I Kissed a Rogue

· Covent Garden Cubs Book 3 · Sourcebooks, Inc.
4.3
16 reviews
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A 2016 RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice Nominee for British Isles-Set Historical Romance!

"Galen's talents soar in this delightful romance of a mismatched couple who are perfect for one another. The pacing never flags, the underlying mystery piques readers' interest and the steamy love scenes keep the pages flying. " — RT Book Reviews, 4.5 Stars, TOP PICK!

When the Duke of Lennox hires Sir Brook Derring, England's best investigator, to find his daughter, Brook intends only to rescue the lady and return to his solitary life. He deals with London's roughest criminals every day of the week; surely he should be able to endure seeing his first love again—the perfect girl who broke his heart...

Lady Lillian-Anne Lennox has always done her best to live up to her father's standards of perfection—at the cost of following her heart. When she's kidnapped and her perfect life is shattered, Lila has another chance. Together, Lila and Brook navigate not only the dark and deadly side of London, but the chasm of pride and prejudice that divides them.

Covent Garden Cubs Series:

Earls Just Want to Have Fun (Book 1)

The Rogue You Know (Book 2)

I Kissed a Rogue (Book 3)

4.3
16 reviews
Mo Daoust
March 1, 2016
This brilliant instalment of the Covent Garden Cubs, is one of the most solid stories Shana Galen has ever written. Ms. Galen’s famous wit and sexiness prevail throughout but this time, the author has elected to give us a better look at how class differences rules Regency England. Lady Lillian-Anne Lennox – Lila – was such a snob, that she had few friends, and several enemies. She is kidnapped by someone who knows who she is, she escapes but gets herself in even more trouble. Unfortunately for her, the only man who can keep her safe is one whom she had spurned several years before: Sir Brook Derring, an investigator hired by her father. Lila and Brooke don’t get along particularly well, in spite of being attracted to each other, mostly because of Lila’s prejudices. Will she ever learn? Shana Galen is at her very best in I KISSED A ROGUE! Lila and Brooke are fabulous, very complex characters; the class differences between them are, at times, startling, yet totally believable. Lila could have been hard to like, she is quite haughty, but Ms. Galen made her come off clearly as a product of her class; her behaviour did was not a product of a cold heart. There is even more action in I KISSED A ROGUE, if memory serves, than in the other books from this series. I was taken in from the first sentence, we jump right into the action and it just about never lets up, apart from a sweet and spicy interlude in the middle; there are plot twists galore, surprises good and bad, and many secrets and mysteries. I loved how characters from the previous books make brief but important appearances. If hadn’t already been a fan of Shana Galen’s before I KISSED A ROGUE, I would be now! Just super! I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Katherine Duchette
September 22, 2017
Just over 200 pages but very little story line with was mostly only lots of naughty thoughts and lack of/involved actions upon the thoughts. I would have liked more of a secondary plot which would have kept me more attached to the novel.
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4.5 stars. I Kissed a Rogue by Shana Galen is a captivating historical romance with a slight element of suspense. Sir Brook Derring is an investigator with a kind heart so when Lady Lillian-Anne aka ...

About the author

Shana Galen is three-time Rita award nominee and the bestselling author of passionate Regency romps, including the RT Reviewers' Choice The Making of a Gentleman. Kirkus says of her books, "The road to happily-ever-after is intense, conflicted, suspenseful and fun," and RT Bookreviews calls her books “lighthearted yet poignant, humorous yet touching." She taught English at the middle and high school level off and on for eleven years. Most of those years were spent working in Houston's inner city. Now she writes full time. She's happily married and has a daughter who is most definitely a romance heroine in the making.

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