Editorial Reviews. About the Author. After a heroic attempt to be an English major forever, Captives of the Night (Scoundrels Book 2) – Kindle edition by Loretta Chase. Romance Kindle eBooks @ Captives of the Night, le livre audio de Loretta Chase à télécharger. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l’offre d’essai. Such is Loretta Chase’s Captives of the Night, where an interesting mystery, two fascinating protagonists, complex interrelationships and.
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However, this book went beyond my expectations to fhe whole new level. Bagaimana tidak, jika gaya bahasanya apalagi dialog-dialognya penuh gombal dan keabsurdan tingkat dewa. Also, I’m valiantly ignoring all the bad, badwords like female, core, and a host of others I’ve managed to forget since reading the book.
Also the timeline is a bit confusing. In fact, you can start with 3 which is the most loved book by this author with the confidence of knowing that you don’t have to read this book or the one preceding it because they have nothing to do whatsoever with it.
Reading provide hours of entertainment with this sensual and romantic “who-done-it”. When he finally confesses his Albanian roots and past and becomes, to Leila, at least in private, Ismal Stir in a damned fine mystery, and you have a winner of a story.
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Both of them have scars and wounds to heal. Instantly smitten with his young charge, he seduces Leila first and then, very chivalrously, marries her my hero! Fabulous, witty writing, wonderful characters, plots, chemistry, and of course, romance. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
The mystery was good, that’s for sure. Not only was I bored for the longest periods, I captices myself baulking at how certain things were handled and how much attitudes have changed in twenty years. Under her married name, Loretta Chase, has been publishing historical romance novels since The two of them are required to collaborate on the investigation, something they both dislike, but that brings them close and makes it hard for them to resist the attraction between them.
Only if you answer this one, will you marry me? What I love most about the book is the hero. Captives of the Night was a lovely little find at a library booksale, a find that happens to have its roots in two separate Chase novels – The Lion’s Daughter and Lord of Scoundrels.
Before chasd, she had been making up her own stories but now she knew how to write them down to share. This one really exceeded my expectations in a very positive way. I think she really grew into her strength as a writer a bit later. This is the second title in Loretta Chase’s Scoundrels Series.
This is one of Loretta Chase’s older books released inthe successor to “The Lion’s Daughter,” and the one preceding “Lord of Scoundrels.
He first met and was enchanted with the beautiful artist in Paris, but while Francis normally cared little for all the men fawning over his wife, knowing that his constant digs at her and his own behaviour had pretty much put Leila off men entirely, he was extremely jealous about D’Esmond’s attentions towards her.
But work together they must: The sex part still comes quite early for an historical novel, but at least it follows a decent seduction. They complemented each other perfectly, in terms of intellect and personality.
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It’s a delightfully realistic take on two people finding each other and giving themselves a second chance in happiness. Lists with This Book. The Comte d’Esmond may claim a title, chaxe with non-English background and shadowy past, he’s chasse much like the usual dukes frequenting modern European historicals either. It made the book a joy to read. Friends and acquaintances are investigated, secrets are revealed and in the process they end up falling in love.
But she was and I didn’t. Kate Reading did a much better job in this book narrating. Jun 26, steph rated it liked it Shelves: Captives of the Night had one of the most disagreeable heroines I’ve had the misfortune to find in romance.
I lost sleep this week staying up to listen–and I’ve read the book multiple times. I had a bit of a issue trying to keep track of some of the characters but it all worked out.
Captives of the Night — Loretta Chase
As for the other characters, I didn’t really have much respect for any of them. Description Leila Beaumont is a gorgeous and talented portrait painter trapped in a loveless marriage with her profligate husband, Francis. Leila is also a fascinating character, a passionate artist struggling caprives self-loathing after she finds out her father was a criminal and a traitor.
They quarrel a lot. This is not an easy or comfortable book, but the romance feels so much more earned at the end because of it. Ismal Delvina, as he was then, is stopped and czptives dies and takes up a career with the Home Office to atone for his sins, but he was not a nice individual and in his wild chase across Europe, he also stopped in Venice to demand money from Leila’s father, who shortly afterwards ended up drowned in a canal.
We also got a couple of early Christmas presents in the form of The Lion’s Daughter nigbt Captives of the Nightboth of those narrated by the always excellent Kate Reading, whose wonderful recording of Lord of Scoundrel s has quickly become one of my all-time favourite audiobooks. His function in her life was primarily as a buffer against the many men interested in pursuing her. Rhe Newman Review Date: