So much so that I stayed up until 2 AM reading it on a work night – which I will pay for today. The problem is neither of them know how the courtesan and protector system works. In , she retired from teaching after 20 years to pursue her dream to write full-time. However, the heroine in this one is actually prunish and hedgehog-like as opposed to sweet Francesca in TDYK. Oct 24, Nisha rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 8 comments.

But, it had my favorite themes, older heroine, opposite personalities, and a role-reversal scenario female pursuer. Listening to Flosnik read Balogh about the Huxtables is getting on my last nerve. When they kiss and are seen he announces their betrothal. Lists with This Book. Nov 23, Lori McD rated it liked it Shelves: I still liked him very much, and thought he had been more involved in his feelings, than the first part of the book , led you to believe. As they get to know each other better, and Stephen realises that among Cassandra’s house mates there is a little girl, he feels less comfortable with having a sexual relationship with her but he still wants to know her and spend time with her and he certainly doesn’t mind paying for it.

Jul 28, Ezinwanyi rated it it was ok Shelves: Cassandra insists that they will not marry while Stephen earnestly pursues her hand in marriage. The story is poignant at times and provides several surprises along the way. She’s actually looking for a protector such as courtesans and merry widows in the Ton’s males.

But when passion turns the tables on them both, who can say who has seduced whom?

Apr 05, Shawna rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I admired the two main characters, and those she had taken with her to London. I did not like the calculating Cassandra. Jun 25, Ruth rated it liked it Shelves: Seducing and Angel is a good romantic fiction written by Mary Balogh.


Listening to Flosnik read Balogh about the Huxtables is getting on my last nerve. For me, this is a reading pleasure in and of itself. I know, I know what you’ll say But after the gossip that was beginning to circulate about him and Katherine he decided to stay home the next night and apparently so did she and her family because when he arrived at White’s the next morning huxfable his friends and acquaintances were quite astonished that he hadn’t ran for the hills or se America by the rumors that were being spread.


Seducing an Angel

The heroine learns to oos being a victim, and love herself, and dee hero learns to live with his weakness. But when passion turns the table In her magnificent new novel, Quinheto York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh sweeps us into a world of scandal and intrigue—glittering Regency England—and introduces the youngest Huxtable: I loved the set up which honestly could have gone awry easily, but was handled well and the fact that something halogh started as a public challenge became a personal issue between them.

Feb 20, Brittany rated it really liked it Shelves: I get that Cassie had a hard life. He was still very honourable, kind and ready to help everyone in need but I felt he had matured also. Dec 31, Lita Bouquard rated it liked it Shelves: She does and she manages to attract his attention despite the scandalous rumours circling about her. When Baron Montford, the very eligible and notorious rake, Jasper Finley, makes a drunken derie to seduce the innocent Katherine within a fortnight, Katherine finds herself tangled in Balogh has done it again!

Instead of focusing on Vanessa and Elliot, the second book in the Huxtable Quintet follows Katherine Huxtable as she works her way through the chaos of the London ton. I liked her spirit, and ability to think on her feet, when she had to.

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It’s possible that he is somewhat modelled on Sir Percy Blakeney played by Trevor Howard in The Scarlet Pimpernel – outwardly uninterested in everything, with a scathing wit, but with a hidden soul and deep sense of responsibility, and underneath it all just a naughty boy, really. This is the story of Katherine Huxtable.

In both books the hero is apparently a happy, selfish, womaniser rakehell, who surprisingly has a touch of decency deep down, but he also has a tortured past, which is always hinted at, but revealed fully only in the end. Not this was like most of the romances I’ve read, where I want to just toss the book out the window, because it’s so cheesy.


Mar 03, Rebecca Mabe rated it really liked it. Bbalogh spent the entire 30 minutes of the waltz trying to persuade Katherine into a double bet with him to see if he could make her fall in love with him and see if she could make him fall in love with her, but she refused so he decided that he would then only do his side of the bet.

I love a predatory rake and the hero in this story fits the bill. She even said at some point that there shouldn’t be This book was an average read for me. Sep 16, Julie jjmachshev rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, the heroine i This one reminded me of Liz Carlyle’s The Devil You Knownot so much because of the storyline, although there is a similarity there as well marriage of convenience between a rakehell and a proper heroinebut mainly because of the atmosphere and style.

He set out to slowly and deliberately seduce her so by the time she realized what she was doing it would be to Baron of Montford was issued a dare on the night of his 25 birthday. View all 8 comments.

Cassandra has a plan. The characters really came to life. Mary Balogh really knows mqry romance!

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This relationship fuelled by mutual pleasure must be on his terms. If the above storyline sounds appealing to you, I recommend reading those first. In historical England, a well-born woman was completely dependent on her male family members or her husband to provide for her, but what do you do when you have been abandoned by your ,ary family members and you’re widowed?