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  • The Devilish Duke

  • Saints & Scoundrels Series, Book 1
  • By: Maddison Michaels
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98

Devlin Markham, the notorious "Devil Duke" of Huntington, needs a woman. And not just any woman. If he can't woo one of the most eccentric bluestockings of the Ton within the month, he can kiss his hard-earned fortune good-bye. But he's always thought love a wasted emotion and marriage an inconvenience at best. And oddly enough, Lady Sophie Wolcott seems unmoved by his charm. When Sophie learns her beloved orphanage is in imminent danger, she will do anything to save it. Even marry a ruthless rake who takes what he wants in business and pleasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • INTERESTING TWISTS AND TURNS

  • By 🔵🔷🔹Del-VALLE🔹🔷🔵 on 01-03-19

GREAT NARRATION BY JUSTINE EYRE

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-29-19

Devlin Markham Duke of Huntington needs to run telegraph lines across Queen Victoria's lands. So he goes to meet with her. In turn for her permission to run the telegraph lines. He must marry. Queen Victoria feels it time for him to marry and produce and heir to his Prestigious Dukedom. After all he is one of the most powerful and riches peers in all of England. The queen has also picked his bride. Lady Sophie Wolcott sister to an Earl.

Devlin had met Lady Sophie at his house party when she had fallen out of a tree and landed in the azalea bushes. Sophie works diligently at Greys Orphanage as a volunteer raising money and teaching the orphans skills that will help them gain employment. She had done so with one such orphan and who became a friend Jane. Jane has become a maid. But she overhears some disturbing nefarious plot that cause her to run. Jane is viscously murdered. This opens the plot for a pretty good "who done it" murder mystery and why three servants working in titled households have been murdered.


Devlin makes a marriage proposal that Sophie cannot refuse. There attraction grows and together they set out to find out who murdered Jane and who stole Sophie's mail. One of her footmen is found murdered too.


What I really liked was the way Devlin and Sophie grow into love. It's what I call a slow burn. Sophie is head strong and Devlin is trying to protect her from a murderer. But is the murder really just after Sophie or is there some other reason or person the murderer wants to kill?

This was a really entertaining story. I was surprised at how much I liked it. I am not a murder mystery fan. Its well written. A team of really good secondary characters. Like Aunt Mable. Unveiling the murdered was well written with a twist to it.

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  • The Promise

  • By: May McGoldrick
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

On a desperate journey to America, Rebecca Neville promises the dying wife of the Earl of Stanmore to raise and care for her newborn son, James. Once in the New World, Rebecca begins her new life - as a mother.... Ten years later, the Earl of Stanmore learns of the fate of his family. He sends to the colonies for his young heir so he can raise him as a peer of the realm. With no intention of forsaking her vow, Rebecca returns to England with James to face a future without her beloved charge. But she must also face her tumultuous past....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a feelgood story

  • By Alexandra on 02-15-18

STORYTELLING AT ITS BEST GREAT NARRATION

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-27-19

The Promise is absolutely one of the best stories I have read in awhile. May McGoldrick is an Amazing Storyteller. This story will go on my re read list. I Highly Recommend Historical Romance or any read to read The Promise. The story is Heart Rendering, Emotional and will have you on the edge. The slow burn romance between Samuel The Earl of Stanmore and Rebecca Neville was beautifully written.

Ten years ago in 1760 Rebecca Neville was an 18 year old Governess for Sir Charles Hartington, a cruel, sexual abuser to women. He is after the young virginal Rebecca, but she fights back. she thinks she has killed him so she runs. Waving down a Coach she meet Elizabeth Wakefield she has just given birth that morning and is leaving for America with her newborn son Jamey. Jamey is hard of hearing and has a deformed hand. Elizabeth is running to. She has secrets. She helps Rebecca and takes her with them but Elizabeth dies on there voyage. She gets Rebecca to Promise she will raise her son. Rebecca never learns who Elizabeth and Jamey really are.

Ten years later Jamey and Rebecca have made there lives in America. Rebecca loves Jamey as her own and pretends to be his natural mother. Jamey loves his mother he knows no other. But Oliver Birch solicitor for the Earl of Stanmore shows up to retrieve Jamey the Earls son. But there are secrets there too.

All the characters and the backstories are very well written. I loved all the characters, except the evil slave owner and the ex mistress but even they were creatively written. Great writing all around in this story.

