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Mixed Emotions

3.71  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
She liked him, yet she didn't. Staring at her with those demanding eyes, then sweeping her off from the party, commandeering her for himself. But she had to admit that it was exhilarating to have such a witty, sophisticated man crazy to marry her -- right away.

And Margot married Paul right away. She began a life of doing what he wanted her to do. She was happy -- well, not
Hardcover, 269 pages
Published September 1977 by Warner Books (first published 1977)
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Apr 08, 2009 Louise rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Great read!!

Twenty-two year old Margot Seaton meets Paul Rayburn at a party. He is six years older, funny, impulsive, and charming. Margot is immediately taken by his role-playing, his funny voices and accents, his whimsy. And in a spur-of-the-moment decision, agrees to marry him only days after they meet.

Ignoring the small voice in her head that urges caution, and ignoring all the good advice her parents ever gave her, she begins a life with a man she scarcely knows. Initially, it's fun. But th
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I couldn't get past the very dated language to find a way into this story, its a little too formal and dry. There is a very similar book I have read (the same era and subject) and it sort of felt like de ja vue (wish i could find it in my list but i think it predates my time at goodreads)
Oct 18, 2011 Linda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Deals with wife beating.
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Charlotte Vale-Allen was born in Toronto and lived in England from 1961 to 1964 where she worked as a television actress and singer. She returned to Toronto briefly, performing as a singer and in cabaret revues until she emigrated to the United States in 1966.

Shortly after her marriage to Walter Allen in 1970 she began writing and sold her first novel Love Life in 1974. Prior to this book's public
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