Scenes of domestic abuse and the journey to recovery make Kleypas’s modern romance anything but fluff. A Wellesley grad and daughter of a. Blue-Eyed Devil (#31 on our Top Romances List) reading Sugar Daddy, Lisa Kleypas’s first foray into contemporary writing, I was eager. Blue-Eyed Devil Lisa Kleypas When Haven Travis defies her father’s wishes by marrying college boyfriend Nick Tanner, she is determined that.
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The risks are unthinkable.
But I love it enough that I wish you’d give it a try. I didn’t get that from her.
Can the little family possibly find comfort and joy? I trusted Lisa Kleypas. No woman should be subjected to that judgement ever, because we all know this happens with relative ease. Life doesn’t work that way. After an uncomfortable encounter with Nick in her apartment, Haven finally tells Hardy everything about her abusive marriage and he helps her discover the joys of sex.
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I seem to recall having loved this book the best of the Travis series by far. I loved seeing her grow as a person. I loved how different he was with Haven, so sweet, patient and lustful ;-D I loved how hard he pursued her, and how he had never felt about any woman the way he felt about Haven.
When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. I finally concluded that it was the contrived ending — wherein characters experienced temporary personality changes — that dealt the blow to lower kleupas grade to the B range.
Prem is a recently married teacher who is neither very good at teaching nor at being married. I am planning to re-read the next book in this series very soon and can’t wait to get my hands on a new book by Lisa Kleypas. My heart broke for the awful things she endured at his hands, and how much damage sevil did to her esteem. I’m well-aware that stereotypes about men’s behavior are everywhere, damn, I’m living in a country where men are supposed to be all liwa and romantic.
In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant. A bad boy who was just waiting for the right woman to come into his life. I wouldn’t have minded seeing even more of their relationship but at least this book had a lot more romance than Sugar Daddy.
Other books in the series. I loved how visually this is illustrated with Haven’s dream about being a Deivl doll whose body parts slowly fall off until nothing is left. Travel to the beautiful northern edge of the world and join the welcoming community of Mure for an unforgettable Christmas. No, that’s not right, I rephrase: Coming out of a bad marriage Hav 4 stars!
My heart went out to her. After succumbing to Gabriel’s skilled and sensuous persuasion, Pandora agrees to become his bride. As she inches closer to the twisted truths at the centre of these murders, it becomes clear that she’s dealing with a version of justice terrifyingly different to her own.
Lisaa it was very rewarding in the end.
As I’m not from Texas or even America, ,isa took a little more effort listening. Also, the story ended way too abruptly for me and when things were finally coming together, felt rushed and left me wanting more of Hardy and Haven, especially more Hardy! May 6, Publication Date: I mean, if I were a man, especially a Texan, I would be fucking pissed to see how sexist I’m shown.
He is sexy, sweet, a tad alpha and incredibly ddevil. Create An Account Why Join? What I mean by how blie-eyed novel was quite unusual for a romance novel is that the story starts off with Haven being abused by her former husband Nick and this was the first romance novel that I had read that dealt with the subject matter of domestic abuse and it really made this story much more relatable to any reader who kleypaa also suffered through domestic abuse.
I have to tell you, I am not saying this lightly. I was just as moved by Kleypas’s description of the abuse that Haven endured as I was the first time I read the book.
This delightful, compelling story is the first in Kleypas’s new Victorian series about the Ravenel family’ Library Journal’Readers are introduced to the unforgettable characters and their original personalities through a delightful storyline peppered with sharp repartee and steamy sensuality’ RT Book Reviews top pick ‘Reading Kleypas’ long-awaited return to historical is akin to walking into the arms of an old friend’ Heroes and Heartbreakers.
View all 14 comments. I love all the good, and the liwa bit of bad, in Hardy.