The only thing that prevented it from being a 5-star for me was that once the H and h admitted their love to each other, it became sickeningly sweet. Only because she was trying to make something Egyptian-looking. View all 11 comments. He was so good to them and so caring. The young lost sisters of the H add a heartwarming angle in the story. I loved both Hope and Sebastian!
Mar 10, Katherine rated it really liked it. A guy who always looks at you with beer goggles on! Watching how patient, loving and protective he was of them just made we want to read this book. Write a customer review. He fights his deep attraction to her as he thinks she is one of those spoiled ton society girls who woul Sebastian Reyne leaves his country home and his two very troubled little sisters to find a wife that can help him raise his sisters. And when a rake finally falls, he falls forever. His heart is so full of love, but he felt that he Okay Richard Armitage is so Sebastian Reyne in this book. Prudence does not realise she is not talking to Edward and Gideon very quickly realises what is happening and ruthlessly exploits the situation, initiating her into the joys of kissing.
I am in the second front row, in the middle, to the right of the girl in the dark tunic.
You would think that this weakness would make me like clowns. Shoebridge shall show you the way out.
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I loved him because he didn’t know how to express it and how he was going wrong while trying to do the right thing! Prudence with her Gideon, Chastity delivering Edward’s daughter. I need to forget or at least dull her presence here.
Wonderful, witty and romantic with a dark story running in the background, I loved the first in this series and it certainly won’t be my last Anne Gracie. He is great at teasing and cajoling Pru who is full of rules and is so busy taking care of everyone else she has little time for her own desires. I did love the youngest. A phony engagement turns into real passion in this delightful Regency romance from award-winning author Anne Gracie.
This is the first book I’ve read by Ms. Yes, perhaps that’s the problem. Anyway, The Perfect Waltz is a sweet, solid romance from beginning to end.
Well, life does not always follow the best-laid plans, and she has to appease her granduncle by concocting a fake engagement to the Duke of Dinstable who was a hermit. I was hoping this book, since it’s her story, will give us more insight into her character.
The heroine, Prudence, is somewhat plain – but the hero, Gideon thinks she’s beautiful – and falls for her o 4. So many feelings, and all of them lovely ones. Remember when I said in my review of the Perfect Rake that Hope was the least favorite of my sisters?
She had two of the baddest dudes in England as brother-in-laws and they’re weren’t scouring the country looking for Hope’s twin?
The only thing that prevented it from being a 5-star for me was that once the H and h admitted their love to each other, it became sickeningly sweet. Sebastian was a really, really good man. Also his inability to express it was endearing. To ask other readers questions about The Perfect Rakeplease sign up. My parents had itchy feet. He was this big, brawny guy who was as soft as a marshmallow inside. To add salt to injury, she soon finds herself destitute and without much money.
Prudence is the oldest of 5 daughters, whose parents died 10 years previously. Gussie finally agreeing to marry Oswald at the end.
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He is dark and brooding, and totally yummalicious. She convinced Sebastian that joy is of as much importance in life as food and shelter. If I liked Pru, I adored Gideon! I have a gracir crush on Richard Armitage.
But first she must help a friend in need… Timid Melly Pettifer is being forced to marry Dominic Wolfe, who stands to inherit a huge estate if he weds. These two realize and admit what they feel much earlier than it is the case in other books.
Faith, the Heroine in The Perfect Stranger, thinks that she has met her soul mate in Felix Vladimir, a talented violinist. She ran from a brute Big and tough, protective, honorable, did not see how wonderful he was, tormented This is an easy read that could have been trimmed a little around the edges but had some nice characters and a fun strangers falsely engaged story. Trivia About The Perfect Rake What is it with that name and Colin as of lately?
When they are at a party where the hostess’s daughter is playing the violin: The fact that Sebastian kept placing Hope’s hand on his chest in public without his knowledge, the twins’ dreams, the dancing, the orphans, Aunt Gussie bless her soul, she’s hilarious as well as Hope’s and Sebastian’s families.
He treated Prudence so kindly and I loved their interactions and dialogue. He never acts a rake though. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are two other brief scenes.
This time the story revolves around one of the twins, Hope, who’s pretty and loves dancing and laughing. Hope felt this way about him as well. Oct 31, Mei rated it it was amazing Shelves: Their goal is to marry off Charity, the second el Wonderful, witty and romantic with a dark story running in the merridwe, I loved the first in this series and it certainly won’t be my last Anne Gracie.
There are some darker moments, but they never overshadowed the lovely heart-warming feeling I had after I finished reading it.