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review Unwed and Unrepentant ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¹ PRETEND ENGAGEMENT Burned by love and fearful of being trapped by marriage headstrong Lady Cordelia Armstrong is furious when her father manipulates her into a betrothal with his business partner and her one time lover Iain Hunter Understanding Cordelia's reluctance IaPRETEND ENGAGEMENT Burned by love and fearful of being trapped by marriage headstrong Lady Cordelia Armstrong is furious when her father manipulates her into a betrothal with his busines. Unwed and Unrepentant – just ponder a little at the brilliance of this title Alliteration is common among historical romance titles see ‘Tryst with Trouble’ ‘Dancing with the Duke’ ‘To Defy a Duke’ ‘How to Master Your Maruis’ etc etc These playful titles go to show that the authors don’t take themselves and their novels too seriously so don’t you even start with ‘anachronistic this’ and ‘anachronistic that’ Let’s accept that these books take place in an alternative universe called Victorian Lalaland where Lady Cordelia Armstrong can go to Scotland and have an amazing one night stand there This obviously caused me to have unrealistic expectations and when I had to make a few trips to Scotland myself recently I was very disappointed to only get a dinner and a handshake I guess those were different times Have you ever had a one night stand that was so good and magical it freaked you out No me neither How is that fair that those romance novels heroines get not only a happily ever after but they also get way better one night stands than us the regular 21st century girlsThis is the last one in the Armstrong sister series One last sister to be married off by their mean calculating father All his previous plans failed or backfired; his daughters running off with foreigners or worse so I guess he is a bit tired also knows his last daughter is damaged goods so his prospects here are limited and decides to shift this last one on the first man who comes along and it just happens that the first man to come along is his business associate Iain Hunter So now I want you to picture this it’s the first time you see your father in ages and he announces he’s found you a husband here meet Iain And to your horror you realise it’s the very same guy you had a one night stand a year ago But Cordelia and Iain decide to play along and take all the benefits they can from this situation so enter Pretend Engagement How I love pretend engagements note to the UK Visas and Immigration Office NOT in real life I would never do that I promise Of course you know what happens with pretend engagements in romance novels and so it happens here as well but not before the hero and heroine go across the world Iain and Cordelia’s relationship is all fire Sometimes I thought maybe too much fire just because I’m cynical like that Additionally with that much fire their reluctance was baffling Nonetheless the writing is superb as Kaye’s writing usually is And the irony for once the evil father got his way He successfully married off one of his daughters He’s got 20% success rate And in the end it still seems the joke is on him

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S partner and her one time lover Iain Hunter Understanding Cordelia's reluctance Iain proposes a pretend engagement For now they will make believe but there is no need to fake the attrac. I received an ARC of this book from the author in return for an honest review This novel is the final volume of the Armstrong Sisters books and the heroine is Lady Cordelia Armstrong the hero – a working class Scot – Iain Hunter Both are unusual business people with very strong opinions despite their diverse backgroundsAs in the previous books Cordelia’s father has a hand in arranging a marriage for her whether she likes it or not The difference being in this book is that she had previously escaped his clutches by running away with her lover as a young debutante a worthless rake and their relationship fizzles out relatively uickly leaving Cordelia to find her own way in the world still unmarried and with a ruined reputation Don’t feel you have to feel sorry for her though as this does not bother her in the least – all she misses are her sisters which by extension to her father she is also estranged fromIain by contrast comes from a very poor family and is self made a ship builder who by his business talents is useful to Lord Armstrong who wants to use them in Arabia the home of his two eldest daughters and their powerful husbands By ‘chance’ bringing the hero and heroine together he believes he can manipulate a partnership in marriage between the two What he does not know is that they have already had one passionate night together and the spark between them hasn’t gone away in the ensuing yearsWhat I liked was a slightly later setting 1837 the chance to return to Arabia to revisit two of the sisters and a sparky self made hero and the way he attempts to protect the heroine and heroine surprisingly the hero to me appeared to have the softer heart and the slightly easier time of it allowing himself to fall in love – Cordelia took uite some time to do that What I didn't like so much was that despite the plenty of opportunity on the journey to Arabia there was very little time spent with the two oldest Armstrong girlswomen – hardly anything at all – and we didn't get to hear from Cassie except via her sister Lord Armstrong did get his comeuppance from his wife you might say and she got what she wanted out of her marriage in the end but this seemed small satisfaction for Bella and Lord A still seemed to me to get away with being downright cruel at times It would have been nice to see all his older children together finally showing how they had triumphed without himI did enjoy this book though and it rounds out the series well each of the girls finding their own distinct personalities and happiness in their own ways I would probably recommend that if you could only pick one of the books going for Rumours that Ruined a Lady CarolineOh and another lovely cover but the fashion is all wrong MB and what's the house for

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Unwed and UnrepentantTion that still burns hotly between them As they travel to magical Arabia the lines between fantasy and reality blur Will either of them really be able to walk away once their deal is do. Unwed And Unrepentant by Marguerite KayeThe Armstrong Sisters Series Book 5Lady Cordelia Armstrong was not going to marry someone of her father's choosing She could make the best choices for herself or so she thought After ten years of separation from her family she decided to come home to England To face her biggest fear her fatherIain Hunter was a shipbuilder He needed Lord Armstrong's connections to go and talk with Arabian prince about building ships for them What he didn't expect was to run into the woman he had met a year ago in Glasgow A woman he had never forgottenLord Armstrong fits his name well as he likes to strong arm those around him He was falling from his political heights and an up and coming man like Iain could help him especially if his daughter was thrown into the match And Cordelia will agree to most anything to see her two sisters who are in Arabia Even pretend to give up her independenceSexual contentReceived through NetGalley for reviewhttpjustjudysjumblesblogspotcom