The Seduction of Lady X (The Secrets of Hadley Green #3)
The surprising news that dashing steward Harrison Tolly, illegitimate son of the Earl of Ashwood, is the rightful heir to his father’s estate comes at a most inopportune time. With a wedding on the horizon and a baby on th...more
Enter Lady Carey, or Olivia as she is known to her friends. Kind, gentle, a warm-hearted mistress to her household and devoted wife to the undeserving marquis, she spends most of her time trying to please her...more
As far as our romance goes I liked both leads well enough. They are in an unfortu...more
Beyond that, Olivia's character is amazingly strong and selfless and I liked that she and Harrison had known each other...more
This novel is definitely a cut above as it begins where many end—with a woman already in a marriage. But marriage isn’t necessarily the end-all and be-all of life and this o...more
The audio book was narrated by J...more
She was in an abusive six-year marriage. Harrison had loved her since she arrived to marry Lord Carey. But he had kept his feelings to himself never dreaming that she would ever be available to him.
When Olivia's sister arrives from Spain pregnant and unmarried, Harrison steps up and offers to marr...more
This book was good. It was filled with drama and suspense; I kept turni...more
Ok, I am further on in the book now. AlI can say is, what a damned immature slut. Alexa is ruining this book for me. Won't someone please kill her?!
I did cheer loudly when the ass of a husband died.
This book would have been 4 stars, but because o...more
I'm a sucker for flawed protagonists, but they should have at least one redeeming quality. And Alexa, the bratty sister from hell, has none: there will never be a person she will love more than her own spoiled self.
(view spoiler)[Even her 'big moment of sacrfice' when she refuses the hero at the altar for the sake of her sister is staged more like a farce: One week before the wedding Alexa fi...more
While it was well-written and enjoyable story that certainly kept my attention, I think there was just a tiny bit too much "heaviness" to it for my tastes right now.
I liked it; the pining was well-done, and the triggery stuff was telegraphed enough that I could just skim and not be freaked out by it (although that's just me, YMMV). An enjoyable get-your-mind-off-things read.
Julia is the recipient of the RT Bookclub Award for Best Historical Romance and a four ti...more