The story really takes off when Rebecca and Jamey arrive in England. She will stay with him until he is settled into his new life as heir to and Earldom. She just has to find a way to tell him she is not his real mother. This scene had me in tears. You can feel Jamey's pain. Heart Retching.

Samuel never tries to have any relationship with Jamey. Rebecca notice that Jamey doesn't look anything like Samuel but dismisses it. Rebecca tries to get Samuel to have some kind of relationship with his son. Soon there smoldering relationship starts to flame and off we go.

There is slavery and the abuse of slaves, a evil depraved ex mistress, a cruel slave owner and a story that will claim your heart and mind. I couldn't stop reading this story and then I listen to it on audible. Excellent Narration by Gabrielle Baker.

  • His Wicked Seduction

  • League of Rogues, Book 2
  • By: Lauren Smith
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197

Horatia Sheridan has been hopelessly in love with Lucien, her brother's best friend, ever since he rescued her from the broken remains of her parents' wrecked carriage. His reputation as London's most notorious rakehell doesn't frighten her, for under his veneer of cool authority she has glimpsed a man whose wicked desires inspire her own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action, Sex, Danger, Sadness, Joy, You Get It All

  • By Micky on 02-12-15

VERY GOOD HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!! GREAT NARRATOR!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18


VERY GOOD HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!

Book 2 in The League of Rogues series, "His Wicked Seduction" was so romantic. This is the story of Lucien Russell, Marquess Of Rochester and Lady Horatia Sheridan, sister to one of the Leagues Rogues. Viscount Cedric Sheridan. Let me just briefly say I cannot wait for Cedric to fall in love and his story. I hope he is next in line to fall in love and I hope he recovers fully from the incident he incurred !!

Lucien and Horatia are just perfect for one another. You can tell all through the story how much they love each other and want to be together. Rule 2 in the League of Rogues rule book says never seduce a members sister. Lucien tries to stay away form Horatia but there attraction and Horatia determination to seduce him was too strong. I liked that the author was able to keep them together through out the entire story. That keep the romance going.

I loved all the characters in the series. The secondary characters are very well written and you grow to love them. The whole story is Well Written. I felt like I was in the room with the characters. So why 4 stars instead of 5 I had a problems with the pet cat scene Muff and I wanted some revenge on Hugo Waverly and his cohorts. I don't like it when villains get away scot free. I am sure we will eventually read of his demise and I hope it is slow and cruel. He is just mean. Hugo needs to be hanged, drawn and quartered in a public execution!! . I guess we will also have to wait for the next book to find out more about Tom and his infant sister. This scenario was left a bit hanging. On a Whole "His Wicked Seduction" was a very good romantic and sensual story. I highly recommend this series. Start with bk.1 Wicked Designs (less)

  • The Duke of Ruin

  • The Untouchables, Book 8
  • By: Darcy Burke
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

With her betrothal to a duke in tatters and scandal imminent, Diana Kingman has two choices: live in certain ignominy or flee into obscurity. Diana wants solitude. She never wished to wed in the first place. However, her father will stop at nothing to betroth her to one of the finest titles in the realm...no matter how loathsome the bearer. Escape is Diana’s only option, and she’ll pay any price to achieve freedom. Universally blamed for the death of his wife and unborn child, Simon Hastings doesn’t dispute his guilt over an accident he cannot even remember.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT AND GREAT NARRATION!!

  • By Edwina "I Love books" on 12-01-18

LOVED IT AND GREAT NARRATION!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18

The Duke of Ruin was a great story. I sort of fell in love with Simon in bk7 "The Duke of Ice" when he is first introduced as a character.

Simon Hasting 12th Duke of Romsey is a pariah in the world of the Ton. Simon is ostracized because people believe he pushed his pregnant wife down a flight of stairs causing her death. Simon can't remember anything except holding her at the bottom of the stairs and pleading with her not to die. So of course the dim witted members of the Ton believe the rumors. They treat Simon horribly. But hiis best friend Nick The Duke of Ice sticks by his side and they keep there friendship close. You know from bk 7 that it is impossible for Simon to have murdered his wife. He is just written so beautifully and he is so kind and compassionate.

