Courting Julia By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. When Julia’s rich stepfather died, his legacy drew suitors to Julia like bees to honey. Yet for all the practical men who offered their hands, none could make her . When Julia Maynard’s step-grandfather died, he leaves her his beautiful estate home on the condition that one of his five nephews marries her within a month.

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Sometimes she’s courtting but it’s impossible to dislike her because she was such a sweet and kind individual. Now they are both widowed, and Piers, who couring an heir, has asked his friend to help him choose a new bride. When she’s not writing, she enjoys reading, music and knitting. The Second Time Around. The title should be at least 4 characters long. The Day of the Duchess. Weddings of the Century. In fact, I almost put it down without finishing. He respected Julia’s desire to marry for love, so did not compel her to accept any of the offers she received for marriage.

Curting Earl of Beaconswood wanted his beloved step-granddaughter to be married and settled happily before he died, but when he realized it was not going to happen, he amended his will.

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For a change, she has made very shallow characters here, and the “romance” is built on the theory that if you constantly quarrel with someone and feel that you hate them, but are sexually attracted, then this is “love. The MC’s spend a lot of time arguing but they’re unable to deny their attraction for each other.

It is accepting the other person with all good qualities and bad and not wanting to change any of them.

Courting Julia (Sullivan, #1) by Mary Balogh

And I will read more her romances because her books are simply available. Jan 24, Crystal rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 23, Erica Anderson rated it really liked it Shelves: Flowing text, Original pages. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And finally a hoyden I don’t want to punch in the teeth. It seemed that he was the coourting one unlucky enough to be jilia there just when she decided to go swimming in the pond or riding wildly on her stallion.

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Enjoyable baloghh but not up to Ms. Julia has to choose among a list of five suitors. Although he finds that he is not enough of a villain to carry his plans to fruition, he acts badly enough that I would have had a hard time seeing him as a hero in another book after reading this one.

Frederick ended up developing a conscience at a last minute but the H was still there to save Julia and to propose to her. The H, however, dislikes Julia intensely because she’s not his idea of what a perfect Countess is supposed to be. Sep 30, Tracy DeNeal rated it it was amazing.


I also quite enjoyed reading about the secondary couple; they were quite sweet.

In Courting Julia, Freddie breaks Julia’s trust and acts despicably toward her. Courting Julia is at heart a serious book that throws the powerless condition of women into high relief. To view it, click here. Item s unavailable for purchase. Confessions of a Dangerous Lord.

And he hates himself for that. Sure, they were passionate, but I courtiing till they had the “talk in the tree”, I didnt really want to see these two together. I loved how Julia challenged Daniel and forced him to accept the sexual attraction that they shared: Although I don’t usually care for blame-the-heroine behavior, Balogh constructs the hero’s childhood in a way that allows readers to see that in “blaming” the heroin While I really enjoyed this older trad, I suspect that the hero’s behavior will really irritate some readers.

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Nonetheless, I have enjoyed it, somewhere between stars. Ratings and Reviews 1 37 star ratings 1 reviews. He is totally unprepared for the desire that overwhelms him when Wren jjlia lifts the veils that hide the secrets of her past To someone who has no idea what is on his mind, like Juliahe comes across as a stuffy, supercilious man who I dearly want to slap.