Editorial Reviews. Review. “Justiss is a promising new talent.” — Publishers Weekly “With this The Courtesan – Kindle edition by Julia Justiss. Romance Kindle. I have a love/hate relationship with courtesan novels. Usually the courtesan is a faux courtesan, one whose protector is impotent and she. Read “The Courtesan” by Julia Justiss with Rakuten Kobo. After years of dangerous fighting on the Peninsula, Captain Jack Carrington has returned home to.

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Eager to uncover the true woman behind the facade, Jack wagers he can win a kiss from Belle if he bests her at fencing. Item s unavailable for purchase. The Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior. When Bellingham dies, the “Lady Belle” seeks to escape all men’s notice, which of course makes her more noticeable, especially to returning war hero Captain Jack.

But that’s a minor flaw, and I still think the book is worth a read. Feb 19, Liz rated it really liked it. The talented student is no student at all, but a beautiful young woman, and the most infamous courtesan in all of London-Lady Belle.

Aug 29, Annii rated it liked it Shelves: A jaded cyprian seeking her next protector? The period depicted was well researched and the characters were well drawn and believable; the plot was also a little different and gripping.

Nov 14, Penny Hampson rated it it was amazing. So many romances are filled with men who have an “I love you and you’re going to do what I say” justisss, so Courtesaan was a really refreshing change from that kind of nonsense.


Jan 08, Lynn Calvin added it. A Rake’s Midnight Kiss. Dec 07, Cristina Contilli added it. Couldn’t really get into this one. The Madness of Viscount Atherbourne. Belle’s story reveals itself slowly and keeps the reader interested.

The Rake to Ruin Her. Soon she was keeping notebooks for jotting down story ideas. Marriage Made in Shame. The story takes place in England in the s. Finally, a romance with a great plot, believable characters, strong female, and just enough romance!

When a Marquis Chooses a Bride. A kind friend who helps those in need?

A kind friend helping those in need? He was kind and gentle, yet never appeared weak. Some Like to Shock.

Though Belle is a woman Jack can neither afford to keep nor dare to marry, he is willing to risk everything to find out. Samantha rated it it was ok Sep 15, I traded the book without having gotten very far in it and later regretted it.

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Overall, I was terribly disappointed with the story. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After juloa the back cover description, I was a little worried that this would be a lust-fest book, but I was pleasantly surprised. Notorious Lord, Compromised Miss. Lady With A Black Umbrella.

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There’s a lot of “telling” – page after page in each character’s head, but sometimes I’d like to see that for myself, and there wasn’t quite justisx of that.


A Kiss of Lies. One major problems I had with this book, however, is how it “tells” you rather than “shows” you how the characters are feeling. My only complaint is that the ending seemed a bit rushed and the tying up of loose ends seemed overly contrived. Not Always a Saint.

We appreciate your feedback. That caught my attention because I had no idea that authors were still putting rape in novels. Buy the eBook Price: Ccourtesan to Read saving…. The Ruin of a Rogue. After surviving Waterloo, Captain Jack Carrington returns home to take up his family duties and find himself a wife. A Kiss for Lady Mary. Or a mistress of sensual delights that tempt a man to madness? I’ve never read a regency novel.

The Courtesan by Julia Justiss

The ton was very unforgiving! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At the Duke’s Wedding. From plotting adventures for her first favorite heroine Nancy Drew she went on to write poetry in high school and college, then worked as a business journalist doing speeches, sales promotion material and newsletter articles. Annapolis hosted its own tea party, dispensing with the cargo aboard the “Peggy Stewart,” and was briefly capital of the United States.