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Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover

I promised the folks at Avon that I would post a review today, the release date of Sarah MacLean’s fourth book in her Rule of Scoundrels series. Alas, a nasty case of bronchitis infringed on my reading time. It is perilously difficult to try to cough and read at the same time. i have been reading Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover all day, so I wouldn’t miss my deadline. Not surprisingly, I quite enjoyed it as I had the earlier three novels. What one might have supposed would be the hero of the book turns out to be the heroine. Or rather, two heroines. Lady Georgiana has not one, but two alter egos. One of them is the fourth owner of the gaming hell, the Fallen Angel. Newspaperman Duncan West is observant enough to put two and two together and quickly realizes the lady and the madam are...

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Review + Giveaway: Never Judge A Lady By Her Cover

NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER The Rules of Scoundrels #4 Sarah MacLean Adult Historical Romance 384 pages Avon Romance Available Now Source: eARC from publisher for review THE STORY By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal. But the truth is far more shocking-in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell. For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered...until now. Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow connected to a world of darkness and sin. He knows she is more than she seems and he vows to uncover all of Georgiana’s secrets, laying bare her past, threatening her present, and risking all she holds dear...including her heart. MY THOUGHTS Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover, the...

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Review: Never Judge A Lady By Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

Never Judge A Lady By Her Cover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #4) by Sarah MacLean Historical Romance Released: November 25, 2015 Avon Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote: “People believe what they wish to believe.”  Lady Georgiana, our heroine, fell from her lofty social pedestal when she bore a child out of wedlock and was forced to disappear from Society. She has come to terms with this and found her own way to get back at those who snubbed her while cheering her demise. For years, Georgiana has played the London ton for the fools they are by offering them a jewel encrusted rope with which they could hang themselves. But now the time has come for her to take her place in Society again; opening herself back up to the scorn and ridicule she knows will be heaped upon her in order to secure her child’s future. Our hero, Duncan...

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ARC Review: Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

Sarah MacLean is one fantastic, uber-great writer/storyteller! I absolutely loved “The Rules of Scoundrels” series. For anyone that has never read the series, there are four partners brought together by Chase. Chase is the owner/mastermind behind “The Fallen Angel.” The Fallen Angel is a den of sin! It’s a gaming hall where only a few of society’s favorites are invited. In each of the previous books each owner of “The Fallen Angel” have their love story. I loved each book except for one that I was not crazy about. My all-time favorite is “No Good Duke Goes Unpunished.” MacLean was pure genius with that story, in my opinion. One of owners of “The Fallen Angel” is Duncan West. His story is a little different than the Marquess of Bourne (A Rogue by Any other Name), Lord Castleton (One Good Earl Deserves a Lover) and Temple (No Good Duke Goes Unpunished...

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Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover (Rules of Scoundrels #4) by Sarah MacLean

Nothing short of amazing! This final book in Sarah MacLean's Rules of Scoundrels series is brilliant! The way Chase's story unfolds and comes together with Duncan West's is storytelling at its best! Description... She is the most powerful woman in Britain, A queen of the London Underworld ... But no one can ever know. He is the only man smart enough to uncover the truth, Putting all she has at risk . . . Including her heart. By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a Duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal. But the truth is far more shocking—in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell. For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered . . . until now. Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow...

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Feature and Giveaway: Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal. But the truth is far more shocking-in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell. For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered...until now. Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow connected to a world of darkness and sin. He knows she is more than she seems and he vows to uncover all of Georgiana’s secrets, laying bare her past, threatening her present, and risking all she holds dear...including her heart. Purchase: | Amazon | Kindle | B&N | Kobo | iTunes | Check out the Rules of the Scoundrels series:    When she looked back on the events of her twenty-seventh year of life, Georgiana Pearson would point to the cartoon...

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Special Guest Review: Lisa Lin's Review of NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER by Sarah MacLean

Today, I have a guest review for you by one of my Avon Addict sisters, Lisa Lin. The review is for NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER, book four of the Rules of Scoundrels series by Sarah MacLean releasing tomorrow, November 25, 2014 from Avon Romance. I hope you enjoy her review as much as I do. ***eARC provided to reviewer by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest and unscripted review Blurb for NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER: She is the most powerful woman in Britain, A queen of the London Underworld ... But no one can ever know. He is the only man smart enough to uncover the truth, Putting all she has at risk . . . Including her heart. The fourth book in New York Times bestselling author Sarah MacLean’s incredible Rule of Scoundrels/Fallen Angels series. These four dark heroes will...

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Blog Tour: Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean (The Rules of Scoundrels #4)

Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover The Rules of Scoundrels # 4 By: Sarah MacLean Releasing November 25th, 2014 Avon Romance  By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal. But the truth is far more shocking-in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell. For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered...until now. Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow connected to a world of darkness and sin. He knows she is more than she seems and he vows to uncover all of Georgiana’s secrets, laying bare her past, threatening her present, and risking all she holds dear...including her heart. “Nonsense. Everyone loves a duke. There aren’t enough of us to go around, so beggars can’t really be choosers.”...

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Excerpt & Giveaway: Never Judge a Lady By Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

Never Judge a Lady by Her CoverThe Rules of Scoundrels # 4 By: Sarah MacLean Releasing November 25th, 2014 Avon Romance Blurb By day, she is Lady Georgiana, sister to a duke, ruined before her first season in the worst kind of scandal. But the truth is far more shocking-in London’s darkest corners, she is Chase, the mysterious, unknown founder of the city’s most legendary gaming hell. For years, her double identity has gone undiscovered...until now. Brilliant, driven, handsome-as-sin Duncan West is intrigued by the beautiful, ruined woman who is somehow connected to a world of darkness and sin. He knows she is more than she seems and he vows to uncover all of Georgiana’s secrets, laying bare her past, threatening her present, and risking all she holds dear...including her heart. Goodreads Book Link Buy Links Amazon | Barnes | iTunes| Kobo Excerpt Lady Georgiana Pearson—who barely claimed the honorific and barely deserved the...

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KissCon Seattle is only two weeks away!

Can't make it to KissCon in San Rafael? Don't worry, we're hosting another KissCon event the very next day in Seattle, with EVEN MORE authors! Avon Books and University Book Store are teaming up to bring Seattle area romance readers the city's first-ever multi-author KissCon (an Avon Affair!) on November 23, 2014. There will be a special limited-attendance VIP event, followed by a larger public event. We are encouraging readers to reserve tickets for both! The star-studded author line-up includes: Ilona Andrews, Jennifer Bernard, Elizabeth Boyle, Julie Brannagh, Rachel Gibson, Lorraine Heath, Laura Kaye, Sophie Jordan, Sarah MacLean, Cathy Maxwell, Darlene Panzera, Julia Quinn and Lori Wilde. 2 pm: VIP Reception $10 / $15 Readers can enjoy a special VIP meet and greet reception featuring all these beloved authors! Admission will include sweets, with tea or coffee, or a tasteful glass of Little Black Dress Wines*. $10 tickets will include...

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