Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Echoes of the Past” as Want to Read:
Echoes of the Past
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Echoes of the Past

3.32  ·  Rating Details ·  56 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
She'd always intended to make amends someday

Now that day had dawned sooner than she'd expected. And Jared Faulkner was demanding a reckoning.

Purdey wasn't proud of the way she'd treated Jared in the past, even though at the time she could see no real alternative.

But it was a fearful price Jared wanted to extract from her-far greater than she'd expected to pay. And just as
...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 267 pages
Published July 1st 1994 by Magna Large Print Books (first published 1990)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Echoes of the Past, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Echoes of the Past

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
KatieV
Yay! I finally broke my HP dry streak.

If you're in the mood for a snobby alpha hero behaving badly who gets a pretty fair comeuppance from the horribly misjudged and mistreated virgin, this is a great one.

Perdita (Perdy) is 19 when the book opens. Her life had taken a big turn 8 years before when her father had died in a car accident. Her pregnant mother then delivered prematurely and the child was blind. She and her mom had to deal with reduced circumstance and sacrifice a lot to send the broth
...more
Leona
Oct 14, 2015 Leona rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hqn-presents
2.5 stars

This could have been 5 stars, but the ending just closed too quickly and the hero did not suffer enough. But, there were some absolutely incredible scenes.
Roub
Oct 16, 2015 Roub rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
dats how fairy tales shud be like! from rags to riches, the heroine had her brand of magic when jared faulkner proposed her 35000pounds to stop seeing his nephew! i remember reading dat book as a teenager but i did not remember the book's name. so it was a pleasure to read it again, after like ten years! to come back to the story, purdey was stunning and she turned heads wherever she went. jared was no exception to this! yet, he thought he was different from the other besotted fools bcoz he saw ...more
KC
4.5 stars

There are asshole heroes and then there are ASSHOLE heroes. Jared fits the latter category perfectly. He was so mean and rude to Purdey; calling her a little bitch, gold digging slut and con artist (not all in one sitting though, thankfully). Jared was such an ass, but I loved it because underneath all the contempt you knew he wanted Purdey despite himself. Seething, pent-up desire...

So the two had strong chemistry between them. The resulting banter was delightful. Purdey, of course, w
...more
Tishke
Jan 15, 2016 Tishke rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
He was like the scum at the bottom of a pond at the beginning of the story so he had no other way but to go up and improve. But boy, the transformation took FOREVER.

I loved Purdey. You don't meet a lot of girls like her in this day and age in romance novels. I loved that she lived a little better than hands to mouth basically and saved all her money to pay him back.
Jenny
Feb 22, 2016 Jenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
intense, passionate, full of angst! old school harlequin presents at its best!
Chantal ❤️
Well if I was her I would have had a restraining order against him. He goes into her room in the night forces himself on her...omg what kind of an asshole does that??? if she had a chance it was a snowball chance in hell. I did not like him at all. He was the one who gave her the money and offered it to her, then the bastard then makes her pay for it over and over. He wants to get her in bed not because he loves and respects her but for revenge and lust. It would have been ok to me if he had ...more
MissKitty
MissKitty rated it really liked it
Apr 04, 2015
Miki
Miki rated it did not like it
Apr 21, 2011
♥Aicha~high~on~books♥
♥Aicha~high~on~books♥ rated it it was amazing
Apr 10, 2010
Robyn
Robyn rated it liked it
May 03, 2009
Auree Ahmed
Auree Ahmed rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2008
Tiger
Tiger rated it liked it
May 18, 2014
Trina
Trina rated it it was ok
Oct 17, 2015
mystic_rose
mystic_rose rated it it was ok
Feb 17, 2013
LLCSpokane
LLCSpokane rated it really liked it
Dec 15, 2013
Anjali
Anjali rated it did not like it
Jul 27, 2015
Zahiya
Zahiya rated it really liked it
Aug 25, 2016
Saboo
Saboo rated it really liked it
Jan 12, 2016
Danielle
Danielle rated it did not like it
Jun 25, 2015
Zainab
Zainab rated it liked it
Nov 18, 2015
Anna
Anna rated it it was amazing
Jul 04, 2013
Booked
Booked rated it really liked it
Nov 18, 2015
Cathy Norfin
Cathy Norfin rated it really liked it
May 27, 2016
Diane
Diane rated it liked it
Jun 06, 2011
Melanie♥
Melanie♥ rated it liked it
Oct 19, 2015
Patrycja
Patrycja rated it it was ok
Aug 02, 2014
Deanna
Deanna rated it liked it
Jun 16, 2010
Beeg Panda
Beeg Panda rated it liked it
Jul 20, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
206495
Doreen was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK. She married with Donald Alfred Hornsblow, with whom she was a son Keith, in 1968, the family lived in Braughing, England.

Doreen began her publishing career at a Fleet Street newspaper in London, where she thrived in the hectic atmosphere. She started writing after attending an evening class course and sold her first novel to Mills & Boon'
...more
More about Sally Wentworth...

Share This Book