Little does she know that her secret mission will thrust her into a whirlwind of intrigue, terror, and carnal temptations.

At court, Marian is torn between her duty to the queen and her desire for two men: one, the mysterious highwayman the peasants call Robin Hood, and the other, the dark, cold Sheriff of Nottingham. Given an impossible choice, she must submit to the carnality of Prince John’s court in order to fulfill her duty and maintain her honor. But in the end, there is only one man for whom she will risk her life and give her heart.


What do you think about this review?

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

 

 

 

 

Fresh Fiction contests

© 2003-2017 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Google+ Google+