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The Adventurous Bride
Miranda Jarrett
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The Adventurous Bride (Grand Passion on the Grand Tour #1)

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A proper lady...and an improper lord!

Lady Mary Farren is a sensible, practical country girl. But on her long-awaited Grand Tour, she's determined to find adventure. She's thrilled when the chance purchase of an unusual painting draws her into a mystery...and brings her to the attention of a handsome stranger!

Lord Fitzgerald thought she was just another pampered British mis
ebook, 304 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published December 1st 2006)
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Anne Neville
Lady Mary Farren is a sensible woman with a scholarly bent and a love of art. Sadly, she’s spent years shut up in the country keeping house for her father, the Duke of Aston, all the while trying to protect her amorous younger sister Diana from total ruin. All she has to look forward to is her upcoming Grand Tour of France and Italy. What she doesn’t expect is to be saddled with her sister, who has no taste for art. Nor does she realize that her first purchase in Calais–an unfashionable fifteent ...more
For a mills & boons book, this really was a Great historical adventure novel. Lady Mary goes to France for a tour of old portraits and statues and art, something she's fond of. She's brilliant and beautiful but usually overshadowed by her younger, beautiful,seductive, promiscuous sister.
In France, Mary wanders into a store and falls in love with an archaic painting of an angel but the store keeper refuses to sell it to her. Lord John, already present, but standing un-noticed by them with a
This is a fairly decent book. It's well written, and the characters are well developed, and the plot is interesting. I wish that they'd done more with her sister (who I wanted to see pay for being a little brat and getting her sister in trouble) but I guess in 300 pages or less there's only so much she could do. Worth reading, though, and good for a rainy day.
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