The Unexpected Bride
Did family honor really dictate that he marry the first eligible girl who could make intelligent conversation? The Earl of Darleston certainly hoped not, but there was no denying that he needed a bride. And Miss Phoebe Ffolliot seemed the ideal candidate for a marriage in name only.
Or so he thought. Until his bride brought a wolfhoun ...more
Really the first 25% sucked for the most part. It's set up on a rather convoluted plot for what should be a simple story frame work. Then the story is on more of a roll, but still it was a back and forth for the H; I'm so hot ...more
What I really liked about this book was that even though there was a good deal of misunderstandings, Peter was honest with himself about his feelings and about his behavior. He apol ...more
There was a good deal of back-and-forth as Pe ...more
Warning, there are some marginal love scenes which occur between the married protagonists.
An enjoyable read once you get to the actual wedding. Unfortunately for the first while it's rather boring as everything is set up. I think everything could've been accomplished in less words, as it was heavy on description. But, like I said it's enjoyable after the actual wedding. Darlestion is a bit of jerk at first, but it's explainable and he does own up to it.
My biggest complaint (view spoiler)[is the end. There's a big chase after Penelope is kidnapped and they all race off to save her o...more
But when her heart opens to him and she shows him her strength, it wont be long before he's under her spell and so in ...more
Also, he kept calling her a "silly child" as a term of endearment. I found that a little creepy.