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A Sensible Match
How do you thwart well meaning, but relentless, matchmaking parents without getting caught? Abby's perfect solution was to try too hard to chase down and please her equally reluctant counterpart, the new vicar of Midland. Lord Edwin Chappell was certainly startled by her performance but too smart to be taken in by Abby's act. Just as she was showing him that she was anythi ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published December 30th 2007 by Vintage Romance Publishing
(first published December 1st 2007)
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This was just okay for me. At first I liked it; I really got a kick out of Abby trying to scare Edwin off by talking too much. Instead of scaring him Edwin actually liked her talkative personality, although he sensed there was more to her then what she was showing. I guess my biggest problem with the book was just too much internal dialog. We were told they talked about certain things, but never got to hear the conversations. Just pages and pages of exposition and frankly I lost interest. I had ...more
One young woman's attempt to forestall the arranged marriage thrust upon her by a well-meaning parent. A dutiful suitor's efforts to decide how far he's willing to go to fulfill his mother's long-ago promise to a friend. A series of humorous encounters between the young couple arouse a genuine response in the reader, who longs to remove the meddling mothers and allow Abby and Edwin the chance to experience courtship the way it was intended to happen. Can they trust God enough to give their hopes ...more
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