October 17, 2010

REVIEW: THE OTHER COUNTESS by Eve Edwards

Intrigue, Romance, Drama, Forbidden Love and a delicious plot fill the pages of this sensational novel set in Tudor England.

Alchemist's Daughter, Lady Eleanor "Ellie " Rodriguez of San Jaime spends her life reluctantly accompanying her naive father around the countryside as he strives to make gold.
When Ellie finds herself at the Queen's court with her father, she has no idea what the future holds. 
Her witty vocabulary and spirited personality capture the Queen's court. Ellie finds her self drawn to one and the conquest of another. 
William Lacey, the new Earl of Dorset is in financial ruin and he is destined to marry another.
Will and Ellie find themselves drawn together, but they can never be...


 I immensley enjoyed this novel by Eve Edwards.
You would imagine a historical novel set in 1582 to be dull and lifeless, but The Other Countess is anything but that.
Bursting at the seams with characters that leap off the page, settings that amplify the novel to the max and stunning writing, The Other Countess will leave you breathless and wanting more.

I recommend this book for Women aged 13+. When I say this, in my opinion, even an adult would enjoy this book.

This book encapsulates vivid characters, detailed descriptions and manages to intertwine certain truthful historical events in one addictive, delightful debut novel that should be on anyone's must-read list.

One of my favourite books ever, The Other Countess is not to be missed.

Look out for another book in the Tudor Romance series, The Queen's Lady Out Early 2011.

READ AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR EVE EDWARDS (FROM PERNGUIN'S BTL) HERE


READ ANOTHER GREAT REVIEW (FROM AMAZON) HERE

4 comments:

Anna said...

Pretty Dress! :)

Anonymous said...

This looks a great read, love the photos , Shelley.

Knit Witch said...

Upon your recommendation I've just read The Hunger Games and LOVED it. It is such a good read I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished. I HAVE to read the next one now. Thank you!
I love the tea cup, flower photo. I can just see you wearing the flower in your hair as you sit in the garden reading!

Anonymous said...

It was a great read- thanks for the loan. The photo is gorgeous as are you! Jo

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