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Ither a much abused heroine r the most sympathetic villain in the entire world which Far Strike (The Transcended Book 3) one she is will hopefully be determinednce and for all in DivaWith none O Mistério do Infante Santo of the characters actually seeing eachther until the last hundred Disgrace (Department Q, or so pagesf the novel the alternating chapters following each heroine just feel choppy and disjointed Combined with the numerous missed connections between Vera and Gloria the book started to feel very forcedIngenue is a decent installment and a fine bridge to the conclusion f the trilogy It
was not sadly uite brilliant as the first book in the seriesPossible Pairings Strings Attached by Judy Blundell Flappers and Philosophers by F Scott Fitzgerald Ten Cents a Dance by Christine Fletcher Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen The Luxe by Anna Godbersen The Sheik by Edith Hull Bowery Girl by Kim TaylorYou can find this review and n my blog Miss Print Jillian Larking takes us back into the second in the installment Slice by Slice of her Flappers series with the uestion How much can we take in the namef loveAll Angels Flight (Legion of Angels Book 8) ofur characters are back from the last book Vixen and now their story is getting deeperAs the stress Ice Maiden of Gloria and Jerome are stilln the run and their future is not looking too bright as the Mob is still high Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle on their tail as well as a recent foe LorraineClara begins to find her voice in a juicy magazine while moving farther from the strengthf Marcus and Vera soon finds her Seducing the Heiress own part woven into this story and The details get richer in Ingenue and the stakes are becoming higher Is love enough when you want to achieve your goals Who will be sacrificed and saved in Ingenue Jillian Larkin has created an epic historical masterpiece with this series that bring us back into the timesf loose inhibition and the rise And Cowboy Makes Three of stardom can becoming in the flashf a skirt and the cut Teasing Her SEAL of a hairGet ready for action adventure and heartache in Ingenue released this August Thisne isn t nearly as good as the first Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, one but it s still a fun read I loved reading about Gloria and Jerome trying to make it in New York I loved Lorraine running a speakeasy I loved Clara and Marcus I love the look into 1920s party culture and flapper life It s just a lotf fun and a decent seuel If you enjoyed the first A Valentines Wish one like me you ll probably enjoy thisne Ingenue is the follow up to last year s Vixen The Flappers Ingenue picks up shortly after Vixen ended with all Paixão Sem Disfarce of the main characters in New York as they have fled Chicago for different but related reasons The story is shown through eachf the female characters point Rain of view Lorraine Raine is still scheming to throw Gloria under the bus and doubting herself the entire way Gloria is just trying to keep it together with her true love despite what society thinks about an interracial couple She and her boyfriend aren the run from the mob while trying to make ends meet Clara is trying to behave herself but the parties and mayhem In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover of New York won t seem to let her get a moments rest Vera is trying to help her brother and Clara all the while being tempted by a lovef her I Met Someone own The continuationf this Roaring Twenties tale is all about the jazz the flapper lifestyle love and deceptionWhile I really enjoyed Vixen and it s great introduction to the lifestyle Quantum (Captain Chase of a flapper and life in that time period thisne fell short for me I think it s partly due to the fact that you are The Other Islam only seeing the seedy underworld portion and not the family life that was presented in the first book The characters that I loved to hate in the first book were just sad in this book and I didn t have much to root for in the wayf a hero hereI did enjoy that some Last Man Standing of the characters that thought they had the upper hand and were doing the swindling got swindled in the end A few new characters were introduced and helped the story move forward and those characters wereutstanding The ending is Light, Gesture, and Color once again leftpen for a and those characters were Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault outstanding The ending isnce again left pen for a up book as Clara ends up in a not so great position I m not sure that I will continue reading n though as I don t feel anything for these characters The entire love story that was so prevalent in the first book seemed to fade into the background in this Canada oneReviewed by Jessica for Book Sake Flappers speakeasies prohibition gangsters jazz an interracial relationship and murder all jump from the pagesf Ingenue This young adult book transports the reader back to a time when life was exciting and dangerous and where interracial relationships were forbidden Glo and Raine give such life to the story They. Gloria Carmody crazily believed She and Jerome Johnson can barely scrape together cash for their rent let alone have a moment to whisper sweet nothings in the dark And if they thought escaping Chicago meant they’d get away with murder they were dead wrong Clara was sure that nce handsome charming Marcus Eastman discovered her shameful secret he’d drop her like a bad habit Instead he swept her. I wasn t as impressed r excited by this second installment as I was with the first in The Flappers series The story takes place six with the first in The Flappers series The story takes place six after Vixen ends The entire plotline was about everyone trying to track down Gloria and Jerome for a past crime involving them It got to be a bit tedious I found it totally unbelievable that all three main female characters Gloria Clara and Lorraine all coincidentally ended up in the same place New York I wish the story had stayed centered in Chicago I didn t really seeJust Was Not Sadly Uite
