Editorial Reviews. Review. “Flawless pacing, effervescent wit, and nonstop humor that ranges Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers Series Book 2) by [ Chase, Loretta]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading. One of the finest romance authors of all time.”—Julia QuinnNew York Times bestselling author Loretta Chase follows her historical romance gem, Silk is. Scandal Wears Satin. Loretta Chase. Buy This Book. Can a beautiful, conniving, brilliant French dressmaker find true love with a gorgeous.

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Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury’s to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: Great sequel to watin great series! Is there anything you would change about this book? She’s one of those characters sxandal gets these ideas and then calls herself brilliant for thinking up these ideas, and it just so happens that some of those ideas pan out, BUT they probably wouldn’t have.

Gorgeous, stubborn Esme Brentmor, daughter of a disgraced lord, is used to a wild, dangerous life among the tribes of Albania, to whom her father is the legendary, controversial Red Lion whose death she’s courageously vowed to avenge – even if it leads to her own.

Just as well- he did piss me off a bit at the start: And he will work on her until she says “yes”. They have little squirrel brains that think nothing but nuts, nuts. Endings and Revivals in the Blog Department. With a dialog driven story like Scandal Wears Satin and other Loretta Chase stories, a good audio performance makes the printed words come to life.


The romance is satn and the tale is amusing, if a little more shallow than I was in the mood for.

Readers willing to suspend disbelief will enjoy this book tremendously; those who like their fiction grounded in gritty reality will not. May 01, Dija rated it it was ok Recommends it for: This book is one of those duds. She has a magical, somewhat whimsical way of writing which makes me smile and enjoy the story so much more. Sophia is the second of the Noirot sisters, however is the kingpin in promoting her dresses and can turn any situation into her advantage.

As they journey after Clara, they move from lust to something scarily close to love; both journeys are well-written and fun to follow. It reads like a fairy tale written for grown-ups: Page upon page of clothes’ descriptions that looked positively hideous when I envisioned them in my head are just one of the many things I hated reading about in Scandal Wears Satin.

A broken engagement and years of disappointing courtships have left Penelope with little interest in a quiet, comfortable marriage, and a longing for something more.

It was quite charming and endearing and made me fall a little in love with the character myself. My favorite of the series! Why do romance authors keep doing this to their heroines?

In hot pursuit with the one man who tempts her beyond reason, she finds desire has never slipped on so smoothly Sophie is all biting wit, articulate prose and hidden vulnerability.


The narrator Katw Reading is awesome as well.

Scandal Wears Satin

Outside, she was a Noirot. Kate Reading’s narration brings this book to life.

Even the first book of this series, Silk is for Seduction, reads so much better. Listen to me, Miss Scanxal. She markets and promotes their shop in many unique ways.

Scandal Wears Satin — Loretta Chase

But then at a crucial moment in a chaee where she’s set on by 5 drunk youngsters, Longmore has to save her, and then when he’s trying to go after them to beat them to a pulp, she then sits there in the middle of the corridor, pounds the floor, and cries. It is everything I have come to expect from Ms Chase — funny, sharp, witty, imaginative, entertaining and romantic. All the clothing details, which were vividly gorgeous in Silk Is For Seductionare tedious in this one.

The Dressmakers 4 books. One needs to be able to dress without help, scandsl necessary. Unfortunately there is a LOT of “he said” “she said” during conversations. That just wouldn’t happen.