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Katy, I’m a little less clear on why I never totally warmed up to her.
Jacqueline Baird Ultimate Collection 2004/Dark Desiring/Dishonourable Proposal
It made the novel pretty much perfect. Lists with This Book. He isn’t, he is the father of her BFF. But he can’t take his tart to meet his grandma, so he gives her a huge ring and calls it a fake rock for a fake woman and buys her a new wardrobe to convince his grandma that the two of them are engaged. However throughout the book I never found that man again. When that doesn’t work he buys out her dad and waits for the heroine to retire from modeling so he can blackmail her into being his mistress.
Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Once again, he was ok throwing her out, almost made sure it happens, but the moment it’s her doing the walking he turns all macho and suddenly it was never his intention to let her go.
These were actions of caring committed men which really didn’t add up to the abusive arrogant bastard he was later. The h feels bad about lying to a grandma, so as soon as they return, she hands the ring back and the H goes ballistic, again.
There are many lurve mojo moments and many, many fights. He also parades her around in public places and calls her names. It’s whole premise is one big misunderstanding that gets propagated and viciously fed for four years, because the heroine decides it’s better to lie than to tell the truth. It has the older, obnoxiously dominating alpha, the tender, virginal, school-girl heroine that just tries to fight back, but loves him too much to do so, the ridiculous situations dishonourablw leave you shaking your head and it is just fun to read.
She has always been an avid reader, and she had her first success as a writer at the age of eleven, when she won the first prize propodal the Nature Diary of the Year competition at school.
So to solve this unfortunate dilemma, they allow the hero to abuse them, degrade them, subject them to proppsal scorn and ridicule, and in some cases force them into selling their bodies. Published April by Harlequin Presents first published February This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It certainly doesn’t feel romantic I also didn’t care for the threatened violence throughout.
Aug 31, Ria rated it it was amazing Shelves: They are so jacueline sexy!
When she abruptly says she wants to live in Paris instead, accept that she is young and she should have some time on her own before settling down. On leaving school she joined the civil service in the then Post Office department.
The h gives into the blackmail after her father has a drunken pity party moment and confesses that he cheated on the h’s mum because he found her in bed with another woman and it destroyed him – he really loved the h’s mum, but he was shattered by the discovery. So dishonourabpe tho she doesn’t quite believe him on the evil dishonurable count, he promises to ditch the woman’s business from his bank and she agrees to marry him for the big HEA.
The h never mentioned the incident to the H, but she figured she was being duped as a blind for an affair between the H and her step-mother and she would be willing to face the heat death of the universe rather than admit she got her heart totally broken and all other men were ruined for her from then on.
Dark Desiring / Dishonourable Proposal
I just can’t do it. So I don’t see why she fell in love all over again. Jacquelkne now I don’t know how I managed to keep my proosal off you. When the h turned 18, he and the h had a lurve club event and the H indicated he loved her and wanted to propose as soon as she graduated. His mouth covered hers, insensitive to the pain he was causing as he savagely kissed her until she felt the taste of her own blood on her tongue.
After they both berate each other for not visiting bwird h’s now divorced father more and the h scores a huge point on the H’s tart shaming when she remarks that he is a hypocrite, as he certainly wasn’t the virgin she thought he was when he seduced her at 18 and he was The secretly in love, jealous, vengeful tycoon who goes through ridiculous gyrations to get the heroine. Katy is thrilled, until she learns that Luke is having an affair with her wicked step-mother.
But when she left the limelight and joined the family business, Jake was waiting for her, his possessive kiss reducing her to a mass of aching desire. Dishonourabpe view it, click here.
Dark Desiring / Dishonourable Proposal by Jacqueline Baird
She is going to shove them all down his throat, starting with the emerald pendant pay off piece he gave her when he seduced her at Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sure he’s bought her childhood home when she was 15 and didn’t tell her but this is all sweet until The hero goes into modeling and the hero is convinced she is now whoring herself out to all of her admirers.
But when the h’s father remarried to the prerequisite evil Step Mother that the h did not get along with and who made the h’s father sell the h’s beloved country family home, the H tried to soothe the situation over. That little litany of events is alpha logic in action. Brit Books Ltd Condition: Honestly, this wasn’t bad, but it could have been better — I find I say that a lot with Jacqueline Baird.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Katy flinched at the unadulterated hatred that shone in his dark eyes.
The h really does love him and she is pretty much ruined for other men anyways. This isn’t JB’s best blackmail book, it is still early HP outing days for her at this point, but it does finally provide an answer as to why HP H’s don’t date. She was a keen sailor until a knee injury ended her sailing days, but she still enjoys swimming in the sea. The book starts with the h conned into accepting a charity date with the H, where the battle lines are drawn and the H offers every tart insult known to man to the h, while she does her best to totally wind him up.
However, that first sighting was when she was 14 years old walking out of the principals office in her tight short little uniform. Somehow they feel that admitting being hurt makes them look w I usually enjoy Jacqueline Baird, but this book just didn’t work for me.
But as these things go, the h’s dad wrecked the china company speculating on property development and is in dire need of funds to pay off the loans or the china company will fold and people who worked for the h’s family firm for years will be out of work. I usually enjoy Jacqueline Baird, but this book just didn’t work for me.