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Misleading Miss Verity

(Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley #3)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  207 ratings  ·  90 reviews
Verity Hatherleigh has a mind of her own—but her actions do not impress her viscount papa. When she gets into one scrape too many, he sends her off to the wilds of Scotland to rethink her headstrong ways.

Anthony Jardine relished his role as curate, but his new duties as laird of Dungally aren’t always to his liking. Though he thought his new inheritance would be a blessing
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Published November 19th 2019 by Kregel Publications (first published November 2019)
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Deanne Patterson
Jan 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
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The third book in the Regency Brides: Daughters of Ansley series. While I loved the whole series this is my favorite! I have found a really great Regency author in Carolyn Miller, she makes the words come off the pages into my imagination with her vivid descriptions and magnificent plot. The characters are fun and easy to relate to.
Love Regency romance? Look no further than Carolyn Miller she'll be your go to author for an exciting read. Though this is the third in the series it can be read as a
I absolutely loved this story, these characters, and the setting! From the first page till the last, I was swept into the regency era and enveloped within the lives of the characters. You may be a bit shocked to find out that this is the very first book from Carolyn Miller I have read.  I've purchased her other books, I've just not yet read them (soo many books!).
I can tell you that I will do my best to make time to read her other books because I just can't get enough of her fantastic story writ
Kristine Morgan
Nov 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I just finished reading Misleading Miss Verity and I believe it to be my favorite of all of Carolyn Miller's books. Verity is a delight, full of fun. She knows her own mind and is not afraid to face the consequences of her actions. Anthony Jardine is an interesting fellow who certainly grew into his role as Laird of Dungilly. I thought the plot was fast-moving and entertaining. I am sincerely sorry that this is the final book in the Daughters of Aynsley books. I hope that Ms. Miller has a n ...more
Nov 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This has to be Carolyn Miller’s best book to date! I have loved this whole series, but this book is by far my favorite! I absolutely loved Verity and Anthony. They complimented each other so well. I loved that most of this book was set in Scotland. There is so much detail in this book that makes it come to life. This is a book and series that I know I will read again!

I received a complimentary copy from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are min
Alysha (For The Love of Christian Fiction)
SO GOOD!! All the swoony eyes!
4.5/5 stars
Diane Estrella
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My new favorite by this talented author!!!

Yes, the writing is THAT much better. The banter between characters is more fun. The storylines are more daring and unusual. I find it hard to believe, but yes, Carolyn Miller is perfecting her writing craft and the bar (sorry Carolyn, but not sorry) can only be raised from here!!! :)

I have enjoyed this series very much, but truth be told, I could barely wait for this book.

I could just tell.

I just knew I was REALLY going to like Verity. I knew she had
Susan Snodgrass
Nov 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Carolyn Miller draws her 'Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley' series to a close with this one, the best of the series, in my opinion. I read Miller's first novel, The Elusive Miss Ellison, and knew at once that I had found a great Regency author. She is quite good at what she does. And this book is no exception.

Verity Hatherleigh has been sent off to Scotland because of her decidedly unladylike ways. She is quite impulsive in a time when ladies are supposed to be demure and obedient. While the
Leslie M.
Nov 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the final installment in the “Daughters of Aynsley” series, but it could be read as a standalone (which is what I did).

The cover catches the reader’s eye, and the characters quickly pull them in to this charming tale. It’s the first book I’ve read my Miller, and I found it to be engaging and filled with vibrant descriptions. The book has a little bit of something for just about everyone, including castles, horse races, pirates, and foreign settings. Verity’s vulnerability made her easy t
Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
The banter!!! Oh be still my Regency-romance loving heart! The instant chemistry between Anthony & Verity – and their subsequent witty conversations & delightful banter – kept me all a’swoon throughout Misleading Miss Verity.

