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Something Scandalous

(The Spinster Club #3)

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3.84  ·  Rating details ·  443 ratings  ·  31 reviews
Masa lalu yang kelam..

Setelah dibesarkan sebagai putri Duke of Kendal, Elizabeth mendapati kenyataan mengejutkan bahwa sang Duke ternyata bukan ayah kandungnya. Karena sang Duke tidak memiliki anak laki-laki, seluruh gelar dan harta kekayaannya harus diwariskan pada satu-satunya pewaris prianya, seorang sepupu jauh yang hijrah ke Amerika bertahun-tahun lalu.

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Paperback, 432 pages
Published September 26th 2012 by Elex Media Komputindo (first published April 1st 2010)
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ChloeLeeNH
Mar 31, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this one... but what I really liked was the secondary character of Somerton. I can't wait for his story. But I do like the heroine finding out her backstory and what a backstory it was!
Ashlyn Macnamara
The romance genre is rife with series: series about various family members or a circle of friends finding love. In the tradition of Lisa Kleypas' Wallflower series, the heroine of Christie Kelley's Something Scandalous is part of a group of friends known as the Spinsters' Club.
I recently enjoyed another book in this series, Every Night I'm Yours. Its bickering hero and heroine's love/hate relationship had a great deal of chemistry that kept things moving along. Add to that their friends' amazed
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Beate
Jul 17, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: historical, romance
This book was a big step up from the previous one in the series. It's like the author tried something that didn't work, and then went back to the success of the first book. I loved this one almost as much as I loved the first one.

I loved the characters and the chaos that ruled this book, though was not happy about the last obstacle that popped up towards the end, only to end nasty. I like the troubles the author makes her characters go through, though sometimes it feels like she goes a step or t
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Siska
i know in real life some marriage couple have an open marriage. but most of them can not last in marriage. it just not the way marriage is all about. deep down anyone knows that.
many women used sex as a tool for control their couple. i think i dont like that either. because we should only make love to make our couple more in love with us.
making love is giving not taking
Amyiw
Liked it. Had enough interesting things going on and chemistry was good, but some of the plot lines seemed to be forced. It was enjoyable in the end and I was torn between 3 and 4. I guess the deciding factor is that I would not push it on friends and only recommend it to hard core historical romance fans.
Siska
Mar 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
two think i like about this book. there is some couple who have an open marriage that's true. but most of them can't last long in their married. it is not the way God intents in married life.
and the second thing is... women do make sex as a tool to control their husband and that is wrong. if we really love our husband we should make love on to make our husband loves us more
Kiesha ~ 1Cheekylass
Fantastic read :) 4.5 - Not as much angst as the others, although I as a**whipped with some scenes.
Helen
Apr 16, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another fantastic story by Christie
Lyn
Feb 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this book. I like it better than the 2nd book of the series. Can't wait to read the next book.
Pamela
Nov 06, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rated 4.5 Blue Ribbons
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Elora
Oct 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
sedih, sensual, romantis! ;)
Kbee
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I liked. A bit long at times but good.
Netha
Nov 28, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hidup Lady Elizabeth Kendall berubah 180 derajat setelah pengakuan orang yang selama ini dianggapnya ayah ternyata bukan ayah kandungnya.
hal itu menimbulkan tanda tanya besar, sebenarnya siapa ayah kandungnya.
tapi karna duke of kendall yg tidak pernah mengingkari elizabeth sbg putri-nya jd bagi semua orang elizabeth tetap adalah keluarga kendall.
namun elizabeth ingin mengetahui siapa ayah kandungnya, bertekad menemukan buku harian sang ibu, elizabeth berharap dari buku harian itu sang ibu ada me
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Pauline Destinugrainy
Hal yang diinginkan Elizabeth saat ini hanya satu, mencari tahu siapa ayahnya yang sesungguhnya. Sementara itu dia menantikan kedatangan kerabat dari Duke of Kendal, ayahnya, untuk mengklaim haknya sebagai Duke berikutnya. Elizabeth tidak rela jika rumah dan estate ayahnya jatuh ke tangan Richard, sepupunya yang serakah.

