Jude Deveraux is an American author who is well known for her historical romances. The Black Lyon () [Ranulf de Warbrooke & Lyonene Tompkins, ]; The Maiden () [Prince Rowan & Princess Jura, ]; The Velvet Promise. The Black Lyon [Jude Deveraux] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Classic Love Story of a Fearless Lordand the Woman Who Tamed. Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the bold English conqueror was called “the Black Lyon” for his lion like ferocity. He had no match among enemies, .

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The cruel woman made sure that her little girl died of the fever along with her. She is a baron’s daughter, even though she has been protected and sheltered by her family she is happy, daring and fearless AND she makes the Lyon laugh. Black,yon book was written like it may have been one of the author’s first books.

Hero in the Highlands.

A Note From Jude Deveraux About THE BLACK LYON – Avon Romance

I forgot how much angst is in this story. I savored every moment reading it and cannot wait to read more in this series. Then the Lyon leaves for 3 weeks and thinks too much which causes too much trouble. Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the bold English conqueror was called Lyon for his-lion like fierceness.

As it is, the thing I remember most is that the Black Lyon is not shy about abusing the heroine.

I probably shouldn’t call him a hero either devreaux was more a villain, or at least had a multiple personality disorder. And because it is a book not real life what she did in my mind is good enough. November 29, Imprint: InJude married and took her husband’s surname of Severaux, but four years later they divorced.

She fights him every step of the way, never backing down even though she fears him. When the acclaimed warrior Lion stops at Lyonene’s house, who is a baron’s daughter- sparks instantly fly. Published January 30th by Avon Books first published January 1st And heroines labour blafklyon. Through a whirlwind romance and stormy marriage, she endured every peril to be by his side This story no less.


Beautiful beauty tames the beast story. As it is, the thing I remember most is that the Black Lyon is not shy dveraux abusin I’d been meaning to read this series for-evah, as Jude Deveraux tops a lot of lists for Historical Romance favorites.

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The only thing that bothered me was, at times, the plot. Jude’s early books are set largely in 15th- and 16th-century England; in them her fierce, impassioned protagonists find themselves in the midst of blood feuds and wars. I deceraux that I might have liked it because it seemed like a nice medieval romance. This is what Jude Deveraux once did best.

Jun 21, Jaymie rated it it was ok Shelves: Once Upon A Bride.

Very few times you come across books that leave a lasting impact. Now only the fierce Black Lyon cansave her—for he alone has thecourage to destroy the ruthlessplot threatening to shatterthe bond of love theLyon and his ladyvowed would neverbe broken. Yes, Lyonnene is foolish and gullible, but she is only seventeen and has no experience in court, where all the high society of the day took place, so it’s understandable.

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A Note From Jude Deveraux About THE BLACK LYON

He had no match among enemies,or women. We went on book shopping expeditions, we all joined the Doubleday book club remember that? I hope the rest are just as good! Do you not know the Black Lion eats three girls such as you each day devfraux dinner? Years later when I purged my book collection hers were the only ones I kept in toto.


The Black Lyon • Jude Deveraux

The characters themselves are annoying too. He meets a baron’s daughter named Lyonnene, with her green eyes and tawny hair, and they instantly fall in love and are married within a month.

We appreciate your feedback. So much jealousy, so many misunderstandings, such weak-minded characters This Earl is on Fire.

The Black Lyon

I think that this use of a naive heroine goes sort of hand in hand with the age in which this was written, so I did expect it to a certain extent, but I’ve also read it much better done.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! This wasn’t one of them. I love jde Lyonene’s mother plots deveruax bring them together as she recognizes the strong character and honor of the Black Lyon blacklyyon behind his gruff exterior as the perfect match for her wild and free daughter.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. And it is the wives from their second marriages who, with loving patience and sacrifice, gradually open their hearts and teach them to trust and love again. Refresh and try again.

The heroine Lyonene was too weak for my tastes. But our heroine believe her deceptive word and fall her plan to abducted by one of Ranulf’s men.