E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger

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CHARACTERS Bething's Folly SUMMARY ´ Bething's Folly Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY Inherited from her father and marriage was definitely not part of her immediate plans The library seemed the perfect escapeBut the chosen refuge of Elizabeth and Lord Alexander did not turn out to be the safe retreat that either had anticipated for their unexpected meeting proved to be the beginning of a most tempestuous alliance The chattering and giggling in a ballroom full of hopeful young debutantes had sent Lord Alexander hurrying for cover He had promised his father the Duke of Carlyle that he would marry but the fun loving young lord was finding the selection process uite a bore and sought a moment of reprieve in the libraryElizabeth Bethingame had accepted the invitation to the magnificent ball at the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Carlyle at the insistence of her aunt but was appalled at the idea of parading herself for Lord Alexander s inspection The independent young beauty was managing nicely as owner of Bething s Folly the racing stable she inherited from her father and marriage was definitely not part of her immediate plans The library seemed the perfect escapeBut the chosen refuge of Elizabeth and Lord Alexander did not turn out to be the safe retreat that either had anticipated for their unexpected meeting proved to be the beginning of a most tempestuous alliance from cover of book Religion and Violence Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida giggling in a ballroom full of hopeful young debutantes had sent Lord Alexander hurrying for cover He had promised his father the Duke of Carlyle that he would marry but the fun loving young lord was finding the selection process uite a bore and sought a moment of reprieve in the libraryElizabeth Bethingame had accepted the invitation to the magnificent ball at the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Carlyle at the insistence of her aunt but was appalled at the idea of parading herself for Lord Alexander s inspection The independent young beauty was managing nicely as owner of Bething s Folly the racing stable she inherited from her father and marriage was definitely not part of her immediate plans The library seemed the perfect escapeBut the chosen refuge of Elizabeth and Lord Alexander did not turn out to be the safe retreat that either had anticipated for their unexpected meeting proved to be the beginning of a most tempestuous alliance from cover of book

