Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James series

D+
An Affair with a Notorious Heiress

If you’re a fan of historical romance, you’re probably also a fan of Lorraine Heath.  I’m both, but I didn’t like this book.  The characters are clichéd, the dialogue is wooden, and the writing - well, if the cover didn’t say Ms. Heath wrote it, I wouldn’t have believed it.  In An Af ...

B+
The Duke and the Lady in Red

I’ve read and enjoyed the previous books in this trilogy – When the Duke Was Wicked and Once More My Darling Rogue, finding both to be enjoyable with strongly written central characters and well developed romances. My favourite by a nose is the first, which is a really emotional read that delive ...

D+
Once More, My Darling Rogue

I have been fairly lucky over the course of my reading career in that I have seldom been faced with main characters that I genuinely dislike. Normally I’m able to find at least one redeeming feature about each character. Lady Ophelia Lyttleton did not succeed in breaking that record, but she was b ...

B+
When the Duke Was Wicked

This is the first in a new series by this author, in which the protagonists are the offspring of the characters in her Scoundrels of St. James series. I admit that I haven’t (yet) read any of those books, but I certainly plan to on the strength of this one. I was engrossed by When the Duke Was ...