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Preview — The Homeless Heiress by Anne Herries
The Homeless Heiress (Historical Romance)
The consummate captain soon discovers that the grubby urchin is actually a pretty young woman— from a highly respectable family! He's instantly attracted to the homeless heiress, bu...more
I had problems with a lot of this book. The writing seemed to veer fr ...more
The predictability of the romantic development is offset by a subplot concerning treacherous Bonapartists, but neither the romance nor the action is able to prevent the story slipping into a repetition of stilted dialogues, lifeless descriptions, and two-dimensional characterisations.
The last few chapters are particul ...more
Mi è piaciuto molto, Georgie è una bella protagonista, impulsiva ma non stupida nonostante la sua giovane età; Richard è stato un soldato ed ora è una spia e l'amore che prova per la fanciulla che ha accolto in casa sua salvandola dalla strada lo mette nella difficile posizione di scegliere tra amore e dovere, infatti non crede di poterle offrire il matrimonio finché la guerra contro Napoleone è in pieno svolgimento ma ...more
Linda was born in Swindon. Her family moved to Ely in Cambridgeshire when she was nine, and Linda attended the local school but left at fifteen to work as a hairdresser in her father's business. She was married at eighteen and ran her own hairdressing business for some years before moving ...more