Editorial Reviews. Review. In s England, year-old Lydia Grenville is a few The Last Hellion (Scoundrels Book 4) – Kindle edition by Loretta Chase. Romance Kindle eBooks @ The Last Hellion. Loretta Chase. Buy This Book. I know I’m going to be in the minority, but here it is: The Last Hellion was a disappointing read. The Last Hellion is the last of the four books in Ms Chase’s will recall how skilfully Loretta Chase recounted Dain’s backstory in the book’s.

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March 31, Publication Date: Here are some quotes that I loved: Lightning fast and low, her fist shot toward his privates.

Dain and Jessica Lord of Scoundrels both appeared, as did Dain’s son. Loretta Chase has a talent beyond romance. Blackjack November 1, at 6: She falls pregnant and they don’t know whose child it is. She is on the verge of catching the bawd abducting a young woman but is prevented at the last minute by Ainswood, who mistakenly believes that Lydia, the madam, and her quarry are merely ladies of the night engaged in a quarrel.

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And then he meets Lydia. We are also treated to the reappearance of Lord Dain and his lady, her idiot brother, Bertie Trent, who turns out to have more sense than indicated in Lord of Scoundrels.

It was a pity, because nothing was wrong with Vere and Lidya. A- Unabridged length 12 hours 59 minutes. Neither of them wants to desire the other at all, let alone with such intensity, and they fight their fascination with each other every step of the way.


I smiled, laughed, and even cried while reading their extraordinary love story. It seems to me that when lxst the previous book, Ms. The characters and dialogues were smart and hilarious, the Egypt setting was great, but I barely felt the romance because the overall story was heavily focused on solving the mystery. Before then, she had been making up her own stories but now she knew how to write them down to share. The first half of the book view spoiler [ before the wedding gellion spoiler ] is funny and fast and just so good that he,lion can’t leave the book from your chasd.

I found myself reacting emotionally to this book, but not in a positive way.

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I lost count of the times I laughed at the witty and snappy remarks exchanged between Vere and Lydia, and I admit I had a silly smile on my face when I read the last line of the book. I really don’t have anything bad to say. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

You can turn your Ballister stare upon me all you like, but you can’t petrify me. She was a real scrapper too, and I couldn’t help but laugh when she managed to knock Vere on his logetta at their first meeting.

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Francis Beaumont who was murdered in that same book also appears, so this story apparently comes before Captives of the Night chronologically even though it falls later in the series.


Well, now have to see how Lydia manage the girls’ disappearance. If they can only weather their personal firestorm Upon rereading — I’ve moved this from 4 to 5 stars. At its core this book deals with the fact that dealing with death was very much a part of everyone’s daily lives during this time in history.

The blue-eyed gorgon There are several sub-plots running through the book. European Historical Romance Review Tags: Then readers are introduced to a highly unconventional heroine who is his match in both wit and intelligence. Bringing out these emotions in Lydia and Vere, albeit from a distance, was an ingenious way to help the reader understand what makes them tick.

If they can only weather their personal firestorm The scene of their meeting was thus one hell of a scene.

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This barely kept my interest. Lydia’s background isn’t really unravelled till the end, and I found her story quite touching.

This is one of my favorite Chases. Then her jaw set and between her teeth she said, “It’s a I had so much fun reading this book. There was nobody but Vere left to serve as duke, but he had no interest in being a duke.