Although Forbidden is still my favorite because I loved Frances and Serena as a couple so much plus Francis is a virgin hero , this is an incredibly effective book. Now, I ask you: It's a bit different for a romance. The review must be at least 50 characters long.
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An Arranged Marriage
Get to Know Us. Bevrley the main espionage theme is "jerky" and underdeveloped, and the romance is as well pick a theme, any theme.
He rapes her to help preserve his reputation as a heterosexual bfverley are questions. Jo Beverley passed away on May 23, after a long battle with cancer. That lets-tie-it-all-up-neatly-with-a-miscarriage always grosses me out. Oh, he was nobly sacrificing himself for king and country, on the altar of a whore he was trying to extract information from.
An Arranged Marriage - Jo Beverley - RomanceWiki
The heroine has a repugnant brother, who has gambled away ardanged inheritance and seeks to get his hands on Eleanor's. There's a problem loading this menu right now. D 2 Full of underdeveloped cardboard, cliche characters inserted in the story at awkward moments, all of which I could have cared less about. Eleanor accepts, determined to treat the arranged marriage with cool dignity. You submitted the following rating and review.
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He has been asked to cozy arrsnged to his former mistress who is actually a morally bankrupt spy, and in order to do that, pillow talk is essential. Arranfed are so many reasons why this story could have gone the wrong way for me: As I read on I actually appreciate Jo Beverley's writing. Did JoBev think my mental picture needed more enhancement in that regard?!! Buy from Amazon Buy from our partners.
I am too lazy to list all the things that are horrible in this book and I don't think it deserves more than a reminder of why I hated it. Not kicking her rapist brother-in-law to the curb and shunning him after finding out the truth of his "dirty deed". Eleanor Chivenham didn't put much past her vile brother, but even she In the tradition of Amanda Quick, New York Times bestselling author Jo Beverley has won the hearts of readers everywhere with her historical romances set in the Georgian and Regency periods.
The Last Chance Christmas Ball. To anyone thinking about reading this book, please be aware that the main characters, Eleanor Chivenham and Nicholas Delaney, enter into an arranged marriage because Nicholas' twin, Christopher Delaney, the Earl of Stainbridge Kitrapes Eleanor at a party held by Eleanor's brother.
I admit to a fair bit of sympathy for Kit to start out this story since I read a lot of MM and always cheer for our gay boys to find bevwrley happiness. Sure you called in all your old school chums to help out, but they were beverrley supposed to sit on the fringes and protect the little woman while you did the dirty work.
Not to be, alas. Dec 27, Caroline rated it liked it. Starting off with a rape had potential for interesting story developments and hardship, but it had only the very weirdest effect on the story. Songs of Love Lost and Found.
He throws wild, drinking parties where men and women canoodle under the influence of alcohol and touch each other in bad places. Published November 1st by Zebra first published Beverley has the unbelievable bad taste to follow a tedious hero-retells-everything and tediouser heroine-sends-him-away-another-month there B.
This book captured and held me close.
God forbid he should just explain to her what's going on, because that might hurt her feelings! Yikes I could have cheerfully throttled him for Eleanor.
Company of Rogues 1. She never expected it to be drugging her and having her forcibly raped though. To Rescue A Rogue. So, if you enjoy reading a book about a severely strained marriage between two people who didn't know one another at the beginning of their marriage and aren't given any quality time together to build upon a romance and where the Main Guy has a full time mistress for most of the book, I suppose arrangfd is the book for you.