REVIEW: Heartless by Mary Balogh I’ve been in a reading slump lately and decided to try Heartless, Such was the case with Heartless. A couple of years ago I picked up Heartless, the first book I had ever read by Mary Balogh and went into the lost-in-a book zone. I went to work. Heartless, first published in , was a new venture for me. It is a Georgian historical, set during the 18th century, several decades earlier than most of my other.

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But did she do it? Hdartless Knave of Hearts. In this case I felt that the particular villain was too villain-y. I went to work the next day, spaced out from lack of sleep and burning with impatience for my lunch hour so I could go to a bookstore and find more books by Mary Balogh. No, Heartless wasn’t more than just good enough for me.

I’ve never read a hero quite like Luke. The hero asks her multiple times, is there anything you want to tell me. Instead from the middle on I just thought Anna was a silly woman that was deceptive for only her own selfish reasoning especially after having a baby.

She smiled all the time, she seemed frivolous, she hid behind this mask. Unfortunately there were only a few things that I enjoyed about this book, for headtless most part secondary characters, and they were not enough to carry the book. Henrietta, the woman he loved, whom he planned to marry, had told him that his brother had seduced and The story-line was interesting and different, but the heartpess of it did not come together to make the book as haertless as it could have been.

Balogh is a wonderful author, she writes believable stories and emotional characters. Ten years later, fate has brought him back home to England as head of the family who rejected him.


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Mqry About Heartless Georgi The cultural aspects of love and romance were also different, which was interesting. Lucas and Anna meet, flirt, and decide fairly early on that a marriage of convenience will suit them both. Now don’t get me wrong, I feel for him, I sympathize with his troubles and everything but it was all just too much sometimes.

Did I mention the fan the hero carries around?? I am to put it mildly not a fan of romances that hinge on A Big Misunderstanding to keep the couple apart. He really pissed me!

A man who loves his family is guaranteed to melt my heart and it went out to Luke for the rest of the book. He was her husband after all. European Historical Romance Review Tags: Anna Marlowe marries Lucas Kendrick, Duke of Harndon, knowing that he will never love her, to escape from a man from her past This little lie resulted in a duel between the brothers, Lucas almost killed his brother, and got banished from his family, who wanted nothing more to do with him.

I found it a very odd read and almost hwartless up many, many, many times. Want to Read saving…. The hero was a duke so you would think that there would have been This book started off so good, but then it got bogged down in the middle and was long hearltess towards the end. I love that I really don’t have anything negative to say about this book except that it’s out of print Hay cosas que uno se espera, pero otras He’ll get the bad guy for you, just open yourself up to him.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Everyone loves Mary Balogh! Download neartless Spring Fiction Sampler Now. He is rather ruthless, but at the same time, is a good husband for tormented Anna. No es de las mejores novelas de la autora, y se queda en entretenida.

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No, cancel Yes, report balkgh Thanks! Anna, far from being the bright-eyed innocent Luke takes her for, is no more a stranger to the shadows of a painful past than he is. Just didn’t like this one. The heroine was perfect – a witty Stepford smiler trying to deal with dark secrets and a stalker.


It started out innocently and interesting enough.

Plus, he was a dandy, oh please! The secret heartlrss view spoiler [ that an older, creepy dude befriended her family after the death of her father who had gambled away all their money and died heavily in debt. He curls and powders his waist length black hair, he cakes on make-up and rouges his cheeks, balohg wears the latest in silks and laces, carries a fan and calls everyone, “my dear”. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Marry Girl with the Make-Believe Husband. He pursues her very determinedly, and desperate to escape her situation, and swept off her feet by this handsome, sought-after duke, Anna quickly says yes to his proposal.

She and This started out so well. I never felt like I really knew her, and I didn’t feel like the hero knew her either. Apr 23, Ana T. But I did enjoy the protags of book 2 as secondary characters in book valogh, so that combined with my willingness to give Balogh all the benefit baloghh the doubt due to her inordinately wonderful catalog, I will blunder on with book 2.

Very disappointing from an author I usually enjoy. I ended up getting the audible during one of the sales and wanted to re-read it, thinking it would be a good re-read. Tall, Dark, and Wicked. As the story progressed and the opportunities for her to confess all came and went listening to this became painful.