The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright: (Originally published in the e-book anthology THREE WEDDINGS AND A MURDER)

The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright: (Originally published in the e-book anthology THREE WEDDINGS AND A MURDER)

by Tessa Dare

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Overview

Originally appeared in the e-book anthology Three Weddings and a Murder.

Miss Eliza Cade is a lady in waiting. And waiting.

Because of a foolish mistake in her youth, she's not allowed "out" in Society until her three older sisters are wed. But while she's trying to be good, she keeps bumping elbows—and, more distressingly, lips—with notorious rake Harry Wright. Every moment she spends with him, she risks complete ruin.

The sensual passions he stirs in her are so wrong . . . but Eliza just can't resist Mr. Wright.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062271365
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 22,195
File size: 513 KB

About the Author

Tessa Dare is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of more than a dozen historical romances. A librarian by training and a book-lover at heart, Tessa makes her home in Southern California, where she shares a cozy, cluttered bungalow with her husband, their two children, and a pair of cosmic kittens.

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The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 60 reviews.
Under_The_Covers_BookBlog More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by FRANCESCA & posted at Under the Covers Book Blog Page-turner and addicting. ~Under the Covers There are a few things that are very clear to me after finishing this book: 1.I will religiously read anything Tessa Dare writes because she is now one of my favorite historical authors. Why? Because I have LOVED everything she’s written that I’ve read, period. No questions about it. Her books are always page-turners and addicting for me. I feel that I get so involved in the story, thanks to her wonderful writing, that it’s as if I’m attending the balls and getting in adventures with the characters. 2.She can write the best characters! The heroine AND hero of this story are both so amazing. No wilting flowers here, but not excessively feisty either. Eliza Cade is the perfect blend of what I like in a heroine. She starts off young and bubbly. She’s loyal to friends and family. When she figures out what she wants, she goes after it. 3.I realize that although we all love the bad boy hero, there’s something better…the bad boy hero who is really a good boy at heart. Mr. Wright surprised me in the end and I couldn’t help but want one of my own. 4.The woman has a talent for short stories. This is really an art. It’s not easy to write a short story about characters we’ve never heard about, about lives we’ve never cared for before, and make us fall in love and immerse ourselves in just a short 100 pages. This is now the second time that Tessa Dare rocks with a short story that I’ve read. 5.I can’t help but LOVE the title. Even though I usually can’t remember it. Are those enough reasons why you should read this book? *ARC provided by publisher
MyBookAddictionandMore More than 1 year ago
SCANDALOUS,DISSOLUTE,NO-GOOD MR. WRIGHT by Tessa Dare is an exciting Regency Historical Romance set in 1814 England. A fast paced,quick,fun read filled with misunderstandings,passion,a bit of grief,and lots of love with a laugh or two included. Miss Eliza Cade,is waiting no longer,she is not allowed in "polite" Society because of a youthful mistake. And of course Mr. Harry Wright just may be Mr. Right. A scandalous affair to be sure. Although, all is not what it seems. A must for anyone looking for quick fun read filled with passion and a notorious rake. Received for an honest review from the publisher and Above the Treeline. RATING: 4 HEAT RATING: MILD REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction Reviews
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it! Cute story full of flirty banter and romance. A perfect short read (a novella approx. 85pgs.) lasting only a few hours. This is the second book I've enjoyed by Tessa Dare and I definitely recommend it. S.A.K.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*An absolute jewel of a read.. felt sorry when it ended..
camaibarb More than 1 year ago
A super short story. Loved Eliza and Harry. A romance for sure for those two. Different story line about Eliza having to wait to be presented or marry till her sisters did, because of something her father believed her to have done in her youth. I enjoyed this quick read very much.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed this novella. The author packed a lot of story into the short book. Loved the main characters, good storyline, clever dialogue, sweet romance. Very entertaining!
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Anonymous 7 months ago
Tessa Dare does it again with this fun and flirty book. Witty banter, delightful characters and great writing. Eliza made an error in judgment when she was fourteen. Her father decreed that she not partake of social events until her older sisters all married lest she ruin their chances with her behavior. She's impatiently waiting when she meets Mr. Wright unexpectedly while spying on a ball from the morning room. Wright is waiting on an assignation when he overhears Eliza's conversation with her sister and her remark that her bosoms have finally come. Harry Wright is know as a wastrel and rake. In Eliza he sees a kindred spirit. She's attracted to him even as he spoils her plans to secure her sister's engagement. Attraction grows despite his reputation and her attitude leading to a wonderful HEA If you enjoy this book do try the Spindle Cove series also by Tessa Dare.
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Another fun read by Jessa Dare. Just wish the book was a little longer.
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I like all her books!
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To be honest, I 'connected' more with the heroine rather than the hero. I also didn't mind how the story revealed itself. Overall, an okay story for me.
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