When the incomparable Miss Milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington's marriage proposal (she laughs at him—laughs!) he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life. Whisking her off to London, Sherry... show more
When the incomparable Miss Milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington's marriage proposal (she laughs at him—laughs!) he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life. Whisking her off to London, Sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, green bride can get into, and she discovers the excitement and glamorous social scene of the ton. Not until a deep misunderstanding erupts and Sherry almost loses his bride, does he plumb the depths of his own heart, and surprises himself with the love he finds there.
Publish date: 2004-07-27
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
When the young hero of this book, Lord Sherry, offers marriage to the beautiful Miss Milborne, she refuses his suit. In a fit of pique and plagued by debts – he can’t gain control of his inheritance unless he is married – Sherry offers for Hero, a seventeen-year-old poor cousin of his neighbors. He ...
Lord Sherringham is determined to gain access to his Trust, and in order to do so he must marry. After the Beauty he avowed to love turns him down, he proposes to his old childhood playmate, the penniless orphan Hero. Hero has worshiped him all her life, so of course she agrees to marry him. But ...
I actually listened to this on audiobook this time around. I loved it! I love this book, period. If you like funny Regency Romance and you haven't read this book, then SHAME on you! SHAME!Really, so, so goo!
This one did not impress me at all. It was boring and frustrating and boring. The characters were stupid and naive (in Hero's case), rude (in Sherry's case) and annoying (in both their cases). I liked George....well enough.And yes, Hero helps Sherry to become a better person and come to the realizat...
This was suppose to be an easy read-light hearted regency book and it is incomparison to many of Georgette Heyer's other books. It has more angst, drama, surprises, comedy, witty exchanges, in depth and complex character analysis than 10 new era regency novel put together. That is why in my eyes for...