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The Chivalrous Rake
With a broken collarbone, Jack Hamilton was in no mood to have relatives arrive on his doorstep. But the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter were practically penniless, so he couldn't just turn them away. They had obviously left their previous home under a cloud, with Cressida's reputation in tatters.And then Jack learnt the true reason for their plight, and his chivalro ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Harlequin Special Releases
(first published May 1st 2004)
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I liked some sections of this novel better than others. It wasn't that I didn't like the characters, I really liked the rector. But there were aspects of the novel that I just didn't understand. Such as disclosing her history to all and sundry. I missed a little cohesion, but none-the-less enjoyed myself.
A couple of gripes: didn't think he was such a rake to begin with, the chick's rather silly with the self-put-upon angst, and some scenes made me roll my eyes; it was a bit exasperating, especially near the end.
We live in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, in a beautiful lush valley full of apple, pear and cherry orchards. We moved here a couple of years back, escaping from the city and it’s just gorgeous. The property is small, only five acres, but we have room for two small noisy boys, three dogs, two cats and several woolly things masquerading a environmentally friendly lawnmowers. Before that we ...moreMore about Elizabeth Rolls...