When Nick decides in bk 7 "The Duke of Ice" to marry the love if his life Violet after he has made a dumb decision to marry Diana Kingman. Simon helps him out by going to Diana and telling her that Nick is marrying Violet and not her. He and Diana run away to hide her from the scandal of being jilted by Nick and the wrath of her father. Over the next 2 weeks journey to her cousins house the two get to know each other well and they fall into a kindly companionship which by the end of the story has turned into a great love. I loved the way the author grows the relationship between Simon and Diana. Its a constant slow burn!! Just beautifully written. We do find out what really happened to Simons wife. I really enjoyed reading "The Duke of Ruin" and now I have to wait 4 days before The Duke of Lies is released. I Highly Recommend The Untouchables series.




  • The Luck of the Bride

  • The Cavensham Heiresses Series, Book 3
  • By: Janna MacGregor
  • Narrated by: Elaine Wise
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

March Lawson is an orphan who, for the past eight years, has struggled to raise her siblings on a meager allowance. Most women March's age would be picking out ball gowns for the upcoming season. But March's focus is not on finding a husband. First, she must devote her energies to just one man: the coldhearted skinflint who refuses to release her inheritance. Michael Cavensham, the Marquess of McCalpin, is not a heartless man. When he learns that Miss Lawson has been forging his name to procure funds, he can't bring himself to have her arrested.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT NARRATION

  • By Edwina "I Love books" on 12-01-18

GREAT NARRATION

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18

The Luck of the Bride is a well crafted story. It was a page turner. I wanted to know how these beautifully written characters would survive and overcome horrendous circumstances. I feel in love with March Lawson daughter of a Viscount and her sisters and brothers Julia, Faith and Bennett. I really enjoyed reading about the 8 year old Viscount Bennett Lawson. At the age of 16 March parents died of influenza. They left 16 year old March alone to raise her 9 and 8 year sisters Faith and Julia and the baby brother Bennett 1 month old. These young children despite being Very Rich had to live the life of paupers. They had to overcome neglectful Guardians who refuse to dispense there trust funds money so they might live. This was so sad. But they learned to survive and overcome there circumstances.

When the Guardian Dies 8 years later there whole life changes and thank goodness it was for the Better!!

Michael Cavensham The Marquess of McCalpin is heir to his fatherthe Duke of Langham. Michael is the Marquess has numerous estate properties and he is very rich. But he has a secret and his brother William is there to cover for him. The brothers are very close and this was a nice feature of the storyline. They protected each other and they loved each other. The whole Cavensham family were very loving, generous and compassion people to be from such a Powerful Rich Duchecy!

Michael is now the new Guardian of the Lawson Siblings Fortune which is substancial. He meets March when he finds out she has been embezzling funds from her trust money by forging his name. The two have sparks flying immedialty. March tries to explane to Michael that her family are living in proverty and have nothing. Michael decides he better check this out. What he finds while visiting them is shocking on how the Lawson's have managed to survive. He immediatly sends a wagon of supplies, food and repairmen to them. To aid them while arranges for them to come to London and stay with his parents The Duke and Duchess of Langham. This begins the romance between March and Micheal and they both get there needed HEA. I loved these two together. They are the perfect couple.

The only problem I had with this story was I think the Cousin Rupert Lawson and the Accoutant Jameson should have been put in Jail!! What they did to the Lawson siblings was illigel and just plain mean and crule!! I am also, just tired of the Aged Spinister Herione. I would have liked it much better it March had been 20 instead of 25. I am just tired of the Spinister characters.

But I still Highly Recommend The LUck of the Bride!! A definite Re Read for Me!! Very Well Written Story!!

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  • A Duke Changes Everything

  • The Duke's Den
  • By: Christy Carlyle
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Nicholas Lyon gambled his way into a fortune and ownership of the most opulent, notorious gentlemen’s club in England. But when Nick’s cruel brother dies, he inherits a title he never wanted. The sooner Nick is rid of the estate that has always haunted him, the sooner he can return to the life he’s built in London. But there’s one obstacle - the exquisite Thomasina Thorne. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • THIS REVIEW IS A GENEROUS 3 STAR

  • By Edwina "I Love books" on 12-01-18

THIS REVIEW IS A GENEROUS 3 STAR

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Narration was Just Okay!!

I am giving "A Duke Changes Everything" a very Generous 3 stars.

