☂ Beguile Me Not Author Odelia Floris – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

Beguile Me Not He Came She Saw He Conquered.It Happened One Hot, Moonlit Midsummer Night At A Ball In Auckland, New Zealand, 1884 Miss Anna Brown Walked Out Onto The Terrace And Into Arrestingly Beautiful Russian Artist Sasha Ivanovsky He Is Unconventional, Unfettered, Adventurous, Dangerously Bohemian Everything She Is Not, Everything She Fears But She Is Bewitched His Eyes Dark, Mysterious, Smoulderingly Passionate Burn Into Her Mind, Into Her Heart, Into Her Very Soul Unthinkingly, She Dances The Night Away With Him When Dawn Breaks, It Brings With It The Cold Light Of Reality Ivanovsky Is Not Wealthy, Not Well Bred, Not Respectable, Not Suitable, Not Safe Anna S Carefree Exhibition On The Dance Floor Has Set The Tongues Of Society Wagging, And She Cannot Bear It With One Glance From His Dark Eyes, He Stole Her Heart Away On That Fateful Midsummer Night But She Is Desperately Determined That He Will Not Steal Away Her Body And Soul Too A Resistance Must Be Mounted Her Rebel Heart Must Be Subdued, And All Thoughts Of Doomed, Dangerous Loves Locked Away But Is Forgetting Such A Man, Such A Love, Impossible The Flame Of Love He Ignited In Her Heart Will Not Extinguish Drop By Drop She Can Feel Herself Melting Away Soon There Might Be Nothing Left Of Her But The Sea Has A Gift For Anna Something Dangerous Something Forbidden Something That Threatens To Wreck Her Content A Sweet Romance With No Strong Language Or Graphic Sexual Content.


10 thoughts on “Beguile Me Not

  1. says:

    Romance in your heart and a degree of interest in how women have changed their world over the past several generations this wonderful way of being and intriguing social development are the centrepiece this story is woven around It is woven expertly We experience late 19th century New Zealand through magical imagery the use of metaphor is amazing This book is crafted intelligently and beautifully.It is also real and true to life, not overdramatized The struggle our heroine faces is within Romance in your heart and a degree of interest in how women have changed their world over the past several generations this wonderful way of being and intriguing social development are the centrepiece this story is woven around It is woven expertly We experience late 19th century New Zealand through magical imagery the use of metaphor is amazing This book is crafted intelligently and beautifully.It is also real and true to life, not overdramatized The struggle ou...


  2. says:

    Set in the 1880s, Beguile me not is a story about 27 year old Anna Brown who comes from a wealthy and respected family in Auckland, New Zealand At a ball she meets Alexander Ivanovsky, a struggling artist who confesses his love for her Anna is engaged to Reverend Norris Sleighman, an arranged match she is not particularly happy about because she does not love the man Then Ivanovsky has a sailing accident and re enters her life, and their love begins to blossom Odelia Floris is a talented wri Set in the 1880s, Beguile me not is a story about 27 year old Anna Brown who comes from a wealthy and respected family in Auckland, New Zealand At a ball she meets Alexander Ivanovsky, a struggling artist who confesses his love for her Anna is engaged to Reverend Norris Sleighman, an arranged match she is not particu...


  3. says:

    I have to admit that when I first started this read I thought, Oh noI m not going to like Anna the main character She appeared to be a spoiled, stuck up snob, and I feared it would take a miracle to endear her to me Wellit happened I soon began rooting for Anna liking her, even and before I knew it I loved her and the miracle that allowed my change of heart was this author s incredible writing I am in awe I think Anna written by any other hand would have easily remained I have to admit that when I first started this read I thought, Oh noI m not going to like Anna the main character She appeared to be a spoiled, stuck up snob, and I feared it would take a miracle to endear her to me Wellit happened I soon began rooting for Anna liking her, even and before I knew it I loved her and the miracle that allowed my change of heart was...


  4. says:

    I found this to be a wonderful story set in the late 1800s of New Zealand The main character, Anna, struggles throughout the story to decide if she will follow the traditions and obligations set in stone for women during those years or follow her ...


  5. says:

    STORY LINE, BEGUILE ME NOT Author Odelia Floris has penned an emotional roller coaster ride in Beguile Me Not Set in 1884 Auckland, New Zealand, Ms Floris takes you into the wealthy ballrooms and lives of society Anna Brown, older than the usual husband hunting miss, finds herself oncein the crowded ballrooms However, what she finds on this night will change her perceptions forever Fate has stepped in and placed Russian artist Sasha Ivanovsky in her path.However, Anna knows Sasha is n STORY LINE, BEGUILE ME NOT Author Odelia Floris has penned an emotional roller coaster ride in Beguile Me Not Set in 1884 Auckland, New Zealand, Ms Floris takes you into the wealthy ballrooms and lives of society Anna Brown, older than the usual husband hunting miss, finds herself oncein the crowded ballrooms However, what she finds on this night will change her perceptions forever Fate has stepped in and placed Russian artist Sasha Ivanovsky in her path.However, Anna knows Sasha is not proper soci...


  6. says:

    The hero of this book, Sasha Ivanovsky, is a romantic, sweet, extremely patient artist who falls in love with a woman who desperately needs him, even though she doesn t know it I enjoyed Mr Ivanovsky At every turn he was a gentleman yet full of passion You feel as though the main character, Anna, is totally undeserving of him He is too good for her even though she is the one higher in society Anna is not a lovable character yet...


  7. says:

    I had to think a while to adequately describe this book It s a historical romance, but it s so very different I can honestly say I ve never read anything like it It s language skirts a modern feel at times, probably by design The characters are very, very real.Gotta say a word about one aspect of her characterizations Drug use among women in the era was commonplace Almost expected This book takes a stark reality and exposes it for these women trapped in horrible marriages, unable to DO an I had to think a while to adequately describe this book It s a historical romance, but it s so very different I can honestly say I ve never read anything like it It s language skirts a modern feel at times, probably by design The characters are very, very real.Gotta...


  8. says:

    Beguile Me Not is a great book that I enjoyed from the first page to the last Its story is very captivating and has a great atmosphere about it I found the story to be very endearing as well as the author s writing style I enjoyed the little things about the book, suc...


  9. says:

    Beguile Me Not by Odelia Flores is the story of a 19th century woman who is torn between her duty to society and her desire for personal happiness She meets the man of her dreams early on in the story, but he is deemed to be socially unacceptable After she commits a social gaff with this same man, she is sent off to live with her sister in a remote part of the country and betrothed to another for whom she has no love.This is a romance novel so the end is a predetermined part of the plot What Beguile Me Not by Odelia Flores is the story of a 19th century woman who is torn between her duty to society and her desire for personal happiness She meets the man of her dreams early on in the story, but he is deemed to be socially unacceptable After she commits a social gaff with this same man, she is sent ...


  10. says:

    I was pleasantly surprised by this book.First and foremost, I was very impressed with the writing style It was eloquent with a sense of wonder, and suited the story well The imagery in the book really painted a picture in my head and reminded me of my favorite book with the metaphors and symbolism While I ve never been to New Zealand, I could see it vividly which in this genre made all the difference.I also will admit that I have a thing for Russian accents I have listened to Russian music s I was pleasantly surprised by this book.First and foremost, I was very impressed with the writing style It was eloquent with a sense of wonder, and suited the story well The imagery in the book really painted a picture in my head and reminded me of my favorite book with the metaphors and symbolism While I ve never been to New Zealand, I could see it vividly which in this genre made all the difference.I also will admit that I have a thing for Russian accents I have list...