In the second installment to this three part story, James
picks up where Part One finishes. Therefore, I cannot
stress enough the importance to reading this serial in
With Colin off at war, Lady Grace is finally moving on in
her life. Her friendly correspondence with Colin through
letters has waned and now Grace is set to be married to
another. In this installment, Colin spends most of it in a
drug induced stupor, dreaming of being back home and in the
arms of Grace. This is the first time that readers get
Colin's feelings for Grace and though I was thankful that
Colin finally displays some feelings for her, it also
seemed terribly crass with the way it was presented. All
lines of decorum are thrown out the window and Colin simply
takes what he wants. Though passionate and intense, I
wished for more emotion from Colin other than his
broodiness. I wished for some more wooing and romance on
Colin's part. I wanted to see Colin proving himself that he
On the other hand, Lady Grace is a woman that follows her
heart. While I can admire that, sometimes I wish she were a
little more practical. In my eyes, Colin seemed unworthy of
her attentions for all these years and I wanted him to do
something that would impress her. I wanted Colin to try.
Endless with its dramatics and heartbreak, WITH THIS KISS
will definitely tug on reader's heartstrings.
Lady Grace Ryburn has accepted another man's proposal after
the love of her life, Lieutenant Colin Barry, asked for her
own sister's hand in marriage.
But when Colin returns home from the wars, injured in body
and spirit, will she be able to turn her back and marry
another? Or will she throw away every rule her mother
taught her and try to seduce a man who has shown no
interest in her kisses?