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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They are two people who have been manipulated by those around them, forced to conform or rise above what society has expected of them. Ben puts up a great facade of ice but underneath he’s just as fiery as Barbara. Imo, romance books with include suspence are not very successful. What thrilled me most -besides the humorous, witty dialogues- was seeing their relationship evolve from dislike to admiration in a way that actually made sense, and how the attraction developed to love after they’d spent some time rrouble and got to know each other.

The mystery element was clunky. 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 the blame when it becomes apparent that his fiance will get accused. It’s done well in that not only does it seem plausible, but it also figures slightly in the plot–not enough to be a central issue but shaping and nudging the rest of the puzzle pieces into place.

Because of her firey looks and her smarts, she’s always trouboe to be looked over. The heroine annoyed me a bit and the plot was too predictable.


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However, it becomes obvious pretty soon to the reader, that behind his facade Ben is a decent and honorable man, deeply devoted to his family and friends. If you’re going to write first person you have to be careful how you tackle description and so on. This book was so much fun and well written that I think most romance readers will enjoy it. A Tryst with Trouble was a historical romance novel that made me laugh, kept me interested with the storyline centered on a mystery murder, and dealt effectively with issues such as sexuality, insecurity, and devotion to family.

Everett’s future work, excited to see how her writing style expands and grows. Oct 04, Lelyana rated it it was amazing Shelves: I really enjoyed the story and the ending was lovely. I was drawn to Ben’s relationship with his dad. Nevertheless A Tryst with Trouble is an absolutely wonderful historical romance. Audiobook Review Narrated by Lizzie Owensby.

A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett

Ben Xlyssa Beningbrough knows that his cousin, Teddy is incapable of murder and Barbara knows it is impossible that her sister, Helen could be a murderess. We get a dose of that in A Tryst with Trouble, but we also get much more. Because of this, Barbara has decided that all men are shallow, arrogant and boorish, and that being single is a blessing rather than a curse.

In the Duke’s Bed. With this one, I didn’t have those issues at all. Again, this one was not the usual issue in Historical Romance, that’s why I liked it a lot when the Duke dare to speak up.

The other thing I really liked was that both characters felt well fleshed out. I absolutely loved this historical romance. The sexual tautness between Ben and Barbara was built up so well throughout the entire story that it would have been lovely to see the fulfilment of all this escalating tension and emotion as a finale.


We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Everettt submitted the following rating and review. The secondary characters are all everdtt — Teddy is a sweetie, and, in an unexpected development, Helen is shown not to be the perfect young lady that Barbara has always believed her to be. This is a Quickie Review. And you know something? The Earl’s Stolen Bride. Oct 14, Billie Jo rated it really liked it Shelves: Ben is Teddy’s older-by-three-years cousin.

A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett (ebook)

In fact, the POV changes gave us some of the funniest moments in the ecerett. Barbara was a great character, too. The Duke Who Came to Town. A tenuous bond develops that soon faces its toughest challenge when Ben himself becomes a suspect 90, words. And about Ben’s father’s issue of his sexuality, brought somehow, a hard life for little Ben, even until he’s 28 years old. Review copy provided by the publisher via NetGalley.

A Tryst with Trouble

Oct 04, Dhini rated it really liked it Shelves: Written in first person, and from alternating points-of-view from both the hero and the heroine, this type of narrative is unusual, but it allows the reader to glimpse into the minds of both protagonists. An Invitation to Scandal. But eventually I warmed up to it and ended up really liking the characters.

The Whisky Laird’s Bed.