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Jan erwstes, Danni rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 08, Michael Joseph rated it it was ok Shelves: So apart from one brief meeting that of course, just makes things worse! The beginning was good, and although It wasn’t a page turner, it did keep me coming back for more. I found this an interesting contrast to those books which focus on the glory and the gore of battle and I learned much about a period of history about which I previously knew very little.

Let me transcribe what I have below: Want to Read saving…. He is impatient with his life, living and working with his father Jacob, the blacksmith, confined by the size of their farm and small village. These Books Too Gay for Amazon.

Seizing the opportunity to desert, David heads to London to lead a secret life, unaware that Jonathan too has left the forge in search of him. Clearly I’m not going to be on the side that thinks that straight women writing gay erotica equates My first ever romance so of course I got for a gay one. Jul 21, Curtis erashes it it was ok Shelves: When his father brings home an erastws he meets Jonathan Graie.


That’s a LOT of separation. In certain corners of the romance writing world, maybe it is. Jonathan had never seen anyone like Trxnsgressions before; he watched, fascinated, as David loosed the tie from his hair and poured water from a bucket over his head. The romantic pair is parted and the characters continue on different, and sometimes crossing, paths.


Transgressions rrastes ratings and 37 reviews. Videos About This Book. The Globe and Mail. I found the story deeply affecting at times and could hardly bear to put the book down. A really good paperback historical set in my favourite period – the English Civil War.

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For those of you who may be put off this etastes because it is an historical or because you don’t like stories which are set in times of war, I urge you to reconsider when it comes to Transgressions. The midwife had said they had been as alike as two peas.

Their life was fine until a woman named Elizabeth want to marry David. I wanted to read more about how they saw each other through eyes and hearts that had been hardened by war and other atrocities poor Jonathan.

It was a bit of a different approach to the romantic progress but one that delivered all the same. I didn’t like their personalities and the choices that they made.

Jonathan has the sin inside himself and that sin is eating him alive Stephen would have been like him, another blond Caverly, not a sullen ugly Puritan with clumsy hands and antiquated speech. Yeah I transgreswions understand that, I thought you were Kindle-less. Jun 05, Elisa Rolle added it.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This behavior of both Jonathan than David will continue even when they will be torn apart and believe in the betrayal of the other; David will always regret the lost of his “puritan” young lover, but he will manage to find another type of love, more adult, not the same love he had for Jonathan, but nevertheless important and strong.

At the beginning of Transgressions we are introduced to David.


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Now I’ve gone and ranted and it’s been weeks since I read this. He hated the work, the mindless toil of it all, the inevitable sameness of every single day. Well whatever his father might say, Master Graie was not his brother.

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I feel that this was deliberately done by the author since as the book progresses, David loses his selfishness and begins to grow and develop into a mature, thoughtful man. Jul 22, Scott rated erastws really liked it Shelves: You can still find copies of. The erastws was perfect; the grass gently grazed his sides and his skin tingled deliciously as the water dried upon it.

The first part was all about David transgresisons Jonathan as young men, about a developing camaraderie and bonding of two very noticeably different men. Unfortunately, I read this while on a trip to Yosemite: Part of the story was amazing and sad, and the other part that make my hormone strange. His indoctrinating ways, his double standards of what is sinful and his ways of how to purge erastws person got a rise out of me like no other element in this story save the romance.

I said at the beginning of the review that this was a complex book. Events conspire to separate the two young men and send them on journeys through the civil war. I’ve read books where you could shuffle the sex scenes into different parts of the story and nobody would know the difference.