Tessa Dare ☆ 4 Download4 stars If you looked up the word minx in the dictionary I m sure there would be a icture of Lucy Waltham next to it Sure a lot of authors say their heroine is a minx but Tessa Dare shows us she is it s delightful Such a charming read it kept me up most of the nightLucy has been the bane of Jeremy Trescott s existence since childhood Now he s going to turn her into
a woman and his countess in spite of himself I really felt his frustration in trying to fight his attraction towoman and his countess in spite of himself I really felt his frustration in trying to fight his attraction to LOL This "Book Is Laugh Out "is laugh out funny at times tender and sweet others and still the love scenes manage to sizzle 35Can always rely on Tessa Dare to write stories that make me happy 45 StarsWow this book was a complete surprise for me after the Stud Club trilogy I wouldn t have tried this author again having failed to connect to two of the three books in that trilogy if a friend of mine hadn t raised this one so highly Thank goodness I did because this book was great I enjoy falls for sibling s friend storylines as is so that redisposed me to enjoy the relationship setup but Jeremy and Lucy and their dynamic are what made me continue to enjoy it I enjoyed watching Lucy confuse herself with her attraction to Jeremy She believes herself in love with another friend of her brother s but she can t resist Jeremy when they get in close uarters At times I was irritated with Lucy for being so fixated on Toby but most times I was just embarrassed for her Plus watching Jeremy try to rotect Lucy from herself and watching him give her some hard truths really made me love him I really liked that he didn t do it in the beginning from jealousy or attraction He was just helping her because someone had to look out for her and clearly no one was taking the jobI loved watching Jeremy stumble over his feelings for Lucy He may not have been upfront with her but he didn t try to
lie to himself about wanting her and wishing he could have her for himself I also like that he wasto himself about wanting her and wishing he could have her for himself I also like that he was with himself about how his friends were He didn t flinch from the fact that they had created Lucy s behavior through their own actions Jeremy wasn t dark and dangerous Lucy actually laughs when she hears that he s known as a rake in London but he is incredibly compelling He s distant and closed off but he can t help himself around Lucy He s always sticking his neck out to help her and and he can t deny that he wants her His honesty and his reluctant care were incredibly endearing It also helped that when Lucy and Jeremy got hysical the book got very hot The wardrobe scene and their inability to resist was an excellent example of how delicious they could be togetherI loved Sophia and was glad that she struck up a friendship with Lucy How often does the heroine befriend the other woman even when she no longer desires the man Sophia was so desperate for excitement and adventure that I can t wait to read about her next I m sure her fantastical stories will be a trip And nothing but excitement can come from how her story ended in this bookThe only real disappointment for me was the misunderstandings that cropped up near the end Both were so willing to believe that the other erson didn t really want them that I got frustrated I just wanted to stick them in a room and make them talk with each other They weren t a deal breaker for me and they didn t last for a large chunk of the book so they didn t drop my grade for the book much Also sometimes those misunderstandings could be hilarious like when Jeremy was incredibly disappointed that there was no dessert for dinner The humor and the great characters have really made me eager to read the next book Hopefully I ll like that one just as much I love finding new authors to add to my towering TBRWL and Tessa Dare is my latest addition Goddess of the Hunt is her debut book and what an excellent book it wasLucy Waltham has been in love with Sir Toby Aldridge one of her older brother Henry s friends since she was eleven years old ah what a recocious child she was but he s about to This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life propose to another woman and she must take action before it s too late So she sets alan to seduce him and show him that she s the right woman for him not this Miss Sophia Hathaway he seems smitten with The roblem is Lucy s In this lush and seductive novel exciting new author Tessa Dare takes desire to brazen heightsEver the bold adventuress Lucy Waltham has decided to go hunting for a husband But first she needs some target ractice So she turns to her brother’s best friend Jeremy Trescott the Earl of Kendall to hone her seductive wiles on him. Ever even been kissed and everything knows about the art of seduction is theoretical She clearly needs to get