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Millicent understands the terms of her arranged marriage all too well She gets to be a Countess by marrying an impoverished Earl And in return the Earl Fitzhugh receives the benefit of her vast wealth saving his family from bankruptcy Because of her youth they have agreed to wait eight years before consummating the marriage So we come to it at lastA mundane marital task was this not An obligation he d put off for too long Why then as he advanced toward the bedroom did he feel as if he were being swept out to sea That the tides and currents would be unlike anything he d ever known in the calm estuary that had been his marriageMillicent Millie Graves an heiress was wed at sixteen Her father determined that they be joined to a titled family arranged the marriage to the impoverished Earl Fitzhugh Fitz at nineteen and newly titled was not yet ready for marriage let alone children Fitz and Millie make an agreement to not consummate the marriage until they both want children Though married they would live separate lives for the agreed eight years But now with the eight year pact finally drawing to a close Fitz s first and only love makes a reappearance in his life There are many talented writers of historical romance But even they tend to write within certain guidelines never wavering from what s expected from the genre Sherry Thomas does not write the expected She steps on the toes of predictable romance tropes Her romances rely on the usual happily ever afters misunderstandings and impossibly handsome heroes But she takes a twisted and often tortured path to that rainbow at the end of the story Her romances don t work for everyone that s for sureBut with a writing style and prose almost second to none in historical romance she delivers in Ravishing the Heiress another absorbing story Sweet sensible self controlled Millie falls in love at first sight with the handsome young Fitz Fitz in love with another barely notices Millie as a woman but they develop a deep beautiful friendship over their eight year marriage Readers who baulk at adultery misunderstandings and the hero pining for another woman for most of the book will have trouble enjoying this Fitz for the most part is a blind selfish fool He s offended when others disrespect Millie yet he is the worst offender and the cause of others disrespect a hypocrite No one is allowed to disrespect my wife least of all some woman with whom I am temporarily keeping companyTheir honeymoon was awful heartbreaking for Millie and for me as a reader The narrative switches back and forth between the past and present The resolution of all this drama is uick and the ending abruptBut like every Sherry Thomas novel I ve read at the end I m left with the impression that I ve just read something than a mere romance Steam 25 The Freeze-Frame Revolution put off for too long Why then as he advanced toward the bedroom did he feel as if he were being swept out to sea That the tides and currents would be unlike anything he d ever known in the calm estuary that had been his marriageMillicent Millie Graves an heiress was wed at sixteen Her father determined that they be joined to a titled family arranged the marriage to the impoverished Earl Fitzhugh Fitz at nineteen and newly titled was not yet ready for marriage let alone children Fitz and Millie make an agreement to not consummate the marriage until they both want children Though married they would live separate lives for the agreed eight years But now with the eight year The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 pact finally drawing to a close Fitz s first and only love makes a reappearance in his life There are many talented writers of historical romance But even they tend to write within certain guidelines never wavering from what s expected from the genre Sherry Thomas does not write the expected She steps on the toes of Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus predictable romance tropes Her romances rely on the usual happily ever afters misunderstandings and impossibly handsome heroes But she takes a twisted and often tortured His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch path to that rainbow at the end of the story Her romances don t work for everyone that s for sureBut with a writing style and The Doctors Dating Bargain prose almost second to none in historical romance she delivers in Ravishing the Heiress another absorbing story Sweet sensible self controlled Millie falls in love at first sight with the handsome young Fitz Fitz in love with another barely notices Millie as a woman but they develop a deep beautiful friendship over their eight year marriage Readers who baulk at adultery misunderstandings and the hero The Collection pining for another woman for most of the book will have trouble enjoying this Fitz for the most Whispers of Feathers part is a blind selfish fool He s offended when others disrespect Millie yet he is the worst offender and the cause of others disrespect a hypocrite No one is allowed to disrespect my wife least of all some woman with whom I am temporarily keeping companyTheir honeymoon was awful heartbreaking for Millie and for me as a reader The narrative switches back and forth between the Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal past and Entrepreneurial Vernacular present The resolution of all this drama is uick and the ending abruptBut like every Sherry Thomas novel I ve read at the end I m left with the impression that I ve just read something than a mere romance Steam 25

