Blackmoore: A Proper Romance

Blackmoore: A Proper Romance

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by Julianne Donaldson
     
 

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Kate Worthington knows her heart and she knows she will never to marry. Her plan is to travel to India instead—if only to find peace for her restless spirit and to escape the family she abhors. But Kate’s meddlesome mother has other plans. She makes a bargain with Kate: India, yes, but only after Kate has secured—and rejected—three marriage… See more details below

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Kate Worthington knows her heart and she knows she will never to marry. Her plan is to travel to India instead—if only to find peace for her restless spirit and to escape the family she abhors. But Kate’s meddlesome mother has other plans. She makes a bargain with Kate: India, yes, but only after Kate has secured—and rejected—three marriage proposals. Kate journeys to the stately manor of Blackmoore determined to fulfill her end of the bargain sooner rather than later and enlists the help of her dearest childhood friend, Henry Delafield. But when it comes to matters of love, bargains are meaningless and plans are changeable. There on the wild lands of Blackmoore, Kate must face the truth that has kept her heart captive. Will the proposal she is determined to reject actually be the one thing that will set her heart free? Set in Northern England in 1820, Blackmoore is a regency romance that tells the story of a young woman struggling to learn how to follow her heart.

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Publishers Weekly
Donaldson’s second Regency romance (after Edenbrooke) is riveting and evocative. Beautiful, passionate Kate Worthington, determined to be different from her scandalous mother and sisters, has decided never to marry. She seeks solace in the friendship of Sylvia Delafield and her handsome and intelligent brother, Henry, who will inherit the vast Blackmoore estate. When Henry finally escorts Kate to his ancestral home, where he is expected to propose to the lovely Miss St. Claire, Kate is overcome by the hauntingly beautiful house and its surrounding moors, cliffs, and waters, just as she is by the slow but definite change in her relationship with Henry. As the untamed natural atmosphere unleashes a longing and intensity that both Henry and Kate have suppressed, they must take the risk of making bargains, uncovering secrets, and embracing their truest desires. Readers will be absolutely captivated by the beautiful imagery, sizzling tension (which never manifests explicitly, earning the book its designation of “proper”), and mesmerizing plot. (Sept.)
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"Donaldson's second Regency romance (after Edenbrooke) is riveting and evocative...Readers will be absolutely captivated by the beautiful imagery, sizzling tension (which never manifests explicitly, earning the book its designation of "proper"), and mesmerizing plot."-Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

  • "Admirers of Austen, Gaskell, and the Brontë sisters will enjoy this light tale of romance set in the early nineteenth century…Donaldson can turn a phrase… Blackmoore is light and easy to read, perfect for a day at the beach or over tea and crumpets served in the best china."—ForeWord Reviews

ForeWord Reviews

"Admirers of Austen, Gaskell, and the Brontë sisters will enjoy this light tale of romance set in the early nineteenth century…Donaldson can turn a phrase… Blackmoore is light and easy to read, perfect for a day at the beach or over tea and crumpets served in the best china."—ForeWord Reviews

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609078034
Publisher:
Shadow Mountain Publishing
Publication date:
09/10/2013
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
36,551
File size:
1 MB

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