Nicholas/Nick Lyon's was the 2nd son of a cruel father who physically and mentally abused him in horrible ways. Talbot Lyons Nicks father was the Duke of Tremayne now he is dead and so is Nicks older brother, the heir to the Tremayne Dukedom. Nick has suddenly become the new Duke of Tremayne. He never wanted to be Duke or to ever go back to his ducal estate Enderley . It holds so many horrible memories. His mother took him one night and they ran away to France to hid from the abuse they both suffered at the hands of the Old Duke. Nicks mother died when he is 16 and he travels back to London and becomes a very rich owner of Lyon's Gentlemen's Club.


Thomasina/Mina Thorne takes over her fathers job as Stewart of the Enderley Estate after his death. She has been made aware that there is a new Duke and is worried she will be sacked because she is a women.


Nick arrives at Enderley to find that his Stewart is a she and not a he. However they work together and he lets her keep her job. They start to become close and Nicks treats his tenants and staff with compassion and care. His initial intent had been to lease Enderley and sale of all the furnishings and paintings anything of value. Mina gradually changes his mind and Nick stays longer and longer. Him and Mina start to fall in love. But of course neither will admit it to one another.

The sex and the romance are Sorley Lacking in between this couple!!

If this review sounds boring its because the story was basically boring. Nick let Viscount Calvert who owed him money walk all over him and in the end he let him get away without paying the money back to the club. Another Viscount Lyle and his son Gregory also talked down to Nick who is a Duke. WTH?? Dukes were respected and revered. No low title like a Viscount would ever treat a Duke like Viscount Lyle and Calvert treated Nick. But was even worse they got away with it. Nick just Kowtowed and bowed down to them. I don't think the author understands how the aristocracy worked. A Duke is one of the highest titles in the land just under a Prince. Viscounts are at the bottom of the aristocracy. A viscounts children were Mr. and Miss they did not even carry the title of Lord and Lady. So why give them so much power over a Duke? A real Duke would have shut them down. Nick was just to passive and paid off these low titled people to get along with them. That did not work for me. He need to act more Alpha Male and Arrogant like a Duke towards these lowly titled men.

The other think that was not made clear to me is was Mina a virgin or did Gregory relieve her of her virginity? That part of the story was not clear. Gregory tells Nick that he was the first one to have her. But Mina said she stopped Gregory before it went to far. When Nick and Mina finally made love it was as generic as ice water and Nick didn't mention that Mina was a virgin.


The end of the story was not good at all. Nick decides to turn his Profitable Gentlemen's Club into a club for inventors. OK it takes a lot of time and money to invest in inventions. So I guess Nick and his partners plan on going broke. Because the way this epilog is written about investing in inventions is just all kinds of ways wrong. They could have keep the gentlemen's club for revenue and opened up and office to interview investors. That way there income could stay secure or turn the gentlemen's club into a Luxury Grand Hotel. I wouldn't want the author Ms. Carlyle to handle my money. I would be broke LOL!!
But overall it was an Okay read. But I won't be continuing with the series "Duke's Den" It doesn't feel like a Historical Romance to me.

  • Leopard's Run

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

The claws come out in this paranormal romance by the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Leopard's Blood. An all-new couple is introduced in this next novel in Christine Feehan's Leopard series. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • NEEDED MORE STORY LESS SEX!!

  • By Edwina "I Love books" on 11-08-18

NEEDED MORE STORY LESS SEX!!

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Narration by Jim Frangione was not as good as he usually is. Sort of Flat!!
This is Timur and Ashe's story. I think Leopards Run would have been much better if it were a novella and not full length story. Eighty percent (75%) of the book is very hot erotic sex. Which is interwoven in the story. Don't get me wrong I love a hot erotic romance story. But it at least has to have 50% storyline and Leopards Run did Not give me that. Every time we get into a dialog with Timur and Ashe or actions scenes it's interrupted with a sex scene. This caused me to loose the storyline. After the sex scene I would have to ask myself what happen in the last part of the story. That's not good!!

I did enjoy the bits of story that we got. I loved revisiting old characters from other Leopard series books. I really liked Timur and Ashe they are written well. I just want more story and a little less sex.

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  • Her Wicked Proposal

  • League of Rogues Series #3
  • By: Lauren Smith
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218

Cedric, Viscount Sheridan, is cursed. Once the ton's golden boy, the loss of his sight has left him a reclusive shell of man, his days of womanizing, horse racing, and pistol shooting lost forever. Offered the chance to recapture a small part of his old life, he can't refuse - even if it means accepting the shocking proposal of the infamous ice maiden Anne Chessley. Still reeling from her father's death, Anne's deepest wish is to avoid the hordes of fortune hunters who will soon be beating down her door.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • More than Disappointed

  • By Helen on 12-07-18

I DON'T LIKE STORIES ABOUT RAPE!!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-19-18

The Heroine was raped at age 18. I thought this was a romance story about Viscount Sheridan after he was blinded in bk2. I had not idea that the heroine Anne Chissley had be raped!! Sorry I don't think is anything romantic about a rape victim. The narration was just okay!!

