Governess Brides Series; Volume number 1. That Scandalous Evening. The Governess Brides. by Christina Dodd. On Sale: 06/30/ That Scandalous. That Scandalous Evening: The Governess Brides (Governess Brides Series) [ Christina Dodd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New York . Editorial Reviews. Review. Christina Dodd brings fresh ideas to the often-used Regency world in which she sets this sprightly, sexy story of a.

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Cut to ten years later: And Ransomthe brooding soldier working to find a spy. Subplots involving Jane’s niece evenning Blackburn’s best friend offer surprising delights, while the inventive and humorously timed lovemaking between Jane and Blackburn ratchet up the heat index.

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To really see Adorna and fall under the spell of her scaandalous charms. The quizzing glass swept Adorna as she curtseyed and murmured of her pleasure at making his acquaintance.

A Disastrous Season… A simple statue began the scandal. Cape Charade Novella Jan.

That Scandalous Evening (Governess Brides #1) by Christina Dodd

I often had to reread some of the dialogues to understand the jump in conversation and to make sense of the characters’ train of thought. All the reviews I saw spoil for something that the book manages to hide and tease about until rather late in the story, chrisina is a shame. Ransom is a little flawed but completely likeable hero. Jane had been a young woman who was infatuated with Ransom. Worth it for Adorna and Daniel inspired questions.


Points for the subplot, and for a heroine who is at least likeable as often as she is dislikeable. I can’t pinpoint how and when he fell in love with Jane mostly because he was always hot and cold. Bumped from one star to four.

Blackburn was furious, but it was Jane who was ruined. Sep 11, Keri rated it liked it Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. When the main characters meet it is actually over a scandalous piece of artwork that gets revealed to all of the ton. This book had a sort of farce feel to it. That fig leaf humor though. Ten years ago, Jane had devoted her every waking moment to a study of Lord Blackburn.

We have a weird plot with spys and treachery and French people, plus a stu This book started out great. Oct 24, Anna Marie rated it liked it. But to Blackburn, Jane’s unwitting model, the cool, reticent spinster is still a challenge.

So thatt about christjna book. She once made the arrogant rake a laughingstock: Buy That Scandalous Evening: He decides to pursue Jane for his own ends. Trivia About That Scandalous E But I had trouble believing Adorna’s choice for a husband. The book was good. They meet again, sparks fly, and I sat back to enjoy dodd it all play out.

He was so confusing, his emotions and intentions seemed to change from one minute to the other. Jane handles everything exactly as I hope I would do not like some heroines, where you’re screaming at them throughout so much of the book. This is a major turn-off for me and for many other readers. While the flashbacks initially seemed clunky but so do most modern romance novelsthe theme of how Jane sees things and wants to paint or sculpt them was well maintained – not in the foreground as it would be in literature, but certainly the way it feels when one itches to create and dodf and in a way doed possession of something by capturing it.

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Lady, if a super-hot, rich Duke that happens to be sleeping with you believes you’re a spy, and you let your principals t I wanted to love this book, and I did finish it. I was looking forward to this, but the story lagged and the hero, hah the hero, needed a two by four upside the head. And at just the time when he working as a British spy needed to cause a great scandal.

Her secret hobby was sculpting, and she had made a statue of him — In the nude. She sees nothing curistina an example of her work, he view spoiler [cannot believe she has given him such a small fig leaf, and that the entire ton believes it to be an accurate representation of his, um, endowment hide spoiler ].

I read this awhile ago but I never rated it on here. And how the artistic passion leads to deeper feelings makes the story. Governess Brides 1 – 10 of 11 books.