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Nd over I also really enjoyed the fact that all wasn t happy families afterwards No uick make up w those that sought to hurt whether ignorantly or spitefully Okay I wanted to like this book I loved the h Caitlyn and I loved Aunt Gertude and I liked how she brought his inheritance from nothing to something But I totally hated the H I o not think he was faithful while he was gone He said he Dreamwalker (The Ballad of Sir Benfro, didn t sleep with the contessa but heid kiss he once or twice and flirted he thought But I say bull I Akenfield don t think he was faithful to her He was an idiot to listen to hisad and brother about her not really being a virgin in the first place he never wrote her alnd even towards the end he still had Gym and Slimline doubts about her faithfulness But she my friends was true She made him a rich man And she was amazing and so was Aunt Gertrude I loved his sister Melanie too I loved what sheid at the ball It was priceless Even though it all turned out at the end I still idn t really like him I wish she would have found someone betteroh well You love who you love And it id have a nice epilogue eight years later and that was cute It could happen I guess Closer to 15 starsThis was a tedious traditional regency with unworthy hero and the plot which relied heavily on lack of communication between the main charactersThe hero 21 year old younger son of the Earl had lost his money at cards and was forced to marry the opponent s unwanted ward our 17 year 285Expected this book to be a shallow surface feeder Not so but neither Marginal Notes, Doubtful Statements did it plumb anyepths At least not of the angsty kind because for a trope that can be a mawkish tear jerker the author maintains a mild agreeable tone With spoilersThe H is a namby pamby beta who flees his marriage his responsibilities his country easily accepting the vilification of his very young and vulnerable wife He accepts slanderous explanation of how a woman can fake virginity because that eased his conscience in The Clock Without a Face deserting her And that too from a family he couldn t not know to be a hard hearted self serving lot And then believes all that they feed him in letters over the years He improves and grows on one slowly as he had too an actual growing up in the years apart Yes they both were very young to begin with The h is the one who Captives of the Private House does aisappointing reversal she s strong independent and rightly angry to begin with but turns meek and submissive later in the book She single handedly turned his estate profitable Teaspoon and an Open Mind don t they all and then on his return lets himictate on matters he has no experience in The book shifts to a very mild agreeable plane where they sound each other out The om is wasted and so is the ow His cheating celibacy status while apart is left hazy There s no actual grovel or guilt shaming scene And she A Celtic Miscellany doesn t hold out for one as wellTheaughter is mostly left off book Bless Aunt Gertrude where would the h and the book be without herTwo things especially niggle Little Bit the Design Patterns by Tutorials: Learning design patterns in Swift 4 dog is missing after that initial introduction and then is absent even in the epilogue Notone Everyone knows kids and pets enhance epilogues and the hea happiness And what was that hint about previous cuckoos in the nest and Lord Fiske The H s father and mother often enough exchange uneasy glances but that was left unexplained. Gh her senses flame at the sight of her handsome bridegroom she cannot forget his abrupt abandonment and long silence But before she will surrender to him his heritage and her heart Trevor will have to vie with half the young bloods of London in an ardent courtship of his own wife.
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It was a trad regency nothing special I really like Wilma Counts so her books are auto buys for me I ll go with Suri s Review Even my liking for the hero Trevor was on off He was easily swayed and at the same time tried to protect Caitlyn I would have liked to read pages on how Caitlyn manages to turn round the estate The hero could have groveled a bit Even after coming to know about how his family conspired to keep Caitlyn s letters from him Why was he so uick to jump to the wrong conclusion The book hints at some adultery regarding Trevor s parents The Countess and Earl of Wyndham but it s left unsaid The epilogue made me think that mayhap Trevor s brother Marcus would get his own story but I Foxs Feud (Farthing Wood, don t think its happenedAll in all aecent read which I wouldn t mind reading again a few years later when I would ve forgotten all about this book Really enjoyed this book Caitlin was a wonderful heroine she was a mother and abandoned wife The vicious OW of this book was the hateful mother of the herothere was another woman sniffing around whom the husband befreiended overseas when he abandoned his wife but we are to assume he was faithful all that time away no I The Culture Code did not believe it at all THe hero waseep in his cups and gambling and was already beholden to the man who held his markers when he reluctantly bet his hand in marriageand lost Caitlyn was a orphan her parents Banish Clutter Forever death left her at the hands of a selfish and stingy step aunt and uncle who manipulated therunk for her betrothalHe Stolen Magic (Stardust, did not abandon her immediatelythey had a less than stellar first night together and 2 weeks of cautious relations before his parents caught wind of his betrothal and called him home He left but not before absently telling her that she was his wife as a bet then further anguished her by explaing her hand was not wonhis was lost ugh not a stellar beginning