Verity is a bit of a hoyden and it’s tempting to write her off as never serious or too spirited. However, yet again, Miller takes us deeper than just Verity’s surface personality and I believe she ended up being my favorite character yet from this author! Anthony isn’t a typ
Paula Shreckhise
Carolyn Miller has been a favorite author since I first read The Elusive Miss Ellison, part of her Legacy of Grace series. The Regency England setting has endeared me to this author. She captures it perfectly. Her heroes and heroines are interesting and not typical. Verity is no exception.
With her two sisters safely married off, Miss Verity Hatherleigh, being the third daughter, feels out of place. She doesn’t fit the mold of a dutiful daughter, a lady. Some how she feels her parents wanted her
Dec 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2019
Misleading Miss Verity is the story of Verity Hatherleigh, the youngest daughter of Lord Aynsley, and I think it's the best book in the series. Not only did I love Verity—her spunk, her drive for equality, her care for others, her penchant for finding trouble—but I also appreciated that Miller made her vast regency world a little smaller by exiling Verity to Scotland for most of the book! Miller gave us a brand new cast of characters (for the most part), and the fact that most were not titled ma ...more
This book is so far my favorite by Mrs. Miller! At first, I had a hard time getting into this book because I didn’t feel like I was connecting with the characters at all but the more I got into it, the more I feel in love.

When I was still having a difficult time getting into this book, Verity’s grandmother made me laugh. Though I don’t agree with her lack of faith, she was such a charming character that I would love to meet in real life!

Anthony and Verity were amazing characters that honestly
Abby Breuklander
Love love and love this story!! We all go through times in life where we feel like one giant mistake, that we can't do anything right for certain people to love us or even just notice us. But we are never a mistake, no matter what other people may say, think, or make us feel. God loves us no matter what and others should do the same. Love sees us for who we really are, at all times and loves us anyway, faults and all. Everything that we will ever go through will bring those people into our lives ...more
Dana Michael
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Misleading Miss Verity is the third and final installment in the Daughters of Aynsley series. This can be read as a stand alone but would be good to read the others to get the full enjoyment from it. To me, this is the best one. I enjoyed the humor and the romance. The characters are likeable and endearing. If you like a good recency book then I think you'd enjoy this story.
*I was given a copy of this book by the publisher.This is my honest opinion.
4.5 stars
Dec 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this final installment in the 'Regency Brides: Daughters of Anysley series by Carolyn Miller. It follows Verity, the youngest and arguably the most precocious of the 3 sisters. Verity often clashes with her mother because of her forthright manner and tendency to defy social convention. She lives up to her name, which the Latin for 'truth'.

Most of the story follows Verity's adventures in Scotland, where so goes to visit a school friend with whom she had previously enjoyed many adventur
Lisa Johnson
Jan 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Title: Misleading Miss Verity (Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley #3)
Author: Carolyn Miller
Pages: e-book
Year: 2019
My rating is 4 out of 5 stars.
Verity Hatherleigh is the youngest of three sisters. Her two older sisters have recently married, and her mother is looking for Verity to make a good match. Verity is impulsive, brave and caring of others. She has a difficult relationship with her parents because she doesn’t live up to their idea of what a daughter should be like. She disapp
Caroline Grace
Dec 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a fitting finale to the Daughters of Aynsley trilogy! Carolyn Miller actually wrote Misleading Miss Verity long before the other two books (It was actually one of her first novels, written at the same time as The Elusive Miss Ellison). It is rich in wit and grace, bringing the Scottish lowlands to life with a heartwarming story.

Verity... wow, I loved her as a main character so much. She pulled me in and made me root for her in a way that her sisters in books 1 and 2 failed to do. Her hoyden
LisLovesReading E.Espinoza
Misleading Miss Verity, by Carolyn Miller, is the third book in the Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley series. Within the pages of this wonderful book, Ms. Miller has once again succeeded in creating a truly stunning, immensely enjoyable novel! Set in Scotland during the Regency era, this story captivates with its charming blend of wit, romance, and faith. This well-researched, well-written novel absolutely immerses the reader in the history and culture of the time period while offering a genu ...more
Author Carolyn Miller has written another fabulous book in her Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley. Misleading Miss Verity is the perfect ending for this charming series. Miller has created strong, interesting, and engaging characters in a wonderful regency era. Readers have seen Verity Hatherleigh through the eyes of her sisters in the previous books of this series, but this story is all her own. Verity Hatherleigh is such a fun character; she is a spunky, truthful, and loving. While her love ...more
Nov 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW! That was my thought as I finished Carolyn Miller’s Misleading Miss Verity the third in the Daughters of Aynsley, Regency Brides series. The cover for Misleading Miss Verity is beautifully made with exquisite colors. There is an amazing castle of Scotland which stayed in my head as I read the story. I found myself carrying the book around with me and just placing it next to me so I could see and enjoy the gorgeous cover.

