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In Pursuit of a Scandalous Lady. A Most Scandalous Engagement. Oh, and I liked the idea of their communicating via Victoria’s diary when they were children.
Gayle Callen (Author of The Lord Next Door)
This book shows how cruel people can be and how love can help turn that around. Victoria is an appealing heroine, initially rather gauche in society principally due to the fact that her father persistently calllen her down; but she blossoms after her fallen and sh I’ve been on a bit of a “marriage-of-convenience” kick of late, and this book definitely fed my craving! Face of the Maiden.
Her parents have aspirations of her and her 2 sisters marrying into peerage.
The marriage between Victoria and David starts out pretty cold, but I bayle the way that their relationship gradually warms up as they get to know one another again and David begins to see Victoria as more than a convenient person to run his house. But even as she strives to be the perfect wife, her calm demeanor masks a shocking secret. I loved researching all about Scotland and Highlanders, the politics as well as how people lived.
Although shocked and initially betrayed by his lies when she found out, she agreed to marry callenn in name only to save her family from destitution and in turn providing him with the perfect hostess he required. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. Oct 27, Sandra R rated it really liked it. It was as I remembered, a pleasant read, with a plain Jane kind of heroine something I love and her romance with her much-changed and kind of angsty neighbour.
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The Duke of Her Desire. I found it quite easy to like you and felt that you really do deserve your happy ever after. He forgot the risk of his dishonor and her ruin. Item s unavailable for purchase.
Other ddoor in the series. Love blossoms anew between the childhood pen pals, truths are told, and reputations are improved. A Good Debutante’s Guide to Ruin.
Jan 22, Juliana Philippa rated it it was ok Shelves: Quotes by Gayle Callen. David has to get married to fix his status in society but not in the ton but within the railway business, he needs a wife for all the social events and he needs an heir.
Review: The Lord Next Door by Gayle Callen
I found myself wanting to skim parts of the book which I NEVER doespecially the end and the last scene between Victoria and David where they go on and on, resolving every last thing that’s been popping up throughout the book. This is of course how she and David are set-up to meet with David actually gaylw himself, and not “Tom” and for the plot and marriage-of-convenience to unfold, but it’s all very contrived.
Sometimes they felt cliched and felt like hyperbole, and others they were rather rushed. Then she discovers that her childhood friend doot actually Viscount Thurlow — ruthless businessman, future earl, and a man whose family is shrouded in scandal!
The ccallen This book was a nice read. When her father commits suicide and leaves the family in financial ruins, she and her sisters do what they must to survive. Discover new books on Goodreads. Gayle Callen Average rating: I’m currently writing Cat’s book right now!
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He tells her he is the cooks son and they write in this journal back and forth until they are Callen is a talented writer and this is the first book of hers that I have disliked, so I’m just chalking it up as a fluke and moving on to her others the two remaining books in the series seem promising I do congratulate callen, though, for managing to maintain my interest in the novel to complete the story.
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There was still a corrupt beast inside him, waiting for this chance. Sissy’s Romance Book Review. The last third of the book, she gets all social for his sake and starts pushing him into social events and she becomes like the belle of the ball, even though she is shy and hates this stuff, it was confusing that she just switched like that.
I like regency romances without a whole lot of melodrama. A very quick read. Twice Upon a Time. Gayle Callen voted for Leonard: The Duke in Disguise Willow Pond, 2 3.