The Most Improper Miss Sophie Valentine
"A scintillating debut...as addictive as chocolate."—Mia Marlowe, author of Touch of a Rogue "Wanted: one husband, not too particular. Small dowry, several books, sundry furnishings, and elderly aunt included. Idlers, time-wasters, and gentleman without other attachments need not... show more
"A scintillating debut...as addictive as chocolate."—Mia Marlowe, author of Touch of a Rogue "Wanted: one husband, not too particular. Small dowry, several books, sundry furnishings, and elderly aunt included. Idlers, time-wasters, and gentleman without other attachments need not apply."—Miss Sophie Valentine A SCANDALOUS LADY Sophie Valentine knew placing an ad for a husband in the Farmers Gazette would bring her trouble-and she was right. When the darkly handsome, arrogantly charming Lazarus Kane shows up on her doorstep, the nosy residents of Sydney Dovedale are thrown into a gossiping tizzy. After all, it's common knowledge that Sophie is a young lady In Need of Firmer Direction. But even Sophie isn't so scandalous as to marry a complete stranger. .. is she? SEEKS HANDSOME STRANGER Lazarus Kane has been searching for Sophie half of his life. She may not remember him, but he could never forget her. But the past is a dangerous thing, and it's best if his remains secret if he wants to tempt Sophie with ... A MOST IMPROPER PROPOSAL
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 5th 2012
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
Series: Sydney Dovedale (#1)
Read This Review & More Like It At Ageless Pages Reviews It's a shame that a book with such a clever, unique blurb turned out so bog standard. Every HR trope appears to have been tossed into a blender and spat out into a plodding, confusing mess. Including, but not limited to, the following: Gam...
I got about a third of the way through this book before giving up and tossing it on the DNF pile. My complaints are many. First, the writing style is weirdly florid and pretentious, full of rambling metaphors that serve no purpose. The sun, like a playwright with all the winding threads of his im...
Different. Seriously mixed feelings about the heroine. I liked the hero and how he was determined to try and catch her. It seemed like everyone except for her best friend, her elderly aunt, the hero and his friends were evil and small minded. I don't think I liked the broad brush painting of ever...
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29yo heroine is kissed by a 24yo stranger who answered her ad for a husband in the Farmer’s Gazette. She declined his offer since her older brother doesn’t think Hero is suitable & wants her to reconsider her former beau for marriage. She was involved in a scandal 10 years ago with her former beau &...