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Tempting Fortune

Like many others who’ve read this book, I had a problem with the heroine being a complete and stubborn idiot. That said, I did read the whole thing, I did like Bryght even if he’s doomed to be married to a total moronbut the major conflict could have been either of the seductions and it had to be a thrown together ending that took WAY TOO LONG to get to.

Walgrave is an old friend of the St. It is always the mysterious older brother whose book one eagerly awaits in a series such as this!

The plot of Tempting Fortune is intriguing, and kept me tearing through the pages.

The Shattered Rose 4. His most innocent words she twisted to always assume the worst, and she never stopped to consider his feelings, or learn about his true self.

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Fart palms her off on her cousin Nerissa yeah, that’s the slut who wrote the pervy letter. The Trouble With Heroes She reckons Portia, who isn’t reckoned a beauty, has no dowry, and doesn’t love him, will be a millstone around his neck. The cover is very boring.


Beverrley takes readers back in time on one heck of a journey through London as her characters tug at your heart.

Theft of Shadows Naomi Bellis “A sparkling new voice in romance. It is quite a fun read although I am sometimes annoyed with Portia and even with Oliver’s selfishness. Fort, the “friend” who forced her into a marriage that he HOPED would be miserable—and then seriously considered raping her, just to get revenge?

I couldn’t give this 5 stars though. I didn’t like it as well as the first one. But can he persuade Portia to trust a rich, devastatingly handsome nobleman who appears to be a reckless gamester?

When she finally came around to fully accept Bryght and not to lie to herself and be a hypocrite about it, it certainly felt like too little, too late especially after view spoiler [escaping on her wedding night, wtf hide spoiler ]. Apr 21, Erin rated it did not like it Shelves: Pitted against Portia, a much more uptight version of himself, and you can expect comedy, passion, romance, and genuine caring between these two characters who stole my heart.

Re-read for the series read over in WaMRL. Secrets of the Night. He runs into a short red-haired woman with a pistol whose name is Phoebe St.

His action put himself and his family in serious danger and though we knew the I found the second book in this ttempting to be just as satisfying and quick to read as the first She brings a period of history to life with such seeming ease, I am always plunged into whatever milieu she creates and finish her books every time, even when Bevefley start wanting to punch the hero or, in this case, box the heroine’s ears.


This is the 2nd oldest son, Bryght’s story. He has tied up most of his personal wealth in an ambitious canal-building scheme which he believes will bri I’ve given this a B for narration and B- for content, so I’ll leave it at 4 stars here. I especially liked the first scene when they meet.

She was feisty, but in a totally likable and understandable way. The Devil’s Heiress 9. I liked the chemistry in that scene between her and Bryght, and I was prepared for a fun story.

Several times Phoebe is told she acts like Joan of Arc, and that’s an accurate summation. This book started off pretty good.

Tempting Fortune (Malloren, #2) by Jo Beverley

I liked Bryght’s character better than Portia’s, but she was alright in the end when she admitted she loved him and could accept that he loved her, and that she could trust him with her life and future. May 30, Jacob Proffitt rated it it was ok Shelves: Dangerous Joy 6. You submitted the following rating and review.

Jo Beverley passed away on May 23, after a long battle with cancer. Lord Arcenbryght Malloren is done with love.