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Devil's Daughter [PDF / EPUB] Devil's Daughter New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas delivers a scintillating tale of a beautiful, young widow who finds passion with the one man she shouldn tAlthough beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Cl New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas delivers a scintillating tale of a beautiful, young widow who finds passion with the one man she shouldn tAlthough beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel, she knows one thing for certain he s a mean, rotten bully Back in boarding school, he made her late husband s life a misery, and she ll never forgive him for it But when Phoebe attends a family wedding, she encounters a dashing and impossibly charming stranger who sends a fire and ice jolt of attraction through her And then he introduces himselfas none other than West RavenelWest is a man with a tarnished past No apologies, no excuses However, from the moment he meets Phoebe, West is consumed by irresistible desirenot to mention the bitter awareness that a woman like her is far out of his reach What West doesn t bargain on is that Phoebe is no straitlaced aristocratic lady She s the daughter of a strong willed wallflower who long ago eloped with Sebastian, Lord St Vincent the most devilishly wicked rake in EnglandBefore long, Phoebe sets out to seduce the man who has awakened her fiery nature and shown her unimaginable pleasure Will their overwhelming passion be enough to overcome the obstacles of the past Only the devil s daughter knows.

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    Full Review Feb 23 2019 5 BILLION TRILLION STARS ADFSLKDHFSJNDFSDKF I CANT DEAL UGH IT WILL TAKE ME LIKE A MONTH TO RECOVER FROM HOW AMAZING THIS WAS I SWEAR HOOOLLYYY MOTHER OF OAIWHEKFJSDF SHIT JUST FINISHED DID Y ALL HEAR I JUST FINISHED AND IT WAS EVERYTHING UGHGod this book was so fucking good I started at 11 pm and literally stayed up till 4 and devoured it in one sitting lmao MAY I JUST SAY I have been waiting for this book for a freaking year and it DELIVERED.aright aright aright, so where do I even beginLet s start with the plot, shall we So, Pheobe, daughter of our most beloved, Sebastian St Vincent, is a beautiful young widow with two children who meets West Ravenel at the wedding of her brother and his cousin From the beginning, they both had a stark and obvious attraction literally the moment they lay eyes on one another Unfortunately for both of them, Pheobe has her bad opinion of him set in stone, due to unfortunate events that happened in their youth However, as they are both mature adults and their families about to be united, they get over it quite fast Also, they re frequently thrown into situations where they re forced to converse I absolutely love love loved their chemistry Their conversations were stimulating and witty and I did not get bored once Not even once Sometimes you ll see authors drag out convos between their mc s and they just feel artificial and boring Pheobe is definitely a unique heroine, but not eccentric or out of her time or ethereal like some of Kleypas s other heroines in this series She is honestly the most relatable in the most human way She loves her sons and is so so kind, and smart and funny I love that she doesn t hold on to past grudges and slowly lets herself fall in love with West I love that she let herself get over her grief first and handle this next romance so maturely But what I loved most were her interactions with her family Not just her sons, who were FUCKING ADORABLE, but her PARENTS UGhHHOK QUICK DIGRESSION CAN I JUST SAY SEBASTIAN NOW THE SILVER FOX LITERALLY MAKES ME FAINT AND SQUIRM LET ME FUCKING TELL YOU THAT ONE SCENE HAD METHE MANS HAS STILL GOT IT Ok back to my reviewIt was very refreshing to see the family s involvement I feel like something a lot of historical authors lack is the role of family, which was HUGE back then I