REVIEW: Tempting Fortune by Jo Beverley. JayneB Reviews Category / B+ Reviews / Book ReviewsGeorgian / Historical Romances. Tempting Fortune (Malloren, book 2) by Jo Beverley – book cover, description, publication history. Author Jo Beverley’s complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, Jo Beverley passed away in May Tempting Fortune () 3.
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Story and Writing Style I was so, so hoping for a good story.
Stage is set for opposites attracting. The Fortune Hunter 7. View all 4 comments. This was a fun and romantic story that is completely unpredictable and wildly original. I love a feisty heroine but not this stupid, blindly combative one. He’s enamored of her after she confronts him with a pistol while housebreaking to obtain a scandalous letter penned by a woman who rejected him and married money but is a slattern of epic tmpting.
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Three stars might have sufficed before view spoiler [the wedding night non-consummation and flight hide spoiler ]. The last time I read this was sometime inI think. I swear she must write these horrible kinky scenes and then build books around them. I’m reading my way to book 5, DevilishRothgar’s book! We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.
Ms Beverley gets the romance just right: Thanks for telling us about the problem. God help me, the list goes on and on. Trelyn, who threatened Portia with an insane asylum if she didn’t do what he demanded?
Tempting Fortune (Malloren, book 2) by Jo Beverley
A Scandalous Countess Lists with This Book. One of the temptibg reasons I enjoyed this novel so much is that I love historical romance series about a large family of aristocratic siblings.
Fortunately for him, he is skilful and blessed with good luck — and he plans to marry a very rich widow as a back-up plan. I love that this book maintained my attention the whole way.
YET she turns around and mollycoddles her meathead demi-brother throughout the entire book, excusing his vice with ‘oh, he’s just bored bbeverley looking for entertainment’; 3 has sex willingly with Bryght but insists she doesn’t love him cruel slut much? He dodged a bullet not marrying the slut but still holds a teeny grudge.
Too Scot to Handle. She is even willing to sell her body to save him from his creditors. July 11, Imprint: Temptijg in Silk Kudos for Bryght to successfully utilizing the naked man move though.
Fart palms her off on her cousin Nerissa yeah, that’s the slut who wrote the pervy letter. Mass Market Paperbackpages.
You can read the rest of this review at AudioGals. Lord of Midnight The Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh. They had met before, over his ji and entering of her rented home to find a letter that, Lo!
fortunee Company of Rogues 1. Tempting Fortune certainly turns up the heat. All in all rather frustrating. Songs of Love Lost and Found. I never got why the hero was so into her. I read this book because I read the first in the series and wanted to read the third, my neuroses would not have it otherwise.
I’m realizing that I really like this author’s general writing but she has issues keeping the sizzle going; her sex temptig could be simpler to start and she tries to be too sensational with jjo and it loses the characters and my interest. The Secret Wedding I’m not going to write a detailed synopsis of this book. And Portia … Well, she seemed neurotic through the story.
I’ve given this a B for narration and B- for content, so I’ll leave it at 4 stars here. Rothgar is Beowulf, Marquess of Rothgar, the imposing head of the mighty Mallorens. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Other despicable characters such as Nerissa and Fort Ware both of whom we met in the first book round out the madness.
She reckons Portia, who isn’t reckoned a beauty, has no dowry, and doesn’t love fotune, will be a millstone around his neck.