REVIEW: Courtesan – S.C. Daiko

A fab review of “Courtesan”. 🙂

Summer's Eve Reads

30107850Title: Courtesan
Author: S.C. Daiko
Series: standalone
Genre: Historical erotic romance
Page count: 296
Rating: ****

I tend to stay away from historical romance as I have a background in archaeology and find it very difficult to read them without critiquing the accuracy of it. However, I’m immensely glad I made the decision to read this one – it doesn’t disappoint. Daiko has clearly put in a lot of research, evident through her vivid and detailed descriptions of food and materials, creating a rich, sensuous read.

He takes my hand and draws it between us. “You think you can get your pretty mouth around this?” 

This book is split in half – the first is about Theodora, the second about Veronica Franco; both were courtesans, both rose high in a man’s world. With some intensely erotic, intensely filthy scenes, the focus is on these women’s relationships and their ambitions…

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