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Vendetta d'amore (Regency Silk & Scandal #3)

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Cornovaglia, 1814.
Quando Lady Honoria, diamante del ton, viene sorpresa con le vesti strappate tra le braccia di un uomo, nessuno è disposto a credere che sia vittima di un complotto. Caduta in disgrazia, la gentildonna si rifugia così in Cornovaglia e si presenta a tutti come Miss Foxe. Qui conosce il capitano Gabe Hawksworth, un affascinante contrabbandiere con cui inst
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Paperback, 315 pages
Published November 2011 by Harlequin Mondadori (first published August 2010)
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Ruth
This was a great read. It redeemed the series for me, after not really enjoying the predecessor, Paying the Virgin's Price.

Things I liked about this one:

- The hero - dark hair, piercing blue eyes, Irish brogue, kind, amusing, sexy as hell and with a strong sense of honor. Talk about the perfect, delicious, Celtic package. He's not angsty, dark or unpleasant. Just a complete sexy, sweetie.

- The heroine - feisty, passionate and totally misunderstood. She appears prone to doing daft things, but rea
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Ana
Oct 03, 2010 Ana rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The Smuggler and the Society Bride is the first book I’ve read by Julia Justiss and I couldn’t finish it. Honoria is the perfect example of a heroine that is too stupid to live. I read the first half of the book and all she does is wander around feeling sorry for herself as she goes from one drama to the next. I can appreciate a heroine who is willing to take a risk but this one bordered on utter stupidity. Her inability to make a decision and stick to it was enough to make me put this book down ...more
Cadiva
Aug 24, 2012 Cadiva rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved Gabe, I love Honoria and I thought their story was great. However, I didn't like the changes which the author had made to the characters of family members who had appeared in previous novels and it jarred a little that I was expected to believe Marcus would have just shoved his sister off into exile rather than considered that what happened to her might have been part of the campaign which was being waged against his family as a result of the scandal some 20 years ago.
The Cornish landsca
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Gail
Part of Harlequin's Silk and Scandal series. In this one, the heroine is the "reckless" sister of the family that more-or-less escaped the old scandal. She doesn't really know anything about it--which is plausible, even though her older brother and his wife know all about it, because things were kept from "the ladies." She's deliberately ruined at a London ball, and when she tries to protest that she was set up, her brother won't believe her. He sends her off to the family estate--but she goes t ...more
Linda
Oct 31, 2011 Linda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The third book and Honorias story. Shes fled London after a scandal where she was framed and no one, not even her own family, believed her innocence. Her aunt and confidante takes her in and she finds herself loving the quiet life in Cornwall.
The Hawk, the smuggler and irishman Gabe, thinks hes just wanting to flirt but is drawn to her, and ends up helping her solve more than one problem. Love the story, did feel more like a filler, though. Quick read, sweet story but not much progress re: the
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Rebecca (everyday reader)
Honoria has been disgraced by the ton and goes to the seaside at Cornwall to live with her aunt. Gabe is an irishman who is in Cornwall to help an old army buddy with some free-trading. She finds purpose and understanding, he finds unexpected love and a future. Lust, superstitions, and equality for women enrich this tale. Good read!!
Kati Coon
This was a difficult book to get through. I was on Chapter 12 before I got to the heart of the story. The basis for this series is barely touched on until the end of the book but the story has not moved forward at all.
Judy
Sep 10, 2010 Judy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
3rd book in the Silk and Scandal Series.
I am enjoying this series.

This was about Honoria and Gabriel.

She is sister to Marcus from the 1st book.

Gabe is a free-trader.
Patricia Solla
Jun 01, 2011 Patricia Solla rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Liked this historical romance. Once again we see the status of women at that time. Also we get some insight into 'free trading'. Good character development. Interesting storyline.
Cynthia
It took me a few chapters to get used to the voice of this author. Then, I noticed I was on page 132 and I just wasn't "feelin' it" with this book. I was bored.

DNF
Kikkasole
Secondo un gioco, che mi piace molto,ideato da @anncleire (http://pleaseanotherbook.tumblr.com/)

Il particolare(pornosoft)da ricordare: gli ultimi spicchi di un'arancia!
Gloria75
Mar 01, 2012 Gloria75 rated it liked it
3 stelline e mezzo!
La storia non e' male, manca un po' di ritmo, giusto verso la fine si ritrova un po' di brio anche se il finale e' decisamente troppo veloce.
Lourdes
Oct 07, 2012 Lourdes rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Not crazy about this one. Continuity of the series, characters and overall story was good but it didn't have the feeling of the other books. :-(
An Odd1
I liked. X-rated seem to blend in after a while. Certain authors stand out as favorites, who blend humor with action.
Deanna
Sep 19, 2010 Deanna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The 3rd one in the series is great! I loved the main male character he is definitely a hero!
Harlequin Historical
#3 of 8 in the Regency Silk and Scandal continuity.
Michaela
It was good if abit slow.
Jaime Winchester
Eh... I've read worse.
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Miniseries: Silk & Scandal
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 2 Mar 20, 2015 09:03AM  
  • Unlacing the Innocent Miss (Regency Silk & Scandal, #6)
  • Paying the Virgin's Price (Regency Silk & Scandal, #2)
  • Claiming the Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk & Scandal, #4)
  • The Viscount and the Virgin (Regency Silk & Scandal, #5)
  • The Lord and the Wayward Lady (Regency Silk & Scandal, #1)
  • The Earl's Forbidden Ward (Ramsden Brothers #2)
  • Lady Arabella's Scandalous Marriage
  • The Winter Queen (Tudor Queens, #1)
  • His Enemy's Daughter
  • The Accidental Countess (Accidental, #2)
  • Unbuttoning Miss Hardwick
  • Bought: The Penniless Lady  (Gentlemen of Fortune, #2)
  • The Duke's Desire (Harlequin Historical, #528)
  • The Vanishing Viscountess
  • Mail-Order Groom
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Julia Justiss grew up breathing the scent of sea air near the colonial town of Annapolis, Maryland, a fact responsible for two of her life-long passions: sailors and history! By age twelve she was a junior tour guide for Historic Annapolis, conducting visitors on walking tours through the city that was a hotbed of revolutionary fervor. (Annapolis hosted its own tea party, dispensing with the cargo ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Regency Silk & Scandal (8 books)
  • The Lord and the Wayward Lady (Regency Silk & Scandal, #1)
  • Paying the Virgin's Price (Regency Silk & Scandal, #2)
  • Claiming the Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk & Scandal, #4)
  • The Viscount and the Virgin (Regency Silk & Scandal, #5)
  • Unlacing the Innocent Miss (Regency Silk & Scandal, #6)
  • The Officer and the Proper Lady (Regency Silk & Scandal, #7)
  • Taken by the Wicked Rake (Regency Silk & Scandal, #8)

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