How these two work through their mutual scars from the past and their misunderstandings kept me turning the pages, and I devoured the book in one sitting! You could tell by his actions that he was in love. It also happens that the hero is Russian and I swoon over Russian heroes. Bree is very good at poker. Plus she does come across eve Initial impression: March 28th Very readable. I felt quite sorry for him at the end and have given him an extra pity star. Finally, the medieval element of the whole tale needed to be handed delicately for it to be believable, and it wasn't.
Bluffing, playing card games, was home to her. Be happy the H is happy in this one, his alpha manliness has been well and truly crushed and this h is leading him around by his crotch. All the gifts that Vladimir gave to Bree showed how much he truly did care about her and how he wanted her to be happy, even if it wasn't with him, sacrificing what he wanted for her. Haunted by their father's con-man past, a string of debts, and threats from years ago, Bree reencounters the savagely ha Reviewed at HarlequinJunkie. After this Bree fled with her sister, quit playing poker, and went straight. The heroine also decides to take the first step with the hero who learns he is the deflowerer of the heroine.
No moment of respite for the unwary reader. With a fresh storyline to appeal to modern readers, but enough of the scandal, betrayal, and money that keeps us coming back to the Harlequin Presents line year after year, I loved it. Hudson a hundred thousand dollars. If my card is higher, youll belong to me, obeying my every whim, for as long as I desire. Jennie's newsletter only goes out when a new book is out or something major happens. He leaves the heroine alone for a couple of days then comes back to see her packing. Hero Vladimir Xendzov wins the Heroine Bree Dalton in a card game.
We use the information stored using cookies and similar technologies for advertising and statistics purposes. The heroine has been hiding from dealing cards since her father's death caused some unsavory characters to come after them. Totally loved that this hero was so desperate to make her happy, yet going about it so wrong by throwing money at her. She has a history of being a card shark and con artist from childhood, but decides to go straight when she falls in love with Vladimir. Before playing that final card, the heroine actually scrubs floors in an act of ritual humiliation like she is doing penance for the wrongs she did to the hero.
It also happens that the hero is Russian and I swoon over Russian heroes. I was a little hesitant to go along for the ride as Bree seemed a bit more than what I had expected. Her body for a million dollars. The heroine accepts and they go on to a happy life. Her actions actually cause the chain of events that sets up a 10 year feud between the 2 brothers when younger bro and hero of book 2 tells his brother shes conning him and after his money. I was glad that Vladimir and Bree took that final gamble as it proved the most rewarding for both. The other inaccuracy is why I usually steer clear of virgin heroines.
Looking around, she jolted in her chair. Because of the theme of sexual slavery, I had a hard time with this one. It was a second chance romance, and the Hero stole my heart. Vladimir is a ruthless businessman and so was he with Bree. When he said something to her that she didn't like she sure let him know! Their love affair was so heated and intense I was literally on the edge of my seat.
As Bree Dalton hears the icy words of Russian Prince Vladimir Xendzov, the man whose ring she once wore and life she once ruined, she nervously accepts the biggest wager of her life. Vladimir Xendzov had made her love him with all the reckless passion of an innocent, untamed heart. He is now a cold, ruthless man, whose heart has long since died! The man makes threats starting with having married the heroine's sister. In Jennie Lucas' Dealing Her Final Card, a despera. Great love story, steamy lovemaking and the characters were well developed.
If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, BookLikes will not function properly and certain services will not be provided. When did you learn it was a fake? The rest of the st I have not been much into reading lately as nothing seems to hold my attention for very long. Just flipped through half of it in one sitting. For that the story lost half a point. Because of the theme of sexual slavery, I had a hard time with this one. Bree from being a con person and Vladimir being the ruthless one. So powerful, so darkly handsome, so sensual.
As a chubby teenager, Jennie covered her bedroom with travel posters and always had her nose in a book. The fact that Vlad and Bree were estranged lovers, with an enormous misunderstanding in their past or was it? This is well-written and kept me on the edge of my sea A very dark story. I really feel how he cared so much for her. Bree knows better than to doubt the steely ruthlessness of this man. But along comes this book which by no means the best I have ever read however it grabbed my attention from the very start.
Her mother read aloud to her in French when she was little; when she was ten, her father secretly paid her a dollar for every classic novel Jane Eyre, War and Peace that she read. The book sizzles with tension. After their marriage, she graduated from Kent State University with a degree in English, and started writing books a year later. Great dynamic in the r. Bree is an ex con artist who turned her back on her old life and tried to make a better life for her and her baby sister, Josie. A refreshing start which turned into an over used trope halfway through the book. The reader knows that Bree is innocent, but Vladimir doesn't and is out to crush her any way he can.