mean, marriage was a unity between two families, especially within the aristocracy, so not only was it historically accurate but also such a treat Now to West Ugh FUCKING WEST THAT MANNNNNevery time he opened his fucking mouth or made an appearance I was likeLiterally, one of the most likable heroes Kleypas or anyone has ever made, I swear lmao So Sebastian St Vincent who i will always consider literally the greatest romance hero of all time , is a reformed bad boy, but is still a BAD boy ya know what I mean, he will never ever truly be reformed He a sly silver fox yummy yum slurp drool im wet ok sry going back to west WEST is different because he has let go of that part of his past He doesn t want to be that person any, while Sebastian always embraced that side of him Honestly I appreciate and love both of their personalities.West was completely reformed and a hard worker, and most importantly, craved a relationship When he met Phoebe I was rooting so so hard for him because he was clearly just awed and struck by her beauty and personality It was literally love at first sight for him and it was so sweet how he and her got along Literally, his personality was EVERYTHING.Justin and Stephen, Phoebe s children played a huge part in this story I honestly rarely read about widows with children, but this was something that made Phoebe s character so unique Her children were a part of her, and so so cute They won me over, and the way West would interact with themOne of my favorite scenes was Phoebe s realization of how much she wanted West in her life after they were all together like a family and she narrates Oh yes I want this man.SO DAMN SWEET.AND OF COURSE DID U THINK I WOULD SKIP IT NAAHHH BIH IM STILLA HOTHAT S RIGHT IM TALKIN ABOUT THEM SEXY TIMMEESSS The SMUT was literally FIREEE I loved how their sexual tension was building up and it didn t combust until closer to the end It made it so much better and so much real, honestly West IS LITERALLYY SO FUCKING SEXY OH MY GOOOODDDNEESSSS every damn time i was likeAs much as I would like to say , I don t want to spoil anything else but suffice to say THIS BOOK IS AMAZING AND I WILL PROBABLY RE READ IT TOMORROW LMAOTHE ONLY COMPLAINT I HAVE ABOUT THIS BOOK IS THAT IT ENDED WITHOUT AN EPILOGUE WHICH I NEEDED SO DAMN BAD ALSO I WANT A TEASER ABOUT SEVERIN AND CASSANDRAAAA I NEED TO READ THEIR BOOK SO BAD I m so intrigued now after knowing about Severin s character, like bro what made you like this Why are you so cynical and mechanical How will your woman make you change I MUST KNOWWW ALDSKHFJKSDFBrava Ms Kleypas, Brava.Feb 19 2019 EDIT HOLY SHIT OMFG AAAAAHHHH I CANT BELIEVE THIS BOOK IS FINALLY HERE AND IM LITERALLY NOT HOME FOR ANOTHER FEW DAYS FUCK DONT WORRY BBS I WILL READ AND REVIEW THIS SO DAMN FAST THE SECOND I GET HOME AFANDHSKDNEDIT 12 12REALIZING THIS BOOK IS COMING OUT IN TWO MONTHS BITCH IVE BEEN WAITING A FULL YEAAARRRRcan you tell i m excited high expectations for this one Ms Kleypas, high expectations indeed.EDIT 8 1 THERES A FUCKING COVER WTF I ACTUALLY REALLY LIKE IT EXCEPT THE ONLY THING THAT WOULD MAKE IT BETTER WOULD BE A SHIRTLESS WES ON THE BACK AND BRUVS KLEYPAS JUST DID AN INTERVIEW HEREIt s with the same excerpt that was on the back of Hello Stranger but STILL SHE S CONTEMPLATING DOING A WALLFLOWERS NEXT GEN SOMEONE PINCH ME I SWEAR FUCCCCCOh My God THIS WAIT WILL LITERALLY KILL ME LISA KLEYPAS TAKE MY MONEY I NEED THIS NOVEL SO BAD Does anyone have HR recommendations as good as hers I have read hundreds of historicals, good and bad, and her books are at the top Why must waiting be so hard

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    Reading Lisa Kleypas makes me question whether I should be writing books at all She is a MASTER, her stories always give me that lovely pang in my chest and the sense of being lost in another world My plan had been to wait and save this book for when I needed something great to read Alas, I lasted one week That s okay, I ll re read it.

