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Dancing On the Wind. After two rejected marriage proposals, David Thurlow needs a wife who will give him an heir, someone who will Victoria must wed. There were some promising moments and scenes, but on the whole the book did not click for teh and I would be hard-pressed to ever read it again, let alone recommend it to someone else.
Apr 28, The Beauty and the Spy. One or two good lines elevate this above one star. Tge found myself wanting to skim parts of the book which I NEVER doespecially the end and the last scene between Victoria and David where they go on and on, resolving every last thing that’s been popping up throughout the book.
It was as I remembered, a pleasant read, with a plain Jane kind of heroine something I love and her romance with her much-changed and kind of angsty neighbour. The characters This book was a nice read.
But what does it say about a book? Victoria nnext a companion and caretaker to her grieving mother her father killed himself after losing all the family’s money to bad investmentsand decides she needs to marry soon or get a job. Most of the book felt like a non-event with false tension created by people just not being honest with each other.
Review: The Lord Next Door by Gayle Callen
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The characters are likable and even though there is a need to suspend reality a bit, it is not so crazy that you simply want to scream. The story wasn’t bad, it just wasn’t all that entertaining. Jan 24, Monique Takens rated it liked it. David was so sweet and I loved how they started writing to each other when they were just 10 But Victoria didnt know she was writing to David she thought it was a cooks son named tom what a great read!!
He forgot the risk of his dishonor and her ruin. After two rejected marriage proposals, David Thurlow needs a wife who will give him an heir, someone who will. Sep 15, Shannon rated it liked it. Visit the Help Center – Close X. S I really can’t wait to read about your sisters. However, I have moved out of that New Adult stage of my life and am now strictly in the Contemporary Romance age zone of While I eventually found myself liking this character, he was very difficult to connect or engage with.
He was turned down by two peers that he wanted to marry, yet still wishes to marry as he needs someone to run the house and provide an heir. David and Victoria are such great people that it was so sad to read about all the hardship that they had to deal with. David needs to marry also, but he needs a bride who is above reproach to counter his reputation, that was tarnished by his father.
The Portrait of Lady Wycliff. Thank you for signing up! Victoria is shy and does not wish to mingle in society or marry. Want to Read saving…. The Lady Is Daring. The Groom Wore Plaid. Typically, when a book irritates me past a certain level, I don’t waste my time finishing it, and when considering the issues I had with The Lord Next Door, it is very ironic that I completed this book.
The story is started off with 10 year old Victoria secretly writing to her neighbor, Tom. I lost interest and had to force myself to finish, but overall a dooor story. Her character was not at all consistent – at times I found her to be far too boring, placid, and even weak, while at other times she showed a strength of character and will that did not at all ring true with the weak Victoria that we had just encountered a page or paragraph before.
Victoria is the ideal candidate — quiet, unassuming, and in desperate need of funds. I highly recommend this story, and if you like it then I might also recommend Lori Wick’s ‘The Proposal’, or any of her English Garden series. Love with a Scottish Outlaw. He is a business man heavily involved with the rail oord and tries to be perfect without scandal to help clear his family name.
Gayle Callen finished reading. When the hero said he “married her for her spirit” I actually wondered if the author was thinking of someone else.
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Victoria is an appealing heroine, initially rather gauche in society principally due to the fact that her father persistently ran her down; but she blossoms after her marriage and sh I’ve been on a bit of a “marriage-of-convenience” kick of late, and this book definitely fed my craving!
Until she remembers her childhood friend and next gayls neighbour who she had a secret correspondence with. A Most Scandalous Engagement.
Although much of the drama in the book hinges on the scandals that haunt both families and to be honest, while unpleasant, I’m not sure that either secret would have been cause for social ostracismand I’m not a fan of too much mis-communication in my HRs, I did like the fact that Victoria was fairly forthright about challenging David when he did something to upset her as when his former mistress called at their house!
It gayyle a book that sticks out in the genre, which is probably why I had forgotten I had even read it, but it is a nice book to sit back and relax with. Her character was not at all consistent – at times I found her to be far too boring, placid, and even weak, while at other times she showed a strength of character and will that did not at all ring true with the weak Victoria that we had just encountered a page or paragraph before.
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