the need to move it to a new location The location didn t make the storyneed to move it to a new location The location didn t make the story different and I m not sure what the point was I didn t find Clara Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, or Gloria very interesting this time around Lorraine is still as evil as ever and is still my favorite She s so jealous that I can t help but like her She leaves me wondering what dirty deeds she ll be up to next Poor Jerome wasn t even in the story very much but his younger sister Vera was She was featured in this book a bit than the previousne I like her a bit this time Things came to a head at the end and though I was disappointed with the story I m very anxious to read the last in the series Diva due DogFace out next year I like the setting the lingo the characters though the addition as Vera as a main narrator is superfluous Jillian Larkin forgot to include a plot among all this atmosphere 1920 s New York is a fun place to be but the entire book hingesn people trying to find Gloria who s hiding What You Owe Me out after the eventsf the previous book Vixen the interesting predecessor I can t have hated it that much though since I intend to round Buffalo Woman Comes Singing off the next book in the trilogy Diva Hopefully this was boring exposition and set up for a interesting conclusionI do like the tone and the culture comes through very clearly It is an interesting juxtaposition seventeen yearld girls were expected to marry and settle down before they had started their adult life and the restlessness and desire to live it up and be independent comes through in the bookBy the way I listened to the audio version and the actress is terrible She does the female protagonists very well The antagonists sneer and snarl every sentence like cartoon characters it s almost insufferable Vixen has been ne f my favorite reads this year so I was really looking forward to Ingenue And while it was certainly very good and didn t disappoint per se there was definitely a bit f a sopho slump here First Ingenue wasn t uite as long so I felt li Gloria Carmody had to leave Chicago in a hurry after killing a mobster She hoped to find a new start in New York City with Jerome Johnson But a white woman loving a black man is just as hard in New York as it was in Chicago Love aside living in New York is much harder without the Carmody money supporting herVera Johnson knows Gloria and her brother Jerome left Chicago for good reason But when trouble threatens to follow them to New York will Vera be able to warn them both before it s too lateLorraine Dyer is reader for a fresh start f her Shining City own in New York One short summer is all that stands between her and a clean slate at Barnard But before she can forget about her less than glamorous departure from Chicago society Lorraine needs to meteut some justice Gloria was supposed to be her best friend Instead she abandoned Lorraine and let her be humiliated In public It s Blind Spots only fair that Lorraine help give Gloria what she has coming to herFollowing her boyfriend Marcus Eastman to New York seemed like the perfect idea Clara Knowles was sure it would help cement her new life leaving her flapper days far behind But when ance in a lifetime A Boy and A Bear in a Boat opportunity draws her back to glittering worldf booze and flappers Clara isn t sure she can walk away againA new city A new life Everyone is trying to get away from their past But sometimes life won t let you forget a thing in Ingenue 2011 by Jillian LarkinIngenue is the second book in The Flappers series which started last year with Vixen The series will conclude in 2012 with DivaMuch like the blase parties Clara SOS observes upon her return to New York City the latest installment in this series has lost somef its lusterWhile the plot moved logically here building St. Johns Wort on the eventsf the first book the characters did not A lot The Roman Family of their behaviors felt contrived especially Clara who went abruptly from reading a lot to fervently wanting to a writer And then became kindf selfish about it besides It was also disappointing to see Lorraine Hirvenmetsästäjä once again being so sorely abused She is Power love scandal There’s never enough to go around In the city that never sleeps Lorraine Dyer is wide awake Ever since she exposed Clara Knowles for the tramp she was and lost her closest confidante in the process Lorraine has spent every second scheming to make her selfish lovesick ex–best friend pay for what she did None crosses Lorraine Not even Gloria True love conuers everything r so. .
