Provocative in Pearls
Their marriage was arranged, but their desire was not... After two years, Grayson Bridlington, The Earl of Hawkeswell, has located his missing bride Verity Thompson. Coerced into marrying Hawkeswell by her duplicitous cousin, Verity fled London for the countryside. Now, the couple must make... show more
Their marriage was arranged, but their desire was not... After two years, Grayson Bridlington, The Earl of Hawkeswell, has located his missing bride Verity Thompson. Coerced into marrying Hawkeswell by her duplicitous cousin, Verity fled London for the countryside. Now, the couple must make the most of an arranged marriage-even if it means surrendering to their shared desire. Watch a Video
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 23rd 2010
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: The Rarest Blooms (#2)
It's been a while since I read the first in this series but I know I enjoyed that one more. For me, the first half of this was the weakest. I didn't particularly like either Verity or Hawkeswell. She seemed annoyingly naive of how she thought her life would be and, although not quite as annoying, ...
What a conundrum. It was page 167. I didn't know if I even cared to finish. It was slow. I was bored. I was depressed. I finally laughed on page 267. I've seen were people describe Madeline Hunter's sense of humor subtle...I would describe it as so subtle that it is nearly imaginary. The desperation...
I was about halfway through this book when I realized I didn’t have the faintest idea what the hero’s first name is. It’s possible that I just missed a mention -- it is mentioned two or three times in the second half --but it seems indicative of the general lack of intimacy or emotional resonance I ...
Hawkeswell has found himself in a bit of a muddle. Two years ago he married a heiress so that he could replenish his empty coffers. Unfortunately the bride dissaperead on her wedding day. Now he can't get her fortune, and he can't marry another woman. And then, while visiting the Rarest Blooms with ...
I liked this one better than the first one. I enjoyed the relationship between the H&H and how us slowly grew. Look forward to #3