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S anxious about how Chase would describe it without it coming across as far fetched r implausible Again I really shouldn t have worried Without giving away the ending I ll simply say that it s believable realistic and absolutely perfect Chase tackles the expected issues that arise with Marcelline and Clevedon being a couple head Ipso Facto on insteadf brushing them The John Wyndham Omnibus off and I believe this is what made me add her to my favorite authors list I read this book in two sittings I loved reading it I loved the writing I loved Marcelline and Clevedon and above all I loved their romance The banter between the two was witty natural and delightfully charming I adore how their relationship was builtn so much than just passion there was also trust friendship respect and Sea Chase of course love between them Silk Is for Seduction isne f the best books I ve ever read and I strongly recommend it to anyone who enjoys a beautiful and unforgettable story For reviews visit my blog This is a cross class romanceMy short pinion Predictable and melodramatic Lacking in believable character motivations and interactionsI know I m in the minority here Most reviewers have LOVED this novel I didn t But I may be biased against the trope in generalI really hate cross class romances They don t sit well with me at all I think they re unrealistic The power balance between the H and H is too ff for comfort The power sits entirely with the aristo usually the male The female ften works in the service class MINECRAFT: Crazeballs Memes and Jokes: Unofficial Minecraft Book (Minecraft, Minecraft Secrets, Minecraft Stories, Minecraft Books For Kids, Minecraft Meme Book, Minecraft Comics, Minecraft Xbox) or is a prostitutef some sort The Graduate or maybe she s a petty thief In any case theutcome is MIND NUMBINGLY predictable The aristo must come down in level to meet her He must make concessions for her lack f class He must lower himself It s icky because she has to be Oh So Grateful that he is willing to Lower Himself What bugs me most about these types f romances is that the hero ALMOST ALWAYS asks her to be his mistress first PluhThat shows how little he really respects her right Note This doesn t happen in THIS novel But I m ranting Monkey taming on the trope in general Just go with it The Pretty Womanffer is that the rich aristocrat will I Was Spock: Leonard Nimoy offer the whore who is never REALLY a whore the dealf a life time She will be put up as a HIGH CLASS whore while the rich dude marries someone appropriate Of course realistically the prostitute low class woman would accept this Cosa hanno in testa i nostri figli. Apprendimento e memoria nello sviluppo del bambino offer But never in these romances No she will refuseut The Dawning of a New Age of pride and love for the jack assSo she refuses theffer Like any good Pretty Woman would she martyrs herself because she loves him too much to be his paid whore But then he Comes Up to Scratch Offers to Lower Himself for the love f a Pretty WomanBut then she will eventually accept him and f course the truth will come An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World out that she is inevitably Well Born from a family that was Downn Their LuckLa La Happily Ever AfterBut I still see this as an exceedingly unbalanced relationship She will always be the woman that he had to come down in stature to accept She will always be a high class courtesan They will be OUTCASTSAND HE WILL ALWAYS BE THE MAN WHO OFFERED TO SET HER UP AS HIS MISTRESSIt s not romantic to me It s icky Besides I can never get behind a hero who takes a mistress while he s married Why doesn t that cause the heroine lose interest in him This guy who will cheat Hunter Hunted on his wife and deign to PAY the heroine to sleep with him I have no respect for this typef hero regardless that mistress having was common practice for the time although I m not sure that s altogether true I think it s somewhat Archivio Per Lo Studio Delle Tradizioni Popolari, Volume 13 of a romance novel invention I finally got around to thisneI m going to sound like a complete snob but I can t help but agree that the classes shouldn t mixin my historical romance reads I LOVE Loretta Chase and have enjoyed reading some Ricettario amoroso di una pasticciera in fuga of her previous stories When I read the blurb for thisne I wasn t sure she would be able to convince me that a Duke could happily marry a Dressmaker and keep his place in society Well I guess it comes down to love because love breaks all the rulesIn the end I enjoyed Silk Is for Seduction It wasn t my favourite by Loretta Chase but it was still bloody good I guess the main problem for me is that Clevedon is a bit Lo strano caso del barista scomparso of a douchewaffle He sut galivanting in France while his intended not the heroine waits patiently back in England as he sows his wild A Part of Speech oats Nice view spoilerI loved that Clara tells him to stick it where the sun don t shine when he finally gets around to proposing to his like a sister intended hide spoiler This tool toting fishing rod slinging maintenance man is going 45n his first historical romance novel recommended by Dija about a dress maker and a Duke Although I m not sure how much historical romance I will be delving into in the future I don t think I could have had a better introduction to the Genre After some discussions n what to expect in this Genre I found myself pleasantly sucked into this story from the start I started under the radar in case I didn t like it When I put it down I was already at 20% in what seemed like a blink f the eye Chase is an amazing author that in what seemed like a blink The Year After of the eye Chase is an amazing author that just about every emotion into this novelMarcelline isne And Quiet Flows the Don of three sisters and the motherf Sailing Promise: Around the World on a Catamaran one very spunky going to rule the worldne day little girl The sisters run a dress shop with the goal to be the best in London They already make a superior uality f product now they just need to get the high nosed ladies f London to look
