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I have done dknaldson lot of reading in this genre and I have to say that this is one of the most fabulous work I have picked up.


Nicely done Julianne Donaldson! I paused under the branches and tried to remember the last time I had felt the least need to twirl.

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I’m not sure why or how the stereotypical cringing came to be, but it exists for me, nonetheless. Please don’t answer Edenbrooke or I will cry!

It was a joke! Where can I meet him please?!?! This book in phenomenal. I think it was supposed to be witty banter. Katie, I hope you enjoy it.

I had not had to learn to sing for company or to behave like Cecily or to stop twirling. I don’t find the romance engaging and I am bothered by the language. It’s basically a Regency fairy-tale. She particularly excelled at the witty repartee between the main characters and developed the second string beautifully to support the narrative.


Grandmother makes an unexpected offer to make Marianne her heir, to the tune of 40, pounds, if Marianne can learn to “behave like an elegant young lady. Will Marianne be edebrooke to rein in her traitorous heart, or will a mysterious stranger sweep her off her feet?

She is the Jane Austen of Regency romance. There was a reason Grandmother had warned me not to sing. Feb 16, Chantel rated it it was amazing Shelves: What I am supposed to do now??! As far as the story reads, it feels like the author saw and maybe read Pride and Prejudice and At said inn, she’s insulted by a gentleman, because of her dishevelled appearance.

Exciting, funny and heartwarming situations keep the reader engaged in the characters as their motivations are revealed slowly through the book. Excited for the chance to escape bath, to see her sister and be once again in the country, Marianne sets off with her maid to Edenbrooke.

It’s funny with a hint of intrigue. I don’t know if the author was jilianne to simulate what she thinks was the proper etiquette of donzldson time period, but the scene ends up julianme no sense at all, with everyone in the scene overreacting to what honestly doesn’t seem like much of anything.

At seventeen, Marianne Daventry is a young, innocent girl who has trouble fitting in and behaving like an elegant lady. Edenbr Julianne Donaldson grew up as the daughter of a Jhlianne.


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Do you picture beautiful people, interesting locals, society, foppish men, stately manors, and lovely gowns? View all 14 comments. Kellet, and is instead bequeathing her fortune to Marianne. She writes historical romance when she is not busy with her four young children and husband. If you’ve never heard of these books or author go check them out!!! She lives with her grandmother and aunt and is trying to behave like a proper lady but sometimes can’t help using her wits and speaking her mind, or twirling or running out of doors.

I was addicted and throughly enjoyed it.

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We know this because we are repeatedly told it. Clumpett rubbed a hand over ddonaldson mouth, as if to remove a smile, and looked at his plate.

Hijackings of some of her story lines, character traits, and even names, yes. If this was fanfiction I read on the internet then it still would have been bad.