- File Size: 1108 KB
- Print Length: 244 pages
- Publisher: Lyrical Press (March 28, 2017)
- Publication Date: March 28, 2017
- Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
- Language: English
- ASIN: B01HWKOF1K
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #282,654 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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I really enjoyed this evolution of this relationship and both Michael and Elinor growth to be their own maturity.
There were a lot of typos (canopies instead of canapes and meddle instead of mettle, etc.) and editing mistakes. Also some modern expressions like "Okay" didn't fit with the language for the time period.
Michael inherited a failing estate and he wanted to prove to everyone that he wasn't marrying Elinor for her dowry and prove to Elinor and her Parents he was worthy of her. Michael was a soldier who started to work for the home office but during his last mission he was gravely injured and the rumors that he was less than a man because of them gave Elinor's father cause to break the engagment. Elinor fought tooth and nail against her father because of this so she snuck out to talk to Michael herself but Michael angry at himself for getting injured and his body failing him but also because Elinor's father said she agreed to cancel the wedding and even when she shows up to confront him to ask if this is what he really wants he turns her away.
Elinor gets angry at everyone even her closest friends and even when that anger has passed she is still angry with Michael and her parents. Elinor decides to attend her best friend's house party and while there she again a man her mother foisted on her Middleton. Even though she is still mad at Michael she still loves him but still unsure of their future together she strikes up a friendship with Middleton, who soon becomes smitten with her. Michael now faced with the prospect of losing Elinor forever has to convince Elinor he does and always will love her.
Overall, this was a really sweet book. I'm not one for love triangles but this barely registers as one. A.S Fenichel does well with the character development and the active setting. The romance was nice but out of all of it I loved Elinor and seeing the change she went through and how Michael just ended up loving her even more for it.
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