Editorial Reviews. Review. When the young Lady Charlotte Caverstill attends a Potent Pleasures – Kindle edition by Eloisa James. Romance. Is he or isn’t he? That’s the question on London society’s collective mind in this slow-starting but ultimately satisfying Regency romance. Alexander Foakes, earl . Potent Pleasures. Eloisa James. Buy This Book. Unlike most authors today, Eloisa James gets a lot out of the omniscient point of view.

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For example, the Duchess – the heroine’s mother – a devoted and protective parent, deserts her pregnant, husband-less, scandal-immersed daughter because she wants to visit a mate in the USA.

By the time they arrive in Scotland, Alex is out of his mind – he’s magnanimously decided to take Charlotte back.

Alex attempts to use his skills to change her mind, but while Charlotte’s body responds, she doesn’t allow her mind to respond. The thing is, the story works out most of the time. The Rogue Not Taken. My favorite things about the book are the heroine; I find her to be likable, kind to others, and charming.

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Initially, he had decided to look about him jamfs a substitute mother for young Pippa, but the more he sees of Charlotte, the more intense his desire for her. I think if this were anyone else other then Eloisa James writing this book I wouldn’t have been able to finish it let alone be interested in book 2.


With heavy editing this could become a keeper, but with a hero like that it is barely finishable. Once Upon a Maiden Lane.

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The Lady Most Willing The story begins with our heroine, Lady Charlotte Daicheston, who is on the verge of her seventeenth birthday and her come-out ball, sneaking off to a masquerade with an adventurous friend. Just lots of anger. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

And because he abs-o-lutely-pos-i-tively did not have sex with her, it must have been Patrick. Did I mention she’s devious? If Wishes Were Earls. Unlike most authors today, Eloisa James gets a lot out of the omniscient point of view. The sexual tension and frustration between Charlotte and Alex is both aggravating and charming.

They move on to the next shiny object if you take the old one out of their eloissa. Od te stranice radnja koliko-toliko ide u nekom pravcu, ali po mom misljenju, zapleti predstavljeni ovdje su mogli biti puno bolje izvedeni. It poteent more deadly sins of romance writing than most. Oh yeah there was a handsome guy but he really was a jerk a lot of the time. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Aargh, the nerve of him to look for a wife just so his kid would have a ‘mother’.

There are ;otent chunks of the story in the first half of the book which are spent away from the two principals, and I found myself zoning in and out of those, only bringing my attention back when the main characters returned to the stage. When she meets Alex Foakes, who has recently returned from Italy with a one-year-old daughter in tow, she recognises him immediately as the man who took her virginity.


My first attempt to read a book by Eloisa James and what bad luck I had to choose this story. Alex sekuat tenaga berusaha membangkitkan semangat Charlotte dan akhirnya lahirlah putri mereka, Sarah. He’s basically kind and not at all stupid until he is made to be irrationally mean by the author.

To give her credit, the most sought-after footmen were supposed to be tall, well-formed, and handsome. Ummm, he doesn’t sexually assault her, I suppose there is that. Please review your cart. Alex ootent such a rake.

Potent Pleasures

Except that Alex remembers his Garden Girl as smelling of lavender and having probably red hair under all that powder — must be red, he thinks, because her skin was so white and creamy. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: She uses it to provide irony and wit without confusing the reader. Read it Forward Read it first.

Eloisa James breathes new life into one of the most popular fiction genres with her highly original debut novel Potent Pleasuresa charming, vividly peopled Regency romance.

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