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Someone to Wed

Lu par : Rosalyn Landor
Série : Westcott, Volume 3
Durée : 11 h et 2 min
Catégories : Anglais - Romance, Historical
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A very practical marriage makes Alexander Westcott question his heart in the latest Regency romance from the New York Times best-selling author of Someone to Hold.

When Alexander Westcott becomes the new Earl of Riverdale, he inherits a title he never wanted and a failing country estate he can't afford. But he fully intends to do everything in his power to undo years of neglect and give the people who depend on him a better life....

A recluse for more than 20 years, Wren Heyden wants one thing out of life: marriage. With her vast fortune, she sets her sights on buying a husband. But when she makes the desperate and oh-so-dashing earl a startlingly unexpected proposal, Alex will agree only to a proper courtship, hoping for at least friendship and respect to develop between them. He is totally unprepared for the desire that overwhelms him when Wren finally lifts the veils that hide the secrets of her past....

©2017 Mary Balogh (P)2017 Recorded Books

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  • Joan
  • 06/12/2017

Nice change of pace

This book is not overly sexual. Yes, you can actually focus on the developing the relationship between the main characters. The narration was good. It was worth the credit.
Update: I listen to this book several times this summer. It has gotten better and better. "Why can't I be a woman and a person?" what a wonderful question issued by the main character. Love it!

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  • Stephanie Friar
  • 02/12/2017

Someone to Wed

Another wonderful story by Mary Balogh. I love the characters and the struggle they have to over come to find love and acceptance.

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  • Phaedra Kohler-Humphrey
  • 07/12/2017

A favorite for sure!

I have binge listened to all of Mary Balogh’s books.. she tells a perfect story and her series all draw you deep into the families involved... so much so that I am always feeling like I’m missing news of good friends when I am done. Rosalyn Landor is my favorite narrator for MB books and a favorite narrator overall. Her voice is warm and breathes life into every story she tells!

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  • C. Duque
  • 12/01/2018

Late bloomer

I love Mary Balogh. I think I’ve read or listened to most of her books. Some of her books grab you from page one. Some take some time. This book, although excellent, is one of the latter. The start was a bit drawn out. To the point that I almost gave up. The best part of this book are the last eight or nine chapters. I’m glad I plowed through because there is payoff. Rosalyn Landor is superb!

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  • Rachel
  • 01/12/2017

Loved it!

Her best one yet! She is a superb writer! She gives characters you sigh over and cheer for!

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  • Michelle
  • 26/03/2018

someone to wed

Typical Mary Balogh story. life is rose garden. people are wealthy, kind and understanding. and find perfect love right away. The author should kiss Roslyn Landor 's hand. because her brilliant narration was the reason I listened to this dreamy story.

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  • Erica
  • 24/03/2018

standing ovation

The story was an amazing one it tied up the series nicely and it could also stand alone. this book was not boring and it was not over dramatic. The characters had very human qualities. I just wish there was another book after this one. The entire series was amazing but this book was the best.

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  • Jen W
  • 13/04/2018

Great

This is a great continuation of the series. Though it can be listened as a stand alone it’s better to have at least listened/read to someone to love. The performance is great and the characters are easy to care for and want the best for.

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  • Cam
  • 10/03/2018

Could not keep my interest

I ended up stopping the read 3.5 hours before completion. Story had promise but it all fizzled out as the story drug on. The forced courtship was painful and the hero a nice man who tried to do anything to keep his estate by marrying a wealthy woman. She was hard to like as a heroine.

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  • rangerdragon
  • 12/12/2017

Definitely not Mary Balogh's Best

Rosalyn Landor does her usual excellent job with narrating, but even she can't save lackluster writing. There is no real conflict. The heroine has had a body image issue for almost thirty years, but the hero has her overcoming it in three months.

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  • *040610*
  • 12/04/2019

wieder ein Problemfall

Wren Heyden lebt aufgrund eines Feuermals auf der linken Gesichtshälfte seit 20 Jahren zurückgezogen bzw. geht nur verschleiert auf die Straße. Nach dem Tod ihrer geliebten Tante und Onkel innerhalb weniger Tage, die ihr eine sehr gut laufende Glasfabrik und ein enormes Vermögen hinterlassen haben, nimmt ihre Vereinsamung zu. Um ihr Bedürfnis nach Familie zu erfüllen veranstaltet sie eine Art Casting für mögliche Ehemänner. Die Story erzählt die Entwicklung der Beziehung der beiden Helden. Im Prinzip ist dies gut entwickelt, dennoch hat die Geschichte eine niederdrückende Atmosphäre, ist nicht wirklich spannend und alle Protagonisten werden gegen Ende "zu gut für diese Welt", das Ende ist platt und langweilig.