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Between the Devil and Desire: Scoundrels of St. James, Book 2 | [Lorraine Heath]

Between the Devil and Desire: Scoundrels of St. James, Book 2

The ladies of the town won't stop whispering about deliciously wicked Jack Dodger - once a thieving street urchin, now the wealthy owner of London's most exclusive gentleman's club. Olivia, Duchess of Lovingdon, would never associate with such a rogue. So when Jack is named sole heir to the duke's personal possessions, the beautiful, well-bred lady is outraged. Now, Olivia is forced to share her beloved home with this despicable man. But Olivia's icy disdain is no match for Jack's dangerous charm.
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Publisher's Summary

London's most notorious rogue - decadent, depraved, forbidden:

The ladies of the town won't stop whispering about deliciously wicked Jack Dodger - once a thieving street urchin, now the wealthy owner of London's most exclusive gentleman's club. There's no pleasure he hasn't enjoyed, no debauchery the handsome scoundrel won't provide for the lords who flock to his house of carnal intrigue.

London's most virtuous lady - honorable, uncorrupted, and all too human:

Olivia, Duchess of Lovingdon, would never associate with such a rogue. So when Jack is named sole heir to the duke's personal possessions, the beautiful, well-bred lady is outraged. Now, Olivia is forced to share her beloved home with this despicable man.

But Olivia's icy disdain is no match for Jack's dangerous charm. His touch awakens desire. His kiss demands surrender. She will struggle to bar Jack from her heart....but her body, coveting divine release, will not let her bar him from her bed.

©2009 Jan Nowasky (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers

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    Vicki Irving, Texas, United States 03-06-13
    Vicki Irving, Texas, United States 03-06-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Good Book 2 in the Series"

    This is book 2 in the Scoundrels series, and I enjoyed it, but the romance between Jack and Olivia started a bit slow. At first, Jack and Olivia were really mean to each other, which was a bit annoying, but the book picked up speed and captured my attention. The book did have some good twists, and Lorraine Heath is a talented author. There are some dark, evil aspects in the story, especially in Jack's background, but it made you understand Jack and his personality. The narrator is really good, and she also read book 1, which is nice for consistency. Overall, I am enjoying this series and I am looking forward to book 3.

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    ajabezer COLUMBUS, OH, United States 03-05-13
    ajabezer COLUMBUS, OH, United States 03-05-13 Member Since 2011
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    "The Dodger"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    It was a fun and captivating listen.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Between the Devil and Desire?

    The story time with the heroine's son and Jack. It was about the Dickens story. It was so delightful!


    What does Susan Ericksen and Antony Ferguson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    It is an extra trigger for the imagination. Susan's characterizations were spot on. I'm all grown up but I still enjoy story time.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Whatever became of the Artful Dodger?


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    Camden Naples, FL, United States 01-17-13
    Camden Naples, FL, United States 01-17-13

    Camden Smith owns DREAMFly Marketing, a full service marketing firm located in Southwest Florida. She regularly reviews books and is an avid reader as well as audible client. Favorite books are mysterious romances or those stories about personal growth.

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    "Surprised I love it more than Book 1"

    I wasn't happy at first about Jack Dodger being the focus in book two of this series and the first I'd say half hour I found the ridiculous behavior from the two main characters annoying, but as you get to know the characters you truly enjoy the unfolding of this complex character Jack Dodger.

    The poor man has been through much - you truly ache for him as you discover his pains.

    For Olivia (Livi), you understand how she transitions.

    I'm not big on explicit sex scenes in books, but recognize this is a romance. However in this book the intimacy was necessary to understand really the unfolding of the characters, both Olivia and Jack. She was repressed. He was protecting himself.

    My favorite scene was when he becomes overly turned on by Olivia (not a sex scene just early in their attraction) and he goes to Dodgers and denies his carnal appetite. It is the beginning of him becoming the man he had always been without knowing it.

    Truly a nice story - not very realistic that a Duchess would be with him but you love the story all the same.

    The little boy Henry grows in importance and that doll makes you cry with joy.

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    Elio Homestead, Florida, United States 01-12-13
    Elio Homestead, Florida, United States 01-12-13
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    "Loved it!"
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    I loved this book! Jack is my fav from all of faegans lads. This book made me laugh out loud, cry get mad so many emotions dont miss it.

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    carol Coquitlam, BC, Canada 01-09-13
    carol Coquitlam, BC, Canada 01-09-13
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    "Great book, great readers."

    Really enjoyed this series, and loved the narrators. I had never heard them before this series, and they were excellent. Worth your credits for this series...

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    Karen 12-27-12
    Karen 12-27-12

    Love to read!

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    "Fairly good story."

    I don't have any real complaints about this book. The story was generally very good. It wasn't the most exciting book and had a few sections that got a tiny bit boring, but not to the point that I thought about not finishing it. I like the characters and the story line, but I probably won't get another book in the series. I prefer a little more excitement.

    The narration was good. It shows that there are two narrators, but the second narrator is only used when reading a letter. I don't think it was necessary for the performance of the book, but it didn't really detract from it.

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    Leslie Neumarker 12-24-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Perplexing start with great twist ending!"
    If you could sum up Between the Devil and Desire in three words, what would they be?

    Romance with twist!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Between the Devil and Desire?

    When he finds out that her son is his half brother.


    What does Susan Ericksen and Antony Ferguson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Love hearing the different voices to distinguish characters.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No, though very sad in parts.


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    Koren thorold, ON, Canada 12-23-12
    Koren thorold, ON, Canada 12-23-12
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    "Loved it, but..."
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    as with the first book in this series, I found the narration way too slow. Once I changed the setting to 1 1/2 x , it was perfect!

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    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 09-08-12
    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 09-08-12 Member Since 2010

    Totally addicted to Audible.

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    "A delightfully fun book!"

    You cannot help but fall in love with Jack Dodger. Then add in a very proper lady and an adorable little boy and his puppy, and you get a most delightful story. I am sure I will listen to this book and this series again and again over the years.

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    Denise Frisco, TX, United States 09-06-12
    Denise Frisco, TX, United States 09-06-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Good read."

    I liked it! I liked the "Oliver Twist" character references with Dodger, Franny, Fagan. I have enjoyed books 1and 2 so far and plan to read Franny's book soon.

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