The Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer Ashley

May 15, 2015 Reviews 7

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The Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer AshleyThe Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer Ashley
Narrator: Angela Dawe
Series: MacKenzies & McBrides #3
Published by Berkley, Tantor Audio on July 9, 2012
Genres: Historical, Romance
Pages: 311
Length: 9 hours 8 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Purchased
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four-stars

He is a man of simple tastes—and complex pleasures...

Cameron Mackenzie is a man who loves only horses and women—in that order—or so his mistresses say.

Ainsley Douglas is a woman with a strong sense of justice and the desire to help others—even if that means sneaking around a rakish man's bedchamber.

Which is exactly where Cam finds her—six years after he caught her the first time. Only then, she convinced Cam she was seeking a liaison, but couldn't go through with it because of her husband. Now a widow, she's on a mission to retrieve letters that could prove embarrassing to the queen. Cam has no interest in Ainsley's subterfuge, but he vows to finish what they started those many years ago. One game, one kiss at a time, he plans to seduce her. And what starts out as a lusty diversion may break Cam's own rules—and heal the scars of a dark and damaging past...

I just love this series. I love the damaged MacKenzie brothers and I love the strong women whom they fall in love with. Though I don’t know if I’ll ever love any of them as much as Lord Ian and his Beth (book 1), Cameron and Ainsley are a pretty close second for me, so far.

As I was reading The Many Sins of Lord Cameron, I was struck with the reason I probably like this series so much – there are no innocents and blushing virgins. Ainsley was no exception – she’s a young widow, who we meet first as she’s searching Lord Cameron’s bedroom to steal some letters. Not an innocent at all. And yet it works without feeling historical off – likely because she is a widow. And as an added twist, she’s a handmaiden to Queen Victoria, giving her theiving authorization – not that Victoria would come to her defense but still. Point is, I like Ainsley. A lot.

And then you have Cam. His past is ALMOST as heartbreaking as Ian’s. I say almost, because I couldn’t hate his deceased wife completely. There was plenty of things about her I hated, but too much was a sick woman living in a world that didn’t know how to help her. But regardless of why, she did a number on Cam! I felt for this gentle giant, as he dealt with the struggles of being a single father and cared for his horses. And I really enjoyed watching him and Ainsley fall in love.

I’m just now realizing that there wasn’t this big important mystery or danger in The Many Sins of Lord Cameron, which is unlike the others. But it didn’t bother me one bit. And there was some very interesting developments with Queen Victoria and I see potential for future plot twists there.

The Many Sins of Lord Cameron left us setup for the next book and I’m really excited to see what happens with the eldest and most mysterious (to me, so far) MacKenzie brother! I don’t own it yet, but I’ll be grabbing it on audio ASAP, since Angela Dawes’s narration is fantastic. I love her voices and accents and I can’t imagine reading these books without Angela’s voice in my head now.

A fun, sexy historical romance with fantastic characters – I definitely recommend The Many Sins of Lord Cameron.

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About Jennifer Ashley

NY Times Bestselling author Jennifer Ashley has lived and traveled all over the world, and now lives in the Southwest. She writes historical and paranormal romance and historical mysteries, as Jennifer Ashley, Allyson James, and Ashley Gardner.

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7 Responses to “The Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer Ashley”

  1. Bookworm Brandee

    Dang! I’m really going to have to make time for this series, Berls. Hmm, maybe COYER since I do already own Ian and I’m pretty sure I got him for free. 😉 I’m glad you’re loving this series even if you didn’t love Cameron quite as much as Ian. The Mackenzie brothers sound pretty great!
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      Oh they really are! I only have one brother left to read and it makes me kind of sad 🙁 Though there’s a whole other set of brothers after these 🙂

  2. Stormi
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    I have the first one..oh shoot..somewhere..in all my organizing I am not sure what I did it with..but I want to read this series..lol. 🙂 Guess I need to look through my books. 🙂
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