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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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. To view it, click here. This had disillusioned her about marriage but also made her desperate for their reconciliation. I need to check if there is a balohg self-loathing one in her repertoire, but Edmund is definitely at the top of the list.

Apr 22, Lostshadows rated it it was ok Shelves: I don’t really have a lot more to say about this one except that I loved it and it will be something I will read again in the future. I loved both stories equally anyways.

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Too Scot to Handle. They were both idiots and I didn’t care for them. You cannot find some way of bringing them together, Lady Sophia?

If I’m constantly looking past the “couple” I’m reading, I’m inherently losing 50 percent of the pleasure. Overall, it’s a good read, just not as good as Balogh’s later books. One Star Full disclosure, I only skimmed the last sixty pages of this book, because, by then, I didn’t give a rat’s ass about any of the characters.


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I found that Edmond is not the monster I thought him to be, and Mary’s ambivalent feelings are based on her sound instincts.

Balogh gives us just enough of a teaser of his emotion and x enough honorable albeit disguised action to make us hang on and hope. Dec 05, Lu rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is hilarious, and the bickering continues all the way through to the wedding and after.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. I loved this gentle story, and the experience of seeing the differing points of view of both the main characters.

A Counterfeit Betrothal (Waite, #2) by Mary Balogh

Edmund is crude, vulgar, a womanizer who doesn’t hide who he is or what he has become. You gave the first set down. Countetfeit parents’ couple was not much better. As it was they are only made to talk about what they feel due to an outside event. It was that BAD!

I love the way they play each other and end up together. This Lady is known to have been someone’s mistress, although everyone likes her anyway because she’s so sweet and charming.

I didn’t believe any of this, but it’s SO entertaining! But Mama was lovelier for all that. This has 2 nicely- 3. Okay, given that I have been sitting on this for days, I am probably not going to cunterfeit a proper review. It couhterfeit intense and passionate with conflicted protagonists that are flawed, frustrating, and redeemable. 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 baoogh – especially when her childhood friend is considered one of the ton’s biggest rakes.


I vacilated about the plotline until Olivia decides to hide her pregnancy from her husband. By nightfall the whole of London would know what she had just said, including her papa, who had brought her to London for the Season, doubtless with the intention of finding her a husband despite the fact that she had not quite reached her eighteenth birthday.

Except that he ccounterfeit a streak of cruelty and arrogance to the proceedings.

The Counterfeit Betrothal – Sophia wants to get her parents back together. All panting and pretended passion.

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