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Being Elizabeth (Ravenscar Series #3)

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

a novel of substance

With the death of Mary Turner, her estranged daughter Elizabeth inherits Deravenel's due to her late father¿s will. However, the Board has issues with Elizabeth being in her twenties and with the poor stewardship of her mother. Mary has left the company in financial t...
With the death of Mary Turner, her estranged daughter Elizabeth inherits Deravenel's due to her late father¿s will. However, the Board has issues with Elizabeth being in her twenties and with the poor stewardship of her mother. Mary has left the company in financial trouble having removed profits needed for capital reinvestments to assist her husband, Philip Alvarez instead.---------- However, her influential childhood friend Robert Dunley throws his support to Elizabeth, who he believes is more than capable of turning the company around. As they work together to save Deravenel¿s, they initially try to ignore their attraction to one another. However, that proves more difficult than dealing with the Board of Directors as love is more complicated than business relationships.------ The latest Deravanel¿s family drama continues the saga (see THE RAVENSCAR DYNASTY and THE HEIR) with a fabulous cute twist taken from sixteenth century England and brought to contemporary times. The story line is character driven, as always is the case of a Barbara Taylor Bradford¿ sweeping epic. Fans of the author will fully appreciate this fine contemporary in the boardrooms and bedrooms as BEING ELIZABETH is a novel of substance.------------ Harriet Klausner

posted by Anonymous on July 31, 2008

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3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

A Disappointing Sequel

I had read the previous books in this series and enjoyed learning about Deravenels. This effort was unbelievable. I didn't like Elizabeth and found her character very unsympathetic. The plot was weak and didn't hang together. The author was lazy in developing the ch...
I had read the previous books in this series and enjoyed learning about Deravenels. This effort was unbelievable. I didn't like Elizabeth and found her character very unsympathetic. The plot was weak and didn't hang together. The author was lazy in developing the characters as they were all too predictable and unreal. This book is a waste of your time.

posted by ReaderKZ on March 30, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2010

    Inside not as good as the cover story

    When reading the cover on this book it looked very interesting. But I am 3/4 through with the book and it is very slow to get started. Things that could be described extremely well in detail in 1-2 pages are written over and over again in an entire chapter. If I hadn't paid money for this book I wouldn't finish it! Definitely one to sell at the garage sale.

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