Counterfeit Betrothal: (Signet Regency Romance) [Mary Balogh] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Determined to bring her estranged. A-Counterfeit-Betrothal-The-Notorious-Rake Olivia and Marcus married nineteen years ago, when she was seventeen and he twenty-one. A Counterfeit Betrothal/The Notorious Rake: Two Novels in e mais milhares de . Mary Balogh presents two of her classic Regency-era romances—seductive.

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Write a customer review. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Mary Balogh started writing in the evenings as a hobby. None of these encounters satisfy Marcus. And I’m not completely sold that they are really in love.

Can you not present him with a problem that he would need your mama to help solve? On the other hand cunterfeit romance between Sophie’s parents is seriously painful.

There are still too many moments of Edmund being really, far too hateful, but you also can’t help thinking that Edmund and Mary will end up working it out in the end.

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Open Preview See a Problem? The trap is set—if only Lady Sophia can keep her foolish heart from falling counterteit to her brilliant snares. Three stars The Notorious Rake is quite different.

He wanted to have her to start his days and as dessert to his luncheon, as a mid-afternoon exercise, as an appetizer before whatever entertainment the evening had to offer, and as a nighttime lullaby and a middle-of-the-night drug. They have managed to solve all problems for the past fourteen years without once meeting face-to-face. As they seek shelter, Mary is overcome with her fear of storms and Lord Waite is only too happy to offer comfort. My rating for this story is influenced by the fact that I really don’t like 2nd chance at love stories.


Btw, I think this story more about the parents’s story than the girl. Their an For me, this book is more about the humor than the romance. I dont like the characters of both stories that much.

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He was sucking on a blade of grass. There never is in life. Any secret behind their story is revealed relatively early. In order for a woman who is old enough to be introduced to the ton and to marry to be that ignorant and standoffish about a so-called rake’s attentions she would have had to be locked in a cellar from the age to 3 – especially when her childhood friend is considered one of the ton’s biggest rakes.

But I shall say nothing. Once Vincent proposes to her and the marriage is set, all that follows is a story of Sophia coming into her own person. May therein lies the rub. Counterfwit you like regency romances, you should try this book. And he was all “but your primal instincts don’t lie, you want me! Lady Sophia Bryant had no intention of ever marrying. betrothao

A Counterfeit Betrothal/The Notorious Rake

See and discover other items: Find someone quite ineligible to elope with. Marcus took a mistress, a theater dancer and we were told he learned all the new sexual technique from her. And Sutton is certainly the type of man I was just describing.

Of course things don’t work out exactly as planned. Upon his return he shut Olivia down from most aspect of his life and his bed and finally three months later after a confrontation with Olivia and being asked if there was another coumterfeit he told Olivia the truth. Books by Mary Balogh. No trivia or quizzes yet. And the reason counerfeit their seperation I find toatlly reasonable, I get why they are no longer together but most other reviewers seem to find it easy cuonterfeit see them back together never counferfeit stopped loving each other really after 14 years without so much as passing in the steets?


Edmund was a very interesting and tortured soul, with bits countfrfeit soul deep decency mixed with terrible malice. She may be a lady, but this man knows so well how to make her feel like a woman. I still wish Edmond had told his family or Mary about the gun moment, and Mary that she never was that with Marcus but ah well. Too many books; so little time! Her one desire is to reunite her parents, who have been estranged for fourteen years. The second book starts out to be very dark, but if you follow through you find it is about flawed human beings who have reasons for the way they respond to life.

Not that Im complaining too much because Olivia and Marcua story was cute.