William Atherton datang ke Inggris bersama ketujuh adiknya. Kedatangannya dengan niat untuk menjual semua properti ayahnya, dan kembali ke Virginia, Amerika untuk menikah dengan
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Greselley
Oct 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Here I thought the story of the second book is too heavy. I can't tell for certain if this book is better than the second book but I still insist the latter contains a very good story contrary to what other readers think. There are things in this book that kind of disturbed me. First, I think the timing of Will realizing he's inlove with Elizabeth is a bit too early. It doesn't seem to be real for me. Second, the relationship of the duke and Elizabeth's mother. That really disturbed the heck out ...more
Tonileg
What would you do if you find out that you are adopted or that one of your parents isn't your biological parent. Well surprise, surprise, Lady Elizabeth the youngest daughter of the Duke of Kendal (and card carrying member of the Spinster club) is not who she thinks she is, but does it matter when the Duke had accepted her (whilst living) as his daughter so it doesn't matter really in a time before DNA testing.
William Atherton shows up after a living in America for most of his life. BAM! He find
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ies
Oct 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
Akhir baca ini makin membuatku ingin membaca Anthony Westfield si Viscount Somerton hehehe.. ga sabar buku ke 4 nya terbit XD

Elizabeth si Heroine, putri Duke of Kendal atau seperti itulah yang diayakini selama ini dan orang-orang yakini menghadapi kenyataan bahwa ternyata dia adalah hasil hubungan gelap Ibunya dengan orang lain. Meski hal itu lumrah pada masa itu, tetap saja itu menjadi duri dalam daging bagi Elizabeth, die harus mencari tau siapa sebenarnya ayah kandungnya. Dan jalan satu-satu
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Tracy T.
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just loved this book. It was one of my favorites so far. The story line was really good. Elizabeth and William were both strong and very likable and had great chemistry with some hot and steamy sex to boot. Loved that he had all those siblings it added to a great story.

There are 5 books in this series:
Book 1: Every Night I'm Yours
Book 2: Every Time We Kiss
Book 3: Something Scandalous
Book 4: Scandal of The Season
Book 5: One Night Scandal

I listened to this book via audible as I read along and th
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Sari
Oct 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Lebih suka buku ini dibanding 2 pendahulunya, ga bertele" n lumayan seru konfliknya. Makin penasaran ma kisah Sophie n Nicholas, sayang terbitnya pasti setelah kisah Anthony & Victoria :(

Ga nyangka org jaman dulu, perkumpulan mesumnya byk juga, mana aneh2 lagi, para bangsawan pula pelakunya, ga beda jauh ma pejabat2 sekarang XD
Maggie Hesseling
Apr 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
I love lost heir stories and paired with Kelley's great writing, this novel is not just hard to put down but an absolute pleasure to read. My only issue with it was the alternative 'love' story, which led up to an ending I didn't expect and wish was worked out a little more. I felt as if it had been thrown in there just for the sake of it.
Regina
May 28, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very simple, ho-hum read. I liked the idea of an American/Canadian inheriting the ducal title but the story was too cardboard. And although Will and Elizabeth were likeable, character development was lacking, especially with Will's siblings. 2.8 stars
Astri  Nasthasia Videlia
dua orang ini bikin greget... biar kata terjemahannya bikin aga macet... hmpffth
Dantegideon
They're a bit over wrought.
Ceacily cici Sherly
terlalu banyak orang dan nama apalagi ade2nya si Will...pusinggg...lumayan lah ceritanya...
Cherie
Jan 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5
Tarum
Aug 04, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction, romance
2.5 Bintang aja
E. R.
I borrowed this from my library and I just perused it. It was a nice story and I appreciated how the hero and heroine needed each other in more ways than they thought.
Marisa
rated it it was ok
Jan 20, 2011
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Other books in the series

The Spinster Club (5 books)
  • Every Night I'm Yours (The Spinster Club, #1)
  • Every Time We Kiss (The Spinster Club, #2)
  • Scandal of the Season (The Spinster Club, #4)
  • One Night Scandal (The Spinster Club, #5)