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A Surfeit of Suitors

3.13  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Torn between good sense—and her senses.

At the age of twenty-five, Lady Georgina Spalding was too old to play the girlish fool in love—yet too young not to respond to the shocking but undeniably arousing advances of the handsome visitor from Virginia, David Linwood. This irrepressible American plantation owner mocked all manners in his pursuit of the lovely, still youthfull
Mass Market Paperback, 217 pages
Published March 1st 1983 by Signet
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Jul 08, 2016 Angie rated it it was ok
I actually would give this 2.5 stars if I could. It's not a bad book at all. Rich in details, interesting characters, and mention of the Former Colonies which is something that surprisingly few Regency romances seem to remember/mention. On the other hand, I don't buy the end result easily because the falling-in-love was very, uh... Behind the scenes and off the page. They just suddenly, bam, realized "I love him/her." But there was no real build or evidence of that developing. So it works well a ...more
When I was in middle school I began covertly devouring romance novels, usually regency era. To this day I remember this as the best historical romance novel I've ever read. I learned so many SAT vocabulary words from these novels and spent many a Sunday curled up with one from my pile from the public library. This one I actually bought from a bookstore with my babysitting money when I was 13.
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Barbara Hazard was born, raised, and educated in New England. She studied music in addition to her formal training in art and added the writing of Regencies to her many talents in 1978. Her other hobbies include listening to classical music, reading, quilting, cross-country skiing, and paddle tennis.
Barbara currently lives in New Hampshire with her husband.

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