The Obedient Bride by Mary Balogh – book cover, description, publication history. The Obedient Bride By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Wonderful Regency romance. Lord Geoffrey Astor marries Arabella Wilson in a marriage of convenience and feels justified in keeping his mistress, Ginny Cox.

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The new viscount offers in a letter to Arabella’s mother to wed one of the daughters out of honor, so he can provide for the family.

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I do love a good marriage-of-convenience story, and this fit the bill. This means that she cannot be easy with him.

This was a boring book! He never bothers with her satisfaction or even pain, or showing her what exists beyond just the perfunctory act.

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Legend of the Highland Dragon Isabel Cooper. The wedding night was like consensual rape. For, you know, plot reasons. In part because she feel he is entering a bad bargain as she is not as beautiful as her sister.

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But I did like the scenes she put them in at times even though she could have put more passion into the scenes. All through their marriage, before and after, Lord Astor has kept a beautiful mistress, Ginny Cox.

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The Love Letter Lucinda Riley. North and South Elizabeth Gaskell. The emotional reactions that result from their misunderstanding feel very true and honest. That said, I actually didn’t hate this. March 10, Publication Date: He also finds that his passion for his mistress has waned and he eventually gives her up. Balogh is a great writer, but when I hate a cheating hero for something other than the cheating, that’s pretty sad.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lord Astor, or Geoffrey, was a good man.

The heroine, however, is determined to make the best of her marriage and be the perfect wife. First, I was groaning at how incredibly “obedient” that girl was, and then how “annoying the hero became. Aug 20, LuvGirl rated it really liked it Shelves: Rather than make us laugh at or doubt the things Lord Astor tells himself he is feeling, we are left confused and annoyed. She is also dumb as a brick. He also realises that if she will not forgive him, their life together will be pretty bleak.

Even though she has an older and more beautiful sister who technically ba,ogh marry first, but she takes the bullet and agrees. Someone to Care Mary Balogh. She is so prudish that when a man she is half-promised to, whom she loves, rescues her from a charging bull or what she believes to be a charging bull and kisses her forehead afterwards, she slaps him, but at the same time sees no problem to go off on her own with Sir John in Vauxhall or to allow him to kiss her in a garden at a house party.

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Nov 05, Twiggy rated it liked it Shelves: Therefore, I can’t say as to I approve of this theme in a genre targeted towards females. The Secret Wife Gill Paul. He apologizes for hurting her not for his actions, mind you and asks for a fresh start.

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Pages and pages of motivation and feelings of the mayr character. Under the Mistletoe Mary Balogh. I especially liked how Mr Hubbard’s story was used as a mirror for her.