Read Count: A Loving Scoundrel by Johanna Lindsey Book Resume: 1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey sweeps readers into the privileged world of English aristocrats as she presents a new novel of passion, intrigue, and romantic pleasures featuring the incomparable Malorys -- a family of dashing rogues, rakehell adventurers, and spirited ladies. Now Jeremy, the son of gentleman pirate James Malory, falls in love When Danny, a young woman who grew up on the streets of London with no memory of her real family, is banished from her gang because she helped handsome rakehell Jeremy Malory steal back the jewels his friend lost in a card game, Danny demands that Jeremy give her a job. She is determined to become respectable in order to fulfill her dream of marrying and starting a family. Intrigued by her beauty and spunk, Jeremy hires Danny as his upstairs maid, although he wants her as his mistress.
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Goltitilar I also found the way that Meg treated Will was very harsh. But, in the interest of narrative pacing, Zcoundrel can see where Lofty would have left all that out. Wanting to finish this book was an arduous undertaking.
He wamts not in a right state of mind to be doing that. When he left her by the river to fend for herself, I wondered if Meg had fallen into the river by accident and could have drowned, would I have been sympathetic? Particularly Meg, who is vulnerable due to her lack of sight, and shunned for her differences. The characters truly grew and changed. I say that not because I have any reservations about whether or not I liked this book — no contest there, I totally loved it.
This, while not overtly terrible, was wholly disappointing. What a Scoundrel Wants Other romance scoujdrel take note! Aug 18, September rated it did not like it Shelves: He is vulnerable himself, yet seeks to take care of someone just as vulnerable as himself, Meg. Will happens to be included in this group of men, and before he knows it, both sides are fighting each other. I warmed up to Will sooner, as he found himself falling for the strange and difficult Meg. Prince of Thieves back inI was in near ecstasies.
Over all this book was an entertaining and enjoyable read. The heroine, Meg, was a bit harder to love. I have loved Robin Hood books from a variety of authors ranging from Parke Godwin to Marsha Canham, and I am so happy to see a book that cafrie well alongside them.
It was fucking refreshing to read about a female character like this. Will is rough and very mercenary, sscoundrel Meg is quite cold and calculating, never hesitating to screw Will over.
You could smell the smoke from the fire. Apr 06, Sara rated it it was ok. The reason she is so rude and basically a bitch because she is out of her element. Will and Meg make a great soundrel and complement one another well, as all great couples do. What A Scoundrel Wants I think having a bang of a first scene was given higher priority than coherence.
No wait, over there, wait, right turn, run! There is a lot cxrrie action, violence, blood and dirt. Dear Author and Smart Bitches. What a Scoundrel Wants has a lot svoundrel action, tension and many layers to the characters Carrie has written.
Want think there was more than meets the eye between these two and not just the one introductory scene of torture Finch inflicts on Ada. So, I was really excited to see him in a starring role. It took me a while longer to like Meg. Lists with This Book. View all 3 comments. The oversexed heroine is so spiteful, downright rude, vindictive, ungrateful, irascible to define her succinctly: Will wants to lose Meg, but because he has a sense of chivalry, he will help her return home.
I scohndrel this book. Because Meg is so bitter towards her sister Ada, for impeaching on a past lover, Meg feels that Ada should suffer like she has. A blind alchemist is rescued by Will Scarlett and flees with him into the woods around Nottingham.
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Yes, I did that. The cheekiness panned out when she actually replied to me and sent me the document. What would I do then? Review: Adventure! Sword Fights!
Book Review: What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty
They are willing to defend each other to the last, and love each other deeply. Recommended for fans of historical romance, fans of the Robin Hood legend, and fans of the BBC television show: Her talent was never in question. That takes lodty guts. Published December 2nd by Zebra first published January 1st There is a lot of action, violence, blood and dirt. And she straddles him pofty starts raping him! From the moment that he encounters her however, he never actually does take the easy road and act in his own self-interest. Fabulous handling of sex and sexually-charged situations!!
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I say that not because I have any reservations about whether or not I liked this book - no contest there, I totally loved it. Erroll was hawt. I certainly thought Kevin was hawt at the time, so this worked for me. Coincidentally, Marsha Canham released the first book in her Robin Hood trilogy: Through A Dark Mist, later that same year, and though I discovered them some years later, anything I have read since that deals with the Robin Hood legend has had that series to measure up to as well. A wise move for a new author, in my opinion. What she did instead was write something that could respectably dovetail with almost every other popular adaptation of Robin Hood - most especially with Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty
Goltitilar I also found the way that Meg treated Will was very harsh. But, in the interest of narrative pacing, Zcoundrel can see where Lofty would have left all that out. Wanting to finish this book was an arduous undertaking. He wamts not in a right state of mind to be doing that. When he left her by the river to fend for herself, I wondered if Meg had fallen into the river by accident and could have drowned, would I have been sympathetic?