LibraryThing Review. User Review – nancynova – LibraryThing. Regency romance that’s a little different. Lily’s throat was injured in a childhood accident, making. Lady Lillian Walford Had The Look Of Perfection Yet a fateful flaw doomed her to a life of silence. And although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant. Lady Lillian Walford Had The Look Of PerfectionYet a fateful flaw doomed her to a life of silence. And although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant.
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But at the same time, those parts don’t feel like huge holes as happe I have had this book for many many years. The hero, of course, has to be blackmailed into soencer her, but there’s a plot, at least May 19, Crista rated it really liked it Shelves: Like I said, it was a good book, but didn’t hit the spot.
The book mentions nothing about the girl other than that she’s to be kept happy and content and that the only reason Anthony was picked was because of his flawless reputation. Lily’s brother, Aaron, has a reputation as a devil, which is evidenced in his high-handed approach to finding Lily a husband. The only thing about Lily that could have been better is if she’d believed in Anthony’s love for her a little sooner than the final pages of the book. I totally adore the aunt and brother relationship though can’t help being saddened by the fact that theirs will be condemned, didn’t know it’s against the law She’s given up on ever marrying ny having a normal life, but she still longs for just one season in London to experience what the city has to offer before settling into the rest of her life alone.
Susan Spencer Paul
Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Tricked by her brother into marriage with the lovely Lillian, Anthony was quick to realize his incredible luck. Devin rated it it was amazing Jun 25, References to this work on external resources. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.
Rita rated it it was amazing Feb 14, The depiction of the heroine’s speech was clumsily done, I thought.
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Lists with This Book. For he knew that beneath the surface of her quiet beauty, Lillian was a priceless jewel. To pass the time and break my increasing addiction to the Laul Shopping Network, I at last sat spenxer and took a stab at pursuing that old high school dream. Now they are what romance is all about. I was disappointed in this one. In fact, he’s utterly charmed right from the start by her animation while she’s talking with her hands.
Beguiled by Susan Spencer Paul. The purposeful manipulation that Aaron executes with seemingly no regard to anyone’s feelings was weird because despite Anthony’s ‘flawless reputation’, what big brother purposely tries to trick his baby sister into marrying someone she just met?
Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 59 43. For he knew that beneath the surface of her quiet beauty, Lillian was a priceless jewel. I think the hero was a bit tame, I suppose, looking back there wasn’t much in him to keep me interested.
Wikipedia in English None. Because of her affliction, Lily was largely ignored and many even believed her to be demon-possessed and amoral apparently common misperceptions in that era about deaf and mute people. Overall, Beguiled was a deeply emotional and romantic read that I very much enjoyed.
I enjoyed this historical immensely, it satisfied so many of my favourite tropes, how could I not like it? Jan 17, Krita rated it liked it Shelves: If I had a man doing the things for me that he was doing for her, I’d have had a hard time not feeling his love for me, but I suppose given Lily’s background and her lack of self-esteem, as well as the fact that Anthony was keeping a lot of secrets in an attempt to protect her, it made sense that she might have doubts, especially when she discovered the beguilef.
Even though they might have saved themselves a lot of befuiled in the long-run, their hearts were always in the right place in the moment.
Having decided in high school to pursue writing as a career, Susan didn’t actually have the chance to put pen to paper until the birth of bdguiled first child, when becoming a stay-at-home mom proved to be less challenging than she’d expected. After being poisoned by a distraught servant when she was very young, she suffered damaged vocal cords which make it extremely difficult for her to speak.
Lisa rated it liked it Dec 30, Even though they might have saved themselves a lot of grief in the long-run, their hearts were always in the right place in the moment. She’s given up on ever marrying and having a normal life, but she still longs for just one season in London to experience what the city has to offer before settling into the rest of her life alone.
Margaret rated it liked it Sep 22, Little does she know though that her doting brother has bwguiled a man he thinks will make a sysan match for susn and has blackmailed him into showing her about town with the intention of also engineering circumstances to force a marriage between them. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unfortunately, it was ten years before I actually got the opportunity to put pen to paper, after the birth of my first daughter.
So why had the much-sought-after earl asked her to sudan his true-bound bride?
The book opens up with Anthony, the Earl of Graydon being manipulated rather neatly by Aaron, the Earl of Cardemore into entertaining and escorting his young sister, Lillian around London, as she’s coming out into society for the first time. This one was no different.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He’s immediately taken with her ethereal beauty, and it doesn’t matter to him in the least that she can’t speak. Information from the French Common Knowledge. An unrequited, long denied love that is so intense and passionate that the heat between them is “felt” coming right off the pages.
Books by Susan Spencer Paul. Mar 25, Luz Trevino rated it it was amazing Shelves: Swap 25 have, 2 want. And although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant Earl of Graydon, had showered her with his attention, Lillian knew she was fit to be no man’s wife.
These characters have strength and honor, if a bit misguided in the execution, they are all sincere in there feelings and so easy to get.