He reader into Cary s tortured childhoodMaybe the most interesting aspect of this story is watching Cary face down his demons with Sophie s help The erotic elements of the story are not so well done perhaps because of the nature of his problems The author doesn t capture the potential sensuality of the character situations as well as she did with her first book in this series Having said that I am interested to see the
stories Page has in mind for the two remaining dukes Sin Page has in mind for the two remaining dukes Sin Saxe Will they have tortured pasts like Cary and Grey that are driving them to their sinful pastimes And will they too be cured and reformed and turned into loving husbands and fathers Another wicked addition to the seriesSophie is a fallen woman who in desperate times reads her mother s journal on how to be a courtesan and goes to find herself a cyprian protectorShe then meets and falls for Cary one of the four wicked dukes since Sin was suddenly introduced in this book who is trying to get over his post war PTSD memoriesAs he resists taking her as his mistress due to pressures of getting married and trying to get over Painful Memories She Insists On memories she insists on him to feed the mouths of her familyThe book goes on a similar premise of voyeurism hedonistic pleasures and se of sex toys however hero and heroine are faithful to each other The heroine spends TOO MUCH time trying to placate the hero and soothe his wounds She agains hides all her secrets while I believe things would have been easier if she told him the truth in the startPet peevesview spoilerHeroine fell in love had sex and has a child with "An Ex Who Dies In "ex who dies in warI did not like how she left her child which in the start I though she d abandoned and later found it was with Helen It was later in the book I realized he was a young boy who was well and happyAlso throughout the book the hero plans on getting married and leaving the mistress heroine solved by the end hide spoiler A few pages into the book and i was ready to either slap Sophia or drop the book she was sickeningly cheerful for someone that was in dire strait Then came all the solilouy of being in love i know i m reading about HEA but she got annoying with it then the talk of healing him with her loveHere s my advice to get through this book So much promise Coming Home (Chesapeake Diaries unfulfilledThis book started with a bang and ended with a whimper Sophie was sooonbelievably annoying A good swift kick in the behind would have solved all these problems The sex was not hot or aww inspiring Wish I could get my money and time back ARC received for reviewThis was only 25 stars I was looking forward to reading this book Now I m dizzy from it They were getting together and then they weren t He was her protector and then he wasn t going to be She wanted him as her protector and then decided he wasn t the right one In the first book there were three friends known as the Wicked Dukes Grey Sax and Cary Then in this one there are four Grey Sax Cary and Sin I don t know if I will read the next one Oh Sharon what the heck happened Sharon Page is a wonderful writer but this book is a DISASTER Our heroine isn t innocent she is a moron She literally has the maturity of a 14 year old girl Not 15 not 16 14 years old That is the truth She isn t naive she is The Writers Handbook 1999 utterly foolish and I can tnderstand why the Duke forgave her for her ridiculous behavior and HORRIBLE judgement I just couldn t stand her She couldn t open her mouth without saying a lie which inevitably prolonged the frustrating blow back of her repeated poor decisions Maybe an intern wrote this book and submitted it Rock Hounding out of Bishop under. On And one certainly does A stunningly sensual woman who reawakens feelings of carnal desire he thought long lostDesire FoundSophie Ashley knows little of the courtesan life except what she's read in a book Aick lea. In the realm of historical erotic romance this is a decent read that provides steamy bedroom scenes and a host of other erotica elements with both a plot and an intrigue The romance side of the plot is in the healing of both the hero Cary and the heroine Sophie from their respective physical and emotional wounds The intrigue takes form in a villain and has all the reuisite threats and comeuppance which
Makes This Story Thanthis story than erotic words on a pageI would mention that this is better than the first book of the series Deeply in You by virtue of having a tighter plot and romance Cary and Sophie admittedly fall in love with each other rather early in the story and have a long time building that love as opposed to the characters in Deeply in You Regardless if you re in the mood for a historical erotica you can t go wrong with this one A well plotted erotica where the mystery seems to take center stage here Sophie comes off as too na ve for me and detracted from the story The hero may have readers wanting to throw this book down in frustration Once you get past the first half of the book and things slowly come together it s The Long-Legged Fly uite an interesting story I am looking forward to reading some other books by this author ARC received via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Deeper in Sin is number two in Sharon Page s Wicked Dukes series There isn t a lot ofality erotica set in the Regency era that I have come across so I was looking forward to this next entry Unfortunately Deeper in Sin does not live Beneath the Surface (Reluctance, up to the story I was hoping for Whereas the first book Deeper in You packed an erotic wallop and had a fair to middling mystery to hold things together this time the mystery and story shine than the character sexploits Until the end that is when everything falls lazily apartSophie Ashley is a disgraced woman She sent her fianc off to war after their one and only night of passion He was never to return and she was left pregnant Five years later to provide for her child and a similarly widowed friend she goes to London to become a courtesan and to find love That she doesn t recognize the opposing nature of these two goals is the first indication of her naivet She is ridiculously but infectiously optimistic I couldn t help but like her much of the timeFitzwilliam Montcleif the Duke of Caradon Cary to his friends is damaged goods too He s been through hell in the form of a war He was a prisoner of war tormented for any secrets he knows And there is a secret one he has never shared not even with his best friends the Wicked Dukes It s a secret so dark that it has left himnable to enjoy the wiles of women and The Service unable to contemplate a life of love marriage and children Unfortunately marriage and children are exactly what his mother demands he focus onSophie is in possession of a journal from a famous courtesan and sheses this to initiate herself into the world of courtesans sneaking her way into her first Cyprian ball Here she like other courtesans hope to meet with wealthy gentlemen to acuire them as protectors When Sophie first sees Cary she knows that he is the one for her and she immediately sets herself to the task of showing him what a good mistress she
would be for him She can t nderstand why he isn t eager for a mistressbe for him She can t nderstand why he isn t eager for a mistress he why he isn t eager for a mistress if he attending one of the courtesan balls Cary is dripping with honor and does eventually take her on to protect her from London s dark element of orgies and debauched men of the elite class As the story Doctor Who and the Planet of the Daleks unfolds a mystery does too Someone is trying to frame him for the murders of young women and that takes Passion LostMemories of a dark past have left the Duke of Caradon disinclined to have any fun But at therging of friends he finds himself attending a Cyprian ball in the hope that some woman will attract his attenti. .