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And then only to beget an heir After which they will lead separate livesIt is a most sensible arrangement Except for one little thing Somehow Millie has fallen head over heels in love with her husband Her husband who has become her very best friend but nothing Her husband who plans to reunite with his childhood sweetheart 45 stars HELL HAS FROZEN OVER I found a historical romance book that I LOVED And it s all Didi s fault because of this spectacular review she wrote I have a long history of loathing with historical romance As a history major in college I get nitpicky about the details and often end up screaming things at the book such as why are you not pregnant yet or why are you talking like a millennial Neither of these two things were an issue with this book Ravishing the Heiress with a title that has nothing to do with the book is about a young girl named Millie who meets her intended fiance and falls in love with him on sight The problem is Fitz is in love with another girl but he must marry Millie for money Cue eight years of Fitz s anguish over losing the love of his life and eight years of Millie anguishing over a husband who could never love her back Through these eight years the two become best friends and have an unconventional marriage in which they aren t together initmately but only put on a show for propiety Fitz also remains unaware of Millie s feelings for himThis was the perfect angsty read to get me out of my reading funk and it definitely made me rethink my historical romance ban As long as it s angsty and historically accurate For those who are maybe interested in reading this it reminded me uite a bit of Natasha Anders The Unwanted Wife which I also loved

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The beautiful and newly widowed Isabelle as soon as he has honored the pact with his wife As the hour they truly become husband and wife draws near both Millie and Fitzhugh must face the truth in their hearts Has their pact bred only a great friendship or has it without either of them uite noticing given rise to a great lov I don t know if I could do what Millie have done but I applaud Ms Thomas for having written such a wonderful storyI wanted so many times to slap shake punch Fitz that it s not funnyHow can an intelligent man submit a woman his wife to something like that InconceivableI got at the beginning that he was devastated I got that he didn t want to marry I got that he was sick to his heart I got all that But for God s sake he went with other woman without shame or thought how his wife will feel about that And when after many years finally they became friends and partners and they both had feeling for each other what did he do He decided to leave Millie for his ex when she returns to London as a widdow With two children too OMG O M GSo I don t really don t know if I would have been able to bear all Millie went through She was a saint A fool IMHO but stilll a saintSo why 5 stars Because Ms Thomas you dear lady are a genius has written an incredible story where a saint Millie gets her heart s desire the idiot she loves More the idiot finally discovers what a gem he has as a wife and how much he loves herWhat a journey this was Spanning years heartbreaks for poor Millie obviously and beautiful freindship building moments this story has left me with a satisfaction of having read a true life not love but life story


10 thoughts on “Ravishing the Heiress

  1. says:

    WARNING GIFs since it seems to be a bugaboo for some with liking and feeds and whatnotIt's been a couple days and yet I still don't know how to formulate my thoughts about this bookWhyBecause I still feel like thisOh but you're just a hater you might say And you'd be partly right These new romances do have lots to live up to IMO

  2. says:

    Full disclosure here Angsty storylines are not my cup of tea More to the point angsty storylines are my brain's Kryptonite So what's a girl to do when she opens a book to discover two relentlessly annoying people

  3. says:

    So we come to it at lastA mundane marital task was this not An obligation he'd put off for too long Why then as he advanced toward the bedroom did he feel as if he were being swept out to sea That the tides and currents would be unlike anything he'd ever known in the calm estuary that had been his marriageMillic

  4. says:

    45 STARSI LOVED this Let me first just say that the title is uite misleading Ravishing The Heiress is a title that sounds like you'd be readin

  5. says:

    I've been feeling like rereading this book for months All Sherry Thomas really In these times I'm finding this the most satisfying way to read revisiting old favoritesI found so much to love about this book the second time around My first review was certainly inadeuate but I feel like my first read of it was as well Upg

  6. says:

    45 stars HELL HAS FROZEN OVER I found a historical romance book that I LOVED And it's all Didi's fault because of this spectacular review she wrote I have a long history of loathing with historical romance As a history major in college I get nitpicky about the details and often end up screaming things at the book such as why are you not pregnant yet or why are you talking like a millennial Neither of these two things were an issue

  7. says:

    The take home message of this book Be a good girl never complain don't make any waves and eventually he'll fall in love with youYeah I hated everything about this book It's love at first sight for Millie She just sees Fitz and boom it's love I'd give her a pass on that since she was only 16 but since she shows no

  8. says:

    400 Stars Historical RomanceVictorian Fitzimage error

  9. says:

    I don't know if I could do what Millie have done but I applaud Ms Thomas for having written such a wonderful storyI wanted so many times to slap shake punch Fitz that it's not funnyHow can an intelligent man submit a woman his wife to something like that InconceivableI got at the beginning that he was devastated I got that he didn't want to marry I got that he was sick to his heart I got all that But for God's sake he went with o

  10. says:

    This was a reread This one is an interesting contrast with the first in series book Beguiling the Beauty which seemed to be of a pre destined fate that the hh would come together and love was the by product This one was about opening the heart to the reality Feelings can slowly change over time I accept both stories arcs and enjoyed both stories but this one really packs in the feelsMillie loves her husband since the moment she

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