the story takes up 5 years later as he finally returns from war to find his runown state thriving and catching the eye of a beautiful woman in town The Billionaire Daddy discover she is his wifegrown up and into her own beauty However before the hero abandoned our heroine his family along with a horrid caricatureeemed Caitlin a joke who was probably already pregnant he knew the truth but they made him Pistols for Two doubt what he knew to be true soespite the fact his wife had a child 5 years ago he never acknowledged it or her in any manner he Stronger does not think it is hisSPOILERS maybeit is only when he sees hisaughter remarking that she is exactly his sister in miniature that he sorta believes her his family shuns his wife and Loss (Gus Dury, daughter and for the most part until the end he sorta accepts their behaviortechnically itr only stopped when his sister makes a grand entrance that makes all accept that the child is his warmed to the hero by the end but not until the last 3 pagesid I truly find him a hero worthy of her and I The Last Rite (Danilov Quintet, did so only because she thought solol Bleh the hero is just awful Being young and recklessoesn t cover up that he s stupid and selfish The heroine and the aunt need to take the kid and leave Just go The older family was just gross and mean spirited nothing ever happens to them Horses that lead no where plot wise What happened to that Alacrity (Illumine, dude in love with the heroine And the heroine s terrible family. A LOVELESS WEDDINGWhen the Honorable Trevor Jeffries loses everything at cards there's only one way to cancel theebt by marrying his opponent's unwanted ward Miss Caitlin Woodbridge a country girl fresh from the schoolroom Their forced union proves to be a glum affair; and Trevo.
No freaking clue cause their plot threads were ropped Skip This is a hot mess This is the firstok I have ever read by this author and I enjoyed reading it Caitlin is a strong female character living in a man s world Trevor is on a ownward spiral after the Love You To Death (Detective Ruby Preston, deaths of his best friend and his twin brother He is constantly gambling and losing big time He is in way over his head when his oppenent tells him that he will forgive Trevor s gamblingebt if Trevor will marry his niece if he loses his next hand Trevor ends up losing and marries Caitlin sight unseen After spending a few Arnhem days with her he thinks that maybe things won t be so bad He receives a summons by his father to return home which heoes His family has found out about his marriage and force him to leave by joining the army and trying to get an annullment He joins up and leaves without telling Caitlin goodbye Caitlin Fitness for Living doesn t know what too when she finds out what Trevor Love Is Blind did but when a surprise happens sheigs in Seven years later Trevor returns from the war to a very big surprise Not only is he still married to Caitlin but she has made his estate wealthy Now he is in for a long struggle to not only prove himself to Caitlin but to also keep all of the other guys from sniffing around his wife I liked the ending of this story because it tied up the storyline nicely I idn t really completely like it bec of my offon liking for TrevorThere would be so many moments that I find what he thinks of Caitlyn unforgivingDes Trevor was a young pup who believed and trusted his family He honestly believed that Caitlin was in on the wager by the unscrupulous gambler that he lost to He id The World in the Curl ditch Caitlin for several years but he still supported her and he was sure that an annulmentdivorce would proceed and she would agree to it as well However Trevor was wrong about that and so much In Trevor sefense he trusted his family to know what was best and he barely knew Caitlin other than she was related to that gambler Why would he think the best of her Okay and Trevor seems to be slightly superficial as well but that really isn t surprising in the whole scheme of things He Connexity didn t think much of Caitlin s looks before leaving but now she is a very attractive to him I m not sure that he would have believed Caitlin if heidn t see similarities bw the two though but they are there Trying not to spoil things I thoroughly enjoyed the way Caitlin had grown up and showed that she A Personal Influence didn t need Trevor yet realized that in thatay in age he still held all the power I also liked that Trevor grew up as well and he was willing to put her first in all things There is a bit of malicious machination thrown in to the mix as well but a wise old aunt seems to nip some things in the bud before they take root Yes even Trevor fell victim to some of his suspicions about Caitlin but you know what will prevail in the end However it is so great when he is proven wrong and oesn t have much to say In the end Caitlin proves to be a very giving and forgiving heroine just as the wise aunt advised Trevor This was a nice read and even though Trevor irked me at times it was understandable given his youth and past suffering before he met Caitlin He grew up fabulously and Caitlin proved her strength over R leaving Caitlin well provided for hastily escapes from it by enlisting for the Peninsula and urging her to seek an annulmentA PASSIONATE REUNIONSeven years have transformed Caitlin into a nonpareil of style and charm adept in the enrichment of her long lost husband's estate Thou.
Before moving to Nevada in 1994 Wilma Counts taught high school English and social studies in Germany to dependents of American forces stationed there She loved the kids but hated meaningless paperwork She especially enjoyed her work with Advance Placement English Model United Nations and student exchanges with a Russian schoolWilma grew up in Oregon a product of the Leave It To Beaver era