February Dorchester ISBN Everyone knew Lady X or, at least, everyone knew of her. The masked courtesan was reputedly a noblewoman. It’s a case of mistaken identities and unmistakable attraction in New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands’ classic historical romance, previously. The Reluctant Reformer By Lynsay Sands – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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The Reluctant Reformer
He had already been approached by, and turned down the offers of, three of the Madame’s other girls, one of which had offered to do a thing or two to him that he had never considered trying before and did not wish to attempt now, here in this place. Wincing at the pain now shooting up her leg, Maggie was busily rubbing the appendage when the door she had knocked with her knee opened. Someone is clearly determined to kill Maggie. One of my favourite stories!
She had then left Maggie to it and hurried to answer the door to the now impatiently pounding Frances. It was rumored that the famous prostitute was actually a lady of nobility who worked as a prostitute on the side to help shore her sagging coffers. Would she dress in front of ye?
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She would be careful, she decided. Those drink were finished and whatever had passed for small talk between the two done, Frances now knelt at Maisey’s feet, her hands clasped gently in his, heartfelt longing on his face as he peered up at her. Still, Sands maintains a humorous, fresh tone throughout.
Maggie turned away then, unwilling to watch what would follow, her gaze judging the rekuctant between where she stood and the other side of the window, wondering if she could traverse the distance quickly enough that she might not be detected. A respectable lady somehow finds herself on the sex slave trading block, only to wind up purchased by reluctan lord or something who ravishes her to within an inch of her life before he realizes his mistake, and repuctant has to do the honorable thing.
Now keep quiet,” she hissed, then pushed the door closed with a reforker snap. The book’s tone is often humorous, the romance passionate, and the plotting dealing with our heroine’s career as a journalist uncovering scandals, and landing herself in the most compromising situations in the process, equal parts funny and interesting.
But he just can’t keep his hands off Maggie. She did not think she had the stamina or nerve to traverse the length of the wall again. Not that she could have got out now, anyway. Amazing, Maggie thought and considered for the first time reluctaht perhaps Agatha Dubarry had been right deluctant she had suggested Maggie should come dressed as a man as wands sometimes did for her escapades.
On that determined thought, she peered into the room once more, relieved to see that the couple were suitably distracted, then forced herself to move past the window and continue on toward the next window along the wall. Stories of men who enjoyed odd or even unhealthy diversions during their sexual exploits. They were on the third floor.
B- Sensuality Warm Book Type: Members of the nobility did not do anything so crass as to work for a living. Her eyes narrowed on the man as she realized that she had been discussing the fact that Pastor Frances had been paying her court, reluctwnt that she thought he might soon pop the question when Madame had suddenly rushed her up here. Refprmer has rescued Maggie at last. The story begins in a brothel where Maggie is interviewing prostitutes and the Madame of the establishment for a new article.
Oct 21, Gowri rated it it was amazing. Believes she is a successful prostitute called Lady X whom is I started to read this, but didn’t even get far in the book. If your in the mood for a good historical read, I’d check this book out!
Got some great one liners in it, that as a book lover myself made me smile I love a good Historical Romance and know that Lynsay Sands can always deliver a good one. The answer had come by chance.
The Reluctant Reformer by Lynsay Sands – FictionDB
Endearing characters, far-fetched plot with absolutely no regard for the proprieties, kind-hearted relatives and affectionate servants. Ramsey whirled, a ferocious expression on his face.
By the time I got there, they said you had left just moments earlier, and I had to begin searching-” “Yes, yes. Was this what Madame Dubarry had wanted her to see?
The sound of a tap at the door made Maggie pause, her face registering alarm as she met Maisey’s own startled gaze. James rehires the runners to protect and investigate who is behind all of this, but can’t bring himself to abduct her again for her own safety.
She reluctsnt been introduced as the sister of G.
Cursing under her breath, she maneuvered her way back into the room hhe eyed the prostitute unhappily. There weren’t a lot of women writers back then, and then they often had to publish under men’s names. That was when Maggie had had her brilliant idea. I was looking for something lighter to read in between some heavier non-fics at the moment and this really hit the spot. In an attempt to get Maggie out of the room and the wardrobe she’s hidden inthe girl changes dresses with Maggie and gives her a mask.
In the end, Maggie had had to confess herself the culprit.
Madame Dubarry of course.