In Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has created a tortured, mature, and completely three-dimensional hero (and mega-sexy, to boot) and paired. In this fourth installment of Gaelen Foley’s Knight family series, Lady Jacinda Knight, youngest of the Knight family runs away from home, only to find herself in . Lady Jacinda Knight ran away from home to avoid a loveless marriage to an old With Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has racked up another solid story in the.

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I understand wanting to protect him from the ton’s viciousness but at times I’m not convinced that was her intent. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. His father was the Marquis of Truro which meant that Billy was of course a titled nobleman.

Jan 29, Glamdring rated it did not like it Shelves: Historical Romance Regency Romance. After getting caught by the police during a robbery he was persuaded to escape hanging by contacting his father and asking for help. He is nothing less than a larger-than-life hero who, in my case at any rate, virtually made the book. However, in spite of my appreciation for the author’s strong writing style, I found the storytelling in Lady of Desire deside not quite as much to my liking as its predecessors in the series.

I think Foley made a poor choice in how she went about “fixing” the obstacle of having an anti-hero who is a thief. Billy and Jacinda’s next meeting gets off on a bad start, but by then after seeing how much help Billy needs in rejoining society and the finer manners of etiquette, Jacinda decides to take it upon herself to help Billy out and foleyy flirtations blossom into genuine friendship.

Well it is and believe me it probably isn’t the one you think it is. Robert Knight, Duke of Hawkscliffe. Jacinda is far, far more problematic. Watching the Knight brothers learn that their sister isn’t just a silly flit but a woman to be reckoned with was a joy.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. The Duke of Hearts. He is also compassionate and caring to those that he cares about. Y estoy leyendo el 5 y tieneee tela My main problem is the lead heroine. She was just plain shallow.


Suitable and nice he may be, but Jacinda has no interest in galeen at all – he is horridly old almost 40, OMGshe has no romantic feelings towards him, and she craves adventure and excitement – she would looooove to meet a man like Byron’s Corsair because she’s a very sheltered 18 and sort of a fanciful idiot, even if I love her anyway, remembering being this age myself.

Not being prepared for the real world, she gets thwarted before she gets very far by a young pickpocket taking all her money.

Read it Forward Read it first. The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner.

Lady of Desire

Folsy can just say your heroine is a skilled markswoman who loves to hunt and leave it at that. Much as I liked Billy, I started to get a little bored with the book and I’m lafy sure if this author is really for me. So sit down with a glass of your favorite beverage and enjoy this wonderful story. I really was very excited for this one, but disappointed.

Other books in the series. Lady Jacinda Knight is a brilliant heroine. Billy BladeJacinda Knight.

Lady of Desire : Gaelen Foley :

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. Galen Foley is far, far better than this book might indicate. View all 4 comments. She had blown off gzelen potential marriage to Ian Prescott, a very nice family friend, because she ladj there would be no real affection between them besides brotherly love.

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. He is tough and dangerous but yet vulnerable and sweet. In fact, the bookish Lizzie becomes the heroine of the next book in the series, Devil Takes a Bride.


Lady of Desire Gaelen Foley. Billy saves Jacinda when she is running away from home and ends up in the bad part of town. Apr 25, Pages.

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Do the previous three lead up to this one in any way? I for one had dreams of smacking someone around. From the outset it would seem that Billy Blade is a low born ruffian who stopped Jacinda from escaping away to France.

This is HR after all, view spoiler [ him coming from a wealthy background is not much of an exciting twist. For a price, his father helped him but it meant that Billy had to tow the line and get ready to take his title, marry and continue the family line. I really liked the gentleness and intuitiveness that she exhibited with Billy in various ways throughout the book, and I was also impressed that, unlike her brothers, she never seemed to be overly bothered by her mother’s scandalous exploits in life.

Tal vez las expectativas famosas, que ya se sabe. The problem is, Jacinda desires her freedom above all else and in an attempt to gain ot has hatched a scheme to earn the attentions of an elderly gentleman in b that he will marry her and then quickly leave her a widow.

How to write a great review. Meanwhile, Billy becomes reckless in his petty crimes and ends up being caught. Jacinda spends the novel turning Rackford into a gentleman, while Rackford turns Jacinda desige a scandalous heroine.

For anyone who hasn’t tried this 2. His sly, cunning scheme to exact revenge on his former gang rivals had me grinning from ear to ear. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. A handsome scoundrel running from a secret past, Billy Blade has never met a woman like Jacinda — her fiery innocence and blossoming lwdy set his rebel’s heart ablaze.