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The Wedding Night

3.44  ·  Rating details ·  133 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Ruthless Lord Jackson Rushford forces Mairey Faelyn to move onto his estate--where she sees that despite Jack's wealth and power, he guards his heart more strongly than any treasure. As they kiss in the moonlit woods, she knows that he is the one man she should never marry. But then she is forced to do so, and must betray either Jack or her vow. Can their love last--after ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published April 6th 1999 by Avon
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Oct 02, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audiobooks, 5-keepers
"The Wedding Night" by Linda Needham (Audiobook - Reader: Jenny Sterlin = 4*; Historical Romance/sub-genre historical mystery)

Jack and Mairey

Northwest Lancashire, England - 1858

Before I go off gushing over this wonderfully enchanting tale of two adversarial head-over-heels lovers, it really needs to be pointed out that the title of this book, "The Wedding Night" seems to be tacked on to the wrong book! LOL! Really out of left field, as not only does it have absolutely zero to do with this story,
Oct 05, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Rane by: K. ODoharty
Shelves: keeper, victorian-era
Mairey Faelyn comes from a long line of antiquarians and following in her father’s footsteps, Mairey has become well known in the antiquarian world, so to say she’s surprised would be an understatement when she’s tracked down and forced between an rock and hard place by a well know business man Lord Jackson Rushford to find him a hidden silver mine and it’s key Willowmoon Knot..
As she learns more about Jack and his hidden sides, she’s forced to chose between the man she’s fallen in love with an
Fani *loves angst*
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Jan 27, 2012 rated it liked it
I was surprised that a “romance” had so much of a plot. I mean it is called the Wedding Night but it doesn’t talk about the night in question a lot. In fact, the actual wedding night isn’t til near the end of the book. This story gets more into the secret Mairey’s family has been keeping for generations and how badly she wants to keep it from a man she falls in love with.

The story was very sweet, interesting and adorable with her little sisters and the big Jack who misses his own sisters.

I also
Oct 10, 2009 rated it did not like it
1 Star...I didn't like it

Sorry everybody, I'm gonna go against the grain on this one. I really tried to get into the story but if the point of this site is be honest than...every page of this one became a chore just to get through...

The only thing that stood out about "The Wedding Night" was this...

"...'Not tonight Jack. You need to rest.' He waggled a finger at her, nearly cross-eyed with the effort. 'There's none for the wicked, my dear'"...

...and the first thing that came to mind was...hmmmm
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He grew up a miner and now runs a mining company. She's a Celtic scholar determined to find and keep evidence of silver from him. They fall in love after he hires her to help him. Charming story with a tender hero who is more than the heroine assumes (and vice versa). I've found her books to have a common thread of sweetness and light even when the plot is wrought with conflicting goals between the protagonists. I think that's probably pretty hard to pull of, and makes for a fairy tale of a read ...more
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Nov 21, 2012 rated it liked it
listen to The Wedding Night by Linda Needham. this book was ok 3 stars and a 4.
Oct 08, 2009 rated it liked it
This was a borderline 2 or 3 stars. I gave it 3 because I didn't have to force myself to finish it.
Dec 21, 2015 rated it liked it
The plot was really good. However, I did not like the couple detailed sex scenes.
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Linda Needham is an award-winning, USA Today bestselling author of ten historical romance novels, seven full-length musicals and two stage plays, with four novellas scheduled for release through 2015. She writes full time from her home office near Portland, Oregon.
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