Review: Bedchamber Games by Tracy Anne Warren

Jul 3, 2017Book Reviews

Review: Bedchamber Games by Tracy Anne WarrenBedchamber Games by Tracy Anne Warren
Series: Rakes of Cavendish Square #3
Genres: Adult, Historical Romance
Published by Berkley on March 7, 2017
Pages: 346
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher
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Blazed Tag Forbidden Love Trope Tag Opposites Attract Work Love

Rosamund Carrow has spent years learning the law by assisting her barrister father, despite the frustrating truth that the profession is closed to women. When he dies unexpectedly, necessity compels her to disguise herself as a man so she can step into the courtroom to finish his cases. She's willing to put her reputation at risk, but she never expects that the greatest peril will be to her heart...

Lord Lawrence Byron is a rising star in London's legal circles, despite his reputation as an unrepentant rakehell. When an upstart young barrister defeats him in court, he’s determined to discover everything he can about his rival. He's stunned when he uncovers the shocking secret that his new opponent is actually a beguiling, brilliant woman…one he can’t help but want in his bed. Passion draws them together as they break all the rules, but it may lead to something more lasting—like love...

So What Did I Think Of bedchamber games by tracy anne warren?

Story

Compelling Premise

England Regency Era

Hidden Identity

Going Against the Norm

Secrecy / Deceit

Took time to Draw My Attention

Build up of Interest

Mid – High Conflict

Mid – High Suspense

Interesting to Exciting

High Anticipation

Writing

Third Person

Dual POV – Main Characters

Rocky Beginning – Got Smoother

Bit Long Winded in Beginning

More Focused as Time Went On

High Impact

Strong Climax

Strong Resolution

“So let
The Games
Begin”

Character

Unique

Interestingly Flawed

Complex

Developed

Bold

Conflicted

Rosamond

Courageous

Independent

Curious

Bold

Lawrence

Popular

Aristocrat

Bold

Passionate

Duty Bound

Alpha

Progressive

Understanding

Romance

Opposites Attract

Workers Romance

Forbidden Romance

Strong Challenge

Strong Chemistry

Great Development of Relationship

Good Slow Burn

Blazing Connection

Great Banter

Summery

So Bedchamber Games by Tracy Anne Warren turned out to be a really enjoyable read for me. One of my biggest issues with it was that the beginning was slow and really didn’t capture my attention which had me setting it aside to read later. And I’m glad I picked it up again because going into this story a second time seemed to work for me cause I started to really get into the story. As the story developed so did my interest, to the point that I was really invested to see how Rosamund would pull it all off. The premise really captured my attention with the challenge to the regency society norms.

The fact that Rosamund went after her dreams of becoming a lawyer in 1821 England which was unheard of at the time was great. Yeah the circumstances was kind of forced upon her but she could have let fear and societies norms rule her and said no. But she didn’t, she grabbed the opportunity, built up the courage and went for it and was good, so good that she caught the interest of Lawrence and they stroked up a friendship based on their love of the law and how capable and equal they were at their jobs.

Heck I feel she was better than him beating him at cases which I loved. I loved how it was showcased that women is just as smart, just as capable as men and I really enjoyed that Lawrence saw that too given his privilege. I was really happy he didn’t turn out to be a jerk but challenged and supported Rosamund which ultimately won me over.

I really enjoyed the challenge and drama that built in a steady pace with the suspense. The romance was a slow burn and really well done, making my heart happy. With all of the buildup and the multi level development and their strong personalities, chemistry, and blazing connection this story left me really satisfied.

4.5 Stars