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Entertaining the Sombrevilles

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Raphael has looks, charm and money. His mother adores him, his brother wishes to be him, and his sister fixes all his problems. Men want him, and he wants them. What he doesn't want is a long, boring summer on his mother's old family estate.

But when they arrive, what greets him is a house packed with handsome strangers. While his sister struggles between duty and dreams,
Published November 8th 2017 by Less Than Three Press
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Dannica Zulestin
Nov 19, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: quiltbag, m-m
I'm afraid I did not like this book, partly because it was not what I expected, partly because of the amount of sex and how it was portrayed. Still, it might be good for someone else. I think to enjoy this book you'd have to know what you're getting into, so I'll try to describe my particular problems with it: judge for yourself whether they would apply to you as well.

The main thing that squicked me out in this book was that I had issues with age differences and consent issues. I don't mind prot
This was an interesting book. You don't often see, in MM books, a character (let alone more than one) who has sex pretty much all over the place. It's one of those Unwritten Rules that people get reeeaallll snippy about if you dare to break it.

But I feel it was so important to Raphael's development, from reckless, self-absorbed asshole who leaves destruction in his wake to a man trying to good: to himself, to his loved ones, to those who rely on him. This book is an excellent example of sex that
Jan 16, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 20th-century
First of all, I wonder who thought to classify works done in the 20th century as 'Historicals'? I always feel that if I'm alive and living in the century, it cannot be 'historical anything'. Before the year 1900 all the way back to the year dot, fine, but after that, I can't think of it being historical at all. That said. . . ,

How Not To Entertain The Sombrevilles is more like it. At first I saw 2 boys so spoiled and selfish that it was hard to tolerate them. Then as their antics get more and mo
May 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A well-executed plot with an excellent storyline, great characters, the build-up was great and I love the ending.
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Elvira Bell lives in Sweden and spends most of her time writing, reading or watching movies. Her weaknesses include, but are not limited to: vintage jazz, musicals, kittens, oversized tea cups, men in suits, the 18th century, and anything sparkly.

Elvira writes m/m romance and has a penchant for historical settings. She adores all things gothic and will put her characters through hell from time to

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