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The Scandalous Lyon

(The Lyon's Den Connected World)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  244 ratings  ·  23 reviews
Enter the world of the most notorious gambling den in London, where matches are made... unusually. Welcome to the world of THE LYON'S DEN: The Black Widow of Whitehall Connected World, where the underground of Regency London thrives... and loves.

A match made in heaven. If he was sure of anything, it was this!

Love can be found in the strangest of places…

Lord Jason
Kindle Edition, 108 pages
Published March 16th 2020 by Dragonblade Publishing, Inc.
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Maggie Whitworth
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it

More from the Lyons Den , Mrs Dove-Lyon is a Matchmaker as well as running her club.

She introduces Lord Jason Glazebrook to Lady Beverly in the hopes the two will click , and click they do , but all is not well .

Many challenges face the lovestruck couple and the biggest would be Jason’s brother .
If they can get through this they can get through anything.
A wonderful book and journey .

Very enjoyable reading, really good books in this series I recommend it .

I received an Arc copy of this b
InD'tale Magazine
"The Scandalous Lyon" serves up an intriguing premise of couples discovering love in an infamous gambling den!

Read full review in the 2020 June issue of InD'tale Magazine.
Lori D
After reading the first book in this new connected world of the Lyon's Den I was excited to see who would be the next "victim" of the mysterious matchmaker, Mrs. Bessie Dove-Lyon. She ran the underground gaming house, THe Lyon's Den that catered to those looking for games of an unusual sort, and those willing to pay a good sum to marry well.
Lord Jason Glazebrook entered The Lyon's Den expecting hoping for a distraction. Much to his surprise, Dove-Lyon called him to her ladies room to introduce
Feb 19, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindlefire, regency
Enjoyable story. Good characters and storyline. 4☆
Barbara Literski
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Scandal No More

This is a story starts at The Lyon’s Den which is owned my
Mrs. Bessie Dove-Lyon, a different kind of gambling establishment. Also Mrs. Dove-Lyon is matchmaking people who come to her. That is how Lord Jason Glazebrook met
Miss Beverly Crabtree, and her mother Mrs. Crabtree.
This is a good story to read about how things worked out for everyone.
Oct 19, 2020 rated it liked it
Strikes again

Lady Dove-Lyon is presented a little differently in this book. But even so, Jason, brother of a Duke and under suspicion of a misdeed at University and Miss Beverly meet. She has a scandal if her own in the making and it alk seems hopeless ah but doesn't love find a way?
Bridget Lewis
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Your past will catch up

Jason is still thought poorly of by Charles his brother the Duke as their relationship was strained Jason sought refuge in the Lyons Den! This is definitely an matchmaker place that is so not traditional! Mrs Lyon received a hefty fee for her services! No one is more surprised than Jason when he meets the shy beauty in a den of gamblers! Beverly has been instructed on exactly what to say to Jason to engage his interest! It's clear Beverly is uncomfortable with the decepti
Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Lord Jason Glazebrook has disappointed his brother by being sent down from Oxford. When he is summoned into the private drawing room of the notorious matchmaker Mrs Dove-Lyon he knows to be on guard. He has nothing to offer on the marriage mart,  and he's far too young to even think about it. 

Miss Beverly Crabtree has been dragged to the matchmaker in London to find a husband before the problem facing her father becomes known.  She doesn't like the idea of trapping someone.  

This is a sweet hist
Sandra Standefer
Mar 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Lord Jason Glazebrook is at odds with his brother and spends his time drinking and gaming at the Lyons Den. When he is called into the proprietress office to meet with a young lady he can’t help but be intrigued. Miss Beverly Crabtree’s mother has asked for help from Bessie Dove-Lyon who ow s the Lyons Den to find a suitable husband for her daughter. Both Beverly and Jason have secrets they are trying to hide, but are drawn to each other.

