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The Scarlet Gown

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Her father s death Lucy Halbrook discovers That Her Parents Haven T Been Entirely her parents haven t been entirely with her There is no family fortune left and Halbrook discovers that her parents haven t been entirely honest with her There is no family fortune left and is forced to find herself employment as soon as possible Her current situation is far from ideal as she has to live with a creepy uncle and she doesn t think she can keep him at a safe distance forever Fortunately she s found the perfect position Lucy has to travel to Lord Adversane s estate where she has to be his hostess for a few weeks In return he ll pay her generously When Lucy arrives at the estate s It seemed like the concept idea drove the characters I liked the characters but felt Ralph s motives were a little muddled for a strongly logical guy Lucy did have some pretty solid reasons for not appreciating the secrets but it would ve been visceral if a bit of her sad family life had been shown at the beginning In medias race maybe but sometimes a little story lead in helps I did like that this didn t involve a push over guy but a fairly realistic male type not an anti hero alpha Was looking for a little tension and danger though based on the concept Romance and intrigue in days bygoneSuspects are few and CSI had not been invented et so Ralph did as best he could to solve the events culminating in the death. Tess at his Midsummer's Eve play she must also pretend events culminating in the death. Tess at his Midsummer's Eve play she must also pretend be his fiancée What Lucy doesn't know is that Ralph is hiding something dark and dangerous He must. Of his late wife Helene Even if it meant putting another innocent woman at risk Would his Lucy survive Lucy was delightful I just love her She s
willful and uick witted Ralph a cool hero A bit grumpy The Watchmakers Lady yes sometimes managed to put his foot in his mouth but he apologized right away if he thought he s in the wrong He s a passionate man but not a ho It s mentioned in the passing that in the twoears after his wife died he refused female company He s kind but often misunderstood because of his high handed waysI think the author successfully build a scorching sexual tension from their interaction when they are arguing or teasing each other They have similar interests and they personalities were compatible Just my kind of Romance When I Think Back About This When I think back about this all that comes to mind is that it was just weird Awkward and weird Not a fan This is a sweet romance that starts with Lucy taking up the role of pretend fiancee in Ralph s estate He s trying to uncover who killed his wife and she s happy to leave her ward s home Th best part of the book is that Ralph is very careful and anticipatory of Lucy s needs It breathes life into his charactershe s defiant and impulsive Wonderful read Very entertaining book I enjoyed it than most romance novels. Uncover the truth behind his wife's death and Lucy is the key She challenges him at every turn and as each day passes unlocks a little of Ralph's guarded hear. I just received my book giveaway today I want to thank the "author Sarah Mallory very much I can not PM ou so this "Sarah Mallory very much I can not PM ou so this do until I get a chance to read the book Thanks again Thank ou Goodreads for sending me this free bookThe Scarlet Gown by Sarah Mallory is the story of Miss Lucy Halbrook and Lord Ralph Adversane Lucy comes to Adversane estate under the guise of being employed to pretend to be Lord Adversane s fiancee to placate his irritable family Little does she know there is a darker reason why the cold and arrogant Lord has hired her As Lucy spends time at the estate in preparation to meet Adversane S Family She Begins s family she begins uestion her real purpose there and her fears grow daily as she learns about Ralph s late wife Despite their clashing personalities Ralph and Lucy are drawn to one another and soon the ruse of being his fiancee starts to feel real This novel was better than I thought The story line is easy to follow and the clashing personalities of Ralph and Lucy make for pleasant dialogue It s
perfect book to read on uiet day It s not on the list of my favorite romances but it was entertaining Took one star away because the cover didn t give a clue that there was a sex scene to skip The cover makes it look like a sweet romance After. WHAT IS HE HIDING FROM HER When impoverished Lucy Halbrook arrives at Lord Adversane's estate she knows her assignment is unusual not only will she act as hos.