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    If you asked me about my favorite Historical Romance author I wouldn t be able to pick one There are too many who write exceptional stories But there is one who will always be in the top three Lisa Kleypas I ve read almost all of her HR books and there wasn t a single one I didn t love But we all have this one hero, written by one of our favorite authors that stands out and will always occupy a special place in our hearts In my case that is Sebastian St Vincent from Devil in Winter That is not to say, however, that there isn t room for another one because, let me tell you, Weston Ravenel settled in right next to Sebastian ALL THE SWOONS Phoebe is a spirited young woman who married her childhood sweetheart Henry, who was ailing from a disease that would eventually take him away from her At her brother Gabriel s wedding she meets the man who bullied Henry in boarding school Having to make nice with somebody who was so horrible as a youth goes against the grain but when she comes face to face with West he s not at all what she expected This man was the storm and the shelter, pulling her into a deep, encompassing darkness where there was too much to feel hot soft firm sweet hungry rough silken tugging She strained helplessly in his arms, although she didn t know whether she was trying to escape or press closer Like her mother Evie, Phoebe has the heart of lioness brave, fierce and tender for the ones she loves, a steely will but also a tiny bit of her mother s shyness Admittedly I found her to be a little judgmental in the beginning but truth be told, I d probably react the same way if I were confronted with someone who hurt a loved one so deeply over a long period of time I also felt that Phoebe was of a mother, a best friend to Henry than a wife, she was stronger in every way, so her sense of protection and justified indignation were strong One of my favorite scenes was when Phoebe forgave her husband s tormentor.Soon West takes up residence in her mind and heart, his unearthly good looks and boyish charm don t leave her unaffected By the end of the book I had nothing but love and admiration for Phoebe left How surprising life was Once she would never have considered this man for herself And now it would be impossible to consider anyone else Weston Ravenel was a scoundrel until he realized what he was doing to himself He sobered up and took over the management of his brother s estate Meeting Phoebe makes something click inside him and he falls hopelessly in love Hopeless because he s too tainted to ever consider marriage to this beautiful, vibrant and good young woman He had so much of Sebastian in that regard He, too, felt that he never deserved Evie but he was way too much of a selfish rogue to not take her anyway I don t deserve her, he mumbled, without intending to Of course you don t Neither do I deserve my wife It s an unfair fact of life that the worst men end up with the best women Westonwhat a dreamboat He was such a hardworking, smart man audacious, approachable, humorous, disarmingly charming, swoonworthy and utterly endearing I laughed so much about his sense of humor, the way he treated Phoebe s children like little people with their own personalities I adored him And when it got too dark in his mind I hurt for him it was the reason he didn t allow himself to be happy He kissed like a man who had lived too fast, learned too late, and had finally found the thing he wanted Now for one of the best part we get soooo much of Sebastian and I loved every single word coming out of his mouth He has become such a wise, sweet man yet he still has this roguish, witty charm that hasn t lost anything of his self confidence The years have been good to him and Evie and they are still as in love as they were back then a certain bathroom scene made sure that I wouldn t forget what a sensual creature he s always been I wouldn t mind to read how they fared after Devil in Winter From time to time, I may adjust a situation to achieve a desired outcome for the benefit of my children, but that s not meddling What do you call it, then Parenting, he said smugly, and kissed her before she could reply Lisa Kleypas has this incredible talent to make a scene appear right before your eyes while you read about it, she writes in vivid pictures She also has a knack for timing, the humor in her writing is on point and don t get me started on her beautiful writing style Ms Kleypas can write a thousand historical romance books and I ll read them all Devil s Daughter was everything I hoped for unforgettable, romantic, dreamy, uproarious laughter invoking and heartwarming The cherry on top would have been an epilogue but I have a feeling we ll see Phoebe and West in future books And that I was able to catch up with Sebastian and Evie Priceless And maybe, just maybe, Lisa Kleypas really is my favorite HR author.