DOWN TO SEE IT THE SISTERS ARE A WELL to see it The sisters are a well machine each specializing in dress making and human manipulation The human manipulation part is usually done as a team with each Hunter's Moon of them complementing eachther Marcelline devises a plan to create the wedding dress for Lady Clara who has been destined to marry Duke Clevedon from birth This should put them Prince of Lies on the map and seal there futureThere s the triangle and my friends know what I think about them Somehow this story unravels and notnly never bothers me but the ensuing romance catches me Slow Dance off guard Clevedon is a slut so I usually wouldn t be pulling for him but I did almost immediately Marcelline is a hard working smart ambitious family first beauty but found myself irritated by her business first attitude I believe the writer meant it to be that way Inly mention it because I am usually pulling for my girl from the start and concede defeat to the Hero A bani si prestigiu pentruMarcelline si surorile ei Insa ca sa si duca planul la indeplinire creatoarea trebuie sa l castige de partea ei pe Clevedon ale carui standarde sunt pe atat de inaltePe cat ii este de joasa moralitatea Miza pare sa merite riscul dar de data aceasta Marcelline are de a face cu un rival pe masura ei Ceea ce incepe ca L'arcobaleno negli occhi o scanteie de dorinta intre doi dintre cei mai incapatanatiameni. Marceline Noirot the self proclaimed greatest modiste in all the world has her eye Postcards from Vermont: A Social History, 1905-1945 on the future duchessf Clevedon Fire On The Mountain onef the worst dressed young ladies Polska of the season Technically speaking the dukef Clevedon has yet to propose to anyone but it s clear to everyone the duke included that Lady Clara Fairfaix is the destined Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology oneMarceline setsut to Paris to woo the A Novel Without Lies oh so charming dukef Clevedon Wyrm or rather his money And don t you dare imagine that she s doing all this covertly Oh no she s making things clear from the get go As expected the duke and Marceline both lose their heads in the process ironically creating a scandal that may well alienate the future duchessf ClevedonThis must ve been the first book that I have found simultaneously enjoyable and hugely disappointing On the I Am Ocilla one hand it made me laugh and had me glued to it from start to finish just waiting to see what ll happen next The sex scenesn the Effie: The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray, John Ruskin and Millais other hand were just plain boring They d all startut promising enough but as they progressed Peppermint Tea on to the risue details I just lost interest Heck I even skipped a fewf them entirely because they bored me so muchTo be fair it s entirely possible that Ms Chase s writing style is fine and it s just me who lost interest in the genre After all I have loved her Scoundrels series for all its heart fluttering moments Score 285 stars because it just couldn t get me in the proper mood Otherwise a good book well written full Sunny Holiday of hilarious scenes presenting an interesting look into the cut throat worldf Victorian era fashion I enjoyed this Zhang Xin: On the Return to China one Fast paced Strong heroine who took no shit from the Dukef Clevedon I have read and enjoyed 親指の恋人[oyayubi no koibito] other books by this author I will probably continue with the next book in the series at some stageI cannot sew to save my life but I do try when called upon As I was thether night to sew a button n my son s pantstrousers It wasn t pretty but it did the trick She tasted like forbidden fruitShe tasted in truth like trouble Think for This improved as it went along but we did not start Eureka Street out friends this book and I And I ve thoughtn it and I cannot give it than 3 stars It s Chase so it s nicely written and feels sort Turkestan Solo: A Journey Through Central Asia of historically appropriate a Duke marrying a dressmaker is far fetched and there s no way the heroines rep wouldn t be ruined by the way she behaves in this book There are some lovely descriptionsf clothes which frankly there should be if you re going to take n dress making as a subject Sex was good too I liked the characterization f the hero It was nice to have his idleness and his apathy highlighted by the heroine who is very far from either I nostri giorni con Anna of those things and nice to see him grow as a resultf his feelings for her That said there were too many elements to him really Dead mother in a tragic accident nothing too much came Ferrugem Americana of that And a prior engagement to a girl he plainlynly loved as a sister which lingered for way too long The heroine was inconsistent All about the business and her family but then she risks everything absolutely everything in her affair with the hero And that s where we come Storie ciniche on to my big gripe plot and motivationThe heroine wants to snare the hero s fianc e as a client So she absolutely cannot be seen to be a romantic rival for her What well bred woman is going to have her clothes made by the vixen ensnaring the husbandsfianc esbeauxf her clientele None Party in the Blitz of them So what does she do She flirts with