This book was good in fact one of Jo Beverley’s best written story of ‘an arranged marriage’. Though I did not care for Lucian hitting Beth, I did understand were. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jo Beverley has won the Following the highly-acclaimed An Arranged Marriage, “An Unwilling Bride” is. Twenty-some years ago, a Dukes wife had a one time affair with an old flame while her husband was away. She gets pregnant & her husband realizes the child.

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He did the same thing. His Lordship’s True Lady. Marriage of In Convenience is one of my favorite tropes. Swap 14 have, 8 want. January 14, Publication Date: An unusual heroine and a fresh plot add a different slant to the traditional Regency.

Secrets of the Night. I really liked this story. Not Always a Saint. She knows what happened, but also knows that what is is real and powerful and can rely on that. You know how to reach me. She’s visibly bruised, and it’s clear some violence has been done to her face.

Sep 10, Noelle rated it it was ok Shelves: I didn’t love this one as much as the first book in the series because though I admired Beth’s views on the rights of women and the clever back and forth between her and Lucien, I thought their relationship was not as developed as I would have liked and their love was so suddenly declared and I didn’t feel it grow throughout the book.

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Hell, she could have just thought about what she wanted in life and been as ruthless in her determination to get it as the Duke was. Her maid is upset, and helps her try to hide the beverlej. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. There is some intrigue that occurs in the background with a bveerley slew of secondary characters, who keep things lively and bring with them unexpected turns of event.


Characters you can like, that’s the ticket, not this weird-almost-creepy relationship stuff Beverly puts out. I like to switch it up. But I found in the context of the whole novel, it fit. View all 13 comments. And Lucien and Beth really do their best to make their marriage fail, I have to admit.

Worse, she was a very well-drawn example of a smart person being their own worst enemy through unchallenged assumptions and arrogance. View all 4 comments. That is not my idea of romance.

In this series View all Book 3. The storyline started off in a promising manner but everything just flatlined for me when I found it impossible to like the MC’s.

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Click on a plot link to find similar books! Edit to localize it to your language. Clarissa, whose story was written later and who made me anticipate the hitting, is seen as stupid and shallow here, another convention of all Regency romances of these times, just as Eleanore’s marriage keeps shining more and more glowingly, with admonissions that Beth will have to work on hers to reach that happiness. Don’t know why I keep expecting these to be good. Too Scot to Handle.

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As such, the romance is rather slowly developed as we see them first get to know each other, then – warily – become comfortable with each other. Inher scientist husband was invited to do post-doctoral research at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.


Which made their relationship hard to take as you could see how well suited they’d be if they could get over their mutual stupidity. Such a cheeky git. But it is a book that engages and entertains, and I am very glad to have met it again. uo

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One of the Rogues falls in love with her, and I want to find their story if they have unwliling. I think Beverly tried to show that it wouldn’t happen again, by re-creating the circumstance and not having it happen, but I was still jumpy and suspicious about the future. I hardly ever skim An Unwilling Bride. I am interested in further books from this author, especially Nicolas and Elanor’s But, unwi,ling are a good match for each other.

This sort of circle of friends scares me deeply and sickens me. Yolande de Vaux, Duchess of Belcraven. At the age of eleven she went to an all-girls boarding school, Layton Hill Convent, Blackpool. Paperback eBook Audio Large Print.

I like heroines who are strong but who are also soft, feminine and pretty.

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