A couple of years ago I picked up Heartless, the first book I had ever read by Mary Balogh and went into the lost-in-a book zone. I went to work. From New York Times bestselling legend Mary Balogh—and the beloved author of Longing, Silent Melody, and Beyond the Sunrise—comes a ravishing. Heartless, first published in , was a new venture for me. It is a Georgian historical, set during the 18th century, several decades earlier than most of my other.

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Anna meets Lucas, Duke of something or othe Wow, I found this to be an annoying read. It would have been so easy to explain the whole situation but he just let his brother and sister assume the worst instead!

The heroine was in one word absolutely irredeemable. Let me say up front, this is one of my top 5 ever HR favs, and I’ve read it probably six or so times over the years since I first bought that pretty paperback copy.

A Sensuality Warm Book Type: If it’s A Christmas Bride, read it hearfless. Ya estoy deseando coger la segunda parte.

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I’ll give you a quick synopsis, and then tell you all the reasons why I think it’s great! Four Nights With the Mar. And then she turned up pregnant by his elder brother, the heir to the dukedom, and told Luke his brother had raped her. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.


Now he’s back because his brother, who was a Duke, died and Luke is in charge of the family and the dukedom now. Byy found it a very odd read and almost gave up many, many, many times.

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It still feels fresh each time. Unwilling as he is to be involved with them, he must assume responsibility for his younger siblings, the family estate he once loved-and the succession.

View all 26 comments. A Match for Marcus Cynster. Which one was the one you picked up? Their eyes connect across the ballroom floor. Robb Glory in Death, by J. I love hwartless devoted and loving Lucas is as a father to Joy.

But now she has to deal with a husband who thought she played him false.

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He is not tall, he is not laden with muscles and he does not radiate rugged masculinity from every square inch. Please try again later. I liked to read hero’s transformation from cold man to compassionate brother, father and last lover. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Luke thinks of himself as a heartless man who will never love but he is a Duke, has duties to his title, and needs an heir.

I haven’t read as many Georgians, so the spiffied up, lace-bedecked, bewigged, powered, high-heel wearing hero was a different thing for me. A wonderful aspect of this book, quite apart from the beautiful relationship between Anna and Luke, is the fantastic range of secondary characters. She had problems, I know, but she was so lost in self-pity I wanted to vomit. Balogh is very talented to draw her protagonists very well and whatever characterizations they have, somehow I end up like and understand them.


That was fine by me, but make-up does not an interesting character make.

Una historia con romance, secretos y misterios. The Study of Seduction. However, the day after their marriage, a confrontation prevents them from sharing their real feelings and leads Lucas to believe the worst about Anna.

The dragging of the secret to the end of the book Heartless Georgian 1 by Mary Balogh. We can’t miss out on the slut-shaming. Book reviews from a Uruguayan reader Index of reads.

I LIKE – good pro narrators. I closed Heartless with a feeling of exhilaration at having found a wonderful new to me author. This guy simply didn’t make sense. Unfortunately, 20 years after its release it felt very dated and old-fashioned, and I thought it highlighted what I always thought was Balogh’s worst tendency: