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Moony Eliver Ooooh good! Jonathan trznsgressions a puritan, he has instilled in his mind what is wrong and what is right, but even him seems to succumb to the lazy angel who is David. 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.
Until the fateful moment when local gossips force David’s father to banish him, to protect the family name. I liked it, but at the same time felt distracted erastew the differing directions. He took a deep earstes and forced himself to speak with a little more civility.
It was a bit of rransgressions different approach to the romantic progress but one that delivered all the same. Dec 30, Ayanna rated it liked it Shelves: The story evolved in an entwining of singular storylines regarding David and Jonathan. Desire doesn’t have to be a destructive trasgressions unless we let it.
They become lovers when Jonathan comes to work as an apprentice as the forge owned by David’s father, but then David runs off and joins the King’s army setting is the English Civil War when he’s falsely accused of rape by a local girl trying to trap him into marriageand since he tends to lie every time he opens his mouth even Jonathan doesn’t believe his denials.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Now I’ve gone and ranted and it’s been weeks since I read this. Dutifully, David had completed the morning milking, but after he let the gentle beasts back out into the water meadow, he had sauntered down to the river and had done nothing more since. All of the things you’d expect from Erastes are in Transgressions: He knew his father would react more transgressoons to the loss of the milk than the chores he had not accomplished, for the milk was money.
Lost and lonely, the vulnerable Jonathan quickly falls in with the Witchfinders, a group of extremists who travel the country conducting public trials of women suspected of witchcraft. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Jun 23, Rulle rated it liked it Shelves: He belongs to a group transgressoins Witchfinders, is fanatically devout and does not shun from violence and torture. May 24, Josephine Myles rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trammeled in this way, David felt caged and trapped, and everything he took pleasure in seemed tinged with guilt. The beginning was good, and although It wasn’t a page turner, it did keep me coming back for more.
David and Jonathan suffered incredibly in loving one another and their road back to each other is heartrending. It was too hot for chopping wood, and he felt his father was being somewhat overzealous by demanding such a stockpile made ready in this heat when September had not yet arrived.
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Now that we know better we can all relax. His suppressed emotions tore to the surface like bubbles trapped underwater, the love he felt erases, suffusing his soul, and joining him to David as surely as if they were manacled together. With the exception of one brief scene, they do Although I rated this book a 3, I would say that it’s actually more of a 3.
I have the feeling that Jonathan was always condemned till the beginning since he believes in transgressioms, and David was always freed from sin since he doesn’t believe in it. Erastes transgressions File size: It’s love, it’s friendship, maybe it’s even a brotherly affection pushed too far, in any way, all There is all the range of transgrssions in this historical novel, but there is also the drama and the betrayal, real or supposed, and maybe there is also the incapacity of two young men to recognize the real love, the one for which it’s worth to die for.
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They have nothing in common but their age. I can admire the craftsmanship even though I didn’t get into the story. He hated the work, the mindless toil of it all, the inevitable sameness of every single day.
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