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Preview — My Fair Temptress by Christina Dodd
My Fair Temptress (Governess Brides #7)
Miss Caroline Ritter, accomplished flirt, acknowledgedbeauty, and ruined gentlewoman, offers lessons toany rich, noble lord too inept to attract a wife. Discardyour silly affectations and your garish clothing!Learn the art of witty conversation, elegant dancing,equestrian feats and irresistible seduction at theopera! With Miss Ritter's help, you can become themost sought-a...more
The reason why you have to suspend belief is that the premise does not make sense. A Duke is concerned about his son not having a wife so he hires a woman that will teach him to flirt? Ok then the son, Jude, is a spy out for revenge chooses to act like an idiot, why he has ...more
This addition to the series, is about a flamboyant dandy who seems superficial and naive to say the least. After his brother's death he returns to his family home being an absolute braggart and show-off especially regarding fashion. His father decides it's time to take action by assigning to a governess to te ...more
That might also be because it ends with a major cliff-han ...more
Poveste de dragoste este una cu un inceput ingenios , si inca o data Cristina Dodd, reuseste sa ma surprinda cu modul ei de a scrie.
Mi-au placut mult personajele acestei povesti,situatiile create au fost amuzante si credibile,iar faptul ca Jude poza in pozitia unui firfizon francez a facut deliciul acestui vol ...more
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I think I was put off right at the first, when introduced with a heroine whose only skill (in her own words) is flirting. I basically found her to be vapid and couldn't even bring myself to care that much that she had been ruined.
Then, the idea that a duke had hired a governess to teach his son to flirt so he could find a wife...real ...more
This Dodd book could've been better. This wasn't as tightly-written as other Dodd books like Just The Way You Are, Close to You, and My Favorite Bride. The action-mystery interfered with Hero & heroine's sexual chemistry. Romance became more ...more
La storia è abbastanza insipida, con l’onnipresente Throckmorton e i suoi giochi di spie (stavolta almeno ci vengono risparmiati i russi, perché i nemici vengono dalla Moricandia..), e anche le scene hot sono assolutamente dimenticabili.
I am currently on a Regency kick and this one was terrific!!
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