Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 1st 2003
Publisher: Zebra Books
Pages no: 436
Edition language: English
Series: Company of Rogues (#4)
I loved Francis Haile, Lord Middlethorpe, in An Arranged Marriage more than any other rogue introduced in the first book of Jo Beverley's Company of Rogues series. Why? It wasn't his 'soulful beauty of a poet', nor his 'exquisite manners', nor his very supportive friendship Nicholas and Eleanor Dela...
I loved Francis ever since The arranged marriage. He deserved his happiness. He was good, honorable, an enticing virgin with a heart of gold.
Borderline keeper for me. Detested the heroine's brothers and the hero's mother, as well as the never-ending miscommunication and misunderstandings between all of the main characters. On the other hand, I couldn't put it down ...
Better than Unwilling Bride and as good in a different way as Christmas Angel. This novel of the Rogues series is actually the first one Beverley wrote years before she was first published. Francis, Lord Middlethorpe is a quirky and unusual male lead for a romance novel. I liked Francis for his hone...
Serena the siren or the slut? I'm hard pressed to decide. Lady Anne Peckworth is the loser here. Just like nice guys, nice girls finish last. Fortunately Anne is gracious, if hurt. Francis shouldn't have led her on. Sure Serena and Francis didn't want to hurt Anne, but they did anyway.