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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Faith Wentworth's father is a renowned sportsman and national celebrity, but Faith despises all sport and wants to be admired for herself, not her father's exploits. So when Sir Anthony and Lord Frederick begin to pay her marked attentions she's suspicious of their motives. Sir Anthony obviously cares more for her father than for her, but it seems as if Lord Frederick is w ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published July 23rd 2012 by LeMoyne House
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Susan
I wavered between 3 and 4 stars on this. I enjoyed it as a relaxing Sunday afternoon read, and appreciated its sweet good humor. But I always have trouble deciding on numbers of stars.

The Celebrated Pedestrian is a sweet book with some charming gentle humor. The conflicts are muted. It’s pretty clear right from the start how the romance will sort out, but it’s an enjoyable process watching the romance progress. If you’re in the mood for a quick book about genuinely nice people who are rewarded w
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Jenna L
Featherweight reading with an extremely predictable plot. The characters were lightly developed. Too many modern attitudes and phrases to be anywhere near authentic Regency.
Lady Salford
I'm being a bit generous with my rating for this novel since the author's previous books were much better than the flow of this story. Four sets of couples eventually got together, which is quite a lot for such a short story. I felt that not enough time was given to each couple let alone the main characters.

Overall, it was a quick read that helped satisfy my regency withdrawals.
Cathy
Pretty good. This was an enjoyable book, just some pleasant, light reading. The love stories were cute and sweet. My only complaint is that I wasn't completely involved in the romances; they didn't quite catch me up in them as I might have liked. I think the book was too brief for that. But an entertaining, clean book.
Lisa
Suzanne's books are always a delight and they get better and better. This is a fun Regency romance with wonderful insight dealing with characterization. Often an author can accurately portray the main characters' inner workings, but Suzanne is spot on with everyone in the book! And they are all different! Well done.
Becky
I know this is shocking, but like all of Allain's books... I loved it. It was quite as funny as her other two books, and I definitely laughed out loud a few times. I hope she keeps writing because it makes Christmas shopping so much easier. Look for this under the tree :)
sandy
I got this book as a part of the Goodreads giveaway. It is a fun read, basically your chick-flick Victorian novel, but without much literary depth. You pretty much know what is going to happen by the first chapter.
Jenny
Great book. Great author! Makes me want to re-read Mr. Malcom's List. Similar playful attitude.
Calli
I didn't realize they actually had walking events!
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