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The Italian Count's Defiant Bride (International Billionaires #5)

3.18 of 5 stars 3.18  ·  rating details  ·  62 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Count Francesco da Luca doesn't like being made a fool of. When his bride fled the marriage bed, he vowed she'd pay the debt she owed him--their wedding night!But Alicia Cross is no longer the trembling, naive innocent he married--and she won't be pushed around by the masterful count. His runaway bride is proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated--until he disc ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Mills & Boon (first published January 1st 2009)
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Ann Keller
Alicia Cross thought she’d put that horrible moment behind her, but suddenly Count Francesco da Luca was standing in front of her and she couldn’t hide any longer.

The years had been kind to Alicia. With her pale skin, adorable freckles and fiery red hair, she holds Francesco captive with her simple beauty. If only sweet Alicia can find it in her heart to forgive him for their misunderstanding, they might have a chance to be together again.

I enjoyed the contrasts between these natives of Wales an
Jennifer Mcpherson
”Francesco!” Said Alicia frantically. ”speak to me, darling!” What-shall-I say, Amore?” He croaked. Gareth let out a shaky breath. ”Are you all right?” No ,.of course he's not all right, Alicia said crossly. You knocked him out!” Francesco gave an unsteady laugh. He only managed that Carina, because you distracted me.” If you've broken any of his teeth, Gareth Davies,” she warned ”you pay the dentist ”
This is stupid .... OMG who wrote this book.. Boring insipid and waste of paper..
I'd really like to give it a 3.5 but I can't.

The plot was really different from most Presents that I've read.
No angst or intense emotions. Didn't like it.
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Catherine George was born in a village on the Welsh-English border, where the public library featured largely in her life. Her mother, who looked upon literature as a basic necessity of life, fervently encouraged Catherine's passion for reading, little knowing it would one day motivate her daughter into writing her first novel.

At 18, Catherine met a future Engineer, who had set in a pendant a gold
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