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    5 STARS He kissed like a man who had lived too fast, learned too late, and had finally found the thing he wanted. I feel myself fall into a perpetual state of bliss each time I crack open a Lisa Kleypas book And this time was no different I ve been eagerly anticipating this book, and now that I ve finished it, quite frankly, I don t know what to do with myself Devil s Daughter was everything I had hoped it would be, and trust me when I tell you that I hope a GREAT DEAL.Devil in Winter was my very first historical romance So of course Sebastian will forever hold a special place in my heart not only because of that, but because he also happens to be one of my favorite historical heroes I couldn t wait to get my hands on this book to see his daughter get her HEA And my what a ride it was There s nothing wicked about you, except your kisses Phoebe, Lady Clare was a phenomenal heroine She has a sweet and caring disposition, but beneath all that is one incredibly strong woman Ever since she was a little girl, she knew that she d marry Henry Even knowing that their time together would be short, it was worth it After losing her beloved husband to his illness, Phoebe is left to their slowly crumbling estate with their two children West Ravenel was a name she was all too familiar with, since he was the boy bully that made Henry s life miserable at boarding school Meeting the man is nothing what Phoebe expects West is no longer the bullying scoundrel but a man that tempts her at every step I adored the slow burn between Phoebe and West It was a perfectly paced, swoony, and angsty ride that I couldn t put down for even a second West was everything that Phoebe needed and nothing what she expected He was sweet and caring, protective and playful, and effortlessly charming.And while you see Phoebe s slow decent into love with West, he struggles with his feelings Not because he denies it, but because after his past he feels himself underserving of someone like Phoebe My heart ached for him and everything he s been through And I simply adored the way that Phoebe and her sons slowly but surely thaw his heart.Of course one of my favorite parts of the books were getting of Sebastian I loved seeing him as a husband, father, and grandfather Age does nothing to diminish his intensity and playfulness I, meddle His brows lifted, and he looked positively indignant Evie, what can you be thinking That you re meddling From time to time, I may adjust a situation to achieve a desired outcome for the benefit of my children, but that s not meddling What do you call it, then Parenting, he said smugly, and kissed her before she could reply. This book had everything romance, emotion, angst, and humor It was everything I ve come to expect from this incredibly talented author I love getting snippets of some of my favorite characters from previous books And of course I love the way she s able to weave the Ravenels and the Wallflowers together.West was this amazing combination of vulnerability with a side of broken This is a man that continues to struggle with the demons of his past and it takes a strong woman to get him to see beyond what he thinks he deserves And some meddling from her well meaning father doesn t hurt either.I loved this book from start to finish and I m already itching for my next fix in this series ARC courtesy of publisher in exchange for an honest reviewFind me on

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    Three, WEST SAVED THIS BOOK, stars West, the irascible brother who was pretty much the only highlight to the previous book, Hello Stranger, is also the only highlight to this one for me He s smexy, witty, hilariously self deprecating, and has a natural ease with children what s not to like Well, for one, there is his choice in kind of boring women in the form of our heroine, Phoebe With her red hair and Sebastian as her father from the Wallflowers series , I was expecting a fiery disposition from her Instead she is perhaps overly even keeled, if there is such a thing, to the point that she purposely chooses not to even slam a door when it was very much deserved She s also utterly calm when confronting betrayal The story line was cute enough and didn t drag or linger too much on the we can t be together for reasons trope, much to my relief I did enjoy this book, but in much the same way someone enjoys a pbj sandwich It s good, it s filling, it reminds you of good times past, but you re not going to be overly enthused by it.

