The Temptation of the Night Jasmine
Puzzled, Charlotte lifted the small piece of paper and opened it. In a bold, scrawling hand were written all of two words. Forgive me.After years abroad, Robert, Duke of Dovedale, has returned to England to avenge the murder of his mentor. To uncover the murderer's identity, he must infiltrate... show more
Puzzled, Charlotte lifted the small piece of paper and opened it. In a bold, scrawling hand were written all of two words. Forgive me.After years abroad, Robert, Duke of Dovedale, has returned to England to avenge the murder of his mentor. To uncover the murderer's identity, he must infiltrate the infamous, secret Hellfire Club. But the duke has no idea that an even more difficult challenge awaits him - in a romantic-minded young lady. Charlotte Lansdowne remembers Robert from her childhood and when she takes up a bit of espionage - investigating a plot to kidnap the king - Robert soon realises that she is more than the perfect partner in crime.
Publish date: January 22nd 2009
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Historical Mystery
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Pink Carnation (#5)
2.5 StarsI suppose there comes a time and in this case, by the fifth book, that ideas run thin. This particular installment in the Pink Carnation series is being hailed as a modern Pride and Prejudice. About the only thing the two novels have in common is the time period and clothes. It seems Willig...
Blooming Night Jasmine★★★★½ (This is a review of the audiobook.) If you follow my reviews, you know I just adore this series. I was so disappointing that the previous narrator wasn’t narrating this one; however, Justine Eyre does a fine job with the inflection, accents, tone, and male/female voice...
This is my least favorite in the series so far. This book was disappointing because there was very little progress in both the mystery aspect of the plot and in Colin and Eloise’s relationship leaving me to question what was the point of this book. It seems to me that Willig wrote it simply to marry...
I really wanted to like this one, I did, I did. But everything just went to bits at the last part of the book, and it tipped over into the too-silly-for-words category. Which I hate, especially when the first two thirds of the story was pretty darn good. For the longer review, please go here:http://...
I'm so relieved to see the last book--which I didn't particularly care for--appears to be an aberration, and that Ms. Willig is back in top form once again. I loved this book. Loved. It. I think this one edges slightly past both Black Tulip and Emerald Ring as my favorite. I actually found mysel...