Last Night's Scandal
After surviving the perils of Egypt, Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, is back in London, facing the most dire threat of all: his irrational family . . . and Miss Olivia Wingate-Carsington. A descendant of notorious—but very aristocratic—swindlers, the delectable redhead has the ability to... show more
After surviving the perils of Egypt, Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, is back in London, facing the most dire threat of all: his irrational family . . . and Miss Olivia Wingate-Carsington. A descendant of notorious—but very aristocratic—swindlers, the delectable redhead has the ability to completely unhinge him and a long history of dragging him into her scandalous schemes.Olivia may be Society's darling, but she's aware a respectable future looms menacingly. And so when Lisle is forced to go on a family mission, she sees this as the perfect chance for one last adventure—even if it is with the one man in the world she can't wrap around her finger. But really, she only wants to help . . .Which is why Lisle and Olivia find themselves in a gloomy Scottish castle inhabited by spiteful ghosts and craven murderers . . . and a shocking secret: the greatest peril of all may be burning within their own stubborn hearts.
Publish date: July 27th 2010
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: Carsington Brothers (#5)
This one was pretty good. I haven't read any others in the series, but it does a decent job as a standalone book.
Splendid. I think it's the best one from Carsington Brothers Series. The second favorite book from Loretta Chase (the first one naturally being Lord of Scoundrels). It has everything to captivate me. Great characters, interesting storyline, perfect mood and excellent scenery. It is passionate and ir...
Hilarious dialogue in this one. The fights between Olivia and Lisle cracked me up. Loved this one!
Friends to lovers, fantastic slap-stick, and banter. Ghosts, moldy Scottish castles and stolen treasure.
And thus ends the Carsington series, the first proper romance novel series I've read - and luckily on a high note. I started reading Loretta Chase because a) a friend recommended her as guilty pleasure reading and b) because "Mr. Impossible" was recced over and over on "Smart Bitches Trashy Books" i...