Three nights of danger...
When her brother was arrested for murder, the ton shut its doors to Marietta Winters. No one would help her save him from the gallows - no one but Gabriel Noble. In exchange for taking the case, Gabriel requests three favors from the desperate young beauty, and Marietta has no other choice but to make a deal with the sinfully handsome devil.
Three nights of pleasure...
Searching for clues in the rough underbelly of London, Marietta must masquerade as a shamelessly wanton wench - much to Gabriel's delight. But Marietta swears to herself that her passionate moans are just for show. She could never fall in love with such a maddening, arrogant, seductive stranger...could she?
Three nights of sin...
Night after night, she satisfies his wicked cravings. But soon Gabriel wants more from Marietta than just three nights of sin - and even a sordid secret in his past won't prevent him from trying to possess her forever.
©2008, 2012 Anne Hearn (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers
Anne Mallory is always good. This story had a great plot and the characters were well developed. I loved the hero!
Great passion and chemistry! Always a must in a romantic novel :)
I'm used to predictable responses from ladies and gentlemen of the period. Nothing about the characters' responses were predictable based on social norms of the period. Nor was it easy to determine if the leading male character was friend or foe. Interesting read.
a little bit different from the norm but I liked it a lot. performance was excellent. story line interesting
I bought this on sale for $4.95. It was definitely worth $4.95. I liken it to a beach read. The plot was vaguely interesting, and the characters were build up enough to be invested in, but I probably won't listen again. Admittedly I was here for smut, and it was OK, not the best or worst I have ever seen or listened to.
There was nothing egregious about the story. The premise was sort of far-fetched, but it created a nice backdrop for the developing relationship.
I don't have 3 words, but Master's was significantly better with female voices, which was to be expected. I think it's tough for women to pull off a man's voice, especially if the man is supposed to be a love interest.I didn't particularity care for the voice she used for the hero, but I was able to move past it.
No. The plot wrapped itself up nicely.
This is not the greatest novel ever written, so don't buy it if you're looking for plot and substance, but it's fun and fits into the romance genre well. I had a pretty good idea of what I was buying, and it lived up to my personal expectations. I don't regret buying it or listening to it.
When I first came to romance novels I started with Regency. This one is better than most. I will admit the loves scenes could have been better written but this book had something more than the regular Regency Romance. I suggest if you are thinking about trying this book give it a whirl. It's a fun book with something more.
Three Nights of Sin is an enjoyable book. It is a little bit out of my "comfort zone" (I'm a sci-fi and thriller fan). I wanted to try something different, and I didn't regret it. It was nice to listen to the detailed descriptions of the personal interactions. I could picture small nuances in gestures and meta-communication, which is often not the case in an action-packed thriller. The sex scenes are not over-written, I found them quite right.
Definitely not your average historical romance. This book deals with a far grittier reality than that of ton balls and vouchers to Almacks. The protagonists are barely part of society (him) or clinging to the fringe of society (her). The book opens with Marietta going to Gabriel in desperation to ask his help in proving her 18-year-old brother innocent of a series of Jack the Ripper-like murders. Their relationship develops as she collaborates with him to search for evidence that could free her brother.
There are many things to like about this book, and the novelty of the characters and plot is a major one. Unfortunately, I was never able to warm up to Marietta enough for the romance aspect to completely work for me. Part of that may have been the audiobook narration. It was actually pretty good but it's possible that the portrayal of M wasn't as sympathetic as it could have been and that influenced my perception of her. I would also be interested to see what their life would look like a few years down the road, because their HEA seems a little fragile. It's great that they recognize that they love each other, but how are they going to make a life together?
The climax of the book was heartbreaking and will stick with me for a long time. I don't want to say much else about it in order to avoid spoilers.
Finally, the cover and title seem to promise one kind of book, while what we get is far different and, in my opinion, better. I can see someone being disappointed if they were expecting a very hot historical and got this complex, psychologically gripping murder mystery instead.
That it was exciting to the very end, it was hard to figure out who the killer was.
Gabriell, how he wrestled with his feelings, and what direction it took him in.
I really liket her.
I cried when it was time to make a break.
The book had a good story line and the characters were well developed. Their plights were believable and the characters weren't annoying or naive or silly. Really enjoyed the mystery and the love story.
The mystery was well interwoven in the romance with some spicey scenes that were well spoken by the narrator. Voice were well represented through the several characters in the book.
That it was a good mystery with romance and historical representation of the debauchery of the upper class of its time.
She did the voices well with ease in determining which character she was representing
Suacy upper class wench meets distrustful betrayed self made man and together they fight to save an innocent minor from death.
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