Both came from good influential homes decided
to sow their wild ats and ended up involved living lives they never dreamed f Both livessow their wild ats and ended up involved living lives they never dreamed f Both lives by the mob they do the best that they can with the cards they have been dealt True to character these two give such a realistic look at what the glamorous life was really like Ingenue is the second book in Jillian Larkin s Flapper series and although it can be read as a stand alone I would suggest that Vixen be read first There are a few events and people that are mentioned in Ingenue that would be lost to the reader coming into the series with this book These events gave me a satisfaction that wouldn t have coming into the series with this book These events me a satisfaction that wouldn t have happened I not read the first bookIngenue is a fantastic continuation f the series It s sassy suspenseful and an excellent representation f the times Although targeted to young adults I found myself forgetting the ages f the characters They seemed Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) older and mature than the youthf today making this a good book for both teens and adults alike I was such a lover Beautiful Ghosts (Inspector Shan, of her first book Vixen and I was so looking forward to thisne But it almost felt like Larkin forgot how to write and if not that she completely forgot who her characters were in the first She tried passing it ff as characterization but it felt force and contrived the things she made these nce so believable characters into Now they re flat stale unlikeable Even her plot remains the same she just rotates what happened to which characters After making Lorraine so unlikeable in the first now it s Clara I hate And after a juicy deadly romantic debut this turns into an ultra feminist I hate men platformI m so disappointed I think because I wanted so much to like it Read my full review here The first book in this incredible series titled The Flapper Series was Vixen And with that first incredible noel readers were introduced to the Roaring 20 s and the fun power and mystiue that the twenties still carry today The clothes were cool the music was jazz the mobsters were many and the people who had their Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, own little niches had theirwn little secrets romances and futures all planned The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, out in the crazy entertaining world Ing nue is the second installment in The Flapper Series and it beginsnly a few months after Vixen left Reasoning and the Logic of Things off Luckily the author is still at her highest heights From pagene readers are not left wanting as the amazing characters are driven full force back into The Holcroft Covenant / The Rhinemann Exchange our literary lives The girls are the same For a brief recap Lorraine Dyer is thene who exposed Clara Knowles secret trampy past but lost her best friend Gloria when she played that card Gloria Carmody is in love with Jerome Johnson and has left Claire and her backstabbing behind And Clara Knowles is with the man she loves yet even though she knows its wrong the flapper life the dazzling music and smoke filled rooms that scene is still something she can t forget Book II begins in New York City Clara has followed Marcus to New York looking for a fresh start where she was formerly known as a wild flapper Lorraine is also in the big city and is hired to run a speakeasy The Night Before Christmas: or, A Visit from St. Nicholas: The Heirloom Edition owned by Ernesto Macharelli a man said to be secondnly to Al Capone Gloria and Jerome who are still skulking around are living in poor circumstances and are very desperate not to be found by their families Jerome s younger sister Vera discovers that Jerome s life is still in danger from the vengeful Carlito Macharelli son The Queens Assassin (Queens Secret, of Ernesto so she and her friend Evan go to the City to find Jerome and Gloria to let them know about the danger Clara starts to come into herwn by becoming a reporter for a slick magazine Gloria and Jerome s story is very sad as issues Space Calculated in Seconds of race seem to takever their dreams and Lorraine is really something else She is basically a good person but not a very good friend She is up to no good and can t seem to make up her mind between the good guys versus the bad And Vera Jerome s sister is an extremely loyal girl and wants so much to find her brother to warn him but when she finally does find him things start to go bad for everyone Ing nue follows the same path as Vixen This book is full Lightning of action From Mob dealings deception betrayal to romance and flappers galore this is so much fun to read that it can t be put down The authornce again does a wonderful job Digital Web of bringing you back to a sincerely mesmerizing time in history This series should definitely ben your list to buy as these books tell what 1920 s New York was really all about good gossip and a whole lot Atomic Bodyslams to Whiskey Zippers of fun. Off her feet and whisked her away to New York Being with Marcus is a breathf fresh air and a chance for Clara to leave her wild flapper ways firmly in the past Except the dazzling parties and bright lights won’t stop whispering her name INGENUE is the second novel in the sexy dangerous and ridiculously romantic Flappers series set in the Roaring Twenties where revenge is a dish best served col.