The Husband Hunt (Madison Sisters, #3)
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The Husband Hunt (Madison Sisters #3)

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Let the hunt begin…

Lisa Madison wants a husband, and she has just the candidate in mind: Robert Langley. Trouble is, the infuriating man insists on seeing her as the impish girl she once was—even as every other gentleman in London has taken notice of her womanly…charms. When her beauty lands her in danger, it’s Robert who comes to the rescue…only to announce his affections...more
Paperback, 347 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by Avon
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Melissa
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Huma Rashid
A good effort, but rather mediocre. I am a sucker for girl-is-in-love-with-family-friend stories, where the heroine loves her brother's best friend, or her best friend's older brother, so I thought I'd really enjoy this. But the heroine is kind of a twit, and the hero struck me as a little dim but not that bad, all things considered.

Little things annoyed me. And there were so many annoying little things that it led to a two star rating. I just can't give it any more stars, even though I tend to...more
SidneyKay
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Elb4966
If you like the theme "Women who are too stupid to thrive" then you want to read this book. I could not finish it because I can't imagine someone that stupid. She doesn't even have the excuse of being naive because apparently something sinister happened to her sisters before her, so her eyes should have been open to the ways of the world. If by some chance that didn't happen, her kidnapping (Within the first 2 chapters) should have made her become more concerned about the potential danger she co...more
Jen (Red Hot Books)
The Madison sisters are back to find a happy ending for the last among them yet to be married. We first met Lisa back in The Countess and it was obvious, even then, that Robert would be the man for her. Unfortunately, Robert is the only one who doesn't see it.

Two years have passed since the events of the last book. And while Lisa has grown older, Robert still sees her as a little sister. Lisa is tired of waiting for him to come around so she decides that she will finally come out and choose anot...more
Melanie
The only reason for me to read this book was the obvious one: I needed to know what happens at the end of this series. Now, having read the other two books (‘The Countess’ and ‘The Heiress’ and reviewed them here and here), I knew what to expect and surprisingly enough, that didn’t bother me much. I was ready for this one and I was thrilled that it took place two years after the other two books. Our heroine thinks herself not just older but wiser, and decides that waiting for the affections of o...more
Amanda
I loved this one, and it was definitely my favorite in the series. The previous books would definitely be helpful to read before reading this one, although not completely necessary. I would at least say read the first book so you can get to know the characters and the backstory behind everything - the second book is almost a retelling of the first, but focused on different characters.

The one things with Sands' books is that you really have to let go of reality before reading. There is always som...more
Bookswithbenefits
Best Moment: Okay...there are special sexytimes for this couple and...I swear to you...one of the funniest moments in the history of my reading Lynsay Sands (and that says something) and historial romance was when Lisa is attempting to predict what is about to come by remembering how it's described in her romance novels: "one of the books she'd read had described as planting his victory flag in her turf..." (201). Just...awesome. Particularly with the reference two paragraphs after that. Heehee

W...more
♡ Sassy ~ Amy ♡
I am purely rating this book as it fits in the series. NOT as a stand alone book.

This book was the best of the series. There was only 2 pages explaining the last 2 books instead of a 1/2 repeat like the second. I did not find myself skipping pages like I did in the other books.

Lisa is the youngest of the Madison sisters. She has been in love with her neighbor Robert her entire life. While in London a couple seasons ago, during her sisters troubles, she met Mrs. Mason, who kidnaps her & her m...more
Abby
This is the third story in a series. I haven't read the first two, so I wasn't familiar with the back story.

Lisa, the main character in this story is meant to be an endearing misfit - always getting herself into trouble. Instead, she comes off as a foolish, fumbling idiot who acts without any foresight. She's blithely unaware of her surroundings and blunders into ludicrous situations so often, I found myself hoping she'd get hit over the head and dragged into a basement.

She's been in love with...more
Anne
2.5 stars

It started off as a fairly cute story with a spunky heroine, but the more I read...the less I liked it.
Lisa seemed less and less spunky, and more and more idiotic.
The hero of the story, Robert, wasn't anything to write home about, either. I just couldn't buy into his irrational fear that the men in his family were cursed to have unfaithful wives. It seemed silly after a while.
Speaking of silly...how many times does someone have to attempt to kidnap you before you start carrying a weap...more
Elaine Mcdonald
I am 75% through this book and my rating is going down the more I read. The heroine, Lisa is just TSTL!

I finished this last night, but I am sorry I can't recommend this book. would skip the whole series actually. I have read books 2 and 3 and have read that they are better than book 1.

There are better books out there. Sorry!
Clare
Finally, a decent historical from Miss Sands. This book covers new ground (rather than rehashing the plot of finding Christiana's dead husband and marrying to gain their dower). Sand's voice is also slightly less stilted in this novel and the flow of events do not seem to be as 'forced' to conform to a particular series in this novel.

