This is one of my favorite authors, and I absolutely love this narrator. She can make any book worth listening to. I did like the story, just didn't l..Show More »ove the heroine as much as the hero. She kind of got on my nerves after a while. For all the lead up to why she couldn't go back to London, the reason was kind of lame I thought. Did enjoy many of the secondary characters. Anyway, I want to listen to the series and I hope the others are a little better.
I love the narration. I love how simply and yet dignified and engaging all these characters develop. I love that the resolution was not the usual reso..Show More »lution. I love that these characters jump out at you and make you want to be like them. And as I said in the title of my critique- s simply a lovely story.
I have read three of the four books in this series and liked them all but this one I loved. Mary Balogh's romances are not full of angst but just full..Show More » of love and other deep emotions, which makes the characters very appealing and the books easy to enjoy.
I enjoyed this sweet story of a starchy mistress/owner of a school for girls. She isn't young, she isn't beautiful, but she is very smart and good at ..Show More »her job. Quite by chance she meets a man who sees through her uptight schoolmarm facade and falls in love with her wit and warm concern for her charges.