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Review: The Temporary Wife by Mary Balogh

Review: The Temporary Wife by Mary Baloghby Keira G

Hero: To say that the Marquess of Staunton does not have a good relationship with his father is an understatement. When summoned to return home after eight years of separation, he decides to thwart his father’s matrimonial plans by finding his own wife first. He wants to embarrass and wound and decides the lowest he […]

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Review: Rumours Among the Heather by Amanda Balfour

Review: Rumours Among the Heather by Amanda Balfourby Sandra Scholes

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Synopsis: Juliana Hastings is in a dire situation after being left destitute from her unfortunate father’s death. She is still in mourning, but has to get her life together, and wonders how she will be able to cope when her fiancé decides to jilt her. Her only hope is to become […]

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Get into Bed with Anne Gracie (Author Interview)

Get into Bed with Anne Gracie (Author Interview)by Keira G

Keira: How does a governess become a companion? Anne Gracie: In my book The Autumn Bride Abby is sacked from her governess job when she smuggles in her sister and two friends for the night. They have nowhere else to stay — they’ve just escaped after being kidnapped and taken to a brothel. Things go […]

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Review: The Soldier by Grace Burrowes

Review: The Soldier by Grace Burrowesby Aggie S.

Reviewed by Aggie S. Devlin has finished with war and serving his King. He just wants to go home and take care of the family holdings. Upon arrival he finds a waif of a child in his fountain, dirty and straggling looking. He is informed that this waif conveyed with the estate, which he finds […]

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Review: The Amorous Education of Celia Seaton (The Burgundy Club, Book 3) by Miranda Neville

Review: The Amorous Education of Celia Seaton (The Burgundy Club, Book 3) by Miranda Nevilleby Keira G

Heroine: Kidnapped, Celia Seaton is no passive miss. At the first opportunity she gets out of the attic of a two story cottage wearing only her under clothes. Stumbling upon her worst enemy (who doesn’t even know he’s her enemy because she doesn’t register on his radar) conked out across the threshold of the house, […]

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Review: Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh

Review: Seducing an Angel by Mary Baloghby Marcia

by Marcia, guest reviewer Lady Paget, Cassandra Belmont is rumored to have killed her husband—with an axe.  She is in terrible financial straits and must find a rich man who can support her and her household; Alice her companion and former governess, Mary the housemaid and cook, Belinda, Mary’s illegitimate daughter and Roger the three […]

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Only Mr. Darcy Will Do and the Treasure Hunt

Only Mr. Darcy Will Do and the Treasure Huntby Guest Blogger

by Kara Louise, guest blogger and author of Only Mr. Darcy Will Do Keira invited me here today and gave me a very interesting suggestion for for my guest blog. She asked me to prepare a treasure hunt similar to what Darcy did in my newest book, Only Mr. Darcy Will Do. In this variation […]

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Review: Only Mr. Darcy Will Do by Kara Louise

Review: Only Mr. Darcy Will Do by Kara Louiseby Keira G

Kara Louise is a must read! The Story: Elizabeth’s trip to Derbyshire with her aunt and uncle is canceled when Mr. Bennet dies. The only thing for the four girls and Mrs. Bennet to do is to make the best of a bad situation. Jane and Elizabeth take positions as governesses with Jane working for […]

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