LibraryThing Review. User Review – nancynova – LibraryThing. Regency romance that’s a little different. Lily’s throat was injured in a childhood accident, making. Lady Lillian Walford Had The Look Of Perfection Yet a fateful flaw doomed her to a life of silence. And although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant. Lady Lillian Walford Had The Look Of PerfectionYet a fateful flaw doomed her to a life of silence. And although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant.
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For he knew that beneath the surface of her quiet beauty, Lillian was a priceless jewel. The depiction of the heroine’s speech was clumsily done, I thought. Best of all, I adored that he saved every little note she wrote him and sometimes takes them beguileed to look at them, remembering each moment with complete clarity. Lady Lillian Walford had the look of perfection, yet a fateful flaw doomed her to a life of silence.
She really jumped right out of the pages for me. Really enjoyed the sign language addition makes me wonder when it became more socially acceptable suxan, and the fact s;encer this was actually a romance of 4 couples, most prominently, Graydon and Lillian.
He also gets extremely angry with her brother for not telling him about her disability before hand, not because he was embarrassed to be seen with her, but because in his surprise, he very nearly humiliated her. Anthony is a kind and honorable gentleman.
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However after a certain point the story started to drag. So readers get four romances for the price of one, although the latter two were only veguiled through the eyes of the main hero and heroine. May beguilrd, Penny Hampson rated it really liked it. I have a general rule against books where the lead female says things like “Ah’m sorree” and “Ah’m stup-hid.
Lily’s throat was injured in a childhood accident, making speech difficult. In any event, I had a bit of pain in my chest for most of the book reading about the way the heroine was treated – like she didn’t exist, like she was some sort suxan idiot just because her vocal cords didn’t work – and I couldn’t help but want to jump into the book to be her friend.
These characters have strength and honor, if a bit misguided in the execution, they are all sincere in there feelings and so easy to get. Tricked by her brother into marriage with the lovely Lillian, Anthony was quick to realize his incredible luck.
As a second son, he left home young and lived a rough life as a pirate until duty called. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Because of her affliction, Lily was largely ignored and many even believed her to be demon-possessed and amoral apparently common misperceptions in that era about deaf and mute people.
He is currently the behuiled sought after bachelor in the ton; a good title, very handsome, perfect manners, and rich supposedly. She’s given up on ever marrying and having a normal life, but she still longs for just one season in London to experience what the city has to offer before settling into the rest of her life alone.
He was good looking, had a good title, was well-enough off money-wise, but had everything come to him easily. Beguiled Susan Bevuiled Paul Limited preview – In the background their antics were pretty amusing, but if they’d been more in the foreground, they probably would have driven me batty with their sheer stubbornness. I was joking, epencer course, but I really did want to be a writer. Swap 25 have, 2 want. I remember hating the lead girl’s family and loving the male lead, but begyiled much beyond that.
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Maybe I needed a book cover specer some hunk to get me interest in him! I’m quite glad I ppaul picked it up, because it turned out to be a great read.
Lily’s throat was injured in a childhood accident, making speech difficult. I put down that I would be a published author and have written the Great American Novel.
On top of that, Aaron has this intense, unrequited thing going ssuan with Margaret which he denies and tries to ignore with every fiber of his being.
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spsncer Despite this, Lily feels invisible and knows that she’ll not make a fit wife for any man, but she wants to experience a London season just once. She’s proficient in sign language and also writes notes to communicate. They will be forgiven if he escorts Lily during the season, but Lilly isn’t to know.
An although Anthony Harbreas, the gallant Earl of Gryadon, had showered her with his attention, Lillian knew beguile was fit to be no man’s wife. In fact, the first time she actually speaks his name, he thinks her voice is beautiful. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. She hates the sound of her own voice and generally chooses not to use it, leaving most to mistakenly assume that she’s mute and sometimes deaf as well. I just loved the way her speech was written in the book, I felt like I could almost hear her voice.
As such, he doesn’t think she could ever love someone like him and that she deserves far better. Even though they might have saved themselves a lot of grief in the long-run, their hearts were always in the right place in the moment.
But the female protagonist’s psuedo-muteness makes for a much more convincing flaw than others to be found in the historical romance genre, so the ‘we-must-not-marry-I-am-unworthy’ thing is less obnoxious than usual. In the background their antics were pretty amusing, but if they’d been more in the foreground, they probably would have driven me batty with their sheer stubbornness. Anthony Harbreas, Earl of Graydon. In some ways, I would have liked some parts to have been explored more in depth.
I just really like this story and these characters and even though I’ve read this more times than I can remember, I still go back to it for a re-read ever few years.