Bride for a Night
After Olivia Dobson is jilted at the altar, she endures another humiliation: a substitute groom! The elder brother of her runaway betrothed has taken matters into his own hands. Shy Olivia has long held a secret attraction for Andrew Richardson, the handsome Earl of Ashcombe. But when she's... show more
After Olivia Dobson is jilted at the altar, she endures another humiliation: a substitute groom! The elder brother of her runaway betrothed has taken matters into his own hands. Shy Olivia has long held a secret attraction for Andrew Richardson, the handsome Earl of Ashcombe. But when she's wedded, bedded and dispatched alone to his country estate, the timid beauty discovers one night of passion has ignited a bold inner fire.While his lovely green-eyed bride is out of sight, she is not far from Andrew's mind—and when Olivia is abducted by French spies, the earl fears he may lose what he's only just found. Yet the wife he races to rescue is a far cry from the gentle bride he abandoned. She's a woman who dares to demand forever after from her husband….
Publish date: September 20th 2011
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Spy Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Ehhh, what can I say. This book started out interesting, and I really felt for Talia in the beginning of the book. Needless to say, it went downhill from there. I made it halfway through before I realized I was reading just to get it over with and decided to quit.Talia and Gabriel met twice befor...
3.5 stars**I noticed a pretty big error with the printed copy I have. The blurb on the back of the book (paperback) has the hero named 'Andrew Richardson' the hero in this book is named Gabriel. Uh... why no one caught this I have no clue. I was really surprised and shocked that a mistake this big m...
The kidnapping/French spy drama got a bit tedious at parts, but the romance completely made up for it. I'm a sucker for a good marriage of convenience story, and this one rocked. There were two secondary romances that kept things moving as well.
Usually, an asshat hero is the kiss of death for any book, as far as I'm concerned. But somehow, this book managed to worm its way into my good graces despite the utter idiocy of its male lead for nearly half the story.Gabriel, the Earl of Ashcombe, was understandably angry when forced to marry a w...