When Sparks Fly

When Sparks Fly

by Sabrina Jeffries

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476784557
Publisher: Pocket Star
Publication date: 11/17/2014
Series: School for Heiresses Series
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 66,963
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Sabrina Jeffries is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of several Regency-set historical romance series, including the Royal Brotherhood, the School for Heiresses, the Hellions of Halstead Hall, the Duke’s Men, and the Sinful Suitors. When she’s not writing in a coffee-fueled haze, she’s traveling with her husband, caring for her adult autistic son, or indulging in one of her passions: jigsaw puzzles, chocolate, music, and costume parties. With more than nine million books in print in twenty languages, the North Carolina author never regrets tossing aside a budding career in academics for the sheer joy of writing fun fiction and hopes that one day a book of hers will end up saving the world. She always dreams big.

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When Sparks Fly 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
stanhope3234 More than 1 year ago
4.5* This is a short story of not judging a book by its cover and don't believe everything that you hear and it's a great story.  Elinor Bancroft has decided to take herself of the marriage mart this year. She's done with all the the tons false attempts of wooing her only girl her fortune. She's on her way yo her fathers estate with her aunt and young cousins to depend Christmas. On the way there's a terrible winter storm and her aunts carriage goes off an embankment and crashes. Along comes a soot covered man to help known as the "Black Baron" the Baron Thorncliff. There is no other chose after the accident but to go to his home until Ellie's aunt can travel again for her broken leg. The a Baron "Martin" Thorncliff has lived a solitary life since the realty of his older brother who the ton thinks he killed for the title. He cares nothing for the tons self absorbed people. Both Ellie and Martin soon learn that there is more to each other them the outside packaging and demeanor. Ellie soon sees through the walls Martin has built around himself and Martin falls head over heels for Ellie but can she make him see his worth and that he deserves that happy life he's denied himself for so long? If you've never read a book by Sabrina Jeffries you are truly missing out on some really great historical romance. She pulls you in to every story and you don't want it to end. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heart warming and full of hope. May there be someone as nonjudgemental and loving in every life.
Lashea677 More than 1 year ago
When Sparks Fly by Sabrina Jeffries is one my favorite stories that she has written. This book is the story of two lost people discovering love. This is a simple story of finding a soulmate when not looking. A must read. I received an ARC of this story for an honest review.
2_PMVH More than 1 year ago
A QUICKIE WITH EXPLOSIVE NAUGHTINESS GALORE! Ellie Bancroft is a plain bookish girl with a fortune for a dowry & can only attract fortune hunters, but she went to The School of Heiresses & learned how to spot a hunter from a mile away. After her disastrous Season, she just wants to get home, but she is stuck babysitting her "never sit still" young cousins & a friend, in tow, across the English countryside in a itsy bitsy carriage! When a carriage accident breaks her Aunt Alys' leg, they are rescued by a dirty rude man for help & shelter. What they get is the Black Baron, who supposedly killed his older brother for the title. All Martin wants is for the loud brats, their mom & the curvy heiress Ellie to leave his estate ASAP, but he has a meddling butler who soon causes mayhem. So we have "seeking trouble" kids between the ages of 11 to 5, a grumpy & rude Martin, sweet smelling Ellie, Christmas decoration from HADES, passionate fighting leading into pantie melting kisses, a barn filled with explosives, light filling his dark home, meddling butler, Hugget, causing much needed havoc & a night of tangled sheets, lips & limbs! Can Martin believe he is worthy of Ellie's love? Is Ellie able to defy her family for her Black Baron? Did Martin killed his brother? Was it an accident? How much meddling will Hugget do for his pseudo son? Does anything explode besides Ellie & Martin? I have always loved Ms. Jeffries School of Heiresses & I was thrilled to find book #4.5. Her writing style of HILARIOUSNESS aplenty, great characters, lots of meddling & opposites attract romance will always make me hit that EVIL BUY BUTTON! Ellie may of been plain, but she finally learned she deserved her everything & she had to fight on many fronts to get Martin in her life. Martin was a deeply scarred hero with guilt eating him up from the inside & out, but his heart was never able to completely close because Hugget kept bombing his heart's wall with his own fatherly love. Now this romance would never of happened without Hugget meddling & his half truths galore, so he is the FAIRY GODDUDE in this tale. The kids were the comedians of this tale & Ms. Jeffries is a genius adding Charlie Dickens into her story & his ending line was perfectly played! This was a quickie romance, but Ms. Jeffries didn't skip the NAUGHTINESS with yummy undies scorching kisses & EXPLOSIVE action when they finally made it to a bed! Ms. Jeffries was the author I cut my romance baby teeth on & she will always have a special place in my heart, but she totally EARNS my top score of 5 fingers up & 10 toes & I can't wait to read more of her powerful & heart warming romances in my future! NetGalley ARC given for my honest review.
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bookaholicGE More than 1 year ago
I received this book as an ARC from Netaglley for my honest review. My honest opinion is that this was a very cute Christmas novel. It was light and very fun to read, the plot was very simple and straight to the point. I did not feel like I lost any content because it was a novella. Elinor may have been plain and bookish in the eyes of many but to me she was had a very open heart and was strong enough to stand beside a man like the Black Baron. Lord Martin Thorne AKA the Black Baron is very misunderstood. No one knows the truth of his past but is very quick to judge him. Elinor sees him for who he is and is ready for the challenge. Elinor was classy and a lady in front of others but she was not afraid to experience anything and everything that Martin threw her way. If you want a classic romance to bundle up with during this cold winter then this is definitely the book for you!
skelley55 More than 1 year ago
The Black Baron is too melodramatic for my image of a hero. However, the story was different enough that my attention was held. Ms. Jeffries has written much better books.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly enjoyable. Well written characters pulled me in immediately and developed quickly but naturally. It was a brief read but perfectly paced. Definitely worth it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Likable characterd. The scene in the barn was hot. Otherwis... meh...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved Marin and Ellie. Sweet, short story. Enjoyed it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
((Bac)) he backed away watching lonely as Will and Sadie made out. He sighe starting to walk towards the door to the next res, "remember, im waiting..." he called behind his back.