Ted on my nerves Which definitely wasn t helped by the high pitched and ast speech that the narrator gave him but I do believe he would have been really abnoxious either way Copy received courtesy of NetGalleyA very The Bride of Willow Creek fluffy sexy Regency rompeatures three beginnings establishing a curse over the Dukes of Hart before we re introduced to the Maruess of Haywood who has dedicated his life to keeping his GREAT INVESTMENT, THE friend the Duke of Hartrom marrying and therefore dying according to the curseWhich may not be a curse after all Meanwhile Miss Anne Davenport is competing with her besties to live in the Spin This book was a little silly or my tastes educated men believing in curses I think the author needed to choose an earlier time period than this one early nineteenth century to pull that off Still MacKenzie is a good writer and worthy of a 3 star rating Mistress of the House Spinster House series offers a situation romantic comedy in Regency clothing and with the specter of tragedy loating around the castle I The Lively Art of Writing found the language a little modern especially the use of the word Hey as a wa. Cousin alive is to keep him single That means convincing the intriguing Miss Davenport that her lovely lips could be put toar better use than gossiping Kissing or instance In act Nate is beginning to hope that Miss Davenport's destiny lies not in the Spinster House at all but with him.
Ever had this problem with MacKenzie s writing before so I dunno what was up with that It definitely needed some work though It s only the 2nd book that has ever driven me to turning my audiobook up to 3x speed and it was mostly rom the wacky pacing Also her dad is a major dickwad There is this big deal made about him being such a selfish jackass to his daughter but Ann never aces him about it and he just gets away with it Both him and his bride to be Shame on them The Glass Ocean for being selfish cowards and not having the guts to talk to Ann And I m so disappointed that it s not brought up again Ann just decided to be a complacent and spineless person and it made iteel so unsatisfying She s all like YEAH I ll let them walk all over me No problemo Here let me lie down to make it easier or you Maybe a slight exaggeration Also the children Children are the literal worst in adult books 99100 times it s done badly The children are either wise beyond their years or act ar too young Somehow this author manages both in one book how does that even happen The 5 year old in particular really gra. About the pair's secret tryst might speed the course of true love But the duke's stubborn cousin poses an obstacle A ridiculously handsome very persuasive obstacleNate Maruess of Haywood has spent his life looking out or the duke hoping to stave off a amily curse The only way to keep his.
I enjoyed this The humor was good and I liked how both characters are set on their paths but their paths keep intersecting The Spinster House cat Poppy is uite the matchmaker Haywood was so protective of Anne and I liked that I wish he didn t think it was okay to go to prostitutes although I understand his options were limited because of the vow he made to his mother Looking The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness forward to Lord Alex and Jane s storyReviewedor Affaire de Coeur Magazine Our hero has so many sexist thoughts Women needing to be subservient and other bullshit like that Oh and did I mention that he has conversation with his dick Yup You heard me right Plural As in at least 10 It was uncomfortable He always telling it to shut up and behave And the pacing was not good at all It would be really slow and then bam Something would happen that if practically miss There were several scenes that were not very long and then when the characters were thinking or talking about it in retrospect they describe them as at least 2 or 3 times longer than they actually were It completely threw me out of the story I ve Two possible The Leadership Gap futures loom before Miss Anne Davenport Theirst option sharing an unhappy home with her Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) father and soon to be stepmother The second a life of independence at the Spinster House if only herriend Cat would vacate the premises and marry the Duke of Hart A well placed whisper.
Sally MacKenzie decided to become a writer in grade school when she read one of her stories to the class Her classmates laughed and she was hooked She sat down immediately to pen her first novelWell not exactlyThe hooked part is right cursed might be a better description but the sitting down and writing part came later Much later Sally eventually went on to college majoring in English a