She’d Never Marry Him!The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Lucien Deveraux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford — who broke her. Read A Belated Bride by Karen Hawkins by Karen Hawkins by Karen Hawkins for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and. A Belated Bride. Karen Hawkins. Buy This Book. A Belated Bride had some wonderful comic moments. It featured likable characters and strong.
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Arabella was lost at the first touch of his lips. It took me 1 month to finish this book. Advanced Search Find a Library. Hawkins’ strength is characters, and this is a tale that will give you that twinge of angst right behind your breastbone because these two characters obviously love each other so much and have no idea how to make things right.
I am just not impressed by anything in this story and cannot find anything or anyone that I felt oh man I liked that in this book. As the heir to a dukedom, Lucien was a little bit of a rakehell, spoiled, and well aware of his worth. Within a day a wonderful fellow reader not only provided me with the title of the book, she also posted a link to the product page.
I love how the guilt and regret of what he’d done in the past eats away at him, proving for an interesting romance. While serious, this book definitely had its funny moments.
March 4, Publication Date: This wouldn’t be the reaction of a woman who had been ruined and left for 10 years. She could still feel the sting of his rejection. Where have we heard that before? Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Return to Book Page. Sep 19, Sally Kilpatrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 30, Aileen rated it really liked it Shelves: The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Hawklns Devereaux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford who broke her innocent heart years ago and disappeared to London.
I LOVE Karen Hawkins books — they all tell a good love story, but they are also all laced with wonderful bits of humor. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Karen writes witty dialogue and great characters.
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His eyes glistened with hunger as he lowered his mouth to hers. There aren’t a lot of seduction scenes because Bella is stubborn and walks away from Lucien any time she even sniffs a bit of smelly sexy vride which means that she is almost constantly walking away. But it’s obvious he cares for Arabella more than he realizes in the beginning.
English View all editions and formats. He realizes he still loves her but she has a great deal of pride.
Overall, hawkine, but I did like the first book better.
A Belated Bride Book Summary and Study Guide
OK she is now shouldering all the family responsibilities plus a handicapped brother. It is easy to see early on that he loves Arabella, though lord knows she can’t. The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Lucien Deveraux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford — who broke her innocent heart years ago and disappeared to London.
The beginning where Arabella discovers that the belahed person on the road is her love from years ago who broke her heart is an “oh crap, I have to help him” moment just starts this great story. Furthermore, no crude language is use. But must say, I loved that view spoiler [her father was the one who convinced him that both would be unhappy hide spoiler ]. Arabella is left to care for not only her brother, but her two aunts with no money and no prospects.
Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Jun 09, Linda rated it liked it. The two aunts are nothing short of brilliant especially their use of the sheep tonic. Overall this was an enjoyable book and I’ll read the I didn’t enjoy this book as much as I enjoyed the first book in this series. It was a romantic and amusing read at the same time, and I have to read the rest of the series now! Like Arabella, Lucien had faced monetary difficulties in his recent past.
I did like the side story with Aunt Jane. The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Lucien Deveraux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford — who broke her innocent heart years ago and disappeared to London.
To ask helated readers questions about A Belated Hakwinsplease sign up. But when her scheming, marriage-minded aunts successfully compromise them, the two are forced to become man and wife. Even knowing this Lucien is still intent on marrying his beloved Bella—he calls her Bella mia, so sweet!
What really provoked me to give it only 2 stars is the author’s apparent ignorance of how to write dialogue.