Makes any sort of sense The mystery was well done even if I Guessed Some Of guessed some of and had a satisfying conclusion A ick and enjoyable read Not my favorite Liz Carlyle story but 3 wasn t enough so it s a weak 4 Part of the problem may be that I read book 3 first not realizing it was part of a series I now have the rest of the series so hopefully it will grow on me I thought that this was a refreshing change of pace for LC I liked the paranormal element to the story and will tell you right p front that I am looking forward to the next one in the series The backbone of the story is this Grace stands to be accused of murder of her fiancee She has come to find an old family friend and instead makes the acuaintance of Adrian Ruthveyn She immediately senses that he is not a man to be trifled with but seems fated not to be able to resist Once Adrian catches site of Grace he instantly becomes fascinated with her and will do everything in his power to find the truth about the murder He also does all he can to fight the attraction to her For he has a curse as old as time and he will deny his heart before one women becomes its victim What made this a bit of a niue book to me is
The Character Were So character were so drawn We have Adrian s sister Anisha with her palm reading and star charting Their wastrel younger brother Lucan with his angelic looks and devilish attitude What was that delicious scene between Rance Lazonby and Jack Coldwater all about Inuiring minds are dying to know We have Mr Marketing Management (10th Edition) uartermaine the owner of a local if not famous gambling establishment and Mr Pinkie Ringgold the protector of the front door Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Roydon Napier is he a future love interest Even the mysterious Belkaldi I wanted to find out about and was not ready to leave their world behind While the mystery did takep ite a bit of the book I still felt satisfied with the romance aspects of the book There were some interesting love scenes that you normally don t come across in an English love story But since Adrian is half Scottish and half Indian you might get some idea of what he might know in the bedroom Men should be reuired to all have this knowledge. Ensuous tale with a distinct gothic flavor the story of an imperiled beauty accused of a heinous crimeand the dark lord who risks his most carefully protected secrets to come to her resc. .
One Touch of Scandal is the first book in a new trilogy by Liz Carlyle The trilogy revolves around a secret society Fraternitas Aurea Crucis Lucifer Lord Ruthveyn is one such member He is surprised to find Grace Guathier on the front stoop of the clubhouse
in search of help Grace has been accused of murdering her fianc Her father now deceased had toldsearch of help Grace has been accused of murdering her fianc Her father now deceased had told if she was ever in trouble to find Sergeant Welham Instead Of Finding Welham Instead of finding childhood friend Grace finds herself ensnared by the dark enigmatic Lord RuthveynThere is a lot going on in One Touch of Scandal Amongst the romance between Grace and Lucifer there is the mystery surrounding Grace s fianc There is also the secret society and its political intrigues and then there is a paranormalpsychic ality to Lucifer s personality All of these different side plots were very well thought out I especially found the murder plot very intriguing However with so much going on in the book I thought the romance between Lucifer and Grace suffered some This could be due to my lack of interest in the political parts of the book when I would rather to get back to the romanceI liked Grace s character She was able to pull Lucifer emotionally out behind the wall he built p around himself The trust between these two characters was crucial and for both characters Grace is accused of murder and Lucifer intuitively believes Grace when she says she didn t do it He never waivers in his belief of her Similarly Grace accepts that Lucifer is different and patiently waits for him to trust his secrets to her I think if the external plot points had been toned down a little I would have enjoyed the story ReviewA TOUCH OF SCANDAL is the first installment in New York Times Bestselling author Liz Carlyle s new Regency historical romance trilogyGrace Gauthier has just been accused of cold bloodedly killing her employer who indecently happens to be her ALMOST fianc Leaving her destitute homeless and scared for her future In search of a family friend Sergeant Rance Welham Lord Lazonby to help her out of this awful predicament Grace lands on the doorsteps of the Society face to face with the tons Devil Prince himself Adrian Forsythe Lord Ruthveyn. With One Touch of Scandal acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Liz Carlyle arrives at Avon Books and launches a breathtaking new historical romance series centered around the Zeno.
Free read One Touch of ScandalWho coincidently happens to be Welham s best friend Not know what else to do Grace confides in the charismatic stand offish man before her Ruthveyn hearing her plight reluctantly agrees to help her in clearing her name On one condition That Grace move in to his home and nder his protection as a governess to his to hellion nephews As Her Employer Ruthveyn S her employer Ruthveyn s will give them the time he needs to Stolen (Bitten uncover the true murderer This giving Adrian easier access at keeping the young beauty alive and out of harms way But just how far will they both go to protect the other from the harsh realities that are flooding themBorn with aristocracy blood running through his veins Lord Ruthveyn should have an easer go at life But hard ships and a deep secret keep this devilishly wicked man at bay Being able to see the horrors of the world isn t what Adrian would call a gift but a curse Having envisioned evils to reprehensible to name Adrian keeps his life and himself securely tucked away Not allowing anyone to remotely touch his heart That isntil Grace Gauthier with her classic English beauty and beguiling blue eyes walks into his life forever changing his worldThe two come together rather reluctantly but to an all consuming passion that neither can Texas Tall understand Fiercely independent Grace enters this affair knowing full well that even if she give her heart to this dynamic Lord eventually she will be leavingheartbroken Bolden by this exuisite beauty and her selfless giving of her heart and soul Adrian feelsnworthy and selfish for taking what she offers but can do nothing to fight this nbreakable bound between them They say that fate takes its course but Adrian believes that with his GIFT he is likely to control the outcome of the
ones he loves self sacrificing the love hehe loves Self sacrificing the love he Grace shares Ruthveyn tries in vain to pull away from Grace but only to no avail to be drawn deeper into this nknown power that binds them together ALLCOLADEI have been a long time admire I am always leery of romances that either dabble in the occultmysticism and foreignexotic eg Indian Chinese etc religions or practices However Carlyle wove these elements in tastefully and not too otherizing if that. Society a mysterious fraternity of dangerous and dangerously attractive men Fans of Amanda Tied with a Bow (Includes: Breeds, uick and Gaelen Foley’s Inferno Club novels will be swept away by One Touch of Scandal a