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Devil's Daughter

(The Ravenels #5)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  14,136 ratings  ·  1,788 reviews
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas delivers a scintillating tale of a beautiful, young widow who finds passion with the one man she shouldn't...

Although beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel, she knows one thing for certain: he's a mean, rotten bully. Back in boarding school, he made her late husband's life a misery, and she'll ne
Mass Market Paperback, 375 pages
Published February 19th 2019 by Avon
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Sara Reads (mostly) LOTS of Romance
Full Review Feb 23 2019:




God this book was so fucking good. I started at 11 pm and literally stayed up till 4 and devoured it in one sitting lmao. MAY I JUST SAY I have been waiting for this book for a freaking year and it. DELIVERED.

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Penny Reid
Feb 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Reading Lisa Kleypas makes me question whether I should be writing books at all. She is a MASTER, her stories always give me that lovely pang in my chest and the sense of being lost in another world. My plan had been to wait and save this book for when I needed something great to read. Alas, I lasted one week. :-\

That's okay, I'll re-read it. :-)
Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth

If you asked me about my favorite Historical Romance author I wouldn't be able to pick one. There are too many who write exceptional stories. But there is one who will always be in the top three: Lisa Kleypas. I've read almost all of her HR books and there wasn't a single one I didn't love. But we all have this one hero, written by one of our favorite authors that stands out and will always occupy a special place in our hearts. In my case that is Sebastian St. Vincent from Devil in Winter. That
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
He kissed like a man who had lived too fast, learned too late, and had finally found the thing he wanted.

I feel myself fall into a perpetual state of bliss each time I crack open a Lisa Kleypas book. And this time was no different. I've been eagerly anticipating this book, and now that I've finished it, quite frankly, I don't know what to do with myself. Devil's Daughter was everything I had hoped it would be, and trust me when I tell you that I hope a GREAT DEAL.

Devil in Wint
West, the irascible brother who was pretty much the only highlight to the previous book, Hello Stranger, is also the only highlight to this one for me. He's smexy, witty, hilariously self deprecating, and has a natural ease with children - what's not to like? Well, for one, there is his choice in kind of boring women in the form of our heroine, Phoebe. With her red hair and Sebastian as her father (from the Wallflowers series), I was expecting a more fiery dis
Feb 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The hero in this book, West, is the guy that everyone has loved throughout this series. He's a reformed rake, the best HR character type, and always funny. The best part? Who his heroine is, because she is the daughter of another reformed rake that we ALL fell in love with in the Wallflowers series, Sebastian. And, that means we get glimpses of him too. Here's a description of him from his book (way back when):

Sebastian's reputation is so dangerous that thirty seconds alone with him will ruin
Oh my god.
Guess what?! <--you don't care but I'm going to tell you anyway.
I read this book last year and FORGOT. This? This is why I Goodread everything. Otherwise, I end up doing unplanned re-reads. Or in this case, unplanned re-listens because I used the audio version this time around. But that means that I didn't actually re-listen. I read it once and then listened to it once.
And none of that matters to you at all.
What matters is whether or not the story was any good. And it was! So, there y
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was ok
I feel so ashamed and so weak. And cheapened. How could I do this? Lisa Kleypas and I were officially divorced in March of 2018 after I read HELLO STRANGER. And then what do I go and do? Hook up with her again in February of 2019 for this book. Now that it's over I don't feel at all good about myself. And that time together wasn't pleasurable. No Big O for me here. I've been left completely unsatisfied and feel so bad about myself. Not only that, but I had to pay her for the hookup.

I blame it on
Feb 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourite
I loved this book. I adored Phoebe and West.

This wasn't the first time a highly respectable woman had given him the cold shoulder. But it was the first time it had ever stung.

She had been so beautiful there by the stream, as flowerlike as the wild irises on the banks.

Phoebe felt a hollowing sadness inside. There was something melancholy about a train whistle, the twin notes bracketing the air like an empty set of parentheses.

