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The Billionaire's Marriage Mission
by Helen Brooks
Billionaires always get what they want! Travis Black might be darkly, broodingly handsome, but as far as Beth is concerned he's also very infuriating! What would a rich, successful and charming man like him want with a quiet, vulnerable and oh-so-ordinary woman like her? Travis soon makes that abundantly clear. However, Beth isn't into casual affairs--so this is one ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Harlequin
(first published December 1st 2006)
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I really adored this book. Simply put, it was so sweet and it really showed how amazing love was. Throughout the book, I was touched by how much Travis loved Beth. Though it wasn’t specifically mentioned, the way he treated her showed me the depth of his love for her. And for some reason she just couldn’t feel it. But I’ll get into that later! Overall, I really enjoyed reading the book. Though some parts were a little slow here and there, I found that the good parts of the book made the entire ...more
Sep 28, 2009 Ridley rated it liked it
While a good story when considered in a vacuum, the fact that it was the exact same story as "His Christmas Bride" really ruined the stories for me. I mean, divorcee left destitute by two-timing ex-husband is similar enough. To have both heroines' parents die premature accidental deaths as well is just too much. The same meet cute, the same "I don't want to have sex and fall in love with you because my ex-husband ruined me on men" prevarication, it was the same story with the names changed.
A good story. A little tame for a HP, it should have been a HR. I seem to like the Helen Brook's heroes more than her heroines. The author likes to trot out very similar character situations in her books too. In this book, the heroine has a loser ex-husband like in His Christmas Bride HP 2689.
Rita Bradshaw was born on 1950 in Northampton, England, where she was educated as a good Christian. She met Clive, her husband, at the age of 16 andnow the magic is still there. They have three lovely children, Cara, Faye, and Benjamin, and have always had a menagerie of animals in the house, whichat the present is confined to two endearing and very comical dogs who wouldmake a great double act on ...moreMore about Helen Brooks...