The Elusive Earl
Daniel has spent the majority o ...more
Publication Date: 8/27/18
This is an exciting, action-packed, and romantic addition to the Saints and Scoundrels series by Maddison Michaels. This new author seems to be off to a great start. The writing is intelligent and witty and the two main characters are very interesting. At times you want to kiss them and at other times you want to spank them. Especially our hero because he is one of the most pig-headed and stubborn characters I’ve ever read. I was actually ...more
I had no idea the journey I was getting myself into when I began The Elusive Earl. It's got a fake-relationship and hate to love trope as well as murder and treasure-hunting packed wonderfully in a sow burn romance.
The hero Daniel is nine years older than Brianna and has been getting her out of trouble her entire life. He helps her journey through Italy to save her cousin who was kidnapped for old journals of Brianna's mother that contained the location of King Ale...more
An adventure to knock your socks off , an Earl trying to keep a Lady in line and rescue her , mainly from herself and her actions .
He’s Daniel , An Earl , a Spy , an adventurer, a saviour , a hero .
She’s Bree , a Lady , an orphan, a collector, and a pain in the neck , at least for Daniel .
The two don’t get on , say they don’t even like each other , but who’s trying to fool who , these two were made for each other .
A really great book full of angst , adventure, emotional situations, and le ...more
Earlier this year I read Madddison Michaels first book The Devilish Duke which I thoroughly enjoyed, it was my first regency romance and what an introduction. This second book well and truly met my expectations, which were pretty high after the reading her first book. Once again we have a very strong headed female Brianna as our lead character, she's stubborn and brave and just wonderful, and always getting into some sort of trouble. Then there's our reluctant leading man Dan ...more
This novel was a great read! I read the first novel in the series and could not wait to read about Daniel and Brianna after having them mentioned in the first novel of the series.
Brianna Penderley speaks her mind, climbs out of windows, and has a knack for getting in trouble. Luckily, her uncle sends the best man for the job to get Brianna out of these troublesome situations. Daniel Wolcott, the Earl of Thornton, is a stubborn ma ...more
Daniel has spent the majority of his life exercising rigid control over his emotions, determined never to become t ...more
Brianna Penderley’s parents were murdered when she was a baby. The murderer ordered his servant to kill her, but he hid her and sent for her English uncle, Sir Walter Penderley. Her parents were searching for an ancient treasure as was the greedy villain. Bree grew up with he ...more
We first meet Daniel in the Devilish Duke after he comes to blows with Devlin when Daniel believes his sister Sophie is being taken advantage.
The first few pages start of with a bang full of mystery and intrigue and the fast pace doesn’t let up until the book is finished.
Brianna Penderley has always been an adventurous young woman always looking for some ancient artifact and getting into some kind of mishap.
In every situation Daniel Wolcott the Earl of Thornton has alw ...more
Brianna Penderley always manages to get herself into situations that she needs someone to help her get out of. However, this time, she's managed to get herself into a situation she might not be able to get out of when she becomes engaged to two men. Luckily, her fix-it man Daniel Wolcott is a man that knows what it takes to get a job done. Then again, he's always been her knight in shining armor. It's just too bad they don't like each other, otherwise they'd be perfect together. But with trouble ...more
Brianna Penderley has a knack for getting into precarious situations, especially when it comes to her love for archaeology. In the heart of Naples, her terrible Italian has her accidentally becoming engaged to two men at the same time. Of course, Daniel Wolcott—the Earl of Thornton and the only man ever able to vex her—shows up to rescue her.
Daniel has spent the majority of his life in rigid control of his life. Brianna was the one person who made Daniel lose control ...more
I had the pleasure of reading the ARC of Maddison Michaels’ second novel in her Saints & Scoundrels series.
The basics: Said Earl, Daniel Wolcott is asked to go rescue Lady Brianna from a spot of trouble concerning two fiancées, and before you know it the two of them are thrown together into a suspenseful plot of kidnapping, lost treasure and whatnot in this lovely romance novel.
Michaels definitely found her voice with this one. Even though I adored its predecessor, her voice has be ...more
"The Elusive Earl" by Maddison Michaels is the second book in 'Saints and Scoundrels series.
I have not read the first book in this series and this is the first book I have read by this author. I really enjoyed reading this book as is contained a Heroine I did admire. Brianna Tenderly seems to be woman who gets in the most amazing situations like getting engaged to two men at the same time. Daniel Wolcott—the ...more
Brianna's current predicament will take Daniel to Italy, she has somehow managed to betroth herself to two men at the same time. His superior in the War Office is Brianna's uncle and he has tasked Daniel with untangling the mess Brianna has found herself in. Daniel is not happy, especially when her uncle jokes that he should ma ...more
Brianna Penderley has grown up with her aunt and uncle in England after being orphaned as a toddler, talking about her parents ...more
I loved it! The story is very engaging and entertaining. I loved all the characters. It has right amount of mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure. I think it's a must read for historical fiction fans, especially for those who enjoy reading about treasure hunts.
Brianna Penderley has been the bane of Daniel's life for quite some time now. The girl has a bad habit of finding trouble and he is the one who comes to her rescue every single time. But he cannot help it, he feels that he ow ...more
Daniel Walcott, the Earl of Thornton works secretly for the War Office. His boss and family friend, has asked him to go and , once more rescue his niece from trouble. The woman has been a pain in the neck since s ...more
Daniel and Bree are so totally opposite personalities that keep butting heads. Bree Uncle runs the War Office and is Daniel mentor so he always seem to be assigned to getting Bree out of the trouble she always finds herself in ...more
Brianna has gotten herself into another mess and Daniel has been sent to extract her from it once again. But this time, there seems to be a lot more going on than the mess that Brianna caused. Always at loggerheads with each other, the two must pose as husband and wife as they move to finding a solution to Brianna's problem. Could all the bickering they find themselves in really be a mechanism to hide their true feelings? As the journey continues, they find th ...more
The story of the Lost Treasures of King Aleric was just to wordy. To many murders. This story should have been edited ...more
Still, a little ambivalent with the overall story. Brianna (the missing princess of course) is an orphan but brought up by her loving aunt & uncle ...more
I have loved the first book ,and was eagerly waiting for the next book in the series. The Devilish Duke was amazing and this one which is the second in the Saints and Scoundrels series did not disappoint me one bit!
This book certainly had a lot more action than the last book. And it kept you on the edge of your seat rooting for the main characters to get through their hardships and find happiness with each other and find a safe place.
It was truly ...more
A member of the RWA and RWA Australia, Maddison is ...more