Starr (AKA Bam Bam) Rivers
I might have given this a mediocre 3 stars or 2.5 rounded to 3 if it wasn't LK. But because it IS, and she (used to be) one of my FAVE HR writers, and I have been waiting for this book for a YEAR, and I have had such high hopes after reading a couple of other ones in this series, and this is THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER!! Sebastian's daughter!! That in the end the result that fell soooooo short of expectations is what made me tear another star off.


Let me count the ways in which this book is a WASTE OF
Mar 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2019
The year long wait was so worth it!
West Ravenel is the best kind of book boyfriend there is. A Reformed Rake. Not as awesome as Lord St.Vincent, (who is though??) but definitely deserves a spot among the likes of Leo Hathaway. Infact, in many instances, this hotheaded Ravenel reminded me of Leo and Kev alternatively. Witty, wicked and sarcastic with a pinch of self deprecating humor, West was undeniably the best part of the Ravenel series.
Phoebe, Lady Clare, was not at all who I picture
Kat Valentine
Jul 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another great read from Lisa kleypas! I loved both West and phoebe and in early books both characters interested me. The writing was flawless as usual,but this was not a typical kleypas love story. Their Was some great intimate moments,but no passionate heat scorching, fan yourself moments that I've come to expect from this writer. I have read just about everything that Lisa kleypas has written and this series has been one of my very favorites. I will say that this a great historical romance and ...more
Sammy Loves Books
Re-read to get ready for Chasing Cassandra's release and I Loved it more the 2nd time!!

**5 "Reformed Rakes make Great Book Boyfriend" stars**


I've been so giddy with anticipation and Kleypas comes through with another winner!!!

Just when I'm not looking forward to a book or overly excited about a character, Wes Ravenel comes along and steals my heart right out of my chest! I mean, he's sexy as sin, honest to a fault, hard working, hung like a horse, and absolutely delicious in bed!


I love that he
**** 4.5 Stars!!!!!*****

Another fabulous read in this series!
Review to come!
Chitra *CJ*
Feb 27, 2018 marked it as next-in-series-read
Edit: Oh dear lord the blurb is out and it sound AMAZING!!! ANGST AND LOVE AND SECOND CHANCES!!! NEEEEEEEED!

Come to me Phoebe and West!!!!! *dramatically begs*
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
<3 5 STARS <3

Such a beautiful story, this is one of my top favorite reads in the series!It has everything I wanted and even more.I loved it so much and this story, touched me in so many ways.My heart was aching for both characters, as they struggled with their own issues.

I adored West and Phoebe, they were perfect for each other.Phoebe is a smart,strong,sweet and lovely heroine.I could easily relate with her.West is a swoon worthy hero and I love the slow burn between them!Their romance was addi
Stacey is Sassy
I loved the Devil and his Daughter

Back in the olden days (3 years ago) I was able to read five (5!!!!) books a week. Now, I’m lucky to read one. Don’t feel too bad for me, I am coping with this loss by supplementing the shortfall with a lot of audio books. It makes me a little sad though, that a book that would normally have taken me 24 hours, took me five days to read. I wanted…needed to read Devil’s Daughter quicker, but life got in the way.

By the end of the first chapter of this story, I kne
Ms. Smartarse
Victorian weddings! The place to be, if you want to mingle with the nobility: dressing up, dancing the night away, indulging in some of the most decadent food and... perhaps even meet that special someone?

If you're a widow fresh out of mourning however, then you might think twice about attending. Provided, of course, you can come up with a really good explanation for skipping your favorite brother's wedding. And Phoebe can't. Don't misunderstand her, she truly wanted to rant her way out of keep

Title: Devil's Daughter
Series: Ravenels #5
Author: Lisa Kleypas
Release date: February 19, 2019
Cliffhanger: No
Genre: historical romance

If you would have told me I'd be excited about West's book when I started the series, I'd have thought you were full of it. But here I am, saying that this was one of my most anticipated books of the year and I loved every minute of it. West has gone through such a transformation, proving over and over again that he's a changed man who wants to do the right thing
Maja  - BibliophiliaDK ✨

Reading this book took me away from everything - I was completely absorbed and transported! I loved the characters, the romance, the promise of more books to come and much more! I can only recommend giving this book - and this entire series - a chance!

