Reader Review: This is a good novel and is the forth in Gaelen Foleys "Knight" family series. The charcters are complex which I have come to expect from Foley. Jacquelyn is a young lady who wants to go her own way - but her overprotective brothers are getting in her way. So what does any desperate lady do when she wants freedom? She runs away. Fastpaced plot and lovable complex flawed characters makes this an excellent read.
With the smashing success of Lord of Fire and Lord of Ice , Gaelen Foley has confirmed her place as one of historical romance’s hottest talents. Now with Lady of Desire , a sizzling tale in which a fiery young temptress tames the king of thieves, she delivers her most enthralling–and smoldering–novel yet. . . .
Impetuous Lady Jacinda Knight is the daughter of a scandalous woman. Though society predicts she’ll follow in her mother’s footsteps, the spirited beauty stands unashamed of her passionate nature. Then one night, in flight from a safe but loveless marriage arranged by her strict older brother, Jacinda finds herself alone on a dark and dangerous street face-to-face with Billy Blade, the notorious leader of a band of thieves. His stolen kisses awaken in her a longing for a man she can never possess.
A handsome scoundrel running from a secret past, Billy Blade has never met a woman like Jacinda–her fiery innocence and blossoming sensuality set his rebel’s heart ablaze. Having turned his back on the privilege and power of his tyrannical father’s house years before, he vows to return to his rightful place and reclaim his title, Earl of Rackford–to win the love of the ravishing beauty who has stolen his heart . . .
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|Title of Science Fiction eBook: Lady of Desire||Series: The Knight Miscellany, , #4|
|Release Date: 04-25-2006|
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|Publisher: Random House Publishing Group||Store Sales Rank: 6941|
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Lady of Desire
The hackney coach rumbled under the arched stone passage and rolled to a halt in the torchlit innyard, but even before the driver could throw the brake, let alone descend to assist his solitary passenger, the door swung open and she jumped out—a tempestuous, tousle-headed eighteen-year-old with the fire of rebellion in her dark eyes.
Sans maid, sans chaperon, Lady Jacinda Knight thrust the carriage door shut behind her with a satis- fying slam. She turned, shrugged her leather satchel higher onto her shoulder, and passed a simmering glance over the galleried coaching inn with its double tier of white-painted balustrades as a pair of postboys dashed out to assist her.
“My luggage, please,” she ordered, heedless of them gawking at her slender figure wrapped in a ruby velvet redingote with rich sable fur at collar and cuffs. She paid the coachman, then marched across the cobbled yard, her guinea-gold corkscrew curls bouncing with her every determined stride.
At the threshold of the busy inn, she paused, warily scanning the motley assortment of bickering, rumpled travelers. A child squalled on his mother’s hip; plain, rustic-looking folk dozed on chairs and benches waiting for their stagecoaches to depart. A drunkard was making a nuisance of himself in one corner, while a beggar boy had crept in to escape the damp chill and huddled near the crackling hearth.
Lifting her chin a trifle self-consciously, she proceeded into the long room among what her count- less wellborn beaux would have called “the Great Unwashed.” She felt their stares following her, some rude, some merely curious. She noticed a man squinti
Title: Lady of Desire
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1 of 5 people found the following eBook Review Helpful
This is a good novel and is the forth in Gaelen Fo
April 14, 2009
Reviewer: A reader from Matamata, NZ
This is a good novel and is the forth in Gaelen Foleys "Knight" family series. The charcters are complex which I have come to expect from Foley. Jacquelyn is a young lady who wants to go her own way - but her overprotective brothers are getting in her way. So what does any desperate lady do when she wants freedom? She runs away. Fastpaced plot and lovable complex flawed characters makes this an excellent read.
Amusing and exciting. the main characters are very
June 14, 2008
Reviewer: A reader from New York
Amusing and exciting. the main characters are very lovable. the story itself was definitely romantic!
Very powerful attraction between hero and heroine.
April 17, 2008
Reviewer: A reader from Greeley, CO US
Very powerful attraction between hero and heroine. Love Jacinda, very cute and quirky. No huge surprises plot wise but the chemistry makes up for it all. Quick easy read, would recommend.
This book is well written and the story line is fa
March 6, 2008
Reviewer: A reader from Alliance, OH US
This book is well written and the story line is fantastic. I highly enjoyed the characters and the development of them. you will love this series. buy it.
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