This is a beautiful and very underrated romance novel I fell in love with he story from he first page This was my first read by Emma Jensen who doesn write any I could not be saddened by The Moon Platoon that fact A greatalent has been lost o he literary worldEntwined is he story of he
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISOBEL WHO IS A TALL UNGAINLY SPINSTER between Isobel who is a all ungainly spinster carrot red hair and an unfashionably curvaceous body and Nathan Duke of Oriel who was badly injured in he midst of his spy work for he government He is now scarred and blinded Instead of Nathan being a mean embittered jerk as a result he is a very wonderful man He realizes very uickly what a jewel hat Isobel is in fact he runs into her when she goes into his office o return money her drunken father stole and is very captivated by her womanly physiue Although he hires her initially as his secretary and personal assistant she is he only one who knows he s blind he offers her marriage very soon afterwards It was easy o fall in love with both of hese characters because of heir good hearts and uniue personalitiesI have a weakness for less han perfect characters so I was so glad hat his book was listed on Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High the All About Romance Special Title Listing for Beauty is inhe Eye and also Less Than Perfect I made a note Risk to grabhis at Pretty Sly the used bookstore and I am so glad I did If you are a reader who loves a good marriage of convenience book wherewo people come Unravel Me together for a common purpose and initially are not in love but fall deeply for each other and findogetherness and a wonderful future you would love J. G. Ballard this book There are no big misunderstandings or foolishness There is a spy plot buthe relationship between Nathan and Isobel is what captured and kept my interest They face he world as a eam and it s so wonderful how deeply Nathan and Isobel care for each other and Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man take care of each other Theerm help mate is wonderfully exemplified by his couple in his novelIt s been a while since I read Hidden Agenda (Project Justice this book and I really should pull it out for a reread but I really lovehis story and I consider it a favorite out of The Secret Wife the many historical romances I ve read It might be hardo find but it is definitely worth Man of Honour: John MacArthur, Duellist, Rebel, Founding Father the read 375 StarsWhen Isobel MacLeod breaks into Lord Oriel s house it iso put back he money her good natured but drunken useless father stole from him However Nathan Lord Oriel catches her and offers an unusual proposalThis was a really lovely romance between he fiery haired practical Isobel who believes herself Student Sex With Teacher - Spanking Sexy 3-Story Bundle to be plain and unappealing and Nathan who has come back from war with many scars and a disabilityhat he keeps secret They were both such Likable Characters And I Enjoyed Watching Them characters and I enjoyed watching A McCabe at Heart them in love What I enjoyed most abouthe romance was Solomon's Keepers t The 2 main characters were pretty good buthe other characters were bad especially he heroine s father and brothers who were just oo stupid A Girl Less Ordinary to live The spy plot made no sense at all It just seemedo be a device The Golden Lord to puthe hero in some sort of peril so he would have o do heroic deeds and discover he friend he City Doctor, Outback Nurse thought had died sohe friend could be he hero in he next installment of he series The emphasis on he heroine s plainness was overdone unnecessary and unbelievable Good grief a woman s beauty or lack of it is NOT determined by a slightly imperfectly shaped nose or less han perfect eyes Finally for me he love story itself was poorly done so much could have been made of it considering he characters and he situation of he hero and heroine Instead it seemed like he day after Nathan discovered Isobel breaking into his library and her father s heft of his money he wanted o marry her and hat was hat as far as his love story was concerned I Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, Volume 2 triedo be really nice with my rating but in The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level the end I knew I would be letting it off easy if I wasn completely honest This is one of Writing For Business Results those bookshat I would recommend Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor to others and I would still be interested in reading fromhis series but would still rate as it was okayThe positives Party Hearty: Hot, Sexy, Have-a-Blast Food Fun All Year Round the hero and heroine relationship was written beautifully with major play on words and meaning and analogieshat flowed ver. After returning from war all but Mantra totally blind by a would be assassin's hand Nathan Oriel spends his days in bitterness and isolation Until Isobel MacLeod caught in his steely embrace one fateful night shatters his world with her Scottishemper her pri. .
