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Sure he’s bought her childhood home when she was 15 and didn’t tell her but this is all sweet until The hero goes into modeling and the hero is convinced she is now whoring herself out to all of her admirers. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 31, Ria rated it it was amazing Shelves: The H kicks the h out. I don’t believe in the HEA. But when the h’s father remarried to the prerequisite evil Step Mother that the h did not get along with and who made the h’s father sell the h’s beloved country family home, the H tried to soothe the situation over.

I’m a proud person to, but draw the line at pretending to be a pseudo-prostitute. Sep 29, StMargarets rated it liked it Shelves: Classic brutal hero and heroine too proud to clear up misunderstandings.

Katy flinched at the unadulterated hatred that shone in his dark eyes. In the intervening years, she has allowed Jake and the rest of the world to believe she’s a big ho primarily thanks to a poster that hit Farrah-like fame and because she’s pretty and famous, so ho-dom must logically follow It certainly doesn’t feel romantic Greener Books Ltd Published: Ships with Tracking Number!

I usually enjoy Jacqueline Baird, but this book just didn’t work for me. But when she left the limelight and joined the family business, Jake was waiting for her, his possessive kiss Pleasure before business No teenage crush, Katy’s love for Jake Granton was as real as the searing heartbreak of his betrayal. I was a mature adult male, a staid banker, and I had the hots for a schoolgirl.

Dark Desiring / Dishonourable Proposal

But he can’t take his tart to meet his grandma, so he gives her a huge ring and calls it a fake rock for a fake woman and buys her a new wardrobe to convince his grandma that the two of them are engaged. I’m still not getting how being thought of as basically a prostitute is better than having them realize you have feelings that may not be reciprocated. When the h was 14 her mum died and the 26 yr old H was a good friend of her cheating father and delivered the news to the h at her boarding school.


It has the older, obnoxiously dominating alpha, the tender, virginal, school-girl heroine that just tries to fight back, but loves him too much to do so, the ridiculous situations that leave you shaking your head and it is just fun to read. Somehow they feel that admitting being hurt makes them look weak.

She’d have been long gone if it wasn’t for the fact that SHE finally lost her cool. Dishonourable Proposal by Jacqueline Baird. Linda rated it really liked it Aug 16, She stood up for herself occasionally, which is a nice change from most Old Skool heroines, but dishonourabe just made the times when she didn’t stand out more.

No teenage crush, Katy’s love for Jake Granton was as real as the searing heartbreak of his betrayal. He storms off in disgust and the h has herself a little mopey moment for nice girls forced to act like tarts in self defense and the futility of falling in love with a cheating nematode sewer slurper.

Disjonourable when he tries to kick her out does bakrd heroine finally, finally let him in on the truth. Loved that he remained celibate too, not just her.

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They don’t seem to care about the present hurt. Sign up to receive offers and updates: I am going to expunge the touch of your friend Claude from every pore of your body. So he let her go to live a little and then lost his mind in jealousy and celibacy was REALLY hard on him and his temper, when he thought she was making the rounds while he was languishing in self-denial.

Dishonourable Proposal Harlequin Presents. Showing best matches Show all copies. Instead of speaking to her, two years later he bids on a charity date, wins, and tries to rape her.

When that doesn’t work he buys out her dad and waits for the heroine to retire from modeling so he can blackmail her into being his mistress.

I was entertained by this one reading between the lines, it’s pretty obvious Jake’s actually after marriage, only he’s too busy calling Katy a whore, so I get why she wouldn’t see thatbut it was really hard to like either of the characters. He also kept in contact with the h while she was at school via postcards and eventually occasional visits.


He isn’t, he is the father of her BFF. Also, the reason for the h’s father’s estrangement from her mother was an absolute revelation. He also explains that the white Rolls and all the parading about in nightclubs were his attempts at courting her, cause he figured one of the reasons she dumped him is that he never took her out.

Dishonourable Proposal

It has the older, obnoxiously dominating alpha, the tender, virginal, school-girl 3. The h, who had walked into her home unexpectedly late one night and saw the H and her evil step-mother with their arms around each other and seeming to refer to a prior intimate moment, took off for France and art school instead, claiming she wanted to see the world.

Published April by Harlequin Presents first published February HP Hero’s don’t understand the difference between a mutually agreed upon enjoyable outing and the tart shaming parading of a skeevy pervy guy trying to flaunt his trophy piece mistress.

The only thing that sticks to my mind when i remember this book was the time when Jake thought Katy just came from her lover and he forced himself on her to expunge the smell of her lover. And in this case, it is fueled by the heroine’s willful misrepresentation of herself and her refusal to tell the hero why she broke it off with him the first time.

That one moment when she went cold and unresponsive I wanted that to last awhile. She is leaving all right, but he is going to get a piece of her mind and he can keep all the tart payment jewelry he gave to her as well.

Dishonourable Proposal by Jacqueline Baird

Dishonourable Proposal by Jacqueline Baird released on Mar 25, is available now for purchase. The book has been lovingly read and reread. Dishoourable a year romance collection. No, probably not, although I would have been happier to find it at the library. I really DO believe he stayed celibate from the moment he accepted his feelings for the heroine because he has some of those Italian honour ingrained in himself.