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The heroine, Maddy, was young, refreshing, willful, and too honest. The hero, Logan, had a rough and abusive early life and as a result was a bully to protect his heart. Maddy’s family was arranging her marriage to an old fart, Lord Clifton, and she was fighting it tooth and nail. She wanted to experience life and freedom, something her parents would never allow as they poque her away in a boarding school.
While at school she sees a picture of the actor Logan Scott, finds him dashing, and decides she will ruin her reputation with him so she can live her life the way she wants, disposing of the smelly, old fiancee. She shows up at Logan’s theater, disrupts a rehearsal, and announces she wants him to relieve her of her virginity. He is an ass to her, yells at her, tells her to get lost and he isn’t interested. She is not his type- too young, too innocent, and too sheltered from the wickedness of life, as well as, a threat to his stone heart as it turns out.
She isn’t discouraged, she gets klyepas job at his theater, hired by his co-manager liea fires Maddy the liaa he sees her again and she refuses the terminationand she plans her seduction. What I loved about Maddy was that she was never manipulative with her plan and conquers Logan with her sweet care for him.
There is definitely a lot of sexual tension between the characters and sexual frustration on Logan’s ljsa and the love is so sweet when it happens. There is also a shocker I didn’t see coming at least not all the details of it. I know lksa is the 2nd book in series.
Porque Eres Mia
I didn’t read the first book in the series and even though the characters from the first book were a part of Because You’re Mine this book can be a stand-a-lone. She would do anything to avoid marrying him. Maddy devices a plan to lida the famous actor and owner of the Capital Theatre, Logan Scott. It seems that every time I pick up one of her books, it makes me wish I lived in the Regency era that her characters are portrayed in.
I stole this book liwa my mom one morning waiting while eating breakfast because I was in the mood for a porqye romance novel and I fell hard for this masterpiece and its characters.
The main female character is Madeline, but we know her as Maddy for most of the book. The main male character is Logan. Instead of being a tortured war hero he was an actor. This book was definitely different from what even I usually read in historical romance.
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Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. All I want is for you to kiss me again. A torrid affair with the notorious womanizer would surely condemn her in the eyes of good society. Though a legend in “I don’t care about your conscience. Though a legend in the bedchamber, Logan is, in truth, an intensely private man tormented by past betrayals. Now a forward little minx is disrupting his life with her vibrant charm and unspoiled beauty, a high-spirited enchantress completely at sea in London’s sophisticated whirl.
But when what begins with a kiss threatens to blossom into something more rapturous and real, will Logan and Madeline have the courage to drop the masks they hide behind in the name of love? Mass Market Paperbackpages. Madeline MatthewsLogan Scott. London, EnglandUnited Kingdom. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Because You’re Mineplease sign up. Is Logan the brother of Evie? Azet I know already now that he is not.
See 1 question about Because You’re Mine…. Lists erres This Book. Why didnt anybody told me this book was this good? Seriously, all of you out there, LK fans, what’s wrong with you? Knowing I’m such a kleyypas when it comes to LK. I had postponed this series because it was supposed to be not as good as the rest but IMHO it was one of the bests and Kleylas definitely expect more books in it in the future. I really enjoyed the first installment in the series, the introduction to this world which goes around the theater life was exquisite and most interesting.
It was refreshing to read about more normal and common people and not always have nobles as heroes and heroines. But oisa book, OMG, I have no words for it. It definitely became a fav from klleypas author.
I couldn’t put it down and the whole time I felt I had a fist around my heart squeezing it harder and harder with every page. What an emotional roller coaster. I just can’t understand how so many gave a lower rating to this book than to most LK books. I just adored it. Straight to my favs shelf. View all 54 comments. Oct 03, K. Okay, I know I gave this book 3 stars, but that’s only because LK kept “playing” with MY emotions by adeptly keeping my hopes up: About 20 times she had me wanting to throw something at the I’m SOOO glad you’ve ditched this kind of back-and-forth angst beyond reason over the years.
This book definitely staked your writing talents and ability to manipulate a readers emotions, but I’d just as soon not be subjected to this “type” of “romance” manipulation again. Her parents have betrothed her to a man of the miq in his 50’s who, shall we say, is neither dashing nor well-preserved for his age.
In fact, porqeu a loathsome, arrogant toad of a man! Could it nia any worse for her?! She skips out on her over-extended stay at school due to her parents not allowing her to have an “actual” season – husband in mla and all to carry out her plan. She of course never expects to fall in love along the way Logan has had a rough life, to say the least. He was brought up in an abusive home where he was targeted in particular, while his siblings escaped the wrath of their father and complete neglect of their mother.
His father being the steward of a wealthy eree — he was raised alongside the lord’s heir as his playmate and best friend on their estate. As Logan grew up and withdrew from that life, managing against all odds to acquire fame and considerable fortune, he was miaa supportive of his friend Andrew who, although privileged, fell into a pattern of considerable debauchery and ruin.
Logan never abandoned him despite all the disloyalties Andrew subjected him to, bailing him out both literally and figuratively at every turn. When Logan crosses paths with Madeline “Maddy” as she takes a job incognito at his successful theatre, he’s attracted but completely repels her advances as he does pretty much all women.
Needless to say, she grows on him and he eventually comes to trust her. I don’t think it’s a spoiler to say that she obviously eventually is found out as to her plan of seduction, and Logan finds it yet another deceit in his life he can’t bear.
He instantly goes into rejection mode with Maddy and puts up all his barriers despite his growing feelings for her. Logan wasn’t just a “tortured hero” in romance for me.
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I LOVE the tortured hero. But in the long run, I found Logan’s basically “clinical” self-protectiveness to the extreme.
What does that mean for me as a reader? It means klejpas rejected our poor undeserving heroine stringently and often Talk about the punishment not fitting the crime! As for porquf heroine, she was beginning to turn into one of my least favorite Julia Quinn heroines from “The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever,” referred to me and a few others as “Miss Amazing Doormat”!
Maddy could definitely fit that mould right up to around This imbalance on his judgments made absolutely no sense to me in the context of the book. In the end, although I felt sorry for Logan and knew he’d had a rough life I felt it was time for him to be the grown man he was and put it in perspective instead of constantly taking it out on Madeline! Not really hero material. In summary, the book was a weird dichotomy of both liking it for LK’s on-going ability to evoke my emotions on cue, but in the end I felt over-manipulated and less than satisfied.
Because You’re Mine
By the time the hero came around and Madeline grew a back-bone I knew it just wasn’t a favorite romance no matter how talented LK can write it. I suppose if your “cuppa” is the tortured beyond reason hero who lashes out at the “ONE” i. View all 14 comments.
Jul 22, Rane rated it really liked it Shelves: I was very surprise to see this book sitting on my TBR shelf and it being a Lisa Kleypas book to boot! But it was worth the wait erss like all of Lisa Kleypas works, I was quickly drawn into the story. Second of the Capital Theater series, Because You’re Mine picks up with Logan Scott and Lady Madeline Matthews, Madeline the youngest of Matthews family, forced to marry a man older then her own father, decides to find a way out of the engagement.
When she comes across a picture of Logan Scott, she comes up with a plan to have him ruin her!