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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  2,329 ratings  ·  195 reviews
He expected to be the topic of scandalous gossip. He did not expect an intriguing young lady to barge into his home with the intention of saving his wicked soul. Banished to Boston for causing the death of Lord Banbury, Lucas Dempsey vowed never to set foot on English soil again. But when his brother inherits the viscountcy and pleads for his return, the opportunity to sho ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 14th 2015 by Adele Clee (first published June 11th 2015)
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Jul 05, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
To Save a Sinner was a good book. Both the heroine and the hero were strong characters. Lucas was sent away to Boston due to being accused of murdering another man with one punch during a fight. He is called back home to England by his brother and meets the heroine at a ball when she goes into the garden to find her sister. Though her sister is considered the beauty and never lets the heroine forget it, they seem to have a decent relationship. The heroine is not considered ugly, just not as pre ...more
Elizabeth Bennet
Mar 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book is currently on the kindle free list and after reading a few reviews I decided," why not?" I think the major problem some may find with this read is the pre marital sex. It is slightly descriptive without being overly done and the h, Helena, has no inhibitions. It was troublesome that the two never thought about a possible child being conceived but for me that became over shadowed by the love I found in the couple.
Lucas had never met a woman like Helena she is has no filter. Her questi
This one had a bad narrator so it was hard to get through. The story was okay but the narration was really problematic
A brooding hero (who reminded me so much of Ross Poldark) accused of a crime and a young woman who can't fight her attraction journey to fight the truth.
Feeling an overwhelming desire to intimidate, a desperate need to unsettle her steely composure, he stepped into the moonlight and bestowed his most dazzling, most self-assured smile. Nothing. No gasp, no languid sigh, no fluttering of the lashes, not even the unwitting wetting of the lips. --Mr. Lucas Dempsey

5+ stars!

I've been on a Kindle freebie downloading binge this month, and so far I've discovered some absolutely wonderful books and authors for free! This amazing novel is one of them. It
Lucas the wronged and Helena the sleuth.
I loved both MCs. Lucas is a bitter man after accidentally killing a man in a duel when he was younger, and being forced into exile by his father. But underneath all the hardened cynicism and slutty behavior, is a world weary man with a heart of gold. Helena is an intelligent wallflower who happens to overhear two men plotting to kill Lucas to cover up the fact that the man Lucas supposedly killed was actually murdered by one of them. But who are they? She
Sep 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
A very nice love story
Trish R.
May 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awesome love story..

This was a really good book. There was just enough sexual tension through the whole book so that it didn’t get boring waiting for a sex scene that comes out of nowhere, so that was nice. However, I was a little confused with this story. It wasn’t a religious book, although I thought it was until I read some of the reviews. (It really needs a different name, IMO.) BUT this was one of the best LOVE stories I’ve ever read. The tenderness between Lucas and Helena was so sweet and
Jul 31, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm surprised by how much I enjoyed reading this book! So much so, that I will be reading the second of the series - 'A Curse of the Heart'.
'To Save A Sinner' was well-written, and the overall tone and flavor of the story appeared to be historically accurate as well.
I liked the male protagonist Lucas, as he proved to be more than just a pretty face, and I liked the heroine Helena even more, with her straightforward manner, bordering on blunt. While she stuck to the dictates of society - more o
Sep 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I fell in love with Lucas Dempsey!
A definite page turner that I struggled to put down. If you like historical romance you will love this book.
May 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: historical
Historical romance with a bit of suspense and a very enjoyable plot with good characters !
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I confess I have this book on my kindle shelves for a while, and it was nearly well forgotten until a bookbub newsletter reminded me of its existence.
And I was glad of it.
It was a very much enjoyable read.
I loved both main characters plus their family circle, well except maybe Helena’s mother.
Helena Ecclestone is not the conventional type, she speaks her mind, never afraid to voice loudly her thoughts. And while she feels a strong pulse toward Lucas, it doesn’t render her weak but intrigued her.
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
I found the characters well developed and likeable. I liked their romance and was on the edge of my seat waiting to see where it would lead. I do agree with some reviewers that Miss Clee could have made a couple more attempts on the hero’s life to add a little more excitement. But honestly, I didn't even realize there was just the one until I was reading other reviews. I wasn't bored at all. Helena did spend a lot of time unchaperoned which is hard to believe. She is out till at least 10pm one n ...more
Jan 31, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebies
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Heather C
May 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Sweet. I enjoyed it but didn't love it. Not sure if I will continue on with the next book.
Sep 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
- Review in English at the bottom of the page-

Man kann bei diesem Buch mit Sicherheit darüber diskutieren, ob es historisch korrekt geschrieben ist, da sich da schon eine (größere) Freiheiten auftun, aber davon abgesehen ist es ein unwahrscheinlich lebendiges Buch, das mich von der ersten Seite an gefesselt hat!

Der Klappentext ist ein wenig irreführend, so dass ich etwas zurückhaltend an das Buch heranging, da ich doch eine ganz andere Geschichte erwartete.

