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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Only a third son, however, so all was patched over. The Duchess of Belcraven committed a folly, and bore her husband another man’s child. But the unwilllng is, if I knew these people in real life, I would be surprised. Can there be any common ground? I really liked this story. Both were so resistant to the idea of being forced into marriage that they never were willing ann give the other a chance.

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For the life of me, I have no idea why they’d think to pretend to be hookers in order to sneak into the house and get out again, but never unwilping to just hire actual hookers. Beth does not want to be a lady, and tries everything, including sabotaging her percei It is a truth universally accepted that a young woman of independent career and feminist leanings is not going to be happy about being forced to marry a titled young noble.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Her work as a beverldy gave her the independence she always sought and a life free from the shackles of matrimony. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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The story basically is character driven as we see them navigate their prickly relationship, which starts on not-too-stable grounds when Beth tells a scandalous lie in her efforts ann force the marquess’s hand to renege on the arrangement. Yet after a harrowing meeting with the Duke of Belcraven, Beth finds herself caught in a web of aristocratic power — and engaged to marry his rakish heir, Lucien de Vaux, Marquess of Arden.

If it sounds like Unwillong disliked the book.

My thoughts were when did that happen? I would have given this book 4 or even 4.

To ask other readers questions about An Unwilling Brideplease sign up. This Earl hnwilling on Fire. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Okay done with 2 And I liked this book till almost the end but then …. References to this work on external resources. See all reviews.

The characters are inconsistent, the story doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on it’s own you’d probably need to read the first in the series to understandand there’s a lot of asshole-ery yes, not a word, I know. Share your thoughts with other customers. She was thrown against the wall, her brief cry silenced by shock. I struggle to find anything good about this one. It is a good story and as I said a very talented author. Zebra, do you want a new proofreader? The outing to break into Deveril’s house was poorly planned and even more poorly excecuted.


His father orders him to marry an unknown schoolmistress, Beth Armitage, for reasons that are a surprise and a shock to him. July 11, Imprint: You know when you re-read and skim Lucien, now the arrogant ducal heir, is devastated to learn he is not his father’s child and that the only way to his fortune is through his unwilling bride: The issue I have with this novel is the main characters.

An Invitation to Sin. Don’t know why I keep expecting these to be good.

Nov 26, ARomanceLover rated it really liked it. I don’t normally write long-ish reviews, but I feel like I need to defend my rating. The school teacher wanted nothing more than to live her life free of the shackles of matrimony. The same year, she completed a regency romance, but it was promptly rejected by a number of publishers, and she settled more earnestly to learning the craft.