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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Well, there were some things to like about this book This historical detail was very well done It s obvious that the author did her homework But while this book was rich in history, it wasn t too textbooky , nor did the romance suffer because of it A lot of historical romance authors try so hard to impress readers with their knowledge of their chosen time period that they neglect the most important part of the book the relationship between the hero and heroine Thankfully, that didn t happ Well, there were some things to like about this book This historical detail was very well done It s obvious that the author did her homework But while this book was rich in history, it wasn t too textbooky , nor did the romance suffer because of it A lot of historical romance authors try so hard to impress readers with their knowledge of their chosen time period that they neglect the most important part of the book the relationship between the hero and heroine Thankfully, that didn t happen here I also liked the hero I felt that he was a strong man without being a domineering jerk Rare in historical romance these days He had high ideals, and I admired him For the most part, anyway He lost a some ground in my opinion because of his high, and undeserved, opinion of the heroine The heroine was what spoiled this book for me She was so shallow All she cared about was clothes, jewels, parties, and appearances First off, I really didn t like that she was ashamed of her Native American heritage But to go so far as to claim that she s Spanish royalty That s really crossing the line Couldn t she just say that she s Spanish Why does it have to be royalty Shallow Also, she was often embarassed for and by the hero, just for being Native This made it really hard for me to like her It was like she fell in love with the hero in spite of the fact that he was Native Rather insulting to Native people, I think And again, a very shallow attitude for the heroine to have Maybe I m a littlesensitive on this issue than most, since, while I m not Native, I am of mixed blood I certainly wouldn t want to be with someone who was with me in spite of the fact that I m not fully white I would have much preferred to see a heroine who was willing to take society s scorn for loving a Native man, not one who basically agreed with the bigotry One last complaint, albeit a minor one the hero s constant, continual use of the nickname brat for the heroine was a turn off The warrior s prize is a great historical romance novel The first couple of chapters started slow but eventually built into a great storyline I also liked the author s historical fact list on the end explaining how she used facts into fiction I gave it 5 stars and definitely recommend reading this book. Wonderful historical romanceI read this years agoI m off to start back at the first in the series Somehow I ve forgotten how much I loved it Right up there with Rosanne Bittner This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I m kinda torn here On one hand it was an enjoyable read, plenty of action with a great Hero and a perfectly awful character that I love to hate Cleveland Brewster Jr On the other hand, the heroine starts out a spoiled, whiny brat and one cannot fathom why perfectly wonderful Keso would even want to marry her Then there s the incest angle I was disturbed that throughout the first half of the book, Wannie, our heroine kept thinking of Keso as her brother They were orphaned and raised tog I m kinda torn here On one hand it was an enjoyable read, plenty of action with a great Hero and a perfectly awful character that I love to hate Cleveland Brewster Jr On the other hand, the heroine starts out a spoiled, whiny brat and one cannot fathom why perfectly wonderful Keso would even want to marry her Then there s the incest angle I was disturbed that throughout the first half of the book, Wannie, our heroine kept thinking of Keso as her brother They were orphaned and raised together so it s not biologically incestuous, but both characters kept thinking of how they were related That disturbed me Like when Keso, who was both father and brother to Wannie thinks, I raised her to marry me Blech Or when Wannie is having all these erotic thoughts about Keso and then wonders why Cleve, her fiance is getting upset about her wanting to be close to Keso she something along the lines of Why would he get upset about that I mean you re my brother Then, next thing you know, they re having sex Kinda gross actually And how do all these Utes know that Wannie is a virgin They came across her traveling with a man Why would they assume she was untouched The one Ute mentions how he will steal her virginity and listen to her scream but how does he know Just an irritating detail.Also, the writing was a bit off Lots of repetitive statements Over and over again Wannie came to the same realization in the same phrasing, Suddenly, in the face of survival, not knowing how to use a fingerbowl didn t seem so important or Abruptly, it didn t seem so important that he didn t know anything about gentlemen s fashions And the love scenes were beyond cheesy I ll provide some quotations view spoiler I offer you my virginity go out tomorrow with the true stain on your manhood This was spoken by a spoiled, supposedly high bred virgin woman I want you to own me Breed me now give me your son Make me your woman posess me in a way that only one man can and only one time And when the big climax is approaching Please, dearest, she begged, breed me Breed me now hide spoiler Made me laugh a little, which is never something that should happen in a hot love scene Needs a second book do they get married and have kids .Book ⚓ Warrior's Prize ♅ A LOVE WORTH FIGHTING FORHer Arapabo name is Singing Wind but no one at the Boston ladies academy knows of Wannie s Indian ancestry Pretending to be Spanish royalty, she has concealed her past behind fine clothes and elegant manners Now she returns to Colorado with the fianc , a wealthy businessman who wants to invest in land and gold Waiting there is Keso Once a Denver street urchin, this full blooded Indian has loved only one woman all his life Singing Wind In his pocket is the ring he bought for her in his heart burns a passion no other man can match And ahead lies a dangerous trek into the Colorado mountainswhere the Ute tribe faces the last great Indian uprisingwhere nature s fury strips a man to his very sould where a woman called Singing Wind is taken hostage by the magnificent warrior who dares to battle for her body, her heart, and her precious love