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We never really know the motivation of hero’s mother. Gooodger Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Goodger worked as a journalist for eleven years and was national editor of a business magazine before devoting herself to writing romances full time. Unfortunately, this clever story idea falls short as a love story, and as I read it I was often left feeling more uncomfortable with, than enthralled by, the romance.

Her, I could understand sometimes. I knew that corseted women tended to have smaller waists than modern women but isn’t 18 inches a quite unnatural number for it?

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I’ve written 17 of those thf more on the way. Thanks to my adventurous husband, I’ve also done brief stints in Virginia, Washington, D. Either be a full-on villain or don’t whine at least! Customers who viewed this item also viewed. She is also quite impossible.

The h is also tstl. After getting to know Anne more, it doesn’t take Henry long to figure out that he is slowly falling for her.


Sure, the hero was a jerk.

The Perfect Wife by Jane Goodger

All in all it was a great story. For all her new looks, Anne is still an outcast.

First and foremost was the setting. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The respective besties are great but played a huge part in the prefect – past and present. I work full time, have an editing business, and in my free time iane like a fanatic. August 3, Publication Date: Don’t Want No Sugar by J. At first I thought how in the world am I ever going to like Henry.

He is moderately prosperous from a shipbuilding business he owns and is to come into a very large fortune when he turns 30, but until then his grandfather controls the fortune and refuses to release it.

Knowing all this, I think the writer is “wise” to put not one, but TWO additional subplots beside the main story. I suppose I could have hated Henry, but Goodger does a great job of showing us why he acted as he did and his bitter regret at the conseqences to Anne. Rich without being flowery, deep without being dragging. There were lots of events and very poignant scene about heroine’s ruining, yet I read it like a normal tea party, not any feeling kindled in me.

Seriously she wavers whenever the H so much as touches her. The writing itself was decent. Click here to see the rest of this review. But Henry Owen’s intentions were far from honorable — marriage was merely his last recourse to secure his inheritan A young bride questions her new husband’s true motives for marriage in this surprising novel of playful revenge and ravishing romance. Will the two find their HEA? It has a very classic, yet very charming plot for my book taste.


Anne is a total innocent and Goodger gives an excellent description of how this shy and innocent woman is awakened to love and desire. Praise for the novels of Jane Goodger: The constant back and forth in the relationship between the leads and the confusing amount of hesitation on the heroine’s part was exasperating. I have three kids, one a college grad, one in college, and one still in high school who’s a fantastic writer.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But the game of seduction not only has Henry’s but also Anne’s heart in danger. Society will not receive a divorced woman, but they will still receive the now very rich Henry.

I cannot believe I wasted several hours on such a stupid book. At the end of their wedding day Henry tells Anne that he must see to some business and will be back soon. I felt the same way with The Deal by Elle Kennedy.

Okay I love Jane Goodger but this book was not my favorite. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.