Where are all the real men? she wondered For Lady Diana Davenport, they existed only in her books and dreams. There she could lose herself, becoming. For Lady Diana Davenport, they existed only in her books and dreams. That is, until she tried on an authentic Roman helmet in an antiques store and was catapulted back in time, landing in Marcus Magnus's arms. She was lost in Aquae Sulis, the city she knew as Bath, prisoner of a. For Lady Diana Davenport, they existed only in her books and dreams. I read this book for the Unapologetic Romance Readers' New Years Reading Challenge. Virginia Henley has it in spades with time travel stories.
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She's taken to the Circus Maximus, and turned into a human torch while having lions sicced on her, and her suffering ends when Marcus stabs her to put her out of her misery. Act III takes place after Diana's "death".
Being stabbed has put her back in the present, where she learns that she's been missing for months. Her relatives have declared her dead and taken her money and are none too pleased to have her return.
Diana ends up under the care of Mark, who is Marcus's descendant, and who she now loves thanks to her stint in Rome. They start having the sexings.
Diana spurns Peter. The guardians get a doctor to commit Diana to an asylum on the pretext that she is delusional because she believes she really did go to Rome. It turns out that Mark has "past memories" of his life as Marcus now for some reason????
He rescues Diana from the asylum and together, they blackmail the evil relatives into giving them permission to marry. Peter tries to kill Diana and Mark and ends up getting thrown from the roof. Everyone lives happily ever after. The end.
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So clearly, instead of smuggling, Adam and Tony were busy doing the what-what. The French constable takes this in stride, and, as it turns out, Adam has been shot in the shoulder.
He sends Tony to go inspect one of them, which works out great for Tony because Bernard tried to kill her again.
Anyway, again, better for Tony to get out of town. Actually, he calls her a devious bitch, and has absolutely no understanding of the position Antonia and her grandmother would have found themselves in if Bernard inherited. Okay, that was kind of awesome. As Anthony I could go where I pleased, say whatever I wished. Choose my friends. Make a wager. Eat or drink whatever I fancied.
I could be sober as a judge or drink myself into oblivian.
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I could quote Shakespeare or get a laugh with a crude limerick. I could shoot grouse or shoot out the chamdaliers at Carlton House.
In otherwords, as Anthony I was free. Free to choose! As Antonia I must be prim, proper and polite. I must be a lady.
To be a lady is to be a prisoner. Never, ever free to choose!
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It was attached to the Prince of Wales. That would have gotten everyone off your back for like, a year.
Anyway, Adam spends a number of page reliving all the stuff he did with Tony, and then has the epiphany that Ann and Antonia were the same people. So they screw all over the castle in Ireland and the ship back to England and in the giant house. At the same time, Adam lures Bernard on to a ship on the way to India, and gives the captain instructions to dump Bernard in Madagascar. Which, you know, props for that. Of course then they get a letter from Anthony, of all people, who is, in fact, in Ceylon, with their mother.
Diana relit the candle, finished the chapter, then sighed with longing. She would have preferred living in any other period of history to Georgian times.
In this day and age all the men were fops, sporting ridiculous powdered wigs, fans, and lip rouge. Now the dandies emulated Prince George, or Prinny as he was nicknamed. What the hell sort of a name was Prinny?
As Diana leaned over to blow out the candle, she caught a glimpse of herself in the cheval glass. She was fair as an English rose ready to bloom. Her pale gold hair fell to her hips in silken curls, her violet eyes were brilliant with expectancy, her body was graceful with long legs and high, thrusting breasts, yet all she saw when she looked in the mirror was the voluminous nightgown she wore. Diana pulled a face, not because the nightdress was hideous, but because it was such a respectable Lord above, how she had begun to loathe anything and everything respectable!
Two years ago when Sir Thomas Davenport died, he left his daughter, Diana, his fortune, his magnificent library, and his house in Grosvenor Square. At fifteen Diana had been a biddable child who never had her nose out of a book.
Diana sighed, blew out the candle, and curled under her blankets, hoping that sleep would bring her dreams of the more lustful days of King George. Her frilled night rail was tied beneath her third chin while her starched nightcap sat just above her eyebrows. Which was just as well, thought Richard, repressing a shudder at the thought of her ever exposing her opulent flesh all at once.
All this reading cannot be good for a young girl. Heaven only knows what could be in some of those tomes. Reading could give her unsavory … notions.
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His mind came back to the topic being discussed. I agree the books are a bad influence. Richard knew that Diana had been well educated in the classics and tutored by her father in French, Italian, and Latin. Books will not help her catch the right sort of husband. If rumors get about that she is a bluestocking, she will sit on the shelf forever.
I shall impress upon her again that she must hide her intelligence at all costs. Life was so bloody unfair.Her eyes sparkled mischievously as she watched her aunt struggle for composure.
It said that about book.
If you don't have spare time to accomplish others business, it is gives you the sense of being bored faster. When both men headed for the faro table, Richard held out his hand. In this day and age all the men were fops, sporting ridiculous powdered wigs, fans, and lip rouge. Richard knew that Diana had been well educated in the classics and tutored by her father in French, Italian, and Latin. I have to entertain a client tonight.