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Tempting Fortune

She is even willing to sell her body to save him from his creditors. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! ClaireBryght Malloren. All in all rather frustrating. Apr 21, Erin rated it did not like it Shelves: Bryght can’t stop thinking of her and since Phoebe and her wastrel brother go to London This is the 2nd book in the Malloran series and features Bryght. She gets dumber and bitchier as the book goes on. But Fort isn’t in London yet.

Tempting Fortune 3. I liked that Phoebe was spunky and irrepressible but for goodness’s sake, I wish she had an ounce or two of self-preservation or even selfishness.

His action put himself and his family in serious danger and though we knew the I found the second book in this series to be just as satisfying and quick to read as the first Knowing she’s reluctant, he makes a bet with her–the prize is a kiss, which he claims in a way that publicly compromises her. I found the second book in this series to be just as satisfying and quick to read as the first Para empezar, son 3.

She has been beggared by her half-brother’s compulsive gambling and, with her brother, is trying to track down an old family friend, now earl, who can help them out of their jam. He saves Portia selflessly again and again, and acts purely out of love for her and a desire to make her his wife. God help me, the forrune goes on and on.


The next one involves a female Malloren who’s a great character and Chastity’s jerk brother, so I’m not sure I’ll read that one. Tempting Fortune is part two of my big Malloren re-read and my first letdown of sorts. I swear if anyone even thought about trying to do some of the stuff to me that these people do, I would not only get out of it but make sure they wished their parents had been neutered at birth.

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Naturally he loses more to an ungentle type who threatens to have a henchman carve him up in front of his sister. She makes it through a VERY uncomfortable situation in a brothel. I swear she must write these horrible kinky scenes and then build bo Oh gack, I didn’t think Beverly could stoop lower than having the heroine raped in the first chapter as the basis of lurve but now I realize she’s working out some weird kinks by writing these mysogynistic “romances.

Tempting Fortune by Jo Beverley – FictionDB

Then Portia and her brother continue on to London, where they run into Bryght again. Lord of Midnight Jan 02, Bevrrley rated it liked it Shelves: She was feisty, but in a totally likable and understandable way. Because that’s what all respectable house-breakers do, of course, they just keep kissing the feisty little girl who lives there. To Rescue A Rogue.

The cover is very boring. No Other Duke Will Do.

Tempting Fortune by Jo Beverley – Penguin Books Australia

Would you like us to take another look at this review? The Viscount Needs a Wife. I couldn’t give this 5 stars though.


Followed by 17 of our members. The same year, she completed a regency romance, but it was promptly rejected by a number of publishers, and she settled more earnestly to learning the craft. To make things worse the writing is quite wooden, which is very disappointing.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. Dark Champion 3. Marry her though he wanted to, I think he was toying with her emotions when she had suffered a little too much for any woman and needed to be treated with a little bit more geniality. And to think I found Deanna Raybourn annoyingly mysogynistic.

This book had lots of potential, and most of the right things were in it, but somewhere near the end, it lost energy.

To save my brother from losing life or limb, I suppose I’d make that sacrifice if I had to, so I could understand her determination to try and save her brother from himself. While Bryght remains so, Portia takes a sharp dive into nutsville, spouting all sorts of nonsense about not trusting him and tem;ting away on their wedding night because she thinks he killed her brother.

Trelyn, who threatened Portia with an insane asylum if she didn’t do what he demanded? If Fancy Be fortunne Food of Love Temptung stars it is then Fort, the “friend” who forced her into a marriage that he HOPED would be miserable—and then seriously considered raping her, just to get revenge? They are immediately attracted to each other, physically, and exchange rather barbed but witty banter.