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'She would never forget the day her heart broke …'

Lexie Holloway falls desperately in love with the devastatingly handsome Earl of Synley after a brief encounter at a ball. But Synley is already engaged to be married and scandal surrounds his unlikely match with the aging, but incredibly wealthy, Lady Catherine Downes.

Heartbroken, Lexie resolves to remain a spinster and
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Kindle Edition, 189 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Choc Lit
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Kristie
Feb 23, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: audible, e-books, romance, own
This was a sweet old school romance with a mystery thrown in for good measure. The mystery isn't very difficult to figure out, but the writing was good. Nice, quick story for those that enjoy the genre.
Lisa Bergin
Sep 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
Enjoyable novella
Kelsy
Sep 29, 2018 rated it liked it
This is better than the last one, but the title still has me confused. The characters are likable, and this is a quick, easy read for anyone wanting a little escape.
John
Oct 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was the nearest thing I have read to a Georgette Heyer regency romance since that acknowledged master (mistress?) of the genre passed away!

A easy rollocking read, with a sparky heroine, suitably dark and brooding hero and a full supporting cast made this a real fun read.

If I had any complaint, it might be that it could have been twice as long and still been really good.
Tara Chevrestt
May 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
To read a review and find out what real life handsome hottie Ms. Courtenay had in mind while writing this novella, please see my blog post: http://wwwbookbabe.blogspot.com/2011/...
Doreen
At last a hero and heroine with common sense. Christina Courtenay never disappoints.
Mrs L J Chorley
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good summer read

Just the book to take with you on holiday. Have read a few of this author's books and they have been enjoyable
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Half English/half Swedish, grew up in Sweden, then moved to Japan for a while.
Writes historical romance/adventure stories and time slip. Also YA romance as Pia Fenton.
Former Chairman of Romantic Novelist's Association.