Georgiana Wickham

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 67% (31 of 46)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 63,489 - Total Helpful Votes: 31 of 46
Vera: A Virago Modern Classic by Elizabeth von Arnim
Vera: A Virago Modern Classic by Elizabeth von Arnim
4.0 out of 5 stars Pure evil, 28 Aug 2014
Forget Voldemort - this is a terrific portrayal of real evil. Deeply deeply unsettling - the more so for being based solidly in a cardigans-and-horlicks reality.
The Substitute Bridegroom by Charlotte Louise Dolan
The Substitute Bridegroom by Charlotte Louise Dolan
2.0 out of 5 stars I didn't fall in love, 30 July 2014
I liked the initial premise very much - that the hero proposes from a sense of guilt, and that this is explicit from the start. That should set up an intriguing "Does he love me or is it just guilt talking?" situation. Unfortunately, that potential is not really explored.

There were some very nice touches, though, in the hero's sharing with his men the Letters from Home, the attitude of the servants in the Big House, and some gorgeously bitchy sisters.

The hero is Strong and Silent, and since he doesn't say much, and what he does say is often curt, it's very hard to understand him. His actions at the start of the book cause the heroine to be badly injured, but we don't… Read more
Some Like It Hopeless (A Temporary Engagement) by Megan Bryce
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Briefly, Cassandra and Brady (two damaged people) help heal each other's wounds, while Cassandra's best friend, Shane, tries to persuade Christian they are perfect for each other.

Megan Bryce is terrific at setting up likeable characters quickly, but subtly. The first part of the book, with Cassandra and Brady sparring their way into a relationship is sexy, funny, and deeply satisfying. The tone darkens a bit in the second half, when Brady and Cassandra each work their way past their own demons to a hard-won happiness. There's a real sense of achievement that they do get there in the end, and I think it's part of why I enjoy Megan Bryce's books so much - that she doesn't… Read more