Chapter 3: Should I keep reading this book? Hero lies to her about her identity in order to humble her. She's been writing about them ever since. Someone had to maintain the high ground, had to adhere to socially acceptable standards. I got a bit bored with all of Phee's housekeeping discoveries and I was definitely tired of hearing Drake and all of his misgivings but all in all it was a good book. So when her memory returns, she is devastated by the depth of his betrayal. After Phee gets amnesia, she slowly changes, comes out from behind her walls and has freedom for the first time in her life. In order to get back at her, Drake decides to tell her she's his housekeeper.
I also liked that she used an issue that was not only true then but also today. Her father wanted her to have it. The hero's behavior post-amnesia did stretch credibility for me. And he has an emotional journey to make, as well. Their witty banter and sexual chemistry made this a har Once More, My Darling Rogue is the 2nd book in the Scandalous Gentlemen of St. She was literally a dreadful human being. Now I must begin my search anew.
Perhaps her family would boot him out, the scoundrel. I loved the raw emotion that is displayed in the story and I just couldn't get enough. There are demons there but he gets over them with the help of a certain feisty lady. She, who went out of her way to seek him out in order to tell him off -- something the reader sees happen right at the beginning. A man of coarse origins. Nor the anger that simmered just below the surface—his legacy to me, one I feared I was destined to embrace.
I actually found the entire memory loss and Drake taking advantage of it all very humorous except that it did not go very far and the book quickly turned into serious and heavy. Born to the street but raised within the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't escape his sordid beginnings. And the fact that when she gets her memory back, she doesn't lose her newfound appreciation for other people's work. I have to say that while the storyline followed the obvious progression in some ways, Heath did manage to surprise me at times. Drake can't deny his parentage, and was then adopted by a aristocratic family, and knows the ins and outs of the Ton.
Let me start to say this book is very emotional since it touches on subjects that are not usually touched on in Historical Romances. Ophelia is all of the things Phee is but has been taught that she is worthless and disgusting by an uncle who sexually abused her. Pero a mí me encantó. While Ophelia might not recall her life before Drake, she has little doubt she belongs with him. James series, and it's an intriguing story with compelling, relatable characters and a beautiful happily ever after! The man in question, Archibald Warner, is the new Earl of Sachse. Basically my problem with this entire book is that the main heroine, who I admit can be bitchy and bossy at times especially to those of a lower class, loses her memory.
The sublime way his lips parted ever so slightly to reveal straight white teeth, and then one corner of his luscious mouth hitching up a little higher to form a tiny dimple in his right cheek that winked with the promise of wickedness. Who was your favorite character and why? Drake owes a debt of gratitude to the Duke and Duchess of Greystone who took him in off the streets, gave him a home and raised him as if he were their own son. I was on the verge of tears for most of the ending because of the quality of writing and how Ms. Drake's handling of the situation and words are so raw and beautiful, he refuses to let Ophelia hide and in doing so helps to wash away the shame she has covered herself in. James click on covers for more details : This review is also posted on my Rakes and Rascals Blog: Started out wanting to slap a woman, ended up with my wee heartbreaking for a woman Series:Yep - which means I have one more to go.
So he settles her in his home as his housekeeper, thinking a bit of revenge will be good for her. After all is revealed, I was glad that Ophelia did react in the way that she did. I did manage to like her later. Thus he's 'lowborn' and will n As ever with Lorraine Heath, I have my niggles with this and I can't quite articulate what I really liked about it, but it was a solid, enjoyable read overall and I'm rounding up from 3. The interactions were not really believable or real to me. She's been writing about them ever since.
Overall the book was much fun. No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean. This one was good, though, and I'm glad that I listened to it. Born to the street but raised within the aristocracy, Drake Darling can't escape his sordid beginnings. Tonight, unfortunately, was turning out to be one of those occasions. Although not all appreciated the harsh life and stayed. The desire she feels for her dark, brooding employer can't be denied, regardless of consequences.
Raised on the streets and the son of a convicted murderer hanged for his crime, Drake is constantly haunted by his sordid past. Then she ends up in the Thames River where I would have gladly thrown her myself —and Drake rescues her. This trope has been done before but I liked the way Ms. If you are struggling with the beginning, know that Ophelia's memory loss continues into the 80% mark. He was simply striving to teach her a lesson.