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    The hero in this book, West, is the guy that everyone has loved throughout this series He s a reformed rake, the best HR character type, and always funny The best part Who his heroine is, because she is the daughter of another reformed rake that we ALL fell in love with in the Wallflowers series, Sebastian And, that means we get glimpses of him too Here s a description of him from his book way back when Sebastian s reputation is so dangerous that thirty seconds alone with him will ruin any maiden s good name Plus, the side benefit of my old book boyfriend showing up in this series is that he is now older, so I don t have to be a cougar any I mean, I m alright with that, but for a change of pace, I can have a book boyfriend my own age Variety is the spice of life.See He gets it Not my particular spice, but you never know I m not shutting any doors Never say never, right Okay, so you want to know about this particular book and this particular guy instead of me rhapsodizing the beauty and wonders of Sebastian St Vincent and our forbidden fictional love affair I suppose Fine.West is a reformed rake who we met in the first book of this series He has been the best character in the books, which have gotten progressively better The first book in this series was given only a 1 starred rating from me because I hated the female so much She gave new dimension to the word bitch and I never believed the romance Luckily, she is barely present in this one.West meets Phoebe, a widow with two sons, and their attraction is immediate But he has the whole I m not good enough for her thing going on, so angst ensues.My angst solution Well minus the crying Jilly doesn t cry.I loved both Phoebe and West, but her little boys were absolutely adorable West s interactions with them hit me right in the ovaries I think that if men realized how attracted we are to them when they are good to children, they would all be signing up to be teachers and daycare workers It s like our Kryptonite.Ovary explosion in 321If there were any negatives about the book, one would be that he carried on with the I m not good enough for her thing a little too long Also, and this is weird, but there were too many sex scenes If I get bored and am skimming the sexy times, there is too much Never underestimate my short attention span along with desensitization Other than that, this was fun, funny, and romantic That was an accident, Mr Ravenel said over her head, breathing hard Yes, Phoebe said dazedly, I understand The book was falling I was reaching for it, and your lips were in the way

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    I loved this book I adored Phoebe and West This wasn t the first time a highly respectable woman had given him the cold shoulder But it was the first time it had ever stung She had been so beautiful there by the stream, as flowerlike as the wild irises on the banks Phoebe felt a hollowing sadness inside There was something melancholy about a train whistle, the twin notes bracketing the air like an empty set of parentheses.

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    I feel so ashamed and so weak And cheapened How could I do this Lisa Kleypas and I were officially divorced in March of 2018 after I read HELLO STRANGER And then what do I go and do Hook up with her again in February of 2019 for this book Now that it s over I don t feel at all good about myself And that time together wasn t pleasurable No Big O for me here I ve been left completely unsatisfied and feel so bad about myself Not only that, but I had to pay her for the hookup.I blame it on Sebastian, my long ago heartthrob from THE DEVIL IN WINTER He and his True Love Evie are the parents of this book s heroine, and I had heard he plays a larger role here than he had done in DEVIL IN SPRING, the book about their son Gabriel and that twit Pandora Ravenel Alas, he may have been on pages but he came across as a pretty generic silver fox duke who s a super husband faithful than a swan , super father grandfather, and super aristocrat I calculate he must be in his 60s but he s still gorgeous and still virile without the need to find fresh, nubile women for his bed or even little blue pills Evie is one lucky little old lady But as far as any new or interesting developments in their lives, no such thing.And the plot and characters of this book Just thinking about it and them is putting me to sleep Generic young widow grieving her dead too young invalid husband and former close childhood friend She s boring and has nothing of the devil in her DNA Our hero is West Ravenel, whom we ve known since COLD HEARTED RAKE He s a reformed rake and recovering alcoholic who has left London and his scandalous ways behind to become an excellent hands on estate manager Phoebe thinks she ll never love again In addition, she resents West, whom she had never really met, just because as a schoolboy he had bullied her future husband and apparently made his two years away at school a misery And West thinks he s not worthy of love or happiness And he fears he could become a physically violent man like his father Yada, yada, yada.Interspersed with the romance is some boring information about the old vs new ways of farming and managing estates, keeping an estate s financial records, stuff about pig excrement, an enraged bull, lots of descriptions of clothing, food, buildings, and interior decor There s a token nod to agency for women in that Phoebe must learn to take over control of her son s estate rather than relying on a man That one got very much watered down by the fact that she ends up relying on West rather than herself Oh, and I mustn t forget the adorableness factor the heroine s two young boys and a cat named Galoshes.I d say that at least one quarter to one third of the pages of the book are spent on sex scenes, whether it be foreplay or the actual deed And it s all described in unbearably flowery, over the top purple prose I highlighted a couple passages to share he eased his aching shaft out of her warm, succulent depths, his body aching in anguish she cried out as he slid back into her, his hardness stretching her lusciously a powerful climax began, wringing every inch of her body with raw force Oh, good lord Pass over the sick bag I think I may lose my breakfast So, no thanks But Kleypas gets two stars from me anyway She enticed me into buying this, didn t she If I ever buy another new Kleypas, I must remember to give that future book 5 10 stars, just because of what a good con it was and how she managed to fool me again And you know what that fooling beyond the first time makes me, right

