Dearly Beloved (Signet Regency Romance) [Mary Jo Putney] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. On a course toward revenge, Diana. If you’re Mary Jo Putney and you’re writing “Dearly Beloved,” there’s no such thing as too many. I have lost my patience with this book. It’s like. Dearly Beloved By Mary Jo Putney – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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I woke up at 5: He won’t trust her. So we get past that and we reach the culmination of the story. Customers who bought this item also bought. Another wonderful story from this author I was so involved in this story I resented having to leave it to go to work!

Penguin Publishing Group- Fiction – pages. I was on the edge of my seat a great deal of the time during my time reading this book!

But I have to say it was not one of the most fun books I’ve enjoyed. That lord was the dark and handsome Viscount Gervase St. I like Mary Jo Putney’s style. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. And I hope she finds a way to give these experiences the respect they deserve. The spy, evil Frenchman and gay cousin elements were pitiful attempts at making the story more than a love story.

Assumes the worst with no proof. She chose Scotland as her destination, hoping her sister would take her in, but her very righteous sister wants nothing to do with her.

After earning degrees in English Literature and Industrial Design at Syracuse University, she did various forms of design work in California and England before inertia took over in Baltimore, Maryland, where she has lived very comfortably ever since. Suspension of disbelief was not possible. From Geoffrey, Diana’s young son who suffers from epileptic “fits” – to Madeline, the reformed courtesan who cautions Diana that “a courtesan must never fall in love with her protector” – and Edith, the quiet Yorkshire woman who has been a part of Diana’s life for years.


Both belloved character of the hero and the heroine are well developed and both are tortured by their less than perfect childhoods. He spared no thought for the girl. You picked some mega heavyweight elements for this story, and if anyone could make it work, it would be you. Quotes from Dearly Mart. Gervase is inexplicably drawn to her and enters into an arrangement with her.

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Thank you for your feedback. I thought I had read every one of her books, but this one popped up on Amazon and I grabbed belovd.

Putney Mary Jo is a very good writer. Not badly written, but wrong on so many levels. So, this story also has some definite action to it. Bad things must be done in order to have this type of storyline. Mar 02, Susan rated it liked it Shelves: So he raped the young girl on their pathetic wedding night.

And what about the heroine’s Belovef up to this point?

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Diana couldn’t believe it. Lastly, we look at his lack of sobriety and command of his mental faculties If you are patient enough and have followed my belooved review to this point, I will tell you finally what happened in this questionable story.

I am saying this because I have first hand experience of the horrors human beings are capable of This regardless of the fact that she has quite a severely sick and impressionable young child, and that beolved has absolutely no experience even flirting with men, never mind playing bedroom games with them.

Cateodata este mai palpitant sa descoperi misterele unei povesti pe parcursul acesteia. One or her worst efforts. He is constantly thwarted by her refusal to commit to an exclusive relationship with him although she professes to have developed deep feelings for him.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Belovex. Because you are bored?? Also, there was no explanation for why the heroine pitney tell the hero about his son a long time ago, which would have been the right thing to do for so many reasons her loathing the boy’s father is not an acceptable reason for not telling him – it’s just childish, IMHO.

The antagonists were detestable and shadowed the protagonists interactions throughout their lives.

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That perhaps there could be a reason for the act and we the reader could somehow justify and downgrade it to a less offensive transgression. All of the above made both the hero and heroine in my opinion redeemable. About Mary Jo Putney. Several aspects of this book brought the grade down significantly, despite excellent writing and well-fleshed out characters. British spymaster Lord Gervase needs unmask an evil count supporting Napoleon. Coincidences are often a leitmotiv in these types of novels luck or fate?

On the whole, Dearly Beloved is a regency romance filled with secrets and lies, danger and mystery, betrayal and redemption, and a love to mend all wounds. Lord Gervase and Diana, a hidden heir! So when we are judging someone for their behavior we have to understand not only their story, societal influences, and moral and ethical understanding, but also our own biases that may cause us to have knee jerk reactions.

It is here that MJP takes the offensive action and makes it personal to the reader. This story is about revenge.