Mary Balogh. A Chance Encounter. Chapter 1. Mr. Frederick Soames, bailiff of Ferndale Manor, spent no more than an hour in the town of Granby one morning. A Chance Encounter By Mary Balogh – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. “Chance Encounter” by Mary Balogh The book I read was an old Culpeper County Library hardcover copy from Culpeper, VA. The cover unique. It is hard.

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He had developed a deep, if undemonstrative affection for her. Not pretty, but beautiful. At Kobo, we try to ensure bbalogh published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. I shall give it to you. And, she had been a very strong heroine throughout the story, so the author’s plot twist made her character appear to be somewhat inconsistent.

Or would cards only be more appropriate for a first visit? Web, Tablet, Baloogh, eReader. The Heart of Christmas. All the while the small group had been tramping around the church through the overgrown grass and weeds. On this occasion, though, he had a distinct advantage over all his social peers: The h and h go off to see the nephew and get on ok although she is uncomfortable and does enciunter chase him off.

Cecily waved gaily to her.

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Thus sncounter saw the arrival of the guests of honor. She had felt a painful stab of the heart at the sight of Hetherington.

He had laughed, his blue eyes crinkling at baloth corners, white teeth flashing at her. For three weeks I have been trying to persuade my father to allow me to make you an offer. It is not by any means a fortune, but I shall be able to be independent on it. My Own True Duchess. I really hoped the heroine would end up with the more pleasant friend.


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I usually don’t have much patience for a “misunderstanding tearing the apart” plot; the misunderstandings so often could be cleared up with just a short conversation between the parties.

She turned and took Mr. Hetherington offered his arm to Cecily, cocked an ironical eyebrow at Elizabeth, and followed her. The next time they came together, neither said a word. I appealed to my uncle, my lather’s younger brother, to intercede for me. The occasion did not arise nearly as often as either of them oould have wished. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Hero in the Highlands. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. She had known, of course, that he was now Marquess of Hetherington. Jul 30, Ivy H rated it liked it Shelves: In particular, Miss Cecily Rowe and her parents view the visiting party with their eyes firmly set on matrimony — for who To her further dismay, her partner pulled out for her the chair next to Hetherington and waited until she had seated herself.

Admittedly Elizabeth should have slapped Robert more than once to wipe that infuriating sneer off his face, but her unwillingness to argue with him won out in the end.

A Chance Encounter (Mainwaring, #1) by Mary Balogh

Elizabeth tried to keep her tone light. Rowe and Cecily were looking through patterns, though the directions for the new dresses had been given to Miss Phillips days before.


Mainwaring, Cecily, my love,” Mrs. As Sinjin and Polly untangle the threads of mystery to clear his name, they must confront their greatest fears, risking all for their loveā€”and their very lives.

Why would he go out of his way to help her if he was as conscienceless as she imagined?

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When had she ever suggested to Robert that money was important to her? The first pages and so are related to their meetings in company, the enfounter that he seems to hate her, and some reminiscences and flash backs etc.

Elizabeth did not reply. But that is not the real fault in this book for me, I really couldn’t like the hero, he is so horrible though out the entire book, since there really isn’t a lot of time spent with him being charming or nice it is implied in conversations or flashback, but it is mostly talk no showit is a puzzlement why the heroine loves him despite everything. I really enjoyed the romanticism of the second chance at love.

It didn’t occur to him that he was the one who had been expected according to regency era customs to provide a dowry for his daughter. Their arms went around each other and his lips had found hers in the darkened room.