Editorial Reviews. Review. In s England, year-old Lydia Grenville is a few The Last Hellion (Scoundrels Book 4) – Kindle edition by Loretta Chase. Romance Kindle eBooks @ The Last Hellion. Loretta Chase. Buy This Book. I know I’m going to be in the minority, but here it is: The Last Hellion was a disappointing read. The Last Hellion is the last of the four books in Ms Chase’s will recall how skilfully Loretta Chase recounted Dain’s backstory in the book’s.
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Before Thd had even finished the first chapter, I could see why. A 6-feet-tall, year-old spinster even though she was NEVER referred as that in the book, which I found very refreshingintelligent, self-confident and in possession of a sharp tongue – and quick fists – that had Vere doomed from the start. And he was really clever, too, even when he was drunk, which was all the time at least at the beginning.
I don’t need all my battles fought for me. I do hate being so tue, Loretta Chase is an excellent writer, as proven by her outstanding third book in this series. Neither of them wants to desire the other at all, let alone with such intensity, and they fight their fascination with each other every step of the way.
Fabulous narration by Kate Reading and a terrific story, as only Loretta Chase lastt write when she is on fire. Scoundrels series Top Romance.
I enjoyed reading about her trying to rescue young girls who were being tricked into prostitution, and how she boldly wrote the ugly truth about living conditions for impoverished women and other social issues, not caring one whit what others thought of her for it.
He winds up flat on his posterior after a well-timed blow from Lydia. This has made me want to go back and reread Lord of Scoundrels, which I read years ago. He does care though, and deeply, he has become The Duke of Ainswood by default as a result of a series of deaths in the Mallory family, not least 9 year old Robin, whom he loved and cared for after the death of Robin’s Father.
Bertie is a little slow on the uptake. Not recommended for under 18 or sensitive readers.
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Her characterisations of all the principals and lasst secondary characters are excellent and very well defined; Ainswood and Dain are easy to tell apart as are Lydia and Jessica, and Bertie Trent sounds just as sweetly bluff and slightly loregta as he ever did. Vere Mallory, to the outside world is a tall, handsome, dissolute, scruffy, drunkard, always ready for a fight. Nothing you haven’t seen many hundreds of times before. No, she just wants it that way.
You’re a troublemaker, Lydia.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It had to keep creeping on toward me, one confounded funeral after another. In spite of having distant noble relatives, Lydia Grenville grew up in the dregs of society.
In this case, all of Vere’s family, all the people he cared about, died one by one, resulting to him becoming the Duke of Ainswood. Lidya has to investigate powerful people who abandoned their illegitimate lorftta, Lidya has to save the children from bad people, Vere’s relatives are missing so he has to find them, Vere has to collect some evidence regarding Lidya parentage, secondary characters are falling in love Vere has a habit of giving Lydia new names when he grumbles to himself about her: Great story from Ms.
My second book by Loretta Chase and what a fabulous read! Dissolute noblemen like Ainswood are part of the problem, not the solution.
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She only partially succeeds in her quest however, as she is interrupted by the handsome Duke of Ainswood. Lydia Grenville is dedicated to protecting London’s downtrodden. I also liked the way the sensitive side of Vere was revealed in bits and pieces. I enjoyed reading about her trying to rescue young girls who hellino being tricked into prostitution, and how she boldly wrote the ugly truth about living conditions for impoverished women and other social issues, not caring one whit what others thought of her for it.
Was this book depressing? March 31, Publication Date: What a great start to the lorretta year, with a 5 star read. The main lst that kept it from being a keeper for me is that the pacing was a little slow in places, particularly in the middle between the time that Vere proposed and the scenes where they were informed that Vere’s cousins were in grave trouble.
Open Preview See a Problem? We are also treated to the reappearance of Lord Dain and his lady, chhase idiot brother, Bertie Trent, who turns out to have more sense than indicated in Lord of Scoundrels.
He is a newly minted lord, despondent because of the death of both the previous lord his cousin and the cousin’s tge son. This is what HR is all about, folks! I felt like the main characters and their love story were almost suffocating under the weight of the plot and all that was cchase.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. One of my favorites. Lydia was his perfect counterpart and I just thought these two were made for each other. Dissolute noblemen like Ainswood are part of the problem, not the solution.
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Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Helena Martin, who first appeared in Captives of the Nightplays one of Lydia’s best friends and confidants. Miss gypsy queen Grenville You have a very problematic hero, that’s been drinking heavily and sleeping with half of England’s prostitutes, but because of the prologue you already love him more than you care lofetta admit and you can forgive him anything. Her less-than-ladylike occupation, checkered past, and questionable lineage make it highly unlikely that she loretga ever marry a member of the Regency ton.
No, just so Lydia can sleep nights knowing her father very briefly loved her mother.
No trivia or quizzes yet. The sarcastic wit that they employ in their bantering was pure genius, and it also built some excellent sexual tension between the pair. Feb 13, Julianna rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I couldn’t care less about Lydia’s heritage and for the life of me I couldn’t figure out why it was so important that it was brought back to our attention in great detail three times.