England’s most valiant knights paid court to wealthy Liana Neville, but only the infamous warrior Rogan Peregrine made no secret of his powerful desires. THE TAMING. England most valiant knights paid court to Wealthy Liana Neville, but only the infamous Warrior Rogan Peregrine made no secret of his powerful. The Taming by Jude Deveraux – England’s most valiant knights paid court to wealthy Liana Neville, but only the infamous warrior Rogan Peregrine made no.

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Books by Jude Deveraux. Liana Neville is a super-rich heiress who runs her dad’s household like a dream. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Taming The first time Liana saw Rogan, she was immensely attracted to the rude and insufferable man. I had to take a few days to think about how Devreaux felt about the book before I rated or reviewed it.

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The story did have an interesting twist or two and I was happy to follow along, and the then. Following the publication of her first novel, she resigned her teaching position. Boldly the delicate beauty gave him her hand — and Britain’s richest dower. She has many to choose from but she falls in love with a bitter but proud warrior.

But Rogan can’t help but be a dickhead to all and sundry. For all the complainers out there who hate it when historical romances, medievals jde particular, gloss over the ripe aromas and body hygiene of the time, this is the book for you!

The Taming Jude Deveraux Snippet view – It just seemed to go kude and on and on to me. It remains a favorite and I will continue to break it out and read it when I want something to make me laugh.

I haven’t had good luck with Lindsey, and I’m beginning to think that Deveraux’s stuff is in the same vein. As she whistles while she works, she heeds her serving woman’s advice to take all the abusive shit that comes her way and bow her head, because husbands like doormats for wives.


At least, until you start wondering why you’re even still reading it. You should know well enough to back the hell off. Secondly, I know you are capable and all, yes yes I know, you are very good.

Yet he was bound to a bitter feud: The Peregrines had their family wealth and home stolen from them when their father’s second wife. Liana is a heiress running her father’s castle, until her new step-mother decides she wants control so she harps at her lazy husband to marry Liana off. To ask other readers questions about The Tamingplease sign up.

Liana was awesome, smart, fair with radical notions of cleanliness, education and keeping her subjects feed. Baseline for most books I read, they are neither good nor bad, judr are simply a light fun read. Like so many of Johanna Lindsey’s early books, Deveraux has the hero and heroine ping pong between rage and love over the course of a couple sentences or paragraphs. He married the heroine for her money, took her virginity in a rather indelicate manner and treated her like garbarge he was bringing with him only until he found a garbage can, if he ever cared about public hygiene.

Rogan was dirty and abusive, which, ok, men supposedly were during this time period, but he was also quite childish. Okay, I admit the hero was a jerk but I loved this book.

Liana finds his honesty refreshing.

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Answering her heart, she picked him for her husband. Rogan isn’t your usual knight in shining armour or brawny highlander who is gentle and loving toward his wife. Oh, and every man in the mude is very two dimensional, they all have one trait. There were several lose ends that just remained out there blowing in the wind and they weren’t resolved. This book was painful to complete and, truly, I am very surprised I didn’t just put it down.


Liana has countless men parading before her, giving her compliments all in the name of her great wealth. I have no clue what there is in this book that made me laugh and smile so much but I did. There was no reason for Liana to like Rogan except his hard body and looks. She was honored with a Romantic Times Pioneer Award in for her distinguished career.

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No woman, wants to share the household. I should hate him but it’s written in such a way that I could only laugh. Feb 19, Dina marked it as to-avoid Shelves: More books from this author: I mean, most of the romance novels have alpha edveraux and they all pretty much act the same with minor variations.

Jude has also stepped outside her milieu, with mixed results. She doesn’t want to marry anyone, but her stepmother forces her hand and she picks some random bloke who abused her in the forest.

I am sure your happily ever after would invoke some hopes in some females’ hearts but, not mine, not mine. Devraux Neville is wealthy and much sought after. He takes her to his castle and forgets about her jued he goes on with his life the way From Fani Ami: England’s most valiant knights paid court to wealthy Liana Neville, but only the infamous warrior Rogan Peregrine made no secret of his powerful desires.