Love's Revenge by Monica Burns

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Love’s Revenge isn’t the worst book I’ve ever read in the past year but it’s one of the least credible...The book concludes with an epilogue replete with miraculous fertility, near-death, and declarations of delirious devotion. None of which are remotely believable.
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All her life, Sophie’s tried to earn her father’s love to no avail. Even her one chance for happiness was crushed beneath her father's tyrannical thumb when he convinced Sophie's only suitor to marry her youngest sister who'd gotten in a family way with the stable boy. Firmly on the shelf at forty-one, Sophie has grown accustomed to her fate as a spinster until she does something bold and daring. She never really expected the Devil of Devlyn to actually accept her rash proposal, and she certainly hadn't planned on falling in love with a younger man.

Quentin Blackwell, Earl of Devlyn, refused to marry a woman carrying another man's child. The price he paid for spurning the promiscuous youngest daughter of Baron Townsend was his fortune. Now, the baron's oldest daughter has come to him with an unexpected proposition. Devlyn seizes the chance for vengeance without hesitation. But the one thing Quentin never bargained on was how revenge could cost him the one thing he wants the most. Sophie’s love.

A strong, independent, older heroine pitted against a hero as sexy, mature, powerful, and alpha as they come.

...smoking hot love scenes and pithy dialogue between Devlyn and Sophia. Even as they circle each other like a couple of spitting cats, the desire between them sizzles, flourishes, and explodes.” — Fallen Angel Reviews – Recommend Read


“…the attraction and chemistry between Quentin and Sophie is electric; the pages vibrate with it. From the very first page to the last, Ms. Burns keeps me on the edge of my seat devouring every word. Each encounter was ripe with tension and in some cases, explosive love scenes that were phenomenal to read.” — Romance Junkies – 5 Blue Ribbons


…The sex scenes are scorching, but the love between her hero and heroine is better.” — RTBOOKReviews – 4 Stars“



“…LOVE’S REVENGE is the perfect recipe for a nice long evening of reading. This story shines in every sense of the word.” — Romance Readers at Heart

 

About Monica Burns

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A bestselling author of spicy historical and paranormal romance, Monica Burns penned her first short romance story at the age of nine when she selected the pseudonym she uses today. Her historical book awards include the 2011 RT BookReviews Reviewers Choice Award and the 2012 Gayle Wilson Heart of Excellence Award for Pleasure Me. She is also the recipient of the prestigious paranormal romance award, the 2011 PRISM Best of the Best award for Assassin's Heart. From the days when she hid her stories from her sisters to her first completed full-length manuscript, she always believed in her dream despite rejections and setbacks. A workaholic wife and mother, Monica believes it's possible for the good guy to win if they work hard enough.
 
Published February 19, 2013 by Maroli SP Imprints. 253 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Dabney on Mar 08 2013

Love’s Revenge isn’t the worst book I’ve ever read in the past year but it’s one of the least credible...The book concludes with an epilogue replete with miraculous fertility, near-death, and declarations of delirious devotion. None of which are remotely believable.

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