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Lady Jane

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Jane Cavanagh possesses the most scandalous reputation in London. With an ample allowance from her father, she’s able to live a lifestyle of autonomy. She answers to no one regarding her choices in life. For entertainment, she engages male companionship, enjoying multiple trysts without an ounce of guilt. After a few months with a man, she moves to the next, leaving scatte ...more
Kindle Edition, 172 pages
Published September 16th 2019 by Red Brick Media
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Space Cowgirl
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
One💔 Is The Loneliest Number🎶

The First Cut🔪Is The Deepest💔.🎶

Jane💃💋💔, despoiled at eighteen by Matthew Rutland🐺🍆⛲, the first and only man she ever loved💕, has gone on over the last nine years to become a heartbreaker💔 of the worst sort. There is a gaping hole💔 where her heart used to be.

She'll be alright without you, there'll be someone else....She keeps telling herself..🎶

She uses men like tissue paper, throwing them away when they begin to bore her, or become attached to her. With her own mone
Emily Pennington
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Jane Cavanagh watched in fascination as Viscount Berkshire actually cried tears in her presence! He actually thought his broken heart deserved better treatment. She had thought him strong, but obviously she was greatly mistaken. He began to beg, dropped to one knee to ask her to marry him, but her cold heart just didn’t care. She tried to stir up emotion but, as always, felt absolutely nothing but indifference. She hoped his shock at hearing of all her lovers would not cause him to die at her fe ...more
Sarah ('s Book Life)
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: adult, historical, romance
I received an eARC copy of this book through BookSirens in exchange for an honest review.

I thought this was a fun and easy read. I really liked that, even though it's a Historic Romance story, the main female character isn't a blushing virgin or inexperienced sexually. I felt like Jane was very refreshing in this regard, and the fact that she was strong willed and knows what she wants. And she doesn't care about her scandalous reputation because it's what she wants. I found Jane very witty and
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: booksirens
Jane Cavanagh is a very scandalous young woman. With a comfortable allowance from her father she is free to live a free lifestyle of her own design. Jane prefers to  keep men at a distance emotionally. She enjoys male company and happily arranges short-term sexual relationships with gentlemen of the ton. But she has three rules:
1. No love
2. No Babies
3. No marriage

After nearly a decade, a gentleman from her past throws Jane into a state of anxiety and derails her plan to find a new sexual partne
Jamie Jack
Sep 13, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: p-2019, regency
Characters Didn’t Seem Regency

I had a hard time buying many of the aspects of this book. It is supposed to be Regency, but none of the characters seem to act like what we expect from contemporarily written Regency romance books. The heroine, Lady Jane, is a woman unlike any other that I've read in a Regency Romance. She's the female equivalent of a rake, taking men as lovers and disposing of them when she grows bored. We don't understand why she is like this for a little while. Her family seems
Dotty M
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Sins of the Past

From chapter 8 The Talk of the Ton

...the burden of who she had become lay heavily upon his conscience. Her shameful reputation nearly embarrassed him to be with her in public.

I devoured Lady Jane in one setting. Second chance romance between the scandalous Lady Jane and Matthew the well respected war hero. In their first chance Matthew made a decision in his youth that Jane paid the price for. Not that she was innocent in the situation but while Matthew went on with his life
Sep 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
Jane Cavanagh possesses the most scandalous reputation in London. With an ample allowance from her father, she’s able to live a lifestyle of autonomy.

After suffering a few painful interactions with a man from her past it becomes obvious they both have unfinished business that needs resolving.

This was my first time reading a book by this author.

I found this book to be engaging in the beginning but it bogged down. I wished for more background about the couple but it just never was explained to my
Suzanne Irving
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the fourth book in Vicki Hopkins “Ladies of Disgrace” series. I have only read the blurbs from the other books in this series. From the descriptions Vicki has decided to flip the idea of most regency romance books on their head. In this book we have Lady Jane who was impregnated by Matthew years before. She lost the baby and subsequently Matthew as he abandons her to go to war. In the years since then she has hardened her heart and become what might be called a rake if she wasn’t a lady. ...more
Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Very real characters.
When you first start reading this one you will not like Jane she appears to be a cold-hearted and cruel woman who uses men then discards them. On the other hand, you will meet Matthew a war hero with a stellar reputation, but you will find that as you read that your opinions may change as these are two very flawed and or so human characters. I found as I read the characters touched my heart and I enjoyed reading it. Neville will turn out to be one of my favorite characters.
Heather W
Sep 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good historical second chance romance...

This is the first book I have read by this author and I am looking forward to reading more. This historical romance has interesting characters that are well developed and have issues from the past. The story is well written with the twist of having Lady Jane be a "female rake", using and discarding men at will due to her heart that was broken so long ago. Will she and Matthew have a second chance at love?

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout
Melba Hard
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wicked story with a happy ending.

Nine years after breaking off their Wedding Matthew and Jane meet again. He is now a War hero and Jane is a lady of means who enjoys intimate make companionship authorities or commitment. When they meet again unexpectedly there is obviously still unfinished business which Matthew tries to resolve. . Jane was a very unusual woman of her time and appeared to enjoy the scandal she caused. The characters were all well portrayed and the book itself very unusual.
Danielle Carpenter
Dec 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a sad case of a broken heart; To be so young and in love, to give yourself to a man only for him to leave you for the military. Lady Jane swore no man would ever play her again, so she embarked on leaving every man who shared her bed broken-hearted. So when Matthew Rutland re-entered her life, she decided to play her game with him. This is a story of a second chance at love. It is how the two play around each other denying what they feel and the deeper emotions at play underneath. This s ...more
Lori D
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A broken heart can lead to a scandalous life and Lady Jane was a prime example. She and Matthew had a trust when she was young. And then he went off to war. Nine years later he returns to find Jane is not the same person.

But can they resolve what happened in the past and begin a new life?

This was definitely a little different with the heroine in the story being scandalous instead of the man but enjoyable to see the opposite perspectives!! Really enjoyed.
Bobbi Wagner
Sep 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is my first book by this author, I enjoyed it. This is a historical romance story that I read in one sitting. I was pulled into the story right from the beginning. The characters are supportive of each other as well as strong. I enjoyed how engaging this is that kept me reading until the end. I highly recommend this book.

Angela Dawn
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This story was definitely a page turner - finished in less than 2 days!! I just couldn’t put it down. Jane is a woman wronged and keeps companionships to help get over her broken heart. As much as I disagree with the way she treats men I can see how her behavior relates to the betrayal of her first love. I received a free copy in exchange for my honest review.
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A well written story that kept my interest until the end. this is Lady Jane Cavanagh and Colonel Matthew Rutland, a decorated war hero and widower's story. A story of a second chance and the consequences of the choices that where made. I enjoyed reading. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...more
Teri Donaldson
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a fun and interesting book. Lady Jane certainly is not like any Regency female character I have met in a book. She’s a love them and leave them woman with a mind of her own. Marriage and love is not for her, at least she didn’t think so. Sometimes when you least expect, it might just be there waiting for you.
Elizabeth McDaniel
Sep 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jane once had her heart broken by Matthew. But he was off in the military. Now she did relationships on her terms. Until after almost a decade he waltzed back in her life. Can these two get over their past hurts and heartaches to have a future before it’s too late? Fun read

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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