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An Affair to Remember

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

engaging Regency romance

In 1816 England, James Putney¿s will assigns sole care of the deceased¿s five children to his cousin Anthony Elliot, the Earl of Greyley. Though Anthony despised his cousin, he takes the decision quite gracefully. However, James¿ mother makes a scene until her other s...
In 1816 England, James Putney¿s will assigns sole care of the deceased¿s five children to his cousin Anthony Elliot, the Earl of Greyley. Though Anthony despised his cousin, he takes the decision quite gracefully. However, James¿ mother makes a scene until her other son tells her to be quiet. Anthony figures the quintet may have been spawned by the devil and raised as hellions, but how hard can it be with the oldest being only eleven.

A few weeks later, Anthony is at the end of his rope and without a governess as none last very long. He considers buying property in America so he can ship his wards there though he worries about an international incident leading to a third war. Anthony hires Anna Thraxton as his latest governess. However, though she brings some order to the wards and even helps Anthony¿s reticent fiancee, Anna poses new problems for the beleaguered aristocrat. He wants her by his side permanently even if she meddles in everyone¿s life because she wants a happy ending for all.

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER is an engaging Regency romance that readers will delight in due to the strong cast. The story line is amusing as Anthony finds love and rescue in the courageous Anna. The characters make the tale with the pranks of the children and the nastiness of their grandmother augmenting the romance. Sub-genre fans will want to read Karen Hawkins¿ next tale starring whichever St. John sibling gets stuck with ¿the ring¿.

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Nice couple but..........................

A little to much introspection. A little to much time spent agonizing over their feelings. A little slow at times. Nice ending. But it was still a good read if your looking for something light and predictable.

posted by kronan1 on February 28, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2013

    Nice couple but..........................

    A little to much introspection. A little to much time spent agonizing over their feelings. A little slow at times. Nice ending. But it was still a good read if your looking for something light and predictable.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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