London Harcourt's father is bent on subjugating the world's magic to British rule. But since London is a mere female, he hasn't bothered to tell her so. He's said only that he's leading a voyage to the Greek isles. No matter, after a smothering marriage and three years of straitlaced widowhood,... show more
London Harcourt's father is bent on subjugating the world's magic to British rule. But since London is a mere female, he hasn't bothered to tell her so. He's said only that he's leading a voyage to the Greek isles. No matter, after a smothering marriage and three years of straitlaced widowhood, London jumps at the opportunity - unfortunately, right into the arms of Bennett Day. Bennett is a ladies' man, when he's not dodging lethal attacks to protect the powers of the ancients from men like London's father. Sometimes, he's a ladies' man even when he is dodging them. But the minute he sees London he knows she will require his full attention. The woman is lovely, brilliant, and the only known speaker of a dialect of ancient Greek that holds the key to calling down the wrath of the gods. Bennett will be risking his life again - but around London, what really worries him is the danger to his heart...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 1st 2010
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Historical Romance
, Fantasy Romance
Series: The Blades of the Rose Prequel (#2)
A fantastic, fun adventure! Much better than the first book. I enjoyed the secondary characters more (Athena and Kallas). The overall storyline was more entertaining. Good villains.
This is a really exciting, non-stop action story of Blades of the Rose agent Bennett Day and the leader of the Heirs of Albion's daughter, London Harcourt as they finagle their way through lots of clues and danger to find the Eye of Colossus (Greek Fire). I totally loved Victoria Regina Gloriana Lon...
With Scoundrel, Ms. Archer takes us adventure-loving romantics on a splendid journey around the Aegean Sea on the hunt for mystical treasure. Readers who enjoy Indiana Jones will get a kick out of this book, with its very real magic and a dash of steampunk-like adventure.London is an admirable hero...
Whatever didn't work in Warrior, worked in Scoundrel. Perhaps it was just the characters themselves. Our H, a veritable playboy, runs into our h, the daughter of the enemy (though he doesn't know it at the time) and is... obsessed with seeing her again? maybe? I dunno. Whatever he is, when he ...
I am happy to say that SCOUNDREL is even better than WARRIOR was! I loved Bennett and London together, and I really cannot wait for Astrid in the next book.