I was annoyed when the nobleman who abducted Lisa was revealed to be a kinky sadomasochist, because I kind of liked him.... but I guess that just reveals my bad tas...more
Danielle Lisle
I am a fan of Sands, but I must admit, with every new release I find myself disappointed more and more. Perhaps because her earlier historicals were sooo good (as is her Vamp series) that I expect all that follow to be as amazing. Sadly, they are not. They are good, so don't get me wrong, they just don't carry that amazing 'Sands flair' that all shone with before.
This was the last novel in the series, and like the two before it, I found it dragging in parts and the end somewhat a let down. Stil...more
Stephanie
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After listening to the 45 hour WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART”S BLOOD Last week, this story seemed like a mere novella at under 10 hours (it is not a novella, but a full novel). It was the last book in the Madison Sister series and comes quite close to standing on its own. Released in February 2012, it’s story happens two years after the prior books in the series, THE COUNTESS and THE HEIRESS which w...more
Rebecca (everyday reader)
Lisa has loved Robert her whole life, but he has always seen and treated her as a little sister. Now, with eligible men vying for her attention, and possibly her hand in marriage, Robert is feeling jealousy and desire but is afraid to admit to it. After foiling a dangerous man's plan an accidental death results. Robert is injured several times trying to protect Lisa and after a lot of time spent together, and a freely given innocence, a great love blooms for them. Great read!!
Danette Steward
I do hate it when the author decides to change a character and make them a complete idiot for the sake of a plot. All was fine until page 258 with the heroine and then....BAM!!... she becomes a fool and senile. Unrealistic. I instantly lost interest and skimmed the rest of the book. Complete turnoff. You'd think an established author could be more clever with their imagination.
Sandra
I like Lynsay Sands books and wanted to read this to finish the trilogy. It was an enjoyable and fun read as usual. A bit of fluff that you don't need to think too hard about - good if you have been working all week and want some escapism.

EXCEPT :-

I have marked it down a star (would have been 4 stars) because I am getting annoyed with the repeated use of the modern words :~ okay, I guess, is all (instead of that is all) and many other terms of speech used in the US today. I don't remember her u...more
Holly
Sands can be hit it miss for me. Her humor can just hit the mark, or it can be a little too over the top. This one was a little too slapstick for me. While I enjoyed the romance itself, much of the plot had me rolling my eyes.

While I think fans of light comedies, and long-standing Sands fans, will enjoy this, I don't think it was for me.
Kara Oller serdinak
Third installment of the Madison sisters did not disappoint!

I followed the other reviews and skipped the second book. I'm sure i'll go back and read it just for any new little scenes. Suzette was one of my favorite characters with Daniel by her side, but I didn't need a retelling of Dicky-George, and was glad to move along to read Lisa's adventure. Lisa certainly gravitated towards trouble despite her remembering what proper was/is. Robert, stubborn and fluxed reminded me of men in this day and...more
Azwildcat * reads too much romance *
***** MY RATINGS *****

Hero rating: 4
Heroine rating: 4
Steam/Action Factor: 3.5
Plot/Storyline: 4

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Overall rating: 3
Heather
Damn I love lynsay sands.... Pretty self explanatory really :)
Bruna
Disappointing... I love Lynsay Sands, I think her stories are funny and the romance is okay, and I really liked the first to books in this trilogy, I´ve LOL with Suzette and Daniel but this one just did´t do it for me. The heroine is silly and boring and repeat the same mistakes over and over and we don´t get why she loves the hero for so long, there´s much more romance between her and her suitors than with the hero! Between H/h there are only fights and after 200 pages fights and sex. And there...more
Laurie
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Cacophony
I really hate to give one star to a Lynsay Sands novel, but this book was just too annoying for words. First of all the heroine is a poster child for the TSTL girls. The very first thing she does is lie to her family in order to sneak out of the house to have tea with a notorious Madam. Then she is shocked that the woman drugs her tea and locks her up to be sold to an unknown "Suitor." What really annoyed me was when after being drugged the first time and locked up she just drinks whatever the w...more
☂ ℬrandi
❤❤❤

I don't think this one was a good as book #2 but I find it hard to rate as a stand alone even though story wise, it's 2 years later and is a could be a stand alone book. But I think the whole series has to be considered and because of that I felt this was a low 3 stars. One thing that normally garners a low rating from me is if I get bored while reading. It happens often but it didn't happen reading this and that's a plus. That's not to say I was always immersed but I never wanted to stop rea...more
Sandy M
I’m not sure what happened between me and this trilogy. It started wonderfully, I loved the first book. Then things just kinda went…by the wayside.

Richard’s and Christiana’s story in The Countess was a fun comedy of errors, and while I wasn’t bowled over by Daniel’s and Suzette’s book, The Heiress, mostly because they didn’t get much of a story of their own, I still enjoyed that couple tremendously. Using the same timeline in that second book was a good idea, it just didn’t come out exactly as I...more
.þµŋψà. [Punya Reviews...]
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Dianne

This was a delightful end to the Madison Sisters Trilogy. I will miss them all! I love Lynsay Sands historical romances and this one did not disappoint me.
Lisa Madison has loved Robert Langley for quite some time now. And now that she is older, she also lusts for him. Lisa would like to get married to Robert, but he believes that the men in his family are cursed to never have faithful wives, so he will NOT be getting married! Now there is someone else in London who lusts after Lisa…they have ca...more
Deanna
I love Sands' vampire books. I decided to read her historical novels while waiting for the next installment of the Argeneau family.
This was interesting. I loved the sisters and their husbands. Ms. Sands is an accomplished author who gives her characters depth and her story interest. I would have liked a deeper look at Robert's past to better understand his hesitation. I liked Robert and Lisa together.
Problems were: Did Lisa not understand her dangerous situation after the second kidnapping? Wh...more
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