First Comes Marriage
Publish date: February 24th 2009
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Series: Huxtable Quintet (#1)
I would give this an enthusiastic 3.5 stars. I thoroughly enjoyed the slow-growing relationship from this new-to-me author. I will be reading her catalog!
I’ve read some Balogh before, but I wanted to go through an actual series. I didn’t love it as much as I thought I would, based on a number of friends’ enthusiastic responses.
Re-read by audiobook As I was listening to this book I started remembering more and more. I realized I liked it more when I read the book as opposed to listening to it. I'm glad narrators are hired at Audible but sometimes when you've heard them so often, . . . I'm going to lower this rating ...
I've read other Mary Balogh books and found this to be one of her least engaging. The plot of the story called for an arranged, mostly romance free marriage. Supposedly, they fell in love with each other during the last 2 thirds of the book, but I found the romance scenes to be quite passionless, ev...
Vanessa Huxtable Dew in her green Regency dress, who is decidedly prettier when she smiles.Artist: Gilbert Stuart, circa 1802-1804*★★★★½ (This is a review of the audiobook.) Again, Anne Flosnik does a nice job of narrating in this, the first of the Huxtable Quintet. She doesn’t sound as stilted a...
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