An Unladylike Offer (St. Historical) [Christine Merrill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Miss Esme Canville’s brutal father is resolved to marry her off–but she won’t submit tamely to his decree. Instead, she’ll offer herself to notorious rake Captain St. An Unladylike Offer By Christine Merrill – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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I have two quibbles with this book.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. John will bring his better parts to stand up for her She’s been subjected to her father’s abuse since her mother abandoned them, and now her last hope for escape through marriage is gone: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book was a little slow in the center, but most of the things there worked through the end of the tale.
But Esme is determined, beautiful and very, very tempting…. Esme, however, is looking for the villain. Her father abuses her and Radwell wants cchristine save her from the match with Halverston, but doesn’t know the whole truth. I loved seeing what St John was up to after he got banned from his brothers house.
I think it is good and it kept my attention, something not all Regencies do. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Ofefr rated it liked it Mar 21, As could be expected, however, Esme and St John become involved in a relationship. Esme only has eyes for St.
Nov 13, Heather rated it liked it. HarlequinAug 1, – Fiction – pages. Oct 26, Kitkat01 rated it did not like it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Instead, she’ll offer herself to notorious rake Captain St. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. John, from that book. Feb 14, Suzanne rated it really liked it. John’s character and his will to reform and want better.
In order to avoid the arranged marriage her father has planned for her, Esme seeks St john to compromise her.
I actually liked the heroine in this book. Selected pages Title Page. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Banished to her room, she watches out the window and sees a shocking scene: Father wants her married off to some old man as the ultimate punishment that her mother left him.
See all 44 reviews. However if I had only read this book by Merrill, I would assume she had chosen a time period at random and had read a wikipedia entry on Regency England as her only research. So she sneaks out of the house at night and propositions him.
On the day she left, he thrashed and scarred Esme, he uses violence to unlaxylike her and hide her But Esme is determined, beautiful and very, very tempting.
I liked the story because it is very unique, Esme is very headstrong and tired of men taking control of her life without even asking what she really wants. This book is the sequel to The Inconvenient Duchess and focuses on the villain of that book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. St John, however, delivers her to his brother with whom he continues to have a strained relationship.
John but this book was more focused on the man St John could be once he let go of his pain and anger and shame at his previous behavior. Great writing, lovable characters. Miss Esme Canville’s brutal father is resolved to marry her off—but she won’t submit tamely to his decree.
The author did not do a good job of making her sympathetic in my eyes and she only came across as selfish. May 27, Aspoon rated it it was amazing.
I fell in love with the characters, especially St John and his journey from rake to respectable. Esme, however, is looking for the villain. I always enjoy reading stories that take the “bad guy” and try to redeem him.
Instead, she’ll offer herself to notorious rake Captain St. It is hard to ignore Esme and his resolve slowly starts to crumble. I understand that historical fiction is written for a modern reader, so SOME historical sensibilities will be ignored. English Choose a language for shopping. She is beaten and scared. And the only silver lining in her life is St John. The book didn’t develop the emotional compatibility of the two characters very much, just had them both be attractive and she kept throwing herself at him, and then eventually they were somehow in love.
I’m seeing that this is a part of her writing style, so I doubt I read any more of her books as I am a bit of a prude. The book is a lighter read and is not overly complicated or intense, but I enjoyed it and recommend it.