Die Geschichte selbst ist peppig und du
Aug 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Better than expected

A truly spunky, but not annoying heroine combined with a falsely-accused-of-murder hero interacting in a reasonably believable plot make for good, light reading. I really liked the calm, steady cleverness of Helena who never gave way to fits of pique or allowed herself to be duped by attempts to discredit her or Lucas. She is a woman on a mission and I liked that she maintained her focus on 'saving' Lucas. In short, there were no tedious, contrived misunderstandings to muddy
What a breath of fresh air! When so many romance novels rely on misunderstanding and misinterpretation on the characters' parts to create conflict we are presented with a couple whose whole relationship is hinged on there being trust and mutual understanding. Which is something every relationship is typically needing to be real and lasting. Also very well written. Except for the usage of the term 'coupling' I have no complaints. I saw the next book coming as soon as Gabriel was introduced. I was ...more
Oct 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Just wonderful! I loved it. I ended up reading it in just one sitting. It was so well written. The pacing was great, I couldn't wait to find out what would be happening next. The cherry on top was the wonderful characters! I loved Lucas and Helena. I also loved many of the supporting cast of characters. Even the not so nice characters were well written and entertaining whether they were evil or not. This was the first book I have read by Adele Clee, and it will not be my last.
Es entretenido, al principio me gustó mucho, el final desinfla un poco

Tiene un poco de suspenso, bien resuelto porque el malo no es el que uno se imagina

Helena no es Bonita, es más ella se siente fea sobre todo porque se compara con su hermana, pero a Lucas que es un churro y la sensación de la temporada la zona ncuentra diferente y refrescante.

Es buena para un fin de semana de no pensar

Apr 23, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: historicals
Das Buch war okay, aber nicht das große Highlight und wird wohl schnell wieder vergessen sein.
Gut fand ich, dass Helena nicht auf verschiedene Intrigen hereingefallen ist, sondern wirklich Vertrauen zu Lucas hatte. Woher das allerdings gekommen ist - ist mir etwas schleierhaft. Das war doch sehr Insta-Love...
Kann man lesen, muss man aber (leider) nicht
venue walker
Oct 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To save sinner was an amazingly good book!

It had just the right amount of love,romance,and adventure to keep me reading it . It was. page turner,and I couldn't put it down. I highly recommend it to all lovers of romance novels.
Patricia Perez
Oct 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I really enjoyed this book. The was the first time I have read her work. I can't wait for book two. I recommend this book to all.
Phyllis C Surface
Three stars

Overall, I did Enjoy reading the book. Main female character is quite the hoot for that era and being female.
Laura Thomas
Jan 13, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Contemporary romance with regency overtones

Really tired of reading books that categorized historical and are really modern. Time I won't get back,stop reading this author.
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Four years ago he, was accused of murder, judged by his father, and exiled to America. Now Lucas Dempsey is back, on his brother's request, but he has no intention of playing nice. If the ton is intent on judging him, he's more than willing to provide many different things they can sneer upon. Though his line is apparently, inexplicably to him, drawn at ruining respectable young ladies. Especially a lady like Miss Helen Ecclestone, who appears to see thro
Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audible-read
The Dragon and the Wood Nymph

This was my first book by Adele Clee, and I'm really glad I picked it up. I'm always happy to find a new Regency romance author!

Helena Ecclestone is attending yet another boring society ball with her younger sister when the attendees are surprised by the arrival of Lucas Dempsey. Lucas is the younger brother of a viscount and was exiled from England four years ago for causing the death of a peer during a fight. He wasn't officially charged with murder, but society ha
Jun 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Helena is a great character.  Although she is not deemed by society as beautiful she has never let this demean her in any way, in fact, she finds it almost comical when she is looked over for dancing in favour of her sister.  She spends most of her time reading and has gained a great deal of knowledge from this pursuit, which has also helped her to look beyond physical features and gain a persons true worth from their character.

Lucas Dempsey has a typical 'man-done-wrong' arrogance but he too se
Feb 27, 2018 rated it liked it
I really liked the first 3/4 of this book. Characters were interesting and the plot kept me engaged. I could see how they fell in love with each other and I liked that it wasn't all about their appearances. He liked how she looked but he loved the fact that she understood and trusted him. However, the book became draggy towards the end. I dislike when a problem arises out of nowhere and it is obvious it was just introduced to keep the story going but it adds nothing to the plot and you know it w ...more
Jun 12, 2017 rated it liked it
J'ai trouvé cet ebook dans une liste de Kindle gratuit. Je n'avais jamais lu ce qu'ils appellent a "Christian book" du coup je me suis dit pourquoi pas.
En gros, Lucas revient en Angleterre après avoir vécu quatre ans à Boston pour échapper à une condamnation possible suite au meurtre d'un gentleman. Il rencontre Helena Ecclestone à une soirée qui entend les bribes d'un complot contre lui et elle va l'en avertir. A eux deux, ils découvrent la vérité sur toute cette histoire non sans s'attacher l'
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