Improper Seduction (English Tudor #1)
Lord Curan Ramsden is home from war, and eager to claim his betrothed. And he arrives just in time--his bride's father has summoned her to London, to wed another man. But Bridget's father promised her to Curan, and Curan means to have her. Especially now that he sees the luscious young woman she has blossomed into. He'll just have to convince Bridget,...more
This is the first book by this author that I’ve read. I might read another, but to be frank I found myself constantly wondering about how deep her research went.
For example, there’s the whole premise of the story: Bridget Newbury was formally betrothed, with a contract, in a church, to Lord Curan Ramsden, who then went off to fight in France. Her father summons her to court, where he intends to marry her to another man. Naturally, that's when Curan turns up to claim his bride.
The conflict of t ...more
My only complaint about this book is the ending. It was a little too contrived, which is all I can say without spoiling it.
Overall it was a great, easy read, with lots of hot scen ...more
The heroine was an idiot. The narrator is good but all his women sound like Husky 250lb bearded drag queens. I'm always amazed how authors make the young brides in these stories so dense while trying to make them strong. They can't ALL do stupid shit....right?.
AND SERIOUSLY!!! WHAT IS UP WITH THE SCOTTISH DUDE ON THE COVER AND NO SCOTTISH DUDE IN THE BOOK?!?!? If Curan is scottish then the narrator did NOT get that memo because he gave Curan an english a ...more
I wanted to smack her.... But it all came together in the end :-D
And like all of Mary Wine’s books, it is very well writte ...more
Bridget is torn between obeying her fathers wish and honouring her promise to Curan, not to mention the feelings hes stirring in her.
Historical romance, smutty fluff and a surprisingly fresh take on the Tudors. Loved Curans scottish neighbor and i ...more
When she’s not abusing a laptop, she spends time with her sewing machines…all of them! Making historical garment ...more