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Like No Other Lover (Pennyroyal Green, #2)
3.91
Sheer perfection. Just a straight character-driven love story - no villains, murders to solve, lost heirs or heiresses to find or discover, no evil pl...more
May 23, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
The Arrangement (The Survivors' Club #2)
3.73
Mary Balogh's latest series is about a group that call themselves the Survivors' Club, since they have all survived a severe physical or emotional tra...more
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 25, 2012
 
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)
4.21
Rather disappointing read, especially since I enjoyed "An Offer from a Gentleman" so much. Got through it by sheer perseverance alone, not because I c...more
Nov 18, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Beauty and the Spy (Holt Sisters Trilogy #1)
3.75
Really disappointed with this one, because Julie Anne Long is one of my favourite authors and so far she hasn't had a single miss. But this one - made...more
Apr 15, 2012
Jun 01, 2011
 
Dearly Beloved
3.53
The only reason I read this book through to the end was to see exactly how the heroine would finally reveal her big secret to the hero. (I had guessed...more
Jul 2011
Oct 28, 2010
 
Love in the Afternoon
4.18
Wonderful book! I'll have to retract a statement I once made about Lisa Kleypas not being able to do angst, because she does it superbly in this one ....more
Jun 27, 2011
May 31, 2011
 
Miss Lacey's Last Fling: A Regency Romance
3.75
Candice Hern's "Miss Lacey's Last Fling"
Nice "Traditional Regency" story about a woman who thinks she's doomed to die in about 6 months and decides t...more
not set
Feb 27, 2014
 
The Suitor (The Survivors' Club, #1.5)
3.37
Sweet story, but not up to Mary Balogh's usual standard. The only interesting character is Viscount Darleigh, and he does a very sensible thing about...more
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
 
How to Master Your Marquis (A Princess In Hiding, #2)
3.97
Juliana Gray's "How to Master Your Marquis" - #2 in the Princesses in Hiding series
This book takes place at about the same time as the first book in...more
not set
Feb 21, 2014
 
The Perfect Stranger (The Merridew Sisters, #3)
3.85
Different but delightful Regency period romance - a road story with English main characters, but none of it actually takes place in England or in any...more
Apr 11, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Lord of Darkness (Maiden Lane, #5)
4.03
Maybe I'm missing something, but I could not get very far into this book either of the 2 times I tried to read it. The tone of the book is quite child...more
Apr 2013
Mar 07, 2013
 
Never Romance a Rake (Neville Family #3)
3.82
This one was quite good up to about the last 60 pages, when the HEA got kind of rushed and a few unresolved issues were left hanging. The scene with X...more
Jan 02, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
 
To Beguile a Beast (Legend of the Four Soldiers, #3)
4.07
Beautiful variation on the old "Beauty and the Beast" story, although this time Beauty is no innocent young girl and Alistair (the Beastly hero) has t...more
Jun 22, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove, #4)
4.10
I've come to the conclusion that Tessa Dare's Spindle Cove is set in an alternate universe, a fantasy world that exists parallel to Regency England. I...more
Aug 29, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
 
The Escape (The Survivors' Club #3)
3.99
Another highly enjoyable installment in the Survivors' Club series. This time the hero is Major Sir Benedict Harper, who had his legs crushed by a hor...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
 
Nicholas: Lord of Secrets (Lonely Lords, #2)
3.75
Grace Burrowes' "Nicholas, Lord of Secrets" - #2 in the Lonely Lords series Ah, what a wonderful comfort read! Just what I needed in this cold, cold m...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
Secrets of the Heart
3.43
As a rule, I love Mary Balogh's books. This one, however, was hard to read and hard to finish for 2 reasons: the heroine is just too stupid to believe...more
Feb 07, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
The Accidental Romance
3.83
A cute story with a couple of twists. The twists are not in the story itself, but in some connections with other Regency romance novels.

The first one...more
Apr 08, 2014
Apr 09, 2014
 
Gabriel: Lord of Regrets (Lonely Lords, #5)
3.91
Grace Burrowes' "Gabriel, Lord of Regrets" - #5 in the Lonely Lords series
This one is a bit strange. First of all, don't even think about reading it...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
Passing Fancies
3.75
Elizabeth Mansfield's "Passing Fancies"
Other reviewers have called this one their favourite of Elizabeth Mansfield's books, and All About Romance gav...more
May 11, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
Ethan: Lord of Scandals (Lonely Lords, #3)
3.97
Grace Burrowes just keeps getting better and better. So much to love about this book: Ethan, the hero who has spent more than half of his life getting...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
Beckman: Lord of Sins (Lonely Lords, #4)
3.75
Grace Burrowes' "Beckman, Lord of Sins" - #4 in the Lonely Lords series
(Reaction after first reading) Even though I'm giving this one 4 stars, it's n...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
The Devil's Heiress (Three Heroes, #3) (Company of Rogues, #8)
3.77
Very, very enjoyable!
Feb 22, 2012
Jul 18, 2011
 
St. Raven (Company of Rogues, #10)
3.78
A totally madcap crazy story that you have to read with your tongue firmly in your cheek - there's a pretend highwayman, a real highwayman, a truly wi...more
Sep 03, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
 
Lady Sarah's Son (Historical Romance)
3.72
Lady Sarah promises her dying sister to look after her son and not to reveal that he is her (the sister's) illegitimate child because of the scandal i...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
 
A Regency Christmas Carol
3.72
I had read some of the stories in this collection a few years back, when I was doing my initial Mary Balogh "glom" and reading everything of hers that...more
Jan 2010
Sep 12, 2010
 
The Offer (Baron, #1)
3.54
Very strange story. Up until the wedding it is quite good and I was absorbed in it. But then the hero and the heroine both become terminally stupid an...more
Feb 07, 2012
Dec 14, 2011
 
Isabella (Trevelyan Family, #1)
3.33
I was lucky to purchase this book in the first edition hardcover from eBay (published by Walker and Company). The book has a fly-leaf dedication writt...more
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 19, 2010
 
The De Burgh Bride (de Burgh, #2)
3.82
It was kind of interesting, although I got bored and skimmed towards the end when they had to confront the cardboard villain (whose identity was obvio...more
Mar 23, 2012
Dec 04, 2011
 
The Fifth Kiss
3.52
Elizabeth Mansfield's "The Fifth Kiss"
Didn't really enjoy this one because of several problems.

1.The lead male character - I can't call him the "hero...more
not set
Apr 11, 2014
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