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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters Book 3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Tracy Wilkin

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter is book three in the Macalisters by Erica Taylor. These stories from yesteryear are a delightful and much welcome change to my reading regime. A talent with the words, Erica Taylor can certainly keep a reader captivated and eager for more. The story was complete, with characters that were engaging and enigmatic, with personalities and desires not commonly norm for the era. I love reading about a more risque character, and Lady Sarah Hartford is all that, and more. Her and William embarked on an intensely mysterious love affair, while hiding their true identities. If that didn’t get your blood flowing, then something is wrong. The William disappears, only to reappear months later.

Such a delicious story, shrouded in mystery, lies and deception. Heartbreaking decisions, secrecy and a bone deep connection has them struggling to keep afloat. A plethora of emotions were wrenched from me. Suspenseful right until the end, I was entranced with the characters and the context it was written in. A mystifying tale that would suit most readers. 4 stars

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The Perfect Duchess (The Macalisters Book 2) by Erica Taylor – Review by Jenni Bishop

The Perfect Duchess (The Macalisters, #2)The Perfect Duchess by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Perfect Duchess (The MacAlisters Book 2) by Erica Taylor is an enjoyable and easily read historical romance story. There is danger and kidnapping, lies and deceit, blackmail and attempted murder, scandalous affairs and intrigue that made for an interesting journey. I am not usually a lover of historical romances but Erica has done a great job with this series and has managed to hold my interest. There are a lot of twists and turns that keep you on your toes and the story flows nicely.

Andrew has had a lot put on his shoulders at an early age. Unfortunately his character along with it but when Lady Clara once again appears in his life he slowly realises that he is allowed to have more. He doesn’t need to be what he thinks everyone expects.

Clara has been made the town gossip by someone who should love her but somehow despises her. If it weren’t for a certain Duke and his family she would be dead or a social outcast.

This is a charming romantic read that is a little scandalous and intriguing. I am excited to read more about the rest of the MacAlister clan.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters #3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Emily Walsh

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter
ByErica Taylor
My Rating: 4 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters #3) by Erica Taylor was an engaging, steamy read, that had me hooked from start to finish.

Not my first read by this author or in this series, needless to say but I’m a little hooked on this series. I’ve always been visitor to historical fiction but never stay longer than a few books here and there. This book opens in a bar setting, already telling you this isn’t going to be your normal historical fiction. This series, has sparked a new reading fire, and I’m liking it.

Fast pace and steamy, we’re tossed into the love affair right out of the gate, and it moves fast, fun and a little hot. I love the straightforwardness of Sarah, she’s isn’t just a proper lady. She’s got sass and bight. She saw what she wanted and went after it. William was pretty okay as well, but I really enjoyed Sarah’s character as a whole.

I will say that after the love affair, things did slow down a little bit. And that misunderstanding, was a little too predictable, and well, as much as I love Sarah, and that first half of the book, I just wish the second half had the same hot steamy engagement. I don’t know if it was done to up the word count, but I felt like I was wading through mud to get to the point where Sarah and William finally got to be together again.

Overall I very much enjoy this story, so please take my super high recommendation and my stamp of approval, that you need to get your hands on not only this book but the others in the series.

Happy Reading

Review by @eawalsh

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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters Book 3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Erica Fish

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter is the third book in the Macalisters series by Erica Taylor. This book can be a stand-alone story but if you read the previous two books you will get some insight to this story. Erica Taylor has done an amazing job with the Macalisters sisters. Out of the three I will admit this story was most interested in. This is Lady Sarah’s story. Her story is one of love, lost, and bewilderment. Will fate hurt Sarah’s chance at love or will they overcome what has happened?

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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters Book 3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Sara Oxton

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor a five-star read that is most certainly proper. This is the third novel in the Macalisters series, they can be read as stand alone but I have read them as a series and enjoyed them more as such. If you like the historical romance genre then you will enjoy this series. Sarah is definitely my favourite character in this series, she has so much thrown at her but still is a lady throughout. There were parts that dragged a little, bit overall at the end I was happy I had read it.

Review by @saraoxo

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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters Book 3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Michelle Austin

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter was a good 4 star read and book three in The Macalisters series.

Sarah is a widow who is looking for a man to warm her bed. She was challenged by Lady Lydia Hartford, her widowed sister-in-law. They had a reward on the line. The winner is free from anything Radcliff for six whole months.

