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. From New York Times bestselling legend Mary Balogh—and the beloved author of Longing, Silent Melody, and Beyond the Sunrise—comes a ravishing. 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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He had a bad relationship with both his father and his brother but now he is the head of the family and must take on his new responsibilities. Ellen Micheletti Review Date: Books of the moment.

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The only thing interesting about him was that the book is set in the lateth century and he is a dandy in the French style: Los protas se lo pasan haciendo como conejos y nosotros ni enterados jajajajjaja. You submitted the following rating and review.

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Anna meets Lucas, Duke of something or othe Wow, I found this to be an annoying read. She usually writes Regencies but this story is a Georgian; at first her description of Lucas seems everything but manly but once we get to know him we can’t help recognising his strength and magnetism.

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. Anna is not interested in marriage either, her life has been one of sacrifice and misery and she has decided that the best thing is to remain single. A long, long time ago, when I started reading romance, Heartless was one of the first Mary Balogh books that I read.


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Balogh is very talented to draw her protagonists very well and whatever characterizations they have, ablogh I end up like and understand them. No me refiero a como acaba si no a los secretos que se desvelan en el final. The majority of Balogh books I’ve read have fallen somewhere between “quite good” and “outstanding” on my personal bookometer, so this was really unusual for me and for this author.

I was so happy. And of course, Anna was right about her tormentor coming back. From New York Times bestselling legend Mary Balogh-and the beloved author of Longing, Silent Melody, and Beyond the Sunrise-comes a ravishing novel of passion and duty, love and menace It was still one of the worst books I read in This book is based in the Georgian Period when some men, including Lucas, wore makeup, heels, and powder in their hair!

The love story is beautiful — classic Mary Balogh — especially Lucas’s gradual realization that he really isn’t “heartless” after all. In heartlese end it all just seemed very predictable and that is a shame because if this story was done right it could have been a five star read. Very arrogant and commanding as a duke is wont to be. Not Always a Saint. He really pissed me!


Heartless (Georgian, #1) by Mary Balogh

The plot is too convoluted and confusing in that one, although you do get some lovely glimpses of Anna and Luke a few years later. No es de las mejores novelas de la autora, y se queda en entretenida. Those moving moments are so beautifully written.

It all adds up to a perfect book, for me. Esto se debe, creo yo I never felt like I really knew her, and I didn’t feel like the hero knew her either.

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I haven’t read as many Georgians, so the spiffied up, lace-bedecked, bewigged, powered, high-heel wearing hero was a different thing for me. Catch a Falling Heiress. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

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At first glance he is a paradoxical mixture of rake and fop and frankly, not at all heartlless. She confided in this kindly neighbour, a man about her father’s age, and this guy pounced. Balogh is an excellent prose stylist, but it couldn’t overcome the Big Misunderstanding and elevate this book.

I am an impatient reader with a decisive personality.