Tough minded Jessica Trent’s sole intention is to free her nitwit brother from the destructive influence of Sebastian Ballister, the notorious Marquess of Diain. Lord of Scoundrels. Loretta Chase. Buy This Book. An AAR Top Romance. review originally published on May 15, Lord of Scoundrels held the #1 spot . BOOK REVIEW: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase Lord Dain can’t wait to put the infuriating bluestocking in her place—and in some.
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By the end of the book, I totally and utterly besotted with Dain and felt for him even though some of his thoughts were truly horridly misogynistic. Maybe need to ditch the reading for a while and start on the exercising a bit more!!! Jessica and Dain’s interactions were very amusing and I found myself laughing several times. I still love it. It wasn’t exactly snottiness or coldness or self-righteousness, but something close to these.
Jul 28, MelissaB rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Well he was horrible!! I do want to try other books by this author since I hear such good things about her.
Just as well he gets my obsession with reading! Perhaps you will enjoy this more than me – especially if you love Beauty and the Beast, and find the plot of an intelligent woman being saddled with a sulky, miserable man appealing. I was utterly charmed by the unconventional love story between Lord Dain and Jessica Trent.
It was no surprise that a book that pushed so many peoples’ happy buttons ended up winning a RITA that year. She understood Dain better then he understood himself, but not without a few bumps along the way for sure.
I’ve listened to the The settings and characterizations were very well drawn, and the pacing was wonderful. View all 33 comments.
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I really enjoyed this book. He reached out and wrapped his monster hands about her waist loretts lifted her straight up until her wet, sulky face was even with his own. His father called him into his study. Dance of Seduction Sabrina Jeffries. I found myself giggling and sometimes outright laughing at their banter and their inner monologues. Vengeful is more like it.
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And when Dain’s reciprocal passion places them in a scandalously compromising, and public, position, Jessica is left with no choice but to seek satisfaction This page was last edited on 4 Septemberat Thank God that Lady Jessica came chsae his life, because I’m not sure there was another person in the world who could get through to him and into his heart, and go toe-to-toe with him. European Historical Romance Review Tags: Damn the minx for tempting him, kissing him By giving Dain Italian ancestry through his mother, Chase was able to develop his character and justify his motivations.
A minor quibble–I got a little tired of reading about Dain’s supposedly huge nose I get it–his nose was big and the reference to him as Beelzebub–that just sounded too uglyscounvrels in my head Dain was one giant, sexy man who just desperately needed some lovin’.
Plus the hero had some very dark parts of his personality that needed to be worked through.
Lord of Scoundrels — Loretta Chase
I hardly know what to say about this one. He becomes a changed man, so to speak. I know you should want all parts of you He was horribly treated by others growing up because of his half-Italian heritage and his large nose and ungainly features. All things considered, it was still a book worth reading and I had a pleasant time doing it. Caz Owens April 9, at 5: Blackjack April 9, at 5: Written December 13, 5 Huge Stars – Hilarious chuckling fun audiobook listening.
He needs to face the child he was he literally does this with his own illegitimate child scokndrels overcome his feeling of inadequacy. How they make my heart flutter!
So in the Lord of Scoundrels we can not blame Lord Dein. American author Loretta Chase began her writing career in by crafting traditional novels in the Regency romance literary subgenre;  Lord of Scoundrelspublished inwas her ninth such novel released. Now I feel like I kicked a puppy because everybody told me to read this book and that it loertta be wonderful.
I should not have put the modiste to so much trouble about the negligee. She goes to the gambling hall where he is spending the remainder of his night – and shoots him only in the arm though and she is an expert shot! The dialogue is witty and fun and the characters are interesting. But Dain is not pitiful by any means: She left her kid. ParisFrance England. She doesn’t hold it against Sebastian and wants them to keep scoundfels child since it looks like he isn’t being cared for well.
And if you are tricked in to having a kid even thou it is not the kids fault-why should you be held responsible? But boy, did he won me over in the end not by changing into someone unrecognizable but just by being him and falling in love with Jessica.