Download eBook Ð Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2 352 pages

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Download eBook Ð Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2 352 pages ï [Read] ➪ Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2 Author Loretta Chase – When the intriguing Comte d'Esmond enters a room women swoon and men gnash their teeth The count is fully accustomed to this reaction and brilliant at exploiTroublesome Esmond can't afford the distraction of an entanglement however passionate it promises to be He's supposed to be working for the government and his employers want Leila's corrupt and treacherous husband brought to justice When the spouse unsurprisingly and co Hard to rate This was well written but didn't work so well as a romance for me Also the timeline is a bit confusing I read books 2 3 first and the heroine's nasty dead husband was alive and causing trouble The book seemed to mostly take place shortly after the end of book 4A lot of this was like a 19th century procedural detective story If that's your thing you may find this interesting Overall I didn't much feel the romance It is hard to take a villain from a prior book and make him the hero I like it when done well I do think Ismal was redeemable and considering his shenanigans in book 1 Chase had her work cut out for her It's not that I think she did a bad job with it I just missed the wit and charm that made books 34 so enjoyable The only glimmer of that here was the appearance of Esme's cantankerous old grandmother Lady Edenmont from book 1 I do get a kick out of her Re the audio Kate Reading was excellent as always

mobi ☆ Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2 ¸ Loretta Chase

When the intriguing Comte d'Esmond enters a room women swoon and men gnash their teeth The count is fully accustomed to this reaction and brilliant at exploiting it What he isn't prepared for is Leila Beaumont One look from her tawny eyes is dangerously captivating How Oh I love this story And Kate Reading just brought the characters to life EsmondIsmael what a guy Complex difficult flawed manipulative and desperately lonely An exile from his beloved homeland and a man still paying for the sins of an impetuous youth Brainwashed by an ambitious mother to believe he could be another Alexander the Great he overreaches himself causing havoc in the lives of many people most importantly in the life of Leila Leila is also a fascinating character a passionate artist struggling with self loathing after she finds out her father was a criminal and a traitor Married to a debauched and ultimately evil man she manages to rise above this and becomes a strong principled young womanAnd boy do those two clashTheir story is an interesting and angst filled roller coaster so that their HEA feels completely deserved Chase writes some beautiful emotionally charged scenes and Kate Reading makes them just perfect The accents the passion the fury and despair all of it had me captivated if you'll pardon the pun Unusually I will probably listen to this again some time just so I can close my eyes and imagine Ismael standing there talking to me Sigh

Loretta Chase ¸ Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2 reader

Captives of the Night Scoundrels #2Nveniently gets himself murdered all Esmond has to do is clear Leila of suspicion and proceed to the next assignment But not being hanged for her husband's murder isn't enough for Leila She wants to learn the truth all of it from Esmond a man who's been lying all his li Loretta Chase is an incredible writer and with Captives of the Night she writes a near perfect book I recommend this to anyone who enjoys historical romance with mystery suspense and passion from a hero for a woman who becomes his soul or so he believes this book is for you Captives is the seuel to The Lion's Daughter where Comte d' Esmond Ismal is his real name was the villain of that story and now he is the hero and after ten years he is back with a vengeance but on the right side of the law He is undercover trying to stop a man who was even devious than he was Francis Beaumont is the true villain of the piece but soon is murdered He leaves behind a widow Leila who is an artist and becomes the new obsession of Esmond Leila is an interesting woman and one that has been though so much heartache Her husband treated her horribly even though he saved her after the murder of her own father and allowed her talents to shown through But Francis had demons and horrible secrets that Leila comes to find out with the help of Esmond who may have been responsible for her father's death over 10 years ago They become partners and investigate nasty dead hubby's murder and soon their passions for each other collide Leila and Esmond were written in such a way that was mind boggling Chase's creative skills are top notch here and when they these two characters finally come together to show their love for each other well it is everything any romance fan would want between their hero and heroine This honestly is one of Chase's best works and her hero Esmond is so uniue and overall seductive in his talk and actions that Leila had no chance When she finally surrenders she does so willingly and those scenes are beyond hot A definite winner and a keeper for anyone's bookshelf