Brighter Than the Sun
Charles Wycombe, the dashing - if incorrigible - Earl of Billington, needs a bride before his upcoming 30th birthday, if he hopes to earn his inheritance. The vicar′s vivacious, determined daughter, Miss Eleanor Lyndon, needs a new home, since her father′s insufferable fiancee is making her old... show more
Charles Wycombe, the dashing - if incorrigible - Earl of Billington, needs a bride before his upcoming 30th birthday, if he hopes to earn his inheritance. The vicar′s vivacious, determined daughter, Miss Eleanor Lyndon, needs a new home, since her father′s insufferable fiancee is making her old one intolerable. Destinly has brought Charles and Ellie together - though their match at the outset appears to have been made somewhere rather hotter than heaven
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 27th 2004
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
yay! another funny romance and no rapey or abusive scenes. oh, i did so miss historical romance. so glad this author was recommended to me.
My enjoyment of this book was night and day from book one. (Get it? Everything and the Moon, Brighter Than the Sun, night and day?)I only occasionally wanted to kill Charles, which might make him the most tolerable of Quinn's male love interests. I loved Ellie a lot. A LOT a lot. I thought the littl...
Nice quick easy read. Disappointed it doesn't contain characters from the other books she's written - including the main character's sister.
It was cute. But that is about all. There didn't really seem to be much of a conflict... or if there was one I didn't really care for it. I thought it could have been taken farther. It's lights, fluffy and fun, but that's about it. Originally published on GR in 2010
Now, see here... The book is rather entertaining and the plot holds much promise. It's a bit silly to take in, but once you accept that it's an implausible situation in real life, you start enjoying the book. Basically, he NEEDS to get married to get his money. She NEEDS a way to get out of he...