Spring Of Scoundrels Week 6

Book: Scoundrel Of My Heart


Before I begin:

๐Ÿค” a story about a 2nd sonโ€ฆLady Kathryn needs to marry someone titledโ€ฆ Iโ€™m sure that’s not abnormal for the timeโ€ฆ ๐Ÿคจ Read Lorraine Heath before, excited for more ๐Ÿ˜

Chapter 6

Fast enjoyable read ๐Ÿ˜ Relatively light but touches on Griffโ€™s POV as a 2nd son ๐Ÿค”

  • Read this yesterday as part of the historical romance readathon ๐Ÿ˜ but broke up my notes according to the chapter break downs ๐Ÿ˜‰ Fun we meet Kingsland early ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ Letters sound like collage personal statements ๐Ÿคฃ Like Kathrynโ€™s boldness โœŠ๐Ÿฝ Frenemies ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ descriptor ๐Ÿค— || Didnโ€™t get the Day of the Duchess vibes until ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿผ||

Chapter 11

Interesting developments ๐Ÿค” Kathryn won Kingslandโ€™s letter writing contest (without entering), Griffโ€™s family scandalized ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Griff starting to collect on debts ๐Ÿ’ธ Kingsland-Kathryn spending time together (๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ fireworks ๐ŸŽ†) ๐Ÿง Sure Kathryn will get her cottage by marrying Griff ๐Ÿ˜ and Griff will open the fair and spareโ€™s club but how will it happen?!

  • Lost my spot on the thread ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

Chapter 14

3rd act conflict ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Kathryn captured and Griff kicks a** ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ Griff injured ๐Ÿค• ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Caretaking ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ Got a little ๐Ÿ˜ at an oceanside cottage ๐Ÿ˜ Hits major insecurities by ๐Ÿคš๐Ÿฝ then leaving ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

  • Visits Fair and Spare ๐Ÿ˜ 11 months later ๐Ÿค” I like the action sequences ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Wilheimina is a good character ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ I say we can count Kathryn being taken from the carriage as a kidnapping* ๐Ÿ˜โœŒ๐Ÿฝ The dukeโ€™s finally back ๐Ÿ˜Š Kathryn is a woman ahead of her time โœŠ๐Ÿฝ
  • Griff wrestling ๐Ÿคผโ€โ™€๏ธ every member applicant ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‡ tall about a show of masculinity ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜‡ Is Althea the Francesca-like character? Fair & Spare is a great club ๐Ÿ˜Š Marcus and Althea?! Please correct me if Iโ€™m mistaken ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

Chapter 19

Griff leaves and Kathryn ๐Ÿฅฒ Dinner party ๐ŸŽŠ Griff tells Kingsland of will ๐Ÿ’’ Griff continues to help from the background ๐Ÿ˜ End section with Kathryn going to see Griff ๐Ÿ˜

End of book ๐Ÿ“–

No sex scene until Chapter 20. One night only ๐Ÿคฌ I understand both their POVs, Griff wants Kathryn to get her cottage while Kathryn wants Griff ๐Ÿค” โœŠ๐Ÿฝ Katherynโ€™s proposal ๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿผ Epilogue atypical ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ and a sweet glimpse of their family ๐Ÿฅฐ

Summary: Kathryn is stipulated the inheritance of a cottage in exchange for marrying a peer ๐Ÿค” but Griff is a 2nd son ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

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Filipino-American ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Stroke survivor ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ @preciousmoments1128 UC Berkeley alum UNH alum RN @preciousmoments1128 โค๏ธ HR ๐ŸŽง audio listener! ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿฆฝ

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