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Noble Intentions (Noble series) Mass Market Paperback – May 6, 2014
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Lord Wessex, Noble Britton, has decided it is time for him to find a wife for himself, and a mother for his son. He's come to London with a plan, and very exacting requirements for his wife to be. After the scandal he's still living down that occurred with his first wife, he wants a woman who will be quiet, unassuming, biddable, and will not draw attention to herself. But when Noble sees Gillian, he's immediately drawn to her by her refreshing attitude, and the fact that she is so open and honest.
As Noble begins to court Gillian, he quickly finds out that `unfortunate incidents' follow his potential bride around--why, a simple carriage ride turns into a great adventure where you may risk your life! But he finds himself drawn to her in a way that he can't escape...
Kudos, Katie MacAlistar! This is probably the most humorous, moving regency I've ever laid my hands on. Every page was filled with hilarious scenes, to the point I found tears rolling down my eyes-yet she continually pulled at my heartstrings with the slights Noble receives, and how Gillian is quickly at his defense. It was wonderful seeing these two find their way to love!! Ms. MacAlistar weaves the story with wonderful secondary characters I just can't wait to read about, and a plot to uncover to boot!!
This is a not to be missed regency-you'll find yourself unable to put this book down!!
Noble Britton, aka, Lord of Lips, Loins, Kisses, etc. fell in love at first sight with the oh so tall, oh so ACCIDENT prone, and oh so delightful half-American, Gillian Leigh. Nothing shy and retiring about this lady! You see, she definitely has this 'problem' with speaking EXACTLY what pops into her mind - no holds barred.
For Gillian, the attraction was definitely mutual, when she first spotted him, her Lord of Magnificence. The author has such a way with dialog that is just so precious you can just picture all of these scenes. I could not put this book down and read it in 5 hours - less if I didn't have to pick myself up from the floor so often from laughing.
Definitely put this book on your list to buy - read and enjoy - then wait anxiously for the next offering from this delightful new author!
Gillian Leigh does not want a coming out, but though too old at twenty-five, too American by a half, too tall by a head or more, and too accident prone she has no choice. So why does Noble want to meet and marry this amazon paragon who literally sets the Ton on fire if he seeks an unobtrusive spouse? Love works in mysterious ways.
NOBLE INTENTIONS is a very amusing Regency romance that will delight sub-genre fans especially since Noble lives up to his name as he is the victim of Gillian's pratfalls. The lead couple is a delightful pairing whose story line remains true to its basic slapstick like theme. Fans who enjoy a jocular look at the foibles of the Ton will want to read Katie MacAlister's humorous tale - just keep ice packs and bandages handy in case one falls while laughing.
MacAlister's regency romance follows the escapades of Gillian Leigh, a clumsy and over-exuberant young woman who finds herself unexpectedly marrying a man with a dark reputation. Noble is brooding and abrupt and wishes to marry for convenience. Gillian, however, is anything but convenient.
Huge chunks of the book are laugh-out-loud hilarious. Others, especially those in which Gillian reaches out to Noble's emotionally scarred young son, Nick, are truly moving. And then there are the book's naughty bits. Whew! They left me tingly! Especially the scene with all the strawberries and . . . well, I'd better not reveal too much.
If all romances were this good and this well-written--not to mention this funny--I'd be reading little else.
I highly recommend the book. But then, you could probably tell that, couldn't you?
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Really entertaining plot with a very interesting couple: I thought that Gillian was going to be a down-to-earth heroine but that only lasted like one chapter, she ended up being a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Veronica
i read this a good while back. Gillian Leigh came with a family member for her season . Gillian was five and twenty never had a season never wanted one but she got one anyway. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Callie
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I fell I love with both characters..!! I have never laughed so much reading a book - laughed so much I was crying.....Published 13 months ago by Janell