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If he can seduce the famously icy widow, Lillith Davenport, within The knave in question is Julian, Marquess of Brandon. I loved the build up between them and I loved how at the end Julian was pouring his heart out as well as Lilith putting herself on the line.

But his busybody relatives have saddled him with a surprise bride and orders to sire an heir forthwith.

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Because of a wager drawn up to extricate the hero’s favorite cousin, they meet in all sorts of avenues. Knowing that she can never marry, for no man could bear it, Roddy still longs hopelessly for a family of her own. Now, if he can only charm her into agreeing with his plan! There is nothing about him that is unique or noteworthy. If you enjoyed LOS, you will, I promise you, have a wonderful time with this marquess and widow.

So he decides to run off rather waver win the bet. There is nothing he abhors so much as scandal – nothing he prizes so well as discretion – and so he is shocked to find that he knxves help but admire her. When the only man she’s ever loved was killed, she endured an arranged marriage to a cruel man in order to survive.

Julian wagered with his cousin’s mistress that he could seduce Lilith and he had his reasons for doing this. I feel that some authors do better sticking to a certain type of characters The thing with Loretta Chase that makes her sort of interesting is that reading her books is like knavees lottery. The knee was giving her a headache. At one lortta, she has a totally wonderful moment where she is so vulnerable and insecure I got teary for her, but then it moved on and was never mentioned again.


Although this is one of LC’s more traditional regencies, she doesn’t soft-pedal the sexual tension or Julian’s questionable morals. I had tears in my eyes again third time through for me, this time as an audiobook and my heart ached for both hero and heroine, albeit for I love this book. Her first marriage was miserable—her hubby was a dissolute gambler and whoremongerer, and when he did do his duty by her he made clear that he lorehta preferred his floozies, making Lillith feel ugly and undesirable.

Though Angelique has plotted loertta planned every move Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader. Catherine Pelliston has just escaped a forced marriage to an obnoxious friend of her unreliable father; and now she’s truly in the soup; kidnapped and helpless in a London brothel! And chzse say he’s mad?

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Knave’s Wager — first published in — khaves available in e-book format as well as audio. Happy, happy, joy, joy. A rare reread from me, because I needed something proven.

Then, at the very end, too much wandering back and forth from the main couple Julian and Lilith to the secondary couple Cecily and Robert.

Maybe because I listened to the audiobook or maybe because there were too many Christmas distractions.

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But when he returns to England from India, her idea of reality is turned upside down. He is as mad, bad and dangerous to know as they come and she is his equal, and in some ways, his better without ever being a finger-pointy twit. Aryn rated it liked it Apr 14, Books by Loretta Chase. But I did plod along – as did the book – and finished it.

Lilith does comes across pretty cold throughout the book, but when we get things from her perspective and when she is with Julian we get to see a softer side. Krysten rated it liked it Apr 12, Lilith is a very strong, moral woman, and she furiously resists his advances.


If Julian can seduce the famously icy Lady Lilith Davenant, the lady will release his cousin from the engagement. Gorgeous, stubborn Esme Brentmor, daughter of a disgraced lord, is used to a wild, dangerous life among the tribes of Albania, to whom her father is the legendary, controversial Red Lion whose death she’s courageously vowed to avenge – even if it leads to her own.

He does a few dumb things like this in the book that makes me like him a lot less. Now, that being said I would still say this more for older audiences due to just the idea itself.

But she’s already betrothed. Not a horrid book by any means. She just wasn’t given enough development to make her a character worth reading about. Open Preview See a Problem?

Drawn from a safe world of tea and parlor chat into madness and mystery, she cannot find her own cherished Robert in the frightening stranger who claims her love. This is Chase at the top of her game. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I simply loved this book – I would give it ten stars, if I could. Lili had niece Cecily as a house guest, hosted her coming out party and introduced her to appropriate men. A chaste Chase, you might say. I had never listened to Stevie Zimmerman, and — while her sample clip sounded fine — I didn’t want to spend a credit on an unkno Happy to see older novels by Loretta Chase hitting the stands again.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? The emotional intensity was all there without it. This book was recommended to me by my mother-in-law who usually reads nothing but Newbury Award Winning books…so like middle grade or younger.

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