An Unwilling Bride Mass Market Paperback – Dec 1 2000
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From the Back Cover
SHE WOULD GIVE HIM HER HAND, BUT NEVER HER HEART
Beth Armitage had the life she wanted. Her work as a teacher gave her the independence she always sought and a life free from the shackles of matrimony. Yet after a harrowing meeting with the Duke of Belcraven, Beth found herself caught in a web of aristocratic power -- and engaged to marry his rakish heir, Lucien de Vaux, Marquess of Arden! She was determined to despise her betrothed, but when Arden decided to seduce her, she needed all of her strength to keep from surrendering her heart.
HE WOULD MARRY, BUT NEVER LOVE
Forced into marriage with a commoner to secure his inheritance, Lord Arden despised the coy bluestocking who would share his bed. Furious at her defiance and her challenges to his authority, he resolved to control her. But soon her wit and her charms threatened his very will -- and his heart... --This text refers to an alternate Mass Market Paperback edition.
About the Author
Jo Beverley is widely regarded as one of the most talented romance writers today. She is a four-time winner of Romance Writers of America's cherished RITA Award and one of only a handful of members in the RITA Hall of Fame. She has also recieved the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Born in England, she now lives with her husband and two sons in Victoria, British Columbia, just a ferry ride away from Seattle, WA.
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Light reading, some interesting twists. Keeps you interested to the endPublished 2 months ago by Erika Deruaz
What appalled me more than Lucien's backhand was Beth's reaction to it. Instead of hitting him back (my preferred reaction) or taking him to task, she forgives him and shoulders... Read morePublished on May 13 2004
Okay, the slap was a little too much, but it doesn't change the fact that this is still a very good story. Read morePublished on March 16 2004
Fans who've come to know the other rogues will understand and enjoy this book immensely. Yes, Lucien did a stupid, dopey thing, but the fact that he realized it and agonized over... Read morePublished on March 9 2004
Basically the only reason I liked this book was because of the heroine. i usually really like the hero so this is a surprise!! Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2003 by Andriana
Even leaving aside the revolting manner in which the so-called hero behaves, this book is dull in the extreme. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 2003 by J. Mullally
I didn't enjoy this book because it was a very dull and typical regency romance. Yes, the domestic violence didn't help either, especially since I am no stranger to this issue... Read morePublished on Sept. 1 2003 by S. Pace
I reviewed this book some while ago and have come back to look at ensuing comments from time to time with great interest. Read morePublished on May 31 2003 by Susan Smith