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Provoked (Enlightenment, #1) This Is A Second Edition Of A Book Previously Published By Samhain Publishing.Tormented By His Forbidden Desires For Other Men And The Painful Memories Of The Childhood Friend He Once Loved, Lawyer David Lauriston Tries To Maintain A Celibate Existence While He Forges His Reputation In Edinburgh S Privileged Legal World But Then, Into His Repressed And Orderly Life, Bursts Lord Murdo Balfour Cynical, Hedonistic And Utterly Unapologetic, Murdo Could Not Be Less Like David And As Appalled As David Is By Murdo S Unrepentant Self Interest, He Cannot Resist The Man S Sway Murdo Tempts And Provokes David In Equal Measure, Forcing Him To Acknowledge His Physical Desires But Murdo Is Not The Only Man Distracting David From His Work Euan MacLennan, The Brother Of A Convicted Radical David Once Represented, Approaches David To Beg Him For Help Euan Is Searching For The Government Agent Who Sent His Brother To Australia On A Convict Ship, And Other Radicals To The Gallows Despite Knowing It May Damage His Career, David Cannot Turn Euan Away As Their Search Progresses, It Begins To Look As Though The Trail May Lead To None Other Than Lord Murdo Balfour, And David Has To Wonder Whether It S Possible Murdo Could Be Than He Seems Is He Really Just A Bored Aristocrat, Amusing Himself At David S Expense, Or Could He Be The Agent Provocateur Responsible For The Fate Of Peter MacLennan And The Other Radicals


10 thoughts on “Provoked (Enlightenment, #1)

  1. says:

    Now FREE at all major retailers ebook , 6 8 17 4.5 stars To be honest, I was nervous about this series.I always feel really hesitant to start a series that is so universally beloved For one, I never like to hate what other people like, though it happens often I like to see the magic that other people see, and I always feel like I m missing something critical when I don t In addition, I feel this weird pressure about reading a very popular, very adored book, something I don t feel when Now FREE at all major retailers ebook , 6 8 17 4.5...


  2. says:

    Confession time I m writing this review after having already read book 2 in the series I usually NEVER do this I usually write a review immediately after reading a book and definitely before reading another one and forbid myself before reading another one in the series But I just couldn t stop reading And honestly it makes a difference.I really enjoyed Provoked I say it over and over again I don t read Historicals And then I always get a raving recommendation from someone in this case, K Confession time I m writing this review after having already read book 2 in the series I usually NEVER do this I usually write a review immediately after reading a book and definitely before reading another one and forbid myself before reading another one in the series But I just couldn t stop reading And honestly it makes a difference.I really enjoyed Provoked I say it over and over again I don t read Historicals And then I always get a raving recommendation from someone in this case, KJ Charles and I feel I must I begrudgingly, kicking and screaming, open up said Historical and I, 4 times out of 5, fall in love shhh don t tell anyone apparently I love Historicals Provoked feels dark to me I don t think it s the intention It s reallythe period and how unacceptable it was, and dangerous no less, to be gay Men often loathed themselves for being unnatural and reduced themselves to seedy encounters in dark alleys This just makes me feel sad And I ...


  3. says:

    Written March 21, 20144 1 2 Huge Stars a charming, well written super romantic genuine historical romance just stunning goodBook 1I LOVE this traditional old historical romances genre though here with men who loves men Speechless, overwhelmed, devastated and so surprised I couldn t imagine that this HR book would be that good I would like to write a stunnig and loving tribute review about this fantastic romance.but you better read it instead I dried my tears and here we golWritten March 21, 20144 1 2 Huge Stars a charming, well written super romantic genuine historical romance just stunning goodBook 1I LOVE this traditional old historical romances genre though here with men who loves men Speechless, overwhelmed, devastated and so surprised I couldn t imagine that this HR book would be that good I would like to write a stunnig and loving tribute review about this fantastic romance.but you better read it instead I dried my tears and here we goEdinburgh, Scotland 1820 Provoked is the story of the former peasant boy David Lauriston who moved to Edinburgh and studied law He is now a, twenty five years old, unestablished poorly paid lawyer advocate who just lost one ...


