A Tryst With Trouble [Alyssa Everett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dogged for years by painful gossip about his father’s homosexuality. A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett – book cover, description, publication history. Read “A Tryst with Trouble” by Alyssa Everett with Rakuten Kobo. London, Lady Barbara Jeffords is certain her little sister didn’t murder the footman.
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This, I believe, was her debut and she’s writing better than this now and, thank sweet Jesus and all the elves, has left the first person behind. We get a dose of that in A Tryst with Trouble, but we also get much more. View all 11 evereyt. In Bed with a Rogue. View all 23 comments. The story is really quite good and kept my interest. The bottom line – Whew! This is Alyssa Everett’s debut novel, but because her publisher suddenly went into bankruptcy last year, the book was unavailable.
At first I thought I’d be annoyed by the alternating points of view, but I ended up enjoying it. I listened to the Audible version.
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A Tryst With Trouble was nearly perfect and had me bursting out with laughter at times. He was so sweet and adorable and utterly lovable. The other thing I really liked was that both characters felt well fleshed out.
A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett (ebook)
There were also elements which felt totally off. My favourite scene between Ben and Barbara would have to be their first almost kiss.
Ben’s father is gay. She can scarcely help it if his cousin is the only other suspect. You’re just never going to get into the head of someone from the nineteenth century.
Well, not this one. It’s hard enough in third person, let alone opening yourself up to having to examine their introspection moment to moment.
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It was thrilling, romantic, and just wonderful. That said, it would’ve been very easy for this to be anachronistic and stray into CILD territory and it did a bit, but Akyssa makes a credible fist of first person historical writing. All in all I enjoyed this well written fun romantic comedy! After years of putting up with taunts he’s become cold and detached.
And once I was through with the novel, I realized it was actually a fundamental part of the plot near the end of the novel. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. These are my favorite type of historical romances. Can’t wait to read the next one by this author.
I really enjoyed this one, provided by netgalley. The book refers to Ben’s father, the Duke, as a sodomite. Our headstrong heroine is stubborn but not abrasive. His devotion to family is the reason he gets involved in trying to solve a murder that took place inside Helen Jeffords’ -his cousin Teddy’s fiance- house; a murder for which Teddy steps in to take veerett blame when it becomes apparent that his fiance will get accused.
He bears emotional scars from years at Eton, where bullies pummeled and mocked him because of his father, the Duke — supposedly a “sodomite” as they say. He accompanies his cousin to break of his engagement, because it was rumored that Helen was seen alone with the neighbor’s footman. Barbara thinks Ben is arrogant, thickheaded, conceited and self-centred. So when I heard that an author whose previous books I really enjoyed was releasing a humorous romance with a strong element of mystery, I was in a state evedett book-induced bliss and predicting this everwtt be among my favorite novels of The whodunnit wasn’t the most sloppily plotted and evfrett I’ve come across, but suffice it to say that it wouldn’t exactly draw comparisons to Agatha Christie, either: