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The temptress (Montgomery/Taggert #3)
Jude Deveraux brings her bestselling Montgomery family to America...with a marvelous new heroine!
With the blazing spirit of a true Montgomery, heiress Christian Montgomery Mathison bravely defies the two men who abduct her. Forced into the primitive rain forests of the Washington Territory, she is swept into a thrilling adventure. Amid schemes of greed and intrigue, the...more
The hero is always an asshole, not like the typical rake; but a real full-of-himself manwhore. He's always been hurt in the past and has a hard time with love, so he just doesn't. Ever. He treats his mate like an object.
The heroine is much more likeable. She is not always the prettiest, but she is physicall ...more
First of all, everything develops several years after those first four books, maybe even centuries. So all that typical characteristics about the men of those times were not present in the hero of this book. I know it's weird because sometimes I thought they were too sexists and chauvinists, but the heroes in those books were also very different from the other men of th ...more
I think what worked for me was when the both of them knew ...more
There were some good twists, but the "obstacles" that kept the main characters apart got a little tedious after awhile. Overall, a good read if you are looking for something mindless and fun.. --- Diane ™
by Jude Deveraux
Christiana Montgomery Mathison, a.k.a. Nola Dallas, is 28 years old and has a history of finding herself caught up in dangerous situations. She left home at 18 to become a newspaper reporter and has now gained a reputation as a courageous, albeit foolhardy, woman who is out to save the world. She has written articles exposing the Mexican government, spending days and nights in the company of Mexican guards before talking a guard into unlocking her cell; she has infil ...more
Well, of course, she's going to fall for the handsome Tyman. Who wouldn't? He's dark, handsome, capable, and he ...more
This is a zany story set in the late 1800s (I think). Chris is need'in rescuing from her appalling job as a reporter. She needs to settle down & start popping out babies. He ...more
This book was plain weird. I've read all but three or four of Jude Deveraux' books, some of them are quite cheesy, some a bit over the top, but most of them are romantic page turners and all made me stay with the characters until their last embrace *sigh*
THIS book, though, "The Temptress", is the first one I quit reading after 45 pages. I was trying to forgive the really unbelievable beginning (he jumps out of the wardrobe, grabs her n ...more
Ella comienza a enamorarse de Tynan, aún cuando él le advier ...more
I was a little afraid that it wasn't going to end well, and I'm glad that the author found a way to bring things around.
You need to read this. You will love it.
She began writing in 1976, and published her first bo ...more