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A Precious Jewel (The Ideal Wife #2) - Mary Balogh
A Precious Jewel (The Ideal Wife #2)
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ISBN: 9781442093966 (144209396X)
Publisher: Paw Prints
Edition language: English
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debjonesdiem rated it
5.0 Great historical romance
A Precious Jewel by Mary Balogh is a well written historical romance. Ms Balogh has delivered wonderful, lovable characters, drama and a bit of sizzle in this sometimes sad story. Gerald and Priscilla's story is all about choice and survival. A Precious Jewel is book 2 of the Stapleton-Downes Ser...
Khanh the Killjoy
Khanh the Killjoy rated it
3.0 A Precious Jewel (Signet Regency Romance)
This book was a nice, sweet read. There wasn't a lot of overwhelming passion in this book, but Mary Balogh has a talent at building up slow relationships. The action in this book just dragged on a bit for me, the pacing just felt repetitive and very slow at times. All of the characters in the book w...
Vera rated it
2.0 A Precious Jewel (Signet Regency Romance)
This novel stands out in that the hero is pretty rubbish in bed. It's fantastic. While I didn't particularly like either character, they clearly snuck under my fences because I was all swelling violins weepy at the resolution.
Dawn772 rated it
5.0 A Precious Jewel
Very interesting, captivating and steamy historical romance that takes a stark look at multiple serious issues such as coping during dire straits, insecurity, stereotyping, and self-worth. Sir Gerald visits a house of pleasure and takes an interest in a particular courtesan Priss who he sets up as ...
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Bookish Shenanigans rated it
I'm giving this a 3+ stars ("I liked it") because, even though I think the story itself was unique, well-written, emotionally-gripping, and pretty much perfect for the characters it featured, I personally couldn't get much more excited than "I liked it" throughout the book. That said, two moments ma...
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