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Penguin Group USA, Feb 16, 1994 - Fiction - 384 pages
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A historical romance set in Victorian England, by the award-winning author of A Counterfeit Betrothal. Soon after Rebecca marries Julian, he is killed in the Crimea under mysterious circumstances. Forced to live on charity, Rebecca must marry a rake. Against all odds, she falls in love--right before Julian miraculously returns.

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the ending is very depressing...hated it - Goodreads
Definitely a page turner. - Goodreads
Very tangled plot indeed. - Goodreads
... the writing was wonderful! - Goodreads
The writing also has a lot of reiteration. - Goodreads
Now back to the plot... - Goodreads

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User Review  - Shivani Singh - Goodreads

horrible story. i have never read something so idiotic. I have felt so angry after reading something. i love mary's novels but this one really didn't click. the heroine was such pigheaded and selfish ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steph - Goodreads

As a rule, I love Mary Balogh but this book is one of my least favorite in the genre that I've read. I finished it a month ago and still feel disturbed. Sooo much dysfunction. And the resolution was just depressing and not at all uplifting. This is one I truly wish I'd never read. Read full review


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Mary Balogh was born in Swansea, Wales, on March 24, 1944. She received a B.A. with honors from the University of Wales in 1965. From 1967 to 1988 she taught high school English in Saskatchewan, Canada, becoming principal of her school in 1982. In 1985, her first novel, A Masked Deception, was published and she won the Romantic Times Award for best new Regency writer. Since then, she has written more than 60 novels and has received a lifetime achievement award for her work in the genre of historical romance. Her works include The Wood Nymph (1986), Christmas Promise (1992), The Plumed Bonnet (1996), Famous Heroine (1996). Simply Magic (2007), Simply Perfect (2008), and A Matter of Class (2009).

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