A ROGUE’S PLEASURE
- Pub. Date: August 2010
- Publisher: Carina Press
- ISBN-13: 9781426890482
- ISBN: 1426890486
From the Publisher
Miss Chelsea Bellamy is desperate
Her beloved brother is being held for ransom! Impoverished after the deaths of her parents, Chelsea doesn’t have five shillings, never mind the five hundred pounds the kidnappers are demanding. With no one to turn to, she resorts to highway robbery to raise the sum.
Lord Anthony Grenville is bored
Viscount Montrose’s coach is overtaken by a highwayman—who turns out to be no man at all! Anthony hasn’t been this intrigued by anything, or anyone, since his return from the war. And when he catches the flame-haired thief breaking into his London house to further fill her coffers, he comes up with a plan to rescue her brother—and resolves to seduce her into his bed!
Their passion is mutual
Chelsea accepts Anthony’s aid, but she’ll never become his mistress—even if the thought of it fills her veins with liquid fire…
SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM NET GALLEY!
A ROGUE’S PLEASURE by Hope Tarr is a delightful historical romance set in 1812 England. It is well written with the characters and plot easy to follow. The characters will steal your heart, championing their cause and wanting them to success. It has been previously published. It has sensuality, adventure, suspense, passion,deceit, desperation and a budding romance or two.The heroin, Chelsea, is beautiful, resourceful, determined, strong willed and desperate. Her beloved brother, Robert, has been kidnapped,a ransom demanded, they are impoverished after the deaths of their parents.She will resort to highway robbery and housebreaking to gain the money needed to save her brother. The hero, Lord Grenville,(Anthony), is handsome, a war hero, a Viscount,betrothed to another, and is intrigued by the lovely Chelsea,who has overtaken has carriage as a highwayman(One-Eyed Jack).He believes this highwayman to be a woman, is intrigued by her,determines to help her find her brother, and resolves to seduce her in the process. What begins as an adventure, intrigue, desperation, passion,betrayal to a betrothed turns into a love story. This is a fast paced, page turning story of love, sacrifice, and commitment. I would recommend this book especially if you enjoy a wonderful historical romance, suspense and adventure. This book was received for review from Net Galley and details can be found at Carina Press.
REVIEWED BY:April Renn