Genesis 5020

Stories for His Glory

Through the Fire by Elizabeth Johns October 29, 2018

Filed under: Book Reviews,Uncategorized — Melissa Finnegan @ 4:59 pm
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Spurned by love, Lady Margaux Winslow, daughter of the Marquess of Ashbury, has no use for the other eligible gentlemen of London. Despite her beauty, her sharp tongue soon earns her a reputation as a dragon. Convincing her parents to let her retreat to their Scottish estate, a home for abandoned young women, Margaux feels she can do something meaningful with her life. At their wits’ end, her parents believe a few months in seclusion will teach her to appreciate her privileged existence, and accept the next gentleman of worth who offers for her. Margaux has no plans to yield. But neither she nor her parents bargain for the proximity of the gorgeous, blue-eyed Scotsman on the neighbouring estate.

Gavin Craig, content with his life as a country doctor, is unexpectedly thrust into the world of aristocratic society after the accidental deaths of his brother and nephews. With all the duties his new title entails, and his adoption of three orphans, Gavin desperately needs a wife. She should preferably be a lady, trained since birth to manage a noble house, servants and family. His former disdain for a marriage of convenience has been rapidly overcome by the colossal task of learning to run a large Scottish barony. One lovely candidate is right next door…except that she’s inexplicably determined to be a spinster…

My thoughts:
It took me about a third of the book until I really felt myself getting lost in the story. But once I was there I didn’t want to come out.
I found this book to be a pretty quick read but with a lot going on. I think part of the reason it took me awhile to get into it was the names of the girls, I wasn’t sure how to pronounce them it was kind of distracting. But I got over that.
This was a very interesting read that I enjoyed.
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A copy of this book was given to me. All opinions are my own. 
 

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