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Rebellious Rake, Innocent Governess (Alstones #2)

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Notorious rake Benedict Shaw could have his pick of ton heiresses, but one woman has caught his experienced eye—governess Miss Charlotte Wells!

Chaperoning her charges at magnificent society balls, Charlotte hides behind her shapeless dresses and unnecessary spectacles, doing her best to fade into the gilded wallpaper. Only, the smoldering intensity of Ben's gaze makes that
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Published September 2009 by Harlequin Historical (first published 2009)
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This book was such an exercise in frustration to me. I was constantly distracted by the writing style of the author to the point that it completely derailed my enjoyment of the book.

The author seemed like she had a thesaurus open and was using it with abandon in every paragraph. In particular, the author had a style of using a different emotive verb for character's speech followed by an adverb describing a different manner of speaking to the point it was infuriating and crazy distracting!

This is
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja)
I enjoyed reading this book. I think the writing style probably wouldn't work for everyone, but it has a trad regency feel that I like in a regency romance.

Unfortunately, the title and blurb are a bit misleading. The hero, Ben, really isn't that much of a rake. He's illegitimate, and that has affected him so that he doesn't 'spread his seed' liberally. He has affairs, but he is discreet about it and careful to take precautions. Charlotte is a virgin, but she's not as young and naive as the title
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Very entertaining. The play between characters is delightful.

Charlotte is content with sitting in the background watching her charges but Benedict sees through her carefully chosen wardrobe and becomes a pest. I know it is an usual theme but it is written with just the right touch of wit and charm to make it well worth the read.
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