Love With a Scandalous Lord
For as long as she can remember, Lydia Westland has dreamed of glittering London society. Finding herself at last in England, she is determined to make the most of this opportunity. Clutching her copy of ′Blunders in Behaviour Corrected′ she sets forth to find a suitably titled husband. But what... show more
For as long as she can remember, Lydia Westland has dreamed of glittering London society. Finding herself at last in England, she is determined to make the most of this opportunity. Clutching her copy of ′Blunders in Behaviour Corrected′ she sets forth to find a suitably titled husband. But what she finds instead is Rhys Rhodes, a second son with a past that is anything but glittering. To Rhys, Lydia is everything he has lost - innocence, laughter, joy - and everything he cannot have.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 27th 2003
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Daughters of Fortune (#3)
Another Lorraine Heath offering that is a solid 2.5 for me. I recently discovered her and have found her writing resonates with me. I like that her series are connected and that they are not too long. Oftentimes I find that I relate better to minor characters and wish that I had a chance to know mor...
I didn't like this book as much as I though I will. It was kind of slow and boring. The thrill of the reading was missing. I just wanted to read the finish so I could be finished with the book not to see how it ends. And that by itself speaks a lot.
Sorry Lorraine Heath, you know I still love you, but I just can't finish this book right now. Maybe it's me and my current state of mind, but the h is just way too immature for me to enjoy this story. It was nice to see Grayson from A Rogue in Texas again. I will try this again at another time.
I could write many minor problems that this book had: the hero's refusal to trust the heroine with his past though he loved her, the use of too many cliches both in the plot but also in the writing style, the too good to be true hero and more. But in the end, I enjoyed it a lot because no other writ...
A hard book to rate. I had so many issues with it -- implausible plot, inconsistently characterized heroine, innocence-worshipping hero (which always gets on my nerves.) But I wound up being caught up in the plot twists, silly though they often were, and in the powerful emotions. Rhys starts out a...