Thursday, March 9, 2017

NetGalley REVIEW - A Lady's Code of Misconduct (Rules for the Reckless, #5) by Meredith Duran

A Lady's Code of Misconduct 
Publish Date: February 28th 2017
Publisher: Pocket Books
Historical Romance
The Book Junkie Reads . . . Review of . . . A Lady's Code of Misconduct (Rules for the Reckless, #5) . . . This one took me a bit longer than usual to get into and to finish. I think that maybe I went in to this read expecting too much. Crispin had me with his name. Then the dark, broody, good looks, sharp political mind and fierceness stole my heart and turned me into a mushy pile. With further turns of the pages that turned in to new chapters, I found myself in love with Jane and Crispin together.

Jane found herself in a predicament. The only way she saw out of it was to do what needed to be done. She had to make a deal with a devil. But this devil was not the devil she was expecting. He was so much more and then some. Crispin put Jane’s world on a new course. She may have just change the scales in Crispin’s world also. Jane was strong, independent, resourceful, smart, capable, and fierce in her own rights. She was a very worthy female lead. She was able to capture my devotion on her own.

I loved Crispin and Jane. I would like to go back and read the other stories in this series. I have just added a new historical author to my repertoire. Pick up A Lady’s Code of Misconduct read it, enjoy it, fall in love with Crispin and Jane.

Rules for the Reckless series:
Your Wicked Heart – Rules for the Reckless, #.5
That Scandalous Summer – Rules for the Reckless, #1
Fool Me Twice – Rules for the Reckless, #2
Lady Be Good – Rules for the Reckless, #3
Luck Be A Lady – Rules for the Reckless, #4
A Lady’s Code of Misconduct – Rules for the Reckless, #5

Trapped in the countryside, facing an unwanted marriage and the theft of her fortune, Jane Mason is done behaving nicely. To win her freedom, she’ll strike a deal with the most dangerous man she knows—a rising star in politics, whose dark good looks mask an even darker heart.

The bitter past has taught Crispin Burke to trust no one. He’ll gladly help a lovely young heiress, provided she pays a price. Yet when a single mistake shatters his life, it is Jane who holds the key to his salvation. And in a world that no longer makes sense, Crispin slowly realizes that she may be the only thing worth fighting for...

Author Info

MEREDITH DURAN blames Anne Boleyn for sparking her lifelong obsession with British history. She is the author of eleven novels, all published by Pocket Books. Her debut, The Duke of Shadows, has been translated into thirteen languages and together with her sophomore book (Bound by Your Touch) was ranked among the top 100 romances of all time in the 2010 All About Romance poll. Her other books include RITA award winner Fool Me Twice; Wicked Becomes You, which was included on Woman's World list of Best Beach Reads for Summer 2010; and her February 2017 release, A Lady's Code of Misconduct, which received a starred review from Kirkus: "This book weaves its spell so thoroughly that the most fortunate reader will be the one who has time to read the entire thing in one sitting."

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