By Johanna Lindsey. Oddly enough, Ophelia Reid had strived for that distinction, on both counts. It was her bane to be so beautiful that people behaved like utter fools around her. Ophelia stopped at the top of the grand staircase. Others appeared confused and were talking excitedly.

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Loved it! A classic romance that draws the reader in and sweeps you off your feet and carries you off to another world while you are reading it. One of those books you are kind of sad to reach the end of because you were enjoying it so much. Ophelia Reid is an extremely beautiful woman. But she is also cranky, surly and self-centred. She appears to be a rumourmonger and is, by her own admission, impatient, tells lies when it suits her and Johanna Lindsey was one of the world's most successful romance authors.

She has written over 30 books, of which 54 million copies are in print and have been translated into 12 languages. Lindsey was born with the name Johanna Helen Howard on March 10, As a young wife and mother, Lindsey became a great fan of romance novels and wrote her first book, Captive Bride in , on a whim when she was Lindsey had found a romance formula that worked.

Take any setting past or present, introduce a rascally rakish male and a romantic heroine, let their hearts ignite with passion, lust, and love. She has loyal fans reading "Glorious Angel" and "Gentle Rogue" and legions of devotees buying her Malory family series.

The Devil who Tamed Her. Johanna Lindsey. Ophelia Reid has a reputation for being difficult. She purposely ruins her arranged engagement to Duncan MacTavish because she wants to make her own choices. Raphael Locke, who is disinterested in marriage, decides to show her the errors of her ways. He introduces the new Ophelia to London society and the marriage proposals start pouring in.

Only then does Rafe realize that he has fallen for Ophelia himself.


The Devil Who Tamed Her

The story takes up at the same house party that Rafe and Ophelia met and to my way of thinking Ophelia's eighth birthday party is one. I read the last few chapters twice and cried both times. Didn't think there was a chance that Johanna Lindsey would be able to redeem Ophelia into a heroine that I would care for after her stunts in "The Heir" but I'm thrilled to be shown differently. We use cookies to ensure the best user experience at FictionDB. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our use of cookies per our User Agreement. Published: Jun Hardcover Apr Paperback.


The Heir / The Devil Who Tamed Her

Ophelia Reid is an incomparable beauty with an incorrigible nature. Having purposefully wrecked her carefully arranged marriage to an utterly suitable marquis, she flees to London, determined to choose her own wealthy husband. On the journey there, she meets Raphael Locke, the most desired young lord in England. Raphael is determined to prove to his friends that Ophelia is more than just a vacuous beauty and whisks her off to his country estate. But as the days pass, and Ophelia's true nature emerges, Raphael finds himself growing more and more attracted to her.

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