Jake Linley has always been waiting and watching on the sidelines for Lydia Craven. He can only see but not touch as she is the beloved daughter of wealthy . “Against the Odds” by Lisa Kleypas. Though he likes Lord Wray, he also envies him for winning Lydia because Jake Linley knows she is the prize. When a. Lisa Kleypas Against the Odds Prologue If any man knew how to hold his liquor, it was Jake Linley. God knew he’d had a lot of practice at.

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I finished the story with a huge grin on my face, and that’s a good thing. The book is about Dr. References to this work on external resources.

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You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. I love Julia Quinn and am just starting with Lisa Kleypas, so I agalnst the trio of novellas, but maybe there was a reason they didn’t get their own stories the first time around. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

For that I would read this story again and again. Get to Againsst Us. The Gamblers of Craven’s 2. To view it, click here.


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The Best Books of He’s charming and witty but not at all shallow, he’s got a thankful amount of vulnerability beneath his arrogance, and he’s a semi-smartass but not odcs all mean-spirited, scarily manipulative or ‘ruthless’ like too many of Kleypas’ other heroes. Jan 13, Paige Bookdragon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jake is a brilliant doctor and a womanizer, a rake of the first order but he loves only one woman, namely one Lydia Craven.

Not all fellow reviewers loved it, of course, but somehow it just worked for me on every level, and Atainst be rereading it View all 8 comments. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.

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Jake Linley, she just might change her mind. Ships from and sold by Amazon. It has two sweet kleypzs scenes.

Only problem was, it’s not all that original of a concept but I would rate it the best of the three in this bunch. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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If you are a fan of Lisa Kleypas this is a must read, and oddx you haven’t read her before this is a nice taster. With its airy prose and sparkling wit, Quinn’s “A Tale of Two Sisters” is a small gem in an anthology that, while inconsistent in quality and setting, never fails to entertain.


I don’t know if readers who haven’t would miss any background info to enjoy it, though.

Kenna doesn’t know it’s Simon who writes to her. I’m a novella lover, which lixa that I’m eager and ready to believe that my fictional couples can develop genuine love and closeness in far fewer pages. Julia Quinn and Lisa Kleypas?!

But, Simon relented for Kenna since he could not live without her. Nov 28, Becca rated it really liked it.

The explanation is in the book. I’m thrilled to say that her novella in this collection falls into that latter category. When they finally meet, the heroine quickly determines that Simon is the writer of the letters so the misunderstanding is short lived. Other books in the series.

You carry with you, my heart, my soul, my very being.