Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Madeline Hunter and Her Novels “Hunter seamlessly marries seductive wit with smoldering sensuality.”—Booklist “Smooth . I recently read The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne by Madeline Hunter. I’ve read quite a few of Madeline Hunter’s books, and generally at least. A woman defies expectations—including those of an arrogant earl—in the first regency romance in New York Times bestselling author Madeline.
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Prose as round and smooth as pearls and a wonderful setting.
Her father’s partner tried to stop her, but their conflict ended up bringing them closer together, and eventually both had to make some compromises and sacrifices in order to be able to be with each other. The Most Dangerous Duke in London. This is going to sound like a backhanded compliment and I don’t mean it that way at all, but — I love how Huntwr characters say bland nothings to one another and the nothing they say mean everything through a small incline of the head or short pause.
A Day for Love. Things I did not like about this book I was really unable to read the entire thing straight through: She felt her face warming.
The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne
View all 5 comments. To have made an exception and brought attention to you in that way among the staff—well, I thought you would prefer I not do that.
Emma of course agreed with his assessment that things were much changed. She found herself at a loss for how to respond. I highly recommend it.
So she and her friend concoct a deception, hiring a handsome and charming front man who will do her bidding As the Devil Dares. Wedding Night With the Earl.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Apr 22, Storm rated it it was ok. Her judgement left much to be desired, however. He drowned when his ship went down. Clearly the business must be sold.
Falrbourne had the literary version of that experience with Ms. A Night of Forever. She sat behind the big desk in the gunter chamber and smiled brightly. I had a huge beef with the final chapter of the book, it was too cut. Penquin Berkely Love Source: The politics, war on the horizon, different fashions. But that is exactly what Emma Fairbourne intends to do when her father dies, leaving her the reins of this fabulous enterprise.
The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne by Madeline Hunter
Maybe its just that I dont like bossy males too much lol But, the side characters are funny and Im looking forward for the next ones. You submitted the following rating and review.
But that is exactly what Emma Fairbourne intends to do when her father dies, leaving her the reins of this fabulous enterprise. You are, by your own admission, not a great beauty. Her luck, or not, was her, presumed, missing brother in a shipwreck that nobody gives him as dead. Indeed, their mxdeline moments were outstanding and a large part of surrener pushed this above the three-stars the attachment to Darius alone would have warranted.
Emma, who has had very little experience with men, finds Darius difficult to resist and soon their relationship is about both the fate of the auction house and whether or not the two will become lovers.
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Hunter might like this book — it has many aspects typical of her work. Along Came a Rogue. March 6, Imprint: Obediah often helped my father with the catalog and much, much more, and has an excellent eye. This is undoubtedly a part of my paladin core but death before dishonor, while in the main rather fairvourne, has a place when it comes to the well-being of millions; not least when that includes the potential fall of your wurrender own country.
He hated to say it but that woman may have made a fool of him today.
No Other Duke Will Do. The female protagonist became passive and malleable towards the end, and eventually just followed orders and became a pawn.