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An Unreasonable Match
Sylvia Andrew
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An Unreasonable Match (The Steepwood Scandal #7)

3.44  ·  Rating Details  ·  27 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A young woman disappears. A husband is suspected of murder. Stirring times for all the neighborhood.

After a humiliating Season, Hester Perceval hid away and concentrated on stimulating her intellect--since her heart was broken! Indeed, Hester was a beautiful genius who cracked codes and solved puzzles, arousing the interest of a pen pal, "Zeno." When she discovered her eni
ebook, 288 pages
Published April 15th 2014 by Harlequin Historical Undone (first published 2001)
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Rating: 3.5 stars

As a maths teacher, I enjoyed the novelty of having a mathematically-minded heroine and a romance conducted over ciphers.

The author did a good job of highlighting the frustration the heroine feels over the senseless restrictions Regency society enforces purely due to gender. Although I love this time period, I am most grateful that I didn't live back then.

What I didn't like: Since my sympathies were fully with the heroine, I found the hero a bit too... Regency male.
When he had
Sahanaa Elangovan
A classic romance with rather intriguing ,beautifully explained womenhood!
Mar 27, 2014 Megumi rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Aunque la protagonista podía con mi paciencia en algunas ocasiones, ha sido una lectura entretenida, y sorprendentemente, más centrada en la trama que en el romance. El final ha sido un poco precipitado, pero puede pasar.
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Sylvia is a great reader, whose preference in fiction is for thrillers and historical romances. She married Simon Andrew, the boy next door, and they have one daughter, Catherine, who is married and works in London. Catherine lives in Maidenhead quite near the river, and they have a small house in Normandy, which they visit whenever they can. They are great travelers — from a shopping weekend in P ...more
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