REVIEW: Tempting Fortune by Jo Beverley. JayneB Reviews Category / B+ Reviews / Book ReviewsGeorgian / Historical Romances. Tempting Fortune (Malloren, book 2) by Jo Beverley – book cover, description, publication history. Author Jo Beverley’s complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, Jo Beverley passed away in May Tempting Fortune () 3.

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Jo Beverley shows again why she is considered one of the genre’s brightest stars.

Tempting Fortune

It’s easy to forgive him for having sex with the evil Nerissa in the first book! To Rescue A Rogue But it seems when it comes to relationships, she has no idea what to say or do. The Marquis and I. In Tempting Fortune, we get into the terrible and often devastating results of addictive gambling, ebverley tool I’ve seen used very often in romance but in this book it was done well enough that I’d upgrade it to theme.

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She was downright rude to him through a good chunk of the book, and it got a wee bit annoying. Evil Earl ordered them to await his pleasure in a house he’d rented there the same house he imprisoned his daughter in, forcing her to dress in scanty clothes and planning to sell her to a brothel. Weddings of the Century. The Demon’s Mistress I never got why the hero was so into her.


I swear she must write these horrible kinky scenes and then build bo Oh gack, I didn’t think Beverly could stoop lower than having the heroine raped in the first chapter as the basis of lurve but now I realize she’s working out some weird kinks by writing these mysogynistic “romances.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. I’m reading my way to book 5, DevilishRothgar’s book! Too Dangerous For a Lady. Portia proved terrified, but brave through this, and I was liking her quite well.

In romances, I do find Georgian times to be less romantic than Regency times because they are more scandalous and less refined—blackmail and brothels and scheming, oh my! Portia and Bryght’s story itself sits at a solid 3. In my eyes anyways.

Portia and Bryght spar, verbally and physically, and are left with an encounter neither will soon forget. Trivia About Tempting Fortune Long story short, Oliver runs off on some gallavant that makes no sense at all, and she’s abandoned.

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Then of course, Rothgar. This is pretty bold, since Portia is a tiny gal and she is all alone in the house.

They weren’t sitting at home worrying about it, they went out and tried to find help, and I liked that. It doesn’t take Bryght long to decide that Portia is the woman for him. Christmas Angel 4. Tempting Fortune certainly turns up the heat. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. You submitted the following rating and review.

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Tempting Fortune (Malloren, #2) by Jo Beverley

I liked Bryght in spite of his being willing to trap Phoebe into marriage, because at least he truly loved her and wanted to protect her for her own tepting.

She reckons Portia, who isn’t reckoned a beauty, has no dowry, and doesn’t love him, will be a millstone around his neck. She resolutely tries to resist his attentions, but finds her resolve wavering under his skilled seduction. Jun 14, Diana rated it liked it Shelves: He’s none other than Bryght Beveroey, second eldest son of the powerful Malloren clan.

He proved to be a good man, and he always mo the right thing, even if not in the right way. No Other Duke Will Do. ClaireBryght Malloren. Then Portia and her brother continue on to London, where they run into Bryght again. The Trouble With Heroes She was so stubborn. He runs into a short red-haired woman with a pistol whose name is Phoebe St.