some ractice before utting her lan in motion but who s going to be her guinea ig Why Jemmy is of courseJeremy Jemmy Trescott Earl of Kendall has been friends with both Henry and Toby since their first year at Eton and he s been visiting Lucy Waltham has just found out the man she s been in love with since she s been a child is getting married Thinking of only way to get him to change his mind is seduce him but she needs someone to ractice on first Thinking of her brother s best friend he would be someone erfect to ractice on he s cold as ice and if she can thaw him out this seduction would be a Frںuhzeit Des Ostslaventums piece of cake Jeremy Trescott the Earl of Kendall is shocked when he s attacked late at night by the kissing fiend Lucy At wits end with Lucy when he learns of her crazy scheme to seduce her crush Jeremy takes the situation into his hands to try make Lucy realize her scheme is doomed to fail But when an attraction flares up between Lucy and Jeremy that leads to a uick marriage it s only the beginning as the two start to fall in love with one another I didn t want it to end I forced myself to span out my reading when all I wanted to do was close myself off and read the whole book it s that s good Lucy was one of those female leads that stick out and don t fall into the norm she comes across brass and full of sass I did find her a little immature but I uickly started to like her as I couldn t help but remember my first crush and thinking it was the end of the world when they didn t like me back She didn t come across as selfish or spoiled but a go getter who grows up from a young girl with starry eyed dreams to a young mature woman who thinks beyond herself Jeremy sersona the Ice Man cometh would have been complete if you didn t get a great insight into his thoughts and his actions didn t counteract his words He was such a darling and how he tried to convince Lucy that her seduction would fail how he felt anger toward everyone who just cast Lucy s feelings as those of a young girl but took them seriously and tried to Forbidden Knowledge protect her at ever turn I did feel him being a little overrotective of Lucy did water down the story somewhat but that uickly changed when why he was over Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Living through your 20s on your own terms protective of her came into light you start to understand him even better Together both were totallyerfect for each other as they both start to fall in love with each other and learn a few lessons about one another along that really draw them closer The steam level of this book was red hot even the kisses between Lucy and Jeremy were very sensual the wardrobe scene was my fave that I wanted to reach for a glass of cool water The tension between the two just heighten the story as it The Rumsfeld Way: The Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-Hardened Maverick progress but each love scene didn t hinder theace of the story but make the character grow closer to each other and really added to the overall lot wonderfully The secondary characters added just the right touch to the story but the true scene stealer was Sophia and her crazy fantasies and stories had me laughing and shaking my head Overall Tessa Dare has become the author to watch for me I really adored and loved this book to ieces Lucy and Jeremy were Option Writing Strategies for Extraordinary Returns perfect with a lot of great scenes that will have you never wanting this book to end But when it does end it ll leave you sighing happily long after 5 StarsI LOVED itWho in the world is Tessa Dare and where has she been all my life Goddess of The Hunt had me hooked fromage one I cringed every time I knew I had to ut this one down and I hated the fact that my eyes betrayed me at night when I d fall asleep trying to read
it I don t see a Best Seller on the cover yet but I romise if thisI don t see a Best Seller on the cover yet but I romise if this keeps writing books like this she s going to be the next Julia uinn the old not the new onePages 115 128 holds the most intense steam building mouth hanging open loves scenes I think I ve EVER read Just do me favorwhen your at the bookstore and your not sure about buying this book flip to these agesyou will not Genocide of One put this one back downJust a taste of what I m talking aboutthis scene takeslace in a wardrobe after Jeremy finds Lucy during a game of hide and seek The only light insi. Before setting her sights on another man But her Nintendo Wii Flash Game Creator's Guide: Design, Develop, and Share Your Games Online practice kisses spark a smolderingassion–one that could send all her Star Wars - Jabba the Hutt - The Art of the Deal plans up in smokeJeremy has an influential title a vast fortune and aainful The Real Estate Entrepreneur: Everything You Need to Know to Grow Your Own Brokerage past full of long buried secrets He keeps a safe distance from his own emotions but to distract Lucy from her reckless scheming. De is just few rays of sunshineushing their way through the cracks "He Kissed His Way "kissed his way up her neck and brought his hands to the neckline of her dress gathering the facbric of muslin until
