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This was a fun fast read. It reminded me of a mashup between a Regency “She’s All That” and Cinderella. It was full of drama, miscommunication and bodies of water. 😉 I didn’t know how it was going to end!📝Mr. Malcolm, while not titled, has plenty of wealth and prestige that women throw themselves at …

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I listened to this an audiobook and it was so sweet and full of Christmas hope and love.❤️I loved how the stories were connected by the amethyst brooch and the women were related to each other. It starts in England in the early 1800s and through each story, it skips a generation and ends in …

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I love the Ivy Hill series and coming back! It’s been a while though but that’s okay. I think this could be read as a stand-alone.🐶Where to start?! A. It’s Julie Klassen and I love her books. 2. It’s a Christmas story and C. A reformed rake trope!🐶Richard is a bachelor through and through. He …

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I loved this book and how Evelyn pretended to be a Lady, not to catch a Duke but because she pretended to be one when she was a little girl. I definitely pretended to be a princess when I was a girl. And then reading and learning that Evelyn plays with her younger brothers and …

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This is a wonderful collection of Regency Christmas novellas. Hope, miracles and love can transform anyone but it seems especially magical at Christmas. Each of these authors are well versed in the Regency world. -Lord Blakely’s Gift by Anneka Walker – Ivy’s father refuses to visit his mother and his ancestral home because of a …

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I kept hearing about this book and I’m glad that I was able to read it through Net Galley. It’s always fun revisiting characters you know so well and love like in Sarah M. Eden’s book, Christmas at Falstone Castle. It was a sweet second chance at love story by someone I had never really …

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Ghosts + Hidden Treasure + Sally Britton writing = super fun book!👻Louisa and her mother are destitute and must sell their townhouse. Her mother will stay with a friend and send Louisa to Northumberland in the middle of nowhere to stay with her great aunt.👻Harbottle is near the Scottish border and you can hardly call …

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Happy release to this book! I love marriage of convenience/ arranged marriage tropes and seeing the couple get to know each other and the obstacles they need to overcome and boy howdy did these two have a lot to overcome!🥂Phineas has been a disappointment to his father in almost every way and while his father …

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