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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The two mothers were determined bftina see that she got what she wanted. Published September 1st by Bantam first published She wanted him to pretend to be her lover so that her mother would leave her alone.

She and her mother argued when Gabrielle told her that she had no interest in becoming a mistress as had the last four generations of women in her family. Betina Krahn Average rating: Nov 08, Nancy rated it did not like it Shelves: Pierce came by the next evening and was surprised to find that Gabby had told the truth about her home situation.

He then lectured her on the perils of her lifestyle of prostitution. Enjoyable but not too memorable. Return to Book Page. They stopped by to see the restaurant and ended up having dinner together.

She had to find her own way to get him past his fears. Quotes by Betina Krahn. His friends mentioned that Pierce lived with his mother and he was a product of an unhappy marriage. Books by Betina Krahn. She recognized his cynicism toward marriage from his view of his parents relationship. She didn’t want to pretend that she was okay with only as much of a man as he was willing to give.


I really didn’t like the chemistry between the main characters.

It was a cute and funny read. Gabby decided not to tell Pierce that she had met Gladstone again.

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Jan 18, Hildy Peterson rated it liked it Shelves: Pierce allowed her to leave with the promise that he would come to her home the next evening to meet her mother. She would have been watched by other men in the garden and his reputation would have been ruined by the scandal.

Lists with This Book. Apr 04, Briana rated tbe really liked it Shelves: Pierce was surprised to find himself taken to Gabby’s rooms and being told that they were not allowed to be seen in public together. I was going to give this book 5 stars, but then about halfway through it turned psrfect more of a romance, with the genre driving the characters and the plot, rather than the characters driving the story.

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The Perfect Mistress (Mistress, #2) by Betina Krahn

He got drunk and went home to tell his mother that she should be happy that he was getting married, to his mistress. Three days later they were wed.

They went back home and made love. He brought her a rosebush and they finally got out of her room by going into the garden to plant it. She understood all too clearly that it took more courage to stay and face him vetina the unknown, unexplored part of her than it took to leave.


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It was affecting him politically too for the scandal involved. Challenge Jan hhe, Krahn arranges for Gabrielle to be manipulated into behaving as a Perfect Wife, and as a Perfect Mistress – in both cases against her natural inclination – which robs her of any real character. It just didn’t work for me Personally I although thought the girl a bit stupid and the man a bit too shallow.

She falls in with a handsome devil whose widowed mother withholds love and loudly disapproves of him. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Taylor rated it liked it Feb 04, Lucy Smith rated it really liked it Mar 20, The Wife Test Brides of Virtue, 1 3.

A lady meets a silent monk and falls in love [s] 12 Apr 28, The illegitimate daughter of a duke and his mistress of 20 years is determined to find a husband and have a quiet, peaceful, respectable life. Rosalind arrived in Sussex to make sure that Gabby was okay.

They got carried away kissing after they had planted the rosebush. I found this book highly entertaining and unpredictable as well as being very well written.

For Gabrielle, there is only one way out of the life her mother has planned for her — she must become the virginal “mistress” of London’s most notorious rake. She gave up everything for him and was the perfect mistress.