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The Trophy Wife

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Reduced to selling heirlooms to keep from losing her family's plantation, Elizabeth Stanton receives an unexpected proposal from Maxwell Reardon--a proposal which would solve her financial problems. However, Elizabeth and Maxwell get more than they bargained for. Original.
Paperback, 377 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Mira Books
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ElaineY
The story's premise was fine. Convenient marriage, rich man looking for entree to high society. The phrasing reminded me of the regencies I used to read as a schoolgirl and it was as if Ms Gray was, indeed, writing a historical romance but forgot to change the dates.

I agree with the Amazon reviewers who gave this book 2 stars. I would have given it that at least if not for that hit-man. After finishing the book (I must have been in a good mood) I am puzzled as to why Ms Gray would create a chara...more
Charlie Richards
Absolutely riveting!

I can't begin to count the number of times I've read this book. I love Elizabeth's quiet dignity, sturdy backbone, and unwavering loyalty to those she cares about. Her relationship with Mimi is an absolute hoot and shows from where some of her characteristics developed. The way she responds to and eventually accept's Max's proposition, as well as how she deals with the man, is absolute entertainment.

When Max makes the marriage proposition, he has no idea the chain of events h...more
Virginia
Ok certain romances are like candy to me. This one is a like bite of dark chocolate. I have probably read it 3 times over the years. I've read other books by Gray but they do not give me the same feeling. I'm not sure what it is but I love this book which is really just a romance with a tiny bit of mystery. I love the hero and heroine and their romance. It's the perfect rainy day romance.
Sam
Fantastic! It is a book I take off my shelf to read again and again.
Maggie Shanley
Okay Southern Belle romance; modern day marriage of convenience story.
Sunglow
Loved this book... A light and enjoyable read
Orchita
I ABSOLUTELY ADORED THIS. Just sayin'.
Carmen
Good. Finished it very fast.
Deekev
Enjoyed it,good story
Diorella Lao
I love this book
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Ginna sold her first novel in 1983, after winning the Golden Heart Award, given by Romance Writers of America for the best unpublished novel in a category. She has been working as a full-time writer ever since. When she finishes her current contracts, Ginna will have written 33 books. She has also given many lectures and writing workshops, and judged in writing contests.

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