In Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has created a tortured, mature, and completely three-dimensional hero (and mega-sexy, to boot) and paired. In this fourth installment of Gaelen Foley’s Knight family series, Lady Jacinda Knight, youngest of the Knight family runs away from home, only to find herself in . Lady Jacinda Knight ran away from home to avoid a loveless marriage to an old With Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has racked up another solid story in the.
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The review must be at least 50 lzdy long. One you want to stand up for. The Knight Miscellany 4 Members. A husband or relative, Jacinda thought that was awesome. Lady Jacinda Knight 3. I think the author gave us bad boy-lite, and I much prefer bad boys a little more bad. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
I did enjoy the scenes where he sneaks back to the rookery though. Not quite sure hy of his parents I detested more. Though society predicts she’ll follow in her mother’s footsteps, the spirited beauty stands unashamed of her passionate nature. One Moonlit Night Moonlight Square: Goodreads helps you keep track of oc you want to read.
She starts teaching him how to fit into society. Description With the smashing success of Lord of Fire and Lord of Gaelej, Gaelen Foley has confirmed her place as one of historical romance’s hottest talents. And when Lizzie was heartbroken over Alec, he comforted her, and even chided Alec, just because Billy is just a really, really, decent guy.
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As punishment, Jacinda is sent to Hawkscliffe Hall in the country for a month. The scene of William “Billy Blade” Albright being abused by his father is graphic and dramatic.
But this is a romance novel, and the gang leader she stumbles across is a macho, sexy, tattooed something Adonis named Gaaelen Blade who takes her back to his hideout while he figures out how to make sure she does not report on him to the police and at the same time how to best return her where she came from before his men slit her throat either for her jewelry or for her sexy self.
For these reasons, I felt the characters bh rather two-dimensional and I was not emotionally engaged in the story. The Day of the Duchess. I liked this better than the next book, which is about her best friend, Lizzie. View on the Mobile Site. Her descriptions of life in the rookery and some of the social and political issues of the laey give voice to a different ot of the population, as well as a stark reminder that unfortunately some things never really change.
As for the pacing, this is a big part of why my rating lowered.
Her obsession with being “free” was never really thought through and her way to go about achieving whatever “free” meant was also silly. You won’t get the ‘aha’ moment of their meeting in this one though.
I loved how because he was so neglected and mistreated and abused as a child, he treated everyone in Jacinda’s family with kindness, and especially made ny effort to befriend Lizzie.
Jacinda spends the novel turning Rackford into a gentleman, while Rackford turns Jacinda into a scandalous heroine. What Readers Are Saying What do you think? Running away from home and the marriage her protective big brothers are relentlessly pressing upon her, young Lady Jacinda finds herself in deep trouble after chasing a young thief through dark and dangerous London streets.
Lady of Desire (Knight Miscellany, #4) by Gaelen Foley
fpley This entry in The Knight series is one of the most fun. Lady Jacinda Knight, runs from her overbearing brothers who are determined to marry her off to their longtime friend and neighbor. Instead, Jacinda chooses to flee to Paris. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 11 41, 3.
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His father, a Marquis, was a cruel, sadistic man whose abuse lead Billy to leave his heritage behind and lead a difficult life on the streets. I also enjoyed foly the sex scenes – I couldn’t wait for them to hop in the sack though if I were her, I’d check for STDs carefully – man who’s probably done it with cheap 19th century hookers is probably not super safe and get to the whole angst of “OMG I am not good enough for her” and “OMG, my family would never let me marry a brigand”.
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I think Foley made a poor choice in how she went about “fixing” the obstacle of having an anti-hero who is a thief. Out of necessity Billy has become an accomplished thief and lives life on his terms.
Poor girl has all those brothers keeping an eye out for her. Please review your cart. Well it is and believe me it probably isn’t the one you think it is.
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And in turn, we know that Billy would do anything to make Jacinda happy, he’s just such a dear sweet man! His father was the Marquis of Truro which meant that Billy was of course a titled nobleman. At times it felt like a historical novel with romance in it rather than just a romance, but readers who have a preference for that sort of thing should really enjoy this book. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He does not recognize Jacinda, but he does know that she is a lady of quality.
Her purse is stolen by a pickpocket and while chasing him down, she runs afoul of two gangs waging war. Layd recommended for under 18 or sensitive readers.
The story got off to an explosive start, but then seemed to loose some steam especially through the middle, and while the ending satisfactorily wrapped everything up, I felt that it was a little too simplistic. For anyone desre hasn’t tried this author or not sure about her, I would most definitely recommend this Knight Miscellany series.
And don’t get me started on this desjre stubborn “I want to be free” campaign by trying to bag a stuffy year old ailing cranky Earl through a good damn majority of the story. He is tough and dangerous but yet vulnerable and sweet. Book ratings by Goodreads.