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    Actualizaci n despu s de haberlo le do SIN SPOILERS.1 NO ES ENEMIES TO LOVERS C MO PENSABA.2 NO se parecen a Leo y Francesca.3 ME DECEPCION UN POCO pero sale mucho mi amor Sebasti n as que obviamente no puedo ponerle menos de 4.4 Phoebe me gust mucho, en cierto momento lleg a ser la perseguidora en lugar de la perseguida y fue un buen cambio No era la viuda m rtir del tipo NO VOLVER A AMAR PORQUE YA CONOC EL AMOR Y shalala Me gust mucho.5 Sebastian y Evie son lo mejor de lo mejor Lisa ha logrado conservar su esencia con El Paso del tiempo de una manera soberbia Este es el mismo Sebasti n de Un diablo en invierno pero con unos a itos m s y varios hijos a su cargo jajaja.6 La historia de amor es muy instalove instalust La supo vender Lisa pero de que esta ah lo hace.7 Y llegamos al punto primordial del libro WEST WEST, West, West admito que me gusta m s en los otros libros Esperaba mucho m s de l y es por eso que estoy un poquito decepcionada En cierto momento paso de ser el West de los ltimos libros y Lisa intent volverlo m s atormentado si cabe y mucho m s oscuro No le sali pero bueeee, igual lo amo porque es West 8 Siento que este no es un libro que se deba leer solo Porque no hay desarrollo en los personajes Nosotros sabemos c mo era West por los libros anteriores, pero creo que si alguien lee este libro, terminar sin conocer y comprenderlo Porque b sicamente solo vemos una parte de lo que es, si Lisa menciona de pasada que era un libertino, borracho y shalala pero no se ve Solo se menciona.9 Tambi n hay partes que nos las cuenta sin que el lector las vea o las viva Y yo soy muy de querer saber todo jajaja.10 Le faltan muchas p ginas y un ep logo El final es como de aj , y que m s sigue NO HAY FINAL Me dej esa sensaci n de todos los libros de Laura Lee Gurkhe al final No se como se escribe su apellido pero el punto es el mismo Presiento que este libro ser una mezcla entre Leo Hathaway con Francesca Bridgerton si los conocen y leyeron la sinopsis entender n porque PD West te espero con ansias locas Yo cuando le el t tulo del libro Yo cuando le la sinopsis y vi que era enemies to lovers Yo cuando me di cuenta de que todav a no sale ni en ingl s Pues as las cosas

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    Rese a completa novela en la que creo ha puesto todos sus conocimientos Ha cogido una historia que sabe que gusta con un protagonista masculino, de los que sabe que nos gustan, de esos que cada vez que abre la voza, se nos doblan las piernas no le falta de nada, oye y encima chicarr n encantador, y nos recupera a nuestros personajes queridos de sus novelas m s conocidasTodo esto lo agita y le sale una novela con una historia muy bonita, de las que a m me encantan pero solo le quito esa ultima estrella porque al final me ha dejado a cuadros Y el resto Pero, por fin, he le do a la Kleypas que me gusta y con la que disfruto tanto para cuando en castellano que lo quiero volver a leer, en original seguro que me he perdido muchas frases de esas que me gustan recordar

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