Governess Brides Series; Volume number 1. That Scandalous Evening. The Governess Brides. by Christina Dodd. On Sale: 06/30/ That Scandalous. That Scandalous Evening: The Governess Brides (Governess Brides Series) [ Christina Dodd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New York . Editorial Reviews. Review. Christina Dodd brings fresh ideas to the often-used Regency world in which she sets this sprightly, sexy story of a.

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Cape Charade Novella Jan. Product details File Size: This sculpture, of course, is never meant to be seen In unmarried ladies weren’t supposed to think about, much less sculpt, the male figure. Now Ransom, working undercover to expose a traitor to the Crown, decides he’ll deliberately renew the old scandal by courting Jane, as a diversionary tactic for his investigation.

But both of them have grown up, and the stuffy Ransom has not counted on the mature Jane’s resistance nor on his growing attraction for her. Customers who bought this item also bought. The last 10 pages of the book just didn’t make up for the rest. And him telling her in the end that she moves like a “good horse” made me laugh so hard!

THAT SCANDALOUS EVENING: The Governess Brides #1 « Christina Dodd

Mass Market paperback includes bonus short story. There is always a bit of stiffness in Christina Dodd’s writing style that doesn’t appeal to me.

He was injured during the war and still does a bit of work for the war office. This book and others drive that little interesting factoid home. HarperCollins e-books October 13, Publication Date: Showing of 59 reviews. What made this book just okay was that the male protagonist isn’t very likeable.

I did enjoy the book but it was just okay. The attraction between Ransom and Jane fairly sizzles right from the start.

Was he really so uncaring, or was he simply oblivious? The spy plot wasn’t too bad either. But hey, I made it all the way to the end and must say the spy intrigue was more believable than the romance. When she had completed the introductions between Mr. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

That Scandalous Evening (Governess Brides #1) by Christina Dodd

He gazed through the silver quizzing glass she remembered so well, and his midnight blue eyes pierced her until she thought she must be bleeding internally. I wasn’t expecting that. That fig leaf humor though. Ransom attends the ball at his sisters house and is looking for a spy when he see’s her.

I love Christina Dodd. With more than 15 million of her books in print, Publishers Weekly praises her style that ‘showcases Dodd’s easy, addictive charm and steamy storytelling.

I really have no complaints! Some French words were also used incorrectly: Of course, not every book of hers is a five star, but this one definitely is!

Angst, hatred, scandal, passion! We have a sccandalous plot with spys and treachery and French people, plus a stu This book started out great. Sep 15, Marianne rated it really liked it. I also enjoyed seeing a happily married, fun-spirited older couple, friends of Jane, who were ordinary looking–included the thinning hair and rounding bottoms of old age. That face epitomized the best and finest of nobility and temperament.

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I recommend this one. But he is hot for her and the story seems promising Blackburn was furious, but it was Jane who was ruined. Ransom was an ass.

So when Christina’s first daughter was born, she told her husband she was going to quit work and write a book.