The Undoing Of Daisy Edwards (A Time For Scandal, #1)

The Undoing Of Daisy Edwards (A Time For Scandal, #1) London, 1923 Stage Actress Daisy Edwards Goes Looking For Escape At A Wild Party Instead She Finds Reckless Passion With A Total Stranger Like Daisy, Dominic Harrington Is Reeling From The Great War, Desperate To Feel Again But The Erotic Force Of Their Encounter Leaves Daisy Unsure Whether To Run Or Succumb.Even If He Hadn T Met Her In A Police Cell, Dominic Would Have No Doubt That Daisy Is Trouble For The First Time In Years, He Feels Intrigued, Aroused And Vibrantly Alive Both Insist There Will Be No Promises, Only The Rapture Of The Moment Pleasure Is Its Own Reward But When It S This Addictive, How Can They Ever Walk Away Moving, romantic, poignant, love love love Marguerite Kaye s intuitive understanding of the human psyche Two lonely people, isolated by their experiences, the aristocrat in denial, and the famous actress, drinking and taking drugs to escape to oblivion.This story has been written by Ms Kaye in the first person, I don t remember ever having read a book written in this fashion It was something I had to get my head around before getting started, but when I did I felt as though I was really in t Moving, romantic, poignant, love love love Marguerite Kaye s intuitive understanding of the human psyche Two lonely people, isolated by their experiences, the aristocrat in denial, and the famous actress, drinking and taking drugs to escape to oblivion.This story has been written by Ms Kaye in the first person, I don t remember ever having read a book written in this fashion It was something I had to get my head around before getting started, but when I did I felt as though I was really in the head of both Dominic and Daisy It s a thought provoking way of writing, I certainly slowed down and thoughtabout what the characters were thinking and saying.The telephone rings at 2am and it is the duty constable at the local police station calling, little does Dominic Harrington realise
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This was a quick and very interesting read about two people greatly affected by the Great War I like the unusual setting for a historical romance, in 1920 s London Both characters, Daisy and Domonick are hurting Daisy lost her husband in the war and hasn t been able to recover from itshe s looking for a way to feel again She finds it in Domonick, who lost his brother in the war and has dark memories of it himself They re incredibly drawn to one another, but while Domonick is the first This was a quick and very interesting read about two people greatly affected by the Great War I li
I received an advance review copy of this book in return for an honest review I m rating it between 3 4 stars, because it is a special book and my review is slightly complicated First of all I love books set in the 1920s, in fact I love the 1920s so I was really happy to review this book and its sequel about Daisy s sister Poppy Edwards, which I ll be reviewing next I had a feeling that after reading Marguerite Kaye s book Never Forget Me set during WWI that the emotion would overrun into thes I received an advance review copy of this book in return for an honest review I m rating it between 3 4 stars, because it is a special book and my review is slightly complicated First of all I love books set in the 1920s, in fact I love the 1920s so I was really happy to review this book and its seq
Of all the places to meet a woman Dominic Harrington meets Daisy Edwards in a police station After a night of drinking and injecting cocaine our heroine finds herself in the last place she thought she would be.Daisy had lost her husband during the Great War, she now finds herself hiding from herself and everyone around her trying to find something to make herself feel alive again Nothing does, she wants so much but feels guilty that she has lived and her husband is gone.Dominic too feels guilt Of all the places to meet a woman Dominic Harrington meets Daisy Edwards in a police station After a night of drinking and injecting cocaine our heroine finds herself in the last place she thought she would be.Daisy had lost her husband during the Great War, she now finds herself hiding from herself and everyone around her trying to find something to make herself feel alive again Nothing does, she wants so much but feels guilty that she has lived and her husband is gone.Dominic too feels guilt over the loss of his brother in the same war, now
The Undoing of Daisy Edwards by Marguerite KayeA Time for Scandal Book One London 1923, five years after the Great War and people go on trying to live in their own ways Or for some like Dominic Harrington they go on, existing not living They have all lost someone and have to accept they are still alive Dominic does have his wild little sister to help out of trouble Only this particular night, it s not Grace at the jail.Daisy Edwards is a stage actress After losing her husband she continues The Und
Dominic Harrington meets Daisy Edwards in a police cell after his sister asked the police to call him to come a rescue Daisy Daisy had gone out looking to feel again after tragic events in the war, she hides from how she really feels and although she wants to move on she feels too guilty and to hide that fact she doesn t allow herself to feel she cuts herself off from the whole world. Even her sisterDominic isn t too doing too great at the moment either, he also lost someone in the war, a Dominic Harrington meets Daisy Edwards in a police cell after his sister asked the police to call him to come a rescue Daisy Daisy had gone out looking to feel again after tragic events in the war, she hides from how she really feels and although she wants to move on she feels too guilty and to hide that fact she doesn t allow herself to feel she cuts herself off from the whole world. Even her sisterDominic isn t too doing too great at the moment either, he also lost someone in the war, and refuses to accept what has happened He also cuts himself off from his family believing they wish things had worked out differently I have to be honest while the book is writen in first person and clearly states whose head we are in I did find it confusing at times. Sorry Marguerite I did however enjoy the book, it was just challenging at times butPLEASEdon t let that put you off I really enjoyed the book My review is short as I don t want to give too much away as
The bewilderment, sadness, and devastation of the Lost Generation is beautifully evoked in Marguerite Kaye s dual novellas in her A Time for Scandal series The Undoing of Daisy Edwards and The Awakening of Poppy Edwards Like Let s Misbehave by Rae Summers which I reviewed last year , both of these stories have a dark and melancholy tone yet, since they are romances, there are hopeful and happy endings.In The Undoing of Daisy Edwards, Daisy and Dominic are merely going through the motions of l The bewilderment, sadness, and devastation of the Lost Generation is beautifully evoked in Marguerite Kaye s dual novellas in her A Time for Scandal series The Undoing of Daisy Edwa
This is the story of Daisy Edwards and Dominic Harrington In 1923 they are still suffering the aftermath of WWI Daisy lost her husband and herself, alienating her sister, Poppy, in the process The two of them were part of a singing duet but now Daisy can only do tragic roles.The way she and Dominic come together is one hell of a cute meet He s sent by his sister to rescue Daisy from a prison cell after she collapsed from drink and drugs in an attempt to feel something .Dominic suffers fr This is the story of Daisy Edwards and Dominic Harrington In 1923 they are still suffering the aftermath of WWI Daisy lost her husband and herself, alienating her sister, Poppy, in the process The two of them were part of a singing duet but now Daisy can only do tragic roles.The way she and Dominic c
The Undoing Of Daisy Edwards is not a perfect novella, but there is a lot to be admired about it I believe Marguerite Kaye did a brilliant job at creating two people damaged by the Great War Though I wantedstory, I think it s a great short read Especially for those who are in
I really enjoyed this story a lot mostly because of how the author handled WWI I loved that both characters had trouble thinking about a future in the wake of such tragedy I also loved that the author didn t rush her ending It ends well, but not in

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  • 90 pages
  • The Undoing Of Daisy Edwards (A Time For Scandal, #1)
  • Marguerite Kaye
  • English
  • 01 October 2018
  • 146033566X