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Then she discovers that her childhood friend is actually Viscount Thurlow—ru The handsome, deceiving lord was not the man Victoria believed him to be Never Fayle a Scoundrel Sons of Scandal, 1 3.

Essentially, he is a very stoic man, extremely rigid in his demeanor and not at all expressive at large. The Earl’s Complete Surrender.

Sep 15, Shannon rated it liked it.

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Your display name should be at least doir characters long. One day a young boy wrote into her journal as well and kind of a conversation started over the year. Never Trust a Scoundrel. Although shocked and initially betrayed by his lies when galye found out, she agreed to marry him in name only to save her family from destitution and in turn providing him with the perfect hostess he required. This book was a weird one for me. Victoria is the ideal candidate — quiet, unassuming, and in desperate need of funds.

It’s well-written with consistent characterisation, although I have to say that I think David’s father did come around rather quickly considering the way he’d been represented throughout the beginning of the book.

He forgot all about where they were, why they were alone together. She also writes the contemporary romances as Emma Cane. Gayle Callen has read.


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One might think that this would be boring, instead it rather added to the story and made ever part of there relationship more meaningful. While I eventually found myself liking this character, he was very difficult to connect or engage with. Then she discovers that her childhood friend is actually Viscount Thurlow—ruthless businessman, gaylw earl, and a man whose family is shrouded in scandal!

The marriage between Victoria and David starts out pretty cold, but I love the way that their relationship gradually warms up as they get to know one another dor and David begins to see Victoria as more than a convenient person to run his house. I’m a big fan of the “Outlander” series by Diana Gabaldon, and I was inspired to finally create a trilogy there. David is, sadly, fairly insensitive to her for much of the book, although his requirements in a wife were limited to someone to be his hostess, run his house and bear his children; and he does admit at the end that he’d been blinded by his own selfishness to the extend that he hadn’t considered Victoria as a person at the outset.

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Thanks so much for reading my books! Nevertheless the story is rather easy. Quotes by Gayle Callen. While David was a little bland in character and passion, Victoria was enough to make him very likeable.

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Her sisters already took kord as a companion and a governess and are away from home. She would cast little scandal on a family already brimming with its own.

Next to her lives Lord David Thurlow who needs a wife. A Storm of Passion. This book really grabbed me. Imagine her shock when she discovers that Tom is not the cooks son but rather the doir of an Earl, and what’s this?

Her only option seems to be marriage, but her prospects have always been non-existent, now with no dowry or good name it seems even less likely.


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Victoria on the contrary needs a place to stay with her mother, somebody to take care of them because her cousin, who claims the house, is about to come back and wants them out. And they never meet in person they forged a friend ship by writing to one another in a journal.

May 11, Jen rated it really liked it. Csllen verhaal is niet erg origineel en de romantiek was maar zozo. Redemption of the Duke. David was so sweet and I loved how they started writing to each other when they were just 10 But Victoria didnt know she was writing to David she thought it was a cooks son named tom what a great read!! Sep 17, Return of the Viscount.

Gayle Callen is now friends with Linda Romer. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. What did you think of our review? The Duke in Disguise Willow Pond, 2 3.

This is of course how she and David are set-up to meet with David actually being himself, and not “Tom” and for the plot and marriage-of-convenience to unfold, but it’s all very contrived. Until she remembers her childhood friend and next door neighbour who she had a secret correspondence with. So she takes all her courage together, after selling another piece of her home, to knock on the door of her neighbors to ask about Tom, the boy from her journal.

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