Review: Silk & Scholar by Cassandra Dean

The much anticipated next installment of
the Silk series is finally here!
Will a firebrand and her antagonist
discover passion of a different kind?

REVIEW

SILK & SCHOLAR is an enjoyable historical romance, of “enemies” becoming lovers. While it is a short novella and the steamiest is a kiss between the main characters, Cassandra Dean’s characters are charming and develops the sweetest romance. Perhaps the “exchange” of correspondences at the beginning of the story sets the tone of their relationship, and you can see that these two characters, while they love to needle the other into a passionate frenzy, they also find their exchanges exhilarating, something that heats up their blood and slowly, they find that perhaps underneath, they are feeling something else for the other all along.

 

Needless to say, I thoroughly enjoy this latest offering by Cassandra Dean in the Silk Series. The grand gesture by Christopher was moving, and I love that while Etta was finding a hard time opening up/articulating her feelings, he didn’t let her flounder, but instead he took up the conversational ball to further convince her of his feelings for her, absolutely leaving her in no doubt as to what they are.

 

If you have loved the previous book, Silk & Scars, as I did, you’ll be tickled to see cameo appearances by Gwen and Edward. I’m looking forward to the next (and last?) book in the series.

Rating: 4 stars

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SILK & SCHOLAR
Cassandra Dean
Series: The Silk Series, Book 4
Genre: Historical Romance, Sweet Romance, Victorian Romance
Publisher: Decadent Publishing
Publication Date: March 7, 2017
Most ladies dream of finding a husband, but Etta Wilding-Marsh dreams of the law. Establishing a law school for women is the determined firebrandÕs dearest ambition and she has no time for distraction and certainly no time for the wickedly handsome antagonist from her youth.
After years of annoying her from afar, Lord Christopher Hiddleston leaps at the chance to return to Cambridge and the fiery girl he has never forgotten. Now a successful Gothic novelist, Christopher will use his notoriety to support the school…and drive Etta wild.
A chance meeting leads to another, and then the firebrand and the antagonist find a passion of a different sort. But can a woman who dreams too much and a man who never does truly find a happily ever after?

Other Books by the Author

Check out the other books in the Silk series by Cassandra Dean.
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Silk & Scandal
Series The Silk Series, Book 1
Eight years ago Thomas Cartwright and Lady Nicola Fitzgibbons were friends, but when her diplomat father departs London, Nicola must follow. Bored, she falls into scandal and Thomas, studying to become a barrister, is forced to sever their ties.
Now Lady Nicola is back and she wonÕt let him ignore her.
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Silk & Scorn
Series The Silk Series, Book 2
No matter how much their mothers wished them wed, Sarah Wetherall loathed Arthur Davenport. Circumstance, however, conspires against her and perhaps she does need his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become or her reaction to him.
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Silk & Scars
Series The Silk Series, Book 3
For over a year, Miss Gwendolyn Parkes and the Duke of Sowrith have corresponded. At first an error, the letters quickly became something much more, a friendship forged on like minds and perhaps the hope of something more.

Praise for the Silk Series

An absolutely fabulous novella from their first letter until their last.
– Lady Rhyleigh, ARe Cafe on Silk & Scandal
It takes a special kind of talent to craft a compelling short story-it takes very unique talent indeed to create characters as engaging and sympathetic as those found in Cassandra Dean’s stories…
– Bridget, The Romance Reviews on Silk & Scorn

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About Cassandra Dean

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Cassandra Dean is the author of historical romance ranging from sweet to steamy, playing about in the eras, roaming from Ancient Rome to Victorian to the Old West and beyond. Her books take readers on an emotional rollercoaster, from the lowest of lows to the joyous of highs. And, of course, her characters fall into the forever kind of love.
Cassandra is proud to call South Australia her home, where she regularly cheers on her AFL football team and creates her next tale.
Visit CassandraÕs website at http://cassandradean.com
Join CassandraÕs mailing list at http://eepurl.com/kzesP
Follow Cassandra on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AuthorCassandraDean and on Twitter @authorCassDean
Contact Cassandra at cassandra@cassandradean.com.
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Schedule

Get sneak peaks, excerpts, fun facts and other never-before-published info and tidbits on Silk & Scholar from April 17 – 29, 2017
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