Lord James Rutherford fights the inexorable demise of his bachelorhood with every sane bone in his body. But the single-minded pursuit of the delectable Missy Armstrong entering her fourthLondon Season proves his undoing. Just as he's decided to risk the wrath of her brother--his friend--and... show more
Lord James Rutherford fights the inexorable demise of his bachelorhood with every sane bone in his body. But the single-minded pursuit of the delectable Missy Armstrong entering her fourthLondon Season proves his undoing. Just as he's decided to risk the wrath of her brother--his friend--and right the wrong of their indiscretion, James discovers the consequences of a forgotten night of drunken passion has left yet another lady of ton compromised....For Millicent 'Missy' Armstrong, being ruined by the man of her dreams is nothing to wring her hands and bury her face in her hands about. But when an offer of marriage isn't immediately forthcoming, and whispers of James's betrothal to another reaches her ears, there isn't an acre of land on the Continent far enough on which to escape. Then, in an abrupt reversal, James is back on her doorstep with the offer she'd yearned to receive...two weeks and one fiancée too late.In the face of her unwavering refusal, James launches a war to win back her passion, her trust, and her love. A war as ruthless as it is seductive. With the wounds of her heartbreak still fresh and raw, can he convince her that far from the second choice, she has always been the only choice for him? Book 1 in The Elusive Lords series Other Books in the series:Book 2: A Taste of DesireBook 2.5 (Novella): All's Fair in Love & Seduction
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 2010
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
Series: The Elusive Lords (#1)
Sinful Surrender is a wonderful first book for the series. Kendall introduces you to the characters in such a descriptive way that you quickly become involved in their lives.Missy is a young innocent girl who also happens to be in love. A combination that is guaranteed some embarrassing moments. Jam...
a good read indeed... love it
A debut novel with the promise of a good series. I love how I got a feel for the author's knowledge of the time frame without boring me with useless details. The plot was one that we have seen before. Millicent "Missy" Armstrong has been infatuated with her brother's close friend James Rutherford. T...
I love the friends to lovers theme, but this book didn't strike me quite right. The heroine seemed desperate for much of the book, and the hero, while I think the author was going for tortured, just seemed like an ass.
I'm having trouble putting into words just how I feel about this book. I admit, at first, I really didn't like it. Throughout the first 80 pages or so, the writing is stilted, the characterization shallow, and the plot uninteresting. While there remains no clear narrative voice (a personal reading p...