Dancing at Midnight
Lady Arabella Blydon has beauty and a brain, and she's tired of men who can see only one without the other.When a suitor tells Arabella he's willing to overlook her appalling bluestocking tendencies on account of her looks and fortune, she decides to take a break from the Marriage Mart. During an... show more
Lady Arabella Blydon has beauty and a brain, and she's tired of men who can see only one without the other.When a suitor tells Arabella he's willing to overlook her appalling bluestocking tendencies on account of her looks and fortune, she decides to take a break from the Marriage Mart. During an extended stay in the country, she never expects to meet Lord John Blackwood, a wounded war hero who intrigues her like no other man.Lord John has lived through the worst horros of war...but nothing could have been as terrifying to his tormented heart as Lady Arabella. She is intoxicating, infuriating...and she makes him want to live again. Suddenly he's writing bad poetry and climbing trees in the pitch-dark night...just so he can dance with her as the clock strikes midnight. And even though he knows he can never be the sort of man she deserves, he can't help wanting her. But when the harsh light of day replaces the magic of midnight, can this tormented soul learn to love again?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 25th 2009
Pages no: 375
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Series: Blydon (#2)
this book said the man, lord john had seen the horrors of war and was injured in body and soul. when he had the flashback about the war i was not expecting child rape. and i was not expecting the graphic details of said rape to be repeated in the book 2 more times after that in his nightmares. ...
Boy oh boy. Corny, Boring, Predictable, and Uninteresting. I had A LOT of issues with this book.1. Plot. It appeared somewhere at the end of the book (at about 70%) although it had been lurking its head around since the beginning. In any case, the plot felt quite recycled. The worst part is that it...
This is the second book in the Splendid Series. I have already read the first book in the series and this book makes Alex Ridgley, the hero in Splendid #1, a not-so-good businessman. He's a Duke and a rich one according to Splendid #1, then why didn't he buy the estate adjacent to his estate that Jo...
3-3.25 stars - because it is, after all, a Julia Quinn bookSplendid was mostly that - splendid. Dancing at Midnight was... a fun read and worth the read in the end, but rather tortured at times (and not just the Hero), rambling, and seemed to include a lot more story elements than necessary.I applau...
Lady Arabella is independent and has had to turn down several marriage offers because its obvious that it isn't her they want but her fortune, so she decides to take a break and stay with her cousin and her husband in the country. While reading, Lord John finds her and through some witty and enterta...