This is how she meets William. William is on his way to London when he stopped for the night. Intrigued by Sarah, he went along with her little game. These two end up traveling together and start to fall in love. Sarah is finally starting to feel happy again. When William disappears and reappears as a Duke with a pregnant wife, things change drastically.

Is he really married and if so why? Can Sarah and William figure things out and have a HEA?

Overall this was a fun read, I had some LOL moments with the bantering between them. The secondary characters were good, I liked seeing some of the other characters from previous books in the series. You can read this as a stand alone, however it’s best to start with book one. Erica Taylor does a great job of pulling you right in with her writing. I would like to see more from these two since it felt like it ended quickly, we do get a HEA which I was happy with. 1-click and get started today.

Reviewed by @mab54615
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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters #3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Gail Guerrero

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor

Five Stars

I truly enjoy historical romance novels. The dresses, the balls and of course the courting. I know it wasn’t all perfect during this time frame. Where women had no rights but there was a line that was not to be crossed. Men actually had to show you interest in a very public way. The level of manners they had compared to men now is something women wish for. Sarah had me upset during some parts of the book. She was always so proper and it wasn’t needed. Her family loved her no matter what she did. But she held herself so high up that she did smell the rot until she was broken. William was a pushover for allowing himself to be trapped so easily. The end was sad because death was their only way of getting their HEA. Overall the story was enjoyable.

Reviewed by @gguerrero89
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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Sheri Schrader

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor is the third book in The Macalister’s series. This can be read as a standalone book but I recommend reading the other books because it lays some of the background down. The story is about Sarah Hartford and William Gordon set during in the past. Sarah is great because of being a submissive female she is strong and focused. This is a time period when reputations were very important and could ultimately make or break a person. Sarah and William had met in the past but when they meet again the circumstances have changed. Will they be a happily ever after?
I have enjoyed this series and this book as well. The characters are interesting and there is always a little bit of suspense to the stories. I also like that no one seems to be a complete dope. People are flawed but are smart enough and interesting. This keeps the stories progressing and me reading. I look forward to where this series progresses next.

Review by @sherimichelle1
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An Improper Encounter (The Macalister’s Book 3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Emma Morreale

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was skeptical and excited to see that this book was going to focus on Sarah. From what I’ve read of her in the first two books, she seemed like she was the most obsessed with societal rules and I wasn’t sure I liked her too much. She seemed like no fun at all but after this book, I see her in a whole new light. Sarah became a mother to her siblings when their mother passed and left them all orphans. She knows that any mistake she makes will have negative consequences for her sisters that have yet to marry and she will do nothing to risk the future of her siblings. Even if that means denying herself happiness.
I really loved Sarah’s interactions with William Gordon. This showed the realest and most true parts of who she is and who she won’t show the rest of the world. William seems to be a perfect match for her and wants to do anything he can to make up for the love she never had with her late husband. But everything goes wrong in the worst possible way and I honestly think this book threw me for a loop wayyyyy more than the other two.
My husband actually got irritated with me because I was ignoring him in order to finish this book.

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An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters Series Book #3) by Erica Taylor – Review by Angela Hayes

An Improper Encounter (The Macalisters, #3)An Improper Encounter by Erica Taylor
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

An Improper Encounter is the third book in The Macalisters Series by Erica Taylor. This is an historical/regency romance with some drama, angst, mystery, and suspense. You don’t need to have read the other two books before reading this one, but they would provide wonderful backstories, and give character information that would give you an enhanced reading experience. Even though each book in this series focuses on one particular Macalister, the others all make appearances and we get snippets of what’s happening in their lives too. I am enjoying getting to know the Macalisters and following them on their stories.
This book is Sarah Macalisters story, she became the mother figure to her siblings when their own mother died, and she ‘raised’ them to be a loving and tight-knit group. She then went on to get married, but her husband soon died, leaving her a very wealthy widow. She meets Dr. William Gordon on her travels, and on a dare engages in a scandalous affair. What was just meant to alleviate her boredom, and add a little spark into her life, becomes far more complicated than either could have imagined. Their three day affair awakens feelings that neither really expected- and they begin to make plans together. But Ms. Taylor didn’t make it easy for them, adding a twist or two to make things interesting. Will they find their happiness together? Or will there be too many obstacles in their way?
I recommend this story (and series) to anyone who likes historical/regency romance.

Thank you, Ms. Taylor!

 

Reviewed by @angelahayes

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