Enrico DiRinaldi wants a wife and children, even though an accident has left him unable to walk. So he proposes a marriage of convenience to Gianna Lakewood. Having secretly always loved Rico, Gianna can't say no.
The passion Rico ignites in his innocent bride is explosive! But when she realizes that Rico's full recovery from his injuries is imminent, and his beautiful ex-fiancee is waiting in the wings, Gianna is sure he won't want her any more. However, Rico is still intent on keeping his convenient wife by his side...
Italian Husbands: Tall, dark, and ready to marry!
©2004 Lucy Monroe
All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition is published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A. All characters in this book are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
This is a good read when you want to escape and just listen and enjoy. This novel was well written, although the Italian accents weren't the best by the narrator.
Not particularly, but I was also doing my housework at the time so that isn't totally true.
I kept on waiting for the female lead to grow a back bone. It didn't happen.
Clear and wel read
It was a nice story with just a good amount of angst.
The hero. Sometimes the heroine sounded a little too whiny.
When the hero overcame his adversity.
I was really excited to listen to this book. Was even enjoying it in the beginning, but then things progressed, where I felt and thought, "What did I miss? How did that happen?"
I am having difficulty putting this into words...
this book was offensive to me.
Fertility issues were addressed within the first couple of weeks of marriage.
Adoption was frowned upon by the heroine.
No communication between main characters...
We didn't get a chance to understand the leading man either. It was like reading a "one sided" book, and because the heroine was so insecure, we were unable to "read" into his behaviors.
I hope I make some sense. The heroine was a sweetheart, but needed more backbone.
Oh, how I loved this book. It was one of the sweetest things I've read in a really long time. The love shown in this book was so tender and overwhelming that I found myself crying as if I were the main character. Thanks for such a great story and a wonderful emotional adventure!
Lover of ideas who feels no guilt at all about her pleasures.
This novel features the most spineless 'heroine' it's ever been my misfortune to meet. Dominant males aren't my favorite either. It was painful to spend time with these people as they misunderstood their way from stupid conflict to dopey misery. Ew.
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