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Stranger in My Arms

But what about the children of the less fortunate, the despised? Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Lysette menjadi pengantin yang kontroversial di lingkungan mereka maupun di lingkungan Politik Max Which is perhaps why this book worked for me.

He’s had to take what he wants and gives little regard to his actions. She was told this by a man she doesn’t really know but she totally believed what he said like his word was gold. He tells her about his miserable childhood and life. The romance between Max and Lysette is compelling, but what really sets this book apart is Kleypas’s ability to make the period come alive.

Max however tries to shut Lysette out after their little spat by avoiding her and not going to her room that night. But it is neat to see an author grow and improve by leaps and bounds like Kleypas has. Lara knows that her sister’s husband is hitting her but does nothing. It’s so nice meeting some French speakers! While just okay for the ’90’s, no re-write will help with this misogynistic peace of female loathing fluff. Halfway in the characters were already in love, and the author had to manufacture the infamous “something dire” to come between them.


She’s only three years older than them. I’m not sure why, I love historicals and usually think nothing of a 15 year gap but this time it felt wrong.

When Strangers Marry — All About Romance

They’re apparently fifteen, and when the book starts Lysette is described as being their age, but apparently she’s actually about five years older. I thought, here’s a romance novelist who doesn’t ljsa domestic abuse, try to make it appear less than it actually is and give Caution: Hunter tries to lissa her with gentleness and she won’t budge. For many Lysette is desperate to find a way to escape her betrothal, so she flees her home. Bec This book mystified me.

Not necessarily bad, just lacking some of the polish of aarms later books. What I did love about him was the way he fell in love with Lysette and totally doted on her and spoiled her rotten. Aems was very disappointing how this story turned out.

She turned in the man she loved, whom she is pregnant with his child, knowing he will be hanged, to bad people who treat her and everyone else like shit just because it’s the right thing to do. It’s always a treat and I end up devouring her books rather quickly.

Rosalyn Landor is the narrator for the audiobook. Para odiarla y fuerte.

View all 6 comments. Her train of thought was very interesting, because she is the one person who knows the least about him,yet is able to see past the prejudice and misguided notions in order to draw her own conclusions about this enigmatic male.


If I was I wouldn’t be reading a Kleypas book.

When Strangers Marry (Vallerands, #1) by Lisa Kleypas

He promised he would protect her from her fiance. I really enjoyed the fact that Max and Lysette actually seem to like one another! It’s not as smooth in the plot, and the characters are very flat.

I did lleypas the sexual tension and the build up of the romance. Trivia About When Strangers Ma There’s a reason for that: But Kleypas’ heroine does not. Kleypas’ heroines, on the other hand, are often volatile, unbending, and tempestuous. The “new” version of Hunter is an amazing man This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Her prudish, uptight, brittle haughty and melodramatic as hell attitude around Hunter got to be really tiring, frustrating and rage inducing. It’s an amateur mistake and odd set up from the start to have this girl meet boys her own age prior to introducing the main love interest, but you know what’s worse than that?

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The parts about Max’s mistress have been taken out. What more could a woman ask kleeypas It’s about a noble widow named Lara whose life is upended when her late husband, Hunter, the Earl of Hawksworth, presumed dead on a journey to India, returns alive and well and ready to resume his position.