The Taming of Lady Kate (Six Rogues and Their Ladies #2)

The Taming of Lady Kate (Six Rogues and Their Ladies #2) An Alternate Cover For This ASIN Can Be Found Here And Here.Lady Kate Derra And The Marquis Of Northbrooke Have One Thing In Common In Order To Receive Their Inheritances, They Must Marry Lady Kate, Prevented From Marrying The Man She Loves By Her Father S Will, Determines To Marry For Convenience With The Forthrightness For Which She Is Noted, She Sets Her Sights On Jack Aforesaid Marquis Jack, Meanwhile, Has Tumbled Into Love With Kate At Their First Meeting All Might Have Gone Swimmingly, Were It Not For His Other Life, The Mysterious Job That Calls Him Out Of Town At The Most Inopportune Moments Unwittingly, He Puts Lady Kate S Life In Danger, And While Attempting To Rescue Her Comes Up Against Her Reins Grabbing Nature Will He Ever Be Able To Master Lady Kate Will He Ever Be Able To Oust Another Man From Her Heart And, Despite Kate S Penchant For Disaster, Will He Be Able To Save Her Life And His Own If You Liked The Duke S Undoing, You Ll Love The Taming Of Lady Kate Kate and Jack meet through a mutual friend Caro, who Jack had just proposed to Caro thinks of jack as a brother , but not husband material Both Kate and Jack need a marriage of convenience to get to their fortunes Will they make it that far, with traitors shooting at Jack Okay, so I only read 52 pages of this 150 page novel so maybe it s not fair to rate it but the writing was just so bad The characters were always contradicting themselves and were not convincing in the least The author seems to believe that piling to
I have lukewarm feelings towards this novel Neither of the lead characters are appealing Kate acts like a shrew the whole time and never gives Jack a break Jack s character changes abruptly after the initial introduction When he is introduced he seems like an immature boy We re then told he s a noted Corinthian and a rogue but I am not sure what makes him so because he s never seen doing anything that goes along with either of those personas Then all of a sudden he has his own sub plot tha I have lukewarm feelings towards this novel Neither of the lead characters are appealing Kate acts like a shrew the whole time and never gives Jack a break Jack s character changes abruptly after the initial introduction When he is introduced he seems like an immature boy We re then told he s a noted Corinthian and a rogue but I am not sure what makes him so because he s never seen doing anything that goes along with either of those personas Then all of a sudden he has his own sub plot that really doesn t seem likely for the
3.5I liked this one I thought it was a fun, light hearted regency Our heroine Kate was likable Very headstrong and used to doing things her own way She starts out a little spoiled, being the only child and pampered by her loving father As the story progresses though she is thrown into a different world and forced to see things in a new way I liked her relationship with our hero Jack Kate needs to marry to secure her fortune and to take guardianship of her brother She has little respect f 3.5I liked this one I thought it was a fun, light hearted regency Our heroine Kate was likable Very headstrong and used to doing things her own way She starts out a little spoiled, being the only child and pampered by her loving father As the story progresses though she is thrown into a different world and forced to see things in a new way I liked her relationship with our hero Jack Kate needs to marry to secure her fortune and to take guardianship of her brother She has little respect for English men and wants to find a marriage of convenience with a man who is easy to boss around Jack is definitely not that man He is courageous, strong willed and doesn t like Kate get by with much He is also crazy about Kate, right from the start I liked that he loved her even though she could drive him nuts I thought they had a nice relationship I
Kate thinks she is still in love with her first love, the Italian Francesco, but her father s Will forbids her to marry him She could live without the money, but if she marries Francesco she will leave her young stepbrother in the guardianship of her cousin Freddie who thinks he should be shipped off to Eton So she goes to London to find a husband Not believing Englishmen to be passionate, like her beloved Italian Francesco, she is only looking for a marriage of convenience someone who Kate thinks she is still in love with her first love, the Italian Francesco, but her father s Will forbids her to marry him She could live without the money, but if she marries Francesco she will leave her young stepbrother in the guardianship of her cousin Freddie who thinks he should be shipped off to Eton So she goes to London to find a husband Not believing Englishmen to be passionate, like her beloved Italian Francesco, she is only looking for a marriage of convenience someone who will be a kind guardian to her young stepbrother.Jack needs to marry to receive his inheritance His dear childhood friend, Caroline has refused him because she wants to marry for love So he is off to London and once Caroline introduces him to her friend Kate, his life will never be the same.Unwi
Kate is a great character and I really liked her, flaws and all She s whisked away to London, determined to marry quickly, seeking only a convenient marriage so she can have custody of her step brother who is sent away to certain bullying at school She s a bit spoiled, in a doting way from her late father, plus she treasures her memories of time spent in Italy and she compares everything to it Enter Jack, who has previously shown no interest in marriage, except in wanting access to his inheri Kate is a great character and I really liked her, flaws and all She s whisked away to London, determined to marry quickly, seeking only a convenient
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Another fun book I like the author s style and the adaptation of Taming of the Shrew The characters were somewhat two dimensional but I didn t find it really annoying because it was just an enjoyable read with a lot of excitement again a bit of a mixture of gothic romance and Regency romance I empathized with Kate and John because they both did think they were doing the right thing I love how impossibly weird things happen such as Kate s Italian lover actually showing up and it works Actu Another fun book I like the author s style and the adaptation of Taming of the Shrew The characters were somewhat two dimensional but I didn t find it really annoying because it was just an enjoyable read with a lot of excitement again a bit of a mixture of gothic romance and Regency romance I empathized with Kate and John because they both did think they were doing the right thing I love how impossibly weird thin
I used to be a huge reader of historical romances some time back and I remember reading all the books that I could find in that genre For a person who has grown up reading Lady Whistledown and other books by Julia Quinn, Julie Garwood, etc this book falls short of expectations It is an average read the plot is loose and the heroine just seems to find some stupid reason to not admit she is in love with the hero Although the pattern is generally the same for all historical romances, these r I used to be a huge reader of historical romances some time back and I remember reading all
Not a favorite for me The basic plot has been done before and done better Of course the taming of Kate is a play off of Shakespeare s Taming of the Shrew I didn t always get why the character s behaved as they did but the biggest problem I had was with the sexual content Call me a prude but way too much for my tastes I prefer the reader to have the bedroom door shut in their faces if I have to know anything about their sex lives at all I got that they had a physical attraction already M Not a favorite for me The basic plot has been done before and done better Of course the taming of Kate is a play off of Shakespeare s Taming of the Shrew I didn t always get why the character s behaved as they did but the biggest
The verbal sparring between Kate and Jack was energizing The characters were all delightful, and the novel contains lots of action I also appreciate clean, but passionate love stories I read it in one day Unusual for me This one is a winner