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  • The Unveiling

  • Age of Faith, Book 1
  • By: Tamara Leigh
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 650
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 583

Twelfth century England: Two men vie for the throne: King Stephen the usurper and young Duke Henry the rightful heir. Amid civil and private wars, alliances are forged, loyalties are betrayed, families are divided, and marriages are made. For four years, Lady Annyn Bretanne has trained at arms with one end in mind - to avenge her brother's murder as God has not deemed it worthy to do. Disguised as a squire, she sets off to exact revenge on a man known only by his surname, Wulfrith.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Story of Forgivenes and Love

  • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 09-11-14

BORING, NO PASSION , NO ROMANCE AND NO SEX!!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-18

I didn't like narration because the narrator spoke in old English and had a heavy accent.
Boring story!! No Passion, No Romance, to many characters to keep up with. Very Violent!! First half of the story is Squire's learning to fight with swords and such. Not One Sex scene. the H/H are at odds with each other up until the very last pages. Annyn Bretanne wants to kill Garr Baron Wulfrith. So she poses as a boy to join his Knights training program. He is the best Swords Men in all of England. She believe he is responsible for her brothers death. The reason is because he was under his care being trained among many to be Knights. Also, he didn't tell the truth of how her brother died so this made him the murders. Nonsense. This is a very Tedious story. I hag to keep going back to remember what characters what. To many people to keep up with in one story.

I am gratful I got this free with kindle unlimited. I thought this was a Medievel Romance but it wasn't anything romantic about it. Its all about Revenge and trying to kil the wrong person.

I did however like the ending. Anny finding out who really killed her brother. But that was hard to guess.

  • The Devil Is a Marquess

  • Rescued from Ruin Series, Book 4
  • By: Elisa Braden
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

A walking scandal surviving on little more than wits, whisky, and wicked skills in the bedchamber, Benedict Chatham, the new Marquess of Rutherford, is at the end of his rope. Deeply in debt and down to his last farthing, he must marry nothing short of an absolute fortune, or risk utter ruin. Enter Miss Charlotte Lancaster, unfashionably tall heiress to just such a fortune and a clumsy, redheaded disaster in her five London seasons. While she dreams of leaving England for a life of trade in America, her father schemes to trade her dowry for a title.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Rescued From Ruin series!!

  • By Jody in Minneapolis on 10-21-18

NARRATOR SPEAKS TO LOW VOLUME NEEDS TO BE SET HIGH

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-04-18

OMG I LOVED BENEDICT/CHATHAM AND CHARLOTTE'S STORY!!

After 5 years on the marriage mart the tall, red hair, intelligent, smart Charlotte Lancaster has failed to land a husband. Her father the filthy rich American Merchant has bought her a husband. The disreputable, callous, whore mongering, gambling, drunk Benedict Chatham now the Marquess of Rutherford after his fathers recent dead.

I truly hateD Chatham from the pervious 3 books in the series. He was an awful person. But with the careful and gradual way the author reveals Chatham's real and true character is poignant and totally believable that he has changed. Once His past is revealed and he has stopped drinking and starts taking responsibility for his life and his new wife I fell in love with him.

Charlotte always thinking she was just not pretty enough, too tall with red hair and freckles never waiver in her growing friendship and then love for her new husband. As the layers of the true Chatham is revealed she begins to fall in love with him. Charlotte is intelligent, kind, compassionate and very loving. Her and Chatham learn the true meaning of love. They also, have one hot and sexy marriage, but this doesn't happen right away. There is a heated build up to there sexual marital relationship. Charlotte has never even been kissed by a man let alone made love too. But she enters her marriage bed with complete courage if not confidence. I loved the way Chatham begins to make Charlotte feel that she is beautiful and very desirable to him.

This was truly a great romance story. I just loved it and it will go on my re read list along with bks. 1 and 2. Sorry can't included bk 3 in the re read list. I am still upset with the violence toward the heroine in that story. I am off to read bk5 When A Girl Loves And Earl!!

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