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The Undoing of a Libertine (Somerset Historicals #2)

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[Siren Classic: Erotic Historical Romance, HEA] Self-serving libertine Jeremy Greymont likes his sex on the rough side and his women anonymous. Perfectly content milling along through life on an existence of courtesans and fine Scotch whisky, Jeremy has a naughty past and his own demons to contend with, but he's run out of time with his grandfather regardless. Jeremy needs ...more
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Published February 7th 2012 by Siren Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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★★★★★! The Undoing of a Libertine, Prequel #2. Erotic journey as Baron Jeremy Greymont sets out seduce Georgina!

The Blackstone Affair and Rothvale Legacy’s historical prequels introduce us to the Rothvale’s, Greymont’s and Rourke’s and their homes in Somerset England. All of which will play a part in the contemporary series.

SOMERSET HISTORICALS
Book 1: The Passion of Darius
Darius & Marianne (year 1837)
Book 2: The Undoing of a Libertine
Jeremy & Georgina (year 1837)
Book 3: The Making of L
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Pepa
2.5 Aprobado
Escrita de una forma muy sencilla con una total carencia (durante la primera mitad) de ambientación. He echado de menos conocer a otros personajes y, sin dudar, una relación más elavorada entre ello.
El cae muy rápido para ser un libertino y, sus grandes exigencias en la cama, no las he acabado de entender.
Ella, al principio me ha convencido, pero el cambio radical que da dadas sus recientes circunstancias es totalmente inverosímil
Todo ocurre muy muy muy rápido, para ser un libertin
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Joëlle
Jan 21, 2017 Joëlle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was gifted this book by the author as a winner of the “Shh… Holiday GIFT Drawing 2016!”. A special thanks to this author but also all the other authors gifting books in that GiveAway as well as a thanks to the amazing team which organized it.

Another wonderful story in this historical series by Raine Miller. It has been some time since I read an historical by I loved both books in this series.

This is a wonderful story of love, trust, caring, survival and another wonderful hero to fall in love
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Dm McDaniel
May 19, 2012 Dm McDaniel rated it it was amazing
It's very easy to lose yourself within the words of a book, especially if the book is Raine Miller's. I finished this book a week ago and tried and tried to compose a review that I felt justified this story. Many times, I wanted to squeal and swoon at the same time. Other times, I had to set my kindle to the side and gain composure of myself. I found it very hard to concentrate doing my daily tasks as I dwelled upon the chapter I had finished. I absolutely did not find one single thing about thi ...more
Laura (Kyahgirl)
Apr 20, 2013 Laura (Kyahgirl) rated it did not like it
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Viri
Jun 22, 2016 Viri rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
En realidad es 2.5 los protas fueron predecibles y la historia no me gustó tanto.
De hecho... Me acabo de dar cuenta que es la misma autora de Naked y bueno... Esos libros NO ME GUSTARON NADA. Pero para gustos...
Kathleen
Jun 22, 2012 Kathleen rated it really liked it
Story Rating 4 Stars
Character Rating 4 Stars
Romance Rating 5 Stars
Heat Level 4 Stars
Overall Rating 4 Stars

This was my first book by Raine Miller and I really enjoyed it. The story was really good as were the character's. The hero said some really sigh worthy things to the heroine. It took a while for the heat to turn up but once it did, WOW! The heroine did have one TSTL moment near the end but I could understand why she would have done it. I might have done the same thing too, LOL. Of course we
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Laura Helder
Jan 27, 2013 Laura Helder rated it it was amazing
the undoing of a libertine!!!! what a great story!

opening sentence...

"A proper blow always felt nice. Satisfying as hell, he thought. And he’d needed it. Badly. As usual, the sex played out just the way he liked—driving at full hop and more on the rough side of things than not."

i think i did a double take when i read this...seriously...i had to reread this! and then i laughed...yes, Ms. Miller, you have my attention!

