A Lady Never Surrenders (The Hellions of Halstead Hall)
Publish date: April 1st 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Edition language: English
Series: Hellions of Halstead Hall (#5)
The plot of this historical romance was pretty good but I thought the action was slow going with characters thinking about the difference in social status over and over again. I skimmed a lot. Lady Celia asks bow street runner Jackson to investigate three men she is considering for a husband.
In his first scene, our hero describes the heroine's sister Miranda -- who was the heroine of a previous book in the series -- as having "all the lush charms of a dockside tart." (Stay classy, Jackson!) Whereas Celia, our current heroine, is tall and athletic like a "Greek goddess." I have rarely wa...
The solution to the mystery of the parents' murders was rushed, unsatisfactory, and it didn't really make sense, IMHO. Otherwise a decent story, except for the unbelievably annoying grandmother.
My review contains spoilers and they're mostly my thoughts as I went with the book...This book was much better than the previous one, To Wed a Wild Lord. I totally enjoyed the ride with Celia and Pinter, even though there were times I felt ‘that something missing’ from the book. Celia was smart, Pin...
I really liked it. I loved the bickering between hero and heroine. There was doubt on both sides but I believe early on both were looking at a future together, something they were afraid to even admit to themselves. And what's more and what I said in my review of another "Hellion" book, I liked the ...
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