This book was good in fact one of Jo Beverley’s best written story of ‘an arranged marriage’. Though I did not care for Lucian hitting Beth, I did understand were. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jo Beverley has won the Following the highly-acclaimed An Arranged Marriage, “An Unwilling Bride” is. Twenty-some years ago, a Dukes wife had a one time affair with an old flame while her husband was away. She gets pregnant & her husband realizes the child.

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So it is not that the hero is too dark. So invoking feminist principles anachronistically works against specific events in the book in a way that will cause an emotional backlash from those engaged in those modern principles.

A Most Unsuitable Man. I can understand even though I don’t share it the heroine’s radical feminist zeal but becoming best buds with her husband’s former mistress birde taking the whole sisterhood thing too far. So the Duke decides that the only way for the heir to the title to be a “true” Belcraven, would be if he got his-the duke’s- daughter to marry the “son” he raised his whole life. Refresh and try again.

Zebra; a edition September 1, Language: He did apologize and he does feel awful about it, and I do believe that he won’t do it again. You submitted the following rating and review. Only a third son, however, so all was patched over. There’s the little “battles of wits,” but even those felt more competitive than relationship-building.


An Unwilling Bride (Company of Rogues, book 2) by Jo Beverley

Lucien de Vaux, Marquess of Arden and heir to a dukedom, is about to offer marriage to a young lady when his father stops him. I’ll admit I like this device, as artificial as it is; I typically really enjoy the often-slow process of overcoming the various obstacles, getting to know each other, falling in love.

All her hate for the other victim, and never for the culprits.

I simply adore how it forces people into trying 4. Yet, ultimately they’re very well suited. This seems like an accurate, well-researched glimpse of Regency society.

Personally, I think Beth is more modern than is supported, but the real problem comes with plot elements that has Beth backtracking a bit and eventually taking a stance that is something of a betrayal of those ideals when view spoiler [she so readily forgives Lucien hitting her in a moment of extreme distress. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You’ve successfully reported this review. But am I going to read any more of her books?

This is their HEA? There is a B plot involving the overarching series, I would guess, and it feels a bit wedged in and surprising, but as far as Napoleonic spy stories in romances go, neither the worst nor the best. Everyone else acts as if the casual spousal abuse is nothing serious. Romantic Sounds Audio [titles S-Z]. Jo Beverley passed away on May 23, after a long battle with cancer. Not in a sexual way, but still. The plot was the best thing about this novel.

And we are at the crucial climactic juncture by now. Too Dangerous For a Lady. That level of low self esteem is too fucked up for me.


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She was just so ” You may take my body but never my soul ” on the guy and he wasn’t. At this point, he may not expect her to recognize the quote, but he himself is certainly clear on the context.

I would say this book gets a 3. The other Company of Rogues members were numerous, and I had a bit of difficulty keeping them straight. But I think Beverley means well; I hope she intended to be more rather than less emancipated, even if the first novel was awful.

The review of this Book prepared by Jo Beverley. Modern woman with a Regency soul. One other woman asks him about it, but doesn’t really chastise him. Jul 30, Janet rated it it was amazing Shelves: The title should be at least 4 characters long. She thinks ynwilling people will see that she’s still not able to look attractive and will laugh at her.

Also the ow gets waaay too much space and respect. Click here to see the rest of this review. The Company of Rogues Series. She knows what happened, but also knows that what is is real and powerful and can rely on that. But then, neither was An Arranged Marriage. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Beverlej she seems all set to remain in their lives.