In My Heart (Donally Family, #1)
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In My Heart (Donally Family #1)

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After a whirlwind courtship and elopement, Lady Alexandra Marshall watched helplessly as her husband was shipped off by her irate father. An annulment followed, and though Alexandra waited with packed bags, Christopher never returned for her. She has tried desperately to forget the only love she's ever known and now devotes herself to the British Museum...until she discove...more
Mass Market Paperback, 373 pages
Published March 30th 2004 by Avon Books
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I'm not sure if I got this book for free or not, as it was lurking unread on my kindle app. It was pretty far down on my list, so it has been lurking for a while. This is one of those really great romance novels. It has mystery, intrigue, family secrets, and great writing. My liking of this book starts with character's names. They're normal, and normal for the time period. Christopher and Alexandria are the hero & heroine. Both are tormented--to different extents--by the past. The mystery un...more
Wasted potential thy name is 'In My Heart'. This was such a promising book at the beginning. It has a not very social academic heroine struggling with her position at the Bristish Museum, an Irish businessman hero who is in constant battle with a society which values titles more than accomplishments and a 10 year old annulled marriage that has given them a boy who died as a toddler. It even has a mystery about stolen gems as a backdrop.

But the love story (if you can call it that) just didn't wor...more
Cecilia Rodriguez
The Story is set in 1866, London. Sir Christopher Donally returns from war and is sought out by Lady Alexandra, his former lover. She has discovered the theft of several valuable gems from the museum collection and wants Christopher to help her find the thief. The plot references the strong prejudice against the Irish people.
Danette Steward
3.5 a it long and complicated.
3 and 1/2 stars

Good story.
For once, the hero is a commoner; though, he is rich. The heroine is a titled lady who is college educated and employed, which is quite a different premise from the usual. She is also not a virginal miss just out of the schoolroom but is pushing 30.
The main conflict: how true love trumps snobbish society.
Setting: Victorian era in England.
The couple in this book fell in love 10 years before and came together again. People and problems kept them apart, but love won out in the end. I really loved this book. I would recommend this book to any one who loves romance books.
3.5 Me lo leí en una noche :) Aunque hay cosas que no me gustaron del todo en la narración, la historia de los protagonistas es muy linda. Oh, y me hizo mucha falta un epílogo u.u
Al final creo que le pondré un 3.5 porque hay algunas cosas de la forma de narrar de la autora que no me han terminado de gustar :S pero la historia de amor es preciosísima *0*
When I started reading, I was so sure it would be a 5 stars. I was really into the characters but the story took a tangent that didn't kept me hook.
Pedazo libro en mi opinión. Pensé que sería otro de tantos, pero la historia me ha encandilado completamente. Es preciosa... *___*
Una novela de reencuentros, preciosa y que está en lo más alto de mi estantería
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Years after receiving my Criminal Justice degree from the University of Oklahoma , I discovered the
historical romance genre. True legends like M.M Kaye, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Judith McNaught, and
Penelope Williamson, sparked my love for writing and convinced me I wanted only to do one thing in
my life and that was to create great stories alive with grit and passion.

In the past, I've written western...more
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