Lady Whistledown Strikes Back A Regency Romance from Avon Books April Who Stole Lady Neeley’s Bracelet? Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, . Who Stole Lady Neeley’s Bracelet?Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, the servant, or the rogue? All of London is abuzz with speculation, but it is clear. Lady Whistledown is at it again in an anthology featuring couples whose paths cross at a dinner party, a ball, and a royal celebration. Though the.

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I liked the set up and the characters but the story never came alive for me; I kept putting it down to do something else. It whiwtledown as if she wanted to marry him, or something.

She displayed a decided lack of knowledge about baseball, country music, and plush toys, but she is proud to say that she aced all things British and literary, answered all of her history and geography questions correctly, and knew that there was a Da Vinci long before there was a code. Worse, I didn’t believe each cared that much about the other, so the HEA didn’t ring true.

Apparently everyone read Whistledown. Finally, after spending years as a victim of pity and gossip, Sophia decides to move on with her life and sends Max a letter demanding an annulment. The Lady Whistledown novellas taking place all over the course of the same events works much better with the addition of a little mystery, a missing bracelet, to tie them all together. Anyway, Sophia and Max fell in love a lot of lust, but love too and got married really early, before they really knew each other very well, so when adversity struck this VERY VERY VERY stubborn couple a mere two months into their marriage, they ended up splitting.

I don’t often enjoy short stories. I think I started reading it two months ago. Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, the servant, or the rogue?


As far as these writers are concerned, the social morals and strictures of the day are only there to string out the action a little. He looked after them for a moment as they made their way through the crush. Therefore, Xavier Mason meets much resistance while trying to court her. And then, she forgot to breathe. He lasy preferred an intimate game of cards at some club or other, or even a night at the theater where at least there was something to focus on besides the gossiping mass of humanity B especially when a large share of them seemed to be focused on him.


A dashing fortune hunter is captivated by the Season’s most desired debutante Both were lively and engaging with likeable characters.

I adore the heroine, Bella, who works as a companion to the woman whose necklace was stolen. There always seem to be more than enough words for the sex scenes!

The novellas reflect four different romances with introductory comments on each chapter from the infamous Lady Whistledown.

Lady Whistledown Strikes Back by Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins, Julia Quinn and Mia Ryan

bakc In a most unexpected twist, Sophia does not receive annulment papers, but instead finds herself confronted with a husband determined to get to know her all over again. A dashing fortune hunter is captivated by the Season’s most desired debutante Ordinarily she would have pushed open the glass, but since summer refused to appear and the sky had already begun throwing down yet another drizzle, she pulled a knitted throw over her legs and settled in.

Though the story starts off as something rather touching, it becomes infected with a jarringly modern sensibility and, since everything ceased to feel authentic, it was hard to suspend disbelief and be drawn into the story.

It took me a long time to finish reading it. Certainly she wasn’t a classical beauty, but he would definitely set her on the pretty side of plain. And evidently she isn’t one of those ravishing girls who doesn’t realize how beautiful she is. The relationship between Charlotte and Matson progressed a touch hurriedly hard to avoid in a story of this lengthbut it is still quite enjoyable. Strukes she returned, offering a curtsy. Oddly enough, the sensation wasn’t at all unpleasant.

She refuses to choose an heir, so everyone comes by to see who the latest favorite might be. Marrying a man who always had an eye toward his next conquest B that seemed a sure path to misery.

Regency Romance Author Suzanne Enoch

whistleeown I didn’t understand why Max went away in the 1st place, why Sophia kept thinking that he was the one in the wrong when she was the one who didn’t trust him, and I didn’t believe they had a better chance at the HEA this 2nd time around. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overall, a fun read. She was constantly telling me stories about Spanish princesses and English princes.


No, it wasn’t her appearance. Though I didn’t like the individual stories as well as the first collection, I do think the set of stories hang together better than the first set. Alas, I find the ending quite hurried too.

View all 13 comments. It feels like, in less than two pages, she says both No and Yes to a marriage proposal given several days apart!

This story is also the most loosely linked with the anthology in my opinion.

Then she meets the notorious Lord Matson and captures his notice. Charlotte took a sip of tea, barely noting both that it was too hot, and that strimes forgotten to stri,es sugar. Whoever edited this book did a wonderful job. She didn’t lary the harm in it. Instead she retrieved the book she’d been reading and sank into the comfortable chair beneath the window. In Ryan’s story the hostess’s companion finds herself confronting her upcoming 30th birthday without ever having been kissed, when she is asked to put together a party for a rogue whose father is determined to see his son married.

Lady Whistledown is at it again in an anthology featuring couples whose paths cross at a dinner party, a ball, and a royal celebration.

Lady Whistledown Strikes Back

Feb 03, Dina rated it liked it Shelves: In Hawkins story Sophia is determined to have her marriage annulled, after 12 years of separation. Unable to help it, she bounced to her feet. You’ll hear it first from Lady Whistledown.