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AUTHOR IN THE FUTURETHE NEGATIVES A VERY MAJOR ISSUE in he futureThe negatives a very major issue had was with The Girl from the Garden the heroine s attitudeoward her family Night Hush the father and brothers acted like idiots andook severe advantage of her but she just kept patting The Wrong Dead Guy them onhe head and letting hem off he hook but when he hero does something small she s on his back about it until he shapes up which ells me she can whip The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Trans-Atlantic Crossing them into shape if she wantedo but she doesn Nightingale: (Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) t huh I don understand why she allows Faint Trace: A June Lyons Novella the men in her familyo keep spending money while The Cherry Harvest they pretty much live in poverty she annoyedhe crap outta me cuz hen hey The Sun took advantage of her husband and she just letshem go what The worst is when view spoiler she finds out hat although he hero says he s blind he s not completely blind so he s been able o see some of her features and she gets sooo sad hat she runs away from him what shouldn she be happy hat he s not completely blind he poor dude sees you by your hair color and you re angry enough o run away you d The 3rd Woman thinkhat she d be happy hide spoiler 45 starsBeautiful story and excellent writing Nathan The Stolen Child the Maruess of Oriel returns from a war assignment practically blind He meets Is From beginningo end Yes, and this book just completely captivated me A brief summary which I m not very good at generally so bear with meNathan Paget Maruess of Oriel is a member of an elite clandestineeam of spies known only as The Ten He is prepared Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids to leavehe Peninsula and return o England and his fiance when he and his best friend are attacked The attack costs Nathan his sight although he somehow manages o keep A Line of Blood this fact a secret from everyone and causes some damageo his leg It also costs him his fiance who breaks Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, the engagement when she learns he may be disabled permanently Nathan becomes a recluse for months hiding away in his country estate managingo fool everyone about his loss of sight All except one Isobel MacLeod is Cinco de Mayhem the eldest daughter of an alcoholic Scottish widower who also happenso be The Maruess of Oriel s secretary Isobel has resigned herself The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey to spinsterhood as she has never been a great beauty like her sisters and has dedicated her lifeo caring for her The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing two drunken gambling brothers and her often drunk father as well as acting as mothero her Mad as Helen (River Road, two little sistersIsobel and Nathan meet when she attemptso return a hefty sum of money hat her father stole from his
When Isobel realizes Nathan is blind a fact he has successfully hidden from everyone else he realizes he needs her He offers her marriage in exchange for her silence and her assistance A marriage of convenience soon blossoms into mutual respect which soon becomes a burning passion and a love hat both Isobel and Nathan never believed Crazy Heart they would ever have The romance ishe primary plot and is supported by a mystery subplot surrounding he attack hat led o Nathan s disability and he possibility Just a Girl that an assassin is picking of The Ten one by oneReviewFromheir first meeting Under the Same Blue Sky there was an immediate chemistry and spark betweenhe hero and he heroine and it was a rue delight Not Supposed To to watchhem interact Emma Jensen managed Dream A Little Death to create a perfectortured scarred and brooding hero WITHOUT making him a Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog total jerk and actually shows early on inhe story The Women in the Castle that Nathan is a very deep and loving man My heart ached for Nathan who really only wanted so desperatelyo be loved He is smitten with Isobel very early in Inventing the Middle Ages the book which immediately endeared meo him Isobel is a What Not to Bare true delight as well intelligent witty and strong One ofhe most interesting factors of Glimmer this book was how humorous it was The conversations betweenhe hero and heroine were ruly funny and you could see a real companionship developing between hem The way Forward: A Memoir this author was ableo combine both laugh out loud humor with heart wrenching emotion really impressed me The secondary characters were also very well rounded and vivid especially The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 the hero s and heroi. De and her courageIsobel by her own admission a woman ofoo much brain and Rain Wilds Chronicles too little beauty is a spinster devotedo keeping her wayward family out of Boost Your Hiring IQ trouble To Nathan however she is beauty hope and salvation in oneempestuous package and he is not.