it threatened to tear Then her tongue flicked a silent lea against his ear so lightly hethreatened to tear Then her tongue flicked a silent lea against his ear so lightly he have imagined it onceTwice he could not mistakeThen her hands slid around the his back and she leaned against his chest She brushed her lips over the base of
his throat Again Again Her kisses felt like rain drops in a desertthroat Again Again Her kisses felt like rain drops in a desert on his scorched flesh He bent his head and his mouth found hers And then the storm brokeI am not kidding ladiesyou willcould not read this and not think Oh good Lord This novel has the right balance of everything and you will absolutely love every characterMy All Time Favorites list has just gained a bookOh and I almost forgotThe cover totally matches the characters This author didn t settleshe was right on it dedicating your horniest book to your husband is uite the New Cutting Edge Elementary Students' Book power move ms darei m reading all of tessa dare s backlist for a video i m doing and to be honest if it weren t for that video i would not haveicked this book up dare s most recent series Girl Meets Duke is one of my favorite historical series but her others um not so much so i didn t have high hopes going into this her first Meditation Express: Stress Relief in 60 Seconds Flat published novelbut i was veryleasantly surprised this book has an originality that a lot of her other books lack that s not to shit on her writing it just seems to me that a lot of her books have redictable lots and VERY similar character airings grumpysunshine damaged herostrong heroine rakenerd this 45 stars Goddess of the Hunt was a fun and great historical romance book to read Tessa Dare has this excellent ability to write female characters well Lucy Waltham will be up in the list for one of the best female characters that I ve read in a historical romance bookAnd I ve read just a few hahaLucy is funny intelligent gutsy and does not take any shit from the Earl of Kendall aka Jeremy Trescott Lucy has been growing up with her brother s friends for years and she s finally coming into her own She thinks she s in love with Sir Toby Aldridge another friend of her brothers and decides to use Jeremy as a test subject to make Toby fall in love with herBoy is she going to be surprised when the emotionally closed off Earl of Kendall is not THAT closed offBoth characters in this book were great I loved the chemistry and the witty conversations between Lucy and Jeremy Whew I needed a cold shower from some of the scenes between these twoI m hoping the rest of the series will be just as good as Goddess of the Hunt It was a fun and crack worthy book to read in a few days Dang Why aren t there stars This book hit me right where I wanted it to right when I needed it Funny heart wrenching and incredibly romantic I had a very hard time getting this story out of my head when I had to ut it down to go do those tedious things that other humans expect of meAs I said in my giddy Communicating With Animals : The Spiritual Connection Between People and Animals post above Tessa Dare does all those things I ve been wanting authors to do Yes there s angst and some separation and misunderstanding but neither of the characters had to be struck TSTL in order to achieve theselot Robot Programming points Their misunderstanding was the most organic I ve seen in a long long time I couldn t fault either of them for believing what they did even though I knew they were dead wrong It wasn t a frustration because it wasn t manipulated by the author to fulfill a templateI do hope we get to see this couple in the companion books They re really delishI was drawn to this book by Dina s review and then by others who startediping up HMS Rane Alexis take a bow So I won t go into any detail about the story because it s been covered nicely I m looking forward to the next ones but I might do some rereads in between so I don t get burnt out Obviously I m very enthusiastic and excited about this new author D Kinda cute Kinda blah Lots of ups and downsPros Highly entertaining and fun with humor like all of Dare s other books The rotagonist s character development Some cute scenes and bantering between Lucy and Jeremy Second half of the book shows maturity and adds a realistic touch with them sorting things out aft. He must give his assions free rein Their sensual battle of wills is as maddening as it is delicious but the longer he succeeds in managing the headstrong temptress the closer Jeremy comes to losing control When scandal breaks can he bring himself to abandon Lucy to her ruin Or will he risk his heart and claim her for his own.