Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. In keeping with the previous installments of James’s regency trilogy (Potent Pleasures; Midnight Pleasures), this final. In keeping with the previous installments of James’s regency trilogy (Potent Pleasures; Midnight Pleasures), this final vol. People magazine named Eloisa James’ novel Midnight Pleasures “Page Turner of the Week” and raved “Romance writing does not get much better.
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View all 3 comments. She needed plleasures but was willing to believe another persons evaluations of her charms and intelligence.
And it did drive me nuts how prudish she was about making love.
I tried to read this book for the second time to get out of a reading slump but that didn’t work very well. There are 2 books before it and many characters are in all 3 books. Needless to say, this hardly bodes well for siring progeny.
I didn’t get some emotion here But the very sight of Gabby leaves Quill breathless. Delightful heroine, masterful hero, and an ingenious plot: I can’t abide a liar, and Gabby can’t tell the truth or keep a promise. An accident years before jamds left Quill plagued by headaches–the kind that grows more excruciating with strenuous exercise.
To spare Gabby the humiliation jamss Peter’s rejection, Quill pretends to be smitten with her and proposes that she marry him instead. You can do better. This third book has confirmed to me that Ms.
Oh, and I also loved her weird and wacky chaperone, Lady Sylvia! This book re-firmed my trust in Eloisa James.
Caught me by surprise completely. Quill was ehchanting little harder to like. I liked the characters, though both stories could have been told in complete form in way fewer words and pages. He was unable to keep his hands steady — or keep them in gentlemanly bounds. Really surprised me how much fun it was reading this.
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He’s one very interesting mix of brooding and fun at the same time. Quill was pretty much the only likeable character in the book. But it will take a clever man–and a cleverer woman–to turn the tables on propriety and find their way to true love Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.
I’d hoped his story would be good.
Open Preview See a Problem? My favorite-est part was when Patrick Foakes had angrily ruined the spectacle by saying something that goes like, there’s a limit to loyalty!
Gabrielle Jerningham, aptly nicknamed “Gabby,” has left India and her missionary father to marry dapper Peter Dewland, the Viscount Dewland’s second son. Drinking poison just because you want to prove a point, Gabby? But the very sight of Gabby leaves Quill breathless. And how can she possibly transform her voluptuous, outspoken self into the poised gentlewoman Peter requires?
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I didn’t think her lying by omission was unacceptable because I do the same, and I believe lying is justified if the intentions behind it are kind.
Enchanting Pleasures by Eloisa James
I found that charming. However, Quill’s riding accident a few years back left him with a bum leg and migraines – acute three-day migraines which are triggered by horse riding and sexual congress.
They were flat in personality. It was all lies, after all. She fit there as if she were designed to melt against him, as if every one of her curves was matched by a hollow in him. Three stars because the heroine is completely stupid and can’t figure out which brother she’s in love with.
She is to marry a very sophisticated and handsome city mouse. Erskine Dewland’s viscount father has arranged for Quill, as Erskine is nicknamed, to marry Gabrielle Jerningham, the daughter of a duke’s younger son who has been living in India as a missionary. Quotes from Enchanting Pleasures.
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She’s different when compared to other heroine’s I’ve read in oth My very first Eloisa book Jaames read and I really loved it.
It’s evident fairly early on that Peter is gay. The nature of their marital conflict leaves the bulk of this novel fairly tense, as Gabby tells her newly bereaved mother-in-law, Quill Historic Romance Pleasurrs This is my third Eloisa James novel. We get it; we don’t need to be hit over the head with it.
I’m also a sucker for when the “lady of the house” make This was by far the best of the series. If Kemble could do it, so could he. Really enjoyed Quill and his interactions with Gabby and the way they flirted and dealt with his “problem” at times really cracked me up.
Jul 15, Ally rated it did not like it.