CHARACTERS Bething's Folly

Bething's Folly

CHARACTERS Bething's Folly SUMMARY ´ Bething's Folly Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY RELUCTANT ROMANCEThe chattering and giggling in a ballroom full of hopeful young debutantes had sent Lord Alexander hurrying for covers He had promised his father the Duke of Carlyle that he would marry but the fun loving young lord was finding the selection process uite a bore and sought a moment of reprieve in the libraryElizab Closer to 25 for content 35 writing uality Not as funny as her norm This started off wonderfully Then dived head first off a cliff into a sea of stupidity I was looking forward to the fun getting to know each other after a hasty wedding trope and then the author contrived the most ridiculous reason for them to be mad at each other so that they ended up barely ever having any actual contact in a completely unrealistic and lengthy way I don t know why the author had him pouting and being a class A jerk for such a sustained period of time on such flimsy grounds He had lost any goodwill he had previously built in the reader by the end of the book Their misunderstanding could and should have been cleared up by the next day in a one minute conversation He also had no reason for his extreme distrust of women or his eagerness to believe the worst one loose mistress does not a misogynist make Honestly I couldnt understand why he wouldn t have just put the incident down to the bridal nerves of an innocent and tried again I spent the book irritated because of this Could he really expect much from her when he had barely even kissed the gal I think there was one featured light peck Other terrible sections men publicly embarrassing their wives by trotting about town with another woman days after the wedding it was not even stated that he was not sleeping around so I gather we can infer he was Normalizing violence against women and treating them like naughty little girls to bring them back in line rather than having a discussion about mutual expectations is another of my irritants The whole last minute makeup near the end was ultimately stupid because they still knew nothing about each other apart from his three or so visits to her house while courting Never a discussion did they have Never a day spent together in amity What kind of half arsed love is that They were literally physically if you will never in the same room for most of the book uite frankly she should have left the fool He wasn t worth the strain on her healthThere was also way too much many I think that ought to be many minutiae featured extensive details were well detailed I guess you could say It felt like word count padding I did not really need to read about the dispersal of her new wardrobe for example Elizabeth s new clothes had all been left in London for delivery to the Grosvenor Suare house except for her travelling clothes and her wedding gown which would arrive with Ellie at the end of the week so she had no need to see about much packing only a few personal items she wished to take I didn t really understand why so much emphasis was placed on the Duchess What she was wearing her looks how nice she was You would swear the book was about her Excerpt about the duchess Not the heroine Each guest was greeted with the same warm smile by the Duchess who looked stunning in her gown of sapphire blue The hem of her gown was cleverly embroidered in diamante patterned to repeat the swirls of her diamond and sapphire necklace Her hair was done up high under a tiara set with one large diamond at the centre Her blue eyes sparkled with the darker reflections from her gown and her clear skin was almost white next to the blue except for the blush of colour at her cheeks Her charming smile was renewed for each visitor through curtsey after curtsey compliment after compliment This doesn t cross the line but generally Nothing creeps me out than a man wanting to marry a carbon copy of his mother Who wants a momma s boy constantly comparing and saying well mum does it This way He was pleased at first to accept the compliments on his mother s behalf of what a fine picture they made Indeed they were a handsome couple with their matching blond hair his in curls hers in sleek twists He was dressed in formal black and white with the exception of his waistcoat which was a blue that matched his mother s dress but in velvet with silver embroidery The white of his cravat was interrupted by a diamond headed stickpin set with tiny sapphires Carleton glancing from the line of guests to the Duchess was thinking that he could be content with a woman like his mother if only one existedIn summary 1980sbodiceripper The Abyss Beckons giggling in a ballroom full of hopeful young debutantes had sent Lord Alexander hurrying for covers He had promised his father the Duke of Carlyle that he would marry but the fun loving young lord was finding the selection process uite a bore and sought a moment of reprieve in the libraryElizab Closer to 25 for content 35 writing uality Not as funny as her norm This started off wonderfully Then dived head first off a cliff into a sea of stupidity I was looking forward to the fun Influencing Powerful People getting to know each other after a hasty wedding trope and then the author contrived the most ridiculous reason for them to be mad at each other so that they ended up barely ever having any actual contact in a completely unrealistic and lengthy way I don t know why the author had him pouting and being a class A jerk for such a sustained period of time on such flimsy Million Dollar Referrals grounds He had lost any The Meaning of Difference goodwill he had previously built in the reader by the end of the book Their misunderstanding could and should have been cleared up by the next day in a one minute conversation He also had no reason for his extreme distrust of women or his eagerness to believe the worst one loose mistress does not a misogynist make Honestly I couldnt understand why he wouldn t have just put the incident down to the bridal nerves of an innocent and tried again I spent the book irritated because of this Could he really expect much from her when he had barely even kissed the The Acupuncture ResponseBalance Energy and Restore Health A Western Doctor Tells You How gal I think there was one featured light peck Other terrible sections men publicly embarrassing their wives by trotting about town with another woman days after the wedding it was not even stated that he was not sleeping around so I The Blue Book of Sailing gather we can infer he was Normalizing violence against women and treating them like naughty little Programmable Microcontrollers with Applications girls to bring them back in line rather than having a discussion about mutual expectations is another of my irritants The whole last minute makeup near the end was ultimately stupid because they still knew nothing about each other apart from his three or so visits to her house while courting Never a discussion did they have Never a day spent together in amity What kind of half arsed love is that They were literally physically if you will never in the same room for most of the book uite frankly she should have left the fool He wasn t worth the strain on her healthThere was also way too much many I think that ought to be many minutiae featured extensive details were well detailed I Cryptography Demystified guess you could say It felt like word count padding I did not really need to read about the dispersal of her new wardrobe for example Elizabeth s new clothes had all been left in London for delivery to the Grosvenor Suare house except for her travelling clothes and her wedding Opportunities in Landscape Architecture botanical Gardens andArboreta Careers Opportunities in gown which would arrive with Ellie at the end of the week so she had no need to see about much packing only a few personal items she wished to take I didn t really understand why so much emphasis was placed on the Duchess What she was wearing her looks how nice she was You would swear the book was about her Excerpt about the duchess Not the heroine Each Biofuels Engineering Process Technology guest was Corporate Governance greeted with the same warm smile by the Duchess who looked stunning in her Masters of Learned Ignorance Eriugena Eckhart Cusanus Variorum Collected Studies Series Variorum Collected Studies Series Variorum Collected Studies Series gown of sapphire blue The hem of her Black Lily Gilded Lily #3 gown was cleverly embroidered in diamante patterned to repeat the swirls of her diamond and sapphire necklace Her hair was done up high under a tiara set with one large diamond at the centre Her blue eyes sparkled with the darker reflections from her Mildred and Sam I Can Read Book 2 gown and her clear skin was almost white next to the blue except for the blush of colour at her cheeks Her charming smile was renewed for each visitor through curtsey after curtsey compliment after compliment This doesn t cross the line but Imaginalis generally Nothing creeps me out than a man wanting to marry a carbon copy of his mother Who wants a momma s boy constantly comparing and saying well mum does it This way He was pleased at first to accept the compliments on his mother s behalf of what a fine picture they made Indeed they were a handsome couple with their matching blond hair his in curls hers in sleek twists He was dressed in formal black and white with the exception of his waistcoat which was a blue that matched his mother s dress but in velvet with silver embroidery The white of his cravat was interrupted by a diamond headed stickpin set with tiny sapphires Carleton Perfect Murder Perfect TownThe Uncensored Story of the JonBenet Murder and the Grand Jury's Search for the Final Truth glancing from the line of Mirage Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt guests to the Duchess was thinking that he could be content with a woman like his mother if only one existedIn summary 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CHARACTERS Bething's Folly SUMMARY ´ Bething's Folly Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY Eth Bethingame had accepted the invitation to the magnificent ball at the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Carlyle at the insistence of her aunt but was appalled at the idea of parading herself for Lord Alexander's inspection The independent young beauty was managing nicely as owner of Bething's Folly the racing stable she Lord Alexander receives a hurried communication from his father the Duke of Carlyle When he arrives his father lying abed extracts a promise from his son to marry as uickly as possible The Duke is implying that he doesn t have long to live Alexander is an attractive man who enjoys his pleasures but figures he needs to agree to his father s desire Thus they have a grand party inviting all the London and local misses to the soiree so Alexander can look them over After doing his duty at the party for some hours Alexander decides to hide out in the library for a whileAlexander and his circle of men are not impressed with most of the young ladies of their acuaintance They talk about the fact that the ladies are lovely and friendly until the man is trapped in marriage then the young ladies turn into shrews The men have even joined a jackpot whoever avoids marriage the longest wins the jackpotWhen Alexander walks into the library he meets someone completely different Elizabeth owns a horse farm and is not looking for a husband In fact she s not happy to be at the party because she doesn t want to lose her independent life for a ring Alexander is intrigued by the young lady and goes to see her stud farm the next day One thing leads to anotherI think this is Barbara Metzger s first book and the humor is emerging but not as pronounced as it will get with later books My one gripe is the big misunderstanding but the author handles it rather well A delightful story 月下夢幻譚神無夜話 4 grand party inviting all the London and local misses to the soiree so Alexander can look them over After doing his duty at the party for some hours Alexander decides to hide out in the library for a whileAlexander and his circle of men are not impressed with most of the young ladies of their acuaintance They talk about the fact that the ladies are lovely and friendly until the man is trapped in marriage then the young ladies turn into shrews The men have even joined a jackpot whoever avoids marriage the longest wins the jackpotWhen Alexander walks into the library he meets someone completely different Elizabeth owns a horse farm and is not looking for a husband In fact she s not happy to be at the party because she doesn t want to lose her independent life for a ring Alexander is intrigued by the young lady and How to Fly with Broken Wings goes to see her stud farm the next day One thing leads to anotherI think this is Barbara Metzger s first book and the humor is emerging but not as pronounced as it will Swimming to the Moon get with later books My one Stir It Up gripe is the big misunderstanding but the author handles it rather well A delightful story


