Let’s go back to me being shallow. I’ve told all of you that before. Not interested in the way real people look in real life, I only want a beautiful..Show More » hero and heroine. Sooo, the heroine is full-figured or plump or something like that. But worse was the hero. He’s 20-something with a bump on his nose and a “receding hairline.” Really? A “receding hairline?” WTH? I don’t even know right now if I will even finish this book, or even read anything else by Jane Charles. I just can’t unsee those words. I don’t want to read about a hero with his "hair receding."
I liked Sabrina, and the way she didn’t let those other girls’ treatment of her get her down. I liked how she just took off walking to London by herself, no matter how far it is. And I liked Marius picking her up on her way and after hearing her story he knew something was wrong. However, I can’t finish this book. There can be no “receding hairline” for me. That is toooo real and I read to get out of the real world. I stopped reading at 46%. I couldn’t get their descriptions out of my mind.
I don’t know if there was sex but I’m assuming there was since there was explicit sex in the last book. But no swearing.
As to the narrator: He still stinks at the women’s voices and he still reads without emotions. He does a great job at the men’s voices but that’s not all there is to narrating a book.
I enjoyed this story told by one of my fave narrators. Mr. Woodson's voice is a delight to listen to and his various characters and their emotions are..Show More » brought to life thru his talent. I liked Emily, a strong, intelligent young woman who tries to make plans for her future as she thinks it should be, given her low station. Then Dillon enters her life and all turns on its head. Their relationship has its highs and lows, quite a few twists thrown in to keep it interesting, but the biggest one is at the end when Emily finds out who she really is. I couldn't be happier for her and Dillon and I imagine they lived HEA. I would have liked to hear how Mrs. Chambers received that news though, the old nasty hag LOL