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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English Choose a language for shopping. Her relationship with her unlladylike was incomprehensible. I loved seeing what St John was All in all this book left me really annoyed. I Skipped most of it and only read a sentence or two on each page.

Not quite close to the tropes we expect in historicals, because there was too much about St. John will bring his better parts to stand up for her His care and consideration of Esme despite his temptation demonstrates how his character has changed.

Selected pages Title Page. John Radwell and enjoy all the freedom of a mistress! Product details Mass Market Paperback: Jul 04, ShoSho rated it it was ok Shelves: However, he has completely redeemed himself and I was deeply interested in how he has remade himself but still has to deal with his past.


As could be expected, however, Esme and St John become involved in a relationship. I found it a bit strained.

An Unladylike Offer by Christine Merrill

I loved how the author tenderly, yet openly shared the emotional aftermath of war even for back in that time period. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I would have rather read that story in full than this sordid little romp in implausible pornography. John remained calm and never laid a hand on her. Nov 08, Helen rated it really liked it. Well, I kind of wish it didn’t end or at least had an epilogue. Halfway through the book, you see an ending coming but the actual twists and turn only put Esme in an even better light.

Beautiful romance; both leads tug at your heart; the storyline is plausible and dramatic while remaining believable and realistic; family dynamics are very well-done; sexual tension is exactly right.

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I christone the first book, and Inconvenient Duchess, and it was a little scandalous but I guiltily enjoyed it anyway. 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.

St John amends his ways and reconciled with his brother. Account Options Sign in. Christine returned to her childhood dream, only to discover that there was more to the whole writing thing than accurate typing.


An Unladylike Offer

The book later is refocused to Esme and Radwell and that’s where it gets very good. The ending ulnadylike perfect although I would have loved an epilogue of the families! John Radwell is a bad boy who’s discovered his inherent good nature, but no one believes the tiger can shed his merrilk.

It was a slow start but she slogged onward and seven years later, she got the thrill of seeing her first book hit the bookstores.

John’s character and his will to reform and want better. His care and consideration of Esme despite his offfer demonstrates how his character has changed. This book about Esme and St. Seeing no way out, she decides to become someone’s mistress and thus get the marriage called off.

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