him She takes his cravat pin and exchanges it forne The Russians Tender Lover (The Sisterhood, of her pins She kisses him in the middlef an argument this was a particularly irritating moment for me She goes with him unaccompanied to a massive society ball She lets him into her shop and sleeps with him She stays with him in his house and she accepts a bunch Fred Cress: Stages of money from him even if it is a loanThis was a bit too much for me Badly plotted given what Chase wants us to believe about the heroine s motivations and her character Particularly bad in Paris which is the startf the book hence my visceral dislike The Nibelungenlied of it in those early stages And it soured men the relationship It got better as it went Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend on and their behaviour made a bit sense in the contextf how his fianc e reacted But still brings the rating down I will pick up the rest in the series though because Chase has some stellar writing chops and she s entertaining A 5 star book as perceived by yours truly should meet the following reuirements1 It should either make my A stomach ache from laughing B cheeks hurt from grinning andor C eyes fill with tears since that s the closest I ever come to bawling2 The writing should be expressive enough to make me genuinely feel the characters and their emotions 3 The story should at least be intriguing enough that I never ever have to force myself to read Enquanto a Inglaterra dorme on4 The plot should be so thoroughly engrossing that Inly put the book aside Happy Ever After: Escaping Narrative Traps About How to Live outf necessity 5 Even before
reading the ending I should be recommending the book to all my friends and calculating how soon I should reread the ending I should be recommending the
book to all my friends and calculating how soon I should reread so that the experience will still to all my friends and calculating how soon I should reread so that the experience will still as absorbing as it was the first time around Seeing as this book is recommended by Werewolf PTA onef my all time favorite authors Ilona Andrews to say my expectations were high would be a major understatement I tried extremely hard to suelch my anticipation with the fear that it would ruin this book as it has so many The Little Demon others but I needn t have worried Chase had me so utterly enthralled in her world all apprehensive and skeptical thoughts vanished even before I finished the first chapter Truthfully I m a little shocked myself at how deeply I fell in love with this story Marcelline is unlike anyther heroine I ve ever come across in all the historicals I ve read For Prince From Her Past one thing she isn t an aristocratr a desperate spinster For another she s a rare blend Vademecum Per Gli Operatori Nei Beni Culturali Ecclesiastici of ambitious sassy collected passionate and mysterious that I found myself constantly in awef This is Chicana Falsa: And Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard one woman I wouldn t even dreamf messing around with Clevedon while not being the most Mass Murders original characterut there still had an incomparable charm that made me fall in love with him regardless While reading Silk Is for Seduction the Blessed Are You Who Believed only thing I was afraid Chase wouldn t be able to pullff convincingly was Celevedon and Marcelline s relationship It s unheard Archeologia del Sottosuolo Metodologie a Confronto (2 Vol Set) of for a working womanf the Regency Era to be anything but the mistress Buried Secrets of a duke and I wa. O rochie perfecta trebuie sa aiba doua caracteristici doamnele ar muri ca s poarte iar domnii ar ucide ca s Operación Primicia: el ataque de Montoneros que provocó el golpe de 1976 o dea josMarcelline Noirot creatoare de moda extrem de talentata si de ambitioasa este vedeta in plina ascensiune a societatii londoneze Si cine ar putea fi Why Pandas Do Handstands o clientaMai potrivita decat aristocrata cel mai prost imbracata dinras logodnica ducelui de Clevedon Cucerirea viitoarei ducese ar insemn. Ater It was the ther way around and caught me ff guard The story cruises along at a very nice pace There are not many peaks but I can say there were no valley s for me The story itself was simple compared to the PNR UF and Fantasy that is my normal Genre That said I was into the story very uickly and The List: el día en que mi vida cambió once into it I never lost interest The lackf the 5th star has to do with the Genre than the story and I m writing this at 230 n a break and might just toss that 5th star n after further consideration Either way it was definitely a 45 which completely exceeded my expectations for this GenreI probably won t be filling my shelves with historical romance but if the next book is a continuation Submission With a Stranger of this story I WILL be reading it Favorite uote He was a predator So was sheMarcelline Noirot and her two sisterswn a dress shop a moderately successful Shadow Commander: The Epic Story of Donald D. Blackburn-Guerrilla Leader and Special Forces Hero one havingnly ne larger prestigious client Marcelline lives and breathes this shop It not nly supports her family but designing is in her soul It is her passion But they know they need someone big someone who will get all the ton pointed in their direction so they can wipe The Rat and the Tiger out allf their competition When they read in a gossip paper that the Duke Pirate Princess of Clevedon may finally be coming home from Paris to claim his bride Clara Marcelline knows they need this future duchess as a client But insteadf wooing Clara Marcelline heads for Paris to go Otogi Zoshi: Volume 1 on a huntClevedon and Clara have been intended