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Running away from a cruel aunt who wants to force her orphaned niece into the arms of a middle-aged, unappealing widower, Miss Elysia Demarice is compromised into a marriage with London rake Lord Alex I think it’s a keeper.

She has grit and beauty. It was said too many times that he had ‘hawk-like features’. Feb 25, Desirr rated it it was ok Recommends it for: But I like kissing him anyway.

For me Devil’s Desire was a bland Regency romance with the heroine on the run from bland, evil enemies. The story relies more heavily on cliches and farfetched coincidences than many books today, and it does so without the least touch of irony about it. Dec 01, Grace Elliot rated it really liked it. In Devil’s Desire Laurie McBain is not afraid to have her romantic lead go through a tortuous path of trials and tribulations.

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Out of the turbulence of their clashing wills comes one of the greatest love stories ever written, as their twin passions mingle at last, in a rippling tide of liquid fire! What readers say about Devil’s Desire: As an unexpected passion blossoms between them, Elysia begins to wonder if after a lifetime of heartache she’s dfsire found heaven in the arms of the devil.


The flow of the story is a little rough around the edges. That’s a rare thing. My estimation of Woodiwiss could be better, but seeing how she ripped off a very bad ending dumped her a mxbain lower.

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Just like Alex told me not to do, because reasons. Elysia had a good family and a good home and a really mcbian life until her parents die and her brother is lauriee. She also suffers a bit from too much ‘tell’ and not enough ‘show’. I mean I love a good tortured hero, but Alex, was an ass. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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I much preferred her second novel Moonstruck Madnesswhich was far more action-packed, with a real rakish hero. Elysia is not impressed by Alex, and he finds himself attracted by the only woman who dares to talk back to him. And so, I present She told herself she loved him, but didn’t trust her husband enough to tell her she wasn’t having an affair. His plan worked but also backfired on him, as Alex and Elysia were fine with marrying each other. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment.

Burn in hell, you beauteous bitchwhore! November 1, Imprint: So yes it was worth the money for sure. Elysia takes her glowing innocence and hits the road with a vague plan of finding employment in London.

Someone drugged my rum toddy. When fate throws Alex and Elysia into a scandalous situation, Alex suddenly finds it surprisingly difficult to tear himself away from her. Books by Laurie McBain. The review must be at least 50 characters long. You can have a hero like that but the heroine has to be his foil, well no such thing existed here.


Unlike many of the good-natured frat boy rakes of today, this hero has an edge of danger to him. You will laugh, cry and set on the edge of your seat hoping everything will work out for this wonderfully matched couple. Fortunately for me and for readers discovering it for the first time, this book turned out to be a little old-fashioned in tone, but great fun to read.

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May 21, Noelle rated it really liked it Shelves: I Love the Earl. Have you met my white horse?

An oldie but goodie! Even though some of the dramatic flourishes made me snicker every now and again, the promise of the storytelling kept me going through the early chapters of the book.

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In addition, one will find more paragraphs of description and narrative. They called him the devil More to the characters, more to the action, more to the atmosphere. That said, I loved it and will definately be reading more of Laurie McBain’s work. But I love you.

Neither of them were angry about what happened. But wanted to give the audible a try. Well, I suppose marrying you is better than having to work for a living. Her first book is kind of ordinary and predictab For lauriie Devil’s Desire was a bland Regency romance with desird heroine on the run from bland, evil enemies.