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As I started reading this book I wasn’t quite sure what to think of the story. It turned out to be what was basically my best guess, but I was thrown off by the strange way she and her ex-husband talked about it, so I wasn’t sure about my guess at all. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.
Engaged for Her Enemy’s Heir. Trivia About Velvet Promise. The the mother in law wakes up and slaps the ex husband, calls him an animal and insists on calling the police. The fact that she then tries to justify herself staying with him and wanting him to have a relationship with their daughter made me sick.
Mass Market PaperbackHarlequin Presentspages. I find it a little unsettling that their first sexual encounter was like an act of desperation. Dec 22, StMargarets rated it liked it Shelves: The H shows up later with the daughter in tow, the ex had taken her to his business offices.
The truth was quite a surprise and it was quite the reveal. I did appreciate that the hero and the villain’s parents believed Willow when the rape was revealed. This one had the potential to be a pretty gripping book but just missed it somehow. The h finally got her divorce and the ex’s silence about the circumstances of the daughter’s birth by agreeing to see him for rape once a week. Undone by the Billionaire Duke.
Yet Jordan is attracted to Willow himself. Her close bond with her daughter portends to the larger plot of rape and spousal abuse, and her capacity to love again. His Bid for a Bride.
He believes she trapped his wealthy cousin into marriage—with her pregnancy—and then walked out on him!
To Be a Bridegroom. The ending was very sweet and I liked Jordan as a hero. We watch the heroine Willow care for her daughter and trying to push the velvet-eyed cynical Jordan St James away who openly admits to wanting her,and all the while her obsessive ex-husband refuses to let her go.
The Return of the Renegade. A Bargain with the Enemy. I really felt sorry for our heroine her. A Taste of the Forbidden. Her justification of this behavior is that she didn’t want her daughter exposed has being the product of rape. Item s unavailable for purchase. This book fails on many levels.
Far from despising this child whose existence was forced upon her by her rapist-turned-husband, the heroine Willow nurtured and protected her little one.
When her ex-husband returns Willow is very upset and runs into Jordan’s arms and they slowly begin to get to know one another. Tempting Zander Knight Security 4. But I cannot condone her quiescence to rape, her tardiness in denouncing the evil acts done to her, and her almost-placatory stance toward evil-doer. Decent book but could have been so much better. No one can figure out where he took her, and his mother collapses after hearing the whole story.
Please review your cart. We find out the h is now a wealthy fashion designer with several shops, the newest one caroe opened in Jersey for it’s proximity to Moortimer and the fact that the h’s ex-inlaws live there, so it will be easier for the daughter to visit her grandparents. No Longer a Dream. The Innocent’s Shameful Secret. It seems the H had a gold digger in his past too, but when the pregnancy of the gold digger did not result in the H marrying her, she aborted the child and married another wealthy man.
We also find out that the mistress of the ex-husband was actually hired to follow the h around and report back to the ex, she supposedly loves him but had no idear that he meant to kidnap the daughter.
Velvet Promise by Carole Mortimer
He shows up the next day for the visit with the grandparents and tries to distract the h while her daughter is with them. But the truth isn’t revealed until the closing pages, and it is simply horrendous.
I really wanted to like them as well, but their romance felt strange. I think the ex mother-in-law’s swift reversal was odd but I still liked it.
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May 29, MissKitty rated it liked it. The Pregnant Kavakos Bride.
We find out the h is now a wealthy fashion designer with several shops, the newest one being pormise in Jersey for it’ Re Velvet Promise – CM takes a ride on crazy train with an h who gets reluctantly seduced by the H, who happens to be the cousin of her demented ex-husband.