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Temporary Betrothal

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Belinda Melville has fallen head-over-heels in love with a man, who is in love with her beautiful and calculating cousin. He has asked Belinda to wed. She knows it's nothing more than a ruse to stop scandal. Now she must decide, wait for a man who loves only her or marry the man she loves and settle for being second best.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Signet
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Rane
Sep 09, 2012 rated it really liked it

I always love to read some nice angst when dealing with a marriage of convenience, perhaps because some characters truly shine through the trial by fire and Hey, we get to read some nice humble pie being eaten.

The story center focus was mainly on Belinda Melville, whose life hasn't been a bed of roses, but neither did she have an uncaring family. When she's sent to spread her wings a little, she goes to spend some time with her selfish married cousin. There she meets a man, whose been in her d
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Sharyn
May 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Written in 1995, Mack writes in a style not seen much anymore. The heroine is a lovely women with a terrible cousin, they are daughters of twin sisters, so look somewhat alike. On her 15th birthday Belinda meets "Apollo" on the road near her home and idolizes him for the next 5 years as he is off fighting Napoleon.
She meets him 5 years later, but he does not remember her. He is infatuated with her married cousin, and he loses respect in her eyes. Because of misunderstandings, they end up married
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