Lord Perfect (Carsington Brothers #3)
Tall, dark, and handsome, the heir to the Earl of Hargate, Benedict Carsington, is known for his impeccable manners and good breeding. Benedict knows all the rules and has no trouble following themuntil Bathsheba Wingate enters his life. Now, the two must embark on a rescue mission that puts them in dangerous, intimate proximity. Fortunately, Benedict is in perfect contro...more
Benedict Carsington, VISCOUNT RATHBOURNE, is the Heir to the EARL OF HARGATE and an acknowledged Paragon. He is always perfectly attired, his manners are impecable and his behavior is above reproach. He lives by a set of Rules that has been insti...more
When Benedict Carsington, Viscount Rathbourne, and Bathsheba Wingate catch sight of each other across the Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly, there is a mutual spark of attraction. Benedict is ‘the embodiment of the noble ideal, everything aristocrats o...more
What is great about this book is the supporting cast - Olivia and Peregrine. The children's adventure pushes the reluctant adults together, yet at the same time you can't help but fall for Olivia's guile and Peregrine's exasperation throu...more
Bathsheba looked at Benedict. "You never told me they were matchmaking."
"He didn't notice...more
I think most of all I loved the language in this book, the precise formal dialog, the children's precociousness--a...more
My favorite exchange between Benedict and Bathsheba:
“Mrs. Wingate regarded him through slitted blue eyes. "Have you any idea, Rathbourne, how utterly detestable you become when you adopt that tone of patient superiority?"...more
"The trouble is, you are tired, hungry, anxious, and afflicted with an aching hand," he said. "The trouble is, you had confidently expected a happy outco
Charming and funny, it was a delight to read about two mature, adult people falling in love despite their best intentions. It was also refreshing to read a book th...more
Nobody is perfect, not even Lord Perfect, despite what the world believes. Well, now is his chance to prove the world wrong.
The children lead the adults on a merry chase, and the merry chase catchs the adults, tossing them about in a cauldron of passion and love.
it is fun to look at the developements of the characters - especially Lord Perfect. who is in the end maybe not so perfect in the eye of society but nevertheless perfect for a woman ... one can dream :-)
Baptesha was a strong woman (I have to confess I hate the shy heroines who are looking up to their heros like they are...more
traditionally the heros are alpha, the females virginial and yet she has an orgasm through penetration and on the first roll in the hay-- which makes me n...more
I wasn't sure I would enjoy this as much as Mr Impossible. After all That one had the adventure in Egypt and the irresistible Rupert. But I fell in love with Bathsheba, cheering her along as she melted the nor quite so perfect Benedict. And of course it included Olivia and...more
Bathsheba is a widow with daughter Olivia. Benedict is a widower with his nephew Peregrine visiting him. Olivia and Peregrine meet at a museum and later run off on an adventure together. Bathsheba and Benedict join forces to follow and find them.
Sexual language: moderate. Number of sex scenes: five. Setting: 1821 England. Copyright: 2006. Genre: regency romance.
For a list of my reviews of other Loretta Chase books, see my 5 star re...more
The ton call Benedict lord perfect becuase he never got his foot wrong. While Batsheba (what kind a name is that?) is the infamous DeLucey. Benedict has to take care his newphew Peregrine while Batsheba has a daughter Olivia. Through these two kids they both met.
When Olivia and Peregrine run away to uncover Edmund DeLucey's treasure, Benedict and Batsheba has to c...more
In a nutshell, the children run off on a Noble Quest and the hero and heroine chases after them. This actually forms the major part of the story. I admit I was more interested in knowing the ridiculous antics of the children than what their parent/guardians...more
I cared about their adventure, I wanted to see what became of Peregrine as an adult, and I wanted to read tons more of Olivia's VERY DRAMATIC Letters. In short: I wanted this to be their book.
As for the main characters, I give you a very un-dramatic, un-i...more
This was very cute! Still not my favorite by Ms. Chase ( and win that) but I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend this to all of her fans. The hero, Benedict Carsington, Viscount Rathbourne, is quite a starchy (and HOT) man, whose wife died some years previous to the story. He has a 13-year-old nephew, Peregrine, who he is watching. Bathsheba Wingate (I love that name Bathsheba! Too bad she took down Kind David. And you know this name only belongs to the uber beautiful) is a widow wit...more
While I liked its predecessors, Miss Wonderful and Mr. Impossible, well enough, there was something about them that just made them feel a little too close to work, if you know what I mean. I never quite lost myself while reading and was overly conscious of how many pages were left.
Well, I am very pleased to say,...more
There were some witty lines thrown in during conversations between Benedict and Bath...more
My career at Clark University was not short. After earning a B.A. in only twice the usual time...more
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"That is what I like about you, Mrs. Dashwood," he said. "You are so sarcastic. It saves me the trouble of trying to be tactful and charming.”
"I told you so," he said.”