(The Wagered Wife) PDF Ã Wilma Counts
Okay I wanted to like this book I loved the h Caitlyn and I loved Aunt Gertude and I liked how she brought his inheritance from nothing to something But I totally hated the H I o not think he was faithful while he was gone He said he Mennyms Alone (Mennyms, didn t sleep with the contessa but heid kiss he once or twice and flirted he thought But I say bull I Dreamwalker (The Ballad of Sir Benfro, don t think he was faithful to her He was an idiot to listen to hisad and brother about her not really being a virgin in the first place he never wrote her alnd even towards the end he still had Akenfield doubts about her faithfulness But she my friends was true She made him a rich man And she was amazing and so was Aunt Gertrude I loved his sister Melanie too I loved what sheid at the ball It was priceless Even though it all turned out at the end I still Gym and Slimline didn t really like him I wish she would have found someone betteroh well You love who you love And itid have a nice epilogue eight years later and that was cute It could happen I guess This is the firstok I have ever read by this author and I enjoyed reading it Caitlin is a strong female character living in a man s world Trevor is on a ownward spiral after the eaths of his best friend and his twin brother He is constantly gambling and losing big time He is in way over his head when his oppenent tells him that he will forgive Trevor s gambling Marginal Notes, Doubtful Statements debt if Trevor will marry his niece if he loses his next hand Trevor ends up losing and marries Caitlin sight unseen After spending a feways with her he thinks that maybe things won t be so bad He receives a summons by his father to return home which he The Clock Without a Face does His family has found out about his marriage and force him to leave by joining the army and trying to get an annullment He joins up and leaves without telling Caitlin goodbye Caitlinoesn t know what to Captives of the Private House do when she finds out what Trevorid but when a surprise happens she igs in Seven years later Trevor returns from the war to a very big surprise Not only is he still married to Caitlin but she has made his estate wealthy Now he is in for a long struggle to not only prove himself to Caitlin but to also keep all of the other guys from sniffing around his wife I liked the ending of this story because it tied up the storyline nicely I ll go with Suri s Review Even my liking for the hero Trevor was on off He was easily swayed and at the same time tried to protect Caitlyn I would have liked to Closer to 15 starsThis was a tedious traditional regency with unworthy hero and the plot which relied heavily on lack of communication between the main charactersThe hero 21 year old younger son of the Earl had lost his money at cards and was forced to marry the opponent s unwanted ward our 17 year old heroine The couple moved to the hero s ilapidated estate In two weeks the hero got summons from his father His family never knew about the marriage He promptly left his young wife behind to attend the said summons His lovely family made him believe that he was tricked into the marriage that the girl is with child by someone else Although the heroine was a virgin at the start of the marriage but hey he gets persuaded by his family that women faked virginity since time began At the end a weakling as he was he A Celtic Miscellany decided to follow his family wishes to leave England for an undetermined period of time His family would take the necessary steps to procure theissolution of marriage Did he confronted his wife with these accusations or informed her of his plans in person No instead as a coward he sent her communication by mail abandoning and ostracizing her And when later his mother informed him of his wife s pregnancy it only confirmed his believe What about his bedding of his wife for these first two weeks Well who is counting right Fast forwar. A LOVELESS WEDDINGWhen the Honorable Trevor Jeffries loses everything at cards there's only one way to cancel the ebt by marrying his opponent's unwanted ward Miss Caitlin Woodbridge a country girl fresh from the schoolroom Their forced union proves to be a glum affair; and Trevo.
(The Wagered Wife) PDF Ã Wilma Counts
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Ily he couldn t not know to be a hard hearted self serving lot And then believes all that they feed him in letters over the years He improves and grows on one slowly as he had to o an actual growing up in the years apart Yes they both were very young to begin with The h is the one who Foxs Feud (Farthing Wood, does aisappointing reversal she s strong independent and rightly angry to begin with but turns meek and submissive later in the book She single handedly turned his estate profitable The Culture Code don t they all and then on his return lets himictate on matters he has no experience in The book shifts to a very mild agreeable plane where they sound each other out The om is wasted and so is the ow His cheating celibacy status while apart is left hazy There s no actual grovel or guilt shaming scene And she Banish Clutter Forever doesn t hold out for one as wellTheaughter is mostly left off book Bless Aunt Gertrude where would the h and the book be without herTwo things especially niggle Little Bit the Stolen Magic (Stardust, dog is missing after that initial introduction and then is absent even in the epilogue Notone Everyone knows kids and pets enhance epilogues and the hea happiness And what was that hint about previous cuckoos in the nest and Lord Fiske The H s father and mother often enough exchange uneasy glances but that was left unexplained Trevor was a young pup who believed and trusted his family He honestly believed that Caitlin was in on the wager by the unscrupulous gambler that he lost to He id itch Caitlin for several years but he still supported her and he was sure that an annulmentdivorce would proceed and she would agree to it as well However Trevor was wrong about that and so much In Trevor s Pistols for Two defense he trusted his family to know what was best and he barely knew Caitlin other than she was related to that gambler Why would he think the best of her Okay and Trevor seems to be slightly superficial as well but that really isn t surprising in the whole scheme of things Heidn t think much of Caitlin s looks before leaving but now she is a very attractive to him I m not sure that he would have believed Caitlin if he Stronger didn t see similarities bw