E regency romance pap I had been expecting I found the character of Marianne to be engaging if completely sweet and innocent as per Regency romance standards and yet the story was such that and innocent as per Regency romance standards and yet the story was such that flew through itThe story centres around the smuggling trade and includes the sual family dramas mistaken identities betrayal deception and romance that you would expect to find However if you are a lover of a good Regency Romance this book reminds me ite a bit of Stephanie Lauren s Captain Jack s Woman although without the feisty rough and tumble heroine who gives the dashing hero a run for his money3 stars It s good Oi there aren t words as to how mundane this book wasMarianne is the eldest from a family modeled on the Little Women book Their father was a vicar but not once in the book was any member of the family seen with a Bible in a church or oting scripture They were the most non spiritual preacher s family everMarianne s godmother lives on the cliffs and is nwell being poisoned and asks Marianne to visit On the way she encounters a broken carriage and a handsome *man helping to push it out of the way Only eighteen times throughout the book I swear do Ed by *helping to push it out of the way Only eighteen times throughout the book I swear
"Do Ed By "Ed by and plots Marianne hardly knew whom to trust Instinctively she turned to the enigmatic and handsome Mr BeckBut plain Mr Beck turned out to be Andr. ,
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I really tried to finish it but just couldn t There were too many wall banger moments At first the hero and too many wall banger moments At first the hero and only see each other and don t actually meet ntil one arter of the way through the book I could tell immediately who
"The Villian Was Even "villian was Even the heroine supposed to be proper she kept meeting the hero in nproper places without a charperone But the I m done moment was when the heroine discovers that the hero did not tell her that he was a Maruis She thinks that he doesn t trust her she knows he s working A Want of Kindness undercover to catch a spy he can t trust anyone she not good enough to be the wife of a maruis I hate this degradingality in a historical character and she will now do some exploring herself because she wants to prove that she doesn t need him Without reading to the end spoiler alert I will bet she will be trapped in the cavernsbasement with the villian and the hero will rescue her Really How trite The story is set in 1813 Cornwall and involves smuggling murder and someone selling military secrets to the French I found this on my OverDrive late one night and it sounded interesting so
I thought I d give it a go and it was from th. Sheltered innocentthought I d give it a go and it was from th. Sheltered innocent Marianne Horne had come to Cornwall to care for her ailing great aunt She had expected iet and solitude not to be drawn into adventure Surround. Hey compare his eyes to bluebells He is the Maruis of the lands her father s vicarage serves in disguise on the way to the cliffs where smuggling is going on and he s the man to nab the criminal Hard to believe that they d choose him when there are men in the security business who could ve sufficed He is also the boy she fell in love with years ago but it takes WAY too long for her to remember and is a limp attempt to bond the two togetherThe whole book is very I m below him and not worthy while also She deserves better than me a wild card who doesn t know what love is The action is melodramatic SMUGGLER USES TUNNELS IN GODMOTHER S uses tunnels in godmother s tries to pretend he s related to inherit the place The very proper Marianne has NO problem with
him grabbing her and dragging her against his body on theirgrabbing her and dragging her against his body on their meeting and goes on to meet him in secrecy in improper settings with no chaperone many many timesIt was tterly predictable and far too wordy for our generation to tolerate I got bored early on but slogged thru so that I could add it to my list But this one s getting donated to the campground lending library Not memorable Poorly written and dragged on forever. Ew Maruis of Marlbeck a nobleman who surely would never look twice at the daughter of a country vicar So why was he insistent on paying Marianne such flattering attenti.