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Some Like to Shock (Daring Duchesses #2)

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"Surely a lady as...daring as you cannot be feeling nervous at the idea of traveling alone with me, Genevieve?"
Genevieve Forster, widowed Duchess of Woollerton, knows only too well the need for bravado. After a miserable marriage she's wary, but deep down yearns to pursue temptation....
With his air of danger and elusiveness it's little wonder that Lord Benedict Lucas is
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ebook, 288 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published December 18th 2012)
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Susan
Very good book - I read it in one sitting, staying up way too late to finish it. Finally free of her abusive marriage, Genevieve is ready to have some fun. But she is still wary on the inside and not quite sure what to make of Benedict's interest in her. She is definitely attracted to him and decides to go with her instincts and take him up on his offer to assist her. Benedict initially just wants to use Genevieve as a cover for his agent duties, but soon finds that he is attracted to her. He al ...more
BUR 2012
Jan 03, 2013 BUR 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.25 stars I greatly enjoyed reading Some Like to Shock. This was a delightful read with an interesting heroine with a caring and honorable hero.

Upon meeting Genevieve Forster, Dowager Duchess of Woollerton, at Rupert and Pandora's wedding (Some Like it Wicked), Benedict Lucas, an agent for the Crown, decided to use her as a way to navigate the ton and accomplish his mission. However, he quickly became intrigued by Genevieve's forthright and candid demeanor, along with her innocence and beguili
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Cris
Jun 13, 2013 Cris rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: historicos, regencia
Mais duas historias boas em um livro só! Adoro quando a compra compensa!!
A primeira história é um conto bem curtinho, mas bem safado, sobre um conde apaixonada há mais de anos pela esposa de seu tio. Ele sempre foi completamente apaixonado por ela, mas por ela ser sua "tia" e 4 anos mais velha do que ele, acabou sufocando seus sentimentos. Mas agora que ela é uma viúva, e já passou o período de luto, ele resolve atacar com tudo, para conseguir levá-la ao altar! E para isso ele usa todos os truqu
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Sana Khan
Although I did find it to bed a tad bit short - I found the protagonists to be like-able. I liked Genevieve because of her blatant honesty in everything. She doesnt speak in riddles or play games with Benedict. She has been mostly honest with him through out the book, which Benedict appreciates as well. Benedict is your tall, dark haired black eyed, sexy abs male protagonist. Known to the ton as Lucifer, he has a dark side mostly due to his parents mysterious murder 10 years ago. I would have li ...more
Chrissa Vasileiou
Αν και δε συνηθίζω να αφήνω κριτική για τέτοιου είδους βιβλία(αφήνω τα αστεράκια να μιλήσουν κάθε φορά!)δεν μπορούσα να μην κάνω μια ξεχωριστή αναφορά στο συγκεκριμένο!Εντελώς ευχάριστη έκπληξη!Η Carole Mortimer είναι από τις πιο λατρεμένες μου συγγραφείς του είδους κι έχω πολλά δικά της βιβλία στα αγαπημένα μου,αλλά εδώ ειδικά έδωσε ρέστα!Μιλάμε για ιστορία εποχής κι όμως η συγγραφέας έχει επιτύχει ένα πολύ...σύγχρονο αποτέλεσμα - προχωρημένη γραφή,τολμηρή γλώσσα,ανοιχτόμυαλες αντιλήψεις κι ένα ...more
Alaina Patterson
And what’s Lord Benny Luke’s Sad Sad Tale of Woe? Someone murdered his parents. Even sadder? He didn’t take that opportunity to become Batman.

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I have written almost 200 romance novels in contemporary and Regency.

I am a USA Today Bestselling Author and recipient of the 2015 RWA Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2014 I received a Pioneer of Romance Award from Romantic Times in the US and in 2012 I was recognised by Queen Elizabeth II for my 'outstanding service to literature'.

I am very happily married to Peter with six sons, and live on the
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