for eachther for years Clevedon is actually her father s former ward Growing up together they are great friends and actually have love for each Arcadia other Butver the past couple years Clara has needed to time to mourn the passing The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery: A Guide to Her Magical Performances of her grandmother and Clevedon has needed time to go abroad and sow hisats They write letters every week to each Il bicchiere scrivente other and are fondf Damaged one another But Marcelline storming into Paris with her amazing gowns and vibrant personality may just be enough to throw Clevedonff track After seeing her at the Table For Two opera and getting an introduction Clevedon starts to become a bitbsessed Marcelline knows exactly what she wants from Clevedon his future bride But as she plays this game with Clevedon to win Disney Manga: Descendants - The Rotten to the Core Trilogy Book 2 over his money she also starts to fall for himMeanwhile Marcelline s dressmaker competition Downes will do anything to steal her designs but the sisters are not dumb and they are ready for a battleSilk is for Seduction isne L'ispettore Alì al Trinity College of my favorite books I have read this yearThere is so much that standsut in this book Marcelline is just a shopkeeper with no title For her her appearance is everything It is what gets her noticed Kejsarn av Portugallien or when she doesn t want to be noticed just partf the crowd She must look and play the part so at first we must focus Fol on herutside beauty and how she portrays herself Of course she wouldn t last long in upper society if she didn t have an internal strength and smarts about her She can curtsey like no The True Tale of Castaway Daniel Foss other She can flirt with the bestf them She is witty sly and never loud Myths and Legends of Russia orbvious She is a mystery to Clevedon Her beauty is what draws him to her at first But then who she is intrigues him Just as he slowly unravels the real Marcelline Loretta Chase does the same for the reader She drops in small and sometimes large tidbits very nonchalantly You feel surprised and a bit baffled right along with ClevedonClevedon has long been intended to Clara They have never been lovers but they are good friends Both are not dreading this impending betrothal but both are not rushing towards the alter
My first was how am I going to feel about Clevedon n such good terms with Clara falling for another womaneither my first
And While He Doesn Twhile he doesn t hide the fact that he met and spent time with Marcelline he never comes clean with the actual emotional attachment he has with her at first Of course when they all end up in London together Clara catches n uick And I love that she doesn t hide She confronts Marcelline She may be a little na ve but I give her credit for not sitting in the shadows Is Clara hurt Sure But I don t think she is ever betrayed And I like that we get to see the journey Clara goes SJWs Never Lie: Censorship is Tolerance! Freedom is Slavery! Ignorance is Strength! on and she is betterff for itThe Clevedon we come to know is such a sweet good guy There are a few parts towards the end where Marcelline needs help and what he does for her made me smile so big and I might even have wiped away a tear We not Il terrore viene per posta only get these lovely warm moments but the banter between Clevedon and Marcelline is so entertaining and well doneAnd before I go I must mention the smexy parts while there is wonderful tension in this book the love scenes are intense and filled with as much passion as these two characters And there is carriage smex does it get better It was as stormy a kiss as the last time but different He was angry with her she was angry with him But far than anger was at work between them This time she wasn t in control She was drowning in feeling in the tastef him and the scent The Adventures of the Black Hand Gang of his skin and the feelf his hard body under hers and his hand so tight in her hair possessiveA lifetime had passed since a man had held her like thisShe knew a part f her mind knew she needed to break away from him But firstoh a little Most importantly this book is so romantic The looks between the Clevedon and Marcelline The witty banter The tension The heartbreak and angst The warmth and humor Oh all done so well One f the best books I have read this yearRating A Silk Is For Seduction was supposed to be the historical romance book that will make me forget all the crap I ve gotten from this genre in the past and make me see that there are still good stories belonging to this genre ut there Oh I m sorry Mrs Chase was there supposed to be a plot there I seem to have missed it with all the growing erections popping up like mushrooms in a forest after heavy rainWhat was this book all about Making dresses for stuck up aristocrats Or likely about the duke wanting to bang the dressmaker That s it Why would I want to read something like thisI wouldn tNo you can t possibly change my mind I need a good plot for me to like a book Sex just won t do itNo you can Loretta Chase s historicals never disappoint Silk Is For Seduction is the first in a new series and features a heroine who is a refreshingly hard headed businesswoman and the hero who simply can t resist her amoral charm. Din Londra ambii maestri in arta seductiei declanseaza un adevarat infern si un scandal incendiarLoretta Chase a absolvit Clark University dupa care s a dedicat pasiunii de a scrie romane de dragoste istorice ceea ce i a adus recunoasterea in randul cititorilorDin intreaga lume Bestsellerul Seductie a fost nominalizat ca finalist la Premiul RITA al Asociatiei Scriitorilor de Romane de Dragoste din America.