Lord Ashford's Wager (Signet Regency Romance, AE 8049)

Lord Ashford's Wager (Signet Regency Romance, AE 8049) #2020

Lord Ashford s Wager Signet Regency Romance AE The bad things about Lord Tony Ashford were that he was dazzlingly handsome a confirmed gambler and he only saw Lady Joanna Barrand as friend To fall into his arms was folly but that is where Joann
  • Title: Lord Ashford's Wager (Signet Regency Romance, AE 8049)
  • Author: Marjorie Farrell
  • ISBN: 9780451180490
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Paperback
  • The bad things about Lord Tony Ashford were that he was dazzlingly handsome, a confirmed gambler, and he only saw Lady Joanna Barrand as friend To fall into his arms was folly, but that is where Joanna s heart led her A romantic Regency by the author of Lady Arden s Redemption and Lady Barbour s Dilemma.
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      Published :2020-02-22T02:14:19+00:00

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    It s packaged as a romance but it s NOT a romance It follows a widow who was sold at 17 to a nabob thirty yrs older She was a decent woman who was devoted to husband for their 15 yr marriage She wants to re marry for love this time and she gets engaged to the hero for about 2 seconds.Then she is murdered onscreen about 30% into the book.The hero goes to prison for her murder He is weak and whiny and has a gambling addiction.The heroine according to the backblurb is a doormat in the background wh [...]

    Lady Joanna Barrand has loved Lord Tony Ashford since childhood, but to him she was a friend When he suddenly becomes the Earl of the family s impoverished estate, he turns to gambling to make his fortune It doesn t work and he looks to an older wealthy widow as a marriage prospect His gambling, however, is still a problem and soon he is suspected in a far greater crime Lady Joanna sticks by him and aids him through his crisis and eventually he sees her as than a friend This is a very tradition [...]

    Two childhood friends find love, but not without suffering loss and overcoming obstacles First, they with the help of a Bow Street Runner must solve a mystery that threatens to destroy the hero s life and take away his freedom.

    I really enjoy Marjorie Farrell s writing and the book was no exception Also, I had a hard time rating it It didn t feel much of a romance, as the main characters didn t have chemistry at all The best part of the book was secondary characters, specially a Runner.

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