Dancing with Clara
Frederick Sullivan goes to Bath to find himself a rich wife in order to save himself from financial ruin. He sets his sights and his considerable charm on the plain and crippled--and enormously wealthy--Clara Danford. When she accepts his proposal, Clara is not for one moment deceived into... show more
Frederick Sullivan goes to Bath to find himself a rich wife in order to save himself from financial ruin. He sets his sights and his considerable charm on the plain and crippled--and enormously wealthy--Clara Danford. When she accepts his proposal, Clara is not for one moment deceived into thinking that he really cares for her. But she chooses to accept him anyway because her life has been almost devoid of beauty and Freddie is the most beautiful man she has ever seen.
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Publish date: 1995 (data przybliżona)
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Historical Romance
, Category Romance
, Regency Romance
, Traditional Regency
Ugh. This was the first Balogh I ever read - it took me years to give her books another try but I'm glad I did.I came across this novel over the weekend and after being astounded that I still had it, I found myself flipping through it. Balogh is admittedly a good wordsmith, and I did like this boo...
Meh. Not my favorite Balogh at all. I dislike when disability goes *poof* and when a hero cheats his way clear through the book.
Freddie Sullivan is quite desperate. He has run up gambling bills so high that he is to the point where he can't pay them and may have to be sent to debtor's prison. He is ashamed to ask his father to bail him out yet another time so he heads to Bath to find a rich bride. There are three possible...
Re-read December 2010Yeah, I still hated this book.I'm with the other reviewer who said that while they love a rake story, they want their rakes REFORMED.Even though Clara never expected that he'd be faithful, it still hurt to hear about all the women he had while they were married. Blarg.I can get ...