This book had an interesting storyline with good characters. If you don't mind misunderstanding after misunderstanding after misunderstanding between the H/h then you will enjoy... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Judge Tabor
Well worth reading any of Eloisa James' books - entertaining and enjoyable from start to finish.
If you haven't read her give her a go.
Not really for me. Too heavey. Like my Historical novels to have lots of humour. This did notPublished on 25 Dec 2009 by C. Quirk
I haven't read any other books by Eloisa James, so I don't know if this book is typical, but I found Alex unlikeable and Charlotte unconvincing. Maybe her other books are better. Read morePublished on 14 Oct 2003 by pfreeman
Like Lizzy's youngest sister in Pride & Prejudice, Potent Pleasures is simply silly. It does a disservice to the genre and the many talented Regency writers who have lovingly... Read morePublished on 30 Aug 1999
Potent Pleasures is a grave disappointment when compared to the well-written, historically accurate stories lovingly created by hard-working regency authors who know their stuff. Read morePublished on 30 Aug 1999
I really fell in love with Potent Pleasures, even though I usually do not like regency as much as contempory love stories. Read morePublished on 28 Aug 1999
I'd heard so much buzz about Potent Pleasures that I thought it must be absolutely wonderful, and the setting is one I know and enjoy. Read morePublished on 26 Aug 1999
I picked up Potent Pleasures and read it in one night--I didn't put the book down for a second! How wonderful to have found such a talented new author and a book that is so... Read morePublished on 25 Aug 1999