It Begins with a Kiss (Drake's Rakes Series Short Story)

It Begins with a Kiss (Drake's Rakes Series Short Story)

by Eileen Dreyer
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It Begins with a Kiss 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Where's the rest of this book? It's only 27 pages long and ends with more questions than it begins with. It says it's a "short story" on the cover, but there is no resolution to the plot. Is this it?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book so far. This book is actually 139 pages long; unfortunately I borrowed it from the library and their ebook copy is corrupted and is only 32 pages long. I plan on calling them today so they can contact the seller and correct it. Libraries pay a fee for a license to share these books with us and they do not know or they would have corrected this. Obviously they are paying the fees, they deserve to have the entire book. Check back later to see if your library's copy has been updated.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Must read this novella as it introduces the characters for the rest of the two trilogies the author adds to the series. I know! I'm one of those who prefer stand-alones, but having invested the time in this author, I have to read the series in order.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like clift hangers, I like short stories, but this book, if you want to call it that left me wondering if I had been cheated, after reading the reviews we have all been cheated. The story was good, interesting, exciting. I really got invovled until the author end it. I hope this is just a intro to a series. I would hate to think this is it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who's idea was this? It sucks. They weren't the brightest light bulb in the pack. J
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not what I expected, Not worth the Money at all. Not a story just a excert.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WTH??? I know it said short story, I can live with a short story, but really? Leaving it like that, not cool! I was really getting into the book, then it leaves you hanging. :-( Better be a sequel or two!
emiliejean More than 1 year ago
Too short, left me hanging, but i think that was the plan. LOL Cannot wait for her next book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book sounded really good and it actually was until the end! It just stopped and left me hanging. I wonder if there is a second book. I felt cheated by this cliffhanger. Ms. Dreyer, if you read this, please finish this book. I think you have an excellent storyline, but it's not finished in my opinion.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
New York Times bestseller Eileen Dreyer has done it again, this time with a sparkling but smaller entry in her popular Regency offerings. In IT BEGINS WITH A KISS, Dreyer slips us a bon bon of a novella which introduces Fiona Ferguson and her three friends, all students at Miss Chase’s Finishing School in Bath. Or, as the girls dub the cruelly strict place, the Last Chance Academy. But the school is more than it seems; its real purpose is closely guarded, even from the students. Fiona, labeled ‘incorrigible’ by the headmistress, has received a letter bearing frightening news. Her twin sister has been spirited away by a suspicious man claiming to have been sent by their brother. Fee knows that’s impossible. Their brother, an officer fighting with the Highland Brigade on the Peninsula, has gone missing in the war. She must find a way home to Scotland, for only she can save her sister. But Fiona faces a dilemma. She’s under lockdown in the school’s attic for attempting to slip away on that journey. Her closest friend, Pippin, urges her to wait. Pip’s elder brother Alex is on his way and Pip insists he will help in the search. For in her heart, Pip’s certain he works for the government. But Fee can’t wait. Her sister’s life depends on it. With the help of Pip and another friend, she escapes to set out on her mission, only to be tracked down by the intriguing, all-too-appealing Alex Knight. And when he finds her, the shocking secret he discloses will change Fiona’s life forever. Dreyer’s wit and humor crackle with energy, and her characters are wonderfully drawn, as usual. It’s apparent why Dreyer is currently nominated for a RITA®, the Romance Writers of America’s top award for published authors. If you haven’t read Eileen Dreyer’s stories, IT BEGINS WITH A KISS is an excellent place to start. But a warning: like bon bons, they can be habit-forming.