The Ornament (Ornament, pEnse Lucien s Gamble 4 starsI really enjoyed this gem of a short story It flowed well and hadlenty of believable assion and steam This story layed with all of my senses it felt very real to me as if I were in the story myself I did have a sense of deja vu while reading Lucien s Gamble I wondered if
I had read it before or if it just had a similar story line to another book I ve had read it before or if it just had a similar story line to another book I ve who knowsHer Mad Grace 3 starsI liked this one well enough It had a
little mystery to it which I liked but when the answer was revealed mystery to it which I liked but when the answer was revealed felt a little choppy to me I had to reread a few Rant parts to understand what was being revealedOverall this was an enjoyable anthology and not a total waste of time This is an Anthology but all three novellas are written b the same Author The first one takeslace in 1813 the second in 1810 and the third in 1814 At the end of the first novella Stolen Pleasures we find out that Sebastian the Hero is friends with Remington the Hero from Lucien s Gamble the second novella Personall 3 short stories in one book the first bad boy being a irate #While the characters were fun with lots of laugh out loud moments I found them way #the characters were fun with lots of laugh out loud moments I found them way modern and the women too lusty ready for the time eriod I admit to skimming some of the over active bedroomor other Challenged to Win places love scenes stillthree fun steamy reads. Never claimed to be a gentlemanHer Mad GraceHugh La Coeur never wanted to be the Earl of Montrose Wine women and a hefty wager arereferable to responsibility of any kind It's certainly referable to spending the night in an eerie neglected mansion owned by a legendary madwoman The duchess's companion the fiercely independent Charlotte is another matter altogether Hugh would be happy to spend as many nights in her bed as ossible He knows she's hiding terrible secrets but for once in his life Hugh has the desire to take on someone else's burden as his own no matter what the dangerThey're mad bad and totally irresistibl.
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novellas in one There is a reason that I usually avoid novellas they cannot be as developed as a full lengthin one There is a reason that I usually avoid novellas they cannot be as developed as a full length and so something has gotta give The characters were good enough to read about and actually I really enjoyed the The Color of a Leader premise of the novellas but they just weren t as complex as I wanted and they didn t evolve very well Everything was lustlove at first sight There was no slow building of romance or the natural tumble into love Just head first down the stairs BANG BANG BANG love It just makes it all seem super unbelievable Essentially after thelot was established the novellas just turned into erotica without any other Into the Planet plot or depthardon the expression to keep me interested I like reading steamy scenes as much as the next Dusk (Rosales Saga, person but it isn t the only reason that Iick up a book I still need development a solid and interesting George Washingtons Secret Six plot and someroper emotionOverall if you just want uick erotic reads then this is seriously your book If you are looking for something then go find a full length novel Overall rating for the three stories combined 3 starsStolen Pleasures 2 starsUnfortunately this little story suffered from Short Story Syndrome it had very little depth was at times hard to follow and didn t really make a whole lot of Ge a true one in every sense is his one urgent desire Lucien's GambleLucien Remington's reputation as a debauched libertine who lays by no one's rules in business or the bedroom is well deserved He gets what he wants social repudiation be damned But society can keep from him the one thing he truly desires the untouchable Lady Julienne La Coeur Until she sneaks into his club dressed as a man and searching for her irresponsible brother Suddenly she's in Lucien's grasp his to take and his mind is filled with the most wickedly sinful thoughts A gentleman would walk away from the temptation she resents But then Lucien has. Since this book consisted of three separate but slightly intertwining stories *I m going to review those separately Stolen Pleasures rated 35Despite *m going to review those separately Stolen Pleasures rated 35Despite fact that the idea of being kidnapped by a roguishly handsome The Caretaker pirate in the Caribbean sounds really hot I found that I did not at all like the female lead Olivia Rating was only thanks to thearts told from the POV of Sebastian BlakeCaptain Phoenix whom I really enjoyed Lucien s Gamble rated 45Lucien Remington has shown up in every single one of the books or at least his establishment has so I was very eager to meet him I was definitely not disappointed and I liked Julienne the female lead of this story a lot I think she reminded me a Lot Of Myself Her Mad Grace Rated of myself Her Mad Grace rated my favorite of
The Three Stories And Also The Onethree stories and also the one brought them all together with the only main character from the Clara After Dark - 01 previous stories not to show up inerson was Olivia thank God Main characters Hugh Julienne s brother and Charlotte were amazing and FINALLY A STORY THAT ISN T ABOUT A DARK HAIRED MAN AND A BLONDE WOMANSo in total that makes the average rating of this book 37 which I ve rounded up to a 4 Not the last Sylvia Day book I m Quanta Reset (The Shadow Ravens, planning to read but it is the last in this series which I now find rather unfortunate because I liked the time it was set in I didn t real. Oh those naughty rakes With their wicked winks sensual smiles and bad boy habits you just can't take them out inolite society But who wants to go out when you can stay in Stolen PleasuresSebastian Blake Earl of Merrick long ago fled the responsibilities of his title to become the infamous Over the River Through the Wood pirate Captain Phoenix But the booty he's just captured on a merchant ship is a fierce tempered minx who claims to be a bridehis bride married to him byroxy on behest of their fathers He could shame his hated family and return his beautiful wife untouched but no treasure has ever roved tempting to Sebastian and making their marria.