Editorial Reviews. Review. “CARNAL DECEPTIONS is a compelling ugly duckling story of revenge, jealousy, danger, and deceit. Tallon is an incomparable. All about Carnal Deceptions by Scottie Barrett. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Tess Starling is willing to risk everything — and offer anything — to avenge her father’s leaving her father’s gravesite, Tess spies creditors.
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Jan 15, Molly Carson rated it really liked it. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I found it hard to believe that she could hide her such unmatched beauty with a little wig and pale makeup. This is the second book I’ve read from Scottie Barrett. With the help of Tallon’s aunt, Tess forms a plan to get vengeance. He, in turn, encourages her to hide her beauty in a disguise and places her as companion to Lady Stadwell who has also suffered a similar fate in the swindler’s hands.
She does bring a few information for Tallon though, which tells us that Sloan is planning an opium transport in China. Even so, I cheered on Tallon as he tried to both protect and seduce her. Sloan ends up proposing to her, which Tess tentatively gives her consent to. Seeing no other way, Tess agrees. The plot was simple, but it could’ve been fl Sweet, albeit slightly silly, novella. However, it will be rated as a 2 by this author at the moment. I’m glad they didn’t admit their feelings right off the bat to each other.
Write a customer review. It isn’t I love historical romances and this book had me glued to it until I finished. I enjoyed it very much. The sexy elements exist and it carries a fun and suspenseful storyline as well. I enjoyed reading each page. The fireworks are explosive and the love scenes are off the charts.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. While the style of this book is different from what I’ve come to expect from her, I am looking forward to reading book 2 in this series when it comes out. I felt that they could have been better.
Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book barrtet pages of qualifying books. A beautiful, young heroine, a devastating hero and a plot which keeps you keen and involved.
Learn more about Kindle MatchBook. Although he was a viscount, he was more of a viscount farmer if there was anything like thatwho loved to farm. Convinced to don a disguise and go into hiding, she loses her heart unexpectantly.
Feb 09, Carrnal Woods rated it did not like it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
There barreft enough steam to fuel a sauna and yet the story line actually gasp developed before it all starts. Tallon’s devotion to his Aunt was so amazing.
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But, an opium addict hero proved more alluring. Katerina Kapp rated it really liked it Sep 10, English Choose a language for shopping.
This was supposed to be historical erotica but it fell way off that mark. Once Tess confesses to her employer, the two realize they have a common enemy and devise a p Left destitute after her father’s death and intent on avoiding prison, Tess Starling reluctantly agrees to go into hiding as a companion to an elderly lady and dawns a disguise to conceal her identity. Tess is as equally infatuated with Tallon.
Tallon was a bit caddish, but really a decent chap overall. This book had everything I crave in a romance novel: Teri Prochaska rated it really deceptiona it Oct 18, I loved the story, good girl in desperate situation ends up at the right place to get revenge on the man that drove he father to suicide.
Tess dons a homely disguise, cloaking herself in mourning weeds. The heroine is a bit of an idiot, the hero a brooding wannabe Darcy in terms of giving mixed messages which the heroine constantly misreads, the plot is at times confusing, deeptions characters the aunt inconsistent is she good?
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Would’ve been 5 stars had I not wished Tess to be kidnapped and tortured for her continued stupidity. When his aunt suggests using a woman to seduce the man responsible for both the women’s misfortunes, and exposing him Tess volunteers as it will give her the opportunity for retribution. Preview — Carnal Deceptions by Scottie Barrett.
Soon revenge deceotions at the forefront of her mind but rather it’s her love for Tallon that becomes her motivation.
The template dedeptions plot of the story deceptioons been done time and again, I won’t go in to details but somehow I never get tired of it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Actually only about pages last few pages contain an excerpt of another book.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Deception is the operative term here. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It’s a story filled with emotional highs and lows, great sex, betrayal, love, and friendship Everything about Tallon Hawkes, the Earl of Marcliffe, fascinates, including the battle scars marking his body.