review Ì E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Betina KrahnOnderful couple The story seemed to be organized in sections the unny section the heartbreak section and the defeat the villain section Each portion of the book was marvelous and had me smiling through most of it In the irst part of the book Merrie overhears her scheming caretakers planning her marriage to someone she doesn t know and she runs away Now because this is a romance book and we all know how coincidental things happen within those covers whose room should she accidentally hide in when she s running away Jack of course And what is Jack doing Well he s seducing a married woman Merrie who is hiding in the closet gets uite an eyeful Not knowing that Jack is her intended she hightails it back to the estate and into the scheming arms of the villains When Jack shows up at the estate to claim his bride Merrie sees who it is and doesn t
WANT TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH HIM SOto have anything to do with him So clever plan is to do things that will give him a disgust of her but all those things do is intrigue Jack There were some pretty unny parts in this portion dare I say it #Some Chuckle Out Loud Times #chuckle out loud times it is during this time period that Jack and Merrie get to know each other become riends and eventually all in love Then Jack is orced by the villains to leave Merrie behind and he does I have to say that Ms Krahn writing was so exceptional during this portion that I could actually eel Merrie s pain as Jack is leaving her Some great writingAnd that is only half of the book There s wonderful writing that comes Jack has to not only defeat the bad guys but grovel and win Merrie s love back Spoiler he does Caught in the Act is a The Seduction of Miranda Prosper funny touching book It silled with laughter intrigue poignancy heartbreak and a satisfying ending I highly recommend this delightful storyKaysBlog. Bling knaves a daring thief of hearts and an innocent yet ingenious young beauty will be undone by the most delectable treachery of all rapturous irresistible love.
raised by an older couple They have loved Merrie and given her ree range with her inuisitive mind While she mayby an older couple They have loved Merrie and given her ree range with her inuisitive mind While she may a total innocent in some ways she is intelligent beyond her years She speaks Latin and Greek reads classical books and is what one would call a learned woman But Merrie cannot stay with this wonderful couple who love her You see she s a romance heroine and or this story to work there must be some kind of tension That tension comes in the orm of a crafty amily of servants and a conniving solicitor These villains have a plan They have been skimming money Elizabeth I from the estate of their doddering employer an earlor years And then what does this earl do He dies Well what can these crafty villains do They can pretend that he is still alive while they search or his heir Guess who his heir is Can t think who it might be Well I ll tell you our lovely innocent Merrie So they bring our honest trusting innocent Merrie to the estate in the care of a simply horrible companiongoverness and they continue to eed off of the estate Now Theres Always a Trail / Home in the Valley for some reason they decide that in order to keep Merrie under their control even they must marry her off to a man of their choosing They lookor a rake gambler someone who doesn t care about anything someone who is in desperate need of money They ind that person of the orm of Jack HuntingtonWell nothing turns out the way they or anyone else plans And let me say this about Merrie and Jack they are a Us unexpected turn when emotional debts come due SWEET REWARDS In a Tudor England teeming with intrigues and absurdities in a hotbed of scheming scoundrels and bum. This was one of the irst romance novels I ever read and I still pick it up every now and then just or old times sake It s bawdy it s romantic it s smartI can t say enough about it What I love most is
the hero gentleman jack or once we gethero Gentleman Jack For once we get rouge who doesn t treat women #LIKE DIRT HE WORSHIPS WOMEN AND UNDERSTANDS THEM HE #dirt He worships women and understands them He a ladies man in the best sense and I ell in love with him and I can see how his innocent bride Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: falls so easilyor him Merrie Straffen is one of my avorite heroines Her naivete in matters of love and sex are counterbalanced by her great intelligence and spirit I wish there could be heroines out there that are both beautiful and smart without being irritaingly perfect A great read if you can ind it Surprisingly The Essential Library for New Moms 4-Book Bundle: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child; The Baby Food Bible; Infant Massage; Colic Solved funny at times with interesting Hh It was a treat to read and the hero is swoon worthy with some very sexy scenarios Be sure to read the authors noteirst as it gives you the meanings of some of the words commonly used at that time period in Elizabethan England which is at the end of the book It s always so refreshing to open a Betina Krahn book and I ve always had The Triangle of Truth: The Surprisingly Simple Secret to Resolving Conflicts Largeand Small fond memories of two of her early works Caught in the Act and its seuel Behind Closed Doors However you know how memories are In this case they were correct It was a joy to reread Caught in the Act tempered with a little melancholy because Ms Krahn seems to be taking a restrom writing As much as we readers sometime orget authors are human beings too sometimes their personal lives hit bumps in the roads just like the rest of us Ms Krahn went through some very rough times not too long ago but now her life seems to be on the sunny side once againso maybe she will pick up that pencil or hit that keyboard and gift us with some bright sparkly workNow to the book. SECRET PLACES A shocking liaison accidentally observed opens loodgates of deception and desire HIDDEN COSTS A rogue's game of passionate betrayal takes an audacio.