It was the most brilliant match of the season -- the marriage of wealthy Lord Cardross to the enchanting Lady Nell. But Nell harbors one secret in her heart, she is deeply in debt. Unable to reveal the truth to her husband, Nell tries to settle her muddled financial affairs, but finds herself... show more
It was the most brilliant match of the season -- the marriage of wealthy Lord Cardross to the enchanting Lady Nell. But Nell harbors one secret in her heart, she is deeply in debt. Unable to reveal the truth to her husband, Nell tries to settle her muddled financial affairs, but finds herself caught up in a terrible deception.
Publish date: 2012-01-01
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
I'm on a bit of a Georgette Heyer re-read kick at the moment. I started with The Foundling and went on to April Lady. As with The Foundling, one star deducted for the main female lead. This time the star off is because of Nell's wild mood swings. As in, sometimes she's shy and awkward and lovable ...
Feel a bit ambivalent about this one. A continual stream of misunderstandings and bad luck that eventually sort out with the main couple realising they were deeply in love all along. Not enough time is spent on them though and the main story concentrates on his sister and her unsuitable choice of be...
Cute little book, my first by Georgette Heyer, which I've heard praised on a blog I follow, The Captive Reader. I enjoyed it, although dunno if I'd say I loved it. It had many misunderstandings and scheming and bad ideas, and ended with the MC and her husband realizing that they did love each other....
3.5 stars.Akin to [b:The Convenient Marriage|32106|The Convenient Marriage|Georgette Heyer|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320400640s/32106.jpg|3183163], though it has it's own charm. Nell and Cadross are very cute, always a plus. The story petered out towards the end but I've found that that's pretty...
Originally reviewed at Here There Be Books.My first Georgette Heyer book, a mystery, did not go so well. April Lady, on the other hand, is a regency romance and it was SO. MUCH. BETTER! Huzzah! Thanks so much to the nice lady at the Sourcebooks booth who recommended April Lady to me at ALA Annual la...