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Lady Mary Haviland never thought she would marry. Her plain face and uncoquettish manner brought men to her as friends, not suitors. But when her friendship with London's most eligible bachelor takes a surprising turn, it's either a cruel game or her wildest dream coming true.

Lady Mary Haviland never thought she would marry. Her plain face and uncoquettish manner brought men to her as friends, not suitors. But when her friendship with London's most eligible bachelor...

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A Change of Heart (A Regency Romance)

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Overview

Lady Mary Haviland never thought she would marry. Her plain face and uncoquettish manner brought men to her as friends, not suitors. But when her friendship with London's most eligible bachelor takes a surprising turn, it's either a cruel game or her wildest dream coming true.

Lady Mary Haviland never thought she would marry. Her plain face and uncoquettish manner brought men to her as friends, not suitors. But when her friendship with London's most eligible bachelor takes a surprising turn, it's either a cruel game or her wildest dream coming true. A Regency romance original.

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When the unconventional spinster Lady Mary Haviland offers to help the confirmed rake and libertine Jack Raeburn, Marquess of Pemberton, find a wife, she has no idea that she and her money will soon become the object of his pursuit-with surprising results. A charming heroine, a cast of equally fleshed-out characters, and abundant descriptive detail complement this warm, traditional Regency and do much to offset the initial mercenary impression made by the hero. Although true to the time period, Pemberton's fortune-hunting motives do appear less than heroic today; nevertheless, love has the last word. Hern (A Proper Companion, Jove, 1995) lives in Daly City, California.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451186256
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1995
  • Series: Regency Romance Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Candice Hern is the award-winning, bestselling author of historical romance novels set during the English Regency, a period she knows well through years of collecting antiques and fashion prints of the period. She travels to England regularly, always in search of more historical and local color to bring her stories and characters to life. Her books have won praise for the "intelligence and elegant romantic sensibility" (Romantic Times) as well as "delicious wit and luscious sensuality (Booklist).

Candice's award-winning website (www.candicehern.com) is often cited for its Regency World pages, where readers interested in the era will find an illustrated glossary, a detailed timeline, illustrated digests of Regency people and places, articles on Regency fashion, research links, and much more. It is the only author website listed among the online resources for the Jane Austen Centre in England.

Visit www.candicehern.com for more information on all Candice's books, including excerpts and a look "behind the scenes" of each novel.
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  • Posted June 22, 2011

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    Quite surprising...

    Ok, I'll admit it, I often judge a book by its cover. The sexy, dashing, dark hero standing over the lovely, innocent maiden is usually what attracts me first to a book, I then read the back and see what the story is about. I'm so very glad that I took a chance and listened to the reviewers about this book instead of judging it by its cover. It is very well written. The story flows, its not overly descriptive and the characters come alive. It is not steamy in the least, no hot passion or secret trysts, but by the end of the book I realized that I didn't even miss them. Im anxious to read the rest of this authors books.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 28, 2012

    This book takes you through ups and downs with delightful twists!

    This book is very good and you first meet the hero who you're not too sure if you want to like him and soon find that you really care what happens to him.

    The heroine is one that has "hidden" charms that no one ever plumbed to discover! She was taken at face value and found "wanting" by the males of this era. Out hero soon discovers to his surprise, her warm and caring personality.

    They have to go through trials and problems but it makes for a wonderful, emotional ride! Anyone who wants a book with real three-dimensional people who have defects but try to over-come them--this is the book for you.

    It is a very good read and one of my favorites of Hern's books.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 19, 2011

    As mentioned before, get your hankie ready...

    Fantastic book! I read it in one sitting last night, and it took a few turns I wasn't expecting. If you are not made of stone, you will have at least welling eyes by the time you read the last page.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 6, 2011

    Don't miss this wonderful regency romance

    A hardened rake must marry an heiress to save the debt-riddden estates he inherited from his father and brothers, so who better to wed than his friend, who is also secretly an heiress. This book has such wonderfully damaged, but redeemable main characters and a host of other great secondary characters. It also has one of my favorite opening scenes as the heroine helps the hero "rate" the curent crop of debutantes and then agrees to help him find a bride. It's a witty and poignant story--definitely not to be missed.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 29, 2012

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    Very enjoyable

    I very much liked this book, so much that I read other books by Hern.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2012

    Wonderful series if you adore Regency romances

    Beautifully written, without all the lustiness of other Regency writers

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 4, 2011

    A Very Sweet Story, funny and smart.

    This novel is full of interesting, unusual characters and situations while still satisfying that need for a happy ending to a love story. The plot centers on a man who must marry to recoup his fortunes and a woman who believes she is unable to marry because of the traumatic circumstances of her upbringing. Very sensitively done. An unusual and very enjoyable read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2011

    One of Candice Hern's BEST!

    I have read several of Candice Hern's books and this is one of my favorites! I loved getting to know Jack and Mary - they are great characters! Very enjoyable book!

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  • Posted September 22, 2011

    Great read!

    Love it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2011

    Great for the price

    Love Candice Hern. This is a great book for the price with lots of classic romance and a few fun turns. Definitely worth buying with all the other Herb regency romances.

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  • Posted August 1, 2011

    Wonderful read!

    This is the first i have read by this author, and i have to say that i was not disappointed at all. It was a well developed story that really got you to love both the hero and herroin! (My spelling is horrible, i know) I am excited to read some of her other works!

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  • Posted July 29, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    Loved this book!! Very well written, without all the excess discriptions some other books tend to have. Again LOVED IT.

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  • Posted July 20, 2011

    Amazing author

    This is going to be one of my new favorite authors.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 16, 2011

    Don't miss this

    I have to admit - when I started this, I ended up starting it a few times. Soemthing better always came up.
    I am admitting now - I was wrong. Once I got into this book, I didn't put it down until I was done.
    I've said it before and I'll say it againa nd again - you can't go wrong with Candice.
    Excellent cover work, but brilliant writting.

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  • Posted April 26, 2011

    A Regency Gem

    This book is a Regency Romance at its best. Full of Heyeresque wit, but also very emotional. It reminds me of Mary Balogh's books, which is saying a lot. I was captured from the first page, where the hero and heroine meet. Sexual sparks don't fly, but a bantering friendship develops right away. As another reviewer said, the hero is not very heroic in the beginning (though I liked him anyway), and his transformation from cynic to a man in love in what this book is all about. And the heroine is simply wonderful. Loved this book!

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  • Posted April 25, 2011

    Outstanding traditional Regency

    I love this book. The hero and heroine are not your average romance protagonists. Both are emotionally damaged and Jack, the hero, is actually not the most sympathetic romance hero. He's mercenary and selfish, but also has a powerful turnabout as his character grows to love the vulnerable yet lively Mary. This is my idea of a perfect Regency: full of wit and great secondary characters and loads of Regency flavor. But have several hankies on hand. There are several scenes that had me wiping my eyes. I must also comment on the beautiful new covers. Absolutely gorgeous.

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  • Posted April 15, 2011

    Amazing

    I so enjoy the way Candice Hern writes and this little gem was just perfect. Don't miss it!

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  • Posted April 3, 2011

    Wonderful!

    Well-written, emotional, romantic story! I love Candice Hern's writing and the world she brings to life! Great read. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2011

    For Lovers of Regency Romance - Don't miss this!

    Lots of emotion in this classic novel. A flawed but to-die-for hero and a spunky heroine you'll never forget.

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    Posted January 21, 2012

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