the two though but they are there Trying not to spoil things I thoroughly enjoyed the way Caitlin had grown up and showed that sheidn t need Trevor yet realized that in that Loss (Gus Dury, day in age he still held all the power I also liked that Trevor grew up as well and he was willing to put her first in all things There is a bit of malicious machination thrown in to the mix as well but a wise old aunt seems to nip some things in the bud before they take root Yes even Trevor fell victim to some of his suspicions about Caitlin but you know what will prevail in the end However it is so great when he is proven wrong andoesn t have much to say In the end Caitlin proves to be a very giving and forgiving heroine just as the wise aunt advised Trevor This was a nice read and even though Trevor irked me at times it was understandable given his youth and past suffering before he met Caitlin He grew up fabulously and Caitlin proved her strength over and over I also really enjoyed the fact that all wasn t happy families afterwards No uick make up w those that sought to hurt whether ignorantly or spitefully Bleh the hero is just awful Being young and reckless The Last Rite (Danilov Quintet, doesn t cover up that he s stupid and selfish The heroine and the aunt need to take the kid and leave Just go The older family was just gross and mean spirited nothing ever happens to them Horses that lead no where plot wise What happened to thatude in love with the heroine And the heroine s terrible family No freaking clue cause their plot threads were ropped Skip This is a hot mess It was a trad regency nothing special I really like Wilma Counts so her books are auto buys for me. Gh her senses flame at the sight of her handsome bridegroom she cannot forget his abrupt abandonment and long silence But before she will surrender to him his heritage and her heart Trevor will have to vie with half the young bloods of London in an ardent courtship of his own wife.
D six years Heroine has managed to rescue the estate and has succeeded in making it a profitable enterprise She had not seen or heard from her husband in all these years The husband finally returns from the Peninsula and still plans to peruse ivorce What stopped him you may wonder view spoilerWell he encounters a beautiful woman in London and realizes it s his wife and he s very attracted to her I shudder to think what would happen if she was not beautiful As for the child the only reason he accepts her as his aughter is because she looks so much like his younger sister And now you rightly think the heroine would reuire a lot of growling from the husband who wronged her so much to forgive him Since I can t recommend the story you can imagine the growling was totally unsatisfactory hide spoiler I idn t really completely like it bec of my offon liking for TrevorThere would be so many moments that I find what he thinks of Caitlyn unforgivingDespite knowing she s not who his family have said she is he would still keep having Love You To Death (Detective Ruby Preston, doubts and I totally hate him for that But then again he s not completely ruthless So yeah Ion t really know what to feel about the hero Really enjoyed this book Caitlin was a wonderful heroine she was a mother and abandoned wife The vicious OW of this book was the hateful mother of the herothere was another woman sniffing around whom the husband befreiended overseas when he abandoned his wife but we are to assume he was faithful all that time away no I Arnhem did not believe it at all THe hero waseep in his cups and gambling and was already beholden to the man who held his markers when he reluctantly bet his hand in marriageand lost Caitlyn was a orphan her parents Fitness for Living death left her at the hands of a selfish and stingy step aunt and uncle who manipulated therunk for her betrothalHe Love Is Blind did not abandon her immediatelythey had a less than stellar first night together and 2 weeks of cautious relations before his parents caught wind of his betrothal and called him home He left but not before absently telling her that she was his wife as a bet then further anguished her by explaing her hand was not wonhis was lost ugh not a stellar beginning the story takes up 5 years later as he finally returns from war to find his runown state thriving and catching the eye of a beautiful woman in town iscover she is his wifegrown up and into her own beauty However before the hero abandoned our heroine his family along with a horrid caricature eemed Caitlin a joke who was probably already pregnant he knew the truth but they made him The World in the Curl doubt what he knew to be true soespite the fact his wife had a child 5 years ago he never acknowledged it or her in any manner he Connexity does not think it is hisSPOILERS maybeit is only when he sees hisaughter remarking that she is exactly his sister in miniature that he sorta believes her his family shuns his wife and A Personal Influence daughter and for the most part until the end he sorta accepts their behaviortechnically itr only stopped when his sister makes a grand entrance that makes all accept that the child is his warmed to the hero by the end but not until the last 3 pagesid I truly find him a hero worthy of her and I Americas First City did so only because she thought solol 285Expected this book to be a shallow surface feeder Not so but neitherid it plumb any Bone Mountain (Inspector Shan, depths At least not of the angsty kind because for a trope that can be a mawkish tear jerker the author maintains a mild agreeable tone With spoilersThe H is a namby pamby beta who flees his marriage his responsibilities his country easily accepting the vilification of his very young and vulnerable wife He accepts slanderous explanation of how a woman can fake virginity because that eased his conscience ineserting her And that too from a fam. R leaving Caitlin well provided for hastily escapes from it by enlisting for the Peninsula and urging her to seek an annulmentA PASSIONATE REUNIONSeven years have transformed Caitlin into a nonpareil of style and charm adept in the enrichment of her long lost husband's estate Thou.
Before moving to Nevada in 1994 Wilma Counts taught high school English and social studies in Germany to dependents of American forces stationed there She loved the kids but hated meaningless paperwork She especially enjoyed her work with Advance Placement English Model United Nations and student exchanges with a Russian schoolWilma grew up in Oregon a product of the Leave It To Beaver era