Ruined beyond repair and shunned by London society, lovely Miranda Rohan rebelliously embraces the freedom that comes from having nothing left to lose. However, this dangerous course throws her under the power of the darkly enigmatic Lucien de Malheur—known to many as the Scorpion.Seeking to... show more
Ruined beyond repair and shunned by London society, lovely Miranda Rohan rebelliously embraces the freedom that comes from having nothing left to lose. However, this dangerous course throws her under the power of the darkly enigmatic Lucien de Malheur—known to many as the Scorpion.Seeking to destroy the Rohans, Lucien traps Miranda in a marriage she thinks is based on friendship but instead is rooted in vengeance. Yet even when she realizes the truth, their enmity fuels a shocking passion—and perhaps even more.Such a man might drive anyone to murder….
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 1st 2010
Pages no: 379
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: The House of Rohan (#3)
Definitely not your typical romance, the hero was rather less a hero and more a villain in fact he was an arrogant evil asshole. While the heroine did not come across as a door mat she was still way too accepting of his and others asshole like behaviour, if it were me I would have hit him with so...
More of a 3.5 because..I had difficulty getting into this because well, revenge plots are not something I enjoy much. Ditto blackmail. A little over halfway through, it became more…interesting. See, our "H" (and I use that term loosely), in his incessant need to avenge his deranged half sister, ha...
Almost a four star read. Miranda Rohan was kidnapped and raped by her kidnapper, a man who was trying to force her to marry him. She escapes and braves aprobrium to avoid marrying her kidnapper. Her family support her but her actions put her beyond the pale for society. Lucien de Malheur, known to...
This third installment of the House of Rohan involves a female Rohan, Miranda who is the daughter of Adrian and Charlotte from the previous novel. She is a strong and willful yet still incredibly sheltered. Lucien who is the main anti-hero has the backstory to his suffering and revenge plot. Howev...
This one was MUCH darker than the previous two books. Though I must say that I did not consider the first scene rape. Possibly a forced seduction. The heroine actually states that it wasn't rape. And lets be real...since this is fiction, if the people involved state their case, I tend to side wi...