Birth date: April 28, 1928
Died: January 01, 1989
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3.5 stars This one had slow moments but I liked it overall. I'm sure many might be squicked out by the idea that he became her guardian starting at the age of 9 but then ended up wanting to marry her. However, for me, the transition from one type of relationship to another was believeable. I actu...
Bad.Worse.And, the worst part is that tricky moment when I thought there are at least ten pages missing at the end. Nope. All there.Now, is this a 20th century Brontë wannabe, or what?!
Shades of Jane Eyre in this oldie. A heroine named Jaine; a motherless child in need of a companion; secretive hero; an estate on fire.... The book ends with the typical, rather abrupt HEA ending that many of these older titles have. Very enjoyable.
This is a guardian/ward romance, and it's a little twisted, I suppose. I must confess that I always feel a little kinky for liking this book. Oh, well. So this is how the story goes, Dinah came to live with Jason Devrel when her parents die. He sees her grow up, and plans to marry her when she get...