Book Review-The Earl's Temptation (Rogues and Gentlemen Book 2) -Emma V. Leech | Miki's Hope

Book Review-The Earl's Temptation (Rogues and Gentlemen Book 2) -Emma V. Leech

Monday, February 19, 2018

This is the second in the ROGUES AND GENTLEMEN series by Emma V Leech. The first was about his brother entitled The Rogue (click here for my review). Although the characters from the The Rogue appear in this second novel--it can definitely be read as a stand alone.

Alex is living dangerously, especially now that he knows that his brother is alive and living with his new wife safely in one of the estates. But misfortune hits--his boat hits rocks and sinks. He and some of the contraband he smuggles make it to the beach. However, he is half dead and when Celestine happens upon him she and a friend drag him back to where she lives and hides him in her attic room above a whore house. The barrels are hidden.

Alex, once he regains consciousness and realizes where he is determines to make the rest of Celistines life the best it can be--they somehow manage to escape and make it to where his brother lives. Celestine, innocent in body only, has her sights on marriage to her pirate--he thinks he knows best and is too old for her------she leads him a merry chase!

All the females in this story are strong and extremely intelligent. Does Alex stand a chance against them and what they have in mind? You will get more then a few laughs from this one!!

About the Book: (from Amazon)

Alexander Sinclair, the Fourth Earl of Falmouth, has a reputation for reveling in vice. But his taste for wine, women and dice is only a fraction of the dangerous truth, for the Earl is the force behind a powerful gang, smuggling contraband between France and Cornwall.

Never afraid to get his hands dirty and with an abiding love of living recklessly, Alex leads many of these runs himself, until one fateful night when the Revenue appear. Forced to sail into a violent storm, the ship is lost and Alex is washed ashore, barely alive, close to the French port of Roscoff.

Innocent beauty, Célestine Lavelle, has lost everything. The daughter of a noble French family forced to flee during the Revolution, she has been forced to work in the kitchens of the local whore house, where her future is shrouded in sin. Desperate and completely alone, the discovery of a half drowned English smuggler on the shore will lead her heart in directions she never dreamed of.

Determined to save his beguiling rescuer, Alex plans that her future should be full of everything that is good and honorable, but will the temptation to take her as his own be too hard to resist?

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About the Author: (from Amazon)

Emma V Leech is the award-winning author of four series with many more to come!

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THE FRENCH VAMPIRE LEGEND: This is a dramatic and heart-wrenching story of courage and sacrifice and a love that nothing ... not even time, can tear apart.

THE FRENCH FAE LEGEND: With close to sixteen million online reads to date the award-winning Dark Series is one of Emma's most successful works. An epic saga set between modern-day France and the Fae Lands - a historic version of our own world, where only love is more powerful than magic.

ROGUES AND GENTLEMEN: Sexy, tumultuous and desperately romantic, Rogues and Gentlemen will have you wishing for your own pirate, smuggler, Earl or Duke to carry you off into the past.

THE REGENCY ROMANCE MYSTERIES: If you prefer your Regency Romance with a little dash of mystery and murder, these are the books for you. Dashing heroes and wicked villains abound, and of course, a plucky heroine who won't sit about looking ornamental until she's rescued

As an accomplished romance author, Emma won the world’s largest online writing competition ‘The Wattys’ two years running, first with The Darkest Night, and then with her short story, A Dark Imperfection, A Les Fées Novella. Her third published novel, The Dark Prince has been touted as one of The Top 50 Self Published Books Worth Reading in 2015 and is #2 on the list of the Top 50 Indie Books in 2015 as well as being hailed as "An enchanting fantasy with a likeable heroine, romantic intrigue, and clever narrative flourishes." by Kirkus Reviews.

Emma's novels have garnered attention worldwide, and fans who continue to clamor for more through email, Facebook, and Twitter.
When she's not writing she strives to live as far from the real world as possible. but otherwise, she can be found in Darkest Dordogne, South West France with her husband, three children, assorted cats and a wild imagination

Author's Website

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Patricia said...

Great review! I look forward to reading this one.

erica said...

I haven't sat down to read a book in so long. This looks like an interesting story

donna holder said...

I love to read a good book

Melissa C said...

this sounds like a really good book to read

Barbara said...

I love to read. This sounds like a pretty good book.

desitheblonde said...

the r3eview is great and then i likthe way you did it

Sunny Flower said...

such a touching story and very interesting. i wish to have this book in my small library some day!

Casey Garvey said...

Cant waoit to read!

Linda Linneman said...

This sounds like a great book. I can't wait to read this. Thank you so much for sharing

Gabrielly said...

Looks like a great book.

Gabrielly said...

Can't wait to read it.

Gabrielly said...

Nice cover.

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