Dance for a Diamond) [Pdf Free] ¸ Melinda Hammond

Dance for a DiamondHe obstinate young woman whose station in ife "is far his own Among the minor characters are Beatrice Chittering Antonia s chatty kind hearted and "far below his own the minor characters are Beatrice Chittering Antonia s chatty kind hearted and partner Master Charles her charming and witty cousin Bella Burstock Sir Laurence s a spirited and overindulged minx of a sister as well as Sir Rigby Claremont an incorrigible flirt and devious NYCTaxiCabTales.com: Taxi Stories from streets of NYC lecher The personalities of the characters add to the appeal of this romanceDance for a Diamond is fascinatingight reading which holds the reader s attention from beginning to the end This is another charming traditional Regency romance by Melinda Hammond Set against the background of the Napoleonic wars culminating in the Battle of Waterloo there is some nice historical detail that brings extra colour to the story uite by accident I read it as we approached the 200th anniversary of Waterloo which was an added bonus I thought the opening scene was perhaps a tad unrealistic but it was an enjoyable read and I shall continue to The Wrong Side of the Bed look for other books by this author Despite the ridiculous circumstances that brought the MCs together for the first time this was a decent read The author did a good job incorporating just enough historical details to make the story realistic and interesting without being t A young womanearns that independence is not always freeing I thought this was a good story but in the beginning it is a bit unrealisticvague how she meets a good story but in the beginning it is a bit unrealisticvague how she meets where she does. Weeping through Europe a new dance the waltz and Napoleon Bonaparte Melinda Hammond's characters are influenced by both – one brings ove and romance the other threatens to destroy their happiness and keep them apart foreverA sweet Regency Romance. کاروان امید: سرگذشت تری فاکس love blooming amid their trials and tribulationsThis entertaining plot is set in an era of propriety decorum and manners Antonia Venn is a woman from a well respected family whose father a notorious rake and gamblereft her destitute after his death and dependent on her aunt and uncle s generosity Left a small inheritance by her mother she has decided to defy tradition and set up a dance school which brings censure from the aristocratic families in Bath and The Cat Who Sang for the Birds (Cat Who... lecherous men to her doorstep This is a story of friendship andove in a restrictive society as war Tempting Faith Di Napoli looms and fortunes are won orost The story progresses uickly and smoothly to a predictable but charming endingThe core characters are realistic for that period but not complex Antonia Venn is a headstrong uietly determined young woman from an impeccable ineage who struggles for independence to pursue a trade Sir Laurence Oakland a wealthy aristocrat and former soldier is domineering blunt proud and haughty When confronted by Antonia s frankness and courage he s smitten and fears osing his heart forever to Hool in Bath despite the misgivings of her family Antonia is persuaded to take the beautiful Isabella Burstock as a pupil a decision that puts her on a collision course with the young heiress’s autocratic brotherBy the end of 1814 two forces are ,


I received my copy of Dance for a Diamond by Melinda Hammond from the author through the Goodreads First Reads programSet in Regency England against the background of the Napoleonic Wars Dance for a Diamond follows the independent minded Antonia Venn as she opens a dance school despite the misgivings of those around her Determined not to rely on the charity of her relations Venn opens her dance school in Bath constantly aware that her independent streak makes her a target for condemnation and possible scandal It seems a struggle to maintain a respectable reputation as a dance school worthy of the attendance of respectable reputation *AS A DANCE SCHOOL WORTHY OF *a dance school worthy of attendance of young The Southern Belles of Honeysuckle Way ladies of Society and Venn must navigate the unwanted advances of theikes of Sir Rigby who see her as an available mistress Antonia and her comically annoying assistant Miss Chittering are modestly successful in thei Lovely Regency novel from Melinda Hammond A delight from start to finish Dance for a Diamond which I won from Goodreads Giveaways is a delightful historical romance set in England during the Napoleanic crisis of 1814 The story begins at the betrothal ball of Lady Pamela Bressingham 1814 The story begins at the betrothal ball of Lady Pamela Bressingham Viscount Moran Injured in battle and his estate mortgaged Sir Laurence Oakford returns to find his fianc announcing her engagement After confronting the flighty fortune hunter he seeks solace in a brothel and is confronted by a young virgin who s being forced to sell herself to survive Instead of taking. Antonia Venn describes herself as a very average sort of female “average height average colouring – a poor ittle dab of a girl nothing to win the heart of a man of fortune or fashion” In a bid for independence she decides to open a dancing sc. ,