A Wedding in Springtime
Five minutes into Miss Eugenia Talbot's presentation at court, notorious rogue Mr. William Grant made her laugh, ruining her debut. To hush up the scandal, Eugenia's aunt hires a matchmaker to quickly find a suitor—anyone except the infamous William Grant—to help restore Eugenia's reputation. But... show more
Five minutes into Miss Eugenia Talbot's presentation at court, notorious rogue Mr. William Grant made her laugh, ruining her debut. To hush up the scandal, Eugenia's aunt hires a matchmaker to quickly find a suitor—anyone except the infamous William Grant—to help restore Eugenia's reputation. But amiable Eugenia shows a disturbing tendency to follow her heart, and is again caught in the company of notorious Grant. When a traitor creeps closer, threatening to ruin more than just Eugenia's reputation, her kindheartedness may be her ultimate undoing...
Format: Mass Market
Publish date: May 7th 2013
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Series: Marriage Mart (#1)
Genie screws up her debut in front of the Queen and is branded an outcast. Genie blames Will Grant for screwing up her big moment. Really, it was Lord Chamberlin's gut distress that is to blame - yep, this Regency romance starts with a prologue dedicated to a fart joke. Her aunt and mentor decides...
3,5 starsAs far as soapy historical romances go, this one actually had a believable intrigue. Points for mentioning the France-England dispute.Eugenia was so naive it hurt. After a while, I couldn't stand her self-loathing thoughts anymore. But Grant (her love interest) managed to gain my praise. He...
Eugenia, at her presentation to the queen of England, ends up laughing at the worst moment, but when she sees William Grant being amused she can't help but have laughing fits, and a great scandal erupts, and now Eugenia is ruined. Its all over the Ton, the newspapers, and beyond. So her only recours...
I gave this a C+ at AAR, so 3.5 stars here. When I started A Wedding in Springtime, I thought it could be a fun, light read. The comic timing of some of the scenes was delightful and I enjoyed the repartee between the leads. However, things got way too silly for me partway through, and the story dra...
An enjoyable romp. The characters are vividly drawn from Eugenia, who bobbles her presentation to the queen, to Penelope, the soon-to-be spinster sister of four celebrated beauties. The men are equally impressive, from Grant, her reluctant suitor, to the Duke of Marchford with his scheming grandmoth...
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