Tempting Fate (Leisure Historical Romance)
Whittaker Cole, Earl of Thurston, is every debutante's dream come true. Handsome, rich, and a prime catch on the Marriage Mart, Whit is also reputed to be one of the most unflappable gentlemen in all England. Nothing ever puts him in a temper. Until...He comes within twenty feet of Miss Mirabelle... show more
Whittaker Cole, Earl of Thurston, is every debutante's dream come true. Handsome, rich, and a prime catch on the Marriage Mart, Whit is also reputed to be one of the most unflappable gentlemen in all England. Nothing ever puts him in a temper. Until...He comes within twenty feet of Miss Mirabelle Browning and loses all control.The women in his household believe divine providence sent Mira to live on the estate adjoining theirs. After the hellion breaks his nose, Whit decides that the divine has nothing to do with it. Until...He kisses her. After all, it was either that, or wring her neck. But when sparks fly, he's forced to admit that there might be something to this destiny thing after all. If he can just convince Mirabelle to give fate--and love--a chance.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2009-02-01
Publisher: Leisure Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
4.1There was some squeeing and some giggling and banter le sigh the banter! :)Great summer romance read when you want a heroine that's sassy & intelligent and a hero that's both witty and gentlemanly.You should read the first before reading this book though. It'll make a heck of a lot more sense.
I loved Alissa Johnson's "Nearly a Lady" and so was prepared to enjoy this book as well. But I didn't, for several reasons. Couples who grow up together in the same house almost as brother and sister *never* become lovers in real life, but for some reason authors, ever since Wuthering Heights, think...
This is the second book I've read by Alissa Johnson. I've been reading this series out of order and it hasn't affected my enjoyment.This was a sweet romance and had great dialogue and humorous exchanges between the hero/heroine. I liked how the romance built up slowly between the two. It wasn't an ...
Thanks, Goodreads friends! I have been looking for new historical romance authors and Alissa Johnson fills the bill. She tells a funny, sweet story with characters I like and want to see happy. That's all I've ever asked of my light HR. Is it really so hard? Maybe it is, but Johnson gives it to...
After picking up As Luck Would Have It, I’ve been looking forward to seeing the sparring enemies Whittaker Cole, Earl of Thurston and Miss. Mirabelle Browning. These two have been fighting since they’ve been children. The arguments they have haven’t changed much since they’ve been children, as most ...