After reading James’s newest offering (following Fool for Love), some might be tempted to call her “the historical Jennifer Crusie.” In this book, as. It is whispered behind the fans of London’s dowagers and in the corners of fashionable ballrooms that scandal follows willfully wild Lady Beatrix Lennox wher. I had just the opposite reaction as I read A Wild Pursuit. This is the first book I have read from Eloisa James, and I very much enjoyed her.

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I mean to intoxicate you and torment you so that you know precisely how I feel about you. Their relationship is marked by a deep sense of connection and they were meant to be together.


If you choose to leave a comment on one of my blog posts, the comment and user data is saved in Blogger. But how can Violet trust the man who stole her virtue – and then phrsuit her heart?

Stephen was quite lovely, even if I liked him more in the previous book, as it seems he lost part of who he was.

Perhaps Arabella would allow her to return to London on the morrow. I can’t wait to see Helene and Rees’s conclusion in the final book of this series. Sebastian’s devotion to Esme was so heart rending, and for me I would have enjoyed this book much more if that had of been the main story. Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman.

Steph Beatrix and Stephen were two wonderfully rich characters and I loved getting to know them. This was one of my least favourite books by EJ. Eloisa James has her own unique voice and way of telling a story. I read the play long ago, but I never realized that Juliet proposed to him. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa’s very first book that she “found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; later People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.

Return to Book Page. It was almost too much to bear.

A Wild Pursuit (Duchess Quartet, #3) by Eloisa James

Check out the Reading Challenges tab above to see all the challenges I am participating s, or have completed so far this year. But after ten years of wilx the rights of the common man in Parliament, Stephen feels drained and tired of fighting an uphill battle. The conclusion of Esme and Sebastian should of been a novella. Three years earlier, Beatrix was discovered in a compromising position at a ball that caused her family to disown her.

The lips had been darned closed with six long, black, stitches. He was, after all, an old hat at campaigning. I have use for that man, remember? I’d recommend a bit more scandal just tigh Glad this was a library read, narrated by Justine Eyre.

I was not sure after finishing this book whether to file it under historical romance wjld science fiction-fantasy. Unable to bring about the kinds of changes he believes in, Stephen feels like a failure. Her “double life” is a source of fascination to the media and her readers. In her professorial guise, she’s written a New York Times op-ed defending romance, as dloisa as articles published everywhere from women’s magazines such as More to writers’ journals such as the Romance Writers’ Report.

Mar 28, Thenia rated it liked it Shelves: And I will continue to enjoy it. Too many secondary characters cluttering up the plot. After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.

And I know it is a kind of self defense to pretend that you are even worse than what people say you are, but… annoying.

The continuing story of all of the other characters is still fun though. Marchioness Bonnington had been examining the painted fan; she put it jwmes with a little rap.

Will be reading the other 3 around these characters ASAP! She’s almost torn apart watching Esme with William, and Gina’s called Helene to stay with her for her Gina’s last part of her pregnancy. There was a moment of silence and then Stephen roared with laughter.

Too bad, I have enjoyed some of EJ’s novels but this really didn’t hit the mark for me.

However, when she finally makes love to Stephen Fairfax-Lacy, his heart sings because she really jamws a virgin in every sense of the word. Determined to leave England and the scandal of his gambler father behind, Elias hopes to turn his fortunes around and come back a respectable man to claim the only woman for him, Miss Penelope White.