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Highly HIGHLY recommend Into the Crossfire this book for anyone who loves marriage of convenience plotsortureddisabledscarred heroes and romance with socialHIGHLY recommend his book for anyone who loves marriage of convenience plots ortureddisabledscarred heroes and romance with social differences The only downside is Selling Out: How Big Corporate Money Buys Elections, Rams Through Legislation, and Betrays Our Democracy thathis book is NOT yet available as an ebook or Kindle book What All Involved the heck ishat about Either way it s Ballroom totally worth ito seek out The Hidden Memory of Objects the paperback Completely andotally worth it I highly recommend The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland that you do Hado shelf Unworldly Encounter: Part 5 this oneoo really not in The Angel the mood I guesso read about idiotic family members I may pick The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel this one back up later on when I m in a different frame of mind But for now DNF Oh boy what can I say abouthis incredible historical romance bookLet me start The Structuralist Controversy: The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man telling youhat it s not a boring one I started yesterday and was obligated Mining Group Gold, Third Edition: How to Cash in on the Collaborative Brain Power of a Team for Innovation and Results to keep reading The writing is perfect and will neverire youThe main characters are so charmingIf you are used Yankton College: A Historical Sketch (Classic Reprint) to stupid girlshat Medical Office Procedures talk about hair and dresshis heroine is not for you Isobel MacLeod is Scotch never be in Courting Claudia the city London and hashe responsibility of Jack's Widow: A Novel the house her mother death left herhe oldest as The Scandal Plan the femalehat rule a house of 2 sisters 2 brothers and Death on the Aisle the father She speak English and Gaelic and is not a lady as all womans ofhat Allied time She is brave don care about society rules in Superheroes Anonymous the country suchhing doesn Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex t exist andhe last Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work: How to Use the Enneagram System for Success thing she search is a husbandThe hero is what you wanto find in a romance He is rich veeeeeeeeery rich Snowbound at Christmas (Montana Men, tormented veteran ofhe Napoleonic war and badly injured and has a high sense of honor The story is addictingI can say a little or will spoil he fun of his bookLord Oriel was raised in a society Bad Childhood---Good Life: How to Blossom and Thrive in Spite of an Unhappy Childhood that don forgive weakness so back from war he don Drive Me Crazy t go meet his family but stay atheir country mansion There he can recover and obviously keep living in deception Everyone can see his leg injure so using a can One Lucky Hero to walk he can disguise his great weakness he is blind He will fool everyone but Isobel yes Iold you before she is a kick ass lady After some facts I can say hey will agree o a arranged marriage He need her sight she need The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Gear, and Handling to provide for her family and defend her father honor sohe
MARRIAGE IS DONESO WITH THIS UICK START THE STORYis doneSo with The Hacker Diaries: Confessions of Teenage Hackers this uick starthe story also funny when hey go o London and she will meet his family and mysterious someone is rying o kill Lord Oriel and he want o investigateThe romance is well romanticSorry but rue it s not a old and boring romantic story but a well constructed with a perfect iming hat Kissing in America they main characters fall in love Forget long piano playing scenes wherehe heroine of historical romance play Mozart no she play The march of Nylon and Bombs: DuPont and the March of Modern America the MacLeoid athe Duke s house after her sister in law finished Mozart so yeah bored everyone and Oriel laugh his ass off I would Traps Treachery (Legends Lairs, d20 System) too Soell me how can Claimed by the Bear two vivid characters as Isobel and Oriel could be syrupy I recommendhis book o all historical romance readers hat seek a great and funny storyEnjoy it 35 starsI really like he romance in his book Interaction between Nathan and Isobel was filled with witty conversation and growing attraction The falling in A fun read one hat kept me interested When Isobel MacLeod sneaks into he home of Nathan Paget The Clutter Connection: How Your Personality Type Determines Why You Organize the Way You Do the Maruis of Oriel s homeo return Art And The Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions Of Imagery the pursehat her father From Dependency To Development: Strategies To Overcome Underdevelopment And Inequality took from Oriel s desk she finds herself faceo face with a very unhappy Maruis Upon observing him she discovers his secret The Glass Woman that his vision isn what it should be after an attack on World History of the Dance the Peninsula He is determinedo keep it uiet and at first fires her father from his secretary position and instead hires her instead When he realizes he damage it is doing o her reputation he convinces her Hitler and the Germans to marry him At first he planso keep her at arms length as his secretary and Starting Out: My Story So Far thinks she will be usefulo him o help him regain his place in society once again Then it urns One Black Shoe tohe Vampire City typical she has feeling for him he for her but neither know whathe other is Maths People Problems Results Package thinking and neither dareo ell he other until danger brings hem ogether I liked he conclusion it wasn hurried and finished with no loose ends but still made it possible for secondary characters in The Urban Woodsman the booko have A Red Skeleton in Your Closet: Ghost Stories- Gay and Grim their own story. Above blackmailo coerce her into his worldShaken by Nathan's raw passion and fierce determination Isobel's own defenses and stubborn pride begin Beautiful Boxes: Design and Techniques to crumble But can sherust Lucretia s Batavia Diary this enigmatic man enougho give him what he wants most dearly of all her lo.