  4. says:

    irritating.occasionally melodramatic dialogue, crushingly boring prose, and unsympathetic characters hurt my face.what a frustrating experience i find few thingstedious than a whining, puritanical mungbucket denying himself the pleasures of the flesh.murdo s dialogue was all over the place sometimes making him sound like a spiteful brat instead of a coolly sardonic peer of the bloody realm.the ending was completely ineffective, and the proseeverything is dutifully described in enervatin irritating.occasionally melodramatic dialogue, crushingly boring prose, and unsympathetic characters hurt my face.what a frustrating experience i find few thingstedious than a whining, puritanical mungbucket denying himself the pleasures of the flesh.murdo s dialogue was all over the place sometimes making him sound like a spiteful brat instead of a coolly sardonic peer of the bloody realm.the ending was completely ineffective, and the proseeverything is dutifully described in enervating language of such unbelievable dullity i could hardly stand it.it was wasteful writing long stretches of quelling details about how a person lights a candle or whether the footman heard them fucking it was pedantic recitation dead words that were not plot, or insight, or romance.srrssly oh, and the fucking hot unusually hot but all of a page, once, plus a bit of alleyway cocksucking, bec...


  5. says:

    I picked this book up as part of my own Personal Historical Month Challenge Straight up historical romance without any element of paranormal has never been a favorite genre of mine either male male or male female Provoked was recommended by a friend, MandyM, and since she loved historical romance, I trusted her judgment.Initially, I had issues what can I say, my brain seemed to start doing mental blocking when I read historical I was moaning and ready to bitching about the sense of ol I picked this book up as part of my own Personal Historical Month Challenge Straight up historical romance without any element of paranormal has never been a favorite genre of mine either male male or male female Provoked was recommended by a friend, MandyM, and since she loved historical romance, I trusted her judgment.Initially, I had issues what can I say, my brain seemed to start doing mental blocking when I read historical I was moaning and ready to bitching about the sense of old language one of reasons why I don t like historical I was worried that I would get confused with all the period terms used But this was a challenge, I must powered through And I am so glad that I did.Because WOW This book is really good I was charmed with the great writing, sense of place, SEXUAL TENSION and the characters, especially David There was a kind of Harlequin esqe feeling of it as well, with Balfour as ...


  6. says:

    Damn these MM Historical books They have now permanently crawled their way into my heart.All the books that i have read in this genre i have done so in one sitting When i start i never want to stop until i am doneYes, I hate what I am at times, but at least I accept myself enough to realise that I can t lie my way through life, pretending to prefer women when I don t David you can t help but root for him I adored the pretty guy.Murdo You either love him or hate, i ended up loving him Damn these MM Historical books They have now permanently crawled their way into my heart.All the books that i have read in this genre i have done so in one sitting When i start i never want to stop until i am doneYes, I hate what I am at times, but at least I accept myself enough to realise that I c...


  7. says:

    4.5 Stars Consider me hooked and better brace yourself I have no friggin clue why I always hesitated to read m m historicals, but from now on you might get tired of me indulging myself in the regency worldoften Oh, and as for Murdo of course he gained a new proud member to his fan club He and David have a chemistry that knocked my socks off Next time please warn a girl, okay This book should come with a don t read this at the office sign, especially not when y 4.5 Stars Consider me hooked and better brace yourself I have no friggin clue why I always hesitated to read m m historicals, but from now on you might get tired of me indulging myself in the regency worldoften Oh, and as for Murdo of course he gained a new proud member to his fan club He and David have a chemistry that knocked my socks off Next time please warn a girl, okay This book should come with a don t read this at the office sign, especially not w...


  8. says:

    4.5 Stars Thank you, Ariana, for taking me out of my dark hole with this recomm.This was a fine read.


  9. says:

    Review Provoked This is the first book in a trilogy about David Lauriston, a young lawyer from a humble background and Murdo Balfour, an anglified Scottish peer David is idealistic and honourable and sees his weakness for men as a sin Balfour is self assured, domineering and carnal He indulges his urges without guilt and it does not even occur to him not to marry an...


  10. says:

    Excellent Great atmosphere, cracking sexual tension, intriguing plotting, likeable but very human characters The Scottish Enlightenment setting seemed like it might be dour, ditto the massive internalized homophobia ...