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    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger Closer to 25 for content 35 writing uality Not as funny as her norm This started off wonderfully Then dived head first off a cliff into a sea of stupidity I was looking forward to the fun getting to know each othe

  2. says: E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger CHARACTERS Bething's Folly

    Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger My understanding is that this was Barbara Metzger's first book I really like this author and her well written stories with sympathetic characters witty repartee and delightful children and animals For a first book this was extremely well written and the first half was a solid four star readThe hero Alexander is the heir to a dukedom His father the Duke of Carlyle is tired of Alexander's rake hell ways and Carly

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    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger Lord Alexander Carleton is a bachelor Corinthian who has no interest in marriage until a summons from his father the Duke of Carlyle reveals the Duke's ill health will prevent him from knowing his son's wife and

  4. says: CHARACTERS Bething's Folly Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger

    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger Lord Alexander receives a hurried communication from his father the Duke of Carlyle When he arrives his father lying abed extracts a promise from his son to marry as uickly as possible  The Duke is implying that he doesn't have long to live  Alexander is an attractive man who enjoys his pleasures but figures he needs to agree to his father's desire  Thus they have a grand party inviting all the London and local misses to the s

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    READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger expected still better than most dislike simple disagreements that derail plot

  6. says: Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger

    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger The chattering and giggling in a ballroom full of hopeful young debutantes had sent Lord Alexander hurrying for cover He had promised his father the Duke of Carlyle that he would marry but the fun loving young lord was finding the s

  7. says: Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY READ ´ PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK Ë Barbara Metzger CHARACTERS Bething's Folly

    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger A very lame Regency It starts out well His father blackmails him into choosing a bride by pretending to be on his deathbed Her aunt and uncle

  8. says: CHARACTERS Bething's Folly E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger Barbara Metzger Ë 1 SUMMARY

    E–pub/Pdf [Bething's Folly] BY Barbara Metzger This is the book that started me off on a lovely journey through Regency romances It remains to this day my favorite of them all

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