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Readable but not a fantastic tale Liked it but didn’t love it story line was quite good but wasn’t wcandal to its full potential and I found the sex scenes clumsy and uninspiring. Dec 10, Dancer rated it liked it. It was all wrapped up too conveniently and no epilogue!?!

Duke Of Scandal

To ask other readers questions about Duke of Scandalplease sign up. But Olivia fears that accompanying this mysterious, dangerous, eminently desirable man would be courting the most devastating sort of scandal–especially since it is now Samson’s arms she aches to feel surrounding her, and his kiss she longs to taste Savia rated it really liked it.

I normally enjoy Adele Xdele books, and this one is not necessarily bad, but it is far from her best story. Even though the child died I would love someone like Sam Carlisle and Olivia being the innocent that she was scabdal perfect for him. And then at the age of fifteen, her private vocal instructor told her the cold, hard facts: There really aren’t words to describe how much I love Ashworth’s prose.

A Date at the Altar. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The hero has good and bad points. The heroine got married to a man that basically used her and tried to steal her money.


Ashworth does right some very original stor An interesting heroine, a perfumer in France, is left by her husband on their wedding night. And The scandalously handsome Samson Carlisle is not the deceiving nobleman Lady Olivia was searching for I Loved a Rogue. Adele Budnick was born in Ratings and Reviews 0 5 star ratings 0 reviews. There is such an emotional pull to the way she describes everything her characters are going through. Needless to add, it is your usual ahistorical, anachronistic boring crap, filled with call-me-Sam dukes, daughters of earls running perfumeries in Paris, kissing while waltzing in busy ball rooms; complete with the language of ‘I will throw you out on your noble ass’ and awful, annoying cliches about the French -Ashworth cannot get anything right about the English aristocracy and sacndal expect her to get something right about the French?

Second, Sam, our hero, qshworth basically withdrawn from society for the past 10 years after society mistakenly identifies Sam as the brother who engaged in kinky sexual hijinks.

May 06, Pamela AllHoney rated it really liked it Shelves: Buy from our partners.

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Third, after coming across as a really decent fellow, it turns out Sam’s behavior 10 years earlier was less than heroic. Especially since both Claudette and Edmund were at the heart of deception concerning Olivia. Why did he accept his reputation as a sexual deviant? She figured becoming a Superstar was probably an easier goal to achieve, and so, between reading romances and in the late 70s there were very few to readshe practiced her art, training her scahdal coloratura soprano ot with private lessons from one of the best operatic instructors in the city of Albuquerque.

She was passionate about reclaiming what was taken from her, passionate about her company. All in all – good, decent.

Much to her mother’s chagrin, Adele was caught in a heated discussion with a telephone operator who insisted it simply wasn’t possible to put a six-year-old child through to President Nixon at the White House just to make a complaint about important programming interruption. That would have made the story so perfect!


The explanation of “the scandal” seemed out of character with the rest of the book. Ashworth does right some very original stories, and now I will read the third in the trilogy. On the trail of her scheming husband, a wife discovers his twin is anything but identical. I enjoyed the characters and found the story compelling from start to finish. The Fairest of Them All. I loved the way Olivia and Sam’s relationship changes from allies to lovers.

On the Career Path In college as a journalism major only because she had to major in something that might get her a paying jobshe continued to pursue private vocal instruction with the University of Utah’s finest, while performing in various musicals and college recitals.

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Would you like us to take another look at this review? A wife in name ot, Lady Olivia Shea has returned to London in a rage, determined to confront her new husband, who vanished months ago with her inheritance on their wedding night.

I loved the story my only gripe is TMI on perfume production.

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