Editorial Reviews. Review. “What drives this surprisingly deep novel are its revelations and Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. An Heir of Deception (The Elusive Lords Book 3) by [Kendall, Beverley. An Heir of Deception by Beverley Kendall Charlotte Rutherford has loved Alex Hastings from the moment she first saw him, when she was. An Heir of Deception is the third book in Beverley Kendall’s Elusive Lords series. While I don’t think it’s absolutely necessary to have read the.
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Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A man devastated by love After three years of carousing and debauchery, Alex Cartwright, heir to the Duke of Hastings, has put his life back in order. Having embraced sobriety for two years, he has no intention of revisiting the past or risking his heart again.
But the return of the very woman who introduced him to the darkest side of hell brings not only the painful, haun A man devastated by love After three years of carousing and debauchery, Alex Cartwright, heir to the Duke of Hastings, has put his life back in order. But the return of the very woman who introduced him to the darkest side of hell brings not only the painful, haunting memories of bittersweet love and abandonment, but the son he never knew he had A woman silenced by secrets Threatened by the revelation of a secret that could destroy her family’s place in society and forever tarnish a dukedom, Charlotte fled England on her wedding day five years ago.
Now, although it appears that secret is safe, when Alex discovers her other secret-their son-Charlotte has an altogether different battle ahead. She must now fight one love to hold onto the other-the man whose touch still makes her burn, for the child who is her very world. The Elusive Lords Book Paperbackpages. The Elusive Lords 3. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about An Heir of Deceptionplease sign up. Who was charlotte in the story?
An Heir of Deception
See 2 questions about An Heir of Deception…. Lists with This Book. If you love historical romance, you’ll love Beverley Kendall. An Heir of Deception was such an emotional read that Ot just couldn’t put it down. I felt so emotionally connected to the characters that I just had to get to their HEA. This was a highly anticipated read for me and it did not disappoint. This is not a lighthearted read. The emotions are strong, the conflict intense, and the love scenes steamy.
I recommend this book to anyone who loves stories where the angst is heavy, but the payoff a If you love historical romance, you’ll love Beverley Kendall. I recommend this book to anyone who loves stories where the angst is heavy, but the payoff and passion totally worth it.
I can say for the first time, that I actually felt stronger and more sympathetic for Alex our hero in the story. But all in all, I loved both Alex and Charlotte and felt their passion and love for each other leaping off the pages.
I’ve been a fan of Beverley Kendall’s writing, and have enjoyed all the bveerley books in this series.
I love all her characters, have rooted for all the couples, and I’m already excited for more in the future. It’s a great sign when people are already chomping at the bit for a story and HEA for secondary characters Catherine and Lucas. There are two strands to this story. Can he forgive her? Do they have a future? How to ensure the son’s legitimacy and inheritance issues. Then the mystery of who wanted to hurt her, separate them? And on the mystery front, th There are two strands to this story.
And on beferley mystery front, the revelation of the ‘villain’ was a real letdown for me. I prefer my villains well crafted and really evil. This turn of events was not only too incredulous but raises more questions than answers.
The race issue is also glossed over. If the h’s looks are so ‘safe’, then why even use this topic? And what’s Jillian’s role really? I’d hoped dsception more meat to her story and why did Mrs.
Foster look at the h’s son so closely? Jan 11, Lady Day rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story is a page-turner! It’s been a while since I’ve read a romance so emotionally charged. I suggest have a handkerchief available. Alex is an unforgettable character. The character reminds me that life does not always give us a reason to smile.
I grieved for him. Devastated becerley his runaway bride and wounded again decdption he found out about a son. Charlotte constricted by historical social mores. She had good reasons for disappearing. All the characters are well written and believable. The hook in the prologue captured my attention.
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I thought I knew the mystery aspect of the deception as the name implies. I allowed myself to be captivated by the storyline. I noticed mechanical mistakes such as grammar, editing ab modern words. Fortunately, the story overshadowed those errors. Kendlal secondary characters presented in the story. Reading as a stand-alone is okay. The bedroom door is wide open numerous times. You make it sound really good and worth che This sounds like he is a very interesting character and one you learn to care about as you read the story.
You make it sound really good and worth checking out! Apr yeir, Jackie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book has you riveted from beginning deceptuon end. The story of the broken hero who fights his way back from a broken heart to find that his love is as strong as ever plus some and a heroine who makes a bad choice for the right reasons. You live every heart and gut wrenching moment and find yourself cheering for both sides even against one decepption lol. It was so good I had to read it twice and even knowing what was coming the second time I was still surprised.
A good author writes a memorable book This book has you riveted from beginning to end. Decepfion good author writes a memorable book, a GREAT author writes an unforgettable book that lives in your memories for days, months and even years to come. An Heir of Deception This is one of the most anticipated bevedley, I really looking forward to this release.
I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of this book for over a year and I was really nervous that it wouldn’t live up to my expectations. I needn’t have worried because this book was so good, easily my favorite from this author. There was just so much angst and emotion that I just couldn’t put the book down.
Alex Cartwright is a man scorned. After being left at or altar five years ago by the woman he loved, he has been living in a self made hell. He was distraught and in pain and the only way he I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of this book for over a year and I was really nervous that it wouldn’t live up to my expectations. He was distraught and in pain and the only way he knew how to deal with everything was by drinking it all away.
After living in debauchery and drinking himself into a stupor for days on end he decided to turns his hekr around and has been living in sobriety for the past two years. Charlotte has been living in painful regret for the past five years.
Days before her wedding to Alex, Charlotte received a letter threatening to expose a family secret that could ruin not only her family and her, but could potentially tarnish the dukedom Alex is set to inherit. She leaves thinking that it will save everyone from the painful truth.
Now five years later, Charlotte has returned home thinking that her beloved sister has fallen ill and taken a turn for the beveeley. When she sees her sister alive and healthy she decides to explain her hasty actions and the secret that she’s been keeping from everyone. When she left she was pregnant with Alex’s child and she has kept it a secret from everyone. Now that she is home she plans to tell everyone the truth, including the reason why she fled in decepttion first place.
Though while explaining, While in the process of explaining Alex inadvertently walks in and spots Charlotte. All of the pain both have been suffering with for the past five years rushes up to the surface. Alex, not wanting to show he’s affected in the least decides to not even acknowledge Charlotte and leaves.
On his way out he spots a child crying in a carriage and goes to investigate. When he see the boy he can hardly believe his eyes.