Manda Collins. How to Romance a Rake. You can lead a wallflower to the ball, but you can’t make her bloom—unless one daring young. How to Romance a Rake by Manda Collins, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Manda CollinsHow to Romance a RakeYou can lead a wallflower to the ball, but you can’t make her bloom—unless one daring young bachelor turns up the.
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But it was still a great book that I enjoyed reading, and of course,I plan on finishing the series. Juliet can hardly believe the most handsome bachelor in London would notice her, until he takes her in his arms and sets her heart ablaze… Lord Alec Deveril has never felt such a spark of attraction for an unmarried lady before. They kept me guessing and I had several theories all at once. So good that I always find myself unable to put my Kindle down until I’ve finished the book. Although sometimes I found bits boring, my mind was constantly working and trying to figure out just what exactly was going on.
Sometimes you get lulled into thinking that books with lower ratings can’t possibly be good and that was the way I thought about the Ugly ducklings series. Miss Juliet Shelby lives on the fringes of the ballroom, a wallflower who does her best to go unnoticed.
So imagine her surprise when Deveril gallantly comes to her defense—and offers to teach her to dance! Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions So when I came time to write I knew I wanted to combine my two loves. The scene where they consummate their marriage is both intimate and sensual but laced with lovely touches of humour.
Juliet can not believe that one of the tons most eligible bachelors is paying her any attention but she sees no way to gracefully refuse. I love how, over the course of the story, she gains in confidence and Alex sums it up perfectly. Lord Deveril has everything that gentlemen dreams to have. I first started this book on February 6, Her mother has made it quite clear that no respectable man is going to want a disfigured young lady for a wife and does not allow her to call any attention to herself.
Juliet—she hides a secret and I absolutely love that she is the wallflower that gets to show up society Winterson and Cecily—They are still around and I love it Monteith—he is starting to grow on me. Playing With Fire – Lord Alec Deveril has never felt such a spark of attraction for an unmarried lady before.
Then there’s the mystery of Mrs. Time travel being what it is, she resigned herself to life with electricity and indoor plumbing, and read lots of books.
She is stunned when Deveril comes to her defense against a couple of the nastier women and offers to teach her to dance. But on the other hand, it will also let you know what happened to Juliet before the characters in the book know. Alec’s did his best to make Juliet feel comfortable with him. Juliet is an amazingly strong woman. How to Romance a Rake.
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Juliet can hardly believe the most handsome bachelor in London would notice her, until he takes her in his arms and sets her heart ablaze So imagine her surprise when Deveril gallantly comes to her defense—and offers to teach her to dance! I suppose it was just so that angst could be roance in with her fearing Alec would reject her because of her leg – or lack of leg.
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I also liked the Villain in this novel more. Deveril insists on helping, escorting her through the darkest alleys in town. I was really shocked, but the way the various scenarios turned out really made me happy. I’ve read it three times and have no doubt I will read it many more times in the future.
She tk new characters in with ones from the first book flawlessly and used them to really build upon the story. The only thing that I take issue with is the title. Juliet would have ti the belle of any ball, had it not been for the injury to her foot.
I enjoyed How to Romance a Rake immensely and as usual, the secondary characters were wonderfully fleshed out. The very idea made his jaw clench. The author does a good job of evolving their emotional connect along with the physical. Why do you think that is, and how did you come up with the character of Juliet?
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The same is true for Lady Julia Shelby. To his surprise, she made as if to push him away.
He is adored and liked by all of the ton and knows he must marry but the quiet, unassuming Juliet unexpectedly captures his attention. Jul 31, Romancing the Book rated it really liked it Shelves: There was almost no TSTL-moments or misunderstandings. In historical romance, wounded heroes are a lot more common than wounded heroines. Cecily and Hhow are meant for each other.