Uncertain Magic/giveaway

Uncertain Magic – ***Giveaway**

Laura Kinsale

A man damned by suspicion and innuendo Dreadful rumors swirl around the impoverished Irish lord known as “The Devil Earl.” But Faelan Savigar hides a dark secret, for even he doesn’t know what dreadful deeds he may be capable of… A woman cursed by the gift of ” sight” Roderica Delamore fears no man will ever want a wife who can read his every thought and emotion, until she encounters Faelan. As the two find their way to each other against all odds, Roddy becomes determined to save Faelen from his terrifying and mysterious ailment. But will their love end up saving him…or destroying her? A breathtaking historical romance filled with poignancy, darkness, love, and an unexpected twist of Gaelic magic…

This book was the first book by Laura Kinsale that I have ever read and it was different from anything that I have read before and I have read a lot of different types of books. I have read paranormal historical, and historicals, and this was one fell somewhere in the middle of these two.

At first I wasn’t sure what to make of these two, they seem like the perfect match. However the thing that bugged me a lot was that fact that they both let outside forces dictate how they were going to be with each other.

Just when I thought that they had resolved their issues here came another one, after a while it got very repetative.

I did like the characters and thought they were a perfect match and great compliment to each other despite the age gap that did bug me a little at first however I soon got past that. I think that main reason for that is that in most of the historicals that I have read in the last few years there wasn’t that big of an age gap.

Over all this is a good book. Is it one that I will keep on my bookshelf probably not. Is it one that I will recommend to others, yes. In fact I am giving away my copy of this book to one lucky person that answers the following question, what book has surprised you the most whether it was in a good way or a bad way?

Winner will be announced on Thursday

I give this book a 3.75 out of 5



  1. Johanna

    Elizabeth Hoyt's book the Tiger Prince surprised me. I did not hold out much hope for it but it turned out to be the best book I read all year. I had been reading alot of historical romance and they all were just starting to feel the same. This one stood out. I highly recommend it.

  2. Scorpio M.

    @Johanna – did you mean The Leopard Prince? I loved that one! It is my favorite Hoyt historical to date.

    Kinsale's books are very meaty, I struggle with them a bit. Ironically, her least successful one, The Dream Hunter, is my favorite.

    I just read my first Megan Hart book, Pleasure and Purpose. I didn't know what to expect because I've been a mainstream romance reader all my life but this set of historical-fantasy novellas really touched me.

    No need to count me in for the giveaway. I have all of Kinsale's books. =)

  3. Heather

    Johanna I really enjoyed that series. It was a surprise for me as well.

    Scorpio M glad to know that I am not the only one that struggles with her.


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