Seducing Mr. Knightly
He's the only man she's ever loved . . . For ages, it seems, advice columnist Annabelle Swift has loved Derek Knightly, editor-owner of The London Weekly, from a distance. Determined to finally attract her boss's attention, she seeks advice from her loyal readers—who offer Annabelle myriad... show more
He's the only man she's ever loved . . . For ages, it seems, advice columnist Annabelle Swift has loved Derek Knightly, editor-owner of The London Weekly, from a distance. Determined to finally attract her boss's attention, she seeks advice from her loyal readers—who offer Annabelle myriad suggestions . . . from lower-cut bodices (success!) and sultry gazes (disaster!) to a surprise midnight rendezvous (wicked!). She's the only woman he's never noticed . . . Derek never really took note of his shy, wallflower lady writer. But suddenly she's exquisite . . . and he can't get Annabelle out of his mind! She must be pursuing someone, but who? For some inexplicable reason, the thought of her with another man makes Knightly insanely jealous.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 30th 2012
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Writing Girls (#4)
A fun historical romance with an entertaining plot but the action moved in slow baby steps with too much thinking about everything. I started skimming midway. Both the hero and heroine's attitudes changed too abruptly and weren't very believable. Annabelle works for newspaper owner Knightly and de...
I liked this one better than The Tattooed Duke, because the schemes were fun to watch. The ending was fine, but the epilogue was kind of meh. Would've been better without it.
And then he kissed her. Knightly. Kissing. Her.She felt sparks, she felt fireworks. Her first kiss. A Once in a lifetime kiss. With the man she loved. She had waited for this. She had fought for this. She earned this. She was going to enjoy every exquisite second of it. Annabelle has loved Derek Kn...
DNFed by page 150. How many times do we have to read about the shy, spinster heroine living with her over the top cruel sister in law (who's just mean to be mean), but gets away with being sneaky that no ones notices anything because she's so unnoticeable?And why is it the moment she lowers her clea...
Loved this book. Loved Annabelle. Wanted to hurt Derek. But loved the book nonetheless. The word "nodcock" is going to be one of my favorites. Highly recommended.