A long string of tragic loves haunts Viscount Benedick Francis Alistair Rohan. Cool and cynical, he's weary of life's fickle games and wants a prim and proper wife he can ignore while indulging his sensual appetites.Lady Melisande Carstairs is nothing less than a tornado storming into Benedick's... show more
A long string of tragic loves haunts Viscount Benedick Francis Alistair Rohan. Cool and cynical, he's weary of life's fickle games and wants a prim and proper wife he can ignore while indulging his sensual appetites.Lady Melisande Carstairs is nothing less than a tornado storming into Benedick's measured life. Possessed of boundless energy and the soul of a reformer, Melisande always conquers, whether it's saving the souls of soiled doves or seducing the man she's inconveniently fallen for. When she informs Benedick that his brother's newly revived Heavenly Host has graduated from simple carnal debauchery to sadistic violence, he's compelled to investigate, undercover. Under those covers, however, is Melisande herself, playing a dangerous game in the name of justice.And the Heavenly Host has just seen her hand, and more…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 21st 2011
Pages no: 411
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Erotic Romance
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: The House of Rohan (#4)
a good read but the main characters began to get on my nerves near the end of the book.
We have the Viscount Benedick Rohan, a man who lost two wives to childbirth complications, venture to London to find a, oh, so proper wife he can wed, bed, impregnate for the oh, so important heir and spare (if I had a sibling you best be knowing I'd refer to them as the spare), and then abandon/ign...
Hooo boy… So our H, having buried two wives who died in childbirth, has decided to try one last time for an heir. He considers, rather seriously, a woman he does not like simply because if she dies, it won't matter. Cold huh? At the same time, he's decided to indulge in aahhh getting laid, only to...
I love this author's ability for storytelling and make you interested in the story despite not really liking the main characters. In fact, I really didn't like Benderick. I liked Melisande though she was unbelievably naive. With that said, I'm not sure how I feel about this story. I really didn'...