A Reader's Opinion: HOW TO KISS A ROGUE by Amanda Mariel


A Regency Novella | Connected by a Kiss, Book 2

HOW TO KISS A ROGUE by Amanda Mariel


Can a hoyden tempt a Rogue to a life altering kiss? Lady Natalie is the privileged daughter of the Duke of Sheriden. A hoyden by nature, she is kept in line by the strict rules of society and the ever watchful eye of her mother. Unknown to her, the Duke has betrothed her to the son of a Marquis and her father's business associate . . . Lord Maddox.

She believes her future holds nothing but heartache since the time she caught her best friend Lady Pipa in a tryst with the only man that held her heart, the Marquis of Knightly! Knightly always saw Lady Natalie as nothing more than the troublesome little sister of his best friend. She was always underfoot causing trouble for them! All that changed when they shared one glorious kiss that forever haunts him with the scorching feelings it brought forth . . . now she's all he can think of! Her impending betrothal has him tied up in knots. Everywhere he turns she's there, taunting him with a look and her boldness. Never wanting to be caught in the parson's trap, he always stayed clear of virginal misses and their mothers; widows and loose women were more his style, thank you very much. But for the life of him he doesn't know what's come over him. He wants her . . . but at what cost? Her parents would never agree to a scoundrel like him!

Will he be able to come to terms with the way he feels for Lady Natalie and fight for her heart? Can the Christmas spirit bring what their hearts desire? Or will he run from what could be the love of his life?

This is a wonderful story of love and taking a chance to make your dreams come true. Amanda Mariel portrays the feelings of a young woman that has to follow her parents' strict rules of a dutiful daughter and succumbing to their wishes, and the gift of Christmas— granting to all what their hearts desire!


Star Rating: 4 1/2 Stars | Content Rating: 1 Heart | Reviewed by: Maria Rose Dariotis

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A misunderstanding that wounds the bonds of friendship leads a lady to find the love of her life. Lady Natalie's betrothal is ended and frees her to pursue the man of her dreams. During a holiday party she discovers the lord she desires in attendance. So hatches a plan to snare him. Lord Christian St. Vella the Marquis of Knightly has no desire to marry. The more Lady Natalie chases the more irritated he becomes. As the party progresses he cannot help but see past her shallow exterior and recognizes a lady he could fall for. Will they come together to share a unforgettable Christmastide?

Print Length: 101 pages

Publication Date: November 1, 2016


Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.


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