And a few pages later this... "“You’d have to curb that whore-pipe of yours min
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Wendy Legrand
Feb 12, 2014 Wendy Legrand rated it it was amazing
The Undoing of a Libertine is the second historical written by Raine Miller. Set in 1837 England the story revolves around Jeremy Greymont, a self-indulgent Libertine who must find a wife so that he can produce an heir at the insistence of his grandfather. Enter Georgina Russel, the 21 year old sister of Jeremy's friend Tom, whose father is trying desperately to marry her off. Through the story we find out that Georgina has suffered through a terrible ordeal and thus feels she is not worthy to m ...more
JenJenBoBin
"5 Stars!!!"

"The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven." —John Milton, Paradise Lost(1667)

I really loved this book ... a classic love story in every sense even if predictable it was nice to go back to something like that after so many brooding angst ridden billionaires with mental issues.... made this story seem most unusual these days! Jeremy Greymont for all his faults IS mentally sound and able to love Georginia in a way that is both beautiful and r
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Melanie♥
Jul 17, 2012 Melanie♥ rated it liked it
Shelves: e-book, miller-raine
This one was a slow read for me. The first half seemed to drag on and on, but the action picked up in the second half. The hero wavered between alpha and beta and I couldn't decide how to categorize him.

I had read this author's new work Naked just prior to reading this one. Although it was a much shorter, the writing in it seemed crisper and more focused which indicates to me that her writing style is evolving in a very good direction. Will certainly look with interest for her new releases, but
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Cassandra Caress
Dec 16, 2013 Cassandra Caress rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotic, historic
This was a beautiful, romantic, steamy and sensual read. This deep connection between Jeremy and Georgina that goes beyond lust and helps them both to overcome their past is well written. They both grow as individuals and as lovers, partners, friends.
But can I salute the fathers and brothers for taking revenge? Glad Raine Miller didn't fear to write it the way she did! Salute to her as well for that.
And if you have read all books by Raine then you will find little details from other books and ch
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Lucinda Jester Smith
Wow! I have to admit I was a little hesitant to purchase this book but O.M.G. Let me explain, I was hesitant simply because I'm not a historical romance reader, never, I just never got it, that is until I discovered Raine Miller!!!! I've been turned, I love, loved this book, the characters and their story! Thank you Raine Miller for making me a believer and reader of historical romance novels!!!
Sandi
Oct 17, 2012 Sandi rated it did not like it
Hero went from rake to love struck idiot in about 20 minutes. After that, almost every scene is the same. Just awful. Could only force myself through two thirds of the book.
Jasey
Apr 17, 2013 Jasey rated it it was amazing
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Babel
Tras leer La pasión de Darius, me quedé con ganas de más, y resulta que LA CAÍDA DE UN LIBERTINO es una especie de continuación porque, aunque trata de una pareja diferente, los protagonistas del primer libro aparecen en esta novela como personajes complementarios. Estas cosas me gustan.

Es un romance de época a la antigua usanza que trata de un caballero de costumbres disolutas pero noble cuna. Tampoco es un salvaje, cínico o sinvergüenza, como muchos machotes de novela rosa. Es que ha vivido co
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Kati
Feb 13, 2013 Kati rated it really liked it
The first 75% of this book was a passionate, absorbing, hot and interesting read. It was very annoying to be interrupted and have to put down my kindle and come back to the real world!

Jeremy has turned 30 and is being hounded by family to marry and produce and heir. He is a really honorable and good man who has drifted through life emotionally untouched, his evenings being taken up by drink, cards and women. He feel incapable of love and has never pursued it, lots and lots of meaningless sex is
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Becca
Mar 27, 2013 Becca rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy Hotness Batman! I have never been one to get into Historical Romance, but along with His Perfect Passion, these two novels by Raine Miller have helped make me a believer!

Not only are the heroes swoon worthy but the heroines are strong women who with the help of their men get through some pretty incredible circumstances.

