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A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove Series #3)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

awesome

Sexy funny and witty. Great story line. Iwould highly recommend this one

posted by 14768523 on December 11, 2012

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14 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Sweet Romance

A Lady By Midnight is book 3 in the Spindle Cove series, but can be read as a stand alone book.

*Sigh* A Lady By Midnight. What can I say? All in all, this was a nice, witty romance.

Here you have a heroine who's been orphaned at a young age and does not know wher...
A Lady By Midnight is book 3 in the Spindle Cove series, but can be read as a stand alone book.

*Sigh* A Lady By Midnight. What can I say? All in all, this was a nice, witty romance.

Here you have a heroine who's been orphaned at a young age and does not know where she came from. She's got a birthmark on her face and has always felt less than beautiful. Her life will be transformed one day, at midnight no less. Kind of like Cinderella. I liked Kate, her inner monologue would make me laugh.

Thorne is all you need in a hero. He's a gentleman to Kate, always at her rescue, but he's got a dark, tortured past. He thinks he's not good enough for her. Beta hero alert. Both he and Kate share a bond due to their unhappy childhoods.

Author Tessa Dare has given us a hero with a bit of what I'm thinking is post traumatic stress disorder. The atrocities he saw in the war make him black out sometimes when he's angry or under stress. But, of course, he never harms Kate.
I liked the use of tattoos on Thorne. He has several tats, and he explains them all to Kate. It all adds more mystery to his character.

I enjoyed the scenes between these two. Kate kept trying to pull Thorne in and find out about his shaded past, he kept trying to resist her. As the story flows, Thorne reveals his past and his reasons for keeping Kate away. The sex scenes were spicy hot. Maybe it's just me, but sex scenes in historical/regency romance always make me giggle.

Perhaps her sense of touch was misleading her. Maybe if she looked the organ head-on, it wouldn't seem so intimidating.
She dropped her gaze and pushed his breeches down over his hips.
p.196

As the story flows, Kate finds out hidden secrets about her past, her mother, the Grammercys and even Thorne. In the end, she has an important choice to make, as there is a bit of a twist to story.

There is a fight scene over Kate at one point and the author did a great job with it, she managed to add humor to it as well. It's one of my favorite scenes in the book.

Overall, I felt like A Lady By Midnight could have been slightly shorter. Although I found myself losing interest a little bit towards the middle, I enjoyed the story overall.
A Week to Be Wicked is the first in this series. I might read it one day.

I recommend this one to fans of historical romance.
This review is my honest opinion. I did not receive any type of compensation for reading and reviewing this book. I purchased my copy.

posted by thebookwormNJ on December 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2012

    Length

    Why must some of you write you own cliff notes on the book?TELL is whar you think and leave it at that......

    5 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2013

    K

    Too many plot spoilers here ruin another book. These rude inconsiderate ppl should be banned and fined. Bn, please do something to these plot spoilers to stop them from revealing the entire details of the book.

    4 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2013

    To tori and liam

    Hi i am james rooke from tetonia idaho hope you will wanna talk

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2013

    Terrible writing

    Couldn't get past 80 pages, even skipping and scanning after the first few pages. Truly bad writing and character development.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2012

    No go

    Not my cup of tea

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    Posted February 13, 2014

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