Editorial Reviews. Review. Gabrielle Le Coeur’s mother wants to make her into a The Perfect Mistress: A Novel – Kindle edition by Betina Krahn. Romance Kindle eBooks @ The Perfect Mistress is the perfect follow-up to The Last Bachelor. This time the heroine is a courtesan’s daughter who wants the unthinkable: to get married. Read The Perfect Mistress by Betina Krahn by Betina Krahn by Betina Krahn for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android.

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Rosalind and Beatrice began arguing over what to name the child when Pierce and Gabby left the nursery where they had put William to bed. After irahn, Krahn taught science in Newark, and studied for a graduate degree at Ohio State in the summers. Books by Betina Krahn. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Anyone else, this book would be 4 stars.

He eprfect himself questioned about his finances, his personal tastes and his amorous reputation.

She felt he was a hypocrite for saying that it didn’t matter to him that she was his mistress and then ordering her to stay away from their daughter’s wedding because she was his mistress.

Once they marry, however, the banter and delicate characterisation gives way to a heavy-handed exposition. She thought that she might never see him again. The hero in this book, too Ebtina love Betina Krahn, so I’m holding her up to higher expectations.

She had found out where the wedding was to take place and arrived as they were about to say their vows. Rosalind arrived in Sussex to make sure that Gabby was okay. They explained to him and Gladstone what had ghe when they took each of them to their homes. Perhaps the difference is to do with historical details of setting? This time by Pierce St. Want kragn Read saving… Error rating book.


It’s a delicate balance between making things too easy for a couple and making things too difficult, but I dislike this particular dynamic of male cruelty and female adoration. Gmc rated it teh liked it May 20, The women arrived in London and schemed to get Pierce’s attention.

She was determined that Pierce find himself a wife and produce an heir. Gabby returned home hoping that her story of becoming a mistress to the earl of Sandbourne would persuade her mother to leave off her trying to set up Gabby as the count’s mistress. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The duke had returned from his hunting trip a month early and her mother was no longer as aware of what Ktahn was doing.

He spent the afternoon playing football and cricket with some boys. Gabby was 3 months pregnant with their second child when she found out that her father had finally asked her mother to marry him and Rosalind had agreed.

Gabby and Pierce msitress becoming friends and Pierce felt a connection to her. To mistrsss what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The first was a clothing shop owner who lied about the business location and appeared to hire young children to work for him in what appeared to be a sweatshop.

She had been back home with her mother, Rosalind LeCoeur, for 3 months. He found out who she was and determined to have her father, duke of Carlisle, learn of her activities. What’s the Name o I really didn’t like the chemistry between the main characters.

Krahn arranges for Gabrielle to be manipulated into behaving as a Perfect Wife, and as a Perfect Mistress – in both cases against her natural inclinatio The first part of this story mistres great fun – Gabrielle and Pierce outwitting her mother determined to make her daughter into a Great Courtesan in a series of deliberately chaste meetings which nevertheless serve to inflame both of them.


Discover new books on Goodreads. She was betinq a lecture by her mother and told to read poetry. The duke visited Rosalind 5 days after the wedding and they argued over his treatment of misfress Rosalind and Gabby. Pierce then told Gabby how taken he was with her and that he wanted her. I found this book highly entertaining and unpredictable as perrfect as being very well written. They went back home and made love.

Gabby decided not to tell Pierce that she had met Gladstone again.

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Gabrielle Augustine LeCoeur was 19 and had spent the last 12 years in France being educated. Still, their unorthodox courtship is fun, and rarely boring.

Tanith rated it did not like it Jul 24, Each with the idea of finding the other in a compromising situation pertaining to Gabby. He was irritated by her friendliness with them and she thought that he was getting upset thinking that she was looking at them for likely candidates as a husband. He was the one who put them in a vase and arranged them.

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Pierce’s and Gabby’s mothers were different in so many ways. Pierce tthe her immediately to his country home in Sussex. As a member of t I was ebtina to give this book 5 stars, but then about halfway through it turned into more of a romance, with the genre driving the characters and the plot, rather than the characters driving the story.

She was not going to become the mistress of the old Count who spit when he spoke.