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  1. Jenny Q Jenny Q says:

    I loved Bess Greenfield s historical romance debut,


  2. Cathleen Cathleen says:

    The title comes truethan once It was frustrating that the heroine didn t learn from her mistakes This story is heavy on sexuality, be it innuendo, rape, or consensual sex It left me feeling gross.The setting was neat The ending ended in an odd spot for me but promised happiness.Mature content


  3. Angela Withrow TheArdentReader Angela Withrow TheArdentReader says:

    4.8 stars I received a copy of this novel in exchange for my honest review Claudine is on her own and must fend for herself Through no fault of her own, she has to run She has no choice in the matter and must now take care of herself She had no idea how hard life actually was with no money and no one to protect her She learns pretty quickly that she has no one to lean on besides herself.Leonardo is a ghost from her past Why, now Why, after all these years, has he shown up again And wh 4.8 stars I received a copy of this novel in exchange for my honest review Claudine is on her own and must fend for herself Through no fault of her own, she has to run She has no choice in the matter and must now take care of herself She had no idea how hard life actually was with no money and no one to protect her She learns pretty quickly that she has no one to lean on besides herself.Leonardo is a ghost from her past Why, now Why, after all these years, has he shown up again And why does he not even recognize her Why did he disappear so long ago and what terrible things has he been doing There must be a good reason why he left, but she can t think of any reason good enough for him to abandon his family and his education Well, she will take what she can get and a new life in America sounds good right now Leo has made himself over as a businessman and he needs acts for his new show.The adventure that ensues is a wonderful romp through the hells of the Cabaret and the upper class who love to indulge You never know who to trust, until you are sure you can t Claudine finds out pretty quickly, that no one is trustworthy, except maybe Leo, and even then she is not sure She can t trust him with her real identity He knows her parents very well.This author is new to me, but I have an appreciation for great writing Her characters have spunk and vivacity that is welcome The fact that she writes of the lower classes is a draw as well I always like to delve into what things were really like back then for every class, not just the upper class.Claudine is the type of Heroine that we all wish we were Strong to a point but not overly so A softer side shows through as well Leonardo is a man s man Tough and handsome, able to live his life in any way he sees fit until he falls for a beautiful singer Then he becomes instantly protective Not a bad thing in my book.The wit the characters show tells me that they are real people.The villains and there are a few, are very unlikeable One or 2 of them, I would have loved to kick, really hard where it matters LOLThe end was a little abrupt, I wanted to know what happened to a couple of the other characters, but maybe the writer will tell their story in another book


  4. April April says:

    Previously titled Instant Sensation Book 2 in the Valencourt series, but can be read as a stand alone A new author to me A turn of the 20th century Paris and New York tale and what a tale Witty dialog, intrigue, passion, the Cabaret, the lower classes, the upper classes who love to indulge, trust, betrayal, secrets, finding love and romance, makes this an intriguing tale A unique tale with many facets of life, people and love The heroine was very unsure of herself, in the beginning but by Previously titled Instant Sensation Book 2 in the Valencourt series, but can be read as a stand alone A new author to me A turn of the 20th century Paris and New York tale and what a tale Witty dialog, intrigue, passion, the Cabaret, the lower classes, the upper classes who love to indulge, trust, betrayal, secrets, finding love and romance, makes this an intriguing tale A unique tale with many facets of life, people and love The heroine was very unsure of herself, in the beginning but by the end of the story had found her place The hero had been terribly wronged in the past which led him down a different path in life.The cast of characters are realistic, believable, endearing and engaging There arethan one villains in this tale, which is unique in itself.You will smile, frown and cry as you learn the details of the past of these intriguing characters Oh, then there are the times you want to kick butt as well Intriguing and intriguing I hope fans of Ms Greenfield learnon some of the characters including the villains in later stories The ending was a but abrupt, ending very quickly, but still gave the reader a satisfying ending Fans of 20th century history, the Cabaret, Paris, and New York will enjoy Rescued by the Rake Well done A satisfying and enjoyable read Received for an honest review from the author Cross posted on My Book Addiction Reviews Rating 4Heat rating MildReviewed by AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More


  5. Jackie Jackie says:

    Claudine fears she has shamed her parents That is why she finds herself performing in a shady dance hall That is when Leo sees her Unbeknownst to him he knows her Claudine fears he will go to her parents, but when she realizes he has no clue who she is and offers her a job in America she jumps at it While on the journey to America, Leo begins to see Claudine asthan just an employee As they grow closer and their relationship changes can Leo accept her deception and help her or will it Claudine fears she has shamed her parents That is why she finds herself performing in a shady dance hall That is when Leo sees her Unbeknownst to him he knows her Claudine fears he will go to her parents, but when she realizes he has no clue who she is and offers her a job in America she jumps at it While on the journey to America, Leo begins to see Claudine asthan just an employee As they grow closer and their relationship changes can Leo accept her deception and help her or will it all fall apart due to stubbornness This was quite the entertaining book I liked that it spanned the ocean and brought the culture of the times and two different cities into light It was also nice seeing Leo and Claudine s relationship grow and change I also liked the elements of the seedier parts of life in that time shown a light on Bess Greenfield managed to weave a wonderful story that brought history to life and sprinkled it with romance Overall, if you are a historical romance fan you will highly enjoy this book with its interesting characters set in a fantastic background


  6. Dbr Dbr says:

    Just like in her first novel, Greenfield s writing is sharp, witty, and vivid Again her depictions are detailed and faithful to the time period this time turn of 20th century Paris and New York The main character couldn t beof a change, though Instead of a headstrong, tempestuous heroine like in The Count s Last Mistress, Claudine in Instant Sensation is thoughtful and unsure so muchlike me It is all thesatisfying to watch her grow into her own skin and sexuality with Just like in her first novel, Greenfield s writing is sharp, witty, and vivid Again her depictions are detailed and faithful to the time period this time turn of 20th century Paris and New York The main character couldn t beof a change, though Instead of a headstrong, tempestuous heroine like in The Count s Last Mistress, Claudine in Instant Sensation is thoughtful and unsure so muchlike me It is all thesatisfying to watch her grow into her own skin and sexuality with the love, support, and romantic attentions what attention of Leonardo Thanks to the author for such a fun, steamy read


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  • Kindle Edition
  • 254 pages
  • Rescued by the Rake
  • Bess Greenfield
  • English
  • 19 September 2018

About the Author: Bess Greenfield

Originally from Pittsburgh, Bess Greenfield graduated from Cornell University and University of Pittsburgh School of Law After a succession of jobs cocktail waitress, receptionist, journalist, lawyer , she finally came to the realization that her true calling was writing historical romance A lifelong fan of romance novels, she began compiling material by traveling extensively and independently in her early twenties Looking back on her many narrow escapes from Rescued by PDF/EPUB ² precarious situations, she marvels that she s still alive But she has plenty of material Now she saves her bold adventures for her heroines and hopes her three children will havecommon sense When she s not immersed in her imagination and history, she can often be found reading or hiking in one of Colorado s many mountains with her husband and the children after some serious coaxing Sometimes she even takes along her chocolate labrador, Houdini, who needs no coaxing at all.