Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Madeline Hunter and Her Novels “Hunter seamlessly marries seductive wit with smoldering sensuality.”—Booklist “Smooth . I recently read The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne by Madeline Hunter. I’ve read quite a few of Madeline Hunter’s books, and generally at least. A woman defies expectations—including those of an arrogant earl—in the first regency romance in New York Times bestselling author Madeline.

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And I found even then that I would have liked to smack the Miss Fairbourne a few times for her stupidness. She describes every piece with the notorious detail that gives the reader the sensation that we are actually surrdnder, feeling and seeing.

The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne (Fairbourne Quartet, book 1) by Madeline Hunter

He had spoken as if he had even worse ones on the list, and thought limiting it to these had been an example of discretion. I had the literary version of that experience with Ms.

Maybe its just that I dont like bossy males too much lol But, the side characters are funny and Im looking forward for the next ones. That was certainly true.

Jul 03, Keri rated it liked it Shelves: He fairblurne never used it on her before. The Sins of Lord Easterbrook. Because there’s no battle. It’s All About the Duke. Our births and stations are not dissimilar. A note about Steamy: But it is good enough. In short, you are on the shelf for a reason; several, in fact.

Darius wants her to sell it. Madeline Hunter 2 stars Reviewed by: The “hero” also annoyed me. But I have never been so completely bored when reading when of her books. Darius, on the other hand, is full of win. Emma Fairbourne did not appear the least embarrassed to be greeting him, finally. If the Duke Demands. Emma is sure Robert is alive and is adamant the auction house be tairbourne running until Robert returns to take its reins.


He found himself noticing things in detail that his perceptions had absorbed in only a fleeting way before. How to write a great review. I am not accustomed to being cut by someone who is honored, Miss Fairbourne. I fear, however, that your calculations fairbohrne in error on one major point, and that your willingness to sacrifice yourself will be much compromised once I explain it, since it is the only point that you see in my favor. Predictable plotline since you are almost percent sure how the story is going to end up but still an entertaining read.

Other books in the series. He yhe a very handsome man, however. From the way Nightingale had stormed out of this chamber, one gathered she had already enjoyed one good row with a man today and now was spoiling for another. Emma, who has had very little experience with men, finds Darius difficult to resist and soon their relationship is about both the fate of the auction house and whether or not the two will become lovers.

Of course, this difference in opinion over the future misd the business causes Emma and Southwaite to butt heads. Sep 05, Emanuellen Trizi rated it liked it. This book is loaded with suspense, humor, drama and sizzle and will keep readers glued to this book. She did not have to stand alone in that embrace, or be strong. When I sit down and read a book if you can make me laugh cry, chuckle and few times Misw have enjoyed the read I don’t even mind if the book is somewhat slow going in the beginning as long as it picks up but, I found that none of what I was looking for in a book happen here for me.


How to Marry a Marquess. Be the first to fairnourne a question about The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne. Nightingale had always struck her as a walking fashion plate.

The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne by Madeline Hunter

The class distinctions between Darius, an earl, and Emma, a woman from a family in trade, are portrayed credibly. This was the platform for the majority of the class angst and pretty well-played out, I think. I Dared the Duke.

I could sense the two were attracted to one another, but their attraction lacked power and conviction. Hunter uses vague, almost ambiguous language in her love scenes.

He held up one hand, to stop her. This auction was just sitting here, almost all prepared and ready to go. She’d have been much better off treating him with enough respect to simply oppose him outright and then give them a basis for working out what it is going to mean from there.

A Duke fairoburne the Night. Everything about him was calculated, and too smooth, too polished and too practiced. Books by Madeline Hunter. Pretty soon though things heat up in the bedroom as well.

When I picked out this book I was like something different and looks to be wrought with adventure and cloak and dagger stuff.

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Perhaps I have been too subtle in communicating my interest. So it’s not only stupidly sentimental, it’s also foolhardy on a level that comes dangerously close to too stupid to live. If I Only Had a Duke. To ask other readers questions about Thhe Surrender of Miss Fairbourneplease sign up.