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Colin acts like a jerk through the first part of the story. Her father abdicated the throne to marry Alessandra’s Eng This is a reread. Jan 04, Laura V. Not only did i not find anything even remotely charming about the main character, but i actually started to hate her. There’s a secondary story about a serial killer. The Crown Spies series was another great series by Garwood and I’m so disappointed that this is the last book. Castles is the fourth book in Garowod. How the Dukes Stole Christmas: I promise you will not be disappointed in this one!!
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Despite my hangups, I did truly enjoy Castles. Her father abdicated the throne to marry Alessandra’s English mother, who was a commoner. She’s not a narrator I won’t listen too again, but not my favorite either.
I loved this book and the series is a definite keeper for me. Plus, some threads were left unfinished. Yes, that wasn’t a surprise to any of US, but it was to him. Sure, the setting was and that term wasn’t used at least in the way you mean until a whole century later, but still, one time I might let it slide.
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And I did hate it, yet I did end up liking him. The Highlander Who Protected Me. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
I was annoyed with the way that Colin tried to keep Alesandra in a box, where uulie thought that a wife should be So he struggled and fought with himself, finally was “forced” to marry Alessandra because he could not stomach the thought of her marrying anyone else, and because he finally understood why his father felt responsible for Alessandra.
She is certainly struck by his good looks, but she can already see that he is proud, arrogant, and will be difficult to manage so she promptly crosses him off the list and asks him to help her to choose a husband from the remaining candidates. About Julie Garwood Julie Garwood is among the most critically acclaimed—and popular—romance authors around, published in thirty-two languages worldwide with forty million copies of jjlie books in print.
Apr 23, Cindy rated it it was ok Shelves: Unfortunately they too come down with the illness, so she is forced to stay with Colin. After the death of her parents, she was raised in a convent until word reaches the mother superior that the petty dictator who has taken over her country wants to force her to marry him.
One of my favorite scenes is when the entire family is having dinner and Colin announces to the family that he and Alesandra are getting married. He didn’t have plans to marry until his business was financially established but did so because he felt it was his duty. Apparently, she likes to write psychos into her stories, or maybe she depends on this trope to allow the hero to rescue, and to build tension.
My hunch of the outcome of the book was totally wrong so garwiod surprise was good. Iulie No Thanks for your feedback! She is cashles Princess Alesandra and Colin the stubborn so and so. I almost always enjoy a Garwood historical. Some parts are great, though. O ikiliyi ayri bir seviyordum.
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Before he can confront his father about his match-making, Colin too succumbs to the ailment and Alesandra nurses him back to health.
When You Love castlfs Scotsman. And the general who wanted the h to help seal his power, the one who prompted them to marry in the first place – he just kind of becomes a non-issue.
I’d go about 4 stars for the narration The I have read this book in the past. Other books in the series. To the amusement of her makeshift guardian, Colin, younger brother of the Marquess of Caineswood, castkes bold raven-haired beauty instantly captivated London society.
A Rogue of Her Own. To the Duke, With Love. I swear if you want to get me to do something just threaten to read this thing out loud to me.
She is a weak woman. We knew next to nothing about her. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Passion and danger abound in this classic historical romance from 1 New York Jukie bestselling author Julie Garwood.