MIsleading Miss Verity is wonderful and I feel like it is one of Ms. Mi
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow....just wow. How does this author continue to outdo herself with each book. I’ve loved this series and it concludes with a bang. I was drawn to a Verity as a secondary character but she is so much deeper and adorable in her own story. Her escapades and antics leave you laughing or shaking your head. You will feel deep compassion when you find out what drives her, as we all just want to be loved and finding the deep and abiding love of Christ is paramount in our acceptance of self. The descri ...more
3.5 stars

Misleading Miss Verity is the third book in Carolyn Miller’s REGENCY BRIDES: DAUGHTERS OF AYNSLEY series. It was probably my least favorite of the three, but still enjoyable. This author does a fine job of spinning exciting stories set in England, early 1800s (one of my favorite time periods!)

This novel centers on Verity Hatherleigh, youngest of the three sisters. She has always pushed against the rules and regulations of society, and is definitely not about to happily agree to an arran
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Verity Hatherleigh, the youngest of the three daughters of Lord Aynsley, is at a constant battle of wars with her mother. She’s not the proper lady her parents expect her to be, constantly breaking the rules of etiquette society demands with her outspoken and vibrant personality. She says what she thinks and never worries what others will think… But after a handful of scrapes, her parents send her off to Scotland with her grandmother, to rethink her headstrong ways and calm her constant impulses ...more
I have a difficult time saying goodbye. Whether it’s my favorite aunt leaving after a fun visit or the last twenty-five pages in the final novel of a series, I struggle to let go. Confession time — I’ve had a copy of Misleading Miss Verity sitting on my desk for a while now, but I just couldn’t face saying farewell to a series I have loved and enjoyed SO much. I finally did it though; I devoured the pages in a few sittings, and then took some days to digest all the amazingness that is Misleading ...more
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019-read

Verity Hatherleigh is a hoyden who doesn’t believe in God. She was raised by unbelieving parents and thinks of the Bible as a fairy tale. While Verity is intelligent and helpful to others, she is always getting into trouble and not living up to her mother’s expectations.

Anthony Jardine is a former curate who feels called to bring the gospel to those abroad. However, he is forced to return to Scotland and take on a new title after his cousin’s death. Anthony has a soft heart and he truly wants t
Meagan Myhren-bennett
Misleading Miss Verity
Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley #3
By Carolyn Miller

Verity Hatherleigh is to have her first season - not that she cares for such attentions - but when her mother abruptly decides to send her away instead she is once again convinced of her parents' utter disappointment with her. And to be sent away to her grandmother's and not to the home of her dearest friend is yet another blow to her spirit. When her grandmother sends her secretly to Scotland in an attempt to prevent
Let me start by saying, this is probably the first of Carolyn Miller’s Regency novels in which she got to set scenes in her home region of New South Wales, Australia. Early scenes in her latest work are set in old Sydney Town, an area full of convicts, released convicts, and other miscreants, and very different to the cosmopolitan city it is now. I got to spend a week in the city some thirty years ago, and my father has just announced he will be returning next year. While trying to follow the st ...more
Nicole House
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Misleading Miss Verity, the final installment in the Regency Brides Daughters of Aynsley series by Carolyn Miller, was a delight to read. Verity Hatherleigh is the youngest daughter of a viscount, and she’s a spunky girl. She manages to get into one scrape after another until she gets sent away to mend her ways. She feels like she was a mistake, and that she isn’t loved for herself. She really longs for that love and acceptance.
While visiting her school friend Helena in Scotland, Verity meets An
Connie Saunders
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In February, 2017, I read my first book by Carolyn Miller and in my review of The Elusive Miss Ellison, I said "Fans of the Regency era now have a new author to enjoy and new books to look forward to because this is the first book in a new Regency series by Carolyn Miller." Now, two and one-half years later, I have just finished the ninth book by this author and I enjoyed it even more than the first! Misleading Miss Verity is the third title in the Daughters of Aynsley series and Verity Hatherle ...more
Dec 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have read the other two books in Ms. Miller’s Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley series, and enjoyed them immensely, but I have to say this is my favorite thus far! I appreciate in all of the author’s books the strong spiritual thread that runs through the stories.
The setting is 1820 in Scotland. This is an era where the wealthy adhere to a very shallow, pretentious societal code of conduct, especially where young women are concerned. Verity is from just such family and much to her mother’s
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Carolyn Miller lives in New South Wales, Australia, with her husband and four children. A longtime lover of Regency romance, Carolyn's previous novels have won several contests, including the 2014 RWA "Touched by Love" and 2014 ACFW Gensis contests. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and My Bo

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