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Passion and Pleasure in London (Charmed and Dangerous #3)

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Winter Ashburn was once the toast of the ton, but now she skirts the margins of high society by stealing from the rich to give to the poor. Her latest mark is none other than Rory Jameson, the rake who dared mistake her for a lady of the evening. Winter has stolen from her fair share of scandalously handsome men in the past . . . so why does her heart beat faster as she ap ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 26th 2008 by Avon
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Julie (jjmachshev)
Sep 24, 2008 Julie (jjmachshev) rated it really liked it
Reviewed for queuemyreview.com; book release Sep08

I just love reading romances that leave me with a sappy smile on my face! “Passion and Pleasure in London” by Melody Thomas is just such a novel. It has a dastardly villain with a witchy daughter that both receive their well-deserved comeuppance at the hands of our hero and heroine who then live happily ever after. Happy sigh.

Winter carries the weight of what’s left of her family, a demented mother and younger brother, on her small shoulders. At
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Lady Darcie Guenon
Nov 06, 2008 Lady Darcie Guenon rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: romance lovers
Recommended to Lady Darcie by: another book
what a great book, i just couldn't put it down, i love how you met the hero in the beginning and not toward the middle, thats the best. im just in love with Rory <3
Monique Takens
Jul 17, 2015 Monique Takens rated it liked it
Ik heb de Nederlandstalige versie gelezen ; Smelt voor mij - Candlelight Historische roman 922 .
3e en laatste deel van deze serie over spionnen van Lord Ware . De held van dit verhaal was een bijfiguur in de 2 eerdere delen . Helaas ook nu geen update in dit boek over de hoofdfiguren uit de vorige delen .Het is net als de vorige delen meer een spannend avonturen verhaal dan een romantisch verhaal .
Josephine
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Shelves: dnf
There was 10 or so pages of exposition at the beginning of this book and the pacing of this made it difficult for me to get into the story. I also felt like there was a lot of telling rather than showing so I also felt like I was missing out on key moments between the hero and heroine.
Danette Steward
Aug 04, 2011 Danette Steward rated it it was ok
Shelves: thomas-melody
1.5. This was a very confusing story. It made absolutely no sense and there were contradicting statements and details I just couldn't get passed. The synopsis of the plot is very misleading as well. Not an easy, feel good, fluffy book.
Tabetha Waite
May 27, 2013 Tabetha Waite rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this book! I thought Rory was depicted wonderfully and Winter was an independent heroine, but not so much that the marquess couldn't be a true hero to her :)
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Good fluffy fun. The prose is a bit purple in the first half, but there is a satisfyingly adventurous conclusion to this story.
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Sep 27, 2011 Terree rated it liked it
It was pretty slow to start, and pretty easy to figure out the mystery of the "who-done-it" but about 3/4 of the way through it got pretty good, and I liked the ending.
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Years after receiving my Criminal Justice degree from the University of Oklahoma , I discovered the
historical romance genre. True legends like M.M Kaye, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Judith McNaught, and
Penelope Williamson, sparked my love for writing and convinced me I wanted only to do one thing in
my life and that was to create great stories alive with grit and passion.

In the past, I've written western
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