This James book is meaty & tightly-woven. Her writing pulled me into the romance & to care about hero & heroine. Unlike her more current books, this older James book is more focused on main characters' romance & not bogged down by other characters. I love that most of the story takes place after hero & heroine's wedding. Their Big Misunderstandings are understandable, given that they didn't know much about each other before they got married & their marital expectations are fueled by their family experiences. Hero & heroine are both likeable & flawed. Seeing their characters develop along with their romance was an exciting read. Sexual chemistry & love scenes were passionate.