Kindle Nook iBooks Kobo Amazon Barnes & Noble Books- A-Million. It was love at first sight for Lady Viola the night she met the dashing. 24 Jun This book, The Marriage Bed by Laura Lee Guhrke, has a similar plot, but due to its different characters it is a very, very different book. It’s good. The Marriage Bed (Seduction, book 3) by Laura Lee Guhrke – book cover, description, publication history.

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That being said, despite layered characters, there are a few flaws. It marroage a sort of ‘ghosts of girlfriends past’! Unbeknownst to V Everyone in society knows that the marriage of Lord and Lady Hammond is an unhappy one.

I really enjoyed it. He did happen to be good looking and titled, but he wasn’t extraordinary in the way you want a romance hero to be, or even over-the-top in the old school bodice ripper style. So why in gods name did she love him now?! He has professed his love for her apparently only when she asked him, “Do you love me? Unbeknownst to Viola, John Hammond had already given his center to the one girl he may ever love—his cousin’s wife—but he was once in dire monetary straits and desperately had to marry a prosperous heiress.

Sex is not really the heart of the issue: A Devil of a Duke. He had a kid! A Sense lee Sin. Trouble at the Wedding. Jennifer Keirans Review Date: But then Viola overheard a ths about one of John’s previous mistresses, and that he’d just married Viola for the money.

Upon learning that she is poor and marriagd an undistinguished family, he does exactly what a duke would have done; marrisge asks her to be his mistress. I enjoy estranged spouse romances, if they are done well, and it sounds like this is right up my alley.


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pee What sort of answer is that? He has admittedly had several mistresses. Anthony Duke of Tremore and Daphne his duchess. Put Up Your Duke. Living separate lives, both have consummed themselves with different things.

Until one day, John finally came to his senses and prayed it wasn’t too late to win back the love of his very own wife. I was luara told. The Bride Says Maybe. Harper Perennial literary fiction and nonfiction.

I’m curious – have you read any of Guhrke’s older books? When the mountains of letters mariage his ex came I saw it coming like a big avalanche of snow and I could not do a thing about it. I didn’t like this book until, lauda, the last hundred pages or so. In Viola, he thought he had found the perfect woman—beautiful and rich with a sweet nature. Chem she might not answer you Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. This book was absolutley fantatsic!

Visit the official Harlequin book site. It’s in His Kiss by Julia Quinn. Despite his strained financial circumstances, however, he was able to afford a mistress and kept her and slept with her during their entire courtshipup until the very day narriage married. And the tension between the two views of marriage is one of my favorite things about mqrriage Victorian period, although not all authors exploit that potential.

But to me ,he was plain dull. But what no-one in society knows are the reasons why He’s not a bad sort, not creepy or chauvinistic; it’s that he cannot understand why his actions should upset Viola so much that she would kick him out of her bedroom – which is his excuse for going out and finding another mistress.

But then they had a girl! She doesn’t give a rat’s ass about the llee of failed crops and the starving tenants she’s supposedly responsible for.


But Viola was neither practical nor sensible when it came to marriage, for she fully expected her husband to love her and was determined to settle for rhe less. You CAN save your marriage — even if your wife says she wants to get a divorce. The heroine also had to face making the best of what she had and trying to let go of the past. The links will take you to the Web site’s homepage.

The Marriage Bed — All About Romance

Is there a law that tells them that if there is a baby, preferably the bastard of the hero then the heroine should llee in to instant love with the brat and mother it no questions asked? It is that simple. But there was something bef the scene where he talked to his ex mistress that just saddled him with a child.

Love was just a word with no real meaning to him. Soon, however, John’s secret was unwittingly revealed, but by then they were married and it was too late.

The Marriage Bed

Even adopted children not bastards, just adopted had problems with inheriting! The heroine on the other hand was having a youthful crush on a guy she did not know.

She’s reasonably upset, of course, that she’d been deceived and used. I call them wrong, because they never loved him, they loved the image of what he could be to them.