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The Would-be Witch ( Wodesby #1)

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
A Bewitching Young Lady

Miranda Wilton had everything a young lady needed to shine in society - birth, beauty, and breeding. But though she cast her spell on a swarm of suitors, both her proud mother and powerful brother demanded the final say in choosing the man who took her hand.

Certainly Lord Adam Brand did not meet their strict standards or Miranda's own notion of the
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Signet
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A mainstay on my traditional Regency rereads list. I pull this one out about once a year to get reacquainted with the Wodesbys.

Miranda Wilton has grown up in a world of magic - true, ancient magic. Her family, the Wodesbys, is one of the oldest in England. They are direct descendants of Merlin and have served as advisors to royalty for generations. Although children who carry the Blood (i.e., those of magical heritage) are promised to others of the Blood from birth, Miranda, at 28, remains unwed
I agree with the other reviewers. This was a charming, delightful, and well written book. It seamlessly combined fantasy with regency romance, two of my favorite genres. I certainly plan to read the next book in this series, which is about Damien, the heroine's brother, as well as the rest of Ms. Boucher's books. What a treat to discover this wonderful author.
Mar 02, 2009 Julia rated it really liked it
A realistic, pleasing blend of fantasy and romance - not overdone, and in a painstakingly accurate & realistic historical setting. The hero & heroine have fantastic chemistry, and the use of the hero's POV is incredibly hot in a subtle manner. This book doesn't need explicit physicality to arouse!
Dec 29, 2014 Spazfungus rated it did not like it
meh, lots of hocus pocus, lots of running around, not enough clear cut communication, misunderstands abound, numerous numerous references to the magic, not much use of it
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