The Convenient Marriage

The Convenient Marriage

eBook - 2009
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Horatia Winwood is simply helping her family When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia offers herself instead. Her sister is already in love with someone else, and Horatia is willing to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. Everyone knows she's no beauty, but she'll do her best to keep out of the Earl's way and make him a good wife. And then the Earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, sets out to ruin her reputation... The Earl of Rule has found just the wife he wants Unbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted by her. There's simply no way he's going to let her get into trouble. Overcoming some misguided help from Horatia's harebrained brother and a hired highwayman, the Earl routs his old enemy, and wins over his young wife, gifting her with a love that she never thought she could expect.
Publisher: [United States] : Sourcebooks Inc : Made available through hoopla, 2009
ISBN: 9781402227011
1402227019
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Jul 18, 2017

Absolutely wonderfully adorable! I fell in love with Lord Rule almost at first sight. He was perfect. Horry, too, was quite sweet towards the end. Quite an exciting and cute book. Positively delightful!

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macrw3
Feb 14, 2015

Loved it. Heroine has amazing eyebrows and a stammer. She's absolutely adorable!

bwortman Jul 12, 2013

A delectable read I devoured over the course of two days, Horatia and Lord Rule are both charming characters and the plot is quite a bit more action packed than other Heyers I've read. The novel also varies from the norm in that it begins with a marriage rather than ending with one. With a fun cast of supporting characters (my personal favourite being Horatia's gambling and drink-prone brother, Pelham) the novel was just the light and fast read I needed.

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