Here is my review:If I had realized that before I finished it, some things would have made a lot more sense. I make it a point to never start in the middle of a series for this reason alone. Beyond that, I did enjoy the story. I read it very quickly while traveling and I could easily see the scenes unfolding in my mind.
I enjoyed the love story aspect of the book. The reluctant suitor was a true gentleman and a good man at heart. The heroine reminded me a little of Emma, by Jane Austin. She meant well but had a way of messing things up in pursuit of her own interests. She was also much more selfish than she realized at first. I also enjoyed the time frame that the book was set it as I find details of life from other time periods fascinating.
I wish that faith, and an explanation thereof, would have been a little more prominent in the story, however. I think if I had read the first two books in the series already then that might have been explained a little bit better. I also thought that the resolution happened very quickly and a little awkwardly, but again, this might be explained by no knowledge of the previous stories. This was a quick and amusing read, but I would recommend reading the first books first!
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