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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I tried to find you right away. It wasn’t really that small an investment. I liked James and thought he was quite charming and funny in that appealingly self-deprecating kind of way.

Members of the nobility did not do anything so crass as to work for a living.

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I enjoyed this book, but not enough to give it a four star rating. Mar 14, Jessica rated it liked it Shelves: Still, i never realised quite how much pleasure they could afford until i met you. May 09, JB Anonym rated it really liked it Shelves: Whirling, Maisey hurried to the armoire, returning a moment later with a plain red silk mask for her to wear.

A good ten minutes must have past at least, she guessed by the fact that Maisey – playing “Maggie” – had already served Frances a drink as the two sat by a small table and chairs set by the bed. This book was an enjoyable read for a winter evening.

James had to ignore his quarry’s violent protests that he was an idiot, that she was never the infamous X. There was mystery, romance, a bit of horror and many good twists.

Madeline Hunter 12 books books: Really, had she been a bit quicker she might have managed to sneak from the room before Maisey’s customer had arrived. I wanted to give this reformeg a five cause normally Lynsay Sands does such an amazing job that is what I give her books. I find her character lovable and reckless. Be the reformrr to ask a question about The Reluctant Reformer. A few Lucille Ball-esk moments had me laughing out loud.


She straightened slowly, clinging nervously to the window as she waited for her balance to catch up to her. Got potential to read another time She did not think she had the stamina or nerve to traverse the length of the wall again.

Once Madame had agreed to the undertaking, however, she had become quite enthusiastic. Good Lord, it was him. All I really wanted to do was-“.

A girl took over rreluctant her brothers ghost writer for a newspaper. Her eyes narrowed on the man as she realized that she had been discussing the fact that Pastor Frances had been paying her court, and that she thought he might soon pop the question when Madame had suddenly rushed her up here.

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James is the kind of guy who takes a promise like that very, very seriously. The plotting and characterizations manage to strike a fresh appeal, slightly different from what I’m used to in romance novels. I was looking for something lighter to read in between some heavier non-fics at the moment and this really hit the spot.

Except that Lady X and Lord Hastings are in one of the rooms next door and your climbing in on them would cause the scandal of the decade. The only money Maggie had had to live off of was a small investment she had made with her own inheritance from their mother.

The Reluctant Reformer

eeformer I started to read this, but didn’t even get far in the book. So now i am thinking The romance and Maggie’s adventurous escapades seemed to mesh, which was good. Brilliant story, so witty. Glimpsing the welts on his back, Maggie paused in dismay, her gaze moving to Maisey to see that she had retrieved a long wide leather belt from the armoire and was now eyeing Frances with a decidedly jaundiced eye as he continued stripping.


Basically, its very modern in the characters and their actions. Maggie considered herself a thoroughly modern young woman; highly intelligent, independent and uncaring of what others thought of her Want deluctant Read Currently Reading Read. Still, Sands maintains a humorous, fresh tone throughout.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was at the top of the steps before he realized that Johnstone hadn’t told him what room Lady X was supposed to be in. Not one of Lynsay Sands ‘s best books it seems I do not appreciate her Regency London novels as much as other people but it’s a good read. Everyone knew of Hastings, if not in person, then by reputation. They hide your lovely body from the eyes of other men, but there is no need to hide from me any longer.

Sep 20, LJ rated it liked it Shelves: Nope, not a book for me. May 02, Annie rated it really liked it. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. He had to steer clear of his own meddling aunt—all while keeping his hands off those luscious goods that the rest of the ton had reputedly sampled. Maggie frowned at the see through gown the girl held out, then shook her head unhappily.