Double Standards by Judith McNaught – “Judith McNaught not only spins dreams , but she makes them come true. She makes you laugh, cry, and fall in love. Double Standards. Judith McNaught. Buy This Book. Double Standards was a fun romp of a book. I picked it up because it’s set in Michigan. Read “Double Standards” by Judith McNaught with Rakuten Kobo. Discover the sensual and sweeping power of love in New York Times bestselling author.

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It was the first personal comment he had addressed to her in four days.

But now she has a decision to make: He’s forgotten about a girl I was in love with once but couldn’t quite get up the nerve to ask to marry me. Nick forgives Lauren and begs her to come back to him. Now, precisely what do you propose I do to stop him?

Nick is a complex man. Copyrights Double Standards from BookRags. I liked how he’d try to make her jealous, yet she didn’t cave until he fell hard. In fact, he seemed every inch a distinguished, elegant socialite. Feb 26, Debbie DiFiore rated it it was ok Shelves: He tells her it’s no big deal that it was her first time.

Want to Read saving…. Perhaps he’s trying to get back at you for what you’re making him feel. Seven surprised faces turned toward him.

Double Standards – Judith McNaught

Lauren’s face was in stamdards, tilted up to his. When Lauren learns she is required to attend a party where Nick will be, she tries to refuse. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.


McNaught ma I didn’t like Nick much at the beginning of the story.

Lauren instantly pulled her attention to the subject at hand. Let’s forget him,” Nick said curtly. Since she was sgandards innocent she didn’t realize what a rake he was, but once she did she was strong and lead him on a merry chase. I am prepared for the nasty and all that I judge the book on is whether the story’s compelling and whether I find the male lead attractive or can forgive him by the end of the book.

It almost comes off as shallow. You can find Judith McNaught in facebook: I know it was outdated and definitely showed its age with some political incorrectness in sexual harassment in the office place, but I loved the story. There’s a part of himself that he will not share with others, not even us.

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Now, what do you know about corporate or industrial spying? S This one totally follows the author’s McNaughizing plots, with the hero eventually going into jerk mode over the big misunderstanding then having to come crawling back on his knees when he realizes how wrong he was. Lauren felt like sinking throught the floor in embarrassment. Her heroines usually have naive and spirited borderline foolish qualities mixed in with her independent and intelligent side.

What really pissed me off is that he already had Made plans for three weeks off with another woman alr I read it and while I didn’t love it, I didn’t totally hate it. I don’t care what the answer is, I just want an answer so I can stop wondering. Then the omissions, by both of them, loom large and when Lauren discovers Nick’s tragic childhood, her secret makes her hope for an HEA seem really, really dim. I understand how couples are into kinky stuff like that but this guy in the story is the worst; a guy who claims he loves the woman and then suddenly drops her, ruin her value just because he was hurt or felt betrayed.


When she turned, Nick was leaning against the closed front door, his arms crossed over his chest. Double Standards is a powerful novel that makes McNaught a shining star within the romance genre.

As you all know I’m a huge McNaught fan, but this one was an absolute, no way around it, not even going to give a sympathy star for one of my favorite authors Lauren is beautiful, charming, witty and adorable. Oh and lots of blood everywhere. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Her eyes twinkled, mvnaught she backed a cautious step out of his reach.

The end was too abrupt.

It’s a constant battle of wills while trying to stay true to themselves. Frankly, the standzrds inner child explanation did not cut it with me, and I needed to see him change more than he did to believe that Lauren would ever really be happy with him.

When the call was finally over, Nick pressed a button on the desk, and Lauren saw the door leading into Mary’s office swing shut electronically.

Even though her father was now recovering, that moment had changed the course of her life.