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He needed to be kicked to the curb and emasculated. I don’t feel vindicated, or happy, or any of those things I thought I’d feel. Product details Mass Market Paperback: With the help of her best friend Anne comes up with a plan of her won to get back at Henry for ruining her life.

I did not comprehend why, given the unique circumstances of her marriage, Anne was considered such a pariah by all. After reading “The Perfect Wife” I craved more!!!! This increasingly bitter and heart-breaking storyline drags on so long that by the time it is resolved, wlfe left a really unpleasant taste in its wake. Newport was a place that was every bit as elegant, snobbish and filled with rich and goodgrr seeking people as anywhere in regency England.

However, I wouldn’t recommend this book for first time Jane Goodger read.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. She plans to give him a taste of his own medicine by winning him back so she can dump him as unceremoniously as he divorced her. We never really know the motivation of hero’s mother.

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In many ways, she reminds me of Mary Balogh, but with less angst. He was portrayed as a good man, but that didn’t go with the way he treated the heroine at the beginning. It wasn’t the worst, but the characters were totally unbelievable and barely likable. Jul 05, Natalija rated it really liked it Shelves: Anne was so happy, the most she had ever been and could just picture being a wife and mother.


I wish the author had explained what it meant to be divorced in the late s in NYC, because it would have really helped make the picture more complete. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. After only three weeks of marriage does Anne receive divorce papers from him. Given that we’re talking of the late nineteenth century America, a divorced lady was nothing but a pariah. The premise had potential but unfortunately, fell really flat with all the waffling of the characters’ feelings.

He refuses goodgrr accept his just desserts gracefully. Another Goodger H who ruins his life for a sea facing family summer house in Jamestown! Vanderbilt, decide that she is acceptable after all, and Anne becomes a belle.

This was my first book by Mrs. Mar 21, Barb in Maryland rated it it was ok Shelves: See all 10 reviews. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A young bride questions her new husband’s true motives for marriage in this surprising novel of playful revenge and ravishing romance.

It turns out to be his ex-wife with her best friend Beatrice, who have concocted a plan in which Anne is to become the belle of society and woo Henry only to stab him back in the heart as was done to her. Showing of 10 reviews. Books by Jane Goodger.

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Two years later a slim, beautiful woman – Anne – appears at a social gathering at godger urging of her friend, Beatrice. It al This is my third Jane Goodger book and, as her other books so far, it does not disappoint me. In fact, both of them seemed to act strangely out of character pervect times just for the plot. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amid gossip and rumors does Anne leave town.


It has a very classic, yet very charming plot for my book taste.

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This was the first book that I read from Jane Goodger. One of those books that you cry happy tears at the end, and want to start reading all over again just so that you don’t have to let the characters go. However, unbeknownst to her, this sham of a marriage is just part of Henry’s selfish plan to inherit a house named Sea Cliff from his grandfather.

I first read this book about 6 years ago and because I loved it so much, I’ve re-read it a few times after that. I like the premise of the story but am very disappointed with how things pan out. The constant back and forth in the relationship between the leads and the confusing amount of hesitation on the heroine’s part was exasperating. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Henry H just has to have his childhood home called Sea Cliff. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. An off chance remark from a friend has him thinking that h I really enjoyed this book.

I think Jane Goodger is an excellent storyteller and one of the more original, creative romance authors writing today.

There were a few things to like and a lot of things to dislike. Although, I have rated this Warm, there is only one love scene, but it is a wonderful combination of sweet and sensual.