In Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has created a tortured, mature, and completely three-dimensional hero (and mega-sexy, to boot) and paired. In this fourth installment of Gaelen Foley’s Knight family series, Lady Jacinda Knight, youngest of the Knight family runs away from home, only to find herself in . Lady Jacinda Knight ran away from home to avoid a loveless marriage to an old With Lady of Desire, Gaelen Foley has racked up another solid story in the.

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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. I especially like how it deals with serious personal and social issues. Billy saves Jacinda when she is running away from home and ends up in the bad part of town. Dawn Jan 29, I picked this book as my first Gaelen Foley because it had such great reviews, and having loved the tough-guy heroes in Lisa Kleypas’s [b: Well, he is and he isn’t. The early scenes, where he’s running a band of thieves, are better than the later ones, where he’s emerged as the son of a marquis.

Over all, he is very sexy and larger than life, but he’s no Derek Craven. Lady Lucinda Knight, the heroine, is really too young and silly for him, but she matures at a rather amazing rate as the story progresses.

I haven’t read the books that precede this one, but the Knight brothers looks like a fun and fascinating group. I’ll probably check out at least [b: LadyWesley Sep 25, I have to continue to gaelne Ms.

She has taken on subjects that many would not consider acceptable for a romance. This story is no exception. In this story she takes us to the tenements and rookeries of London after the Battle of Waterloo. The poverty and gy of this period was profound. The descriptions of the squalor in which so many lived in is at times very hard to read, so be warn.

Foley also bring to our attention the issue of child abuse. The scene of William “Billy Blade” Albright being abused by his father is graphic and dramatic. It is going to be something that some readers are not going to be able to handle, so be warn. In many ways I have to admire Billy Blade and the things desife he tried to accomplish in his part of the rookeries he lived in. He tried to teach those that he cared for how to live.


He tried to feed them gaelne improve the conditions around those same people. I was surprised that he continued to read and educate himself once he became a leader of his gang.

I was pleased that yb was so chivalrous to Jacinda when he found her in the alley. He tried to do what was honorable even if Jacinda did realize it at the time. Billy has a sharp mind, cunning instincts, and a bone deep honor. He is also compassionate and caring to those that he cares about.

I was glad that he followed Jacinda’s counsel and made peace with his father. Billy is the perfect tortured alpha male. Jacinda Knight is in many ways a spoiled society debutante but there is a core to her that only wants to find someone to care for her and give her a chance to enjoy life.

She has grown up with five overbearing brothers that are determined to protect and see her settle with someone that will keep her in line. She has lived with the fear that she will turn out just like her mother. That of course is ridiculous. There is nothing set in stone concerning one behavior. With the guiding hand of her brother Robert she turns out to be a remarkable young lady. She is a sportswoman and a excellent shot with rifle and pistol.

She is quick witted, compassionate, and very loyal to her family and friends. She is a very likable heroine. This story is a wonderful example of the historical romance genre.

The characters are lovable and flawed.

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Foley draws you into her life and makes you want to find what will happen to them next. These books have been very quick reads. I just have to find out what is going to happen next and that is the sign of a great book. So sit down with a glass of your favorite beverage and enjoy this wonderful story. LadyIsis Aug 22, Gaelen Foley always desie books that touch my heart. Don’t miss this one. Lady Jacinda Knight is the daughter of a notorious woman. Her mother had scandalised society with her affairs and exploits, and many are waiting for Jacinda to reveal her true colours and follow in her disgraced mother’s footsteps.

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After reading this historical romance again years later, it is still great book Dawn Jan 29, I picked this book as my first Gaelen Foley because it had such great reviews, and having loved the tough-guy heroes in Lisa Kleypas’s [b: LadyWesley Deaire 25, I have to continue to admire Dfsire. LadyIsis Aug 22, Gaelen Foley always writes books that touch my heart.

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Billy Blade, Earl of Rackford. Robert Knight, Duke of Hawkscliffe. The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief. To Mom and Dad “G” — Thanks for all your enthusiasm and support these many years and for raising such a wonderful son Love also to Grandma and Grandpa, who know how to smile under any circumstances.

Your lifetime of love together is an inspiration. The hackney folet rumbled under the arched stone passage desirf rolled to a halt in the torchlit innyard, but even before the driver could throw the brake, let alone descend to assist his solitary passenger, the door swung open and she jumped out — a tempestuous, tousle-headed eighteen-year-old with the fire of rebellion in her dark eyes.

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He gave her a knowing, rueful smile and an affectionate squeeze around her shoulders, leaning on her just a little as they walked back to the house. References to baelen work on external resources. Wikipedia in English None. Now with Lady of Desirea sizzling tale in which a fiery young temptress tames the king of thieves, she delivers her most enthralling—and smoldering—novel yet.

Impetuous Lady Jacinda Knight is the daughter of a scandalous woman. Then one night, in flight from a safe but loveless marriage arranged by her strict older brother, Jacinda finds herself gaelenn on a dark and dangerous street face-to-face with Billy Blade, the notorious leader of a band of thieves.

His stolen kisses awaken in her folry longing for a man she can never possess. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

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