the Ravenels series

B+
Devil's Daughter

Although beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel, she knows one thing for certain: he's a mean, rotten bully. Back in boarding school, he made her late husband's life a misery, and she'll never forgive him for it. But when Phoebe attends a family wedding, she encounters ...

B
Hello Stranger

Like a lot of readers, I've been looking forward to reading Hello Stranger. I've read a number of Lisa Kleypas' novels and some have long lingered in my mind because at her best, Kleypas writes vivid characters and tells great emotional stories. I deeply enjoyed parts of this novel, but I found it a ...

B
Devil in Spring

There’s always a risk when reading a book by one of your favorite authors, particularly when that book involves the child of a favorite couple from a beloved novel. The tie in to the earlier fantastic story raises the stakes, creating high expectations for the new tale. The hero of Devil in Spring ...

A
Marrying Winterborne

Marrying Winterborne the second book in Lisa Kleypas's dearly anticipated Ravenels series, begins with Lady Helen Ravenel calling on Rhys Winterborne, a man to whom she was briefly engaged. As almost anyone who read the first book, A Cold Hearted Rake, will tell you, Rhys and his passion for Helen u ...

A-
Cold-Hearted Rake

Lisa Kleypas is an auto-buy author for me for her historicals and Travis contemporary series. So I eschewed reading the other reviews of this book so as to maintain a pristine reading experience. And I was richly rewarded. I am so glad to see her return to her roots and do it well despite the long g ...