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May 06, Lady Aeval rated it liked it Shelves: See all 4 answers from Calken Callen…. Victoria is the ideal candidate — quiet, unassuming, and in desperate need of funds. 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 One they he stops writing her. Not superb, but definitely worth the time.

Topics Mentioning This Author. Overall, it was not vastly enjoyable, but I did not walk away hating the book either. Jan 22, Juliana Philippa rated it it was ok Shelves: School Donation Program In Memory of Her options for a bridegroom are limited.

Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Date 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year And if the family is so badly off, why are her two younger sisters working and she’s not?

Three Weeks with a Princess. I rarely read paperbacks at the moments, mostly ebooks, except for the Nicola Cornick and Kate Pearce books, but somehow I grabbed this one before I went to the bathtub a few days ago and just finished it.

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Victoria is an appealing heroine, initially rather gauche in society principally due to the fact that her father persistently ran her down; but she blossoms after her marriage and sh I’ve been on a bit of a “marriage-of-convenience” kick of late, and this book definitely fed my craving! I do congratulate callen, though, for managing to maintain my interest in the novel to complete the story.


Again, this was definitely a failing of the characters that Callen wrote, because I know that she is most certainly able to write great chemistry and interesting characters who complement each other read His Scandal. Oct 20, Maddux rated it really liked dlor Shelves: There were some promising moments and scenes, but on the whole the book did not click for me and I would be hard-pressed to ever read it again, let alone recommend it to someone else.

The Lord Next Door

The endearing words were used, but the phrasing occasionally felt awkward or stilted. The mother of three grown children, an avid crafter, singer, and outdoor enthusiast, Gayle lives in Central New York with her dog, Uma, and her husband, Jim the Romance Hero.

Misschien komt het ook door de vertaling of doordat het verhaal hier en daar ingekort is – dit boek heeft pagina’s terwijl het origineel er ongeveer 50 me Ik heb de Nederlands talige uitgave gelezen: The characters are likable and even though there is a need to suspend reality a bit, it is not so crazy that you simply want to scream. This was the issue with The Lord Next Door. I also found the heroine of this story, Victoria, a bit bland.

As you can tell, I adore and day dream about most romance genres, and my three big loves are 1 reading about romance 2 writing about romance and 3 talking about romance with my gals. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.


Although shocked and initially betrayed by his lies when she found lorr, 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. I haven’t read the other books in this series yet, which go into Victoria’s sisters lives, but I do plan to, The Lord Next Door was a nice start to the series and something I would recommend if you like plain Jane books or want something to relax with.

The romance was a little slow, but the story was enough for me to carry it. Ratings and Reviews 0 15 star ratings 0 reviews.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Never Marry a Stranger. Until she remembers her childhood friend and next door neighbour who she had a secret correspondence with.

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The story wasn’t bad, it just wasn’t all that entertaining. Not too far apart! He decides to marry Victoria to benefit both of them. Scandals which are made bigger by themselves and which would weigh much less on their minds if they opened up earlier to each other. But even as she strives to be the perfect wife, her calm demeanor masks a shocking secret The blurb sounded so promising but unfortunately the book did not quite live up to the promise. Secrets, misunderstanding and scandal rule their worlds but Victoria and David find each other in a nice average story.