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Originally posted at http: His Blackmail Marriage Bargain. May 08, Tia rated it liked it. A Prize Beyond Jewels.

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But here, his obsession is destructive and the heroine’s fear of him is real and justified. I also felt like I didn’t get a sufficient helping of the hero’s reaction which was lost angst and romantic remorse potential. Jun 03, boogenhagen rated it really liked it Shelves: Item s rpomise for purchase.

What I cannot stand in this book however is the treatment of rape. The Forced Bride of Alazar.

She is shocked and nervous when her ex-husband’s cousin Jordan, the hero, comes to see her. This wasn’t a fabulous romance, but it did keep me in suspense wondering what the heroine’s secret was. I found this interesting because in a different HP, the ex husband who was obsessed with the heroine could have been the hero and could have had his second chance. The Sicilian’s Ruthless Marriage Revenge.

The next few days are the H imposing himself on the h and the h fretting because the H announces her ex-husband is returning to Jersey for a visit.


The Virgin’s Shock Baby. The H also berates the h for not staying with her in-laws, surely she isn’t such a gold digging tart and so contemptuous of them that she wants to punish them for not accepting their son’s marriage to herself. The h puts the H off on continuing the relationship and the h returns to London with her daughter.

Her first book, A Passionate Winter, was published in and she has written over books since then. Rhettmeg rated it liked it Sep 20, I cannot imagine anyone having been raped would marry their rapist or father of their child no matter the situation but who knows, anything is possible and as she was barely over age she could have been scared into marrying him.

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The ex husband leaves and the in laws apologize and give their blessing to the H and h being together. He shows up the next day for the visit with the grandparents and tries to distract the h while her daughter is with them. The ending came in a burst of revelations, some shocking but not totally unexpected. The heroine Willow is finally beginning to enjoy her freedom after he divorce, thinking that she may finally be free from the clutches of her ex husband.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Surely she realized ccarole the ex announcing he had raped her into compliance would have been enough to get a permanent restraining order of protection, if not outright jail time.

Willow was raped by her ex-husband in order to force her into marriage.

Velvet Promise

Published May 1st by Harlequin Books first published Not awful but off putting. Oct 23, Jacqueline rated it liked it Shelves: Jordan is Russell’s cousin and he has been consistent in his contempt for Willow since he met her shortly after the shotgun wedding. The H avows undying love and the h avows back, tho she doesn’t want to marry the H because the ex will always be a problem. Lists with This Book. Account Options Sign in. Now that the ex knows there is a thing between the H and h, he tried to force a remarriage, but the h turned him down– so he kidnapped the daughter.


Francis rated it it was amazing Dec 11, The H shows up later with the daughter in tow, the ex had taken her to his business offices. The h endured as long as she could to avoid having that stigma attached to her child, and also endured his families contempt for being socially unacceptable and a gold digger.

Having this side story of her ex husband being obsessed with her was a little off putting.

Mass Market PaperbackHarlequin Presentspages. The nanny, who is mortimeer now a friend to the h after working for her for so long, tells the h she needs to tell the truth and get the ex out of her life.