The Perfect Bride
A childhood trauma has left Lady Blanche Harrington incapable of all emotion, least of all love. Now circumstance demands she marry, and Blanche dreads choosing from her horde of fawning suitors. For one very eligible gentleman has not stepped forward.… A war hero and a recluse, Rex de Warenne... show more
A childhood trauma has left Lady Blanche Harrington incapable of all emotion, least of all love. Now circumstance demands she marry, and Blanche dreads choosing from her horde of fawning suitors. For one very eligible gentleman has not stepped forward.… A war hero and a recluse, Rex de Warenne has long admired Lady Blanche. Though fate and his own dark nature have robbed him of any hope for the kind of future such a lady deserves, Rex is determined to aid her—and keep his feelings to himself. But when their growing friendship leads to a night of shocking passion, Blanche's newfound memories threaten their fragile love…and Blanche's very life.
Publish date: July 17th 2007
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: deWarenne Dynasty (Publication Order) (#10)
I think I have just set a new record: finishing a full-length romance novel in less than 2 hours. I confess that I did not really read the second half of the book. I did however, read the first half. I liked the first 30% well enough that I downloaded another book from Brenda Joyce. I now regret the...
This book started out great and then progressively became more and more melodramatic to the point I thought the hero was "nuts" himself to want to settle down with this person. Emotional torture for no real reason that I could see. Disappointed.
too dark, too many bad memories
For her whole life, Sean has protected her and she has loved him. When he left Elle behind to go off and explore what life had open to him, he promised to come back. Four years later, Eleanor is about to marry a man she is very fond of, but her heart still aches for the only man she could truly love...
Lovely 'unputdownable' story with a very troubled but noble heroine and the perfect tortured but noble hero. True, there was lots of drama that even veered into melodrama, but the basic story was character-driven, which I much prefer over suspense or mystery. Also quite a bit of sequel- and prequel-...