This was such a sweet story to read. Both have to trust e
Barbara Michael
Mar 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It is truly amazing that the Lyon’s Den would have a matchmaker for the Society, owned by Mrs. Bessie Dove-Lyon, but she is known for running a strange gambling establishment, so why not. Her customers are families that come to her to avoid the season or if something is scandalous in the family. Miss Beverly Crabtree and her mother have enlisted her to help create a match with Lord Jason Glazebrook, the brother of a Duke. I loved the characters and the situations that surrounded their lives. Thi ...more
Jeanie's Kindle
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was ok
Good Ole Gramps

It was not tantalizing. Almost predictable. Reluctant to marry but as soon as their eyes meets they are seriously in love. Barf! No! Too mushy and unrealistic. In an attempt to wrap it up from the beginning, the author out very little in to character development. The only thing I learned about the lead female was she had brown hair and big boobs. I know the lead make had blue eyes and a athletic build. Way to enthrall your reader.
Sep 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this book

I received a bit more information about the lyon's Den, this is the second in the series but information comes in bits and pieces. The book tells the story of Beverly and Jason, though young 18 to 23 they decide after meeting a few that they want there life together. There are obstacles in their path to happiness that must be overcome and we travel that journey with them.
Jul 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Mrs. Dove-Lyon's matchmaking isn't going as smoothly this time around.
Lord Jason Glazebrook is unexpectedly introduced to Miss Beverly Crabtree. Jason knows right now is not a good time for marriage, especially with a black mark in his past. Beverly feels guilty keeping her secret from Jason of why she has to marry quickly. Even though they keep telling each other goodbye their hearts don't listen. Only her grandfather and his brother can make everything right. A charming romantic
Jul 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great prequel

I have been enjoying the Lyon's Den series, and was happy to discover this link to Ms. Andersen's new series. I read Never Doubt a Duke a short time ago,and look forward to her next book.
For a novella the plot and the characters are so well defined you don't feel that things are rushed. Beverly and Jason are a couple who's story you can't help but enjoy.
Dec 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Scandalous Lyon

Jason, the dukes brother meets Beverly at the behest of Mrs Dove-Lyon. He takes her out several times and they fall for one another. The story is excellent. Maggie Andreasen is a writer with a knack.
Nicole LaBoy
Aug 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Lyon's den

It aas well written. It was hard to put the book down, I was glued to the pages.
They both had secrets they don't want to people to figured out and they have to overcome and solve them before they can marry
Nov 10, 2020 rated it did not like it
A quick look

Everything happened quickly in this book. It felt rushed and unreal. Tthere wasn't enough interaction between the main characters to justify a friendship never mind love. The most believable characters were Miss George and Mr. Parker. This will be my last Lyon book.
Shirley Hamlod
Sep 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A delightful short story about a love that two people share but may never get their happy ending. All sorts of things conspire against Jason and Beverly but help comes in the most unexpected of places. Really enjoyable.
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A young couple matched by The Lyon's Den matchmaker must overcome major obstacles and blighted reputations to be together.
My first of this series, and a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to the world. Looking forward to reading more in this connected world.
Linda Fine
Feb 26, 2021 rated it really liked it
A nice enough tale!

This was a nice enough tale but I felt like the plot was a bit underdeveloped. The characters weren't as well fleshed out as I would have liked but I did appreciate the fact that there were no graphic sex scenes to wade through.
Jun 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great love story

I got the cart before the horse as I read the book about Charles Cornelia first. So I know Jason and Beverly had a baby girl.
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Laura Thomas
May 22, 2020 rated it it was ok
Just so-so

I was more interested in Charles the brother and if he will have his story than the lead couples' romance.
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USA TODAY bestselling author of Regency romance, and winner of the RONE award, Maggi Andersen wrote her first book for publication after gaining a BA in English and an MA in Creative Writing. She lives with her husband, a retired lawyer in the beautiful Dandenong mountains in Victoria, Australia. She wrote her first adventure story at 8 years old. Her novels are mostly adventure stories, but also ...more

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