31 Aug AAR reviews Lisa Kleypas’ historical romance Secrets of a Summer Night. Four young ladies enter London society with one common goal: they must use their feminine wit and wiles to find a a daring husband-hunting. Four young ladies enter London society with one common goal: they must use their feminine wit and wiles to find a husband. So a daring husband-hunting.

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Secrets Of A Summer Night : Number 1 in series

For this first book of The Wallflowers series big stars! It was such a good buy! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hopefully, now that the groundwork for the Wallflowers has been laid, there will be earlier and more prominent focus on the romance in the remaining books of the series.

But then, you became awesome.

And Rosalyn Landor’s narration is great! ,leypas 31, Publication Date: Hothouse Flower Lucinda Riley. This is my kind of leisure reading, a good historical romance, well written with charming characters and a lot of witty dialogue.

They should decrets loved to the same intensity. Prejudice, social conditioning and family expectations exert enormous pressure to marry well into both money and title and our hero and heroine will need to navigate the pitfalls of society, expectations especially gender expectations and prejudice, as well as personal issues, to find their HEA.

seecrets Jul 19, Katerina rated it really liked it Shelves: Lynn Spencer September 1, at 2: Visit her at www. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy. As I endured the husband-hunting escapades, I kept hoping that things would spark to life, but they just did not. If you are located outside the U. Lillian lixa very feisty and seemed to have a bit of a chip on her shoulder, particularly concerning Marcus, Lord Westcliff, her soon-to-be hero.


To say that he is quite self-assured just might be an understatement. Finally getting around this vintage Kleypas.

Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas

I don’t particularly enjoy seeing the class distinction and resulting snobbery. The fact that he is a business associate and friend of Lord Westcliff Gosh, what a standout start to the Wallflowers series.

Books by Lisa Kleypas. Simon isn’t really tortured like many of Ms.

Secrets Of A Summer Night : Lisa Kleypas :

Carrying you is far more enjoyable. I enjoyed his sense of humor and decisiveness and scenes with Simon made for much better reading than scenes without him. While this improved somewhat in the second half of the book, I still felt as though the characters in the book were simply a gaggle of modern-day teenagers acting out their tale against a Victorian backdrop.

Annabelle and her three sidekicks — Evie, a shy heiress whose roots are deemed rather common, and the Bowman sisters, two title-hunting American heiresses whose manners are too brash for delicate English society — come up with a plan. May 20, Daniella rated it it was ok.

Wallflower, The 32 Tomoko Hayakawa. Since Annabelle is oldest and in the most dire straits, she gets dibs on the first peer. May 18, Alp rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found her very selfish, conceited and very snobby.


He is just delicious to me.

Secrets of a Summer Night

I’m moving forward with It Happened One Autumn and sum,er wait to see Lillian and Marcus drive themselves insane with their attempts to annoy one another. They are like two confused magnets that lost each other and yet still not understood it. I could hardly believe you were real. Simon is a self-made man. HarperCollins e-books On Sale: Before that, he was rather cold.

Of course I went seceets to every book store I know and found the noght Wallflowers series for a 1. So he wasn’t summeg peer, he wasn’t the marrying kind, he wasn’t in her social class even though he was filthy rich due to hard workhe wasn’t the physical ideal he was big and brawny and rough lookingand she thought of him as ill-bred That is why I loved that Annabelle was such a strong heroine, I think if she was a weaker person and gave in to Simon at the beginning then this story would have been vastly different, and not so happily resolved.

Could she gone further with the story of Simon and Annabelle?