"She is too far above me - morally, financially, socially, and any other 'ly' you can think of."
- West


West 💛: Oh my god, I cannot fully express how much I loved West! I loved his intelligence,
Mar 03, 2018 marked it as to-read
Fingers crossed for more Sebastian and Evie!
Sadly, not a five star, but not a one star by any means.

Who's the good boy?

Well, not the latest St. Vincent since that would be the son of the man we all love... to love, but the ex St. Vincent, Sebastian, from Devil in Winter, now the Duke of Kingston. Our St. Vincent is still top of the food chain in this book that features his oldest daughter.

No, St. V doesn’t overwhelm the story, but if you’re a fan any glimpses are great.

Phoebe is a widow with two young boys. She adored her young husband wh
Sep 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing

"If you have any misguided thoughts about taking me into your bed, you would find it a vastly mediocre experience. I'd be on you like a crazed rabbit, and half a minute later the whole thing would be over. I used to be a proficient lover, but now I'm a burnt-out libertine whose only remaining pleasure is breakfast food."

West Ravenel... what can I say about this man? He's no Rhys Winterborne, but then again Rhys Winterborne is no West Ravenel. West has been like a tapestry need
Stephanie • Ideally Inspired

Sam (AMNReader)
Feb 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Imagine me hovering between 3&4 stars. This book felt too strong for 3, but there were some choices I didn't love, along with others I did.

Also: excuse typos. I'm on my phone and away.

Shall I get the most controversial piece out of the way first? If West and Phoebe are sharing pages with Sebastian and Evie, proceed with caution. Phoebe and West started strong enough characters to do that, but in the end although I liked those bits Sebastian was constantly upstaging West. Call me crazy, but I wan
Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

What a wonderful romance this book turned out to be! I have been a huge fan of Lisa Kleypas for a long time and this book was a perfect example of the quality of her storytelling. I was swept away by Phoebe and West's story. This is the fifth book in the Ravenels series but it works well as a stand-alone. Longtime readers of Kleypas will enjoy getting the chance to catch up with some well-loved characters. This is a book that I went
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Original review Feb 2019: 4.5 stars. I ripped through this one in one day, although I feel now that probably wasn't such a great idea. Too much of a good thing. Like eating a rich dessert then feeling a bit bloated afterwards. It might have been better if I'd taken my time a bit more. But I had been waiting for this book, and I did love it.

Although it's one of the Ravenels series, for fans of the Wallflowers, there is quite a bit of wallflower business/characters in this book, which is a lovely
Mar 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: historical
I was expecting something more from the Devil's daughter!

Phoebe is just a nice person. Good mother, good wife to an invalid husband, good nurse... just plain good!

West, on the other hand was a deliciously bad guy in Cold-Hearted Rake! Here we see how his redemption transformed him into a deliciously good guy. Good hardworking estate manager loved by all the tenents and servants.

The story is well written and I enjoyed how they got together without too much fuss, but it was not what I was expecti
Jan 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing

If you were to ask me who my favorite author is, I'd tell you in a heartbeat that it's Lisa Kleypas. She's an author whose works I value tremendously, not only because they are outstanding, but also because she is the author who got me invested in romance. Devil's Daughter was one of those books that I knew even before going in that I would love. I'm happy to report that my gut was not wrong and that Lisa Kleypas showed yet again why she sits firmly at the top of my favorite authors list.

Gio Listmaker
Feb 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: If You Dont Mind The Widow Trope
4 Solid Stars

Reasons Why This Book Became A 4 Star Read And Not A Two Star

1. Sebastion And Evie
(They Still Light Up The Page With Their Hot Romance)
If Only LK Would Write Another Story Strickly About Them

I Imagine Him Looking Like This Now

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2. Lisa Kleypas Does Characterization Like A Boss!!

3. Phoebe's Children Also Light Up The Page And The Chemistry With West Is Flipping Adorable

4. West Our Hero Is The Perfect Combo Of Charming, Brooding, Silver Tongu
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LISA KLEYPAS is the RITA award-winning author of 21 novels. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. She lives in Washington State with her husband and two children.

Other books in the series

The Ravenels (6 books)
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