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That Would Be a Fairy Tale

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A sparkling historical romance by bestselling author Amanda Grange, in a new, tenth anniversary edition Note: Previously published under the title of Marriage at the Manor
When poverty forces Cicely to sell her family manor house, she is devastated to find that the new owner is a businessman who doesn't love the beautiful home as it should be loved. She is determined to d
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Paperback, 232 pages
Published September 22nd 2012 by Createspace
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Jakayla Bryant
Feb 07, 2014 Jakayla Bryant rated it it was amazing
This book is a wonderful tale told in the olden days, but not to old. it tells the stories of cicely, a hong duchess who looses her estate. and a dashing young Alex Hamilton, a business man, or "cit" as cicely would say. They both are determined to hate each other but after a few close calls and electric sparks between the two of them they are attracted to each other. It goes on to tell of the adventures they go through to be together, in the end, Its a Fairy Tale.
Katherine
Mar 30, 2015 Katherine rated it it was amazing
Cicely must sell her families estate upon her fathers death to cover his debts and now live in lesser circumstances in a cottage on the estate although she is still very much a lady. Her attorney arranges for the sale with an Alex Hamilton, no better off than a tradesman as Cicely views him and is determined to hate a man who buys an estate without seeing it himself. Alex doesn't like society classes due to how they treated his sister when she was in servitude but seems attracted to Cicely. Both ...more
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Jan 28, 2015 Deanna Stanley rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
If you can ignore the historical inaccuracies, you're left with characters that aren't interesting and a contrived climax. Not awful, just meh.
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Amanda Grange was born in Yorkshire and spent her teenage years reading Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer whilst also finding time to study music at Nottingham University. She has had twenty-five novels published including six Jane Austen retellings, which look at events from the heroes' points of view. She has also had two books published under different names: Murder at Whitegates Manor (as ...more
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