Wicked Becomes You
She’s been burned not once but twice by London’s so-call ed gentlemen . . .Gwen Maudsley is pretty enough to be popular, and plenty wealthy, too. But what she’s best known and loved for is being so very, very nice. When a cad jilts her at the altar—again—the scandal has her outraged friends... show more
She’s been burned not once but twice by London’s so-call ed gentlemen . . .Gwen Maudsley is pretty enough to be popular, and plenty wealthy, too. But what she’s best known and loved for is being so very, very nice. When a cad jilts her at the altar—again—the scandal has her outraged friends calling for blood. Only Gwen has a different plan. If nice no longer works for her, then it’s time to learn to be naughty. Happily, she knows the perfect tutor—Alexander Ramsey, her late brother’s best friend and a notorious rogue.So why won’t a confirmed scoundrel let her be as bad as she wants to be?Unbeknownst to Gwen, Alex’s aloof demeanor veils his deepest unspoken desire. He has no wish to see her change, nor to tempt himself with her presence when his own secrets make any future between them impossible. But on a wild romp from Paris to the Riviera, their friendship gives way to something hotter, darker, and altogether more dangerous. With Alex’s past and Gwen’s newly unleashed wildness on a collision course, Gwen must convince Alex that his wickedest intentions are exactly what she needs.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 27th 2010
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 402
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
, Victorian Romance
This turned up a lot better than expected. Way to teach an old dog new tricks.
Not an engrossing story. I didn't feel much of anything for either of the lead characters, and so the story hasn't stuck in my memory very well, I can't remember exactly why I didn't like it, just that I didn't enjoy it much. Sorry, not a very useful critique.
This is a 3.5 star read for me. The plot was not precisely to my liking but Duran's writing is really good.
Not as good as [b:The Duke of Shadows|3112394|The Duke of Shadows|Meredith Duran|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1348624170s/3112394.jpg|3143676], but still a cut above your average romance for me. The heroine walked the line of being too painfully naive and trying not to be, while the hero walked the ...
This was a pretty good book. The beginning was a bit confusing. It felt like there was a lot of start ... stop ... start ... stop to the beginning of the story. At a couple of points, I had to go back and re-read because I wasn't sure if I had missed something or if that was how the paragraph was me...