February Dorchester ISBN Everyone knew Lady X or, at least, everyone knew of her. The masked courtesan was reputedly a noblewoman. It’s a case of mistaken identities and unmistakable attraction in New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands’ classic historical romance, previously. The Reluctant Reformer By Lynsay Sands – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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Apr 11, Keri rated it liked it Shelves: The heroine is at a brothel locked in an armoire while a prostitute is about to entertain a guest. Grimacing, she paused to the side of it and peered around the edge. Maggie frowned at the see through gown the girl held out, then shook her head unhappily. She had no time for these thoughts. He was second only to the king rrluctant power in the country. Letting her breath out, she reached down, opened the window and silently slipped inside, not surprised to find that now lynsa they were on solid ground her legs were more than just a bit rubbery.
Not one of Lynsay Sands ‘s best books it seems I do not appreciate her Regency London novels as much as other people but deluctant a good read. Gerald had loved that bloody townhouse in the city.
Lists with This Book. Still, there were enough men out there willing to dig deep into their pockets to try to tne out that Madame Dubarry was doing very well. I started to read this, but didn’t even get far in the book.
I am glad I read it, but sometimes I thought she didn’t put feeling into it. So, we have a major misunderstanding, a heroine whose behavior definitely flirts with TSTL syndrome, a deathbed vow, a heroine as an anonymous writer — and, in spite of all that, a surprisingly readable book.
He had already been approached by, and turned down the offers of, three of the Madame’s other girls, one of which had offered to do a thing or two to him that he had never considered trying before and did not wish to attempt now, here in this place. I wanted to give this book a five cause normally Lynsay Sands does such an amazing job that is what I give her books. But I could hardly tell her ye wished to kidnap the lass now, could I? Posted by Caine at 6: Give me five minutes, then knock.
The Reluctant Reformer by Lynsay Sands
It was not bad; the story or characters or writing. Before Sads could even collect herself enough to ask what she must see and why, they had reached this room. It was fun reading along with her.
The ground was a long way down and she was about to give up on the idea of escaping out the window when her gaze dropped to the wall and she saw the ledge a couple reluctsnt feet below the window. It weren’t even mine. Clark writing for the Daily Express and uncovering major — but dangerous — scandals. And despite the fact that I definitely developed a great deal of empathy for the person determined to take her out, Maggie is quite likable, too.
Unfortunately, what she had not considered was that Maisey may have been referring to her own left, which of course, with Maggie clinging to the wall facing her was Maggie’s right, which meant Maggie should have gone right.
I must say that this book was great. The over arching mystery was pretty decent, it added suspense and danger, but for someone so smart the heroine makes a bunch of very stupid moves that land her in more danger than she out to have found. On being admitted to see Maggie, she had announced her true identity, revealed that Gerald had been G.
The second half of the novel finds Maggie as the target of many attempts on her life.
And she had for the last three months. Maggie sets off on the outside ledge of the building and hops into the next window she comes across.
From what she had spied, Lady X was ,ynsay lovely blonde with a perfect figure, full lovely lips and deep mysterious eyes. Clark the adventurist writer who wrote columns for the Daily Express about the seedier side of London life; the rumors, the truth, the gaming hells, fortunes won and lost, affairs taking place, etc.
Ramsey whirled, a ferocious expression on his face. I love a good Historical Romance and know that Lynsay Sands can always deliver a good one. That knocked it down a star when the rest of the story was fairly good.
The Reluctant Reformer
What Lord James had not known was that she was Lady Margaret Wentworth—the feisty sister of his best friend. A great story to get your teeth stuck into while curled up on the sofa.
Oct 21, Gowri rated it it was amazing. She had relutcant doubt that Madame Dubarry could keep the girl quiet. The woman had then fled the room nearly as quickly as she had ushered Maggie into it. But it made for some good laugh out loud moments.
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A girl took over being her brothers gho This was an old book I picked up at a flea market. There was a moment of uncertain lunsay, then Maisey heaved out an impatient breath. I would be most honored if you would consent to be my bride. Maggie is interviewing one girl when a client of that girl comes in. Lady X’s mask is far more fancy. This one started off in a fun way–a misunderstanding that carried the story for quite some time, although reluctanh a while it got a little hard to believe that she wouldn’t have said something to re,uctant it up.
They had been in cahoots ever since, hence the way she had ended up perched on a ledge on the third floor of the woman’s brothel. Cursing under her breath, she maneuvered her way back into the room and eyed the prostitute unhappily. Well, you get the picture.
He would recognize Hastings.
And what will Maggie think of him when she realizes who he thinks she is? In my honest opinion at times Maggie was to stupid to live. I think it’s sweet.