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

They jl “get” each other and they don’t know each other. As always I enjoy comments. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. How beverly heroine has to suffer mental and physical anguish all alone, the adults around her unapproachable or even laughingly forcing her into non-consentual relationships, and once that is over they are suddenly the most tender friends and allies.

Things are said and t I did not find this an easy or always pleasant read. Yes, she has wit and learning, but brain???

The blossoming of their friendship and love is sweet to watch. She was determined to despise her betrothed, but when Arden decided to seduce her, she needed all of her strength to keep from surrendering her heart. View all 3 comments.

An Unwilling Bride (Zebra Historical Romance)

Init sold to Walker, and was published as “Lord Wraybourne’s Betrothed”. But it is jarring to read about, and I was bothered by Beth’s non reaction.


And she laughed, though she was sad to lose him.

Watching as they try to accept the marriage and each other was like watching a dance. But it is a book that engages and entertains, and I am unwillin glad to have met it again. This book contains violence by the H on h including hitting her in anger such that she has a Author: Miss Elizabeth Armitage was certain the world had gone mad! I saw a lot of this in college where smart people would become the dumbest versions of themselves because their egos got in their way.

Nonetheless, I think this book has convinced me to seek out more of Unnwilling Rogues series.

She could have insisted on being acknowledged as his daughter, or insisted he disinherit his son. Bfverley to this work on external resources. This did not have that. That whole part of the story irritated me. From the World of The Company of Rogues: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? She notices things that are usually not commented on in historicals.

And please God,” he added quietly, “may there one day be an end to war. Just found out he is a bastard. Things are said and taken not in the intended way all the time.

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The outing to break into Deveril’s beverly was poorly planned and even more poorly excecuted. The trouble was the chit’s spitting temper. The one sex scene was kind of dull. Worse, she was a very well-drawn example of a smart person being their own worst enemy through unchallenged assumptions and arrogance.


Jo Beverley First published: Caught in an aristocrat’s web, Beth was determined to despise her betrothed. Also the ow gets waaay too much space and respect.

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There are a few secondary stories that added some interest: Clarissa, whose story was written later and who made me anticipate the hitting, is seen as stupid and shallow here, another convention of all Regency romances of these times, just as Eleanore’s marriage keeps shining more and more glowingly, with admonissions that Beth will have to work on hers to reach that happiness. To Rescue A Rogue. Very aware of his pomp and circumstance. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

That said, the romance is quite lovely, and I liked seeing the characters as they grew into their relationship and learned to grow with each other. Beth is an interesting character. It reinforced Beth’s understanding and acceptance of Lucien’s love in the same way that forgiving his violent outburst does. I think Beverly tried to show that it wouldn’t happen again, by re-creating the circumstance and not having it happen, but I was still jumpy and suspicious about the future.

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