It is no secret to anyone who knows me that I am a HUGE fan of Raine Miller's Blackstone Series. Yet even with my love of Ms. Miller, I was still reluctant to start this boo
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My Book Addiction and More MBA
THE UNDOING OF A LIBERTINE by Raine Miller is another exciting Erotic Historical Romance set in 1837 London. I was once again captured by hero Jeremy Greymont and the heroine Georgina Russell. Jeremy is a libertine who likes his sex rough,and is looking for something in all the wrong places. Georgina Russell, has been raped and brutally assaulted by an unknown assailant, therefore, can not stand a man's touch, until, that is she meets Jeremy. Fast paced story filled with secrets,passion,betrayal ...more
Netanella
Jun 13, 2012 Netanella rated it really liked it
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Natalie
May 31, 2013 Natalie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Shelves: owned
Another great historical erotic romance from Raine Miller. I absolutely loved this book and the Characters (Jeremy & Georgina) and so many others that made this story great. What a beautiful love story from a dark man and a damaged woman. I was so glad that the story started strong & stayed that way until the end with a few twists & turns along the way. Jeremy was unlikable right from the beginning and then how can you resist falling in love with him. Georgina, you had to love her fr ...more
Renee
Aug 29, 2012 Renee rated it it was amazing
The Undoing of a Libertine by Raine Miller is an amazing love story set in 19th century England. The story of Jeremy and Georgina grabbed me from the very first page and kept me in its seductive hold through all the trials and tribulations of their 'courtship'. The characters are strong throughout the story and I loved watching them grow from page to page.

The sex scenes, yes there are alot of them, but this is an 'erotic romance novel', and are very compelling but tastefully written and had my h
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Miranda
3.5-4 estrellas
Fue una lectura relativamente ligera y entretiene hasta el final, pero siento que no puedo darle un 4 concreto ya que se me hizo muy repentino el amor que nace entre ambos, más que nada de parte de él, como que todo pasó muy rápido. Al minuto de verla lo deja todo de una por ella y quererse volver su salvador, como que hubiera sido más creíble si lo hubiera expresado más como atracción que un amor tan devoto y pasando a cursi tan repentino, pero bueno funciono para la historia. M
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Spanglemaker9
May 21, 2012 Spanglemaker9 rated it it was ok
Shelves: period-romance
This was about a third again too long. For the last third, I kept thinking, "Isn't it almost over?" I appreciate the time taken to thoroughly resolve the plot laid out at the beginning, but by the last scene, it was overkill. Suddenly we were hearing random gossip about unknown characters at a party and it felt like the author was just laying groundwork for some other story.
The relationship became too overly-sentimental once they were together. Too fluffy and sweet for my taste.
Sunako Chan
Feb 05, 2015 Sunako Chan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ha sido un libro que me ha costado leer pero no me arrepiento la historia de Gina y Jeremy es muy tierna a pesar de todas las dificultades. Gina es un personaje fuerte que supera el miedo a la que ha sido sometida después de una agresión sexual y Jeremy es un esposo paciente que le horroriza hacer daño a su esposa. Poco a poco superaran todas las pruebas que les pondrá el destino.
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☆ I was kindly and generously gifted this title by the author in exchange for an honest review. Thank you lovely! ☆

3.75 stars!!
Maria Ieronimides
May 30, 2014 Maria Ieronimides rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a beautiful and wonderful story. You can't go wrong with a historical romance especially when written by the talented Raine Miller.
Amber
Dec 28, 2014 Amber rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really like these historical reads by Raine! Must read. Fast but hot read.
MissKitty
Oct 25, 2016 MissKitty rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lovely book. This one had more depth than the first book. The heroine did go through a horrific trauma and the Hero stepped up to save her like a true knight in shining armor.
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Raine Miller has been reading romance novels since she picked up that first Barbara Cartland book at the tender age of thirteen. And it's a safe bet she'll never stop, because now she writes them too! Granted Raine's stories are edgy enough to turn Ms. Cartland in her grave, but to her way of thinking, a hot, sexy hero never goes out of fashion. A former teacher, she's now writing sexy romance sto ...more
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