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When he died, he left both Penny and her brother significant inheritances but, as is typical of the time period, Penny doesn’t have control over her money because she’s a woman. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. She continues to ply him with brandy as they elope to Gretna Green. In a fit of temper, she basically says a big eff you to her brother and runs off towards Scotland, hoping to find a man along the way who would be agreeable. Jun 16, Amanda rated it it was ok Shelves: I tend to read a lot of brain junk food in the Summer and these books never tend to garner much more than 2 or 3 stars, so I really wasn’t surprised that I didn’t like this book too much. They glow, they’re so re After reading a slew of mediocre romances and wondering if I was just tired of the entire genre, I pulled this one out of my TBR pile.

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A Pregnant Courtesan for the Rake.

Adam- first of all I didn’t really like his attitude. Still chrjstine out of his mind, he agrees, and they are soon wed over the anvil in Gretna.

Miss Winthorpe’s Elopement by Merrill, Christine

The Duke of Bellston found her “singular. Together she and Winthoepes made a good pair and their transition into a love match was well paced and believably written. But when she was forced to do things necessary in her new role as Duchess, she used her intelligence and good heart to handle things as best she could.


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miss winthorpes elopement by christine merrill

But suddenly it did not matter what his friends might say. Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Used – Very Good. Penelope had retreated to her books to save herself from the hurt that a disastrous Season had brought her.

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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our winthor;es personal information. But they soon realize the marriage could be just what they both need and decide to continue on with it. In Bed with the Duke.

I thought Penny’s portrayal was good as well. Adam lounges after chrustine on the couch and starts kissing her, passionately, sticking his tongue down her throat while Penny isn’t quite sure what’s going on.

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Other books in the series. She nearly runs him down on the road and then kidnaps him and marries him. Penelope- I also didn’t like her because how do you just up and decide to marry a random stranger to spite your controlling brother?


During a stint as a stay-at-home-mother, she decided it was time to “write that book. The first was that Adam was so quick to consider suicide in the first place. May 18, Teresa rated it really liked it. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. After I read a short story by Ms.

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The Secrets of Wiscombe Chase. New York, NY, U. A Secret Consequence for the Viscount. It’s been a bad year for crops, his estate suffered a costly fire, and merriol last remaining investment just sank to the bottom of the sea in a storm. No trivia or quizzes yet.

World of Books Ltd Condition: Secrets of the Winhhorpes Bed. Penelope has to find her way in Adam’s treacherous world, where friends are more like frenemies, and a friend’s wife is trying to get her claws back into Penelope’s husband.

Adam was actually lying in the street drunk because he hoped to kill himself.

miss winthorpes elopement by christine merrill

The heroine is the reclusive bluestocking daughter of a printer whose brother has cut off her book purchasing money.